Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC members generate billions of dollars in revenue and have created tens of thousands of jobs.

 

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7 Ways to Bring Key Leaders of Your Remote Team Together

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With the remote work boom in full swing, it’s only a matter of time before your company needs to start taking advantage. Fortunately, entrepreneurs around the world are singing the trends praises so it should be a smoother transition, as long as you follow…

9 Ways to Vet an Investor Before You Seal the Deal

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Locking in an investor is one of the best moments for an entrepreneur. However, it’s important to remember that not every source of capital is worth the hassle. That’s why you need to make sure to vet every investor prior to sealing the deal….

10 Things You Should Incorporate Into a Business Continuity Plan

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Having a continuity plan is always a good idea, not just in business. With cyber attacks becoming standard practice and companies shelling out big bucks for cybersecurity, being prepared for the worst case scenario never hurt anyone. We asked ten entrepreneurs what components …

12 Ways to Reach Potential Crowdfunding Participants

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Crowdfunding has seen the launch of some truly incredible products. However, it’s also seen the serious failure of even more, which lends prudence to the value of getting some advice on the simple process with complicated nuances. We asked twelve entrepreneur what the …

7 Things to Consider Before Franchising Your Company

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Franchising your company is a big step for any entrepreneur. It means that success as come bountifully and you’re ready to bring your company to a large audience. However, without the right advice, you could end up in a lot worse spot than where…

6 Strategies for Getting People to Invest in Your Business

Startups need capital. Whether it’s from their own pockets or a venture capitalist, a little money can go a long way for new companies looking to make an impact. But how do you make sure that your startup is attractive enough for people to…

7 Creative Ways Companies Recycle Old Tech Equipment

According to Earth 911, the United States produces more e-waste annually than any other country. The amount of electronics that Americans throw away every year? 9.4 million tons. And if we recycled one million of those laptops, it would save the energy equivalent to the…

8 Ways to Make Your Weekly Staff Meetings More Productive

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Meetings can lose focus if someone isn’t getting a handle on the commentary and can drag on way too long. While meetings are necessary, they can become more productive. We asked eight YEC entrepreneurs is they even have a bunch of meetings and what…

10 Ways to Impress Your Millennial Boss

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There are over 75 million millennials in the U.S. and by 2020 this generation is predicted to represent over half of the workforce. There are great chances that you will have a millennial for a boss, if you don’t already. And understanding their core…

13 Productivity Tools Entrepreneurs Use to Improve Workflow

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Developing a business workflow is key for leaders to help maintain productivity with their employees. Also, if an employee leaves, it’s important to know where he/she left off and train the next employee efficiently. We asked 13 YEC entrepreneurs what tool they would …

How Women Can Take the Lead as New Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurial women aren’t all alike, but our collective experiences have plenty of overlap. Like all entrepreneurs, we start our businesses because we have an idea to share with the world. We have a solution with the potential to offer something new to the …

11 Desirable Skills Sets Needed for Digital Marketing Jobs

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Marketing jobs don’t have the same descriptions or skill set as they did a few years ago. With the shift towards digital marketing, SEO, social media, content marketing, and online engagement, the skill sets needed to be successful in a new job are more…

4 Effective Mentoring Opportunities for New Entrepreneurs

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A good mentor can be the difference between success and failure for most entrepreneurs. While failure can be a good teacher, it’s much easier to learn from someone that’s already been there, which a mentor can provide in spades. But what are the most…

Look for These 5 Traits Before Extending a Job Offer

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When building your team, there is nothing more important than hiring someone who is not only good at what they do but is also going to mesh well with both the rest of your employees and your customers. A business is nothing without its…

Complacency Is the Enemy of Entrepreneurship

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The moment you start to get too comfortable is when competition is going to find a way to get ahead and find your weakness. We talked with Nick Fehr, cofounder of The Bosco, about his strategies to stay relevant and focus on the big picture….