In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of April 3, 2022

  • 4.8.2022

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

How to Raise VC Funding When the Odds Are Against You
 It is a well-studied statistic that only 2-3% of investment capital goes to companies founded solely by women. In this article, one female founder, with a stellar track record—Forbes 30 Under 30, ex-IBM, founder of a successful software development agency—realized the odds were against her in the VC funding arena. She shares her firsthand experience and tips for raising funds.

These 6 Finance Skills Will Destroy Entrepreneurs if They Don’t Master Them
Although grit, perseverance and hard work are all factors in a business’ success—money knowledge is perhaps the most important skill of all. As such, learning about personal finance is a key step for any entrepreneur. This article explains six personal finance skills entrepreneurs should master as they build their company and create their legacy. 

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Delegation Skills
 To many entrepreneurs, delegation is challenging. Regardless, by employing strategic delegation tactics, time is used more valuably; employees’ responsibilities and skills grow; and companies flourish. This article provides strategies to effectively delegate. They each allow entrepreneurs to maintain enough control, without devolving into micromanagement. 

Why retaining talent is not as complicated as you think
 As the Great Resignation is receiving a lot of attention from the media outlets, organizations need to focus on retaining their workforce. While communication has been key to creating an engaged workplace, that is particularly difficult in the remote environment. As such, this article provides a helpful guide to engaging in interactive and facilitated conversations. Through this, employers can identify issues and potential concerns, and manage them, in order to retain and inspire their workforce.

Links compiled by Michelle Sidle.