Duane Gafoor

6 months ago

DISRUPTIVE’
TECHNOLOGY AND
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Disruptive Technology and Real Estate

The real estate industry is crucial in advancing global economies both in developing and most developed nations. Real estate powers the construction boom that has continued to spur decent jobs for workers globally. The sector revolves around providing access to working and living ...

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Duane Gafoor

8 months ago

Managing Risks

Risk management involves identifying and determining unforeseen events that could be detrimental to a business or a project's progress. Once these risks have been identified, strategies are formulated to mitigate them in case of their occurrence. · The risk management process inv ...

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Duane Gafoor

10 months ago

Investing in Real Estate

The lockdowns that resulted from the coronavirus pandemic forced millions of people to reassess how they earn their money. It has become obvious that we can no longer rely on a single traditional job for our livelihood, regardless of how well that job pays. In response, millions ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

How Start-Ups Are Faring During COVID-19

When the coronavirus pandemic led to stay-at-home orders all over the United States, many industries saw a sharp drop in revenue. Meanwhile, rather than suffering, other industries boomed. Home fitness gyms were suddenly sought by people who could no longer use their gym membersh ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

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How to Conduct Performance Reviews Remotely

COVID-19 presents multiple challenges for employers and supervisors who must deliver performance reviews to remote employees. One of those challenges is that the nature of the remote work itself has changed the relationship between employer and employee and made certain elements ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

What To Know About Conducting An Exit Interview

There are a lot of things that employees may take with them from their past employer, and while some may be good, others can severely damage the overall reputation of the business. In efforts to consistently improve the workplace, it is the employer's job to figure out what exact ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

3 Simple but Sincere Ways to Encourage Your Employees

Encouragement and praise are two very different things; in fact, the two words should never be used interchangeably. In a work environment, adequately encouraged employees will put their best efforts into a task, in which case they will get praised when they succeed. However, emp ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

AVOIDING
CONFLICTS OF
INTEREST WITHIN'A
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Avoiding Conflicts of Interest Within a Family Business

Making the decision to enter into a business venture with a family member can have its pros and cons. On the one hand, family members are supposed to be your closest allies and the ones who will always have your back. The truth, however, is that anything in the world of business ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

Lessons from a Fourth Generation Family Business

There is a lot to be said for a multigenerational, family-run business. It is a rarer sight within the United States, simply because of the youthful age of America. With a success rate of 13%, if you have the good fortune to be born into an established, profitable business that h ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

What To Know About Conducting An Exit Interview

There are a lot of things that employees may take with them from their past employer, and while some may be good, others can severely damage the overall reputation of the business. In efforts to consistently improve the workplace, it is the employer's job to figure out what exact ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

3 Simple but Sincere Ways to Encourage Your Employees

Encouragement and praise are two very different things; in fact, the two words should never be used interchangeably. In a work environment, adequately encouraged employees will put their best efforts into a task, in which case they will get praised when they succeed. However, emp ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

Staying Productive While Working From Home

A person may find themselves having to work from home for several reasons. Home has always been associated with relaxation and leisure for as long as society can remember. It is deemed a place for people to retreat and have their solace. However, as stated, there is the reason wh ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

Angel Investors Impact on Coronavirus Care

Angel investor and Hyperloop One co-founder Shervin Pishevar is leveraging his expertise and money toward an innovative solution to the current healthcare crisis. The United States does not have enough ventilators to meet the needs of patients. Pishevar, whose parents are both di ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

Knowing if a Job is Right for You

Finding any job, much less the right job could prove challenging. Should someone discover they accepted the wrong position for them too late into the process, the subject in question runs the risk of being unhappy, unfulfilled and likely pursuing other employment opportunities mu ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

Top Investment Strategies to Consider

Investing is difficult if you’re not properly equipped for it. Every financial market shifts, falls and rises with risks at all times. · Market movements present random patterns that bring profits and losses to every participant. A sure way to capture consistent-investment profit ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

Career Advice for Young Adults

When children are in their early stages of life they may have no real ideas about what they want to do. As they get older they may gravitate more towards the career choices of their parents and other family members. · Sense Of Direction · It is good to have a sense of direction w ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

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The Fundamentals of Private Equity

Private equity is an umbrella term that encompasses all types of funds that pool capital together from various sources, usually high net worth individuals. Private equity funds can range anywhere between a few million dollars to billions of dollars, which are used to secure large ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

The Rise and Fall of Outcome Health

Outcome Health was once considered one of the most promising start-ups in the Greater Chicago area. Originally named ContextMedia, this company worked in the information business. Specifically, they wanted to create multimedia content. The idea behind ContextMedia was to make inf ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

INVESTORS BEWARE:
HEALTH-TECH START-
UPS NOT ALWAYS
WHAT THEY SEEM TO BE

Investors Beware: Health-Tech Start-Ups Not Always What They Seem To Be

While venture firms still find the $3.5 billion healthcare industry quite lucrative, they are becoming aware that health-tech start-ups can not be run the same as other tech newbie companies can. · Health-tech companies are slowly figuring out that their business model does not w ...

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Duane Gafoor

1 year ago

Duane Gafoor | Venture Capital | Chicago, IL

Based in Chicago, Duane Gafoor is an entrepreneurial-minded Corporate Development Executive with over 10 years of experience in private equity and cross-functional leadership. After one conversation, it’s not hard to see how Duane has, even in a relatively short amount of time, m ...

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