I don’t know about you but I can always use an extra five minutes to complete a task or even an hour to wrap up everything I set out to complete in a day-- including this post.
How can you find time as an entrepreneur to be more productive? By design entrepreneurs have a plethora of roles to fulfill. What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast is a book I just read that has me constantly thinking about how I use my time. Specific changes to my routine haven’t become habit. However, I’m now constantly aware of how I use my time and that’s a start.
If you’re drawn to the idea of not having to report to anyone, setting your own goals and hand-picking your co-workers, you may be interested in becoming an entrepreneur. Starting your own company can be highly rewarding, but a successful business requires much more than a good idea.
It calls for thorough professional know-how, which means you’ll have to know about every aspect of starting and running a business. You’ll also have to lean on your financial literacy in order to make your business profitable.
Last week, NFTE Chicago’s E-Council hosted its Back to School, Back to Business Benefit at 1871, Chicago’s newest, biggest and most-talked-about business incubator. With over 200 entrepreneurs and business leaders present, the fun-filled night allowed attendees to interact with NFTE students and learn about ways to support NFTE’s
What are some habits that all successful bootstrappers have?
Several successful entrepreneurs responded to this very question, posed by the Young Entrepreneur Council. Each entrepreneur elaborated on how one important trait, practice, or skill has proven beneficial to both themselves and fellow bootstrappers.
"One of the biggest mistakes you can make is spending your initial cash infusions on things that don't help create more cash infusions.
By: Anjelica Garcia, Development Intern, NFTE NY Metro
What exactly is branding? According to Startup Summer participant Rohman Martin, “[Branding] is a way to get your business noticed.” In order to further analyze the nature and importance of brand identity, Startup Summer instructor Tara Bellevue projects a cluster of random logos. Among the brands represented are
Your smartphone is capable of serving more roles than ever: navigator, research tool, newspaper… even financial adviser? Absolutely: with several money management apps already available, the Treasury Department’s MyMoneyAppUp Challenge is looking to both programmers and the public at large for new, innovative ideas that can bring more financial services to our fingertips.
NFTE President & CEO Amy Rosen's update from Monte Carlo:
NFTE’s work was feted by the top leadership of Ernst & Young, last night. Zoe Damacela, a proud alum, and I had the honor of representing NFTE at the official welcoming reception. The royal family of Monaco hosted it to welcome everyone to the Ernst & Young Global Entrepreneur of the Year Competition.