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networking event

10 Ways to Tell Whether a Networking Event Will Be Worth Your Time Before You Go

How can you tell whether a business mastermind or certain networking event is worth your time or not?

The value of any business mastermind or networking group is at the intersection of the…

By Selena Hill

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Franchising

8 Industries That Lend Themselves to Franchising Well

What are some industries that currently lend themselves to franchising well? Why?

Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) talk about the industries that currently lend themselves…

By Selena Hill

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support

5 Ways Leaders Can Truly Support Their People

An investment in your team is an investment in the future of your business

This advice can be easily implemented into your company’s strategy to help you form an…

By Selena Hill

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office communication

Mastering the “Four Ps” of Office Communication

Don’t just wait for the next company meeting to keep your team informed

Good office communication flow boils down to what I call, the “four Ps” — portions,…

By Selena Hill

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Co-Founder

6 Qualities to Look for in a Strong Co-Founder

Build a successful partnership by finding a co-founder who motivates you and who you motivate in return

There are certain qualities that co-founders need in order to make them right for the…

By Selena Hill

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tech companies

Why Tech Companies Fail at Marketing (And How They Can Avoid It)

It all comes down to knowing your audience

Each channel might include a few generic marketing campaigns or just a laundry list of…

By Selena Hill

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marriage

5 Marital Lessons That Apply to Every Startup

Take your startup out of the honeymoon period and into sustainable growth by following these pillars of successful marriages

The pillars of a successful marriage can pave the road to taking a startup from…

By Selena Hill

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dying brand

How to Bring a Dying Brand Back to Life

Shrinking customer base? It’s not too late to give your brand the jumpstart that it needs

Following these strategies can help you to not only revive your company brand, but also…

By Selena Hill

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interview

5 Perceptive Questions to Ask Your Potential Hire During the Interview

Find the best candidate for the job by adding a human element to your process through these questions

You can’t just go out there and hire anyone. This person has to be the…

By Selena Hill

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nonprofits

Why Donate to Nonprofits? It’s Just Good Business

Giving is better than getting — even in business.

There is nothing wrong with making donations as part of elevating your company’s brand, so…

By Selena Hill

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design-centered

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Design-Centered Mindset

Creativity is essential no matter what industry your business is in

Design is intangible. People undervalue the skills involved in creativity, so they treat it as…

By Selena Hill

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gratitude

3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude in the Workplace

Remembering to say “thank you” has a positive effect on your clients and staff

Not only is it an essential courtesy, but taking the time to write, say or…

By Selena Hill

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Business Practices

12 Ways to Confirm That Your Current Business Practices Align With Your Original Mission

How can you make sure your current and future business practices continue to honor your original mission?

Business experts share tips on how can you make sure your current and future business…

By Selena Hill

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Business Trends

12 Ways to Best Gauge Whether a New Business Trend Is Worth It

How can you best gauge whether or not a business trend is worth putting into motion for your startup?

Business experts share tips on how you can best gauge whether or not a business…

By Selena Hill

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workspace

The Workspace You Need to Become More Productive and Creative

Whether it’s at home or at work, your office should be a place where you can collaborate and reflect

The better your workspace supports your team’s productivity, the greater success and engagement you’ll have…

By Selena Hill

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Pete

5 Ways to Build a Business Empire Like ‘Treehouse Master’ Pete Nelson

You may not have your own reality show, but every entrepreneur can benefit from these five smart business strategies

Although not every entrepreneur will have the luxury of starring in his or her own…

By Selena Hill

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productivity

8 Productivity Hacks to Lower Your Stress This Year

Use these tricks and apps to minimize distractions and increase your productivity

Looking for new tips and hacks to increase productivity and reduce stress? Well, here you…

By Selena Hill

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work smarter

Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Scale Your Business

When it comes to scaling your business, take advice from modern CEO Tom Villante — instead of Thomas Jefferson

“Times have changed since the 1700s. Today, working smarter achieves a much better result than…

By Black Enterprise

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business tips

How to Get Customers Talking About Your Service

Surprise and delight customers and employees to build enthusiasm for your business

Businesses that can figure out how to motivate their teams to go above and beyond…

By Black Enterprise

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day job

How to Test Your New Idea (and Still Keep Your Day Job)

You don’t always have to put everything on the line in order to pursue your dream

Having the security of a day job while you develop, test and sell your product…

By Black Enterprise

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