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by Stella Fayman on June 17, 2013
Whether you operate a restaurant or accounting business, it is important to keep your employees happy. If your employees are happy, they are much more likely to be productive and stay with the company longer. That is why it is so important to create a fun and productive work environment for your employees. Here are five tips on how to create a fun and productive work atmosphere.
by Mel on June 10, 2013
As entrepreneurs, we wear many hats. We start a business at whatever we’re good at, out to live lives doing what we love. If only that’s all it took to run a successful business! Not only are you the talent…
by Stella Fayman on June 6, 2013
What are your people hiding from you? That’s a question we don’t ask ourselves enough. If you seek the true answer to that question in your company it will reveal a lot more about the culture you’ve created than any happy hours, processes, or perks you offer.
by Stella Fayman on June 3, 2013
A new arrival to Chicago does just that: Lyft. I was introduced to Lyft by a friend from SF, he mentioned the service was launching in Chicago and looking for early adopters. The app lets you request a driver from wherever you are in the city.
by Don on May 27, 2013
Today’s most memorable and inspirational entrepreneurs are women. The women on this list boast resumes to rival any businessman or woman. Each possesses different leadership styles, but all have achieved success in the hospitality and travel industry. One common thread among them…
by Stella Fayman on May 23, 2013
I’m thoroughly convinced that coworking can help boost business. The open collaboration that’s often shared at these spots are super helpful and can lead to making connections, getting referrals, and getting extra sales/clients. All you need is a good personality and a few bucks, and the serendipity can happen with relative ease.
by Stella Fayman on May 20, 2013
Starting a business can be an extremely challenging process. There are so many different things a business needs that it could seem overwhelming. Fortunately, there are really two things a business needs to have potential in today’s world: A good…
by Mel on May 6, 2013
Last year I was feeling stagnant. I had ideas I was working on to expand my business, but wasn’t 100% sure how to spark to the growth I craved. As someone who thrives on the known and feels daunted by the unknown, I felt blocked for sure.
One thing I definitely believe in is that when you put energy/effort in a direction, things will happen. Period. Thing was, I had been putting energy/effort into my company for a while, but I’d been doing it all on my own. The solopreneur syndrome where you don’t trust anyone to do anything as well as you, so you never ask anyone for any help, ever. You never release control of any part of your business thinking that’s the best approach, when in actuality, it’s the exact reason your growth has stopped. Sound familiar?
by Stella Fayman on May 2, 2013
Do you love entrepreneurship? Do you dream of starting companies and relish listening to stories of others’ successes? Are you looking to learn from thought leaders in the entrepreneurship education space? Do you want to make a big impact and…