A Hard Post to Write. Helping @MattLauzon Bring Justice

Both Sides of the Table

I used to write personal posts on these pages and I mentioned earlier in the year I would do so from time-to-time. Why do I feel compelled to write about this? Aside from wanting to help out a colleague and decent person – I also can imagine how hard it must be for somebody in our society to be public about something as traumatic as sexual abuse. If you want to know how you can help Matt Lauzon he left some details on his page, which I copied below. **.

5 Ways Writing a Book Will Kick-Start Business Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

In addition, the discipline of producing it, like writing a business plan, will help you immensely in understanding the key elements that drive you and your business. business Jan Yager self-publishing writing a book

My First Book – Pricing Your Practice by Eric Greenspan

Eric Greenspan

I looked at it for a bit and started thinking about writing it. Why did I write a book? I’m going to keep writing books; many of them. Give it a read, a review, help me write more books. I hope it helps you and your career.

Good Business Writing is Not a Mark Twain Novel

Startup Professionals Musings

No one is born with business writing skills, and everyone can learn them. Thus, I thought a quick refresher on business writing basics might help you more than any tip on the next big thing on the business horizon: Select clear purpose and focus. Tailor writing to your audience.

10 Writings Tips To Get Maximum Impact From Any Plan

Startup Professionals Musings

If you want people to invest in your idea, then my best advice is first write a business plan, and keep it simple. This means writing at the level of an average newspaper story (about eighth-grade level). They help organize and prioritize multiple elements of a concept or plan.

10 Reasons Not To Write A Business Plan First

Startup Professionals Musings

Here is my edited summary of their ten principles, which I like and may convince you that you don’t need a business plan at all, or at the very least will help you write a better one later: A new venture is a means, not an end.

Business Writing Style is as Important as Content

Startup Professionals Musings

No one is born with business writing skills, and everyone can learn them. Thus, I thought a quick refresher on business writing basics might help you more than any tip on the next big thing on the business horizon: Select clear purpose and focus. Tailor writing to your audience.

How This Founder Wants to Apply Her Technology to Help Save the Planet’s Resources

Both Sides of the Table

There are so many moments from the Upfront Summit that I want to share with you — it just takes time to watch through all the videos, do write ups and still do my day job.

Framework Benchmarks


Weve done our best, but we are not experts in most of them so help is welcome! write(HelloDbResponse.mapper.writeValueAsString(worlds)); } catch (IOException ex) { } } }); return response; }. Hopefully an expert in JRuby can help us here.

Why Mommy Bloggers Can Help Your Business

Eric Greenspan

Some write about relationships and others about sex. They write how they feel and they influence millions. There are over 4,500 influential Mommy Bloggers covering topics from pregnancy to child raising to education. Recently I was approached by a writer of erotica and quality pornography requesting a spot on the TEDxAmericanRiviera stage. I declined but I was intrigued just the same.

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How to Ask for Help, Favors and Intros

Both Sides of the Table

An entrepreneur recently sent me an @ reply message on Twitter asking for some help with a decision coming up in his business. In today’s era we’re all asked for help, favors or introductions all of the time. Most of us want to help.

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5 Ways Poker Legend Annie Duke’s Brilliant Book Will Help You (And Your Startup) Make Better Decisions


When I saw World Series Poker Champion Annie Duke speak in 2017, I was inspired to write an article describing some of her recruiting techniques. I’ve shared it with some of the CEOs with whom I work, as I know it will help them craft more thoughtful decisions.

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How Focus@Will Uses Music To Help You Concentrate Better


Can music help you concentrate (on school, work, or other tasks) better? We caught up with Will to learn more about the company and how it hopes its service and music can help people improve their concentration. It's quite simple really, it helps you concentrate better on tasks.

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Focus@will Aims To Help Users Focus, Using Music


Do you have a hard time concentrating and keeping on task, particularly for concentration intensive tasks like writing, coding, and reading? The company--led by Will Henshall--said it is using productivity research to deliver music to help users focus on tasks, based on musical key, arrangements, intensity, and other factors. A new Los Angeles Startup, focus@will , said this morning that it has launched a private beta of a service to do just that, by using music.

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GameSalad Rolls Out New Tools To Help Aspiring Game Developers


Wish you could design and develop your own mobile games, but don't know how to write software? Los Angeles- and Austin-based GameSalad , a developer of tools which make it easy to create real, world class mobile apps and desktop games, said it is looking to help aspiring hobbyists to become full fledged game developers, with a new effort called GameSalad Academy. No problem!

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Seven Ways Universities Can Help All Startups

Startup Professionals Musings

Here is a short list of the areas where you should be able to find help, whether you are a student or an independent entrepreneur: Finding an idea. A little known, but valuable resource, every startup should investigate is a formal or informal connection to your local university.

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5 Essential key points That Will Help You Plan for Q1

Inverted Software

There are many tools to help you analyze your traffic and sales and you can set forth the planning to make whatever corrections you need to. Writing something that is agreed upon by all of your stakeholders and holding you and your team accountable to its completion is an invaluable technique. Planning for the 5 key points above will help you get the best out of yourself and your business.

How GridTest Is Helping To Build The Next Electric Car, With Neal Roche


One way is developing testing tools and infrastructure around that market, to help those manufacturers in their research and development, which is just what Calabasas-based GridTest Systems (www.gridtest.com) is doing. We're there to help with that.

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Startupli.st Helps Early Adopters Find The Latest

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A static way to read what people were saying would be even more helpful ie a comment box. The site includes startups on everything from charitable social networks, art houses, music writing and composition, travel, financial productivity and more.

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How to Help Your Startup Qualify for a Bank Loan

Startup Professionals Musings

Here are some tips and rules of thumb to improve your odds and help you understand when a bank loan or line of credit is possible, and how to get it: Write a good business plan first. Most loan programs, and most investors, want to see that you have “skin in the game’ before helping you. A common question I get is “How do I get a bank loan to fund my startup?” The default answer is that it probably won’t happen, because most banks just don’t make bank loans to startups.

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How to Quickly Build a Customer Base With Lead Generation Tools


You can also easily conduct split tests to help you determine the best version of your landing pages in the soonest possible time. In addition to heatmaps, Crazy Egg can also help you track clicks and how far visitors go when scrolling down a page.

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Top 11 Free Travel Apps To Help Keep You Sane

Tech Zulu Event

Traveling has changed so much, especially with the help of a smartphone. With tens of thousands of apps available for helping you travel, costs can range from free to up to $9.99. To help your kid be on good behavior, the Beep & Boop app is there to help.

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Final Draft Acquired By Cast & Crew Entertainment


Cast & Crew said the buy will help expand its suite of technology solutions. writing script hollywood break bigbreak silverlake castcrew acquisition merger software screenwriter screenwriting draft finalCalabasas-based software developer Final Draft , which develops screenwriting software, has been acquired by Burbank-based Cast & Crew Entertainment Services. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced.

Ebyline Launches New Service For Publishers


Los Angeles-based Ebyline , the online marketplace which connects publishers with freelance journalists, has rolled out a new offering today, which it says can help publishers produce their own, custom news feeds. ebyline news freelance author publisher content writingThe service, called Ebyline News Desk, allows publishers to create their own, custom feeds of original content. Pricing on the new product was not disclosed.

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat


Well, Los Angeles-based KarmaGoat (www.karmagoat.com) has figured out a way to help people get rid of those unwanted items they have--and provide those proceeds to charity. That gift of livestock can help families out of extreme poverty.

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Feel Lost On LinkedIn? ExploreB2B Wants To help You Network With People Of Your Profession

Tech Zulu Event

Members can also enhance their expert status by writing informative articles and position themselves as a contact person for other professionals to get information from. ExploreB2B Wants To help You Network With People Of Your Profession appeared first on TechZulu.

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eByline Gets $1.5M


eByline helps publications find experienced and qualified journalists to contribute to their publications, and allows those journalists to showcase their work. Tags: ebyline startup marketplace freelance publishing writing writers freelancer venture capital scripps newspaper Los Angeles-based eByline , a startup developing a marketplace for journalists and freelance writers, said today that it has raised $1.5M in a first round of funding. The round came from E.W. Scripps Company.

Framework Benchmarks Round 7


The model is not perfect and will need to improve with each round, but it will help reduce the amount of time we (TechEmpower) need to allocate to each round''s sanity checks, meaning quicker turn-around of rounds (see how I spun that as a good thing?).

Framework Benchmarks Round 15


Application developers can work rapidly or methodically; they can write a quick implementation or squeeze their algorithms to economize on milliseconds; they can choose to optimize early or later.

Tongal | Create Together & Earn Cash

Tech Zulu Event

Those same thoughts want to break out into reality, but who can help? The best part about Tongal is anyone who wants to write, act, direct, and/or animate videos can join for free. Creative thoughts are constantly processed in everyone’s mind.

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Fractional CTO


Well, let me be more specific – startup CEOs have varied specific situations, but the two most common are: I’m just beginning, and I need to find a CTO to build my MVP and to help me get investment. I would figure out and help find the in-house/outsourced teams.

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Frameworks Round 1


We''ve done our best, but we are not experts in most of them so help is welcome! write(HelloDbResponse.mapper.writeValueAsString(worlds)); } catch (IOException ex) { } } }); return response; }. Hopefully an expert in JRuby can help us here.

Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application


It helps to start by determining whether your application needs, or will ever need to consider performance more than superficially. “It was running fine.”

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Everything about Java 8


At the time of this writing, Java 8 development is still very much in progress. This code does not compile: void appendAll(Iterable values, Appendable out) throws IOException { // doesn't help with the error values.forEach(s -> { out.append(s); // error: can't throw IOException here // Consumer.accept(T) doesn't allow it }); }. It is essentially another way of writing Collections.newSetFromMap(new ConcurrentHashMap ()).

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Performance competition is a good thing


As Ben Adams writes in his article detailing the achievement , that is 23 times better than prior to the start of optimization work within the framework! It helps motivate performance improvement across the web framework ecosystem and that in turn improves performance of thousands of web applications. We love this!