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Entrepreneurs share about taking their first salary

Entrepreneurs share about taking their first salary

The first time I took salary in my company is when I incorporated Active IT Solutions back in 2010. Having a structured pay schedule was the most difficult concept to adjust to. When I was a sole proprietor, I would pay myself whenever I wanted/needed, so the shift to...

Entrepreneurs share about pivoting their company

Entrepreneurs share about pivoting their company

Jump is a talent attraction platform that helps businesses find their ideal candidates quickly and easily. Before COVID, our clients were exclusively law firms, and the jobs we offered were very white collar/professional services focused. But when COVID and lockdown...

Entrepreneurs share about hiring their first employee

Entrepreneurs share about hiring their first employee

There were rather mixed feelings in hiring my first employee, involving confidence, doubts, hope, fear, excitement and uncertainty. It’s a bit overwhelming to feel so many emotions at the same time, being excited about the first progress in expanding the team,...

Entrepreneurs share their investor horror stories

Entrepreneurs share their investor horror stories

For early-stage companies, investors that know something about the space you are entering are best. Otherwise, you will spend a lot of time ‘educating’ them and they won’t understand a lot about going to market. Be sure they will be able to either help you raise more...

Entrepreneurs share their co-founder horror stories

Entrepreneurs share their co-founder horror stories

Last year, when I first started brainstorming my business, I thought having a partner would be ideal. We could share the responsibilities and we could split the investments required to run a successful business. Less than a month after launching, I started feeling...

Entrepreneurs share why their startup failed

Entrepreneurs share why their startup failed

My failed startup was a tech business that sounded like a good idea and probably really was. I joined the idea mostly as a financial backer and business advisor. Our challenge that led to our failure was: I didn't see the need for additional financial backing until it...

Entrepreneurs share why they hate Discord

Entrepreneurs share why they hate Discord

Although Discord has a pleasing interface, it still is a bit difficult to use. I found a few options presented in such a way that can confuse the users, especially the newbies. Therefore, I think the developers need to work on its interface to make it easier and more...

12 Entrepreneurs Share Why They Hate Slack

12 Entrepreneurs Share Why They Hate Slack

I hate the way it seems impossible to get everyone in my team to use threads! People seem to, for the most part, be okay with putting information into different channels. But within the channels, I find the conversations get pretty unwieldy pretty quickly. I think...

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