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How The Dollar Shave Club Use Storytelling To Rock the Saving Industry

How The Dollar Shave Club Use Storytelling To Rock the Saving Industry

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

When Dollar Shave Club burst on to the scene in 2011, few could have predicted the destructive path they’d pave along the way. After all, they were going up against the likes of Gillette, so what chance did a lowly startup stand? Well, with some killer storytelling, and non-conforming approach, they had everything they needed. […]

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So You Have a Business Plan … Now What’s Your BHAG? (Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal)

So You Have a Business Plan … Now What’s Your BHAG? (Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal)

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

You. Yeah, you. The young entrepreneur with the dream – and the business plan – to jump start your start-up. While the current business climate offers a wealth of opportunities to the young and fearless entrepreneurs who are diving headfirst into the startup pool, it’s not enough to just have a plan. You’ve got to […]

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What I Learned From a Facebook Group

What I Learned From a Facebook Group

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Facebook is commonly associated with slacking off – I’ll be honest I have done very little productive with Facebook in the past and I am sure you have as well. However, recently I have found a new side to Facebook, a brighter side, and one that has me drawn to my phone. It all started […]

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What The Best Years of Your Life Are All About

What The Best Years of Your Life Are All About

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hey Under30CEO, as you guys know 2.5 years ago we started a travel company because we realized that there was a lot more to life than just sitting behind a computer working. After a pretty wild ride taking us everywhere from the glaciers of Iceland to the volcanoes of Bali, we’ve now brought hundreds of […]

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Developing Natural Audience – Lessons from the Creative World

Developing Natural Audience – Lessons from the Creative World

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

You’re an entrepreneur. You’ve identified a need that aches to be filled, and you’re building a business designed to fill the gap. The question is, how are you going to connect with the people who will become your allies, champions, loyal customers and clients? In other words, how are you going to discover and grow […]

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10 Useful Tips to Deal With Toxic People & Defamation

10 Useful Tips to Deal With Toxic People & Defamation

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eventually in any business you’re most likely going to upset someone. Most level headed people can deal with displeasure or disappointment in an appropriate manner but there are others who will take it one step too far such as a toxic customer or an emotionally unstable associate.  Many of these toxic people may be miserable in their own […]

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When Nothing Goes Right Go Left

When Nothing Goes Right Go Left

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lessons Learned from 2014 – Finding Myself Again? I went to Marshalls several weeks ago and found this shirt that read, “When Nothing Goes Right Go Left.”  I chuckled at the sentence, but yet in its simplicity it was so profound.   2014 was a year of ebbs and flows, disappointments, hope restored and then […]

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Why Persuasion is the #1 Skill for Entrepreneurs

Why Persuasion is the #1 Skill for Entrepreneurs

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Before we start, let’s agree on a working definition of persuasion. “Persuasion is how we can make people change the way they think, feel or behave.” It covers a wide variety of techniques that you can use to influence the mind of others… And don’t consider persuasion as something that you have to put up […]

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How To Win and Leverage Business Plan Competitions

How To Win and Leverage Business Plan Competitions

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Before graduating college, I won over $20,000 from business competitions, pitched my idea to Mark Cuban, traveled for free, and rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. I often reminisce and wonder…how the heck did I do that?! Those accomplishments were the result of amazing opportunities I took advantage of, and you can […]

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13 Things to Beware of When Considering an Acquisition Offer

13 Things to Beware of When Considering an Acquisition Offer

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is one thing young entrepreneurs should be aware of when considering an acquisition offer? The following answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Legal Measures Too often, entrepreneurs wait too long to seek legal […]

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