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4 Types of Terrible Bosses That Could Drive New Candidates Away

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When candidates are sending out resumes, writing cover letters, and meeting for interviews, they’re often lying from the get-go, but not for the reasons you might think. Bad managers are the number one reason people leave their jobs, but it never seems that way…

Spend the Money and Bring On the Right People

If you don’t have the right team and hire the best people for the job, your company will go through more hills and valleys than you’ll want. We talked with Adam Mendler, CEO of The Veloz Group what he’s done to hire the best…

What to Consider When Making the Leap to Entrepreneurship

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Being an entrepreneur is not something to be taken lightly. Deciding to launch a business should be an arduous process that evaluates your drive to succeed, your willingness to forego free time, and your ability to buck up when the cards are down. We…

7 Key Reasons Why Tech Startups Fail

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It takes more than a cool idea to make it in today’s startup world. For every success story, there are dozens of failed attempts. But there are ways to avoid becoming another statistic. Usually, when startups fail, they fail for trying to do too…

9 Methods for Communicating Important News to Your Team

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When you need to present important news to your team, having a strategy or game plan to deliver the news, whether good or bad, can impact the attitude of the team. We asked nine entrepreneurs what they do when they need to deliver news…

4 Lessons Founders Learned from Their Employees

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Building a team is one thing, learning from them is another. If you take the time to listen to your employees, you’ll grow as a person and it’ll help grow your business. We asked founders what they’ve been taught by their employees. My Employees…

5 Fields Recommended for First-Time Entrepreneurs

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Being an entrepreneur might seem like an attractive career choice from the outside. But when the chips are down and the funding is no where to be found, it takes grit and determination to keep going. Fortunately, there are a few fields that first-time…

11 Ways Companies Can Benefit From a Virtual Assistant

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With more entrepreneurs turning to virtual assistance to streamline their work and boost productivity, we asked 11 entrepreneurs what they do to get the most out of a virtual assistant. Create Systems and Document All Tasks for Them to Follow Virtual assistants work best…

5 Ways to Use White Papers for Lead Generation

Generating white papers or research that can be shared with customers or the public can help give your company credibility in the space and help build lead generation. We asked five founders how they use case studies to their advantage and generate leads. Showcase…

10 Strategies You Need to Find Your Next Ideal Office Space

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It’s time to start looking for that next ideal office that can house your ping pong table, cereal bar and growing employee pool. But with thousands of options and millions of ways to go about finding the perfect spot, how are you going to…

9 Resume Must-Haves to Get an In-Person Interview

When it’s time for employers to find their next employee, there are certain must haves they’ll be looking for on a resume. We asked owners of businesses to share some job search tips to help you get to the in-person interview round. Phone Number…

How to Come Up With Ideas That Will Actually Excite Your Team

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No man is an island, particularly in the startup world. Amazing ideas go to waste every day when founders don’t involve their employees in the decision making process. Fortunately, getting them to throw their hats in the ring doesn’t take much prodding. However, if…

Investing in Company Culture Can Help to Retain Talent

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When you’re starting out, deciding on a company culture will come from leadership first, then members of the team. These days company culture is more of a deciding factor when attracting talent.  We spoke with Alex Wolk the founder of Insite Advice about his employee management…

9 Facebook Live Content Ideas to Make Your Business Stand Out

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Facebook Live is one of Facebook’s most popular tools, giving users the ability to live stream with their audience. Although it hasn’t been around that long, many businesses are already incorporating live video and Facebook Live into their marketing strategy. And,it’s not difficult to…

13 Traits Startup Sales Executives Need to Be Successful

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When it’s time to build a sales team, there are traits you need to look for in your employees. Selling a product isn’t just about closing the deal, it’s about building relationships for your startup along the way. We asked 13 entrepreneurs what they…

3 Realistic Ways to Achieve the Goals You Set for Yourself

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How many times have you set goals and couldn’t follow through? Maybe you wanted to bring your product to a new market or build out your marketing team in a certain amount of time and just couldn’t pull it off. Whatever the case may…