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Krista Morgan of P2Binvestor on Managing Your Raise

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Writing in the morning is a good way to think intentionally and start your day off in the right frame of mind. And for budding entrepreneurs looking to be successful, it’s more important than you might know. Krista Morgan is the cofounder and CEO…

How to Build a Charitable Culture at Your Startup

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Volunteering can bring immeasurable joy to you and your team. It may be difficult to imagine that in addition to running a business, you could find time to volunteer, but it’s possible. With the potential for a greater happiness quotient, it made sense to me…

Respect is the Foundation of Client and Employee Relationships

Building a good relationship with your clients and employees comes down to respecting and trusting each other over the long haul. We talked with Gabriel Richards, Founder and CEO of Endertech, about putting love and respect as core values and the positive outcomes he’s gain…

How to Be Your Most Productive at Any Given Moment

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Is what you’re currently doing the most productive thing to move your day forward? If you’re sitting at home, scrolling through your smartphone for interesting articles to read, chances are you have at least three other more productive things you could and should be doing in order…

3 Ways Technology is Impacting Commercial Real Estate

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Back in 2010, I was working in a financial role and looking for an office for my company. I realized, from the consumer’s perspective, that my options for finding one were limited. The commercial real estate industry was completely segmented, with brokers and landlords…

3 Things to Consider Before Launching Your Mobile App

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The most successful pricing strategy for certain brands could seem counter-intuitive. When we switched business models at Montessorium for our geography app, everything changed. By offering in-app purchases, we were navigating entirely new terrain in the hopes of reaching a wider audience. Because this premium…

5 Entrepreneurs on the Best Time to Reexamine Your Pricing Structure

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A stale pricing strategy is an easy way to lose out to your competition. Whether you’re charging too much or even charging too little, the wrong price can be the difference between success and failure. But how do you decide? We asked five entrepreneurs when…

How Learning From Mistakes Can Help Build Relationships

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Some of the biggest personal growth comes from learning from failures and mistakes. We talked with Carrie Rich, the co-founder and CEO of The Global Good Fund, an adjunct faculty member at the George Washington University School of Nursing and the author of Sustainability for Healthcare…

Don’t Get Tricked Into Employing an Average Sales Team

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There isn’t a job out there that’s tougher and more important for executives than finding, retaining, and growing top talent. Even with a lot on his plate, Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, focused primarily on acquiring talent for the rapidly growing company….

David Greenberg of Updater on Disruption and Thinking Outside the Box

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Always following “best practices” isn’t necessarily best for your own unique business. In the startup world especially, the further outside the box you think, the better. And if you don’t believe us, take a look at this inspiring interview. David Greenberg is the founder…

Greg Segall of Alyce on Bootstrapping, Giving Back, and His Biggest Mistake

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Bootstrapping a startup can be hard. However, what many entrepreneurs that forego funding forget to tell you is that bootstrapping is also one of the most liberating experiences you can have as an entrepreneur. You’re free to investor meetings, financial obligations, and essentially having…

Understanding the Most Important Trait of Any Good Leader

It’s 2017. The Mad Men era has long since passed. So I’m here to tell you: get over yourself. Gone are the days when leaders are expected to never, ever show weakness or vulnerability for fear of causing their employees to doubt or question…

The Key Differences When Transitioning From CEO to Board Member

As a CEO, your job was to manage the day-to-day operations of your team. But when you move to the boardroom, you must focus on the overall goals of the organization. For many of my clients, the transition from corporate executive to boardroom is…

Turning the Negatives Into Positives During a Business Pitch

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There comes a time in the life of every company when something bad happens. Whether something is deficient or someone else tried to take a piece of the action, every business has gone through a time it would prefer to forget. So when you’re…

5 Simple Tricks to Keep Your Accounting in Line

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Accounting is not everyone’s strong point, but as a founder, you’re going to need to learn the necessary skills to keep your business running smoothly. We asked five entrepreneurs how they keep their finances organized for their company and personal life. Using Online Services I have…