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3 Attributes of a Championship Employee
Hiring Tips

3 Attributes of a Championship Employee

To build winning performance in any environment, leaders need to evaluate team members for these key attributes.
Skip Weisman
Talk Like a VC Insider With This Gif Glossary
VC 100

Talk Like a VC Insider With This Gif Glossary

Dry powder doesn't mean what you think it does. Sound smarter with these 16 terms and phrases.
Linda Lacina
Life After the Death of Sales: What the Next 5 Years Will Look Like
Sales Strategy

Life After the Death of Sales: What the Next 5 Years Will Look Like

Excel spreadsheets replacing salespeople? More specialized sales roles? Better get ready.
Tom Searcy
Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College
Hiring

Google's Head of HR: It Doesn't Matter Where Candidates Went to College

Grades don't matter either, says the search giant's senior vice president of people operations, Laszlo Bock.
Geoff Weiss
Be a Mentor: Fashioning Futures for Up-and-Coming Creatives
Mentors

Be a Mentor: Fashioning Futures for Up-and-Coming Creatives

Here's how to use your hard-won expertise to guide the next wave of innovators, creators and entrepreneurs.
Jeffrey Ng
4 Metrics Enterprise Software Companies Should Be Tracking, But Aren't
Sales Metrics

4 Metrics Enterprise Software Companies Should Be Tracking, But Aren't

You'd be surprised what you'll learn from determining, for instance, average revenue per end-user.
Tx Zhuo
You're Not Me and I'm Not You
critical thinking

You're Not Me and I'm Not You

How to apply critical thinking to your business decisions.
Dixie Gillaspie
5 Essentials for Achieving Long-Term Success in the Tech Sector
Tech Startups

5 Essentials for Achieving Long-Term Success in the Tech Sector

Attrition for tech startups is wholesale, so a company that has adapted and prospered for more than 30 years is worth studying.
Ben Rosenberg
Build Your Brand With These 5 Sources of Face-to-Face Interaction
Finding Customers

Build Your Brand With These 5 Sources of Face-to-Face Interaction

Getting to know people isn't as easy as it used to be. But without the customer connection, there is no business.
Jeff Boss
From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
Starting Up

From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
Laura Entis
Quit Working Pointlessly Hard and Just Get More Done
Time Management

Quit Working Pointlessly Hard and Just Get More Done

A mindful approach to work and resistence to distractions results in getting a lot more done without making a big parade out of the work day.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The 5 Things Your Customers Won't Admit About Your Customer Experience
Customer Experience

The 5 Things Your Customers Won't Admit About Your Customer Experience

From first contact and customer onboarding to long-term retention, there are plenty of potential fail points to a good customer experience strategy.
Lisa Hoover McGreevy
The Crossroads of Profitability: What Now?
The Grind

The Crossroads of Profitability: What Now?

For entrepreneurs, finally getting into the black is a huge accomplishment. But it can also be a stressful problem.
Adina Grigore