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How to thwart collaboration overload by working smarter

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Contributed by Rob Cross , professor of global leadership at Babson College, cofounder and research director of the Connected Commons business consortium, and author of Beyond Collaboration Overload: How to Work Smarter, Get Ahead, and Restore Your Well-Being. What is dysfunctional collaboration?

25 Lessons In 25 Years: Tips for Success from a Self-Made Beauty Entrepreneur

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Renée Rouleau, an EO member in Austin, is the founder and CEO of Renée Rouleau Skin Care , whose products and personalized skincare are respected by celebrities, bloggers, and skincare obsessives. As she marks 25 years in business, Renée shared what she’s learned along her entrepreneurial journey.

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4 Tips to overcome the fear of growing your brand online

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Contributed by Kady O’Connell , founder of Kady Creative , which helps passionate businesses succeed with strategic branding, powerful websites, and click-worthy content.

4 outrageous ideas to reinvigorate company culture

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Contributed by Chris Kirksey, an EO member in Washington, DC, and the CEO of Direction Inc. , a Washington, DC-based SEO and SEO software agency. Chris is a US Army Veteran and mentor for US military service members transitioning into the civilian world.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Going hybrid? 3 Strategic real estate tips

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Contributed by Andrew Flint , a co-founder of Occupier , a transaction and portfolio management software helping commercial tenants and brokers manage their real estate footprint. Occupier’s software helps teams make smarter, more informed lease decisions by centralizing the way they work.

Is the 9-to-5 workday dead? What employees seek in return-to-office plans

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What do employees want in returning to the office? . Business owners often assume they know what their employees want due to a dangerous judgment error termed the false consensus effect. This problematic mental blindspot causes us to perceive others—especially teammates—as sharing our beliefs.

Simon Says: Have “The Talk” with your parents

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Contributed to EO by Saul Simon, a certified financial planner, a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Advisors and founder of Simon Financial Group. This article is the second in a series of three about having “The Talk” with your business partners , parents and adult children.

Why Creativity is Essential for Entrepreneurs

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Contributed to EO by B. Jeffrey Madoff. When the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in the US in January of 2020, the situation demanded a rapid response. A new, highly contagious virus posed an imminent threat to the world.

5 Signs you (or a CEO you know) may need mental health help

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Contributed to EO by Shawn Johal, an EO member and former chapter president in Montreal, and Julia Pimsleur, a scaling coach, mindset expert, and best-selling author. Johal and Pimsleur also contributed 3 Ways to Strengthen Your Mental Health and Happiness Right Now.

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

GSEA Studentpreneur Camilo Salinas: Entrepreneur first, business after

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At EO, we’re committed to helping entrepreneurs at every stage achieve their full potential.

Together We Grow: 11 Expert tips for scaling a SaaS business

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Jan Heybroek, the founder and CEO of MDoutlook , is the moderator of EO Atlanta’s Forum Confidential programme. Jan contributed this article with help from Rhonda Suttle, EO Atlanta executive director, and Thamara Ataide, EO Atlanta marketing manager.

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5 Steps to prepare your business for a cashless future

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With the advent of technological innovations, including dedicated servers and cloud hosting, businesses of all shapes and sizes are shifting to a more digital way of working.

Unemployable: 5 Realizations from my entrepreneurial journey

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Contributed by Lauren Messiah, former president of EO Los Angeles, and the founder and CEO of Lauren Messiah Inc.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Why your company requires both brains and brawn to succeed

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Contributed to EO by Robert Siegel, who teaches two of the most popular courses at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He’s also a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, sits on the boards of several startups, is a many-time entrepreneur himself, and was previously an exec at GE and Intel.

4 Lessons learned from building a sustainable business model

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EO is an avid supporter of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ?17 17 goals and 169 targets to eradicate poverty, reverse inequality and halt climate change by 2030. Entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to transform our world.

How to elevate product design by leveraging neuroscience

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Contributed by J. Cornelius, an EO Atlanta member. is the founder and president of Nine Labs , which helps companies imagine, design and build world-class web and mobile products. Great design is not a luxury. It’s a necessity. .

Where there’s a will, there’s a way: My journey setting up a Covid ward in India

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Contributed by Saravanakumar Periyasamy of EO Oman, director of Zawawi Powertech Engineering. In 2019, he became the director of Frontier Lifeline Hospital in Chennai, India. My journey begins.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

7 Magic Learning Moments from Magic Johnson’s EO Powerhouse Series Interview

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EO’s mission is to help entrepreneurs achieve their full potential. One way EO facilitates that is through programmes such as the EO Powerhouse Series , designed to give exclusive access to thought leaders and changemakers across various industries.

How entrepreneurs benefit from ‘Alien Thinking’

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Entrepreneurial success hinges on generating breakthrough ideas. But we have cognitive biases that keep us stuck in well-worn patterns of thinking.

Today’s entrepreneurs weigh in: Is entrepreneurship a lonely journey?

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At the core of Entrepreneurs’ Organization ‘s mission is helping entrepreneurs achieve their full potential. And one of the most powerful ways to accomplish this is by encouraging valuable experience sharing.

4 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

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An excerpt from the book Launch Your Inner Entrepreneur , by Charlene Walters , MBA, PhD. Charlene is an entrepreneurship coach, branding mentor and speaker. .

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

10 Valuable Instagram hacks and features

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Contributed by Harikrishna Kundariya, CEO at eSparkbiz Technologies , a SaaS development company that provides world-class solutions to help clients grow digitally. Instagram, with its massive audience, is still growing day by day.

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Knowing what you know now, how would you have prepared for COVID-19?

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If nothing else, the 2020 pandemic has shown everybody—particularly business owners and entrepreneurs—the value of being prepared and ready to pivot. We asked members of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization what they would have done differently knowing what they know now. . Declutter. Declutter.

Why Emmy Award-winning documentarians focused their lens on 5 GSEA student entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) encourages young entrepreneurs through its Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) , EO’s premier competition for college students who own and operate a business.

Sustainability Q&A with the world’s first net-carbon neutral merchandiser

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Lou Cysewski is an EO member in Seattle, as well as the co-founder and CEO of Coolperx , the first net carbon neutral merchandising company in the world.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Freelancer or entrepreneur? Making the mindset shift

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Contributed by Julia L F Goldstein, the founder of JLFG Communications , which helps businesses share their world-changing ideas through clear and concise content.

From Misfit to This Fits: My Entrepreneurial Journey

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Written for EO by Kate Holden , an entrepreneur, philanthropist and business leader behind De Luca Fine Wines , a fast-growing retail and e-commerce wine business. Kate is president of the EO Winnipeg chapter and serves on the EO Canada Board as Canada’s MPD (Member Products Director).

From ideation to accolades in 10 months: An EO Accelerator’s successful pivot

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Annie Cheng is active in the Seattle chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) ‘s Accelerator programme, which empowers entrepreneurs with the tools, community and accountability necessary to aggressively grow their businesses.

Top Four Survival Tips for Small Business Owners

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Remember when owning a small business was risky but rewarding? Stressful but satisfying? And then COVID-19 hit. In the midst of a global pandemic, being responsible for your own business—as well as the livelihoods of your employees—very likely seems overwhelming if not completely debilitating.

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers. But where do you start? Download the playbook today!

Isn’t it time you joined Clubhouse?

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Contributed by Colin Campbell , EO South Florida, is an internet pioneer since 1993 and EO member since 1996 who has built multiple companies with his partners that have a combined market value of more than US$1 billion.