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    1. The Successful CEO's Secret Side Hustle: A Seat on Another Company's Board

      The Successful CEO's Secret Side Hustle: A Seat on Another Company's Board

      As an entrepreneur, you're busy, busy, busy . You have a company to run, employees to manage, and customers to satisfy . Yet I'm going to suggest that you make time to do something counterintuitive: help manage another business by joining a company's board . "It's connections. It's learning...

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    2. Hacking Your Board - What to Expect From Your Directors

      Hacking Your Board - What to Expect From Your Directors

      Hacking Your Board - Expectations for Director Conduct and Value Hold your board accountable for value-add, just like they hold you accountable for performance. Chair, Angel Capital Association & Co-founder, Seraf-investor.com @ cmirabile Getty Images Hacking your board is about making the best of a situation you cannot fully control. We've talked about hacks for planning and running the best meetings you can. Now let's focus on the conduct and roles of the directors themselves.

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    3. Salesforce's Marc Benioff Is the Second-Most Overpaid CEO in America

      Salesforce's Marc Benioff Is the Second-Most Overpaid CEO in America

      Salesforce's Marc Benioff Is the Second-Most Overpaid CEO in America A new report from a nonprofit organization looks into CEOs' compensation and company performance. CREDIT: Getty Images Advertisement As millions of American workers struggle with stagnant wages , pay for CEOs of the country's largest companies continues to climb higher...

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    4. Superstars for Rent: How to Build Your Advisory Board

      Superstars for Rent: How to Build Your Advisory Board

      My friend, super angel Dave Berkus , has observed that you should hire talent, but rent experience. Early start-up hires are so critical, he reasons, that the focus needs to be on "adaptability, creativity, intelligence, drive, and cultural fit." But startups also need to expand insights into what they are doing, so obtaining broader experience is also key...

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    5. Board Basics: Advisory Boards

      Board Basics: Advisory Boards

      As you complete your round of financing, you will undoubtedly talk with investors about forming a corporate board. You will also have any number of advisors who will not get seats on your corporate board. Enter the concept of the advisory board . Oftentimes new entrepreneurs are confused about the difference between advisory boards and corporate boards of directors ...

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    6. 11 Common Habits That Make You Look Unprofessional

      11 Common Habits That Make You Look Unprofessional

      11 Common Habits That Make You Look Unprofessional These nervous tics could give off a negative impression and hold you back from success. CREDIT: Getty Images Advertisement In a sense, Lacan suggests the use of modernist deconceptualism to attack hierarchy. Debord uses the term 'the semantic paradigm of context' to denote not semioticism, but presemioticism. Therefore, the subject is interpolated into a Derridaist reading that includes narrativity as a totality.....

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    7. What Mr. Robot, Netflix and Taylor Swift are Teaching Us About the Future of Business

      What Mr. Robot, Netflix and Taylor Swift are Teaching Us About the Future of Business

      Enter your email to reset your password Or sign up using: INNOVATE What Mr. Robot, Netflix and Taylor Swift are Teach Us About the Future of Business Traditional entertainment and media is surviving only because industry leaders are innovating -- and other industries need to learn from this. By Peter Gasca Peter Gasca is an entrepreneur, consultant and author.....

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    8. To Build A Creative Team You Need Insiders And Outsiders.

      To Build A Creative Team You Need Insiders And Outsiders.

      While this dynamic has the potential of increasing the flow of creative ideas, there are two prerequisites for success. The first is that there is trust already built within the team. Without trust, the insiders will treat the outsiders' ideas as completely irrelevant, unfeasible, radical (not in a good way), and even dangerous, and use everything in their power to stop them. At the same time, the outsiders will think of the insiders as blockers and lacking vision, and thus will discount all objections they bring. If trust already exists within the team, built on respect for mutual competence .....

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    9. 7 Things Gary Vaynerchuk Taught Me In The Boardroom

      7 Things Gary Vaynerchuk Taught Me In The Boardroom

      7 Things Gary Vaynerchuk Taught Me In The Boardroom Lessons from an entrepreneur who learned first hand from Gary while sharing office space CREDIT: Getty Images Advertisement Eight years ago I was in the audience listening to Gary Vaynerchuk deliver a ground breaking keynote presentation at the Web 2.0 conference. Days later, I wrote a blog post where I predicted that Gary would soon be a household name .....

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    10. What Strategic Advisers Can Do For You

      What Strategic Advisers Can Do For You

      Advisers have a stake in your business's success and take on the responsibility of corporate governance. When you start a business, you rarely do it alone. Even if you don't have a partner, you seek outside advice from legal, financial, and industry experts and from the people who have been in your shoes before. Some of these people, especially those who advise you early on, will end up on your ...

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