200+ free graphic resources for you startup. Image banks, tools, icons…
So you are probably looking for graphic resources for designing your website or illustrating your blogs? Finding these tools on Google is often very time consuming and ain’t nobody got time for that. So there is a fairly simple solution, list them all here. Everything is buckets up into categories, so find what you want at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #startup #graphicdesign #resources #free #business #images #stockphotos #
The best startup offer letter for employment you have ever seen
A beautiful startup offer letter you can use for inspiration when making offers to your startup staff If you as a founder are a little clueless about how shares and options work, trust me, your staff are even more clueless. So clueless (for the most part in many countries) that many don’t even see the value in owning stock in your startup. Seriously. Read more at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #startup #employment #startupbusiness #offer #letter
eShares 101 - How this startup manages employee onboarding
Henry Ward, CEO at eShares just posted a Medium blog on how they do their employee onboarding, and the deck they use has some decent learnings in it. Read it at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #startup #employee #learning #startuplife #startupbusiness
How Google sets goals: OKRs
How Google sets goals: OKRs Rick Klau explains how Google does their OKRs during a Google Startup Lab workshop. This is one of the most watched videos on OKRs that you will find! Watch at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #google #goalsetting #okrs #startup #startuplife #business
From $0 to $21M ARR: Our 5 Biggest Marketing Mistakes – Zenefits
Zenefits went from $0 to $21M ARR. But that kind of growth doesn’t happen without a cost. Matt Epstein, VP of Marketing at Zenefits, goes over the company’s biggest f***ups, and how you can avoid the same mistakes. Read at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #marketing #marketingtips #startup #startuplife
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action – 'The Golden Circle'
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action – “The Golden Circle". Watch his great speech at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #simonsinek #greatleaders #howtobealeader #startup #startuplife #startuptips
This one weird Disney trick for CEOs tripled productivity (Smile)
I was watching Maleficent last night and the imagery made me think about being a CEO managing a large number of staff and how my mood really had an impact on the office. I just got off a call with the CEO of a company I am founding and as we were discussing the effective management of staff I made an analogy from this Disney movie that is worth sharing. Read more at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #startup #ceo #disney #productivity #ceolife #company
How to get creative with marketing when paid channels are too expensive or customers aren’t looking for you?
How to get creative with marketing when paid channels are too expensive or customers aren’t looking for you? This is a keynote that I gave at Malaysia’s “Growth Hacking Conference 2013” for marketing. Read at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #startup #digitalmarketing #marketing #marketingtips #creativemarketing
Overview of Digital Marketing and Some Lessons Learned
Overview of Digital Marketing and Some Lessons Learned This is a quick presentation I knocked up quickly to give a class to the staff of a Government tech seed fund on digital marketing. Read more at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #startup #digitalmarketing #learnmarketingtips #socialmediamarketing
Board presentation deck template for seed stage startups -
This blog is a board deck template and advise on best practice in effective board meetings. You’ve raised funds and formality has begun. This means monthly or quarterly meetings with your Board and your newly appointed members from investors. As per their information rights, they need updates from you. Darn. Another thing to do! To help you, I’ve put together a board deck template to lighten the load. Get it at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #startup #startuplife #template #businesstips…
Email can suck less. Use this banker system so startup emails work for your team
Make startup email better. Here is a template memo to send to all staff on email etiquette. This will make parsing emails far easier and result in you spending less time reading emails. Emails suck! We don’t have the best of relationship. I imagine you are the same? Whilst you can’t control how your contacts communicate with you, you can at your own company. Read more at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #email #startup #startuplife
Xing original roadshow presentation pre-IPO
Ten years after going IPO, the CEO, Lars Hinrichs, shared their original xing roadshow presentation for their IPO. It’s not often that you get to see these, even less so than pitch decks. If you have an interest in writing your own deck for IPO, Xing or nerding out, here it is for your reading pleasure. Read more at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #xing #presentation #startup #startupbusiness
Google sheets automation: How to Automate Email Updates (Google Scripts)
How to automate email updates by sending email from a Google Sheet with a step by step explanation of the code A lot of people use Google Sheets to collaborate on a wide number of topics. Many use it to manage their KPIs. Do you know what no one knows how to do that would be really cool if it was possible? Sending an email update directly from Sheets! Read more at WWW.ALEXANDERJARVIS.COM #googlesheets #emailmarketing #startup #howto
Quarterly vesting schedule for staff incentive ESOP plans
You may have read that a vesting option for your staff is quarterly vesting? Do you know how to calculate it though? Yeah, I thought so. Neither did I. Now, quarterly vesting is not my preferred method, but it is one of the main variables at hand when structuring your ESOP.
ESOP Template and Step by Step Guide to Retain and Attract Top Staff
ou need an ESOP plan. There just has never been one available. So I built it. It’s taken me a year to ship it as it was really hard to make something simple! Let me break this down for you. How do your staff get rich? Owning a stake in your startup, right? How do staff participate in the upside of your startup… they own options through a structure called an ESOP (Employee Share Option Plan).
Professional capitalization table template. Full blown tracking and analysis tool
A few years back I made a cap table, not going to lie, it was to teach myself how to do cap tables! No one was born knowing anything- you have to learn. Fast forward to today and it’s been used by thousands of professionals and startup founders, but I was never quite happy with it. It’s still the most downloaded tool I have.