Archive for February, 2013

Don’t Be a Know-It-All

February 13th, 2013 - Comments Off on Don’t Be a Know-It-All

GUEST MENTOR, Maynard Webb, founder of Webb Investment Network: We’ve all experienced how some people can infect you with their enthusiasm, while others can antagonize you with their arrogance. There might be a fine line between confidence and cockiness, but the impression it …

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The Credentials Trap

February 13th, 2013 - Write a comment »

By Chris Dixon I talk a lot to people who are deciding between startups and established companies. They’re usually early in their careers and have been exclusively affiliated with well-known schools and companies. As a result, they’re accustomed to praise …

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Ground Rules for Managers

February 12th, 2013 - Comments Off on Ground Rules for Managers

Blog By Brian Tracy Some managers are perceived as micro managers while others are so far removed from the day to day they just administrate.  So what’s right? I don’t think the answer comes down to style, but to situation. …

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Where the Green Jobs Really Are

February 11th, 2013 - Comments Off on Where the Green Jobs Really Are

By Maynard Webb There’s much brouhaha about “green jobs” those that arise from new clean-tech companies, created to help solve the climate crisis. I’m all for this — we need this kind of innovation — but green jobs are hardly …

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Entrepreneur DNA

February 8th, 2013 - Write a comment »

By Mark Suster I will be posting a series on what makes an entrepreneur.  There will be 11 posts in this series.  Click on the links below to read any of the posts. 1. Tenacity – the most important attribute of an …

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Ex-eBay COO’s new book examines work in entrepreneurial age

February 8th, 2013 - Comments Off on Ex-eBay COO’s new book examines work in entrepreneurial age

By Jon Swartz Millennials face a brutal workforce. Baby Boomers can only dream about retirement. Most companies don’t last as long. The job market has never been so desultory. Right? Wrong, argues tech veteran Maynard Webb. In his book, Rebooting Work: …

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Maynard Webb Explains How We Can Reboot the Workplace

February 8th, 2013 - Comments Off on Maynard Webb Explains How We Can Reboot the Workplace

By Michelle Kung John Donahoe and Maynard Webb discuss the future of work. Last night, technology industry veteran Maynard Webb discussed basic business principles and the need for a more flexible workplace with eBay Inc. Chief Executive John Donahoe. The dialogue, which …

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Culture Is Not a Foosball Table

February 8th, 2013 - Comments Off on Culture Is Not a Foosball Table

GUEST MENTOR, Maynard Webb, founder of Webb Investment Network: It’s often said that imitation is the highest form of flattery, but when it comes to startup culture, following the fad of the day is a recipe for failure. Cultures that simply emulate what …

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Churchill Club

Event Date: February 7, 2013 - Write a comment »

A New Era for Work The world has gone flat, and increasingly cloud, social and mobile. In the midst of all of this change and new capability, what are the key opportunities to modify our behaviors and management processes to …

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