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  1. Zero to one by Peter Thiel is my personal best of the many I've read. Outlined in the book in a concrete approach towards true innovation for a startup and a couple of other great things.

    Zero to one by Peter Thiel is my personal best of the many I’ve read. Outlined in the book in a concrete approach towards true innovation for a startup and a couple of other great things.

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If a Google employee reveals that he or she intends to leave because they have *accepted*–not received–an offer from a talent competitor like Facebook, in some cases they will be “walked off” so that they will no longer have access ...Read more

  1. I know people who left Google for Facebook, they were not walked out. Why would they be walked out of Google? Because facebook competing with Google? I have left Google twice, both times for Apple, in both cases Apple was a competing organization, in all cases I had a good talk with my managers up aRead more

    I know people who left Google for Facebook, they were not walked out. Why would they be walked out of Google? Because facebook competing with Google?

    I have left Google twice, both times for Apple, in both cases Apple was a competing organization, in all cases I had a good talk with my managers up and HR discying opportunities in Google, in both cases I was not escorted, I was given two weeks to talk more and to complete my project. I left in good terms with all my friends, managers and Google. Google is very fair organization, it treats people extremely well . I can imagine that some department might be supersecret and they will do it, but I was working for core search quality which is secretive too and I was asked to leave.

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As an interviewer, I occasionally conduct interviews that become painful as time goes on because the candidate is doing so poorly. I have the impression that, in these cases, the candidate internally knows they are not getting the job, and ...Read more

  1. You then have the option to elaborate if you feel so inclined and/or if the now-former candidate asks either with the literal truth or something generic like “I just don’t think it’s a good fit.” I actually had someone do that to me in a face-to-face and that’s how they worded it. It was supposed toRead more

    You then have the option to elaborate if you feel so inclined and/or if the now-former candidate asks either with the literal truth or something generic like “I just don’t think it’s a good fit.”

    I actually had someone do that to me in a face-to-face and that’s how they worded it. It was supposed to be 3 steps in the interview and after 20 minutes they decided I wasn’t suited for them*. I was actually grateful that they chose not to waste my time going through the motions.

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  1. A vision statement communicates what your company aspires to be in the coming future. The vision statement is looked up on as a guide for any actions to be taken. Vision statement can act as a strategic decision making tool if it communicates company's future goals clearly. How to write a vision staRead more

    A vision statement communicates what your company aspires to be in the coming future. The vision statement is looked up on as a guide for any actions to be taken. Vision statement can act as a strategic decision making tool if it communicates company’s future goals clearly.

    How to write a vision statement?
    The major requirements to write a vision statement is a creative mind and a long-sighted vision.
    A vision statement should be clear and easy to understand.
    It should be written in present tense and concise language.

    Often people confuse vision and mission statement. In a line vision statement is where you aspire to be and mission statement communicates the purpose of organization’s existence.

    To get more understanding you can go through https://www.feedough.com/vision-statement/

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  1. Going by the definition: A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing using a contact print process on light-sensitive sheets. Introduced by Sir John Herschel in 1842, the process allowed rapid and accurate production of an unlimited number of copies, it is a guide for making something — it'Read more

    Going by the definition: A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing using a contact print process on light-sensitive sheets. Introduced by Sir John Herschel in 1842, the process allowed rapid and accurate production of an unlimited number of copies, it is a guide for making something — it’s a design or pattern that can be followed.
    Although the literal meaning of a blueprint is a paper — which is blue — with plans for a building printed on it. You can also call other guides or plans blueprints. The way you do your homework every night could provide a blueprint for your little sister’s study habits. A business plan is a blueprint for a profitable business. Religions and philosophies provide the blueprint for many people’s lives. A blueprint helps you figure out what to do.

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  1. There are many benefits of swapping, firstly talking about their cost, swap is generally cheaper. There is no upfront premium and it reduces transactions costs. They can be used to hedge risk, and long time period hedge is possible and it provides flexibility and maintains informational advantages.Read more

    There are many benefits of swapping, firstly talking about their cost, swap is generally cheaper. There is no upfront premium and it reduces transactions costs. They can be used to hedge risk, and long time period hedge is possible and it provides flexibility and maintains informational advantages. A snap has longer term than futures or options, they will run for years, whereas forwards and futures are for the relatively short term. Lastly, using swaps can give companies a better match between their liabilities and revenues.

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  1. These are the intangible assets of the business which prove to be useful in certain ways. There are patents, copyrights, trademarks etc. While a lot of innovative companies goes for patents of their innovation, so that they are not claimed by anyone else and only they have the right to its productioRead more

    These are the intangible assets of the business which prove to be useful in certain ways. There are patents, copyrights, trademarks etc. While a lot of innovative companies goes for patents of their innovation, so that they are not claimed by anyone else and only they have the right to its production. A common example of copyrights are movies, as you may know that plagiarism is not a legal thing, what makes it illegal is copyright which is done for all the movies, and also for books, songs etc. An example of trademark could be seen when companies get their logos trademarked, like that of Intel.

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  1. A portfolio is pivotal for any investor to be successful and there are few steps which can help you do ii better. Firstly, you need to determine the right asset allocation and arrangement for your investment goals and risk tolerance. To examine your portfolio's actual asset allocation, quantitativelRead more

    A portfolio is pivotal for any investor to be successful and there are few steps which can help you do ii better. Firstly, you need to determine the right asset allocation and arrangement for your investment goals and risk tolerance. To examine your portfolio’s actual asset allocation, quantitatively categorize the investments and determine their values’ proportion to the whole. One done with that you shall pick the individual assets to be put in your portfolio.Thirdly, monitor the diversification of your portfolio, checking to see how weightings have changed. Lastly you may make adjustments when necessary, analyzing which underweighted securities to buy with the proceeds from selling the overweighted securities.

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  1. Burn rate is a rate at which a company spends money. This parameter is very critical for startups as it reflects whether a company will survive or not, it is a key indicator of company's financial health. Regardless of its situation, any company should have a burn rate that ensures at least six montRead more

    Burn rate is a rate at which a company spends money. This parameter is very critical for startups as it reflects whether a company will survive or not, it is a key indicator of company’s financial health.
    Regardless of its situation, any company should have a burn rate that ensures at least six months of cash runway. Any less than that and you may not be prepared for unexpected changes in revenue or spending.
    It simply means that to have a good burn rate you should have a lot of cash in the bank, a strong line of credit, growing revenue sources and support from venture capital. These are some important factors that will keep your startup financially healthy.

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  1. In business, a corporate raid is the mechanism of buying a large stake in a corporation to make profit and then using shareholder voting rights to require the company to undertake novel measures designed to increase the share value, generally in opposition to the desires and practices of the corporaRead more

    In business, a corporate raid is the mechanism of buying a large stake in a corporation to make profit and then using shareholder voting rights to require the company to undertake novel measures designed to increase the share value, generally in opposition to the desires and practices of the corporation’s current management. It involves a corporate raider, who is an investor that buys a large number of shares in a corporation whose assets comes out to be undervalued. The large share purchase would permit the corporate raider significant voting rights, which could then be used to bring some changes in the company’s leadership and management. So basically raiding generally occurs when the company’s share price has recently fallen significantly. It is also called venture arbitrage.

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