Don't worry about what your future holds or whether you'll be able to sustain your early success. Get your first customers on board, treat them well and use that success to fund your next steps. Zach Ferres Published 12:30 pm CDT, Friday, June 7, 2019 Photo: Greg Smith | EyeEm | Getty Images Photo: Greg Smith | EyeEm | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Greg Smith | EyeEm | Getty Images How to Acquire the First 20 Customers for Your Startup 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Startups are having to acquire customers and get revenue in the door sooner and sooner. Gone are the days of raising big venture dollars before you really focus on revenue and customers. Data … [Read more...] about How to Acquire the First 20 Customers for Your Startup
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A prospect wants to know you're worth listening to before they give you their time. John Rampton Published 6:00 am CDT, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Photo: Luis Alvarez | Getty Images Photo: Luis Alvarez | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Luis Alvarez | Getty Images 25 Time-Tested Ways to Schedule a Call With a Business Prospect 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Is there anything more challenging and intimidating for sales reps and business owners then asking for something from someone who you don’t know all that well? For instance, asking if they can set aside time in their busy day to talk to you on the phone? After all, why should they waste their time on a … [Read more...] about 25 Time-Tested Ways to Schedule a Call With a Business Prospect
THERE WAS A STRAIN OF WISTFULNESS woven through the obituaries for Mario Cuomo after he died on the first day of 2015. The tributes for the New York governor and stirring orator who was the dream presidential candidate for many Democrats in 1988 and 1992 were weighed down by a sense of what could have been, if only he had run. In the waning days of 1991, the indecisive governor nicknamed “Hamlet on the Hudson” went so far as to keep a plane idling at the Albany airport, ready to deposit him in New Hampshire before the filing deadline for the first-in-the-nation primary. Cuomo probably did himself a favor by staying out of the presidential hunt. Democratic voters are notorious for their buyer’s remorse, practically begging charismatic politicians to jump into the race, only to sour on them quickly and go back to longing for some idealized replacement on the sidelines. Well before there was Tinder, Democrats have seemed unable to stop swiping left. Related Links … [Read more...] about The Democrats’ choice problem: Which candidate can beat Trump in 2020?
By Shalini Ramachandran WSJ Zolan Kanno-Youngs WSJ Yoree Koh WSJ Fri., Feb. 15, 2019 Colin Kroll, a college dropout turned startup millionaire, drifted through his company’s holiday party at Gran Morsi, a cozy Italian restaurant in downtown Manhattan. Dressed in a gray sweater and jeans, he chatted up employees and their plus ones. When one of his engineers offered to get Mr. Kroll a drink, he flashed a big smile. “I’ve stopped drinking. I’m trying to be healthier.” He’d started running regularly, too. “Look at you, being such a great CEO,” she said. Co-workers at the party chuckled to themselves about his earnestness as he circulated among the crowd asking, “Are you having a good time?” Mr. Kroll had co-founded two highflying startups—Vine, the six-second video-sharing platform bought by Twitter Inc. in 2012, and, most recently, Intermedia Labs, the company behind the popular … [Read more...] about The Tech Whiz Behind Vine and HQ Trivia Made Millions in His 20s. He Was Dead by 34
1 of 5 View 5 Items Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Exhaust from a vehicle escapes into the air at 9000 South and Sandy Parkway on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Related Links What's stopping Utah's Legislature from solving the air pollution problem? Inside the politics of clean air Air quality in dispute: How Utahns can find collaborative solutions to the air quality problem Why Oslo's 'greedy method' may be the answer to Utah's air pollution woes SALT LAKE CITY — How dedicated are you to helping to clean the air you breathe? Local leaders are calling on residents to park their cars in a major effort to improve air quality along the Wasatch Front. The Salt Lake Chamber Friday, along with UCAIR and TravelWise, launched the annual Clear the Air Challenge. The one-month effort that kicks off on Feb. 1 is issued by business, government and community leaders as a four-week competition to encourage Utahns to reduce their vehicle emissions by … [Read more...] about Taking on the challenge of cleaning northern Utah’s air