August 27, 2016

The Young Entrepreneur Council

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,, Behance, Modcloth, 2tor, and College Hunks Hauling Junk.

For more information about the YEC, follow us on Twitter @YEC and Facebook.

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13 Ways You Can Make Meetings More Effective

Meetings can be a drag on any small business. That is, unless, your small business is making the most of the time together. Members of The Young Entrepreneur Council are offering some advice on holding effective meetings.

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11 Ways to Get High Quality Customer Feedback

No matter what else happens, what your customers say about you is most important. So, how are you listening to them? Here are some great ways to get some positive customer feedback about your company from your customers and their experience.

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12 Reasons Family Owned Businesses Should Consider Outside Leadership

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.


13 Employee Management Systems for Your Growing Business

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.

New data from Brother's technology adoption survey shows that the small businesses vacillate between old school and cloud technologies.

14 Tips for Finding Office Space for Your Growing Team

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.

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