12 Ways to Encourage Your Team to Speak Up

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Business Tips, Startup

Friday, August 30th, 2019

12 Ways to Encourage Your Team to Speak Up

Communication is a skill that all successful leaders need to acquire and maintain — not just in business, but also life. Having the ability to speak in a calm, concise, and clear manner will help your team be able to do likewise. Sharing your vision, goals, and expectations is only one piece of the puzzle. […]

Determine Whether Working With a Friend is a Good Idea

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Business Tips, Startup

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Determine Whether Working With a Friend is a Good Idea

There’s no way to sugarcoat this; starting a business is no easy task. You wear multiple hats; you’re continually building clients, don’t forget networking. If you’ve built many businesses, as an entrepreneur — you understand the very real possibility of failure. But how do you determine whether working with a friend is a good idea? […]

Leading Your Startup When You’re Out of Town

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Business Tips, Productivity, Startup

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Leading Your Startup When You’re Out of Town

At some point, even the most passionate and hardworking entrepreneur gets pulled away from their business. Maybe it’s because they’re taking a much-needed vacation. Or they’re traveling for work to attend a conference or meet with some important. Regardless of the reason why you’re out of town, this can be extremely stressful. On one hand, […]

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Keep From Losing Momentum

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Calendar, Productivity, Startup

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Keep From Losing Momentum

You just launched a business. It’s exciting, exhilarating, and nerve-racking all-at-once. I would even go so far as to say that it’s one of the most exceptional experiences in your life. Can you maintain those feeling day-in-and-out? Well, no, but here’s how the smartest entrepreneurs keep from losing momentum. Entrepreneurs Keep From Losing Momentum Between […]

Stop Raising Capital

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Startup

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Stop Raising Capital

I’ve lived in Silicon Valley for quite some time. I’ve made my millions and bought and sold several different companies. What I’ve learned over the years, however, is that the most substantial companies I’ve built haven’t raised a penny. Because of this, I’d strongly encourage people to stop selling everything they own just to relocate […]

10 Ways to Bounce Back From a Bad Decision

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Startup

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

10 Ways to Bounce Back From a Bad Decision

At some point you will have to make difficult decisions. Some bad and some good decisions will occur daily. For me, a very difficult decision was accepting the fact that my startup failed. Next hardest part was to bounce back from a bad decision. While the fail ended up being for the best — it […]

Why Entrepreneurs Should Spend Time Earning a Passive Income

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Startup

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Why Entrepreneurs Should Spend Time Earning a Passive Income

It’s a familiar occurrence. You’re taking a quick break from work to watch an inspiring video, such as a TedTalk, on YouTube. Before the video starts, there’s an ad from a charismatic individual promising that you can earn money while you sleep. And, by doing so, you get to live the life you want without […]

7 Toxic Leadership Traits You Need to Avoid

7 Toxic Leadership Traits You Need to Avoid

The success of a business is rooted in great leadership. And when leadership is lacking, the future of an entire company can be put at risk. Bosses should be motivating, relatable, transparent and aware—these are the traits of today’s most effective and successful business leaders. When leaders err on the side of narcissism and perfectionism, […]

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