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Young Entrepreneurs Turning Partying into Businesses Part 2

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews / October 2, 2009

If you missed it check out Young Entrepreneurs Turning Partying into Businesses. Here are two more Under 30 CEOs that are making things happen doing something they really love in life. They saw opportunities and grabbed them. The party did not stop after college for these guys. Andrew Moran – New York Bar Store Andrew grew up in Hartford, CT, attended the University of Connecticut and graduated in…

How to Get a Job That Leads to Entrepreneurship Opportunities

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / September 24, 2009

Gen Y is often criticized for not wanting to “put in our time”, go through the drudgery of “paying our dues”, and do something monotenous when there are other options out there.  “Job hoppers” they call us, “cry babies”, “pampered” and “entitled” have all been used in mainstream media to describe a generation who is simply ambitious enough to seek opportunity they can be 100% passionate about.  Under30CEO…

8 Tips to Positive Cashflow

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 15, 2009

They say there are two things in life that you can be certain of, taxes and death. Well if you’re an entrepreneur you can also be certain of cashflow stress. If there is one thing you need to understand quickly when starting your own business, it’s the importance of cashflow. I learned about cashflow two ways, the hard way through my own mistakes and from fellow entrepreneurs, who…

Founder’s Syndrome–When to Step Down

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 14, 2009

What is Founder’s Syndrome? Many times founders get intoxicated with their own success and stop seeking feedback and outside perspectives about their leadership.  When a CEO/Founder stops seeking feedback on her effectiveness and overrates her skills and impact, we refer to this as, “blind spots.”   In other words, the leader perceives she is operating at a high level of effectiveness when in fact her stakeholders (investors, direct reports)…

Bring Your Own Dial Tone: Small Powerful Networks

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / September 8, 2009

The following is excerpted from Trust Agents: Using The Web To Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith Jeff Pulver knows a thing or two about dial tone. A while back, he cofounded Vonage, the voice-over-IP telephone network that took on all the major telephone companies in the late 1990s. He continues to be a visionary, usually discovering key trends years before…

Unemployed? Now What?

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / September 4, 2009

What do Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt all have in common?  Aside from the obvious characteristics that all three are extremely successful and wealthy, they were also all born in 1955.  Around the time of the personal computer revolution, they were all young and deciding their long-term career paths.  It was the time in one’s life that involves big risks and major decisions. In some cases,…

Introducing our CEO Seduction Specialist

by / ⠀Startup Advice / September 2, 2009

Introduction from the editor: At Under30CEO our philosophy is about creating a lifestyle that gives us the opportunity to experience things most people stuck at their 9-5 cannot.  Too many young CEOs are pushing life to the side and forgetting to enjoy the finer things in life, and to us–they are missing the point. Allow me to introduce Jennifer Iannolo, our new CEO Seduction Specialist.  As an Under30CEO…

The 10 Rules for Building a Successful Personal Brand

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / September 1, 2009

No matter what career path you choose your best asset should always be YOU. While most people tend to focus on the things they want out of life and how to quickly climb the ladder to achieve those goals, many don’t take the time to evaluate their skill sets (weaknesses included) and how much of an impact they actually have on the bottom line. Nobody is exempt. A…

The Secret Every Entrepreneur Must Know

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 31, 2009

Socrates, Plato, Davinci, Newton, Edison, Carnegie, Einstein; what do they all have in common? The Secret.  They used it to manifest everything they wanted in life.  These great leaders knew that they were in charge of creating their future.  They knew why 1% of the population earns 96% of the money. They knew that anything in life they wanted was achievable with The Secret whether it be success,…

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