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Why Every Startup Founder Needs Networking Skills

AJ Agrawal | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

Every startup founder has to network if they're going to succeed, particularly face-to-face networking, which 85% of businesspeople prefer. When you e...

Avoid Traffic Delays on Your Daily Commute with the Snorelax App

Rawan AbuShaban | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Rawan AbuShaban

Calling all commuters: spend less time on your morning drive with a new mobile app that works while you sleep. Snorelax analyzes real-time and histo...

Hearing Both Sides of the Aisle: Creating Political Storm, and Why It Matters

Jon Saltzman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Jon Saltzman

There's never been a better or more difficult time to bridge both sides of the political conversation. But we're up for the challenge. Political Storm is bringing democracy back to the American voters.

Why Women Must Succeed In The Startup World (And How To Do It)

AJ Agrawal | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
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AJ Agrawal

Women in work have always been a big issue. Today, the issue revolves around the pay gap. The latest studies say that a woman will earn 79 cents for e...

How to Hire the Right People for Your Startup

AJ Agrawal | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
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AJ Agrawal

Your company is made up of the total value of your team. This is not an individual pursuit. You can't do everything by yourself. Hiring the right peop...

Drugs or Entertainment: A Useful Framework to Evaluate New Products

Matt Douglas | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Matt Douglas

I'm fortunate that many entrepreneurs reach out to me for advice, guidance, and feedback. It's a privilege I take very seriously, and I try my best to provide positive and helpful feedback. I always remind these entrepreneurs that no one can provide better guidance than their inner voice, and that no one knows the potential as well as they do.

4 Reasons You Shouldn't Start a Startup

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Brett Goldberg Launching a startup, though enriching, has been glamorized as an easier task than it truly is. This article isn't meant to deter yo...

Why the C-Suite Should Adopt Cloud Technology Now to Stay Competitive and Relevant

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Andrew Vest Cloud computing is changing the way organizations do business. Compared to traditional on-premise infrastructure, application developm...

13 Surprising Ways to Learn Valuable Information About Job Candidates

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Resumes and cover letters can largely show whether a candidate is qualified for a position, but sometimes it takes some more creative ways to learn if...

How Niche Crowdfunding is Helping Inventors Thrive

Laiza King | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Laiza King

While it might look all glamorous on the outside, there are numerous challenges faced by entrepreneurs and inventors, one of them being lack of funding and connections with the right sources. This issue is one of many reasons that have prevented some inventors from pursuing their great ideas.

3 Goals All Entrepreneurs Should Set to Execute Effectively

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Obinna Ekezie How many times have you set goals and couldn't follow through? Maybe it was bringing your product to a new market or building out yo...

How To Bounce Back From A Failed Startup Launch

AJ Agrawal | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

Startups all start with optimism, but they don't all meet the expectations of their founders. In fact, 90% of them fail. If you want to build up a bra...

Data in the Mobile Ecosystem: What Matters Most

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Robi Ganguly As a marketer today, it's a foregone conclusion that decisions should be data-driven. However, it's easy to get overwhelmed with the ...

3 Pieces of Leadership Advice Worth Following

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By David Vollmer Jr. When it comes to running a business, my best advice to any new owner, founder or executive of a company is to listen to as much ...

4 SEO Questions You Must Answer and Address Now

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Kristopher Jones Over the last 17 years, I've helped thousands of entrepreneurs and businesses generate more web traffic and sales through search ...

What the Bot Revolution Could Mean for Online Learning

Daily Bits Of | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Daily Bits Of

The bots I'm referring to are the so-called chat-bots. They're "smart" programs that you can have a conversation with, and get help from, via the messaging app of your choice.

Use These Top Reference Checking Tips Before You Hire

Michael S Solomon | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

While it can be time consuming, the applicant's reference check is one of the most important aspects of hiring and should not be dismissed or taken lightly.

Scaling A Startup? Steer Clear Of 4 Common Pitfalls

Jean Brownhill Lauer | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Jean Brownhill Lauer

When a company makes the jump from one round of funding to another, a huge celebration is usually in order. Your pitch has paid off, you've got new partners on board, and the race is on to use your newfound and hard-earned resources to hire up and scale the business.

12 Reminders for Employees to Take Breaks From Their Screens

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Your employees are looking at a computer screen, smartphone or conference room display all day. Yes, it's part of the job, but the constant strain on ...

Startup Recruiting: How To Get Top Development Talent With No Money

AJ Agrawal | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

Startups are notorious for having no money. In fact, no money is why most startups are doomed to fail from the start. Yet on occasion, you hear storie...

6 Key Metrics That Tell You When (and How Often) You Need to Hire

BusinessCollective | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
BusinessCollective

Don't wait for your employees to feel burned out until you hire more help. As you scale your company, track these key metrics to indicate when you sho...

Five Ways Businesses Could Benefit From Blockchain

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Angela Ruth As a young entrepreneur, it's important to stay in-tune with current trends and technologies that could benefit your businesses and th...

12 Ways to a Buzzworthy Instagram Account for Your Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Instagram can be a powerful medium for your business. If you're struggling to gain traction, here are some ways find the secret formula that works for...

Search Experience Optimization: Welcome to the New SEO

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Nick Chasinov Many companies are caught up in search engine optimization, but this approach belongs in the past. In my 15 years working with SEO, ...

11 Ways Virtual Reality Will Dramatically Change the Business World

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Between sitting down with team members who are halfway across the world and allowing customers to try out your product before they buy it, here are 11...