Speaking of WEB 2.0 and the new Media

Will I see you there ?

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Web 2.0 ventures that work!

There was an interesting article in July’s « Marketing news » , the American marketing association magazine. Josh Bernoff of Forrester research talks about the winners in the WEB 2.0 game. Offering an interesting point on the looming question these days, he asks:Is web 2.0 a new bubble ? Basically, those who offer 2.0 solutions for corporations…

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Good news

I’m scheduled to speak at the annual Canadian Association of Business Incubators this autumn. The topic? The « new » business plan and the role of coaching in « working » with entrepreneurs. I’ll keep you posted on the presentation.

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Are business plans still necessary ?

Watch the video Are business plans still necessary ? Leave you comments here or on video on Seesmic My profile is Startupcoach.

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Online tool helps smaller firms compete for talent

Read in the Financial Post. A Montreal firm (yeah!), Standout Jobs, offers tools and strategies for small firms to compete for the highly competitive market of high tech employees. Using a very web 2.0 approach, they succeed in promoting your firm on social media platforms where your prospects are , on the web. Create a…

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What’s your pitch ?

I stumbled upon an interesting website to help you hone your pitch. 15secondpitch has what it takes. They offer the possibility of doing many pitches thus having; « one niche, one pitch ». I even did mine in French also. Lots of little goodies. Really worth stopping by. You can cut and paste from the site template.…

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Food for thought from the StartUp School ’08 at Stanford

People with degress work for drop outs Does it makes any sense to stay in college if your idea is really, really good? Don’t wait for the perfect first product. Get it out there and iterate. » There can be no great surfers without great waves The one I really liked… The best kind of problem…

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Soundview again

I know I haven’t been very active on this blog lately and I apologize to my readers. Things should fall back to normal during this month. In the meantime, Soundview has released a collection of summaries for small businesses. Take the time to check it out. NEW from Soundview Executive Book Summaries…The Small Business Success…

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Sharing a little something

I have been a summary.com client for over a year now. It saved me a few hundred dollars in business book purchases. I buy less but I’m still on top of the latest trends and discoveries in business. You even have access to your own online private library of the summaries you bought. Very practical…

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Are your skills and knowledge static or changeable ?

An article in this week end’s Montreal’s The Gazette talks about a research by social psychology professor Jason Plaks of the University of Toronto and Kristen Stecher of the University of Washington that says that the way people view their skills can have an impact on how they respond to career success. If they see…

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