Tag - entrepreneurship

Nine Essential Tips For The First-Time Business Owner

Trying to narrow down a list of tips for first-time business owners is like trying to narrow down advice for first-time parents. Almost anything can and will happen during your journey, but these pointers will give you a strong foundation on which to build your flourishing company. 1. Collaborate with diverse and trustworthy partners. One of...

Best Practices for Effective Leadership

The phrase "born leader" gets thrown around frequently, and it has led many people to erroneously assume that you either have what it takes to be a great leader or you don't. In actuality, effective leadership is simply a combination of various skills and principles that can be learned and practiced just like any others. Respecting the Importance of...

As An Entrepreneur, You Are Not an Island

The days when lone business founders who did everything in secrecy were revered are long gone. Today, not many businesses or entrepreneurs can survive in business let alone succeed without the input of others. New and experienced entrepreneurs alike have to come out of their comfort zone and network with like-minded people if they’re to...

Why Professional Networking Is the Missing Piece to Your Success

Personal relationships are important for entrepreneurs because they provide an outlet separate from the company and can help you avoid burnout. However, they are inherently limited because you can only have so many family members and close friends that you engage with on a frequent basis. Professional networks, however, enable you to connect with like-minded people across the globe...

How To Choose A Co-Founder Who Will Help You Thrive As An Entrepreneur

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] Many budding entrepreneurs have dreams of building a Fortune 500 company on their own and becoming a household name on par with Jobs, Gates or Branson. But in reality, the entrepreneurial process is collaborative in nature. An effective co-founder can make it that much easier. Choosing someone to start a business with is...

Best Advice I Ever Got: Don’t Put Your Sanity Second

Your well-being impacts your bottom line. Don't let yours take a backseat to business. Let's face it: When it comes to building a successful business, everything else seems to take a backseat, regardless of how important it may be. Health and family are often the first to go. We tell ourselves that our business demands...