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Bridging the Intention-Interpretation Gap in Your Company

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The success of any business is a combination of several defining factors including quality of the product or service, competition level, team competency and more. Amongst these, clear communication is arguably one of the most important.

11 Amazing Things About Being an Entrepreneur and a Parent

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Raising a child and a business can give you a completely different perspective. We asked 11 entrepreneurs what they loved the most about balancing their two most important jobs.

Three Things to Think About Before You Pull That PR Stunt

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

There comes a point in most people's lives when they consider pulling a PR stunt. This is an old tactic that has been used for years by companies in order to get attention. They are called "stunts" because they are bold moves that typically also have some type of risk associated with them.

How to Use Email Campaigns and Facebook Ads to Achieve Personalization in Marketing

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The two easiest ways to bring personalization into your marketing program are through email campaigns and Facebook ads. Here's how you can implement these tactics into your customer strategy.

CEO of Lotame, Andrew Monfried, Examines His Career

Ramon Nuez | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

You have to take massive action because by not doing so you risk becoming stuck in an unfulfilling situation; that may lead to regret. Monfried realized this circumstance and left his good paying job at the legal photocopying business.

Why You Should Always Be Honest With the Media

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

There are so many different tips out there when it comes to handling the media. From advice on the best way to create a contact list to writing tips for crafting a press release, there is no end to the different media-handling tactics out there.

5 Secrets to Festival Marketing

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Alexis Levine founded Savvy Media at age 23, and launched her project #savvycity at insider events at film and music festivals across the world. Sund...

Habits of Successful People

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

If you take a look at the world's most successful people, whether their millionaire investors, established entrepreneurs, or elite athletes chances are they have one major thing in common.

8 Financial Myths to Ignore

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

It's easy to get caught in these outdated financial "tips" that do more harm than good for your business. These eight successful entrepreneurs set the record straight.

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Undermine Your Leadership Integrity

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.

Mahi de Silva, CEO of Opera Mediaworks, Discusses Transformational Growth

Ramon Nuez | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

We live and die by helping our customers do more. Sometimes it's a small change that could be implemented in hours, other times it takes months, even years to fully realize.

Running a Business Amongst the Chaos

Uldouz Van Eenoo | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Uldouz Van Eenoo

Your "why" is what will keep you focused and motivated when everything seems just a little too hard or hectic; when sitting down to Netflix seems more tempting than getting on with business.

Stress Management for Startup Founders: 2 Important Tools for Coping

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

In the world of 18-hour workdays and frequent overnighters, it's easy to lose your emotional balance. While the startup world is still fairly quiet about emotional health, it's a topic that every entrepreneur needs to consider.

How to Minimize the Damage of Negative Press

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

No matter how careful your company is, when it comes to the press surrounding your company, chances are at one point or another you will have to deal with negative press.

How to Gracefully Address a Client's Shortcomings

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

As soon as I learned that our original solution wasn't working, I wanted to know what happened. Typically, when consulting engagements fail, we find that there are three culprits.

What Every Entrepreneur Feels (At Some Point) but Rarely Ever Says

Maggie Rowe | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Maggie Rowe

Dear Universe, I QUIT! I'm so tired of "trying" to figure it all out! I'm trying this... I'm trying that... I'm trying to "create clients" I'm tryin...

Josh Speyer, CEO of Aerserv, Looks for Happy, Humble and Hardworking People

Ramon Nuez | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

Josh Speyer is the CEO of Aerserv. And I love a CEO that is focused on the culture of the company he captains. Yes, revenue is an important indicator of the health of a company. But more importantly, the cultural health of an organization is a key indicator of its continued progress.

Can You Be a CEO? A Chief Entrepreneurial Officer...

David Sable | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
David Sable

Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes...see Kickstarter...and despite our predilection to skew our entrepreneurial worship towards the high-tec...

9 Ways to Strengthen and Protect Your Online Credibility

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

You may not realize it but if you are engaged in social media you are building a reputation. In fact you are quite possibly building one that will last a lifetime.

The Top 5 Headaches Today's Employers Face (And How You Can Address Them)

BusinessCollective | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
BusinessCollective

Employers (like myself) juggle hundreds of problems at any given time, and having a crowded head makes it much more difficult to accomplish the tasks at hand efficiently.

The Do's and Don'ts of Repositioning Your Brand

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Many companies reach a point in their lives where it is time to reposition their brand identity. Sometimes a certain brand identity just isn't achieving the desired results. All brands needs to adapt to the market around them and evolve according to the market.

Fast Is Not Enough -- Your Company Should Be Focusing on Hospitality

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What's the hardest part of fulfilling an obnoxious Starbucks order? Getting people to smile while doing so. Great service companies understand how to build a culture that embodies these principles.

Why Jeb Bush Would Be a Failure in Business

Steve Sipress | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Steve Sipress

Last week, in a response to his ever-dwindling poll numbers several months into his lackluster campaign, presidential hopeful Jeb Bush actually declared on national TV, "I tell people I'm the tortoise in the race."

How to Decide Whether or Not to Reposition Your Brand

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Having a strong brand identity is an important part of running your own company. However, there may be times when you decide to reposition that brand and the image that you are portraying to the public.

Likability Will Make or Break Your Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The world is becoming more transparent. Social media and review sites allow people to voice their opinions with a megaphone. As a result, the best talent and prospective clients won't want to do business with you if your business has a bad online reputation.