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Divorce and Business: 4 Key Questions

According to a study conducted in 2011, 90% of small businesses in the US are considered family owned and in a separate study, researchers estimate that 50% of marriages end in divorce, with both these figures in mind, it is important to ask the question, what will happen to the family business in the event of a divorce?

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Our Digital Lives Create Barriers

[586 words | 2 minute read] I keep hearing that digital communication has made us more connected but I don’t completely agree.  Instead, I think digital has made us feel like we’re more connected and always available, but it is actually a self-imposed digital exile.  For example, by reading my Facebook news feed, I get [...]

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16 Habits to Make You Uber-Productive

What’s the one top habit that makes you most productive? This was the question StartupNation asked of 16 successful entrepreneurs. The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship [...]

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5 Tips For Living the Double Life: Employee and Entrepreneur

[525 words | 2 minute read] You might love working as an employee, but is your position stable? It’s almost impossible to have guaranteed stability in the workplace, which is why I always suggest finding another form of career insurance –– aka your “side hustle.” This is a gig that you dedicate time to away from work, [...]

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4 Questions You Must Answer Pre-Launch

You miss a lot of the shots you take if you’re aiming at the wrong target. When I’m working with startups on when to launch, I always stress the importance of careful aim. Launching without doing thorough market research is like taking a shot in the dark. Many startups ultimately fail because they don’t know [...]

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