How Long Does it Actually Take to Form a New Habit? (Backed by Science)

Maxwell Maltz was a plastic surgeon in the 1950s when he began noticing a strange pattern among his patients. When Dr. Maltz would perform an operation — like a nose job, for example — he found th...


A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Your First Online Marketing Plan

It’s so overwhelming, isn’t it? Just taking a quick inventory of all the marketing strategies, tactics, tips, and tricks can make your mind swim in confusion. There’s Facebook, Pinterest, Twitte...


Breaking Through: 5 Tips for Reframing Challenges into Opportunities

Don’t worry, I’m not going to tell you to sit down and visualize. Or meditate. Or do yoga every day for a month. (Although I have tried those things.) I’ve been an entrepreneur for my entire (si...


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 Pivotal Rules of Starting a Business

Building a startup company is something that one can not understand until trying to do it.  It is painful, arduous and at times seems absolutely impossible.  Yet at the same time, it can be one of t...


How Climbing to the Top Put Life In Perspective

No, I’m not talking about the top of the success ladder (still climbing), but rather the top of Las Vegas’ most scenic rock reserves. Around mid-March, a close friend and myself went to Red Rock C...


Success Stories: What These Entrepreneurs Did to Change the Game

  It’s not easy to turn a dream into a reality, but many entrepreneurs have taken on the challenge. While most startup companies fail, many within the same year, a few go on to major success. H...


8 Ways to Dominate Fear and Be a Rockstar!

I am dyslexic! I have ADD and the fact that I come from an Egyptian Singaporean family, which grew up in Saudi Arabia. I had major fears of not fitting in. I was minority, minority, and minority. So w...


So You’re A Small Business Owner – What You Need to Know about Business Law

Starting a small business is a very exciting endeavor – it involves having a dream and working hard to make that vision into a reality. However, along with the thrilling parts of starting a business...


Is Your Startup Lawyered Up? The First Legal Steps for New Businesses

  Starting a new business is not for the faint of heart.  Sure, thinking of a clever name and designing a logo is fun and exciting, but many of the other necessary steps are not such a barrel of lau...