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Entrepreneurs share about Working with Virtual Assistants

Entrepreneurs share about Working with Virtual Assistants

For most of my entrepreneurial career, I've done close to everything myself since I know that if I want something to be done right, I have to do it myself. With growth, however, that became an exceedingly lofty task and required me to hire a virtual assistant to...

Entrepreneurs share about 4 day workweeks

Entrepreneurs share about 4 day workweeks

Personally, I really like this idea and I think companies won’t necessarily lose productivity this way. When employees have more time to rest and rewind, their motivation increases and they are likely to finish more work during those 4 days. Also, achieving work-life...

Entrepreneurs share how the pandemic has changed their industry

Entrepreneurs share how the pandemic has changed their industry

The pandemic changed our industry in two ways. First, while we are undergoing some Zoom fatigue the pandemic made remote working normalized for the first time ever. Prior to that most organizations were not ready to work remotely and neither did they have the tools or...

Entrepreneurs Share About Being an Entrepreneur and an Employee

Entrepreneurs Share About Being an Entrepreneur and an Employee

This is definitely possible! I am the co-founder of PlaybookUX but operate every day alongside my other employees contributing to the same tasks as they are. We’ve built up a solid base of trust and can work alongside each other comfortably as employees tackling one...

Entrepreneurs share taking care of an aging parent

Entrepreneurs share taking care of an aging parent

Being an entrepreneur and running several businesses is challenging, even more so in Covid times, when you have teams working remotely and also in the office - so you need to carefully manage your time. My mother lives in Spain, and I have recently relocated to...

Entrepreneurs share their Best and Worst decisions

Entrepreneurs share their Best and Worst decisions

Single best decision: Offer a free version of our product and make it better than any of our competitor's paid products. This has really made using Lovecast such a no-brainer choice for our users, and is the key factor to get us the 6000+ hosted weddings and raving...

Entrepreneurs share how Gen Z is changing business

Entrepreneurs share how Gen Z is changing business

I’ve been examining Gen Z in the context of the startup world because the focus of Sēd Communications is ensuring the success of startups. Gen Z is their future. The lines are blurred between the term's startup, side hustle, and small business for Gen Z and the old...

Entrepreneurs share about product market fit

In the not-too-recent past most manufacturers and distributors were emailing and even faxing business credit applications to complete the simple task of checking credit, and then approving or denying commercial credit terms. We've disrupted an entire industry thanks...

Entrepreneurs share about growing from 10 to 50 employees

Entrepreneurs share about growing from 10 to 50 employees

Growing from 10 to 50 employees was a MAJOR change for PCS. I cannot emphasize that you must begin to view your company differently, with a more strategic view, supported by infrastructure. For instance, we started tracking time off, which we never did previously. We...

Entrepreneurs share about selling a business

Entrepreneurs share about selling a business

We started our first business in 1997 with $100 and sold it to Intuit for $20 million eight years later. From beginning to end, the process was about 6 months. Intuit approached us in March and the sale took place in November of the same year. We went back and forth...

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