When the chips are down and your business isn’t moving inventory, it can be incredibly frustrating and confusing. It’s tempting to look at flashy marketing efforts, gimmicks, “growth hacks” or other quick fixes and feel like your business isn’t harnessing the newest marketing tools available. Being the founder of a digital marketing agency with more […]
Success does not come in standard definition, and worse yet, it’s a constantly moving target. As soon as you grab hold of it, whatever it is to you, it runs ahead of you and looks back at you smirking.
I tell entrepreneurs that Google was an “exception” to all the investment and startup rules, but I’ve always wondered what it takes to be an exception. Since every business is built by unique individuals, I’m totally convinced that exceptional people are the key to an exceptional company.
Notable startup fundings for the week ending 3/23/19 featuring funding details for Rent the Runway, Splice, LeanData, and much more
We all dream about it. We all build this amazing fantasy of getting The Big Check and going on a shopping spree with “Bentleys and Benjamins”. But, once the fanfare wears off — What actually happens to all of us?
The latest venture capital seed and angel deals for LA startups for 3/22/19 featuring funding details for Songtradr.
Everyone has heard about the big potential for using artificial intelligence (AI) to expand your business, but many of the small businesses I mentor are still wary of embracing it, because they don’t understand how it works, and fear losing control and unintended consequences. My advice is that AI is here, so it behooves all […]
In this article, I give some thoughts on how I think about trust at work, and how to build it whether you’re a manager or a new employee.
With all the progress in analytical tools and big data available, many people feel there is no place in business today for intuition and gut instincts. As an advisor to entrepreneurs for many years, I strongly disagree and still see the value of at least combining intuition with logical analysis, as we face customers and […]
RYFF uses video game technology to introduce dynamic brand placement into film and TV broadcasts.
Practical advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, including easy ways to identify sure-bet opportunities, most not requiring any invention, before you finalize your innovative business idea.