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

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

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 leadership is that being a leader and being a manager are mutually inclusive, that one can’t exist without the other. Not true. […]

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7 Ways to Use University Career Centers to Find Your Next Star Employee

7 Ways to Use University Career Centers to Find Your Next Star Employee

| June 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

How can founders best utilize university career centers to find potential hires as graduation approaches? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is 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 […]

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12 Business Questions You Should Ask Yourself Today

12 Business Questions You Should Ask Yourself Today

| June 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

  What single business-related question should every young founder ask themselves tomorrow and why? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is 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 […]

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What Science Teaches Us About Managing A Project Team

What Science Teaches Us About Managing A Project Team

| May 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

Science is amazing. It’s systematic and objective yet at the same time very capable of tapping into a wellspring of wonder within you to show you just how wonderful the world you’re living in is. It’s not so farfetched then to think that science may just have a few project management lessons you can learn […]

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Women Entrepreneurs

7 Habits of Highly Effective Women Entrepreneurs

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two years ago, I found myself in the right class at the right time at Allegheny College. As a result, I accidentally became an entrepreneur. My college startup experience would later on define my postgraduate plans. Months later, I found myself at Startup Institute, learning technical marketing skills and diving into New York’s vibrant startup culture. After […]

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Celebrate Milestones But Place Them Differently

Celebrate Milestones But Place Them Differently

| May 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Milestone is synonymous to words like business, organizations and entrepreneurs. It is what liter is to a liquid – a measure. It is like any degree or credential that you’d have; more of a brand value of an organization and an individual both. We all know the dictionary meaning of the word “milestone”. In fact, […]

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5 Ways That a Leader Might Be Hurting the Teams Motivation

5 Ways That a Leader Might Be Hurting the Teams Motivation

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Motivation is a tricky thing. It’s hard to start and get motivated, and it’s hard to sustain that motivation. To really keep motivated, you need a long-term plan. But even a good long-term plan can be sabotaged if you act the wrong way. When leading a team, motivation is key. You already know they […]

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More Than Just a Title: Becoming a CEO

More Than Just a Title: Becoming a CEO

| April 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

When I started my company, I became CEO by default. I had no idea what a CEO really did, but I was the one in charge, so the title fell to me. Needless to say, I wasn’t performing my duties well. Since then, I’ve learned that being the CEO doesn’t just mean signing checks and […]

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Get Taken Seriously By Your Employees

Get Taken Seriously By Your Employees

| April 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

  If you want to be effective as a manager, you need your staff to take you seriously. This can be a challenge for new CEOs, starting entrepreneurs, and business owners who are not used to being in a leadership role. No matter how long you’ve been in management, you need the respect of your […]

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Team Building Tips for Founders

Team Building Tips for Founders

| April 9, 2014 | 4 Comments

  Founding a successful startup is a task that can easily overwhelm—unless the entrepreneur has built an excellent support team. Responsible Leadership Means Building a Solid Team If you think you can go-it-alone, you are sadly mistaken. The founder has more irons in the fire than cowboys at a round-up. Unless you have the support […]

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