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Show empathy for your team

January 21, 2020

The topic of developing empathy doesn’t come up very often in the business world, but it should. As a leader, it’s your job to create an empathetic environment where everyone feels valued.     Empathy—the ability to read and understand other’s emotions, needs, and thoughts—is one of the core competencies of emotional intelligence and a […]

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Working for equity at a startup

January 14, 2020

“Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is. Know your business and industry better than anyone else in the world. Love what you do or don’t do it.” –Mark Cuban What do you do when someone asks you to work for equity? How you answer that question really comes down to three questions that […]

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How to come up with a Great Business Name

January 7, 2020

Your business name plays a crucial part in your brand positioning. By picking the right business name, you can position your company in the mind of the prospect in just the way you want to. It’s the first question you get whenever you tell someone you have your own business: “Oh cool, what’s it called?” The […]

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Stay Focused 

January 2, 2020

    Any small business owner or freelancer bursting with ideas and overwhelmed by projects may need help staying focused and organized. This is especially true for the easily distracted entrepreneur. Shiny objects – email, Facebook, the phone — can sidetrack anyone, leaving you foraging for important papers or just trying to figure out how […]

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4 healthy habits for entrepreneurs to boost your productivity

December 30, 2019

Healthy habits can have a big impact on your professional performance to keep you and your small business running smoothly.   A healthy lifestyle improves your performance Being successful at work requires focus, commitment, dedication and time. But being your best professional self also requires that you take care of your health. Indeed, when you […]

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5 ways to approach work with a positive mindset 

December 17, 2019

As important as it is to be good at what you do, your craft, it is equally as important to practice your approach and master yourself to develop a positive mindset in your job.   How we approach our work is greatly dependent on our mindset.  If we’re in a good place, it’s effortless to […]

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Networking Strategies for Entrepreneurs

December 12, 2019

Both starting a small business and ensuring its success requires a ton of personal investment. But that investment isn’t just limited to cash—you’ll also need to invest your time, energy, and attention into promoting your company and building a professional support system. Business networking strategies are the best way to start in on this intangible, […]

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10 ways to cut unwanted costs in Restaurants

October 11, 2019

Find out 10 ways to cut unwanted costs in your restaurant and increase your restaurant profit marginally without cutting either the quantity or the quality of the food If you think opening your dream restaurant in a city of your choice was the toughest thing to do, then you are gravely mistaken. The real speed […]

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Founder Agreements guide the founding team in the long term

October 8, 2019

Clearly defining roles for the founding team is crucial for maintaining structure and productivity. Founder agreements help guide a founding team and serves as a helpful tool in times of disagreement. Starting a business is thrilling. Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to experience what it feels like to turn your vision into a reality. Why founder […]

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Women Entrepreneurs and VCs by Susan Danziger, CEO of ZIGGEO

October 7, 2019

  Susan Danziger, founder and CEO of Ziggeo, explains her experience with fundraising for Ziggeo. She also speaks on the topic of women entrepreneurs and some challenges that they might face.   “VC’s like to invest in people that are like them”,  Susan Danziger   Fundraising  After meeting with several VC’s, Susan Danziger found what […]

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