How to Attract People Who Are Ready to Work with You

I work with business owners around the world who want to grow a lucrative practice of ideal clients. Nearly everyone I speak with has the same issues and more often than not they experience frustratio...


14 Reasons to Give Your Employees a Raise

What was the determining factor that led to the last raise you gave to one of your employees? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization ...


5 Lessons About Negotiating Salaries With Employees

  When a potential employee accepts a job offer you – as the employer, manager, and entrepreneur – must willing to negotiate further terms. Nowadays, job seekers have at their disposal a plethora...


When Generals Get Complacent

No, I’m not talking about you. In a startup, you’re a king who has mighty generals to lead your employee army. One probably handles client relations, another handles operations and one might be he...


Are the People You Have the People You Need?

This is one of the most difficult questions CEOs of all ages ask themselves. Our Vistage Chair constantly asks the CEOs in our group, “Are the people who got you to this level in your business, goi...


4 Signs of a Successful Company

Every budding entrepreneur should take a few moments to recognize what it is that makes a company a success. How do you know you are successful and can you pinpoint the moment you just knew you were a...


Use Employees to Improve Your Company’s Online Presence

There’s an unfortunate truth about business websites in general. Actually, two of them: (1) usually the only person who realizes the power of being online is the CEO himself/herself, and (2) it&...


5 Obstacles That Are Demotivating Your Employees

Employee motivation is vital for the continuing success and development of any business. However, motivators do not only include good salaries and benefits, employers must dig deeper and understand ...


14 Ways to Keep Your Talent Happy and Incentivize “Intrapreneurship”

Q. As a Gen Y founder, how do you keep Gen Y (and X) talent happy? How do you incentivize intrapreneurship over, well, leaving?! The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (Y...


Partner Offer: Get the Right People – 9 Questions for Getting the Best Hires

The most important decision a company makes about employees is whether to hire them. Whether a company succeeds or fails ultimately depends on whether it hired the right people to effectively execute ...