13 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Best Business Advice

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Nine out of 10 entrepreneurs I know have long-term pain with their partners. The tenth entrepreneur without the headache is usually the one without a business partner. For more insights and inspiration from today’s leading entrepreneurs, check out EO on Inc.

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. That stark statistic illustrates the tide the entrepreneur wades against in their efforts to create a viable business.

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#1 Put entrepreneurs front and center

CO.STARTERS

As ecosystem builders, we are committed to serving the entrepreneurs in our communities. But how do you find these entrepreneurs – especially those who are just emerging or are historically marginalized? When I started this work, entrepreneurs were my primary circle of friends.

We Talked to 150 Entrepreneurs

CO.STARTERS

Last week, Jose Alfaro led the CO.STARTERS team in hosting a series of virtual roundtables for entrepreneurs who feel stuck due to the COVID-19 crisis. Refocus Workshop: This new CO.STARTERS offering is a free two-hour workshop offered virtually for any entrepreneur who is stuck due to the COVID-19 crisis. Are you interested in bringing the Refocus Workshop and other programs to entrepreneurs in your community? Features Tips entrepreneurs recovery starters

The Four Tenets of Conscious Capitalism

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Kent Gregoire is an Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) member and founder of Symphony Advantage, which helps CEOs achieve ongoing success through strategic thinking, advice and planning. EO asked Kent how entrepreneurs can embrace the tenets of Conscious Capitalism.

6 traits that make an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Heidi Zak , Elon Musk, Oprah, Warren Buffet, Kendra Scott , Sara Blakely and Bill Gates—entrepreneurs may appear quite diverse, but they typically share a few key qualities. What makes an entrepreneur? Entrepreneurs require a lot of personal drive and discipline to be successful.

How To Build a Pandemic-Proof Business Plan for 2021

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And with no end in sight for returning to business as usual, that number can be intimidating to anyone who’s considering opening their own business or entrepreneurs hoping to survive the next year. Contributed by Alexis Maness, contributing editor at 365businesstips.com.

Innovation Stacks and Crazy Entrepreneurs

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McKelvey is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist and artist. The irreverent first-person narrative is an insider’s view of the world of entrepreneurship and a call to action for all of us to find the entrepreneur within ourselves—one crazy idea at a time. . Here, he explains what an Innovation Stack is, plus what makes a real entrepreneur. . In your book, The Innovation Stack , you talk about the difference between and entrepreneur and a business person.

The Real Rebuilding Will Begin after the Election, and it Will Start with Entrepreneurs, Economic Developers, and Ecosystem Builders

CO.STARTERS

Entrepreneurs, business owners, ecosystem builders, educators, parents, community leaders, and concerned citizens solve problems. Today’s visionary entrepreneurs want to build companies with holistic perspectives that help people realize their potential.

This Young Entrepreneur Shares Her 4 Tips for Startup Success

StartupNation

What do you think of when you hear the word “entrepreneur”? Over the past three years, my definition of an entrepreneur has changed dramatically. Today, I will share with you the key business lessons I have learned as a youth activist and entrepreneur, along with some tips for success.

10 Common Traits of the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

StartupNation

Many people dream of being an entrepreneur. If only this were the reality, everyone would be an entrepreneur! Being an entrepreneur can be tremendously rewarding, but it is hard work. Keep in mind the 10 common traits of successful entrepreneurs: Vision.

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Advance in Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

We are just recognizing that women entrepreneurs have to fight harder and longer to be as successful as their male counterparts. One Woman Entrepreneur Having an Impact. Her mission is to make the journey easier especially for diverse and women entrepreneurs.

Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Can Help You Do More Faster

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At Techstars we believe that entrepreneurs create a better future, which is why we are building the Worldwide Network that Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed. It’s also why we created the Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit , an online educational resource to help entrepreneurs learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. The Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit is a prime example of this value in action. The Techstars Entrepreneur’s Toolkit includes: Build Your Lean Canvas.

What entrepreneurs need to know about unconscious bias

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

It is vital for entrepreneurs and aspiring leaders to understand unconscious biases that may be present in their journey to growing their business or organization. The post What entrepreneurs need to know about unconscious bias appeared first on Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative.

Ready to Launch Your Inner Entrepreneur? It’s Time to Shift Your Mindset

StartupNation

The following is excerpted from “Launch Your Inner Entrepreneur: 10 Mindset Shifts for Women to Take Action, Unleash Creativity, and Achieve Financial Success” by Charlene Walters (McGraw Hill, February 2021). The post Ready to Launch Your Inner Entrepreneur?

Should entrepreneurs be worried about the new COVID strains?

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Should entrepreneurs be worried about the new COVID strains originating in the UK, South Africa and recently identified in the US and their implications on business? The post Should entrepreneurs be worried about the new COVID strains?

Why Entrepreneurs Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help

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Monkey and Me: A Real Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs” by Mike Smerklo. Being a great leader and entrepreneur takes courage, confidence and the willingness to achieve what others have not been able to accomplish in the past. The following is adapted from “Mr.

4 things I wish I knew as a young entrepreneur

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He is also an active member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Montreal chapter. . Many entrepreneurs I meet have incredible stories about the way they started their businesses. And like most entrepreneurs, we wear those scars as a badge of honor.

To succeed as an entrepreneur, make these 8 investments

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Rosenfarb , a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and a certified public accountant who helps entrepreneurs increase cash flow, sell their companies successfully, manage their wealth and create predictable passive income. The best investment for entrepreneurs is always going to be in themselves. Look at the schedule of the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs and you’ll uncover that comprehensive wellness is a high priority. Contributed by Noah B.

From Employee to Entrepreneur: Becoming Your Own Boss in 2021

StartupNation

to go from employee to entrepreneur?”. For many entrepreneurs, success can be attributed to the fact that he or she started a business in a field in which they had prior experience. I firmly believe that successful entrepreneurs confront the brutal facts and deal with reality as it is.

How to Avoid Burnout as an Entrepreneur

StartupNation

Burnout can happen to anyone at any time, but it’s especially common for entrepreneurs: A survey of founders found that about half worked more than 50 hours a week (some as much as 80 hours) and just over 40 percent reported feeling stressed every day.

Supporting Entrepreneurs Wherever They Are, Including Prison

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Defy Colorado is a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with criminal histories — who they call Entrepreneurs in Training — create legal business ventures outside of prison. Within a growing network of three Colorado prisons, Defy runs a rigorous eight-month program focusing on reentry planning, employment readiness, entrepreneurship and character development, culminating in a Shark Tank-style pitch competition.

Supporting Latinx Entrepreneurs Means Building Relationships of Trust

CO.STARTERS

As entrepreneur support organizations seek to support Spanish speakers starting new businesses, they need to understand that engaging this community effectively and respectfully may require some new ways of thinking. “In His advice to entrepreneur support organizations is to look at any training or classes offered to the Latinx community with that in mind, focusing on tools and techniques rather than on general principles.

A generational opportunity for entrepreneurs

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It is a generational opportunity for entrepreneurs who want to solve big problems for important industries. It is a golden opportunity for Oklahoma’s entrepreneurs as well. News Angelique Barreto entrepreneurs health care M.D. By Scott Meacham.

Mindful Leadership for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

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If you’re like most business leaders and entrepreneurs, you know what it’s like to be stressed. Sitting alone in silence probably sounds like the worst way for a busy business entrepreneur to spend their precious time. In the below video that I’m honored to share with other entrepreneurs and EO —a community I’ve proudly been a part of for 25 years—I’ll dig deeper into the benefits of mindfulness and meditation for leaders and entrepreneurs.

How Entrepreneurs Can Invest in Their Families

Entrepreneurs' Organization

When we asked EO members to share how being a parent and an entrepreneur overlap for them, we heard from Joel Patterson, a member of EO Dallas and founder of The Vested Group. “As any entrepreneur will tell you, finding true work and family balance is virtually impossible. The post How Entrepreneurs Can Invest in Their Families appeared first on Octane Blog – The official blog of the Entrepreneurs' Organization.

4 Startup Lessons This Entrepreneur Learned From Playing Semi-Pro Volleyball

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I think being a volleyball player has made me a better entrepreneur, and vice versa. The post 4 Startup Lessons This Entrepreneur Learned From Playing Semi-Pro Volleyball appeared first on StartupNation.

Startup Reads: 11 Books Every Early-Stage Entrepreneur Should Read

TechStars

In a past article, Five Pillars of Success: Curated Content for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs , I mentioned that last year I read 12 books. Here my 11 top reads for early-stage entrepreneurs: 11. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses , by Eric Ries. It’s a perspective from the other side: an entrepreneur turned VC.

Entrepreneurship is About Creation. Here’s Why We Need to Train Entrepreneurs to Create the Next Eco

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New Breed of COVID Entrepreneurs

Smart Hustle Magazine

The coronavirus turned the business world upside down, but surprisingly a power-group of COVID entrepreneurs immerged. What’s more, over a third (37%) of entrepreneurs stated that the coronavirus outbreak created a market opportunity for them. What COVID Entrepreneurs Look Like .

Avoiding 5 Common Cyber Entrepreneur Pitfalls

Dream It

Avoiding 5 Common Cyber Entrepreneur Pitfalls In this #DreamitLive, Ron Gula , president of Gula Tech Ventures , joins Steve Barsh to talk about the 5 most common mistakes cyber entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them. 42:15 - Final 2 things cyber entrepreneurs must not do wrong

Entrepreneurs and Economic Developers Both Want to Make a Difference in their Community. Here are Practical Ways they Can Improve their Collaboration.

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Part six of a series from our founder on exploring a new approach to economic development that places individuals, families, and entrepreneurs at the center. . Two of those groups are entrepreneurs and economic developers. However, today’s entrepreneurs are different.

A Practical Guide to Diversity for Startups and Entrepreneurs

StartupNation

Entrepreneurs are rightly focused on building the next billion-dollar business. The post A Practical Guide to Diversity for Startups and Entrepreneurs appeared first on StartupNation. With so many startup success stories and technological advancements these days, anything is possible.

LaunchPad Lift Elevates Top Student Entrepreneurs

TechStars

The LaunchPad Lift program is a virtual cohort-based program where select student entrepreneurs receive individualized support and long-term mentorship to get their ventures further, faster. Mentors learned from the LaunchPad student entrepreneurs and were impressed with their initiative, passion, and effort to take advantage of this unique opportunity.

Building a Front Door for Entrepreneurs through a Wayfinding Program

CO.STARTERS

By launching a Wayfinding program for early-stage entrepreneurs, The Company Lab (CO.LAB) positioned themselves as the front door for entrepreneurs in their community and created a pipeline into their additional programs, including CO.STARTERS. CO.LAB is now conducting over 200 Wayfinding meetings per year and is widely perceived to be the go-to place for entrepreneurs in the Chattanooga area. Many entrepreneurs in Chattanooga don’t know where to start.

A Survival Kit for Entrepreneurs, From the Consumer-Facing Sector

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Written by Abdul Wahab Al-Halabi, partner, Decker & Halabi , and member, Entrepreneurs’ Organization UAE. A version of the following article originally appeared on Entrepreneur Middle East. As an entrepreneur in the UAE, I have been in consumer-facing industries, such as leisure, food and beverage and fitness. By nature, though, entrepreneurs like us just don’t know how to do that.

Entrepreneurs Around the World Make the No Layoff Pledge

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Not surprisingly if you’re familiar with the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), plenty of these organizations are led by EO members. We, as entrepreneurs, are hearing about layoffs from everywhere. Many of these CEOs are part of the EO community of entrepreneurs—including Tim Rettig, CEO of Intrust IT , Erin Arnold, CEO of NextStep Networking , Kristin McLane, president of CIMx. .