Today is a quick episode and is a little bit of a rant, but I want to talk to you about building a real business versus chasing funding. Continue Reading
It’s another guest post week here at New Venture Mentor and today we’re going to hear from Kelly Barcelos about the missteps entrepreneurs often make when recruiting their startups’ team members. Since you’re only as good as those you surround yourself with, listen up. Here’s Kelly: Continue Reading
Today’s post is about a bit of a touchy subject: your own feelings and the fact that they have no place in business. Continue reading to learn why your sensitivity could be costing you contracts. Continue Reading
It’s guest post week again here on New Venture Mentor and this week we have a post from Jason Grills about the importance of having an FAQ section on your small business’ website. Here’s Jason: Continue Reading
Today I want to talk to you very quickly about the need to stop and regroup in a crisis.
Since I’ve moved to Chicago, I have worked mostly with non-profits serving entrepreneurs as opposed to independently working with entrepreneurs and so I’ve seen a lot more cases of the need for major crisis management from both the non-profits themselves and the for-profit entrepreneurs they’re serving. Continue Reading
Today I want to talk to you all about customer service because customer service is everything to small business with a small marketing budget. Continue Reading
Today I want to talk about the importance of optimizing your work schedule for your own peak performance times. Sounds boring, I know, but it’ll have a huge impact on your business’ success and your happiness. Continue Reading
Today is a super short video just to give props to an awesome tool: Credit Karma. FYI, for my non-US followers, this probably isn’t going to be a useful post for y’all, sorry.
So, before I dig in, I just want to be clear with this: I am not getting paid anything by Credit Karma and, while I will for sure tag them on social media once I post this, I didn’t even connect with them about writing this post in advance. I am literally just talking about them because they kick ass and there are two reasons why: Continue Reading
Today I want to take a quick moment and discuss the difference between quitting and giving up and why, sometimes, quitting is the absolute best thing you can do for your chances of success as an entrepreneur. Continue Reading
I know that I owe you a New Venture Mentor post and promise that one will come soon. While it’s been amazing that this (chilling with friends at a beautiful private beach) has been my life for the last ~2 weeks… Continue Reading