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How employers can better support working moms with in-person and hybrid work options after the pandemic

Moms may report more anxiety and loneliness while working from home. vgajic/Getty Images Working moms face a particular disadvantage when it comes to balancing remote work with domestic duties. A Yale University study suggests moms are more likely to feel depressed, anxious, and lonely while working from home. When deciding on continuing remote work after the pandemic, employers should consider making accommodations for working moms. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. ...
Tags: Parents, Opinion, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Nordic, Working Moms, Yale University, Contributor, Gender Disparity, WFH, Contributor 2019, Stav Vaisman

4 lessons entrepreneurs can learn about problem-solving from the NASA engineers who landed Apollo 13

Apollo 13 astronauts treading water as they await their recovery helicopter in 1970. Time Life Pictures/NASA/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Entrepreneurs can grow their problem-solving skills by emulating the tactics used by the Apollo 13 NASA engineers. Avoid panicking, and take a step back to assess and understand the situation or problem at hand. Weigh each potential solution carefully, but once you've made a choice, commit and don't second-guess your decision.  Visit the Busi...
Tags: Apple, Nokia, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Nasa, Earth, Problem Solving, Finland, Engineers, Astronauts, University Of Virginia, Chris Hadfield, Nordic, Mission Control, Michelle MacDonald

3 steps to pivot your professional reputation and explore a new career path

A reputation pivot is the shift someone makes when their current career is no longer serving them. Westend61/Getty Images Lida Citroën is an personal branding and reputation management specialist. If you feel unsatisfied with your current job or career path, Citroën says it's never too late to consider a professional change. To pivot your professional reputation, assess your new target employers or clients to determine what skills they're looking for.  Visit the Business section of Insider...
Tags: Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Career Change, Pivot, Reputation, Nordic, Citro, Bruce, Contributor, Pandemic, Lida Citroën, COVID, Contributor 2019, Lida Citro

5 ways to use video marketing to strengthen your small business branding

Producing quality video is one of the first steps to maximizing brand voice. Getty/Ivan Pantic Most businesses and solo entrepreneurs use video as a marketing tool. Brands often get better results when they're able to use video to tell a compelling story. Video marketing can help to engage, educate, and energize consumers and strengthen ROI. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Consumers and marketers alike have noticed a significant upward trend in video content over th...
Tags: Small Business, Marketing, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Brand Marketing, HubSpot, Video Marketing, Hootsuite, Nordic, Brand Strategy, Contributor, University of West Alabama, Contributor 2019, Getty Ivan Pantic, YouTube Tik Tok Snapchat Hulu

How I used YouTube and email to market my candle-making course and bring in $40,000 in one month

Tiana Coates is a small business owner and entrepreneur. Tiana Coates Tiana Coates is an entrepreneur and owner of Winding Wick Candles based in Garland, Texas. In 2020, Coates made over $70,000 from selling her online candle-making business course, including $40,000 in just one month.  Here's how she developed, produced, and marketed the course, as told to freelance writer Kaila Yu.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. I always wanted the freedom of running my own busi...
Tags: Crafts, New York, Small Business, Etsy, Youtube, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Walmart, Candles, Nordic, Don, Garland Texas, Coates, Business Owner, Kajabi

5 practices to improve your financial health, according to an elite business coach

Mental strength is key for escaping complacency when it comes to finances. Guido Mieth/Getty Images Derek Moneyberg is an entrepreneur and wealth coach who helps people improve their financial health. He says financial goals are more about security than freedom, and many Americans are financially insecure. To achieve security, he suggests cultivating an abundance mindset by practicing mental clarity and stamina.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As we step into 2021,...
Tags: Entrepreneurship, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Finances, Nordic, Derek, WSFS Bank, Contributor, Business Coach, Contributor 2019, Guido Mieth Getty, Luis Jorge Rios, Derek Moneyberg, Moneyberg

Marc Benioff and this panel of judges will decide who gets one seat on the first all-civilian spaceflight

SpaceX’s first all-civilian human spaceflight mission, which will carry four passengers to orbit using a Crew Dragon capsule later this year if all goes to plan, will include one passenger selected by a panel of judges weighing the submissions of entrepreneurs. The panel will include Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Fast Company Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Mehta, YouTuber Mark Rober and Bar Rescue TV host Jon Taffer. It may seem like an eclectic bunch, but there is some reason to the madness. This sea...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Entrepreneur, Tech, E-commerce, Ceo, United States, Salesforce, Aerospace, Shopify, Founder, Marc Benioff, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, St Jude, Benioff

Not everyone wants to return to the office - here's how the hybrid workforce may expand post-pandemic

Working in an office can help employees to explore collective creativity and team-build. Thomas Barwick/Getty Images Stav Vaisman is a marketing expert, startup founder, and writer on business and entrepreneurship. He says the pandemic shows workers can be just as productive working from home as they are in the office. With a hybrid work model, WFH productivity can be combined with team-building interaction.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The end to our global hea...
Tags: Productivity, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Nordic, McKinsey Co, Contributor, Pandemic, WFH, COVID, Contributor 2019, Hybrid Work, Thomas Barwick Getty Images Stav Vaisman, Stav Vaisman

3 must-read books for budding entrepreneurs, according to a fintech founder

Reading can make a big difference in your entrepreneurial journey. Stephen Zeigler/Getty Brian Hamilton is the cofounder of Sageworks, one of the first fintech companies in the US. He credits his mentors and education from reading for his success as a founder.  Here are three books Hamilton says have been invaluable to him throughout his career.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Learning how to become an entrepreneur is a matter of experience and education. I've ofte...
Tags: Books, Entrepreneurship, US, Entrepreneur, Success, Trends, Strategy, Reading, Mentors, Hamilton, Nordic, John D Rockefeller, Napoleon Hill, Hill, Dale Carnegie, Carnegie

How to avoid burnout and enjoy being your own boss again as a business founder

Business owners should strive to scale effectively without sacrificing their family or social life. Getty Images David Finkel is a founder, business coach, and author of 12 business books including new release, "The Freedom Formula." To avoid burnout as a self-employed business owner, he says it's crucial to hire a hardworking team.  Design a smooth onboarding process and focus on creating a consistent lead generation system. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. I talk t...
Tags: Work, Small Business, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Burnout, Nordic, Don, Inc, Business Owner, Contributor, David Finkel, Contributor 2019

3 leadership qualities all business owners should have to be successful during a tumultuous economy

Leaders should set clear goals and be flexible to change during the pandemic. Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images Being a business leader during tumultuous times like the COVID-19 pandemic is no small feat. During uncertainty, leaders should be purpose-driven and able to pivot easily to accommodate change.  Leaders should also practice decisiveness, authenticity, and compassion to guide their employees successfully.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Before the COVID-...
Tags: Work, Leadership, US, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Boss, Brexit, Nordic, Contributor, Business Advice, Pandemic, Contributor 2019, Hinterhaus Productions Getty Images Being, Carmine Bruno

Your 'best' employee could become the most toxic - here are 3 ways to get them back on track

Sometimes good employees can be toxic because they hold a strong sense of entitlement. Vladimir Vladimirov/Getty Images Joel Carnevale is an assistant professor at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management. He explains that over-performing employees might also be engaging in destructive work behavior. Employers should reconsider how to reward good behavior and emphasize reputation and team connection. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Do you want employees wh...
Tags: Opinion, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Workplace Culture, Research, Employees, Nordic, Syracuse University, Contributor, Job Performance, Work Relationships, Contributor 2019, Vladimir Vladimirov Getty, Joel Carnevale, Whitman School of Management He

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Minimize Risk

Contrary to conventional thinking, entrepreneurs are NOT risk lovers. They are outstanding risk managers. See five ways entrepreneurs minimize risk. It’s National Entrepreneurship Week. Many people don’t know it, but historically, it’s small business – not large companies – that creates jobs. Of every three net new jobs created, two of them are created by […] The post 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Minimize Risk appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Business, Podcast, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur, Risk, Business Development, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, The Professor And Mary-lynn, Manage Risk, Michael Maddock

Why setting high expectations is key to success as an entrepreneur, according to an investor and management expert

Successful entrepreneurs focus on the big picture and long-term goals. DragonImages/Getty Richard Koch is an author, investor, and former management consultant and entrepreneur. He says the key to success is to set very high expectations that are tied to a specific mission. These expectations are self-fulfilling and will lead you to accomplish more than you thought possible.    Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Eighteen classes of schoolchildren were tested for their ...
Tags: Entrepreneurship, Goals, America, Entrepreneur, Success, Trends, Strategy, Winston Churchill, Expectations, Intuit, Nordic, Boston Consulting Group, Leonardo da Vinci, Richard Koch, Bruce Henderson, Contributor

4 Tips for Becoming a New Entrepreneur

As millions of Americans faced furloughs and layoffs, and the nation began sheltering in place, many people made the decision to launch their own business. Despite the hardships of launching a business in the midst of a global pandemic, more than 1.1 million applications were filed for new employer IDs in 2020. This number marks the highest amount of new businesses launched in a year since 2007. While launching your own business is a great way to deal with losing your job or fill your tim...
Tags: Business, Sales, Entrepreneur, Social Security, LifeLock, Norton, Blog & Grow, Become A New Entrepreneur, New Entrepreneur, Tips For Becoming An Entrepreneur, Tips For New Entrepreneur

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking The Leap To Entrepreneurship

Starting a business? People who are considering entrepreneurship should first ask themselves these five questions. The post 5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking The Leap To Entrepreneurship appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Advice For The Young At Heart, Entrepreneur Advice, Tim Mercer

Jeff Bezos created Amazon from his garage - here are 14 of the most successful companies that started in basements, sheds, and bedrooms

The garage where Jeff Bezos started Amazon. Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images Many successful companies were born in people's dorm rooms, garages, and basements. Plenty held on to these makeshift home offices until they outgrew the space. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in his garage, while Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in his Harvard dorm. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As a new or young entrepreneur with big ideas and perhaps little money to spend, a p...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Hollywood, Technology, Microsoft, Yahoo, California, Washington Post, Steve Jobs, Stanford, Disney, NFL

SpaceX is aiming to fly the first all-civilian human space mission by the end of 2021

SpaceX has announced its first all-civilian private spaceflight mission, a high-priced galactic tourism launch that it hopes to fly by the fourth quarter of 2021. The mission, which will use SpaceX’s Dragon crew spacecraft and its Falcon 9 rocket, will include Shift4 Payments CEO Jared Isaacman, who is CEO of Shift4 Payments, as well as three crew members to be selected and donated by Isaacman, his company and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. That’s one way to drive product adoption. The mi...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Entrepreneur, Tech, Ceo, Nasa, Space Tourism, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Commercial Spaceflight, Dragon, Astronaut, Falcon 9

How Tenacity Helped a Business Grow 200%

We’ll share a story today about a business owner whose tenacity helped her company grow by 200%! On The BIGG Success Show, we discuss when you should be tenacious, and when you should not. Here’s a summary of that discussion… Our entrepreneur success story comes from an article on Entrepreneur, written by Julia McCoy, Founder […] The post How Tenacity Helped a Business Grow 200% appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Business, Podcast, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Entrepreneur, Skills, Mindset, Growth, Julia McCoy, Business Development, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, Stubborness

Three-dimensional search engine Physna wants to be the Google of the physical world

In June of 1999, Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins invested $25 million into an early-stage company developing a new search engine called Google, paving the way for a revolution in how knowledge online was organized and shared. Now, Sequoia Capital is placing another bet on a different kind of search engine, one for physical objects in three dimensions, just as the introduction of three-dimensional sensing technologies on consumer phones are poised to create a revolution in spatial computing. ...
Tags: Iphone, Google, Startups, TC, California, America, Entrepreneur, Tech, Computing, Search Engine, Ohio, Silicon Valley, Warner, Lawyer, Sequoia Capital, Printing

To Succeed, Don’t Focus on the Outcome

Don’t focus on the outcome? We share a story from an actor, whose shift in mindset from the outcome, helped him become a star. On The BIGG Success Show, we discuss what you should focus on, rather than the outcome to succeed BIGG. Here’s a summary of that discussion… The story we are sharing today […] The post To Succeed, Don’t Focus on the Outcome appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Career, Business, Podcast, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Entrepreneur, Professional Development, Mindset, Focus, Autobiography, Bryan Cranston, Entrepreneur Mindset, Audioblog, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster

Proving voicemail doesn’t have to be wack, the Slack-backed startup Yac raises $7.5 million

Yac, the Orlando, Fla.-based startup that’s digitizing voice messages for remote offices, has raised $7.5 million in a new round of funding. The company’s service has garnered enough attention to pick up a pretty sizable new round from investors led by GGV Capital and a return investment from the Slack Fund. Apparently, reinventing voicemail is a multi-million dollar endeavor. “The future of meetings will be asynchronous, in your ears and hands free,” says Pat Matthews, the chief executive and...
Tags: TC, Florida, Entrepreneur, Tech, Software, Operating Systems, Slack, Adam Draper, Product Hunt, Orlando, Mitchell, Ggv Capital, Orlando Fla, Slack Fund, Boost VC, Groupware

Omnipresent raises $15.8M Series A for its platform to employ remote-workers globally

Omnipresent, which helps companies employ remote-working local teams worldwide, has closed a $15.8M Series A funding round. The fundraise was led by an undisclosed investor with participation from existing investors, Episode 1, Playfair Capital and Truesight Ventures. The company said it closed the round five months after it’s July 2020 $2m in seed round. Founders Matthew Wilson and Guenther Eisinger started the company as part of Entrepreneur First’s London cohort in 2019. Omnipresent says it e...
Tags: TC, Europe, London, Employment, Entrepreneur, Tech, Canada, Workforce, Health Insurance, Playfair Capital, General Partner, Wilson, Episode 1 Ventures, Joe Thornton, Matthew Wilson, Ventures

Meet the 28-year-old 'Kris Jenner' of New York high society, who's built a career inspired by 'Gossip Girl'

Andrew Warren is launching a new lifestyle agency. Andrew Warren NYC socialite Andrew Warren, age 28, has crafted a career by capturing the allure of New York City's young and elite. He created his own fashion brand, Just Drew, based on the image of "Gossip Girl," looking to his "it girl" friends as muses. Now, he's helping luxury brands and the socialite-influencer set build relationships through his latest venture, lifestyle agency CollXab. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
Tags: Fashion, Japan, New York, New York City, US, Careers, Los Angeles, Entrepreneur, Trends, Luxury, New York Times, Warren, Miami, Paris Hilton, Henri Matisse, Art Basel

#620 How to Get Out of a No-Win Scenario

Listen to “#620 How to Get Out of a No-Win Scenario” on Spreaker.       On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1 with Guido Schultz, starting at 0:00: All small businesses go out of business for the same reason- they run out of cash. It’s the life blood of every company. With the COVID-19 pandemic, every company has pressure on their cash flow as sales and payments slow down. What can small businesses do to preserve cash? SEGMENT 2 with Mike Pugh, starting at 17:00: Customer...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, Small Business, Sales, Entrepreneur, Customer Experience, Customer Service, Gm, Cash Flow, Bet, Jim Gaffigan, Radio Show, Kirk, Ulysses S Grant, Mike Pugh, Comedy Dynamics

Want a job in tech? Flockjay pitches its sales training service as an on-ramp to tech careers

“Most people don’t even know that a job in tech sales is even a possibility,” says Shaan Hathiramani, the founder and chief executive of Flockjay, a company offering a tech sales training curriculum to the masses. Hathiramani sees his startup as an onramp to the tech industry for legions of workers who have the skillsets to work in tech, but lack the network to see themselves in the business. Just like coding bootcamps have enabled thousands to get jobs as programmers in the tech business, Flock...
Tags: Startups, TC, Y Combinator, Microsoft, Entrepreneur, Georgia, Netflix, Harvard, United States, New Jersey, Computing, Will Smith, Salesforce, Fast Company, Denver, Serena Williams

This Beirut Entrepreneur Turned Her Skill into a Business

“Concerted and creative new solutions are needed to enable… [and support] women to enter the job market, particularly at this challenging time. UN Women invests in women’s human and social capital to provide them the steppingstones needed to enter the economy.” -Rachel Dore-Weeks, Head of UN Women Lebanon Nisrine Kaf Al-Ghazal, a Syrian woman living in Beirut, Lebanon, started her own business, Zeytuna Chocolate, in the midst of multiple crises. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Aug...
Tags: Featured, Women, Inspiration, Global, Sales, Entrepreneur, Un, Beirut, Lebanon, UN Women, Beirut Lebanon, Global News, Gender challenges, Nisrine, Wegg® Blog, Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global blog

#619 How a Founder Took Back His Business from His CEO

Listen to “#619 How a Founder Took Back His Business from His CEO” on Spreaker.       On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1 with Scott Jordan, starting at 0:00: When you own a business for 20 years, you’re going to have a lot of ups and downs. Here to share his experience is Scott Jordan, founder of SCOTTEVEST, the world’s best travel clothing company. SEGMENT 2 with Michelle Seiler Tucker, starting at 18:45: The holy grail for many small business owners is selling their ...
Tags: Small Business, Marketing, Sales, America, Entrepreneur, Ceo, Bowling, Radio Show, Wichita Kansas, Scott Jordan, Business Sale, Small Business Radio Show, COVID, Michelle Seiler Tucker, Frank DeSocio, Bowling Proprietors ' Association of America BPAA

How to convert customers with subscription pricing

Joe Procopio Contributor Share on Twitter Joe Procopio is a multiexit, multifailure entrepreneur. Joe is currently building Spiffy, and previously sold Automated Insights, sold ExitEvent and built Intrepid Media. More posts by this contributor How startups close their first big sales Here’s what happens when you decide to sell your startup The lure of subscription pricing is the guarantee of re...
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New Year’s Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

For my business, I find it beneficial to outline new year’s resolutions for myself as well as words of the year. Maybe mine can help you. These are the New Year’s resolutions I’m making for Afrobella. The post New Year’s Resolutions for Entrepreneurs appeared first on Afrobella.
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