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Take Advantage of Your Business Ruts

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / December 19, 2014

Everyone has their own set of routines. Routine keeps us grounded. At the best of times, it keeps us consistent—and perhaps, sane—as we navigate both the calm and tempest waters that life throws our way. At the worst of times, however, routine can lead to warm, I-don’t-want-to-get-out-of-bed comfort. And this, folks, is a terrible symptom of an emerging business rut. But I’m not here to tell you all…

Family & Friends Critical Of Your Startup? Here’s What To Do

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / November 7, 2014

You are part of a society that, while beginning to become more flexible, more encouraging, more fluid, is in many ways still incredibly rigid in its definition of what is acceptable. Whether we are looking at the educational system, the way we live or love: the structures of do’s & don’ts are somewhat firm. When it comes to social structures, there are two types of people: the ones…

3 Signs You’re Sacrificing Happiness for the Sake of Your Business (and How to Fix It)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 1, 2014

  In a digital world that never sleeps, it can be difficult for business owners to strike a balance between success and happiness. As soon as you set your mind to one task, five more appear. If one gets overlooked, 10 other balls drop. You probably feel like it’s a zero-sum game. You either keep your business moving forward or you take time for yourself and allow your…

Social CEO-ing, New Mantra, to Create Customer-Champs

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 31, 2014

  Stop thinking of yourself as an ‘employee’ of any organization. In reality, you can never be. You are what you are – a living, thinking, caring human. This is exactly you must convey to your customers, that ‘hey, I am not a robot, wanting all the money in your pocket.’ Work on your very own ‘Me-Model’. Ask yourself, what does this model deliver? A profitable business, new…

Get Off the Entrepreneur’s Rollercoaster

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 29, 2014

Entrepreneurs will often talk about the “entrepreneur’s rollercoaster.”  Starting a company is certainly something that induces ups and downs, victories and defeats, failures and successes and a ride full of differing emotions. Allowing yourself to go through ups and downs is counterproductive, tiring, and unhealthy.  It is imperative to be so strong that nothing can knock you down and so humble that nothing can make you overly excited.…

Are You A Lion Or A Gazelle?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 27, 2014

Did you watch The Lion King growing up? Trick question…of COURSE you did. I liked that movie because it wasn’t all fairytales and rainbows. It was some REAL ish. Dude…Scar was a bad mofo. Definitely a gangbanger of the animal kingdom. Scar straight up killed his brother, then shamed his nephew into exile AND tried to get with his sister in law. OG. I saw it come on…

Quit: 17 Short Stories of Being Broke, Fired, Frustrated, Unemployed, and Making It Big!

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 1, 2014

Hey Under30CEO, big news!  We’ve launched our publishing company and to celebrate we are sending you a copy of our newest book absolutely free! Quit: 17 Short Stories of Being Broke, Fired, Frustrated, Unemployed, and Making It Big! You guys have stuck with us for the past six years of Under30CEO, so all we ask is for a quick Amazon review after you check it out.The e-book will go…

5 Tips for the Young CEO

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 30, 2014

  There are several (somewhat) recent upstarts we could examine as modern business models, including Facebook,  Twitter and the like, but the new possibilities offered by technology and the convenience of online marketing have allowed many other would-be small businesses to become thriving entities, as well. We can even look at the monsters of industry like Apple and Microsoft, and realize they began as small start-ups in the…

5 Obvious Ways To Massively Increase Productivity That You Probably Aren’t Doing

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / April 29, 2014

As entrepreneurs, we’ve all been there.  Maybe you’ve been working on your idea full-time, or maybe you’ve been squeezing hours into your business on the side.  Either way, one day you’re staring at your computer screen late night, with what feels like an insurmountable mountain of work to be done, and you say to yourself “how the f&%* am I going to get all this done? If you…

10 Low-Cost Business Resources for Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 28, 2014

As a business owner, what do you do when you’re seriously stuck but have no boss or partner to go to for advice? Soak up the wisdom online or at the library for free. This may sound like overly basic advice, but I can’t emphasize enough how much I’ve learned about running a business just by spending some time reading. I’ve applied systems, practices and tools to my own…

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