Selling Skills as A Founder: Why Cold Calling Is Not Dead

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / June 7, 2022
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Cold calls have long been a controversial way of selling. Many people are annoyed by it, but it’s proven to work. In fact, it is very good for beginning salespeople to learn the skills of cold calling. Though, even with cold emailing, cold calling is not dead yet. It is still used every day all over the world. As a founder, you need to have the skills to…

Listening: Why It’s a Critical Skill for Startup Success

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 4, 2022
If you are at the beginning of your start-up business, then you will want to listen. To everyone. Learn why listening is so important.

Listening is one of the most important skills we have. In business, it’s a critical part of the startup process. Today, it’s not as easy to speak to someone with all the technology in our lives. With all the beeps of phones, appliances, and vehicles, people tend to catch only 25-50% of everything that they hear. Enter the entrepreneur. Wanting to start a business sounds exciting and adventurous,…

Want to Have a High-Impact? 10 Habits of Great Managers

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 3, 2022
Want to become a better leader? Learn here with a variety of tips and tricks to understand and emulate the habits of other great managers.

Being a leader can be extremely difficult. Luckily, there are many ways to improve your leadership by emulating the habits of other effective managers. Being an employee, a manager can feel like an intimidating and expressionless machine. To a manager, they wonder if they are even liked. But, for a manager, employees should be seen as human beings and not machines. Managers have a lot of work that…well…needs…

6 Ways to Help You Be A Better Leader

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 4, 2022
Do you aspire to be a better leader? There's always room for improvement, and these six steps can help you get there and outdo yourself.

How to be a better leader? Leadership requires a multitude of qualities such as intellect, assertiveness, and being able to adapt to any situation. Some leaders can make a positive impact on their employees and others. Think over the following advice on how to not only be a better leader but be a successful entrepreneur. What is your leadership style? For yourself to become a better leader, it…

Teamwork Skills Every Leader Should Have

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / January 28, 2022
It is impossible for a project to be successful if it is meant to "checking off boxes." A leadership team brings about the best improvements.

Teamwork skills help everyone understand what you expect in the workplace and provide managers the tools they need to lead effectively. Every manager should have and continually enhance team management abilities. Good management benefits both the manager and the teams they lead. These abilities may help everyone understand what you expect in the workplace. And provide managers the tools they need to lead effectively. In this post, we…

The Most Important Question In The World

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / January 6, 2015

  Right around now, we’re all making a list and checking it twice. I could do without the cold, but the holidays are the perfect hour to help yourself. All year we wait for the chance to tell our closest friends and family what we want. This year, I decided to do things differently. Instead of focusing on what I might get, I’m considering what I can give.…

How To Go From $18/hr to $1,000/hr Freelancing

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 25, 2014

  Being an entrepreneur is “trendy” nowadays. Everyone wants to start a new business, or come up with a million dollar idea to justify the fact that they’d rather wear a hoodie than a business suit. I blame Zuckerberg. But you know what, that’s great. Starting a business can extremely rewarding. But there’s a SIGNIFICANT gap between quitting your day job and starting the next Facebook. It just…

5 Quick Business Skills You Can Pick Up Right Now

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 10, 2013

Growing up and through adolescence, whenever you had a problem you figured out how to solve it or to work around it. That’s why you’ve gone the entrepreneurial or business route with your career. The thing is, though, that at some point your intuition won’t be able to bail you out anymore. Investing in new skills is worth the effort and the commitment. The hardest part about taking…

9 Essential Marketing Skills Every Person Should Know

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / June 25, 2012

A few years ago, I was discussing a relationship problem with a friend when she threw me a golden line — a lifeline of sorts. Her words of wisdom were: “It’s all marketing!” Who knew a short string of words could change it all? That line has stayed with me and shined light on many of my problems (professional and personal) ever since. I use marketing skills in…