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Looking For A Business Partner

No man is an island. No company can operate without outside partners. As cliché as it sounds, this is particularly true when starting a business.  For example, when founding a startup, one of the crucial steps that a founder must do is looking for a business partner. History is dotted with business partnerships that are as legendary, if not more legendary, than the business itself. One of the most crucial business partnerships is that of founder/co-founder.

Mentoring Session

Good Topics For A Mentoring Session

Mentoring is widely acknowledged as a powerful tool for development. In organizations, in formal setting it is helps employees progress in their career, acquire or improve skill sets and learn how to deal with specific situations in the workplace. As mentoring is a long-term commitment, one of the challenges faced by mentors and mentees is […]

what is the role of a mentor

What Is The Role Of A Mentor?

Socrates and Plato. Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Warren Buffet and Bill Gates. Maya Angelou and Oprah Winfrey. Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. What do these pairings have in common? These are among the most famous mentor-mentee pairings in history. Mentoring is widely recognized as a powerful tool for development. The role of a mentor […]

what does the chief of staff do

What Does The Chief of Staff Do?

What does the chief of staff (COS) do? It depends on the needs of the organization. The short answer is that the best COS’s complement the skills of their leaders. Visionary leaders will need chiefs of staff with strategic focus and operational efficiency to ensure they make the most of a limited and valuable resource: their time.

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The Functions Of Operations Management

Operations management (OM) concerns with managing the entire production or service system that converts inputs  to outputs. Inputs include consumer requirements, raw materials, labor and energy while outputs are products and services.

Venture Capital vs Angel Investing

Venture Capital vs Angel Investing for Startups

The terms venture capital (VC) and angel investing are almost always associated with startups. Picture any startup that has achieved “unicorn” (more than $1 B valuations) status, and you can be sure that a venture capital firm has backed them. Some had angels investing in them in their early days.

the chief of staff job description

The Chief Of Staff Job Description

When you hear the title Chief of Staff (COS), you probably think of a man or woman standing next to a country’s President. And you are not wrong! The most visible and prominent chiefs of staff are those serving highly visible and complex organizations such as governments and the military. The chief of staff job description is identified in connection to leaders of such organizations. It is also the coordinator of the supporting staff or a primary aide-de-camp to an important individual, such as a president, senior military officer, or leader of a large organization.

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