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Business Culture Tips For Your Startup Company

By Martin at April 21, 2014 | 8:28 am | 0 Comment

Business Culture Tips For Your Startup Company

Many entrepreneurs still don’t understand that building a business culture today of doing good, like helping people (society) and planet (sustainability), is also a key to maximizing profit. Employees and customers alike are looking for meaning, not simply employment and commodity prices. Every company needs this focus to attract the best minds and loyalty in both more...

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Business Culture That Can Break Or Make Your Startup Company

By Martin at October 15, 2013 | 8:46 am | 0 Comment

Business Culture That Can Break Or Make Your Startup Company

Successful startups seem to follow similar paths to greatness, and unfortunately all too often that path leads them back down the hill much faster than they went up. Big company powerhouses, like IBM and Xerox, took fifty years to make the cycle, but new companies today, in the age of the Internet, often make the cycle in five to ten years, or even less. Consider MySpace more...

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Where did this pervasive sense of entitlement in our business culture come from?

By Martin at March 24, 2012 | 8:40 am | 0 Comment

Where did this pervasive sense of entitlement in our business culture come from?

Where did this pervasive sense of entitlement in our business culture come from? I’ve written about this before, but I was surprised again recently at a conference for startups when a couple of entrepreneurs started berating investors for their low rate of funding for early-stage startups. It sounded to investors like me that they expected a funding entitlement for more...

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