3 Principles to Be a Great Business Leader, Not a Manager

I have a pretty straightforward philosophy on the types of head honchos that are out there. Simply put, there are the leaders and there are the managers. I think the biggest misconception about leader...


4 Sales Skills All Leaders Need to Master

In today’s business climate, your ability to sell is your ability to lead. Companies’ stock prices climb and plummet based on leaders’ ability (or inability) to sell their day-to-day decisions t...


How To Motivate Your Small Team in 6 Steps

  Motivating yourself can be hard. Motivating others? This is even more difficult. As an entrepreneur, it’s critical that your small team is excited to come into work and help your company grow. Ho...


Managing People Who Are Older Than You? 3 Tips To Solidfy Your Leadership

When you’re running a business in your 20’s, you’re often managing employees who are years older than you and, in some situations, colleagues with decades more experience. When I started buildin...


10 Quotes about Leadership & How You Can Apply Them

It is lonely at the top. A good leader is a good follower. Lead by example. These are some of the clichés we encounter when it comes to leadership. It’s tough to attribute these sayings to one pers...


9 Personal Expenses You Should Cut From Your Budget

Q.What’s one personal expense you’ve cut out of your budget completely to save money and not missed? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-o...


11 Skills Aspiring Startup Employees Should Have

Q.What one skill do you think young people looking for startup jobs should possess? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of...


Fanatic Discipline and the 20 Mile March

Every January, we make resolutions for the new year. We want to eat well, lose weight, spend more time with family, improve our grades, or move forward in our careers. By February, most of us have don...


Get Off Your Throne and Lead from the Trenches

I recently saw a cartoon that had a silhouette of a man sitting on a throne being pulled by 3 other silhouettes; the caption read “Boss” with an arrow pointing to the man in the throne.  Undernea...


Managing The Anxieties Of Being A Leader

Sometimes, fear and anxiety can overwhelm us when we have to be a leader. Being a leader requires the ability to lead people in doing a certain task. This can sometimes be a little scary. As a result,...