An Inside Look at How Great CEO Communicators Create Presentations For Tech’s Biggest Stage

An Inside Look at How Great CEO Communicators Create Presentations For Tech’s Biggest Stage

5 Steps Top CEOs Follow to Create Dynamic Presentations While most employees are enjoying a holiday break, some conference rooms are buzzing with presentation designers, marketing professionals and executives who are preparing to take the stage at the giant International Consumer Electronics Show, CES 2018 in Las Vegas.As a communication advisor who has spent plenty of weekends in those conference rooms, I’ll reveal exactly how CEOs of the world’s largest tech companies are preparing to make a splash at the mammoth...
Tech Trends That Will Shape Marketing in 2018: Insight From CEOs, CMOs, CTOs, CIOs, CVOs, and Others

Tech Trends That Will Shape Marketing in 2018: Insight From CEOs, CMOs, CTOs, CIOs, CVOs, and Others

Tech Trends That Will Shape Marketing in 2018: Insight From CEOs, CMOs, CTOs, CIOs, CVOs, and Others What are the top tech trends that will impact marketing in 2018? To find out, I turned to experts in the industry–from CEOs to Chief Technology Officers to a Chief Video Officer and Chief Application Architect. What follows are prognostications regarding the tech trends that will matter most...
How Blockchain Could Transform The Way You Buy Your Groceries

How Blockchain Could Transform The Way You Buy Your Groceries

How Blockchain Could Transform The Way You Buy Your Groceries From giants like IBM and Walmart to smaller CPG startups, companies are using blockchain to improve the safety and transparency of food. Blockchain tech has primarily been associated with financial services – but increasingly it’s making an impact across industries, and the food supply chain is no...
5 Must-Haves for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Join a Business Accelerator

5 Must-Haves for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Join a Business Accelerator

Accelerator programs are an incredibly efficient way to help your business get off the ground but not every entrepreneur is fit for it. Increasingly popular among startups as a mean to receive funding, high performing programs put less emphasis on finances and more on rethinking every angle of the business to give it the best chances of success in the marketplace, making them fit for seasoned entrepreneurs as well first-time founders. We have plenty of successes at Altima with startups and small business owners who achieve market fit and really accelerate their companies. Here is a breakdown of the key must-haves for entrepreneurs to join an accelerator: 1. You want to be mentored One of the greatest benefit of an accelerator is that you will be matched with top mentors but also be given access to a large network of top executives, experts and entrepreneurs. Sharing their experience and acting as a sounding-board can really improve your critical thinking and decision-making process. You believe mentors can provide you valuable feedback and support your entrepreneurial and leadership development. 2. You want to grow your business Of course, you want to grow your business! But what I mean is that you are ready to get outside of your comfort zone. Business-minded experts and mentors will challenge every angle of your business to give it the best chance to succeed. You will be constantly pushed to think about improving and growing your company, and connecting at a deeper level with customers. The focus will be on solving real customer problems, while reducing non-essential tasks. You are open and willing to take a...