10 Academic Courses To Kickstart Your Business Career

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken. Business Email and Texting. academic courses business career ill-prepared

Learn to never handle a paper or email twice

Berkonomics

Never handle a paper or email twice” may be extended to include reading and acting upon other forms of messages, and any written distraction. The exception is an email with an attachment that appears long and involved, such as an executive summary of a business plan. Close.

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Of Course #BlackLivesMatter — How Could Anything be LESS Controversial?

Both Sides of the Table

Of course all lives matter. She asks those who agree to stand and of course nobody stands, to which she rightly says … “That says very plainly, you know what’s happening, you know you don’t want it for you, I want to know why you’re so willing to accept it or to allow it to happen for others.”

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Docstoc Bolstering Premium Business Courses

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In an email to supporters, Nazar said Monday that the company is looking to partner with experts, to shoot courses around such subjects as getting customers, learning online software, marketing, raising money, and other business topics. The company said the courses can be created by users remotely, or shot at its production studio in Santa Monica--and that it would also look to pay those experts for their expertise. docstoc business video course premium documents

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Is your budget a forecast? When do you change mid-course?

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] Note that I used the term “forecast” for revenues for the next year. Hold it! These are confusing terms. When does a budget become obsolete? Do we rely upon constant changes and call it a forecast?

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Finding Startup Developers - First Email Contact

SoCal CTO

Here is the most recent version of an all too common email inquiry from a startup founder. The above email is SO BAD that I feel compelled to treat this email as a special case so maybe I can help other founders before they send this email.

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How to Get Busy People to Take Action When You Send an Email

Both Sides of the Table

We all get a lot of email. For important emails we hope for replies or action. If you do the math on the number of inbound emails you get multiplied by the time it would take to read them all and respond to those that expect a reply you would be astounded.

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10 Business Courses We Wish They Offered in College

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken. Business Writing for Email. university courses entrepreneur startup business

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Why Email May Be Draining Your Company’s Productivity

Both Sides of the Table

Email. Ah, email. I’ve taken to saying, “Email is our personal to-do list that anybody adds to – whether they know us or not.” I have taken to limiting my outbound email. Yet email seems to be an open invitation to anybody.

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Ten Business Courses Universities Forgot

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken. What’s another course that you wish you had taken in school, but didn’t realize it was missing until too late?

Email Marketing | 5 Ways to Keep Them Coming Back

Tech Zulu Event

One of the hardest parts of email marketing is building a subscriber base and getting them to open your emails but that’s only half the battle. The goal of email marketing is opening a conversation and turning that conversation into a relationship.

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The Director of the CIA’s Email was Hacked By a Teenager: Here’s How

Tech Zulu Event

election cycle well and truly heating up, it’s hard to go a day without hearing about Hillary Clinton’s secret basement email gaffe. There he gathered every credential he needed to break into John Brennan’s private email account, and the rest, as they say, is history.

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What is Deep Learning and Why Does Google Have a Free Course On It?

Tech Zulu Event

Google has started a free course meant to teach people about deep learning. So what exactly is deep learning and why would Google start a free course dedicated to it? As one of the biggest tech giants out there, it makes sense for Google to devote an entire course to it.

10 University Classes For Business I Really Needed

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken. Business Writing for Email. entrepreneur business classes startup college course business professional

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How to Get Your Startup from Point A to Point B

Startup Professionals Musings

It is being temporarily taken off course the whole trip. And, each time the elements take it off course, it corrects and gets back on the right path. You’ll be blown off course every day. And if you do get thrown off course, get right back in line as quickly as you can.

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Universities Skip Basic Business Survival Skills

Startup Professionals Musings

I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken. You might find on-the-job experiences more valuable than all your other courses, or you might change your major.

Where’s your team playbook? Hmm?

Berkonomics

But you know that of course. Email readers, continue here…] So, what does your business playbook look like? Unless of course you have no playbook and are just a fan in the stands without a clue, cheering for a team you know and love but do not effectively lead.

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Do you take those loyal, key customers for granted?

Berkonomics

If the presenting CEO is honest in the analysis of actual time spent each week, it is often revealing to all to see how many hours are spent turning inward toward meetings, operational management, or responding to emails or texts sent by others. Of course, they do. Of course, it is.

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I’ve Got A Golden Ticket! | Inbox by Gmail

Tech Zulu Event

Google has just allowed each of their “ Inbox by Gmail ” users to invite three of their friends and of course everyone is wondering what’s new with the technology giant. Android Apps & Software Google Ello Email Facebook Gmail Inbox mail

Fractional CTO

SoCal CTO

I get at least one email each week from startup CEOs who are looking for a CTO. Of course, to be more accurate, the work I did was staggered out. Of course, once you get into the specific situation, there are often more issues to figure out.

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Never Ask Two People to do One Person’s Job

Both Sides of the Table

I’ve weighed in on: Email 1 —  How to Get Busy People to Take Action Email 2 —  Etiquette to Email Introductions Email 3 —  Make it Easy for Me to Forward Your Email ! If you want somebody to action email one person and make it clear whom you’re asking.

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One Simple Way to Eliminate Distractions in a Board Meeting

Both Sides of the Table

How to Deal with Electronic Distractions Of course the biggest competition you have with the attention of your board members is their mobile phones. It’s super distracting when your executives are typing away at email while the rest of the board is meant to be engaged in a discussion.

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Will you be happy at your finish line?

Berkonomics

Investors call this discussion “exit planning” and of course they include themselves in the. Of course, you’ll find another exciting venture and start again. Email readers, continue here…] But this question begs for a positive answer.

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Hire a consultant; ignore the advice.

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] On the final day of our assignment, I was responsible for the “reporting out” to the assembled twenty or so executives in the large conference room of this major corporation. Not all consultants give advice worth taking, of course.

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Could you have created a “dirty cap table?”

Berkonomics

Of course, that worked at the time. Email readers, continue here…] The problem with taking friends and family money rests in the legality of taking money from non-accredited investors, people who do not meet the SEC standard for making non-public company investments. Oh, I know.

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You are watched, mostly when decisions are tough.

Berkonomics

friend who teaches a graduate course in entrepreneurism at a local university. Of course. Decisions go from black-and-white to gray to black-and-white again, based upon relative knowledge of the facts and of course, the law. we_are_wat we_are_watching_you. Close.

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Why cash is only one measure of employee happiness

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] One of the items on Cohen’s list of twenty-five was stock options. That of course jumps to the top of the list for young, fast growing technology companies. Close.

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How do you focus your team for action?

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] She encourages her group to make fast, fact–based decisions on which alternatives to pursue, prioritizing their actions and those of their direct reports toward achievement of a goal or a solution quickly and efficiently.

Mangling JSON numbers

TechEmpower

If we need to produce JSON from JavaScript, of course we expect that JSON.stringify will be involved. var url = "/user/" + user.id + "/email"; // Tries to update the wrong user (and fails, hopefully) $.post(url, post(url, { email: newEmail }); }. If we have a long (64-bit integer) that we serialize into JSON, we might be in trouble if JavaScript consumes that JSON.

Can you defend your pricing niche against your competition?

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] WalMart is known for lowest prices, often for identical merchandise found in other stores for more. This week, we continue our series on marketing and positioning.

Why Confidence is So Important in Fund Raising

Both Sides of the Table

Note: If you enjoy my posts please subscribe to my newsletter by adding your email below. She had emailed with a partner at a big VC fund and he had passed the request to a junior associate. Of course you have to be careful with this.

BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

Tech Zulu Event

This means more people sign up for your email list when you have the pop up box than when you don’t. An email list is exactly how it sounds, a collection of people’s emails who have visited your site. Have an email capture. Go Viral without becoming a Virus.

What if you come across juicy competitor information?

Berkonomics

And of course, most are willing to trade information to get information. Email readers, continue here…] All of this was immensely helpful in strategic planning and marketing, even though to this day I do not think those CEOs were aware of the value of the information so easily given.

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Risk, insanity, and the 50% startup rule

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] The best advice to anyone considering this course of action is to measure one’s ability to take the risk. Fifty percent of all businesses formed fail within the first two years. .

Risk, insanity, and the 50% startup rule

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] The best advice to anyone considering this course of action is to measure one’s ability to take the risk. Fifty percent of all businesses formed fail within the first two years. .