1 Dec 2022

5 Ways to Minimize Early-Stage Business Risk

Entrepreneurship and risk go hand in hand. After all, entrepreneurship is about creating solutions that fill a need — and no human ever has created something without testing, trial and error. The very act of starting a business demands you assume the risk of failure in various forms: insufficient cash, lower-than-anticipated market need, fierce competition… Continue reading 5 Ways to Minimize Early-Stage Business Risk

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1 Dec 2022

6 Steps All Startups Must Take to Sustain Business Growth

Running a successful startup is a constant challenge. While many entrepreneurs thrive in this environment, it can be hard to weather the offbeat and unexpected curve balls that the industry throws your way. Learning to roll with unpredictability is an excellent way to keep your business afloat, but it takes more than willpower and flexibility… Continue reading 6 Steps All Startups Must Take to Sustain Business Growth

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1 Dec 2022

8 Ways to Stay Accountable With Your Goals

Most of us talk endlessly about our hopes and dreams, and our desire to achieve our goals. Yet, day after day, month after month, we put our ambitions on hold. We fail to take steps toward our objectives. We procrastinate. You can have the greatest idea in the world and be brimming with talent and… Continue reading 8 Ways to Stay Accountable With Your Goals

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1 Dec 2022

These 6 Small Steps Will Help You Achieve Your Biggest Goals

Everyone has goals. Whether practical or lofty, months-in-the-works or everyday accomplishments, setting and achieving goals are part of life. However, if it seems like your goals have been sidetracked or you haven’t fully seen the fruits of your labor, it may be time for a goal reset. Meeting our goals gives us the confidence and… Continue reading These 6 Small Steps Will Help You Achieve Your Biggest Goals

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22 Nov 2022

The 5 Step Process To Identify Risk and Improve Decision-Making

The process of business risk calculation is identifying potential threats to your business and then analyzing those probabilities to make better decisions. It helps define where and when the likelihood of risk events will impact your company’s financial well-being. Businesses can be impacted by many different types of risks: legal, operational and financial are a… Continue reading The 5 Step Process To Identify Risk and Improve Decision-Making

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22 Nov 2022

How a Positive Mindset Can Transform Your Life

Do you ever think to yourself, “My situation has always been the same — I’m stuck, and I just need to play the cards I’m dealt with”? If you have done this, you are dragging yourself down with a fixed mindset. Alternatively, a growth mindset means that you prosper despite challenges and obstacles because you… Continue reading How a Positive Mindset Can Transform Your Life

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22 Nov 2022

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam: 20 Inspiring quotes from India’s favourite ‘Bharat Ratna’

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, popularly known as the “Missile Man’ of India, was a source of inspiration for tens and thousands of Indians. A league apart, his life philosophy and teachings are not only admired by the older generation, but especially reminisced by young. Kalam’s prodigious rise from Rameswaram, a small but famous pilgrimage town… Continue reading Dr APJ Abdul Kalam: 20 Inspiring quotes from India’s favourite ‘Bharat Ratna’

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22 Nov 2022

These 6 Finance Skills Will Destroy Entrepreneurs if They Don’t Master Them

Learning about personal finance is one of the most important steps you can take as an entrepreneur. Although grit, perseverance, and hard work are all factors in your business’ success, money knowledge is perhaps the most important skill of all. In fact, these six personal finance skills will destroy entrepreneurs if you don’t master them.… Continue reading These 6 Finance Skills Will Destroy Entrepreneurs if They Don’t Master Them

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9 Nov 2022

5 Finance Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur is difficult enough as it is — innovating with new ideas, turning concepts into products, managing teams of talented people — even without the questions of finance management. Poor financial literacy has been an Achilles’ Heel for an abundance of entrepreneurs, meaning that modern business leaders simply cannot afford to take any… Continue reading 5 Finance Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

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9 Nov 2022

3 Financial Terms All Starting Entrepreneurs Need to Know

When you jump into the world of entrepreneurship, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. From learning about marketing and sales to books and payroll, it’s a giant learning curve. Everyone comes in from different backgrounds and experiences they bring into their journey. For those without any financial background, it can be overwhelming to do the administrative… Continue reading 3 Financial Terms All Starting Entrepreneurs Need to Know

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9 Nov 2022

5 Tips to Ace the Busy Holiday Season With Flexible Work

The holiday season is usually a time when businesses bring in part-time and temporary workers to cope with a surge in demand from consumers. Gifts change hands, families and friends go out to celebrate, and the economy hums. But this time may be different. There’s growing uncertainty among retail analysts about spending this fall and… Continue reading 5 Tips to Ace the Busy Holiday Season With Flexible Work

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9 Nov 2022

I’m a Workaholic. Here are 5 Ways I Overcome My Obsessive Behaviors

From movies and TV to music and books, American culture glamorizes “the grind.” If you’re not working 24/7 to achieve “boss” status, you’ve settled for basic, and the results will speak for themselves. These representations trick us into believing that mega-wealth and cultural relevance are possible for us all, when in reality, there’s only one… Continue reading I’m a Workaholic. Here are 5 Ways I Overcome My Obsessive Behaviors

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6 Oct 2022

3 Brain Hacks Leaders Use to Unlock Their True Potential

Cooper is a neuroscientist, bestselling author and executive coach whose teachings have impacted my life probably more than anyone else’s. He takes incredibly complex, nuanced neuroscience principles and distills them into dead-simple, actionable advice. Here are the secret brain hacks that Cooper and his colleagues have discovered. Practice them in order to master productivity, become… Continue reading 3 Brain Hacks Leaders Use to Unlock Their True Potential

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6 Oct 2022

5 Tips I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Business

At the very beginning of my entrepreneurial career, I remember wondering how to begin and what steps to take in order to kickstart my business. My niche was, and still is, software development and WordPress — while I had plenty of skills and knowledge in the field, I figured out I had to upgrade my… Continue reading 5 Tips I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Business

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6 Oct 2022

How to Retrain Your Brain and Achieve the Highest Levels of Success

A common misconception tells us that we fail to reach our maximum potential because we only use 10% of our brain. This statistic is often repeated, but that doesn’t make it true. In fact, functional magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, reveals that the majority of our brain is in use even during very simple tasks.… Continue reading How to Retrain Your Brain and Achieve the Highest Levels of Success

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6 Oct 2022

5 Simple Steps to Help You Finish What You Start

Legacy is a common term that is often used in reference to what we leave behind when we have passed. But legacy is so much more. It is about the actions we take on a daily basis that will lead and inspire others. In this sense, legacy is something we can contribute to every day.… Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Help You Finish What You Start

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15 Sep 2022

How to achieve career success as a student in 2022

Is graduation just around the corner or did you recently graduate? Then you probably have a question or two about becoming a young professional. The fact that there has been a tremendous change in things like physical career events and job interviews might make this new adventure even more confusing. That’s why some professional advice… Continue reading How to achieve career success as a student in 2022

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15 Sep 2022

Six factors to consider when choosing a business location

Despite the increasing pace of technology and digital enterprise, there will almost always be a requirement for a bricks and mortar presence, whether that’s to house your staff, store stock in a secure warehouse, or provide a physical brand presence for your customers. There are many things for business owners to consider when choosing a… Continue reading Six factors to consider when choosing a business location

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15 Sep 2022

Why It’s So Hard to Scale a Great Idea

For the last several years, I’ve been at the forefront of a movement known as implementation science, or the science of scaling. In this work, we are trying to understand why some products, companies, and social programs thrive as they grow, while others peter out. When a seemingly promising idea loses efficacy or profitability as… Continue reading Why It’s So Hard to Scale a Great Idea

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16 Aug 2022

How To Overcome Adversity and Persevere as an Entrepreneur

Most of us go through life not knowing or finding meaning to our existence or why we are here. We worry about trivial items, stress over irrelevant consequences and often act without empathy or kindness. Successful people, like Stephen Hawking, have used adversity to find purpose and success. Hawking used his illness to find meaning… Continue reading How To Overcome Adversity and Persevere as an Entrepreneur

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16 Aug 2022

Improving Yourself Takes 9.6 Minutes of Work Each Day

We live in a time of hyperconnectivity, complexity and fragmented attention. For entertainment, humans used to watch stage performances that lasted several hours. Then came modern audiovisual films that run for 90 minutes. A decade ago, we welcomed YouTube, where the average video lasts 11.7 minutes. Even this proved too long for distracted minds, and… Continue reading Improving Yourself Takes 9.6 Minutes of Work Each Day

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16 Aug 2022

Want To Succeed? Turn Your Fixed Mindset into a Growth Mindset

I’ve been researching success principles and psychology for decades. First, it was for myself and the growth I knew I needed to be a successful entrepreneur. Later, it was to help others and to be able to explain some of the things that I knew intuitively but couldn’t quite put my finger on. Carol Dweck… Continue reading Want To Succeed? Turn Your Fixed Mindset into a Growth Mindset

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16 Aug 2022

Define Your Short-Term Goals With These 3 Components for Long-Term Success

Short-term business goals are the secret ingredient to achieving long-term company goals. Short-term goals act as the bridge between the broad, strategic view of the C-suite and the focused, tactical lens of managers and employees by breaking the over-arching vision into smaller pieces. They allow employees to take on manageable workloads while demonstrating progress towards… Continue reading Define Your Short-Term Goals With These 3 Components for Long-Term Success

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19 Jul 2022

The Four Steps to Creating Lasting Change in Any Area of Your Life

I talk a lot about integrity in helping people to establish themselves in business, and for good reason. One of the main things that led me down a very dark path and almost took my life, was living without it. That realization, along with many others, helped me develop these four steps to change anything… Continue reading The Four Steps to Creating Lasting Change in Any Area of Your Life

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19 Jul 2022

3 Solid Business Reasons to Avoid Marketing on Twitter

Will Elon Musk buy Twitter? Will Twitter allow more free speech? Maybe those are interesting questions to discuss at a dinner party. But these issues aren’t of much interest to businesses. In fact, Twitter really isn’t a great place for most small businesses. Why? A recent report from Pew Research has the reasons. For starters,… Continue reading 3 Solid Business Reasons to Avoid Marketing on Twitter

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19 Jul 2022

5 Ways to Fund Your Startup as a Solopreneur

While there are several different ways to fund your new business, many options are either expensive, require collateral (such as personal assets), or involve the participation and expectations of other people (as in the case of friends and family loans, funding from angel investors or venture capital financing). If you prefer to self-fund your business… Continue reading 5 Ways to Fund Your Startup as a Solopreneur

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19 Jul 2022

4 Ways Startups Can Beat Inflation

Startups are famous for doing big work on a small budget that pushes society forward, often succeeding against the odds. In fact, small businesses and the startups behind some of them are responsible for creating 1.5 million new jobs each year in the U.S. But right now, we are all feeling the pain of inflation.… Continue reading 4 Ways Startups Can Beat Inflation

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14 Jul 2022

3 Simple Steps to Succeed as a Small Business Leader

One of the biggest challenges that small business owners face is also the one biggest thing that will ensure their success: leadership. Regardless of industry, the majority of small business owners I work with have similar backstories: They are good at what they do, they hated their job/boss, and they feel that they can do… Continue reading 3 Simple Steps to Succeed as a Small Business Leader

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14 Jul 2022

5 Streams of Income That Will Grow Your Wealth

Studying millionaires is quite fascinating, because more often than not, they are regular, ordinary people with remarkable discipline and focus. Very wealthy individuals get that way by working differently (not necessarily harder or smarter) than the rest of the world. One fascinating insight into millionaires is that they typically have multiple streams of income. A… Continue reading 5 Streams of Income That Will Grow Your Wealth

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14 Jul 2022

5 Reasons to Launch Your Startup in a University

Time is inexorable. Pervading everything, it draws our world into the whirlpool of its motion. It seemed only yesterday that first-year students had begun their studies, and now they are facing the last stage of the defense of their thesis, and the door to the new world is opening. How comfortable and predictable this world… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Launch Your Startup in a University

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