Before We Can Make a Difference, We Must Change the Way We Think

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 5, 2013

  We’re going to be the generation that changes the world… Not through our innovation of future physical inventions or businesses, nor how we have already reshaped communication, or our ability to blatantly preach togetherness through quietly expressing selfishness.  Not by our desire to create solutions to fix national obstacles after first, confronting worldly dilemmas.  Although these will all be added fractions to the difference we make in…

Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur Interview Series

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / September 4, 2013

Advice on how to start a business from those who’ve been there. Follow the Starting a Business as a Young Entrepreneur interview series and don’t miss an interview!  Today, we are announcing a new interview series here on Under30CEO sponsored by Hiscox Small Business Insurance. This interview series will focus on ambitious young entrepreneurs from across the country who have taken the leap into a small business of their own.…

5 Things to Know Before You Launch Your Startup

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / September 3, 2013

There are many exciting opportunities available to young, motivated business entrepreneurs in today’s world. Greater interconnectedness allows us to find partners and share ideas more easily than ever before. Funding platforms provide crucial financial support at the beginning stages of business projects. Younger technologically-minded business icons are setting the bar for success. In this type of environment, it’s easy to see why startups abound—particularly amongst younger entrepreneurs low…

My Best Advice as a Millennial Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 3, 2013

I’ve learned a lot as a entrepreneur, from the early college days when I had my own website consulting business, to now with a research and management consulting firm. When I was starting out, my main goal was for people to take me seriously because there is a lot of ageism out there and it’s a major obstacles for us young guns. Another obstacle I encountered was balancing…

Why Goofing Off Just Got Serious

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / September 3, 2013

According to Professor John P. Trougakos of University of Toronto Scarborough and the Rotman School of Management, mental concentration works like how a muscle does. Your brain needs to take occasional breaks in order to resume optimum performance. Forcing yourself to get everything done in one sitting will eventually exhaust you and drain you out. In fact, it’s advisable to take breaks at least every fifteen minutes according…

Captivate Customers With a Corporate Video

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Finding Customers Startup Advice / September 2, 2013

  This decade has seen one of the most effective forms of marketing, video marketing. It is way more effective than oral campaigns, written ads or even promotion through audio content. It is an effective medium for entrepreneurs to expand their sales and device a highly specialized clip for a targeted sales program. Video content can either be self-generated internally or it can be outsourced to a corporate video…

How Social Media Keeps Changing Our Lives and Work

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 2, 2013

Social media is ingrained in contemporary life – from publishing life happenings and posting our thoughts in a collective stream of consciousness to looking up user reviews and checking-in to our favorite destinations. Since the introduction of social media, the world has become smaller, making it easier than ever to find and share information, as well as personal or professional interests, with the rest of the world. And,…