Tag Archives: YEC

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…

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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…

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grow

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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tech companies

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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support

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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team

Don’t Try to Do It All on Your Own: Building a Team

Learn your strengths and weaknesses and fill your team with people who bring a different skill set to the table

Building a core team during the startup phase of your business is challenging. Here are…

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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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