The Wall Street Journal unveiled its third annual ranking of the top 50 U.S. companies backed by venture capital—A list that attempts to identify start-ups that could become the “Next Big Thing 2012". Geekwire reported "
Drew Dudley presented at TEDxToronto and gave a speech that completely resonates with me. Drew spoke about "Everyday Leadership". When I think about today's leaders, I think about President Obama, Richard Branson, my ex-boss Stuart Mckee and the list goes on and on. Drew believes leadership is not a characteristic
Rand Fishkin, CEO of SEOmoz, has a corporate culture of transparency. Rand spoke to the local chapter of the Entrepreneur Organization recently. Based on the story that he shared with us, it sounded like he was a person that was not very transparent in the early days of Moz. However,
The return on investing in a startup can be really hard to anticipate. I was reading an article on Tech Crunch titled "The One That Got Away" which highlighted how one investor had the opportunity to invest in Pinterest but passed. Let's get real about investing in startups first before we
It's never a good idea. We hosted a Founder Institute event tonight and Dave Parker said something like "If you go 50/50 with your cofounder, you've already failed as a CEO. You can't even make the first tough decision right". I totally agree -- there's a ton of decisions that
PSBJ’s Social Selling Made Easy: 10 Strategies & 10 Free Tools To Find Ready Business on the Social Web
One of the greatest opportunities for B2B organizations with the social Web is to find, engage and convert prospective customers well before they’re actively ready to buy. The channels, relationships and content available openly across the Web make it easier than ever to build strong, scalable pipelines of near-term and
We're excited to have our first Massage Day here at thinkspace! A big thanks to Dr. Baker and his team (Ashley and Gina) from Prime Spine Bellevue Chiropractic & Massage! Date: August 28, 2012 Times: 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm Open to the thinkspace Community! Dr. Ben Baker is a graduate of