Archive | September, 2013

Nearly Half of Commuters Admit to Texting While Driving: AT&T Calls on Employers to Help End What Has Become a Dangerous “Habit” for Many

Nearly half of commuters self-reported texting while driving in a recent poll, and 43% of those who did called it a “habit.”   Commuters are texting and driving even more than teens – 49%, compared to 43%.  And the problem has gotten worse.  Six in 10 commuters say they never texted while driving three years ago. […]

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How To Avoid Investment Scams In The Startup World

After you have heard a few startup success stories, like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, you may be tempted to invest some money yourself, maybe by pooling your funds with other investors who claim to have a great track record. My advice is to leave the investing in startups to the professionals (or friends and fools). […]

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Will Cubicles Make Employees More Honest?

There’s been a trend in offices to get rid of cubicles and instead have an open-floor plan so that employees can easily communicate with each other and not be separated. Some companies do it just to save money. While there are various reasons for not having cubicles, here’s a reason for not getting rid of […]

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Want to get funded? Get an introduction!

The other day when I was giving a talk I was asked the simplest of simple questions — “how do you get funded by a VC?”  I thought about it and could only come up with one, for sure, piece of advice.  Get introduced!  I told the audience that in my 13 years in the […]

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Google Offers Makes It Easy to Share Online Deals

How to use Google Offers to generate local coupons, discounts and special deals for your business The motto of the Internet should be, “Information is good but money is better.” The Internet was initially designed as a useful source of free data accessible to anyone, anytime, and anywhere. But soon, people figured out how to […]

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Client Pipeline Mastery is open (for a limited time)

Start My Consulting Business – Ditch your day job. Make things happen. Change your life. The wait is over. You’ve read the articles on the top mistakes people–and maybe even you–make when trying to figure out how to get clients. Lots of you attended the webinars I’ve held during the past weeks. In the emails […]

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Baby Boomers Are Surpassing Gen-Y As Entrepreneurs

Contrary to what most of you might guess, the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity over the last few years is not Gen-Y young upstarts, but Baby Boomers in the 55-64 year age group. In fact, according to a study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, these Boomers are actually driving a new entrepreneurship boom. Some […]

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Are you ready? This webinar will be no-holds-barred

Start My Consulting Business – Ditch your day job. Make things happen. Change your life. During one of my webinars last month, I covered the barriers many of you have been struggling with, along with the proven framework for how to get clients. However, people told me they wanted more detail on the framework. So, […]

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