Tag Archives: YEC

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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service

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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Milestones

How to Prepare for Your First 5 Business Milestones

The “firsts” of your business can be nerve-wracking. Here’s how to make sure everything goes smoothly

Educating yourself on common milestones in your startup will give you a better chance of…

By Black Enterprise

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motherhood

The Mother/Founder Paradox and What It Means for All Entrepreneurs

Motherhood and entrepreneurship are not mutually exclusive.

After spending much of our engagement diving into data and testing many new business ideas,…

By Black Enterprise

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innovative entrepreneurs

13 Keys to Success According to Today’s Most Innovative Entrepreneurs

Everyone’s definition of success differs. But there’s truth behind each and every one

Here are the most important keys to success from 13 innovative entrepreneurs on the scene…

By Black Enterprise

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metrics

The Dangers of Metrics for Small Business Owners

While metrics are an important tool for measuring results, small business owners should be wary of relying too heavily on certain ones.

While metrics present business owners with a method of measuring results, they should understand that…

By Black Enterprise

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college admissions

3 Hiring Lessons From the College Admission Process

When hiring a new staff member, think back to the college admissions process for inspiration on how to identify the best fit

The college admissions process is far from a perfect system, but it actually has a…

By Black Enterprise

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Hyper-Productive

How a Hyper-Productive Entrepreneur Gets the Most Out of Her Day

The simple trick to productivity is being intentional with how you spend your time

The following techniques will allow you to manage your time better so you can invest…

By Black Enterprise

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margins

How Business Owners Can Squeeze Out More Profit From Their Margins

Minimizing small but wasteful costs will impact your profit margin down the line

Customers can now view a myriad of competitor sites and product reviews within minutes, leaving…

By Black Enterprise

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startup

4 Startup Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2017

This year, competition will increase. Find your niche and own it

These are the startup insights to keep these in mind whether you’re looking to partner…

By Black Enterprise

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team

How Collaboration Makes You and Your Team Happy

Unified teamwork is a thing of beauty. Here’s how you can use it to better your own company

It’s a fast-paced world, and successful business only happens when you create a work environment…

By Black Enterprise

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profitable

Why Companies Are Being Asked How Soon They Can Turn a Profit

Investors are increasingly asking, “How soon can you become profitable?” in order to stay in their comfort zones.

Find out why many venture capitalists are asking “How soon can you become profitable?” right…

By Black Enterprise

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Humor

Using Humor as a Business Tactic: How to Know When to Cross the Line

Humor can be effective in marketing, but it’s important to understand who your audience is

When you set out to use humor in your marketing, strive to be edgy, entertaining…

By Black Enterprise

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low expectations

How to Prevent Yourself From Unintentionally Setting Low Expectations

We’re often told to set “realistic” expectations, but that mentality can limit what we can truly achieve

In business, it seems that we are taught to settle for less than we deserve.…

By Black Enterprise

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feedback

3 Steps for Transforming Negative Feedback Into Positive Results

Negative reviews can be the holy grail of customer feedback.

Negative feedback is a little less obvious of a gift. It provides a map to…

By Black Enterprise

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Staffing Firms

4 Trends Staffing Firms Should Look Out for in 2017

The highs and lows of the past can often dictate a lot about what your firm can expect in the upcoming year.

Mature or established staffing firms should be very good at identifying their seasonalities. At my…

By Black Enterprise

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