An experienced coach has seen your movie before.

Berkonomics

Business coaches come in all sizes and shapes. Photo courtesy IBM Business Coaching. 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.

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Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching

SoCal Tech Calendar

Sunday, April 29, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts. Participate in friendly competition and win bragging rights and special TCA recognition with plaques and digital website badges awarded to category favorites and participants.

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Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, April 28, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts. Participate in friendly competition and win bragging rights and special TCA recognition with plaques and digital website badges awarded to category favorites and participants.

Make Yourself A Key Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Startup Professionals Musings

The only “sustainable competitive advantage” in business is self-awareness. They don’t hesitate to get help from executive coaches, Meyers Briggs training, or other peer groups, such as the EO Network. entrepreneur scott belsky sustainable competitive advantage

Delane Parnell’s plan to conquer amateur esports

TechCrunch LA

The company raised $46 million last year—its first year operating—with the vision that owning the infrastructure for competitions and expanding it to encompass other social elements of gaming can make it the largest gaming company in the world.

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?

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Where’s your team playbook? Hmm?

Berkonomics

From experience and from information about the competition, a coach creates a playbook that contains detailed plans for actions or plays that the entire team must know without question and execute without pause in order to win games and advance toward the playoffs.

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5 Keys To Business Culture That Are Counter-Intuitive

Startup Professionals Musings

These things are clearly good for morale, but its not so clear that they translate into a competitive advantage. HR leaders are your culture coaches, and responsible for aligning managers and employees with the desired culture.

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Launching from beta, ProGuides is making money ensuring that gamers never play alone

TechCrunch LA

The company lowers its rates for popular gamers or gamers who are willing to spend more time on the platform either selling their services or actually coaching esports players. The LA-based company also has some venture-backed competition on the East Coast.

Gamify those otherwise dull work assignments

Berkonomics

Most of us are driven by the competitive spirit, the desire or need to win. It provides a short competitive experience with a measurable outcome in which the players know who won and by how much. Be a good coach and be creative.

Does your team know your playbook?

Berkonomics

From experience and from information about the competition, a coach creates a playbook that contains detailed plans for actions or plays that the entire team must know without question and execute without pause in order to win games and advance toward the playoffs.

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13 Ecosystem Builders That Are Boosting Startup Growth

Tech.Co

BlackTech Week was created in 2014, and in four short years, they’ve gained over 2700 participants, 150 speakers, and 3 pitch competitions. While winning pitch competitions is great, it’s not the most important thing about Startup of the Year.

Accelerators: a recent and positive trend

Berkonomics

Although that is still a good idea in many cases, there is a recent alternative available to some entrepreneurs on a competitive basis that seems most attractive and positive.

Coach 268

Yes, You Can Get A Scholarship To College To Play Overwatch

socalTECH

Are you a competitive, e-sports player specializing in Overwatch , the popular title developed by Blizzard? The University of California, Irvine, said on Wednesday that it will offer up an e-sports scholarship to the school, where it will provide $2500 a year to players who attend the school--and commit to another 15-20 hours per week working on practice, team meetings, competitions, and other efforts.

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Two Local Tech, Investment Executives Named In College Fraud Investigation

socalTECH

Two people associated with Southern California's high tech investment and startup industry have been named as part of the far reaching investigation into a college admissions scandal , which named Hollywood actresses, CEOs, coaches at USC, UCLA, and UCSD, as well as many others.

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Five ways to make your company stand out.

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] Price can become a competitive tool by creative companies where they can change the game, reducing the number of parts for example to lower manufacturing costs, or reducing the time to install a product, lowering after-sale costs.

Turn “process” into “game.”

Berkonomics

Most of us are driven by the competitive spirit, the desire or need to win. It provides a short competitive experience with a measurable outcome in which the players know who won and by how much. Be a good coach, and be creative.

Does your business need money? Read this!

Berkonomics

Whether the partner is a supplier looking to gain a lock on your business as it grows or a customer looking to create a competitive barrier through use of your product, such an investment typically carries fewer restrictions than from a professional investor and less oversight.

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7 Common Themes That Indicate An Extraordinary Leader

Startup Professionals Musings

Works with other team members on mutual aspirations (coach metaphor). It is not about leaders becoming coaches; it’s about leaders letting themselves be coached by others – advisors, team members, and even customers.

Coach 102

Is Your Pitch in the Strike Zone?

SoCal Tech Calendar

New this year, the pitch competition for entrepreneurs with innovative clean tech applications will be held on the evening of September 5th at the 3rd Annual PortTechEXPO. Angel and venture investors, business advisors and coaches, attorneys, accountants, and port representatives will be in attendance. Wednesday, September 5, 2012 -- Is Your Pitch in the Strike Zone? Entrepreneurs, does your pitch measure up?

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10 Key Strategies For Innovation Leadership By Design

Startup Professionals Musings

Design thinking” is a methodology used to solve complex challenges, such as the ones faced by every business in today’s rapidly changing and highly competitive environment. Coach others, rather than competing with others.

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Susan Cooney

Tech.Co

Susan is a startup coach and the founder of Givelocity, a social network for giving that offers a new spin on crowdfunding for good. She’s a startup advisor, mentor, investor and was a finalist in Fortune’s 2014 Brainstorm Tech Startup Idol competition.

10 Keys To Delivering Innovation As An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Creating intellectual property, including patents, is the kay to long-term value and a sustainable competitive advantage. Training and coaching. Ongoing coaching from the top is essential to maintain the attitude and spirit.

How VCs Think About Adding New Partners

Both Sides of the Table

Competitive (Athlete: skier & rowed at Princeton, hates losing at everything she does). She is a coach and mentor to team members. Let me start with the news that I’m excited to share with you.

The Importance of Teams and Why the Best Leaders Cultivate Them

Both Sides of the Table

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. It seems to me that we obsess too much with product features, sales pipelines, competitive pressures, fund raising and such. I was watching my favorite show on TV this morning – GPS (Global Public Square) with Fareed Zakaria.

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4 Strategies To Ramp Up The Total Customer Experience

Startup Professionals Musings

Much has been written recently about the requirement to focus today on the total customer experience, as a competitive edge or even for survival.

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Office Relationships Are Key, But Affairs Are Trouble

Startup Professionals Musings

in sociology, and is a coach and speaker on work issues and friendship. Can be a competitive advantage. Competition over salary, promotions, and position. This can cause feelings of unfairness, and initiate emotionally competitive efforts.

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How Great Entrepreneurs Spell Continuous Innovation

Startup Professionals Musings

Creating intellectual property, including patents, is the key to long-term value and a sustainable competitive advantage. Training and coaching. But these still need coaching on the unknowns, and ongoing education to keep up with the industry and the technology.

The Loneliness of Success that Nobody Talks About

Both Sides of the Table

Advisors / Coaches / Mentors.

Press 399

7 Tips For Building The Right People Relationships

Startup Professionals Musings

Provide and seek coach and advocate relationships. The best coaches are people who care about you as a person, without any ulterior motives, and intend to inspire you to be the best that you can be. A good coach is not a critic.

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6 Keys To Maximizing Your Own Leadership Performance

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m not an expert on leadership, so I am always on the lookout for specific development guidance, such as the classic book, “ Leadership Results ,” by the well-known leadership coach and business psychologist, Sebastian Salicru.

10 Principles For Sustainable Innovation In Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Creating intellectual property, including patents, is the kay to long-term value and a sustainable competitive advantage. Training and coaching. Ongoing coaching from the top is essential to maintain the attitude and spirit.

8 Advantages of Leader Focus on People Versus Process

Startup Professionals Musings

Priority is placed on employee mentoring and coaching. Mentoring and coaching tend to improve commitment, motivation, decision making, and creative talents, which are required for a competitive business and career.

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The Importance of Realism in Startups

Both Sides of the Table

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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How Smart Entrepreneurs Don’t Hesitate To Seek Help

Startup Professionals Musings

I found some good guidance on this subject in a new book, “ The Leader You Want To Be ,” by Amy Jen Su, a managing partner in an executive coaching and leadership development firm.

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