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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.
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 274 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 244 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 458 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 364 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 296 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 272 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 384 Shares
Entrepreneurs sometimes hear the advice that you should not compete on price alone. But in the end, pricing your product or service is important. So here are some tips to get you to the price you should be asking for what you do.Jul 8, 2015 690 Shares
Big salaries aren't the only way to attract top talent. Plenty of companies have other perks too to attract the people they need and retain them for the long haul. From opportunities to work abroad to training opportunities and even company wide BBQ, there are many ways to lure the employees you want.Jul 2, 2015 587 Shares
Entrepreneurs work hard and wear many hats. But sometimes the demands of a growing business become too much for one person to handle. Fortunately, there are options to delegate some of that work -- the stuff you don't really have to do yourself -- so you can focus on what's really important.Jun 15, 2015 611 Shares
What does it take to serve on your board of directors? Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council community answer the question: “What should I consider offering executives to join the board of advisors at my company?”Jun 12, 2015 508 Shares