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Tips for Completing Projects With Deadlines

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

After getting less than spectacular results from online advertising campaigns, last summer I resolved that, by the end of the year, we would acquire at least a dozen new clients from online traffic. As it turned out, we actually surpassed this goal.

Marketing Lessons From the Food and Beverage Industry That Benefit All Startups

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 12.09.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Anyone crazy enough to be an entrepreneur has plenty they can teach you, which is why I always advise young entrepreneurs to speak with founders across multiple sectors. There is plenty to learn.

Canceling Christmas: Why Your Business Should Stay Top of Mind Throughout the Year

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

As the head of a corporate gifting company, I know that the period between Thanksgiving and Christmas is always hectic. The UPS and FedEx guys are making two or three stops a day at the office, and the conference table is ready to break from the weight of the gifts.

Content Marketing: A New Frontier

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 12.07.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Parveen Panwar is passionate about online advertising and ad technology. He has created digital strategies for various video branding campaigns and ma...

10 Practices That Lead To The Demise Of Any Business

Marty Zwilling | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Marty Zwilling

I'm desperately hoping that together we can convince a few aspiring entrepreneurs to avoid some practices that lead to losses and suffering.

If You're Looking for Your Next Unicorn, Head to Sweden

Ariel Kramer | Posted 12.04.2016 | Business
Ariel Kramer

There are more unicorns per capita in Sweden than anywhere else in the world besides Silicon Valley. Sweden has incubated household names such as Spo...

Debunking Blocker C-Corps

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Our startup, ChargeItSpot, has raised $4.5+ million in funding over the last three years, all while keeping our status as an LLC. Common knowledge dictates that VCs won't invest directly in an LLC, so what's the secret? The Blocker C-Corp, an underappreciated and underused entity that I think benefits both founders and venture capitalists.

7 Hacks That Keep Work Separated From Your Personal Life

BusinessCollective | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
BusinessCollective

Every business owner is busy, that's no excuse to constantly bail on plans with friends and family. Here's how to keep good on your promises despite y...

Eight Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs Under 30

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Although there was a lot of sage wisdom shared, here's my Cliff's Notes version of the best advice from some of the big names at the Summit. So, even if you couldn't be there, you can gain from the lessons learned.

12 Ways to Garner Traffic on Your Company's Facebook Page

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.12.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Facebook continues to be a great way of engaging with your audience, despite having to compete with Twitter and Instagram. Use these creative methods ...

Hands-Off Leadership: Using Autonomy as a Secret Weapon for Productivity

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Andrew Fayad is the CEO and managing partner of eLearning Mind, an e-learning design and development agency that helps companies transform their exist...

At Hands of Luce Leader, ShapeU Becomes FitMango

Jim Luce | Posted 12.01.2016 | Business
Jim Luce

The Johns Hopkins undergraduate students behind ShapeU are changing the name of their fitness technology startup to FitMango, according to founder and...

How to Deal With the Growing Problem of Employee Theft

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening. According to Statistic Brain, $50 billion are stolen from U.S. businesses every year by their own staff, and roughly 75 percent of employees have admitted to stealing from their employer at least once.

Productivity: 7 Tips To Get Things Done

Arabelle Yee | Posted 11.26.2016 | Business
Arabelle Yee

A big part of feeling overwhelmed is the lack of time and project management.  Many people say you need to build your confidence, get all your syste...

The Upper Limit Problem: What's Holding You Back In Your Life?

Arabelle Yee | Posted 11.26.2016 | Business
Arabelle Yee

Ever heard we're scared of failure but we're even more petrified of success?  Ever felt guilty for being the smartest, tallest or prettiest girl in ...

Harnessing Creativity: Working For Inspiration

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.25.2016 | 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.

5 Negotiation Tips to Better Represent Yourself to Partners and Investors

BusinessCollective | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
BusinessCollective

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 11.20.2016 | 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.

Jez Day: Don't Drop Your Prices, Quality Always Wins

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 11.25.2016 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

It's important to trust your judgement -- listen to the advices of your trusted mentors, but you need to trust yourself when you think that you are right and they might be wrong as it's only your own experience that you could truly count on.

How to Save Money and Get Free Stuff as a Bootstrapping Entrepreneur

Neil Patel | Posted 11.24.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

It sounds a bit scrappy, desperate, and untraditional -- get free stuff? Yet, if you're a bootstrapping entrepreneur, you know exactly what I'm ta...

The 4 C's of Great Business Leadership

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.20.2016 | 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 11.20.2016 | 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.

3 Ways to Outline Clear Next Steps After Meetings

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.12.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Didn't you forget something? You were supposed to identify and clarify the next steps to be taken by everyone! You forgot to assign tasks, delegate projects, set goals and share what you were going to do about the discussion topics you just covered. 

In the Face of Financial Odds, Millennials Lean Into Their Network

Yee Lee | Posted 11.23.2016 | Technology
Yee Lee

It is well known millennials are great at leveraging their personal networks for financial matters from finding a job to finding an apartment. Do not be surprised to see this generation apply this same attitude of open-sharing across other financial services as well.

3 Ways to Communicate Effectively With All Levels of Your Team

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 11.20.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Manick Bhan is the CEO and CTO at Rukkus. He was formerly a banker at Goldman Sachs. When you're leading a team of people, communication is key. Howe...