Too Many Meetings Suffocate Morale & Productivity

Too many meetings suffocate morale and productivity getty Early stage companies have many demands on an employee’s time. From getting the product built to marketing for new customers to getting the capital lined up, it is a never ending battle to fit in all that work in a limited amount of time. But what is … Read more

A Movement That Has Taken Off

Golden Seeds, an angel group and capital firm that invests in female-founded startups Golden Seeds Back in 2004, when Golden Seeds started, only 5% of angel investors were women, according to the Center of Venture Research at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. “Stephanie Newby got … Read more

Want to Franchise Your Business? Make Sure You Know These 5 Things

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In a previous article, I wrote about why so many franchisors do not grow past 10 franchise locations. In my current position leading my company and in my roles as past chair and a board member of the Canadian Franchise Association, I see hundreds of fledgling franchisors … Read more

4 Ways to Ensure Your Video Marketing Aligns With Your Company’s Goals

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. These days, every business seems to be “going green.” Even Burger King followed the trend back in 2020 but took the ad campaign concept to another level. Remember the fast-food giant’s video featuring time-lapse footage of a Whopper growing vast quantities of mold over a month? While … Read more

4 Ways Startups Can Beat Inflation

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. 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 US But right now, … Read more

Focusing on Your Team Is the Key to Your Startup’s Success

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. While the US economy took a hit during the pandemic, the startup scene flourished. In 2020, Americans filed paperwork to start 4.3 million new businesses, according to the US Census Bureau. And from December 2020 to December 2021, there was a 20.5% year-over-year increase in applications. Whether … Read more

A Happy Society Is An Entrepreneurial Society

A Happy Society Is An Entrepreneurial Society getty In a recent article, I explored the importance of institutions to successful entrepreneurship. It perhaps stands to reason that if you have high-quality institutions your trust in them, and wider aspects of government, can also be high. This has numerous benefits. For instance, research from Washington State … Read more

The Top 4 Things To Study When Hiring New Employees

Top considerations when hiring. getty I have been doing a lot of recruiting lately. And it is harder, more competitive, and more time consuming as ever. It is clearly a job seekers market right now, which affords them the opportunity to take the best of competing offers, even if they have already accepted a previous … Read more

Know Your Company’s Core and Know Your Way Forward

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Entrepreneurs, startups and existing companies alike can get trapped. They get caught up in the idea of ​​continuously expanding products and services and losing focus on their core business. This is an easy trap to fall into, especially when faced with uncomfortable situations such as declining sales, … Read more