Acceler8Success Cafe Tuesday 1.12.21

Hustling Entrepreneur Strives to Build an Empire Following the Footsteps of His Family

Michael Russo is the ultimate embodiment of a “hustler.” Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, Michael was intrigued at how his father, both grandfathers, and uncles could make a living at their own pace. He aimed to achieve the same flexibility and have time in his hands. But unlike those before him in his family, Michael wanted to be the “new age entrepreneur,” tackling several industries simultaneously with tenacity and passion.

Michael saw the importance of hard work at an early age. Having seen his family strive in small businesses such as construction, automotive repair, and real estate, he wanted to explore the world of entrepreneurship with a bigger picture in mind. As a first-generation college student, Michael wanted to build a legacy that would honor the great men in his family. Read more.

Learn How to Start a Successful Side Hustle From This Business Executive, Investor, and Entrepreneur

In a year in which many businesses were forced to close temporarily and government assistance to small businesses was far from satisfactory, 2020 was a year to test ingenuity. For some, that means turning to a side hustle. There is no shortage of ways that people make extra money on the side, so if you have a skill-set, there’s a good chance you can turn it into more cash. Read more.

How To Hustle Your Way To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

If you’re working in corporate America, chances are you don’t love your job.

Gallup reports that only 29% of millennials are engaged at work, while the vast majority of workers are disconnected emotionally and behaviorally from their jobs. While 43% of millennials who leave their corporate jobs say it’s because they weren’t following their passion, 42% say the corporate lifestyle wasn’t for them, and 33% say they felt too restricted.

As one former corporate employee puts it, “I was compromising my life and compromising my purpose to achieve success. I was making all this money, but I had no time to spend it, no time to take care of myself, and no time to spend with my friends and family.” Read more.

Trends for Mexican Entrepreneurs to Maintain Digital Momentum in 2021

2020 will be framed as a “unique” year in history. While the year that just ended presented us with significant challenges in almost every aspect of our lives, it also tested our capacities and resilience in the face of adversity. For many, this year gave us the motivation to take the next step in our business.

During 2020, small business owners and entrepreneurs across Mexico were forced into a digital acceleration as more consumers began to use digital channels to make their purchases and stay connected to the outside world. These tough times created a window for businesses of all sizes to consider entering the digital world to reap its benefits in a new and somewhat uncertain economy. Read more.

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to be Savvy in Digital Marketing in Order to Survive

Entrepreneurship has evolved. There used to be a time where you could open up a local business in town and turn a hefty profit with hard work, dedication, and financial management skills.

Today, your blood, sweat, and tears are not enough to keep your business afloat. You need to get familiar with the concepts of digital marketing if you want to survive. This holds true for all businesses across every industry. Read more.

What are Some Technological Challenges Entrepreneurs Face During Marketing?

It is no hidden fact that technology has significantly impacted every aspect of the business world. To be more precise, you may say technology disrupts every facet of the business realm; thus, consumers are getting distracted by digital media. The more intricately consumers get connected, the more problems it creates for entrepreneurs to entice them to become loyal to their products and services.

Most marketers and entrepreneurs were unprepared for this kind of technological onslaught; therefore, they are still struggling to reorganize their ventures to match up with the pace of technological advancement. There is no doubt that technology has become a driving factor in pushing your business forward. Still, at the same time, it is becoming highly competitive due to increasing interconnectedness, says Eric Dalius. Read more.

A Message from Acceler8Success Founder, Paul Segreto

Think different. Accelerate success by thinking so far outside the box that your ideas stand alone within a spotlight that causes people to question possibilities as if the idea, outlandish as it may appear could truly make such a significant positive impact that it would literally ‘force’ them to consider a whole new realm of possibilities. Are you open to possibilities, but don’t know where to start? Take a few minutes to watch this Apple video.