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Register for StartupNation’s Live Webinar with Dell Technologies, Be Entered to Win a Dell XPS 13 Laptop

Join StartupNation, Dell Technologies and Microsoft for a free LIVE webinar and Q&A on modern workplace solutions and collaboration technologies on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. ET! Register for the free webinar here! Leveraging technology to ensure business agility is important in any environment, but in today’s world of COVID-19 where it’s your main...
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Big Tech Showing Positive Revenue Growth Amid COVID-19 (Episode 49)

The big tech companies, including Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft, have proven their staying power through the COVID-19 crisis. All five have seen positive revenue growth over the same quarter in 2019. On this morning's WJR Business Beat, Jeff dives into the Statista study results further, including the following growth over Q1 2019: Amazon up...
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Big Five Tech Companies (Episode 32)

In a time when small businesses need help more than ever, the big five tech companies are stepping up. These five companies, including Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Apple, are not only providing additional resources to small business, but also much needed funding. As reported in yesterday, these five companies have a combined market...
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This is the Characteristic You Need to Be a Good Leader

Startups and enterprise businesses alike can struggle with stagnation and narrow-mindedness. According to Nick Liddell and Richard Buchanan, co-authors of the new book, “Wild Thinking: 25 Unconventional Ideas to Grow Your Brand and Your Leadership,” the solution may be to look beyond your competitors and seek inspiration elsewhere. Liddell and Buchanan, who lead the London-based...
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What Can a Startup Learn From the Super Bowl?

With Super Bowl LIII in the books, here is what we know for sure: The Patriots are world champions, and the robot uprising is inevitable. The Super Bowl remains the biggest stage for brands. Heavy hitters make their loudest statements with the hopes that social media will light up, leading to a discussion that goes...
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Why You Should Make Your Startup Better Instead of Bigger

In their dogged pursuit of growth, some startups wind up growing too fast and burning out their employees or founders. Writer and designer Paul Jarvis takes a contrarian approach to business success in his new book, “Company of One: Why Staying Small is the Next Big Thing for Your Business.” Jarvis has been a company...
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Start a Successful Business: Debunking the Myth of Innovation

The following is excerpted from "Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup from Idea to Empire" by Colleen DeBaise © 2018 AMACOM/AMA All rights reserved. Published by AMACOM Books Division of American Management Association 1601 Broadway, New York, NY 10019 “My idea must be a breakthrough.” Many people equate the idea of innovation...
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Embracing the Future: Should Your Business Accept Bitcoin?

Invented in 2009, Bitcoin is a fully digital form of currency. It has gained popularity over the years, with giants like Microsoft and Dell now accepting the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin is dependent on an underlying technology called blockchain to keep your digital money safe and secure. Because it’s fully digital, there is very little government oversight,...
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3 Reasons Why a Side Hustle Can Make a Huge Impact in Your Career

While a business degree can be valuable to your career growth, there are plenty of real-world examples that make it obvious that a degree isn’t the be-all end-all to a burgeoning career. Bill Gates famously dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft. Steve Jobs dropped out of college and went on to found Apple, Pixar and...
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Why Big Brands Use Renewable Energy

5 Big Brands Using Renewable Energy and What We Can Learn From Them Renewable energy comes from resources including sunlight, wind and rain and can be naturally replenished over time, unlike the finite conventional energy resources of the world. So it has never been as important to go green as it is now – it’s...
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Big Business Helping Small Business: A New Era of David and Goliath?

We have all heard the horror stories of big business pitted against small business.  The classic David and Goliath tale played out from Wall Street to Main Street with all kinds of financial causalities in their wake.  While the tales may differ, the moral is the same.  The big fish will always try to eat...
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Microsoft’s Sender-ID System

Last week I talked about the pros and cons of double opt-in. Today I want to talk about Microsoft's Sender ID system. Sender ID is the method Microsoft uses to check whether an email is actually coming from the company that they headers say it is coming from. This is especially effective against phishing (an...