Culture

4 Tips to Help Your Company Culture Attract Top Candidates

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 8:30 pm

As startup owners, my managing partner Andrew Fayad and I know too well the Catch-22 that can affect small companies. To excel, startups need powerful hires who are experienced and innovative, but it’s hard to entice executive-level professionals to swap name-brand careers for something…

Marketing

How Social Media Has Changed Marketing [Infographic]

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Social media is an affordable audience building tool that vastly influences an extensive network of users in the quest for products and solutions. As the marketing buzzword of the hour, social media helps marketers find the right segmented audience to hone in on qualified prospects….

Entrepreneur

4 Common Mistakes Writers Make When Profiling Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 5:50 pm

In the entrepreneur world, everyone has taken a different journey to founding their own business. However, in many cases, tech and entrepreneurial writers at times lump startup founders into a single category for the sole purposes of creating a story. We asked four entrepreneurs what common…

Marketing & Social Media

3 Foolproof Ways Modern Marketers Build Influence Through Education

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Modern marketers insist on being the voice in the room that forces everyone around them to stop and listen. However, reaching influencer status today is certainly easier said than done. With so many channels in a seemingly crowded marketing sphere, how can newcomers to…

Tips & How To’s

5 Questions Successful Founders Would Ask Fellow Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

You have five minutes to pick a fellow successful entrepreneur’s brain. Would you be prepared to ask him or her a question? Time is precious, and it’s always nice to have some questions in mind in case you are ever given such an opportunity. We asked…

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Healthy Entrepreneur

18 Sleep Tips That Are Backed Up by Science [Infographic]

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Getting a good night’s rest is imperative for budding entrepreneurs. While many startup founders believe that burning the midnight oil can improve their chances of success, dozens of studies have shown that a healthy sleep cycle can do wonders for your productivity. And if…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Amicably Break Up With a Client

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Breaking up is never easy. Feelings get hurt, partnerships are dissolved, and everyone leaves with a bad taste in their mouths. However, it’s important to recognize when a client is no longer the right fit for your company. We asked three entrepreneurs what they think…

Remote work

The Top 10 Cloud Platforms for Virtual Startups [Infographic]

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 9:15 am

Running a startup is a great way to reduce expenses, tap into the global talent pool, and get things done a lot faster. A study conducted by Stanford reveals that work-from-home employees are generally happier, less stressed, and overall more productive than those working at…

Incubators

4 Ways Higher Education Ushers in the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The incredible success that entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs were able to have without completing higher education programs established a sentiment that earning your degree might not be necessary to make it big in the startup world. Although schooling has always been…

Interviews

Austin

Felecia Hatcher on How Diversity Impacts the Bottom Line – Interview

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 7:45 pm

In a research study by McKinsey and Company, companies that have an ethnically diverse work culture are “35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians.” While there are hundreds of programs designed to help minorities get established in burgeoning…

Interviews

Austin

Amy Webb: A Curved Path to Becoming A Futurist – Interview

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Most people associate predicting the future with superheroes, but there are people in the tech industry who have the ability to predict trends and emerging technology way in advance of what consumers will see on the market. Futurist and founder of the Future Today Institute, Amy Webb…

Interviews

Austin

Anne Ward: How to Win on the SEO Battlefield

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Startups constantly wonder how they can get their company noticed by customers online. Sure, buying ads on social media, creating content, and amplifying their message via Hootsuite is a start, but it’s hard to move the needle if you don’t understand the full scope of…

Interviews

Tony Robbins Explains 4 Things You Should Look for in a Mentor

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Launching a new business can be daunting, especially for those who are new to entrepreneurship. Often one of the best ways to survive those early experiences is to listen to the wisdom of professionals who have been around the block a few times. Even…

HR and Recruiting

The 4 Keys To Any Successful Employee Wellness Program

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 11:20 am

Most people can recognize the importance of health, happiness, and productivity. All three related concepts breed into one another and have an opportunity to be delivered to companies willing to foster a corporate wellness program for their team. The health benefits of corporate wellness…

Entrepreneur

3 Ways Your Cofounder Can Improve Your Chance of Success

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

Having a cofounder can be tricky. Between funding disputes and splitting the responsibility, finding the perfect balance can be an arduous process that takes years of trust and confidence. However, if the dynamic is productive, having a cofounder can increase your success and productivity…

Entrepreneur

5 Startup Challenges Most Entrepreneurs Don’t Anticipate

By | Mar 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

New entrepreneurs have big dreams, but there are many things that can stand in the way of bringing their vision to fruition. This isn’t surprising when you consider that entrepreneurs who have already been involved in multiple startups can still make the same mistakes….

HR and Recruiting

7 Ways to Boost Motivation In Your Team

By | Mar 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s not just their leadership skills that will soar. Your business will too. As a business owner, it’s not just the job make budgeting decisions, sign the paychecks, and promote production and sales. It is also part of the job to motivate your team to…