Proclamation on National Entrepreneurship Month, 2020
This month, we recognize the bold spirit of America’s entrepreneurs who continue to prove that the American dream is alive and more obtainable than ever before. As we continue our great American comeback, we know that these innovative men and women will remain at the forefront of our efforts to create a brighter future for our country. Read more.
5 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Better Serve Their Potential Customers
If your startup or small business hasn’t been ocusing on customer service, the time couldn’t be better to put on a huge customer-centric push. However, you need to make sure you have the infrastructure, protocols and tools to be certain that your brand’s first impression is nothing short of powerfully awesome. Read more.
Business Unusual: 7 Unique Ventures to Consider in 2021
Do you want to be an entrepreneur? Join the crowd; in the United States alone more than 627,000 businesses launch every year. There’s something about the risk and reward that comes with entrepreneurship that remains attractive to many. Maybe it’s that we own a piece of the American dream along with our small business. Maybe it’s just that we’re finally our own boss. No matter, for many entrepreneurs, the gamble is almost always worth it, even if it requires the weight of small business lending to get started. Read more.
This Is Why Entrepreneurs Who Settle For ‘Good Enough’ Will Get Ahead
Sharon Peake, a psychologist and founder of Shape Talent, says that while a reluctance to delegate is not necessarily the preserve of entrepreneurs, when a business is ‘your baby’ with your name on the accounts, and your earnings directly impacted by the decisions you make, it is understandable that some founders don’t want to relinquish control. Read more.
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How female entrepreneurs can deal with ‘mansplaining’ investors
One of the most common questions I receive as a female entrepreneur is if I am supported more by males or females in business. Throughout my journey, I’ve been blessed to have a network of supportive women, but also equally supportive men, from my mentors, family members, to colleagues who provided valuable advice and helped me take my business to the next level. Nevertheless, as might be the case with many female entrepreneurs around the world, we are often put in situations where we have to deal with “mansplaining”. The Oxford Dictionary defines mansplaining as: “the practice of a man explaining something to a woman in a way that shows he thinks he knows and understands more than she does.” Read more.