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Comparably Contrasts Pay Satisfaction Between Women and Men

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Comparably said that it polled over 1,000 people in the technology industry who are part of its service. READ MORE>>.

Here Comes New Ideas from BPM

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Cost Efficiency. Business Agility. BPM software programs help to provide the agility that is becoming increasingly necessary.

Punchcard | Rewarding Loyal and Providing Incentives

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Your Customer Success Team Is Focusing On The Wrong Definition Of Success

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Sure You Track Satisfaction, But Whose Success Are You Monitoring? The Most Important Metric. Such metrics will obviously differ.

Startups Should Focus On Their Net Profit Score Not Potential Promoters

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The higher a company’s NPS, allegedly the higher its customer satisfaction. You miss 100% of the shots you never take.”  Wayne Gretzky.

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PC Mall Opens Daily Deals Site

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PC Mall said that its focus with OnSale is helping provide long term profitability and satisfaction to its merchant partners. READ MORE>>.

3 Reasons SaaS Savvy Entrepreneurs Don’t Build Their Own Portals

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Overall, according to Gartner, the SaaS market will top $22 billion by 2015. Time to market.

Car Door Slam Or Spare Tire? Should Startups Build For Buyers Or Users?

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A version of this article previously appeared Forbes. Because many consumers value design features over those which impact performance.

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Betterworks Plans Expansion To OC, San Diego, Austin, and NYC

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Booyah, Brightroll, Chegg, Evernote, Dailybooth, Formspring, Get Satisfaction, Inner Circle Labs, Klout, Miso, Nokia, Parisoma, Plancast and Twilio. The firm--which has been ramping up efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area over the last few months--said it so far has signed up private beta customers at. READ MORE>>.

You Can’t Teach People To Be Entrepreneurs, But Entrepreneurs Can Be Taught

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for Easiness. I am proud that students who express satisfaction with my classes also note that they involve a significant time commitment.

A simple test: “Are we managing like jerks?”

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Will the requested outcome advance any of your goals – or just provide an increment of satisfaction?  Sure gets your attention. Well, then.

You Are Never Too Old To Learn To Surf (aka: Don’t Be Afraid To Suck)

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A version of this article previously appeared on  Forbes. My frustration with new activities was heightened by my desire to be "the best."

What I Learned In 2015: Lief Morin, KeyInfo

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His role is to ensure KeyInfo retains its technological leadership and remains focused on client satisfaction. When we returned to the U.S.

Insights: Turning Soft on Social Entrepreneurship

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But I remember her dedication and something more I could sense: she was enjoying a supreme sense of satisfaction as she fulfilled her ambitious dreams.

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Echo Labs Wins “Quick Pitch” Contest with Digital Hybrid Microscope

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Echo Labs’ hybrid microscope. Cho, a former sales manager for Nikon Instruments and Vala Sciences, founded Echo Labs in 2014. Echo Labs image).

Nervana’s $400M+ Buyout Reflects Key Tech Trend in Machine Learning

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Just about anything you’ve heard [about] at Google that sounds interesting and new is based on machine learning,” Jurvetson said at the time.

Nine Startup Tips From Walt Disney

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Note: This is an installment in the Iconic Advice series. Other installments include: Jeff Bezos , Steve Jobs and Richard Branson. 1.

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Who cares about customer loyalty?

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Repeat customers, raving fans, angry backlashers, commodity shoppers.  Oh boy, what a range of loyalty these represent.  Often. It takes work. Growth

Don’t Do Tequila Shots With Your Mentor

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Be Sharing - Mentors are often motivated by the satisfaction they derive from vicariously sharing in your success. Access part I  HERE.

Punchcard | Rewarding Loyal and Providing Incentives

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Why You (And Your Employees) Have To Work

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Your primary responsibility is to maximize your employees’ ability to pursue these three tenants of professional satisfaction. guarantee it.”

How to Deliver More Software Projects On Time

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There’s an old joke in software development, “How much time does it take to design software?” CEOs are time-driven creatures.

SaaS Subcriptions Are Great – TranSaaSional Pricing Is Better

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A version of this article previously appeared on  Forbes. hybrid of the SaaS model is emerging. Focus on Existing Customers. Give First, Then Take.

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Is ‘servant leadership’ too soft for today’s workforce?

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More important, a servant leader involves employees in the process of decision–making, focusing upon the performance and satisfaction of employees.

One Book Every Entrepreneur Should Own

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They gain satisfaction and status from knowing “stuff” and one-upping other men in sharing and debating facts. ‘The Call.”

September SCribe Is Here

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Check out the latest edition of the SCribe Newsletter.  Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Websites of the sponsors that make this all possible. VentureNet tickets will sell out soon - so don’t wait to secure your seats!

A Major Step In Gender Equality – Rentable Bridesmaid Dresses

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We keep our eye on a handful of metrics, but we’re focused on customer satisfaction. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

Interview with Mike Whitmire, CEO and Co-founder, FloQast

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If you read our reviews and customer satisfaction scores, it's very clear we've found product market fit. For today's interview, we sat down and talked with Mike Whitmire , the CEO and Co-founder of Los Angeles-based FloQast (www.floqast.com), a developer of financial close management software for enterprise accounting. Thanks, and good luck!

Startup Children – How To Parent An Entrepreneur (Part II) - Sales Advice From Dr. Seuss

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Note: This is part II of a five part series. Access the first installment HERE , part III HERE , part IV HERE , and part V HERE. The Plot. Thank you.

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Startup Lessons From The Beatles’ Biggest Failure

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Years later the Beatles recalled their rejection by Decca with bitter satisfaction. A version of this article previously appeared on Inc.

The Evolution of the App Stores

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In many ways, Apple and Google are following similar paths. There were also areas in which the focus of the two conferences diverged.

Newegg Launches New Program For Marketplace Sellers

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According to NewEgg, its NewEgg Premier Seller Program includes increased product exposure, enhanced product lists, a "Premier" badge, and other benefits, and can only be applied for by the company's most trusted sellers with the best customer satisfaction ratings. READ MORE>>. newegg marketplace third party electronics ecommerce retail

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

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The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.”. People are free or cheap because of the recession.

LeanLA Presents: Beware of False Prophets

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The message was clear, beware of false prophets when dealing with your young and budding startup.  Lean Approach. Model-Focused. Metrics-Guided.

Better Business Bureau? For who?

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Even better, we resolved all of them to full satisfaction and refunded all monies requested. How many BBB logos are there? Not too shabby IMHO!

Interview with Jeb Spencer, TVC Capital

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The firm's investor was San Diego-based TVC Capital , which invested only $4M in total in Accordent before it was acquired. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

HomeHero, Cedars-Sinai Link On Patient Transition Program

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According to HomeHero and Cedars-Sinai, the new program will help transition patients from the hospital to home, with the goal of reducing inpatient readmissions, raising patient satisfaction and improving health outcomes. Financial impact of the deal was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Better is the Enemy of Good Enough.

Berkonomics

One designer, one engineer, one developer seeking to achieve a degree of perfection to meet a personal level of satisfaction is capable of derailing an entire complex project. And yet, who would not want the highest quality product to place into a competitive marketplace?  The fight for quality

At The Pool Pivots to Mobile Only & Ditches Common Interests to Proximity

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Smart matching offline connections startup, At The Pool , has today launched a mobile app that is set to reinvent the way people connect and interact.

Redfin Takes Tech-Centric Real Estate To Santa Barbara

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Redfin employs real estate agents who are paid based on client satisfaction rather than commission, and is centered around iOS, Android apps, and a website, all geared towards clients more comfortable with technology than people. The company also offers up lower fees for both sellers and buyers. READ MORE>>.