Some great coaches are younger than you are.

Berkonomics

You know what I mean… The conversation goes something like this: “We found it on x site and using y app with z as our data object.”. 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.

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Streamlining The Sports Recruiting Process with FieldLevel

socalTECH

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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Active.com Chosen to Host Youth Hoops Web Site

socalTECH

As the official youth basketball initiative for the NCAA and NBA, iHoops offers support services and programs for youth basketball players, their parents, coaches, officials and other related personnel.

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

InfoChachkie

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.

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Fandango Launches Original Video Effort

socalTECH

In a move into creating its own video content, Los Angeles-based Fandango , the movie ticketing and movie information site, said this morning that it plans its first ever, original video development slate.

You may burn your first professional manager.

Berkonomics

Available at berkus.com and bookseller sites. I urge the founder to coach, but not to expect the new executive to be a duplicate in style or perceived ability. It seems to be a rule, not an exception.

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Solving Problems in the Google, Facebook, Twitter Era

Eric Greenspan

I coached them through it over email and then fixed how the site operates to eliminate the issue for others. Not a day goes by without me giving it my all. I do everything with the intention of perfection. I never achieve it and I never will, but I try. I hustle.

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LIVESTRONG.COM Challenges Users To Quit Smoking via iPhone App

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based LIVESTRONG.COM , the online health and fitness site joint venture of Demand Media and Lance Armstrong, said this week that it has launched a new, iPhone application geared at helping users quick smoking. Livestrong said its new MyQuit Coach iPhone application--which costs $3.99

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Fastpoint Games Acquired By Weplay

socalTECH

WePlay, which is headed by Lane Soelberg, said the deal will launch it into the fantasy sports sector, allowing users of its site to create their own teams and play in fantasy leagues. 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.

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ResumeBucket Nears 1 Million Users

socalTECH

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. ResumeBucket operates an online site which makes it easy for job seekers to create an online resume, publish that resume and different versions to employers, and more. The firm said that any user of the site will be eligible to enter for the prize.

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Equity financing: great for rapid growth startups

Berkonomics

The European Business Angel Network (EBAN), and similar organizations in other countries including Canada, all have web sites with directories of angel groups that are local to you. We’ve spoken of financing a young company through friends and family, known as “inside angels.”

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Weplay Signs Denny's Sponsorship Deal In New York

socalTECH

Weplay , the online social media site focused on youth sports, has inked a sponsorship deal with the owner of thirty local Denny's restaurants in New York, to sign up local sports teams for the platform, the company announced Wednesday. The Los Angeles company, which is headed by Lane Soelberg, said that 30 Denny's restaurants in the Rochester, Syracuse and Buffalo, New York area will sponsor 200 local teams with free, premium sites on the service.

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Solving Problems in the Google, Facebook, Twitter Era

Eric Greenspan

I coached them through it over email and then fixed how the site operates to eliminate the issue for others. Not a day goes by without me giving it my all. I do everything with the intention of perfection. I never achieve it and I never will, but I try. I hustle.

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Solving Problems in the Google, Facebook, Twitter Era

Eric Greenspan

I coached them through it over email and then fixed how the site operates to eliminate the issue for others. Not a day goes by without me giving it my all. I do everything with the intention of perfection. I never achieve it and I never will, but I try. I hustle.

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10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

Tech Coast Venture Network

Chevron shows it cares about employees by providing health and fitness centers on site or through health-club memberships. Facebook offers, as do many similar companies, lots of food, stock options, open office space, on-site laundry, a focus on teamwork and open communication, a competitive atmosphere that fosters personal growth and learning and great benefits. Having great company culture is no longer just an option.

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit

Eric Greenspan

I have vanity urls setup at just about every site on the web. Lisa is a skilled public speaking coach. When Suite Arrival launches, you will be able to login to their site, choose your travel period, destination and toiletry needs and a box will show up at your hotel before you arrive.

This Entrepreneur Fought America’s Toughest VCs… And Won

InfoChachkie

I still get a lot of pushback from VCs (but) I think by now people understand that we don''t change or alter or in any way, um, vary content on the site. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Adeo Ressi is a serial entrepreneur turned investor and entrepreneur advocate.

Social Networking Addiction Bears Fruit FAST

Eric Greenspan

I have vanity urls setup at just about every site on the web. Lisa is an a skilled public speaking coach. I’ve been engaged with social networking for some time now, starting with Myspace and Facebook and just recently (within the last 30 days), Twitter.

10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

Tech Coast Venture Network

Chevron shows it cares about employees by providing health and fitness centers on site or through health-club memberships. Facebook offers, as do many similar companies, lots of food, stock options, open office space, on-site laundry, a focus on teamwork and open communication, a competitive atmosphere that fosters personal growth and learning and great benefits. Having great company culture is no longer just an option.

Should You Bother Targeting the Tech Blogs for Your PR Campaigns?

Both Sides of the Table

After that a meme developed amongst many startups (and the advisors that coached them) that, “TechCrunch didn’t matter. I’ve started a recent series on PR at startups since I get asked for advice on this topic so often. I will put the full list of posts here.

Livestrong.com Trumpets Apps Milestone

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based LIVESTRONG.COM , the health and wellness site run by Demand Media, is trumpeting two pieces of app news today. 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.

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Technology Roles in Startups

SoCal CTO

He posted on several social networking sites the following message: If you know of a startup company that could benefit from the knowledge, experience, professional network and reputation of a globally recognized technology and innovation leader. Other labels: Consultant – Take bits and pieces, possibly coach Advisor / Advisory Board Member – Often a periodic responsibility and some ad hoc activities.

Announcing a Deal I’ve Wanted to Talk About for a Year

Both Sides of the Table

I acted as the occasional mentor, advisor and coach to Ethan. Ethan had pointed out to me that merchants were being barraged by “deal site” wanting to drive customers in the door but they didn’t have great tools to manage their customers. Let me not bury the lede.

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Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

Tech.Co

But it isn’t meeting the needs of everyone, leading to the creation of several sites positioning themselves as the go-to professional network for niche industries. Jon Sperry – a highly respected dialect coach who has worked with Harvey Keitel, Sofia Vergara, and Russell Crowe – taught a Stage 32 class that was attended by members from over 40 different countries.

Interview: Seth Epstein of SocialStay

InfoChachkie

8 ) SocialStay is effectively a B-to-B, SaaS product that requires you to simultaneously speak to several audiences (hotels, travelers, travel sites, etc.).

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Do’s and Don’ts of a Job Interview

Alon Schwartz

With so many sites and blog posts dedicated to interview advice, you might think that there is no need for another one. There are many sites that advise on this topic, but I will only stress that the resume should be short and relevant to the job. Credit: Fotolia.

Digital LA - Love Goes Digital panel

SoCal Tech Calendar

We'll discuss trends and tips in online dating (what should your profile pic be, what description, social media for dating), how sites like eHarmony and dating authors use social media to promote, how romantic comedies market and tie into V-day, and more. Justin Fredericks, founder, Marriage.com; Jennifer Kelton - Founder, CEO of Badonlinedates.com; Frank Mastronuzzi, Chief Love Officer and Founder of OneGoodLove.com; Evan Marc Katz, Dating Coach, Author and CEO of E-Cyrano.

Raising Seed Capital Now: 10 Tips

Tech Coast Venture Network

“Our executive director works with entrepreneurs [who] have been selected to pitch, coaching them to improve their presentations and helping them anticipate questions.” Learn from the presentations of Steve Jobs,” says Elie Seidman, a serial entrepreneur and CEO of Oyster.com , a hotel research and booking site that has raised $11 million.

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CircleUp Ties With Eteamz

socalTECH

eteamz specializes in designing custom Web sites for amateur athletic teams, which, in turn, use those sites to help collect money from players and parents for everyday team expenses. According to CircleUp, its SmartPay app reduces the workload of that unlucky coach or parent who has been tasked with collecting funds from team members and their parents.

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

SoCal Delicious

AdWords is on Google.com, AdSense is a distributed platform across many different Web sites where if youre a small publisher and you put AdSense on your Web site and someone clicks, you get part of the revenue and Google gets part of the revenue.

My Life as a CEO (and VC): Chief Psychologist

Both Sides of the Table

If you want to retain the best talent you have to be able to devolve power, coach people for performance, resolve conflicts, find ways to create growth opportunities, balance carrot / stick motivational techniques, etc.

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Where You’d Least Expect Them

Xconomy

In 2016, the renowned international university programming tournament — attended by student competitors, coaches, and parents — took place in Phuket, Thailand. But longtime ICPC student coach Antonette Logar, Ph.D.,

Interview with Lane Soelberg, WePlay

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based WePlay (www.weplay.com) is hoping to be the site for all of that, and more. We were the first mover in the space, and we're very different from the more utility offerings out there, because we've added lots of social elements to the site.

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Machinima.com Snags Hollywood Comedy Writers

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Machinima.com , a venture-backed online site which centers around video games and entertainment, said this morning that it has tapped fifteen writers from popular comedy television series such as The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live, and Seinfeld, for a series of original comedy plots on the site. Machinima will handle all production, marketing, and distribution of the content, through its own site and sites such as YouTube.

sales vs marketing

AeA Los Angeles Council

He has been a CEO Coach, general manager, VP of Sales and sales trainer and is known for driving growth in difficult situations where tact and change are needed. Moderator: Pam Wasley , CEO/Chair of Cerius Consulting Group, Southern California’s largest executive consulting group has been president of Data Site (medical software) and Senior VP of Unifi.

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