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How to sell your Shopify store with OpenStore

January is all about New Years resolutions and to kickstart the new year, we have Darren from OpenStore on the show! In this episode Nick and Darren discuss why business owners would want to sell their Shopify stores, what makes a business attractive to buy, how to price a company and much, much more…

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Decide & Conquer: 44 Decisions That Make or Break All Leadersby David Siegel

Success boils down to one thing: making good decisions. It may sound easy, but what do we do when we are faced with terrible options, deep anxiety, and fear of failure? Learning the right framework now can make all the difference later.

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The Strategy Roller Coaster: YEAH!, urgh, damn, ouch, wow, well. Repeat!by Ralf Hirt

Over many years, I held operational executive roles and had the opportunity to speak to many business scalers of ambitious growth companies with respect to their challenges. What strategy execution is concerned the consensus was very clear. It is a roller coaster that goes like this:

January: The strategy just got ready, just. A couple of tweaks on the model still necessary but will take care of this asap. Annual Kick-off meeting: ‘YEAH, baby! It is going to be amazing. Everything is addressed, aligned, could not be more excited, troops are fired up. Killing it! Go, go, go!’

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Cloud Giants Podcast

On Cloud Giants, a show brought to you by Bessemer Venture Partners, Byron Deeter interviews entrepreneurs, founders, and great leaders who have built world-changing cloud companies.

As a former founder and investor in the cloud for nearly two decades, Byron Deeter has seen what it takes to grow a cloud company from humble beginnings into a massive public company. These companies and their leaders have changed the way we live, work, and play.

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Meet our CEO at Silicon Valley Tracks at Startup Network Europe Event Series

8W8 Global Business Builders founder & CEO, Ralf Hirt, will be participating as a speaker at the Swedish, Dutch, Swiss and German events hosted by the Startup Network Europe.

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CovQ SaaS Platform: Build your Company IQby Ralf Hirt

In the images below, we have summarized all you need to know about the CovQ SaaS Platform.

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No Brainer! LinkedIn Poll on Company IQ ROI Results by 8W8by Ralf Hirt

In July 2021, 8W8 Global Business Builders provider of the Compound Value Creator Quotient platform and assessment, aka CovQ, ran a LinkedIn Poll addressing Founders – Executives and Management – Board Members – Investors

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The New Nature of Databy Andre Vellozo

The post pandemic recovery promise, is one of a digitally transformed economy. It is about the amount of energy used to transform information into data and data back into information. Versus the value it creates everywhere, for everyone, and for the better.

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Strategic Planning: Advice for Board Membersby Naomi Kent

As board members, we are all familiar with strategic planning, it is at the core of our work advising and governing businesses. 

A strategic planning session can range from a short informal discussion to an all-day or multiple-day event, or a process taking a couple of months in several intervals with many hours of slides and whiteboarding. It can also be a struggle to engage everyone involved during this time, with differing opinions, experiences, and interests. Frequently you will spend this time analyzing the company, and in some cases, you will only receive a report from which you will be required to make and approve major decisions.