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Strapped for Cash? 11 Tips to Get You Out of the Red

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance Startup Advice / November 8, 2014

What is one thing I should do right away if my business is suddenly strapped for cash? 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. Review Your Billing Statements If you are suddenly short on cash, I would recommend…

All You Need To Know About Hiring For A Startup

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 6, 2014

When people start offering hiring advice or social media tips, I typically cringe. What comes next is inevitably a flood of jargon completely devoid of actionable advice. In the last 3 months, I’ve spent a good deal of time on these subjects. I’ve spoken to everybody from CEOs who have sold their companies billions to hiring managers of failed companies. I’ve learned a lot and have tried to…

3 Signs You’re Sacrificing Happiness for the Sake of Your Business (and How to Fix It)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 1, 2014

  In a digital world that never sleeps, it can be difficult for business owners to strike a balance between success and happiness. As soon as you set your mind to one task, five more appear. If one gets overlooked, 10 other balls drop. You probably feel like it’s a zero-sum game. You either keep your business moving forward or you take time for yourself and allow your…

Want Stuff Done Right? Get a Mom or Dad on Your Team

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 30, 2014

If you don’t have kids of your own, you probably know as much about working parents as you do about different brands of diaper cream — not a lot. Conventional wisdom may tell you that employees with children may not be as productive or reliable as those without. After all, kids get sick, parents have to pick them up from school, and employees with small children in the…

How to Use Asana to Be a More Productive Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 25, 2014

As entrepreneurs we are faced with some hectic schedules. These schedules aren’t made any easier when you factor in the random day-to-day tasks that pop-up from wearing multiple hats, random meeting requests, drop-ins, phone calls, etc. Being task oriented is critical to my success. I’m a “D” in the DISC model. So staying on top of my schedule and my to-do list is vital. I am someone that…

11 Practices You Should Add to Your Schedule

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 21, 2014

What is one thing you make sure to accomplish every day? 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. Identify the Victories At the end of each work day, I always find time to identify…

Best Advice Ever: Be Cool with Being Different via @Inc

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Over 30 Advice Startup Advice Travel / October 14, 2014

Hey Under30CEO, For years I spent my life trying to fit in.  I acclimated myself to my surroundings, tried to assimilate to society, and followed the straight and narrow path in hopes I would be accepted by the people around me. If you’ve read Under30CEO for a while, you know by now, I put an end to that noise, and now take pride in doing my own thing. After spending…

11 Tips for Refocusing Your Team After a Long Summer

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 10, 2014

What is one surefire tip for helping your team refocus after a long summer? 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. Project Sprints If you can (metaphorically) lock your team in a room and…

Quit: 17 Short Stories of Being Broke, Fired, Frustrated, Unemployed, and Making It Big!

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 1, 2014

Hey Under30CEO, big news!  We’ve launched our publishing company and to celebrate we are sending you a copy of our newest book absolutely free! Quit: 17 Short Stories of Being Broke, Fired, Frustrated, Unemployed, and Making It Big! You guys have stuck with us for the past six years of Under30CEO, so all we ask is for a quick Amazon review after you check it out.The e-book will go…

6 Ways to Boost Sales After a Slow Summer

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / September 12, 2014

What are some simple strategies I can use to turbocharge sales numbers after a slow summer? 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. Run Giveaways With Bloggers Run giveaways with bloggers and ask customers to sign up for your email…

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