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Each week we collect and disseminate the best new ideas targeted at senior managers of expansion stage software companies.

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Viewing Value eNewsletter July 28, 2010

  1. 1. Viewing Value July 28, 2010 Help Us Share the View Tweet This! I get great valuable tips on building my company from the OpenView team. You should too! Each week we collect and disseminate the best new ideas targeted at senior managers of expansion stage software companies. Do you follow us? Connect with us on Twitter to stay in touch with the OpenView team. Latest from the OpenView Team Great ideas beget more great ideas What happens when great ideas have sex? They create more great ideas. Following in this line of thinking is vital to producing more great ideas. Next time you're at a brainstorming impasse, look for some inspiration from a great idea that is already out there. Tweet this! Words from a CEO to live by Modeling your life after simple virtues shouldn't be a hard task for most people. But many seem to overlook this as they begin ascending the corporate ladder. Go back and reconsider everything you know: are you working the way you intended to? Many people will find that they're not on the path they initially set out on. For that lot, the time to make a change is now. Read this post to find out how. Tweet this! The most institutionalized sales myths Following the best practices seems logical enough. But what if the practices that have been engrained in you aren't truly optimal? In sales, there are a number of myths that have been leading teams astray for some time. Learn about them and conquer the next sale with knowledge. Tweet this! The truth behind the founding CEO Compensation for a founding CEO can be a sensitive subject. How much is enough, and more importantly, what is fair? A founding CEO plays a pivotal part in a company - to a point. Knowing how to properly compensate the founder will ultimately decide how a vital chapter in a business' saga is written. Check out this post to find out the truth. Tweet this! Top Ideas from the Industry 13 start-up lessons from Mad Men Drinking in the office? Women only working as secretaries? These are not be the best practices for an office today, but today's entrepreneurs can learn from the office culture on the hit show Mad Men, which mocks an advertising agency 50 years ago. Read this post featured in the OnStartups blog to find out how Mad Men inspired Hubspot to be the the #1 place to work.
  2. 2. Create a simple-but-effective newsletter in 5 steps Prospects want to receive e-mail correspondences from you whether they know it or not. Crafting something engaging and insightful - especially in the form of a newsletter - will determine whether or not the prospects are receptive. If you follow these steps outlined in a CMI post, and execute them appropriately, you're certain to create a successful newsletter campaign. How reframers are disrupting business conventions There is a revolution going on inside the minds of the top CEOs across the world. They're changing their internal belief systems and the alterations are reverberating in the business world. Their disruptive tactics are changing the game and many of the competitors don't even know about it. Catch up on the latest techniques and viewpoints from HBR to stay abreast of the changing tide. That little gap between a manager and the rest of the team Once a manager earns a promotion and leaves his former teammates, some people will think that the manager is a lost cause. Others will look to that manager as a friend still. Others will be indifferent. And so on, and so forth. Knowing how to manage - and how to deal with all of the intra- office changes - is a valuable tool for any manger. Read this blog from Managewell to find out how. Additional Resources • Read more about our process. Read our case studies. • Meet the Team. • News from the Portfolio. To learn more about OpenView Venture Partners, visit www.openviewpartners.com Read our latest blog posts at www.blog.openviewpartners.com This email was sent to: sbyun@openviewlabs.com This email was sent by: OpenView Investments, LLC 303 Congress Street, Suite 701 Boston, MA 02210 United States We respect your right to privacy - view our policy Manage Subscriptions | Update Profile | One-Click Unsubscribe

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