While the venture capital industry has changed a great deal since the days of Georges Doriot, portfolio management styles have not. The industry still places the greatest emphasis on financial analysis vs. operational capabilities.
At the heart of any company that offers empathy and strong incentives and engagement is a company that is "employee centric." What that refers to is a company who puts the needs of their employees in the forefront.
Americans agree economic inequality has grown, but don't agree on why. That's according to a new Pew Research article that gives varying reasons. A closer look into what those polled on the issue said reveals these are more excuses rather than reasons.
What may appeal to one person and induce them to buy your product may not appeal to another, based on their culture and beliefs -- even though the benefits of the product or service may very well be the same for everyone.
Revisit goals if necessary and clearly communicate updates to your employees and close advisers so everyone is on the same page. This is important for the short- and long-term success of your small business.
Should I have an EKG by the door to check on vulnerable hearts before admitting them? Or maybe a sign that says it's like being at a ball game, if you are hit with a foul ball, it's part of your wager of attending?
Every communication about your brand should articulate what is best and most compelling about you. By uniting research, design, and message consistency you can develop long-lasting and profitable relationships with your ideal prospects.