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How To Boost Your LinkedIn Engagement For Better Results

LinkedIn serves as one of the best platforms to build and maintain business connections, according to Forbes. However, just being present on LinkedIn isn’t enough to build meaningful, relevant connections. Just like every other social media platform, it’s built with marketing in mind but instead of products, it’s designed to market you as an employable […]

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Need Effective Visual Branding? How to Vet Designer Candidates

What vetting steps do you take with visual designers to determine whether they are able to create effective visual branding components that are reflective of your brand? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created tens of […]

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AllTrails gets $75M to keep hikers happy

The app for hiking enthusiasts just secured a big round of capital that will help it map more trails worldwide. AllTrails has raised $75 million, led by Spectrum Equity, which has taken a majority stake in the company in the process. Founded in 2010, AllTrails raised a small amount of capital years ago from investors, including […]

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To Summon the Demon or Not To By Roger Jihao Yang

Are you familiar with the ‘Hosts’? A recent science fiction TV series ‘Westworld’ from HBO explores a futuristic story in a fictional and a technologically advanced wild-west-themed park called ‘Westworld’ populated by humanoid robots called ‘Hosts’. Interacting like real humans, the hosts are programmed to fulfill the guests’ desire. The high-paying human ‘guests’ may indulge […]

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Increase Your Focus and Combat Distractions

Increase Your Focus and Combat Distractions written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Podcast with Chris Bailey Podcast Transcript This week on the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I chat with author and productivity expert Chris Bailey. After graduating from business school, Bailey decided to forego the traditional path and spend a […]

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SHSMD: What to Expect During the Largest Health Care Systems Conference of the Year

Health care is currently experiencing an enormous shift causing disruption throughout the industry. From mergers and consolidation to hospital systems expanding patient offerings and consumers expecting a new level of experience, the health care climate is currently in a highly disruptive state. This week, I’m attending the Society of Healthcare Strategy & Market Development Connections […]

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LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman shares his secret for fast growth and getting ahead of the competition

Shutterstock Startups can be just as risky as they are promising — 20% of small businesses fail in just their first year. But Reid Hoffman, venture capitalist and co-founder of LinkedIn, has a method for success that bucks tradition. “Blitzscaling,” as Hoffman calls it in his new book, means prioritizing speed over efficiency in the face […]

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Recent departures hint at turmoil at Quartet Health, a mental health startup backed by GV

Backed with nearly $87 million in venture capital funding from GV, Oak HC/FT and F-Prime Capital, Quartet Health was founded in 2014 by Arun Gupta, Steve Shulman and David Wennberg to improve access to behavioral healthcare. Its mission: “enable every person in our society to thrive by building a collaborative behavioral and physical health ecosystem.” Recent […]