A key part of starting your own business is finding funding. As a startup entrepreneur, you must create a convincing argument that will persuade venture capitalists, business owners, potential clients, or other investors to help make your dream a reality. Before you schedule a meeting with an angel investor, here are a few tips to help you craft the perfect pitch and deliver a winning pitch to venture capitalists.
Asignificant challenge for any leader is prioritizing the work in process to ensure their team aren’t overwhelmed. Further, if an individual or a single team is pulling in too many directions at once, they’re likely to go nowhere fast. One of the key leadership skills most employees are striving for is the capacity to prioritize work effectively. How does one stay focused on the big picture when you’re being pulled in myriad directions? Here are five ways effective leaders tackle priority overload without a hitch!
Think about the best boss you’ve ever had. Maybe you’re fortunate, and we’re talking about the person you call your boss today. Maybe it’s someone you recall fondly from years ago. Leadership comes in many shapes and sizes, its qualities are subtle. Here are five signs that show you’re not only a leader, but a remarkably good leader.
If your job sucks, and there’s nothing you can do about it, you may be tempted to look for another one. What can you do if you’re not ready to make your shift, but the day-to-day grind is driving you up the wall? Here are five hilarious cartoons from Every Vowel for avoiding another nasty job.
Numerous startups already fail with their business idea in the first few years. After more than five years, only one in ten is still in the race. There are many reasons why startups fail. Usually it is not just one factor that prevents success, but a combination of several reasons. The five most common reasons for startups failures are presented in this article.
Sometimes drama pops up more than you would like. It might be because your longtime friend is mad at you again or your coworker is causing some trouble. Either way, it might be time to figure out how to let go out of the drama, because there’s no reason you should have to deal with the constant stress of trying to diffuse a difficult situation or argument. Here are some tips to avoid drama in your life that may help you begin a fresh slate you’ve been looking for and hopefully, guide you to a more positive life and get the most out of it.
Charisma calls people to action, so real change in the world occurs. A charismatic leader manages to compel people simply by possessing a myriad of personality traits that naturally entice a large crowd. Actually, there are many factors and key components to becoming a charismatic leader and—though it takes time to achieve—there are things you can do right now to begin developing charisma.
In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information. In life, there are times when you need to be mentally sharp, to make good decisions fast. In those times you need to be mentally strong. Today I’m going to share my go-to habits that will keep you mentally strong — I mean literally unbreakable and unstoppable!
What came first, the lifestyle or the career? It’s an age-old question, and some people answer it by becoming a lifestyle entrepreneur. If your goal in creating a business is to do something that you love and are passionate about, you might be able to consider yourself a lifestyle entrepreneur. This article goes into more detail about what this type of entrepreneur is and five tips you can follow to get started as a lifestyle entrepreneur.
Nelson Mandela has left us a legacy of forgiveness, reconciliation and his pledge for freedom for everybody, no matter their race or color. He will always be an inspiration to the world. In the long and cruel battle to achieve this, Nelson Mandela has taught us some invaluable life and leadership lessons.