business success

5 Things Most Colleges Don’t Teach You About Starting a Career

by / ⠀Career Advice / July 18, 2022
There are a few things about starting a career that you don’t tend to think about on campus or in a classroom. Here are the five most common.

Okay. You’ve been at school for years now. You’re finishing up classes. You’re getting ready to walk the stage at graduation. You’ve crammed all of the head knowledge and book learning possible into your brain. You’re ready to begin starting a career. While it’s easy to feel prepared at the end of your time at college, though, there are some things about full-time work that you don’t think…

How Does a Humble Leader Motivate Others?

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 24, 2022
Wanting to learn how to be a better leader? Then learn how to become a humble leader. It's true! Humility can help guarantee your success.

What do you think of when you think of a leader? What words would you use to describe them? Strong. Disciplined. Knowledgable. Charismatic. These are all great traits for any leader, but one thing that stands out between good leaders and great leaders is humility. Being a humble leader is the magic ingredient that can lead to having a thriving business. Humility? Really? You probably think that humility…

The DNA of Exceptional Leadership

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / May 17, 2022
Only a select few really know how to lead from the front. Here's what you should know about the DNA required for exceptional leadership.

Not everyone can be a leader. Not everyone has the DNA required for exceptional leadership. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t all learn important lessons. If there’s one thing a leader should be a master at, it’s influencing others. A person who cannot influence others can never lead. Irrespective of the title or position, a leader is someone people are forced to notice. He or she commands attention,…

5 Benefits of a Proper Employee Onboarding Process

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 12, 2022
One of the most important factors that decide whether your new hires stick around is the quality of your employee onboarding process.

When new employees are hired, you want them to feel aligned with your company. One of the most important factors that decide this is the employee onboarding process. Many people believe that the onboarding process only includes paperwork and introduction. However, it may come as a surprise that the ideal onboarding process also includes other functions. These include producing a clearer picture of the company culture, reflecting the…

Should You Start a Company in Your 20s? Five Things to Consider.

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 2, 2022
Want to know what it takes to start a company in your 20s? Consider these five important tips before you decide to become an entrepreneur.

Need help with starting up a business? Should you start a company? Here are some tips and tricks to get you started! Traditionally, entrepreneurs had an easy step-by-step process to start a business. Generally, it looked something like this: Get a college degree. Get your first job. Build your network. Save up some money. Start your first business. That all sounds nice and dandy, right? However, these days,…

What Is Search Engine Positioning? Why Does It Matter?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Finding Customers / April 13, 2022
Google on a tablet

If you’re running a business, it’s important to make sure your website is as visible as possible to potential customers. That’s where search engine positioning comes in, using specific techniques to improve your site’s ranking on search engine results pages (SERPs). In this article, we’ll explain what search engine positioning is, and why it matters for your business. Let’s get into it. What is search engine positioning? Search…

Business Growth: 12 Tips for Acceleration

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 26, 2022
If you're looking to set your business on a fast growth trajectory and outpace your competitors, these 12 tips can accelerate your progress.

Constant growth offers your business resilience and greater sustainability, economies of scale, greater bargaining and buying power, higher market dominance, and diversification. This gets you around common commercial risks. As a result, if you are looking to set your business on a fresh growth trajectory and stand above your competitors, this article discusses some of the easiest yet most effective growth ideas to incorporate into your strategy. 1.…

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.

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…

Success in 2021 Will Involve Hitting the ‘Reset’ Button

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 29, 2021
Success in 2021 Will Involve a Willingness to Hit the 'Reset' Button When Needed

Every business owner is chasing after success in 2021. Of course, many of us had the wind knocked out of us by the Covid-19 pandemic. As a CEO, it should go without saying that you want your company — and all of your employees — to be as successful as possible. After going through a tumultuous 2020, you’re definitely still focused on these goals. With all the changes…

5 Tasks Businesses Can (And Probably Should) Outsource

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 15, 2020
Man coding on computer with phone on hand

Outsourcing operations is a trend that’s gaining momentum. Your business only has so much time, energy, and manpower. If you try doing everything on your own, you’ll eventually exhaust your resources and hurt your business. The question is, what do you outsource and what do you continue to handle in-house? Outsourcing operations…or keep in-house? That is the question. Some tasks are intended to be handled internally. And if…