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Your eye of the needle: Do you worry over bottlenecks?

Berkonomics

Here’s your question to ponder…. Think for a minute whether there is any process or person that could be classed as the eye of the needle in your organization. Is there anything, process or person, that stalls the flow of work from start to finish? A CEO once told me that she was the eye of the needle in her organization, purposely controlling quality of service and making sure all of her direct reports let her know of each decision and action they undertook.

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Almost 25% of Laid-off Tech Workers Start Their Own Businesses

Tech.Co

A new survey of over 4,000 laid-off tech workers has revealed that a remarkably large proportion start their own businesses shortly after being made redundant. A huge number of tech companies have made layoffs in 2022 , whilst others have taken advantage of video conferencing software and other remote collaboration tools to offer flexible working arrangements and retain the best talent.

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Here Is How To Win Today With The Customer In Control

Startup Professionals Musings

Today’s customers are much more in control of their buying decision, as they have more choices and more information than ever before. Almost instantly, via the Internet or on their smartphone in the store, they can find the lowest price alternative or their favorite features, without waiting for push marketing or listening to your best sales person.

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Vistim Labs Wins Startup Pitch Competition and $10,000 Grant Sponsored by Aleph One

Startup San Diego

The post Vistim Labs Wins Startup Pitch Competition and $10,000 Grant Sponsored by Aleph One appeared first on Startup San Diego.

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Can You Ask for Office Rent Relief? How to Manage Your Lease During COVID-19

Office leases are one of companies’ largest expenses, and if your whole team is working from home with no clear end in sight, you may be wondering what to do about your lease.

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6 Key Leaders Every Technical Startup Needs To Thrive

Startup Professionals Musings

In my years of advising startups and occasional investing, I’ve seen many great ideas start and fail, but the right team always seems to make good things happen, even without the ultimate idea. That’s why investors say they invest in people (bet on the jockey, not the horse), rather than the idea. Yet every entrepreneur I meet wants to talk about the idea, and rarely mentions the team.

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10 Strategies To Avoid Bad Risks In Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

There is an old saying that good lawyers run away from risk, while good businessmen run towards risk. Entrepreneurs see “no risk” as meaning “no reward.” In reality, all risks are not the same. Many risks can be managed or calculated to improve growth or provide a competitive edge, while others, like skipping quality checks to save money, are recipes for failure.

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6 Work Activities Are Required For Business Success

Startup Professionals Musings

After many years in business, I’m convinced that none of us has the strengths and interest in all the areas needed for success, including solution changes, finance, marketing, and operations. Trying to do everything is a sure way to maximize stress, lower job satisfaction, and minimize productivity. We all need to play to our strengths, and team with others for complementary needs.

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Winners Announced for 2022 San Diego Startup Week Awards

Startup San Diego

The post Winners Announced for 2022 San Diego Startup Week Awards appeared first on Startup San Diego.

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10th Annual San Diego Startup Week Event Recap

Startup San Diego

The post 10th Annual San Diego Startup Week Event Recap appeared first on Startup San Diego.