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14
Dec

Great startup pitches from Business Insider

Here Are The Best Startup Pitches We’ve Ever Seen MEGAN ROSE DICKEY What persuades an investor to write a check for an entrepreneur’s raw idea? We spoke with active angel investors and venture capitalists, as well as scouring the Web, to compile a list of some of the best startup pitches ever. From those, we learned a few things to

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1
Apr

They Made It!

19
May

Storytelling for Business Presentations and Business Writing

This storify.com article is comprised of many sources with storytelling methods and ideas explained through articles on Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

23
Nov

How To Manage Your Email Branding Strategy

Image via Wikipedia Are you using emails in your personal branding strategy? Nowadays, many of us are using social media and personal branding to promote our businesses and reaffirm our positions in our individual fields In spite of all the Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn buzz, emails are still a great way to solidify our personal brand, engage with prospective clients

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10
Aug

Brazilian Vision of How Individuals and Companies Should Be Using Social Media [via SLIDESHARE]

Image via Wikipedia This presentation on slideshare from Brazil, [muito bem feito] looks at what is so special about social media. Interesting to see how we and our social media participation are seen from other cultures’ view point. In fact they point out that companies still “don’t get it” and need to understand that social media is there for: 1.

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8
Aug

Jack Welsh’s “Lebensweisheit” : The 10 Leadership Principles

I read an interesting, short article that Peter Isackson wrote for the Intercultural Insights Group, he brought up the simple yet profound leadership principles that Jack Welsh developed in his time as CEO at GE. Are they as relevant today as they were when he wrote them? *1.* There is only one way ˆ the straight way. It sets the

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30
Sep

They Made It! Interviews with International Leaders from Silicon Valley

Click to Play Succeeding in Silicon Valley: Foreign-born entrepreneurs share their stories about making it!Eric Benhamou, the former CEO of 3Com, Andy Bechtolsheim, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems, Wu Fu Chen, serial entrepreneur and founder of Cascade Communications, Raj Singh, whose Fiberlande Communications was later sold to Cisco and Redback for $12B in 1999, Jean-Louis Gassee, former President of the Apple

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3
Apr

Rush for H1-B Visas for 2008 – are there enough? We need these foreign professionals!

Image from Wikipedia The 2 tech greats Oracle (ORCL), Microsoft (MSFT) are trying to make Congress understand that they need to increase the amount of foreign skilled workers they let into the country under the H1-B Visa. [Source:http://www.siliconvalley.com/ci_8726242.htm] Once more applications for the H1-B lottery are going out next Tuesday and last year, the quota was filled on the first

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