Learn to spot trends to inspire innovation Pain points and challenges pave the way for opportunity. No matter your role or industry, your ability to listen and identify trends will consistently help you prove your value. The easiest way to spot trends is to talk to your customers. Make no assumptions, just let them tell you their needs. Once you understand the problem, take the Lean Startup approach to test, learn, and iterate your way to a solution. … [Read more...] about What supporting female founders of color taught me about funding, partnership, and equity
For instance, Brown points to President Obama’s clemency program that is meant to commute the sentences of prisoners who received harsh time during the height of the nation’s war on drugs. The idea is to get these people back in society, yet society isn’t willing to give them the opportunity to work, she says. While some of the formerly incarcerated are fortunate enough to get jobs in the nonprofit sector or government, or they become motivational speakers, says Brown, many are still left jobless. She says large corporations need to “effectively stand up” and invest in their success. … [Read more...] about Business Leaders Share Their Biggest Concerns About The Future Of Business
I strongly recommend that you bring in professional financial advisers to help you, but remember that even if hiring very good people from very reputable places, you still have to stay on top of this effort. You have to know what the strategy is and pay careful attention to ensure their strategy and interests are aligned with what you want. … [Read more...] about A founder wants to become a limited partner in a venture fund. What to know?
The first Logic School cohort will be 20 people, and courses will be entirely online with digital guest lectures, workshops, and mentorship meetings. Applications are open through December 22. The application asks questions about what you hope to gain from the experience, how the courses could support work you’re already doing to organize, and if you already have a project idea in mind. Applicants can write their answers or upload audio. More than looking for the best project, Wang says they’re looking for people who seem thoughtful, like good listeners, and open to exploring how to make the most effective change while working with others. … [Read more...] about This online activism class will teach tech workers how to ‘remake their companies from below’
The Pfizer vaccine needs to be store at at least -94ºF (-70ºC) and the Moderna vaccine needs to remain at -4ºF (-20ºC) to stay viable. If the systems that operate that supply chain—including the ones responsible for keeping the freezers online—are disrupted, the doses of the vaccine could become ineffective before they are administered. … [Read more...] about Hackers are now targeting the critical COVID-19 vaccine cold supply chain