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Launching your product at CES is an exciting, high-stakes moment and an incredible opportunity for … [+] getting people talking about your brand. Photo by Product School on Unsplash CES 2020. It’s the biggest, busiest, most high-stakes consumer tech show in the U.S. Over the last ten years, I’ve attended this event as an influencer,
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AiFi AI-driven checkout-free systems for retail stores Santa Clara, CA 2016 Airspace Technologies Logistics platform for time-sensitive shipments, like donated organs or replacement parts San Diego 2019 AISERA AI-driven help desk for IT, HR and customer service Palo Alto, CA 2017 Alpha Medical Mobile platform providing basic health-care services for women Palo Alto, CA 2017
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Getty Happy employees help make happy customers – which, in turn, help make a successful business, right? That’s certainly the theory behind employee engagement, and business leaders’ growing focus on the employee experience. However, despite many companies’ obsession with being named a “best place to work,” a fundamental question has been left largely unexplored: Are
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U.S. military veterans are a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield — and in business. Many choose entrepreneurship as their career after returning from service, equipped with a cadre of unique leadership and time-management skills. Currently they own about 2.5 million small businesses in America in a host of industries, according to the
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Veteran-owned businesses are an important engine of economic growth. New research from Experian has found that veterans tend to own and operate business with a larger employee base, and veteran-owned businesses have better longevity and sustainability than non veteran-owned business. (Experian analyzed and compared the credit data of veteran-owned businesses and non-veteran-owned businesses from 2015
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Digital Human Brain Covered with Networks Getty It’s a grim statistic: about half of small businesses fail within five years. The main reason is the challenge with cash flows. But technologies like AI (Artificial Intelligence) can be a big help. They may even transform the business. Yet there
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Main Street’s optimism in the economy (NFIB) indicates small businesses favor approve of the … [+] president’s job performance. Getty Three years ago this week one of the most prominent markers of the 240-year American experiment took place: A national election to choose a new leader of the Executive Branch.  Since then, a terabyte of
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Character may be fixed, but you can avoid working with difficult people. Getty I’m an optimist and certain that people are good and want to do their best. This should make selecting people for jobs rather straightforward—with innate motivation and clear expectations, performance should easily follow. Unfortunately, some new research suggests that a glass half-full
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Besito Photo Courtesy: Besito Warren Bobrow=WB: Where are you from? What did you originally want to be when you were a younger person? How did you achieve the honor of working with our plant?  Maggie Connors/Besito=MC/B: I grew up in Connecticut, where I wanted to be everything from a designer to a doctor, an architect
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Your startup’s biggest fans can play a big role in your ability to reach a large group of potential … [+] customers just by guiding them with a simple launch process. Here is an effective plan for engaging and involving your early adopters with startup launch and customer acquisition. Getty If you ever built and
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Sustaining startup momentum is about working relentlessly towards a vision on a journey filled with … [+] ups and downs where the goal is to increase the successes and minimize the losses. Here are 4 ways for managing startup launch and growth without losing momentum. Getty Launching a startup can take months of preparation. A
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Delegation is leadership in its purest form, without it, the quality of work suffers, productivity … [+] decreases, and startup growth is capped even if the developed product works at scale. Here are 4 jobs early-stage startups should not delegate. Getty While Steve Jobs may have broken every leadership rule, none of his ideas would
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Digital Human Brain Covered with Networks Getty Founded in 2003, Splunk is a leading provider of software to investigate, monitor and analyze data. The initial focus of the company was on security, which proved to be spot-on. But since 2015, there has been a transformation. Splunk has pulled off 13 acquisitions (with the latest deals being for Streamlio,
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