Feel like you’re worthless if you’re not working 24/7? That you won’t succeed unless you’re hustling to the point of exhaustion? Spoiler alert: you’re probably a victim of toxic productivity culture. The cure? Keep reading. How Entrepreneurs Handled Productivity in 2020 Entrepreneur working late from bed
When the lockdowns first began last year, every entrepreneur had to learn how to adapt to a new society where social distancing was the norm and most business was conducted online. Although many businesses were able to thrive during the pandemic, some, understandably, did not.
Ask yourself this: How often do you rely on Google? Between Docs, Gmail, and Search, busy entrepreneurs regularly rely on the Google ecosystem. But a wide range of antitrust lawsuits threatens to change the way we work and, more importantly, the way we access information.
With the new year and the fresh smell of hope in the air, we’re all looking for new year’s resolutions to cling onto. If you are looking to improve your mental health, be stronger than you’ve ever been before, or want to build better habits
Are you a frequent user of the mobile app “Venmo?” Have you ever heard of it? Well, it’s a cool banking app that is mostly used to transfer your funds to people’s bank accounts automatically. It makes it easier when you’re going halfsies on dinner.
An estimated 90% of new startups fail. As an entrepreneur, this probably doesn’t sound like a motivating statistic. But what causes startups to fail? At what point in the business cycle does this happen? How can you prevent it from being a complete failure and
Being an entrepreneur is a duality of experience. On one hand, it’s incredibly exciting to be in control of your own success and to shape your business to deliver something of value to the industry, and to the public. On the other hand, it can
Starting a business is, in itself, a mammoth risk that can either leave you reaping the rewards, or picking up the broken pieces. It’s a competitive world, especially if you decide to present your business in a place like New York City or Chicago, especially
One thing we learned this year is that 2020 was all about seeing how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. Even if Rocky’s words of inspiration have been a bit overused lately, they still ring true. No one could have predicted how
Are you familiar with Slack, the instant message app that is supposed to allow you to combine chats with emails into one? With most of the business world shifting to remote work during the pandemic, apps like Slack, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, and Flock make
2020 has been a tough year for most sectors, especially with regard to business growth. With 2021 approaching, the outlook is brighter; vaccinations are beginning to be rolled out and the future of businesses seems more promising. In fact, it may be the one of
Perfecting your branding to ensure that it is effectively portrayed by consumers can be a challenging but important feat. When developing your brand, you can look at style and color – which are what people generally think of. However, branding does not end at aesthetics.
When it comes to gaining employee feedback for entrepreneurs, there are a lot of easy pitfalls and hard-to-manage areas that cause many budding entrepreneurs to fail in utilizing one of the most vital resources you can gain. Employee feedback is a vital source of information
Given the onset of Covid-19 earlier this year, food startups in Los Angeles have had to reengineer their operations to survive. Some examples of these types of businesses are ChowNow, Sweetgreen, Apeel Sciences, Thrive Market, and Joju Foods. These companies have reported that they needed
When it comes to startups, workplace culture truly defines and differentiates one company from another. More often than not, this culture is set by the founders of the startup, which trickles down to the employees. A Forbes study has shown that highly-engaged teams in startups
The CBD industry’s popularity has boomed over the last couple of years and many businesses are now thriving in the green rush. However, there is one problem many CBD businesses fall into and that is a lack of transparency about their products. Sabrina Didado, CEO
If you’ve ever turned on the television, been on Youtube, or on any of the current social media platforms like Instagram or Twitter over the past few years, you’ve most likely come across content that revolves around a certain boy band that has slick dance
As a publicist by trade and a retired female pro football player I know firsthand how important the people behind the scenes and on the sidelines are to success. The unsung heroes who make it all work or, as Bette Midler would say, the wind
Have you watched any YouTube videos today? Studies show that one billion hours of video content is consumed on YouTube each day. If you have your own YouTube channel, that’s 2 billion potential consumers you could be reaching every month. A great benefit of YouTube
Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow is the founder of Birch Bark Coffee Company, a company that promises excellence with each sip of coffee while also promising to give back to Indigenous communities. Mark is Ojibwe and a Band Member of Whitefish River First Nation, located on Birch Island, Ontario.