Archive for May, 2014

Business School, Disrupted

May 31st, 2014 - Comments Off on Business School, Disrupted

By Jerry Useem If any institution is equipped to handle questions of strategy, it is Harvard Business School, whose professors have coined so much of the strategic lexicon used in classrooms and boardrooms that it’s hard to discuss the topic without …

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4 Marketing Tips for Startup Entrepreneurs

May 29th, 2014 - Comments Off on 4 Marketing Tips for Startup Entrepreneurs

Just last week we experienced an amazing milestone at our startup Everwise. One of our co-founders, Ian Gover, was in New York and met the president and COO of a leading analytics company, who asked what he did. Ian gave …

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Mary Meeker’s Stunning 2014 Presentation On The State Of The Web

May 28th, 2014 - Comments Off on Mary Meeker’s Stunning 2014 Presentation On The State Of The Web

By Alyson Shontell and Jay Yarow  Every year, former analyst and venture capitalist Mary Meeker releases an in-depth look at the state of the web. The Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner also hints at up-and-coming startups and uncovers digital …

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If I Were 22: Relax. It’s Not a Race Against Time

May 20th, 2014 - Comments Off on If I Were 22: Relax. It’s Not a Race Against Time

To be 22 — for many, it means just getting out of school, entering the real world of work, and having an entire career and life ahead. It’s too bad that when I was 22 I saw it differently—I thought …

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Welcoming New Team Players (After Their Startup Joined Yours)

May 16th, 2014 - Comments Off on Welcoming New Team Players (After Their Startup Joined Yours)

How do veteran players feel about new draft pick? Along with the initial excitement there may be a considerable amount of upset. Much the same thing happens when a new rock-star employee or a coveted hire joins a company and …

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You Are Your Most Important Competition

May 15th, 2014 - Comments Off on You Are Your Most Important Competition

If you worry too much about what you are up against you would never start something new. We’d still buy tickets through travel agents instead of online, we’d still use taxis instead of Uber and there would be no Facebook, …

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