Small family-run businesses can offer a really unique, sometimes ages-old product or service to their communities. They can also fall victim to familial squabbles and other forms of interference. That's why it may be necessary for these small businesses to go outside the family to find someone to keep things running smoothly.
The Young Entrepreneur Council
The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. The YEC provides entrepreneurs with access to tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of their business’s development and growth. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.
YEC members are the young media personalities, thought leaders, and founders behind some of the world’s most successful companies and nonprofits, including LivingSocial, iContact, Grasshopper, Startup Weekend, Threadless, Reddit, Justin.tv, Behance, Modcloth, 2tor, and College Hunks Hauling Junk.
Where can small businesses go for B2C customers? The Young Entrepreneur Council suggests some places you may not have thought of right away.Jan 21, 2016 327 Shares
Are one-on-one meetings within your company becoming an unrealistic goal? Check out these alternatives to holding one-on-ones while still keeping in touch with your growing company on an individual basis.Dec 29, 2015 371 Shares
If your small business is thinking of hiring some part-time accounting help, it's best to put potential hires through the wringer to find the person who'll perform best in that role for you.Dec 21, 2015 401 Shares
The Holidays are fast approaching. But for many service businesses, figuring out how to turn the holidays to their advantage is tricky. Here are some tips that may not have occurred to you.Nov 19, 2015 664 Shares
Company quarters getting a little cramped? If your small business isn't as small as it once was and needs new digs, the Young Entrepreneur Council has some tips on moving into a bigger office space.Nov 15, 2015 554 Shares
You've got big news ... like, REALLY big news. It could be good or bad. What's the best way to deliver that news? Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council answer that question.Oct 14, 2015 696 Shares
If you have a partner or a vendor with whom you're working -- or at least supposed to be working -- there are key signs that maybe you shouldn't be so willing to trust them now or in the future.Oct 8, 2015 511 Shares
The best ideas on how to grow or expand your small business may likely come from within. Here are 18 tips from the Young Entrepreneur Council on how to promote a spirit of innovation within your company.Sep 14, 2015 651 Shares
Members of The Young Entrepreneur Council offer their insights on what factors should determine when an employee is worthy of a pay raise.Sep 10, 2015 448 Shares
Selling your business could be a big step for your future. Whatever the reason for the sale, here are 11 important things to consider prior to signing the deal with your buyer.Aug 6, 2015 373 Shares
Small business teams are becoming more spread out as the amount of remote workers is on the rise. You may want to consider a company retreat to serve as a bonding experience for your team. Here are ways you can pull that off without breaking the bank.Aug 5, 2015 398 Shares