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Value-Driven Marketing Class taught by Mario Schulzke available at the University of Montana 11/6-12/6:


How to engineer fast growth by making it ALL about your customers Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 6th - December 6th, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Todd Building, University of Montana Campus Full ...


5 Pro Startup Recruiting Tips to Attract Talent:


Six months ago I walked into the most unusual startup recruiting event of my life. A startup decidedly held their preliminary interviews at an Escape Room in Barcelona. Yep, you heard right. Not only ...


Humu - Google's former head of HR wants to help people act more human at work:


Google's former head of its "people operations" has a new start-up, and one of its goals is a lofty one: to make software that helps managers and co-workers act more human. Laszlo Bock left ...


On The Art Of Startups, With Entrepreneur Steve Blank:


Columbia Senior Fellow for Entrepreneurship Steve Blank is a serial entrepreneur-turned-bestselling author and educator who has changed the way startups are built, how entrepreneurship is taught, and ...


Podcast: Montana's own John Connors, Microsoft Veteran and Venture Capitalist shares secrets to success:




New platform for startups offers mentoring through any communication tool:




Starbucks Just Announced a Simple New Benefit for 180,000 Employees, and It's Totally Brilliant. (Take That, Amazon!):




10 Reasons Why More Parents Should Become Entrepreneurs:




Say no to meetings! And 3 other ideas to keep your workplace happy and healthy:


Can you optimize a company for calm, not chaos? That's what entrepreneurs Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson decided to do after they founded Basecamp. Here are 4 strategies they use to minimize ...


This Is the Number 1 Sign a Founder Will Succeed, According to a Former Y Combinator Partner:




"Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy." Why the cooperative model needs to be at the heart of our new economy :


In a new book, journalist Nathan Schneider positions cooperative businesses as both radical and traditional-and says all businesses should move toward more democracy. By Eillie Anzilotti ...


What Every Founder Should Know:


Many books offer advice to budding business leaders, but it would be safe to say that none are presented quite like the latest title from longtime Silicon Valley executive Maynard Webb. Inspired by a ...


Timing is everything when it comes to making decisions:


How do you make decisions? Sometimes, you might use a planned, scientific process, but you're probably making many decisions on autopilot, by using your gut or guessing. Maybe your decision-making ability ...
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How Google's Keynote Speakers Keep Presentation Slides Engaging and Easy to Follow:




Why data culture matters:


Organizational culture can accelerate the application of analytics, amplify its power, and steer companies away from risky outcomes. Here are seven principles that underpin a healthy data culture. By ...


What Google Teaches Its Leaders:


In this installment of Command Shift: How Google became Silicon Valley's top incubator for future CEOs. Google became one of the world's most important companies virtually overnight by making the ...


Stanford Professor: Successful Leaders Do These 3 Things to Build High-Performing Teams:




These 16 Founders Can See the Future of Everything From Artificial Intelligence to Ice Cream:


Female Founders 100: The Visionaries There are entrepreneurs who set out to build a better version of something, and then there are those who have the foresight to dream up an entirely new reality. ...


How Digital Tools Support Hyper-personalized Customer Experiences:


Digital technologies are transforming every aspect of our lives - at home and at work - and how we interact with others. As customers, we are now empowered as never before. These technologies have put ...


Startups need women in their boardrooms, too:



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This Study of 1,614 Employees Reveals the Most Sought-After Office Perk--and It Totally Makes Sense:




The Best Interview Question To Test If Candidates Are Great At Customer Service:




12 Crazy Things You Should Know About WeWork, the Coworking Company Valued at $20 Billion:




These are the most common questions that college grads ask employers:




Podcast: The Downside of Applying Lean Startup Principles:


The Lean Startup is a bestselling business book by Eric Ries that has become a global revolution with followers in 17 countries. Its principles have been adopted by early-stage ventures, Fortune 500 ...


Funding For Early Stage Ventures, 09/28, Missoula, Montana:


Missoula SBDC is teaming up with the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute to bring Dr. Patti Weber to the University of Montana for a presentation touching on: * New ...


7 Keys To Improving The Odds On Your New Idea Success:


Some analysis and due diligence along the following lines should be performed on every idea, as a reality check, before committing your efforts and other people's money to building a business: Martin ...


VC Michael Goguen to join UM panel this Thursday 9/27 for a discussion on Healthcare Innovation Expansion in Montana:


Telos Partners, LLC, together with First Security Bank and Accelerate Montana, present "Crack the Code: 3 Defining Steps to Unlock Your Medical Technology's Commercialization Potential" This ...


This Is the Number 1 Sign of High Intelligence, According to Jeff Bezos:




As China builds biotech sector, cash floods U.S. startups:


"They said, 'If you start a company, you won't have any problem raising money.' I didn't quite believe that at the beginning. But as we went through the process, it was incredible." Robin Respaut, ...

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