Tag Archives: YEC

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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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tech savvy

5 Ways You Can Instantly Become More Tech Savvy

For the tech-inclined world today, it’s important that all leaders build their IT skills even if they’re not an engineer

Want to become more tech savvy? With so many amazing resources available online and the…

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burnout

6 Ways to Identify Burnout Before It Seriously Impacts Your Business

Entrepreneur burnout can be detrimental to your business, so learn the signs in order to fix the problem before it’s too late

Knowing how to spot the signs of burnout is key to stopping yourself before it’s…

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Mentorship

Creating the Perfect Mentorship Process

As a mentor to employees and a manager to both mentors and mentees, Vik Patel has learned what it takes to build a valuable mentor/mentee relationship

How can a mentor give the best guidance to the mentee? What are the parameters…

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Hobby

Translating Your Hobby Into a Business Breakthrough

Here’s how a hobby can help you get a fresh perspective on business challenges

Here are some strategies that could help you break through anywhere you may be lacking…

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CMO

Become a More Successful CMO by Adopting These 7 Traits

The chief marketing officer position is one that is ever-evolving

If you’re in the market for a new CMO — or want your current marketing…

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Pregnancy

What Pregnancy Teaches Us About the Complicated Life of a Startup Founder

No matter what journey you’re on, it’s important to have the support of like-minded individuals.

Having a baby is a big deal. Having a baby while running a startup is…

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hiring

Hiring Your First Employees? 5 Things to Keep In Mind

It’s easy to make hiring mistakes in your first year, but there’s a way to navigate through them.

Do you know what defines a good hire? Here are five hiring lessons you’ll be…

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Business

How Effective Is the ‘Why’ of Your Business?

A business without a clear “why” makes goals seem aimless — even if they’re being achieved

A business without a why is like a leader without a purpose. However, it’s easy…

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prioritize

9 Easy Ways to Prioritize Your Daily To-Do List

How do you prioritize your daily to-do list?

Members of Young Entrepreneur Council, an org comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs,…

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Business Budding

7 Most Important Areas of Business Budding Entrepreneurs Should Focus On

What is the most important area to focus on when you're just getting your business off the ground and why?

Members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) share advice on the most important areas to focus…

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barbara corcoran

4 Important Lessons About Failure From ‘Shark Tank’s’ Barbara Corcoran

Embracing fear and failure is a key component of becoming an entrepreneur; you need to take a leap of faith

Barbara Corcoran, a successful businesswoman and TV personality, explains the key components of entrepreneurial success:…

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planning

4 Tips for Planning Ahead as You Scale Up Your Business

A lack of planning can stunt the growth of your business, so use these tips to get ahead sooner rather than later.

Don’t let bad planning end your company’s growth prematurely. Use these four tips to stay…

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Million Dollar

Building a Million Dollar Online Business From Scratch

All businesses run into challenges. But if you love what you do, you’ll be able to overcome those obstacles.

If I knew what it took to build a million-dollar online business when I first…

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legal

When Does Your Startup Need a Legal Department?

These are the indicators that outsourcing your legal matters isn’t cutting it anymore.

These five specific indicators will help you determine if establishing a legal department would be…

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Seattle

5 Reasons Seattle Should Be the Home of Your Next Startup

From great talent to a community of investors, there’s nothing this startup hub can’t offer

Seattle is the hub for Pacific Northwest entrepreneurial innovation. Entrepreneurs are flocking to Seattle to…

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empower

4 Ways to Empower Yourself Professionally and Personally

Work on enhancing these personal qualities to improve your success in work and life

Success happens by choice, not chance. Here are the most powerful qualities you must cultivate…

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