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3 Key Mindsets You Need To Start Your Entrepreneurship Journey

Entrepreneurship has become the new “trend” today and that’s not such a bad thing. You see becoming the owner of a brand or business shows very creative and out-of-the-box thinking skills, especially in the social media generation. Social media apps like Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube

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Knowing When It’s Time To Quit A Business Venture

I was asked to write about this but, honestly, I’m probably the worst person to ask this question to. Personally, I don’t know when to quit. I just keep pushing and pushing. As I’ve gotten wiser, I’d like to think I’ve learned a bit about

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Is Out-Sourcing Development Good For Your Business?

The quagmire of nearly every entrepreneur is how much of their business to share with not only employees, but also with consultants or out-sourcing companies. The reality is the patent will not go unchallenged indefinitely. The balance between guarding the secrets well and not stifling growth

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12 Ways to Improve Business Community

Online business communities must constantly adapt to changes in client preferences. Companies develop solutions to enable better decision making processes along the way. It may seem intrusive, at best, but data insights are important for companies that really care about process management. Otherwise, it would

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4 Best Books For Struggling Entrepreneurs

Every entrepreneur has had struggles and challenges he or she had to face. Naturally, we are more susceptible to failures, financial burden, heartbreak, and more. The life of an entrepreneur isn’t easy, by any means. All of the hard work, misery, doubt, and setbacks eventually

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3 Common Reasons Startups Fail & How To Fix Them

Evolution Accelerator, an entrepreneurship program based in Sacramento, helps entrepreneurs avoid the common mistakes that cause most startups to fail. The Evolution team has seen hundreds of new startups at every stage of development, all the way from idea to investment. Here is a list

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6 Critical Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

The path of entrepreneurship is one abundant with adversity and requires a resilient character to overcome the setbacks. Mistakes in entrepreneurship can be financially damaging, discourage enthusiasm, and impede progress, all of which can be detrimental to the overall success of the entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship is

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How To Be A Successful Leader Part 3: Be The Core Power

So you’re still running that team, kudos. Question, have you been doing some self-examination lately? Looking at the man (or woman) in the mirror? No? Well, you better do as Ice Cube said back in the day: “you better check yo’ self before you wreck

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How To Be A Successful Leader Part 2: Managing Your Squad

So you’ve got your squad together. You have all these wonderful personalities, knowledge, and skills nestled into one unit. Your squad, the squad. Give yourself a pat on the back, perhaps even a self-hug, because you’ve just entered into a new territory, new plush grounds that were constructed for

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4 Simple Ways to Plan Your 2020 Business Goals

As we close out the final chapter of 2019, now is the perfect time to build your strategic plan for 2020. The next several weeks present an excellent opportunity to take stock of what has gone well this past year and what your goals should

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How To Deal With A Tough Boss

You perform a great job, display great skills and dedicate yourself to your job and workplace. Yet, somehow, it is never enough to satisfy your boss. Working with a difficult boss is draining. It can make your work life a living hell. Ideally, we would

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3 Tips for Conducting a Year-End Business Review

2020 is around the corner, and while most entrepreneurs are eager to plan for the future, many miss an important opportunity: conducting an end of year review for their business. Admittedly, it’s less fun to review the past, but by putting your last year under the

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How To Get Over The Fear Of Starting A Business

Short answer, get over it! You’re doing something that millions of others have done before you—sometimes multiple times with multiple failures before hitting that winning shot, which still took a full 48 minute game, with the season on the line. Their teammates had checked out

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5 Best Cities To Start Up Your Business

We are now living in a society of highly advanced technology. With the resources we have, starting a business is simple for anyone willing to put in the hard work. Because our technological generation makes it easy to connect with everyone across the world, we

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What Is Time Poverty And How It’s Beating You

Time poverty may refer to an idea of having little time for matters of importance, despite high levels of income. It may also mean there are fewer options to do anything, depending upon demographics and socioeconomic factors linked to poverty. Wealthier people are able to

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The 5 Stages Of The Entrepreneurial Journey

Understanding where you are on your entrepreneurial journey can help you grow your business faster, and more sustainably. In working with thousands of owners through Cultivate Advisors, a small business advising firm, we’ve recognized common patterns every entrepreneur encounters on their journey from 0-$10M. We’ve

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Is Entrepreneurship the Best Way to Escape Poverty?

Becoming an entrepreneur is the idealistic endeavor of the great American dream. With the rush of our capitalistic society and the never ending grind of the 9-5 work life, starting your own business may seem like a leap worth taking. But will becoming an entrepreneur