Q&A: How Do Successful People Use Their Free Time?

What free time?…Just kidding, kind of. Successful people are often extremely busy, whether it be with work, family, or continued education. Sometimes just finding free time in the day is difficult. Successful people often have schedule for every hour of the day, so “free time” isn’t really a concept that exists for them. However, that’s not to say there isn’t …

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Entrepreneur’s Nightmare Before Christmas: Balancing Work and Play During the Holiday Season

While everyone is taking a well-earned break, you know that you can’t really stop working. After all, there are clients to please and bills to pay. So, what’s a busy entrepreneur to do? The holiday season is a notoriously difficult time to get work done. With most people taking a week or two for rest and relaxation, now’s not usually …

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Q&A: As an Entrepreneur, How Much Should I Delegate to Other People?

There’s no way you can inspire confidence if you aren’t in the trenches with your team. Don’t get me wrong, delegation isn’t a bad thing. In fact, effectively delegating certain tasks to your team is something every successful entrepreneur has to learn once they bring more people on board. However, a true entrepreneur should never delegate “everything” to other people. …

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Choose Positivity

Negativity can come from all corners of our lives—even from the people and things that we believe will bring happiness. We want financial security, so we get a job. We want people to talk to and hang out with, so we make friends. We want to feel good about our situation in life, so we buy the things we think …

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How to Be a Model Mentee

So, you’ve found a mentor who meshes with your personal philosophy and ambitions. Great! Now, the hard part: making the most of your mentor meetings. If you’ve never met with your mentor before, that first meeting can be daunting. “How does this work? What do I say?” Although each mentor/mentee relationship is different, there are a few unspoken rules that …

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Krispy Kreme Shuts Down Young Entrepreneur: What Other Companies Can Learn from the Initial Response

Turns out, people are willing to pay a lot of money for their favorite brand of donut. College student Jayson Gonzalez came to this realization while away coaching for a youth soccer tournament. While out of town, he asked friends on Facebook if they wanted him to bring back anything from the Krispy Kreme store, and he was astonished by …

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“Started from the Bottom, Now We’re Here”: Lessons from Musicians-Turned-Entrepreneurs

Have you ever wondered why so many musicians aren’t satisfied to stop at just making music? Everything from clothing and sneaker lines to indie record companies and restaurants, musicians are taking control of their brand and branching out beyond just making music. And the things, many of them have been wildly successful at it. Keen business minds are in no …

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