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encourage

7 Ways to Encourage Your Team to Aim Higher

Knowing how to motivate your employees is almost more important than knowing how to run…

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mindsets

Focus on These 4 Successful Mindsets to Rise to the Top

Successful people share these four mindsets, so work on developing your own to achieve success

When it comes to rising to the top, talent, skills, and passion are just part…

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rejection

Can’t Handle Rejection? How to Successfully Move Forward With Your Business Endeavors

Nobody likes getting rejected. But for entrepreneurs, it can actually be a learning experience

Rejection, in any setting, is difficult to swallow, but for entrepreneurs, it can make or…

By Selena Hill

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Office Technology

The Future of Office Technology (And What It Means For Your Business)

How are you gearing up for these trends?

Here are three of the most significant trends to be aware of — whether you’re…

By Selena Hill

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trust

How to Cultivate Customer Relationships Built on Trust

Earn and keep the trust of your clients by maintaining consistent communication and offering defined deliverables

Keeping the trust of your clients is important in every industry. Here are 3 strategies…

By Selena Hill

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next startup

Learn from Experience: Making Your Next Startup as Successful as Your First

Launching another company? Apply the lessons you learned from your first venture

Thinking about launching another startup? Here are a few tips to help you replicate success…

By Selena Hill

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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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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 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…

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How To

support

How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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