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Harnessing Creativity: Working For Inspiration

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

We all know the feeling: maybe we're staring out of the window watching the rain fall, doing the laundry or idly browsing Reddit when suddenly it hits us -- a perfectly-formed solution to a creative or business problem appears in our mind out of nowhere.

Act As If You're Successful and You Will Be!

Cailen Ascher | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Cailen Ascher

As women entrepreneurs, we sometimes can get stuck in this place of thinking that we need to have certain level of success in order to have "permission" to do things like email an influencer, raise our prices, take a vacation or invest in ourselves or our business.

5 Negotiation Tips to Better Represent Yourself to Partners and Investors

BusinessCollective | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business

You can only build your business so far before you need to turn to others for help. This is a pivotal point for you and your business and not somethin...

Why All Entrepreneurs Should Pay It Forward On #GivingTuesday

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.26.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Every company will have its own way to celebrate #GivingTuesday, and your efforts will grow and evolve each year. Whether you do something small or go big, it all counts. So after the turkey leftovers are gone and the shopping madness has ended, do something nice for yourself, your company and your community, and join the #GivingTuesday movement.

6 Ways You're Being Tricked Into Saying Yes

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Shauna Mackenzie

We are triggered to say yes all the time to things we don't want. Savvy sales people and marketing professionals have a few tricks up their sleeves to sell you, and if you know what they are, you can avoid falling into the trap by embracing the power of no.

Hats Off To Women Entrepreneurs

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Marilyn Nagel

I admit not thinking much about entrepreneurs for a good portion of my adult life, most likely because I worked for global multinational corporations ...

Rewrite Your Rules and Live Your Best Life

Cailen Ascher | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Cailen Ascher

Did you ever have an ah-ha moment so profound that it felt like your hold world was suddenly snapped into focus? As if before you were looking at the...

Why Women Are Dominating Thought-Leadership Across All Fields

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

When you envision a thought-leader, what first comes to mind? For me personally, I get a mental image of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg giving a speech ...

The 4 C's of Great Business Leadership

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Great leadership is undeniably hard to come by. Whether it's leading a sports team or an organization, leadership is responsible for molding raw talent into effective and powerful instruments of action.

Why Leaders Shouldn't Try to Fix Their Flaws

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The best and brightest people in my life all share a common trait: They know what they're good at, and they know where their skills are lacking. This might not sound so revolutionary -- we all know we have strengths and weaknesses -- but what sets these individuals apart is they don't seek to correct their flaws.

Successful Entrepreneurs Don't Just Start Businesses, They Solve Problems

Samantha Parent | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology
Samantha Parent

Many entrepreneurs will agree, the best products get made when the founders come upon a problem in their own lives that needs to be solved. By addressing a pain point, they become deeply connected to their mission, and, in essence, become their own first customer.

How Visual Content is Changing the Way Brands Market Online

BusinessCollective | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business

Zac Johnson has 20 years of experience in the online marketing and business space. You can learn more about Zac at and through ...

5 Helpful Tips for Introverted Entrepreneurs

Syed Balkhi | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Syed Balkhi

Silicon Valley is overflowing with misconceptions. And while, by nature, every misconception is misleading, few are more deceptive than this one: Introverted people cannot be successful entrepreneurs.

How to Inspire More Women to Become Entrepreneurs

Nellie Akalp | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

As a mother of four, pursuing a career as an entrepreneur gave me the flexibility raise my kids without compromise, and financial freedom to live life on my terms. So how can we inspire more women to consider entrepreneurship? First things first, sell them on the benefits.

Why Advice From Gurus Is Mostly Meaningless

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
Gary Vaynerchuk

It's no secret that I'm a busy guy. Between running my agency VaynerMedia and my venture capital firm VaynerRSE, I work long hours. I have five minute...

The 13-Month Year

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 11.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

There's a disturbance in the Force. The weather is getting colder. Winter is setting in. The holiday season is soon upon us. I've found that the...

Smart Business Owners Embrace Bitcoin

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 11.13.2015 | Small Business
Jamil Bouchareb

As entrepreneurs, staying on top of the latest technology and developments is vital for success -- and Bitcoin is the hottest trend right now. Adopting Bitcoin in your business is by far the smartest decision you can make today.

Millennials Care About Giving Back: Here's Why Your Company Should Care Too

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Despite having a reputation for being arrogant and lazy, millennials are in actuality highly philanthropic. Younger workers want more than just a paycheck from their employer; they also want to feel like they're making an impact on the community.

10 Ways to Reduce Abandoned Shopping Carts on Your E-Commerce Website

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Here are 10 key ways to reduce abandoned shopping carts in your online business that I've found effective during my time as partner and co-founder at my creative agency, Swiss Commerce.

First Steps for Hiring High-Quality Creative Freelancers (Without Breaking the Bank)

BusinessCollective | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business

Antonio Calabrese is the Founder at Follow him on Twitter @ACalabrese83.  Why outsource? Well, just as you wouldn't attempt to perform ...

The Seinfeld Solution: How the Top 1 Percent Actually Makes Progress

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Productivity sucks. For one, it's hard. I mean, let's face it -- every single time I sit down to "get something done," it almost never happens. At f...

The Types of Internet-Based Businesses That Always Sell

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Which types of website are popular with potential buyers? Through my time as CEO of a brokerage centered around buying and selling websites, I've seen what works and doesn't. The following list goes through six types of sites that sell (and three that don't).

Using ALM to Solve Your Software Project Challenges

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Kevin Castle is partner and CTO of Technossus, a technology consulting firm. Castle is instrumental in every major healthcare project the company tack...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Heading to Philadelphia

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 11.06.2015 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

The walls at Rush Arts Galleries are expanding beyond New York City and into Philadelphia, PA. The news was delivered during the fourth annual Gold Rush Awards.

6 Ways to Build Better Relationships With Your Clients and Your Network

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Nicole Smartt is the Vice President and co-owner of Star Staffing. If you look at my company's internal structure, you'll notice we are missing a key...