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The Most Difficult Obstacles for Startups

by / ⠀Career Advice Startup Advice / November 23, 2021

The majority of startup manuals discuss the processes required to take a business from concept to exit. Is your strategy fully in place yet? Adhering to the right startup measures is, of course, easier said than done. Nurturing any business is a challenge. Each step takes a different skill set. The obstacles are multifaceted. Difficult. Puzzling. And frustrating. Can startup founders keep their patience, keep their head? That’s…

How to Leverage Empathy to Create an Inclusive Environment for Women

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 22, 2021

So you’ve achieved gender diversity in your workplace. Great! Now what? Diversity matters, of course — but not just for its own sake. Inclusion is the key to retaining both new and longer-term women employees. And it’s critical to your organization’s success. If diverse employees don’t feel valued and acknowledged, their engagement could suffer. You might find yourself starting the candidate search all over again. As a business…

7 Tips To Improve Your HVAC Business Operations

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 22, 2021

Running any business is never easy. If you’re an HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) contractor, you’ve definitely had your fair share of challenges. Regardless of the size of your HVAC business, ensuring smooth business operations can be challenging…but not impossible. When HVAC businesses improve their operational efficiency, they enjoy a favorable increase in profits, revenues, and customer satisfaction levels. It also helps their business stay competitive, leading…

Successfully Navigating the Consultant Cavalcade

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 20, 2021

Consultants are both a blessing and a curse in the modern business environment. Keep an open mind once the need to hire one becomes clear. Because they are unfamiliar with how the process works, many business owners prefer to hire in-house workers rather than a consultant or fractional resource. Many businesses are more familiar with the position of a full-time employee than they are with the function of…

Five Ways to Build Up Employee Loyalty

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 20, 2021

There’s no simple way to ensure employee loyalty, but that’s precisely why it’s so crucial to try. It will require commitment and honesty. While the financial benefits of improving employee loyalty are evident (turnover costs firms over $1 trillion annually), the cultural and organizational advantages shouldn’t be neglected. Teams that are devoted to your company have higher levels of productivity, synergy, and overall happiness. You and your company…

Two Phases of Building a Successful Startup Team

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 17, 2021

Building a successful startup team is like finding inspiration in unlikely places. Start a band or a community…they have a lot in common. A startup team can feel a lot like starting a band or building a community. Although the concepts may seem very different, you’ll find that they have a lot in common if you dig deeper. Being a successful entrepreneur is often tied to finding inspiration…

The Surprising Virtues of a Narcissistic CEO

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 13, 2021

Big egos can mean big profits, with the right CEO in place and harnessed lightly. Big money often has very little to do with humility. This is a difficult time for board succession and CEO search committees. Amid increased cultural sensitivity, unflattering personality characteristics are being highlighted, both fairly and unfairly. This can limit the number of candidates accepted during a job search. The “Unethical CEO Candidate” doesn’t…

7 Benefits of Adopting a Consistent Social Media Content Strategy

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 9, 2021

Social media has become a global hub for creating sales leads, increasing conversions, and multiplying your audience. For the modern marketer, social media has become the key ingredient to a successful product selling strategy. If you’re new to the eCommerce game or simply want to improve your audience retention, look no further. Here’s why primping your social media content strategy could be the most important step towards success…

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