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Streamlining The Sports Recruiting Process with FieldLevel

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That''s what Los Angeles-based FieldLevel (www.fieldlevel.com) has been working on, making it easier for coaches to network and exchange information on athletes. What makes it really different, is our platform empowers coaches. It''s exclusive only to verified coaches.

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Some great coaches are younger than you are.

Berkonomics

But most of all, I had to gain acceptance as “one of us” in an environment where my CEO coaching and my money did not count. Especially for social media-based businesses, we all need to recalibrate our thinking about who is the teacher and who is the student.

Online Training, Coaching and Instruction

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 -- Online Training, Coaching and Instruction. LA Web Ventures.Several members of the group have an exciting startup project involving computer assisted instruction. Come and participate in a group brainstorm where you can share your ideas to shape this product and even join the team (they're recruiting). See [link] (more

DFJ, Pasadena Angels lead $1.4M funding in Edufii

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Other participants in the funding round include the Gideon Hixon Fund, Tech Coast Angels, SLO Seed Ventures and coaching industry private investors including Tiger Woods’ first coach Rudy Duran. DFJ Frontier and Pasadena Angels have led a $1.4 million Series A funding in Edufii Inc., the social/mobile platform for skill development.

Register For A Free CEOFlow Coaching Session

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I have a great opportunity for both you and the person that refers them to me… CEOFlow is my coaching program for CEOs. Free CEOFlow Coaching Session (One Available Per Week). I’m offering a free 30-minute CEOFlow coaching session to one CEO per week (each is a $375 value).

Oakley, Intel Link On Voice Activated Eyewear

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Sunglasses brand Oakley --owned by Luxottica Group--and Intel said that the two have partnered to launch a new "smart eyewear" system, called the Radar Pace , which will offer real-time, voice activated coaching for athletes. According to the two, the new device will provide personalized training programs, performance tracking, and coaching in real time.

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GoodLooks Launches Lifestyle Expert Marketplace

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Los Angeles-based GoodLooks , a new startup focused on connecting people with "lifestyle experts", said it has launched a new online marketplace to find career and life coaches, personal trainers, fashion stylists and dietitians. goodlooks lifestyle expert market marketplace career coach fashion

The Importance of Teams and Why the Best Leaders Cultivate Them

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Increasingly I find myself engaging executive coaches at companies an trying to help executive teams get 360 degree feedback. The best leaders I know encourage coaches to come in and are willing to listen to feedback about themselves. I often find myself coaching people, “Of course we could come up with an informed view on [this topic] but I’d rather we dedicate even more time to recruiting an expert we trust to run this function.”

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How To Apply For A Free CEOFlow Coaching Session (Five Available)

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I have a great opportunity for both you and the person that refers them to me… CEOFlow is my coaching program for CEOs. I’m offering a f^ree CEOFlow coaching session to five CEOs (each is a $375 value).

An experienced coach has seen your movie before.

Berkonomics

Business coaches come in all sizes and shapes. You’ll have a relative willing to devote time, a school friend with business experience, professionals who charge for the service, investors with a reason to promote your success and more. But by far the best coaches are those that have lived through the process you’re going through and built successful enterprises in your same industry. How do you pay a coach?

A Teachable Moment on Race

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From Mike Ditka, Hall-of-Fame coach of the Chicago Bears, in typical bullying form : “If they don’t like the country, if they don’t like our flag, get the hell out. Breaking: 76-year-old white football coach doesn’t see the atrocities going on in this country.

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Edufii Scores $1.4M For Athletic Training App

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The funding was led by DFJ Frontier and the Pasadena Angels, and also included Gideon Hixon Fund, Tech Coast Angels, SLO Seed Ventures, along with Rudy Duran, who was the first coach for Tiger Woods. Edufii''s app lets coaches, teachers, and athletes capture and annotate training and coaching sessions. smartphone mobile social athlete coach training athletic funding capital venture edufii San Luis Obispo-based Edufii said this morning that it has raised $1.4M

How To Apply For A Free CEOFlow Coaching Session (Five Available)

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I have a great opportunity for both you and the person that refers them to me…keep reading… CEOFlow is my coaching program for CEOs. I’m offering a f^ree CEOFlow coaching session to five CEOs (each is a $375 value).

Takehollywood Links With Mobli

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Takehollywood offers up a large library of videos where actors, acting coaches, agents, casting directors, directors, and producers provide their advice on a wide range of areas. takehollywood mobli short form video acting instruction coach hollywood actor teaching mobile sharing

The Valuable Unsung Heroes of Startups

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And speaking of coaching, if you haven’t read Googled by Ken Auletta you should. And in it he profiles the work of Coach Campbell who was once on the boards of both Google & Apple. EXECUTIVE COACHES.

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Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company

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Get A Coach. Like athletes, entrepreneurs benefit greatly from a coach, in the form of a caring mentor. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. Even Stephen Curry Needs To Practice. Entrepreneurship is a contact sport. It cannot be learned from a book or in a classroom.

Fandango Launches Original Video Effort

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The company said those videos will include Fanticipation, focused on weekend box office contenders; Honored, focused on awards season; and Unsung, featuring the unsung folks in Hollywood such as character actors, dialect coaches, costume designers, and more.

Cameron Kashani Launches COACCEL, The Human Accelerator

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She is a well respected, globally renowned intuitive counselor and coach to high-level Politicians and CEOs, who has been helping her clients all around the world since 2001 with a 99.99% success rate.

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Arivale Brings Gene Sequencing Driven Wellness To Los Angeles

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The startup combines whole genome sequencing and other diagnostic tests, along with data analysis software, and provides counselor-driven, health coaching services aimed at long-term health and wellness of its clients. Arivale , a health and wellness startup founded by genetic sequencing pioneer Dr. Leroy Hood, has launched itself into the Los Angeles market, as its first expansion beyond its home market of Seattle.

ResumeBucket Nears 1 Million Users

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The firm said that it will be awarding a prize to celebrate its millionth user, as part of a celebration of the milestone, including a new suit or professional outfit, a feature of the user's resume on its frontpage, an interviewing coaching session with Hekman, and more. Los Angeles-based ResumeBucket , the online resume site co-founded by Ted Hekman and Josh Stomel, said today that it is approaching the one millionth user of its website.

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FieldLevel Launches Matching Algorithm For Sports Recruiting

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Can a software algorithm help student athletes and coaches connect better? Los Angeles-based FieldLevel , which operates an online social network aimed at coaches and sports recruiting, said Friday that it has rolled out new technology its says allows coaches to more easily identify student athletes, making it easier for teams to attract better talent.

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Omkar Kulkarni On The Cedar Sinai-Techstars Health Accelerator

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It's hard to get that kind of rapid feedback, guidance, coaching, and mentoring in such a short period of time elsewhere.

Omkar Kulkarni On The Cedars-Sinai, Techstars Health Accelerator

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It's hard to get that kind of rapid feedback, guidance, coaching, and mentoring in such a short period of time elsewhere.

Venture Capital is About Human Capital

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We help founders through difficult moments, we help coach, we act as sparring partners, we help them resolve conflicts when they’re fighting with co-founders and we help them deal with adversity as well as successes.

Understanding the Politics of Tech Startups

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It’s why I called out the importance of “executive coaches” in this post. Given how important people management is it’s surprising more of us don’t have group coaches.

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17hats Finds $4M To Build Tools For Solo Entrepreneurs

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The company is targeting such solopreneurs as photographers, developers, interior designers, business coaches, event planners, bookkeepers, consultants and others. Pasadena-based 17hats , a startup that develops business management software aimed specifically at solo entrepreneurs (solopreneurs), has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Wavemaer Partners, and also included Talmadge O'Neill and Harry Tsao of Mezi Media and Tamim Mourad of PriceGrabber.

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The Most Thoughtful Human Story of the Election I’ve Read

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he coached me and my 3 siblings in basketball and soccer and more. I received this email from a friend. He gave me permission to publish it but asked to do so anonymously. It was so thoughtful, so gracious, so explanatory — I felt you would all enjoy reading it. It’s from a startup founder.

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iChange Acquired By Herbalife

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iChange, which was headed by Stu MacFarlane, will be used by Herbalife's independent distributors to provide wellness coaching to clients. El Segundo-based iChange , the operator of an online community focused on lifestyle changes, weight loss, and nutrition, has been acquired by Herbalife , according to investor Momentum Venture Management. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

What I Would Look for When Choosing a VC – Knowing What I Know Now?

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VCs should be more of a coach than proscriptively telling you what to do. I think of VCs as coaches. But successful coaches find a way to get the most out of all the existing players on the field and avoid too much unnecessary trading. Picking a VC is hard.

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Some Thoughts on Leadership Going into 2016

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I’ve spent hours this week reading about the firing of the head coach and personnel manager of the football team I support – The Philadelphia Eagles. His name was Chip Kelly and he came off of a very successful stint as the coach of the collegiate Oregon Ducks. This is something I try to coach against. Having time to think about “leadership” at most startups feels like a luxury.

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The Importance of Realism in Startups

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I made many classic first-time mistakes which serves both as my warning signal of which teams to avoid funding (if I perceive they will make critical mistakes often led by hubris) and also as my source for coaching others. I’ve done a lot of video interviews.

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Blisters and Basketball – How to Boost Excellent Execution in Your Organization

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I admire John Wooden, the legendary UCLA basketball coach. He spent the first day of practice each year teaching his team how to put its socks on properly. Wooden’s reasoning? If you can avoid blisters, you’ll focus more, play better, and boost your on-court performance.

Livestrong.com Trumpets Apps Milestone

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The firm said that 10,000 people have quite smoking using its MyQuit Coach application, a smartphone app to help users quit smoking; and, the firm said it is making its LIVESTRONG.COM Calorie Tracker app free for Windows phones. Santa Monica-based LIVESTRONG.COM , the health and wellness site run by Demand Media, is trumpeting two pieces of app news today.

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Fastpoint Games Acquired By Weplay

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Weplay offers up an online social site aimed at coaches, parents, and players of youth sports. Santa Monica-based Fastpoint Games , the developer of virtual fantasy sports games which was headed by Kelly Perdew, has been sold to Los Angeles-based WePlay , Weplay announced Monday. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed.

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The Loneliness of Success that Nobody Talks About

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Advisors / Coaches / Mentors.

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Don’t Let Your Startup O.D. On Cash

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For many years after Microsoft became highly successful, its executives (yes, including Mr. Gates) flew coach. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. Raising too much cash, too early, can kill your startup.

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Insights and Opinions: New Grads, Save Yourself and Start A Company

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This pre-event audience was made up of alumni and special guests who would soon be mingling with the about-to-be graduates, coaching them on networking and other magic tricks related to finding a job.

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CLU Boots Up New Startup Center

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In an effort to bolster startups and entrepreneurs in the San Fernando, East Ventura and Santa Clarita Valleys, a group has just started a new Center for Entrepreneurship and Growth , which will provide training, coaching, consulting, and other resources for local entrepreneurs.

Unlike You, Mark Zuckerberg And Bill Gates Can Go Both Ways

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Like the CEO of a BDC, indoor volleyball coaches can rest their players and strategically replace a player during a match. For instance, in a close match, a coach may decide to substitute a weak server for a stronger one.

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From Call Center Agent To C-Suite Executive: How This Amazing Woman Did It

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Her positive attitude and willingness to take chances rapidly propelled her to the coveted and influential position of Coach. Several Zappos employees had mentioned "Coach" and the impact she has had on the corporation during our tour. Selfless Coaching.