Thinking like an entrepreneur in a time of crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has left us all with a heap of uncertainty. Endless cancellations and postponements, from school classes, sports games and proms, to graduations and internships, have created a new world view where our hours, days and weeks look very little like they used to. What's more, it's difficult to plan anything when you don't know what tomorrow will bring. [Read full article on Wharton]

50 ways companies are giving back during the Coronavirus pandemic

Most people's lives have been completely upended by the Corona Virus or COVID-19 sweeping the world. That said, today I'm highlighting 50 helpers. When the pressure is on, and governments are overloaded, it is up to businesses large and small to do things that will better their employees, customers and the community at large, until this difficult time passes.  ​[Read full article on Forbes] 

How to protect your small business in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak

​With stock markets plunging and coronavirus cases surging, owners of small- and medium-sized businesses are scrambling to figure out how to deal with the disruption to their operation.  ​[Read full article on CNBC]

How your small business website can get you sued

Over the last three to four years, there has been an "explosion" of lawsuits and claims by disabled people, asserting that businesses' websites (and, increasingly, their mobile apps) were not accessible to them because they were not up to code with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, according to Charles Marion, a lawyer with Blank Rome LLP in Philadelphia. ​[Read full article on The Philadelphia Inquirer] 

Top 3 obstacles entrepreneurial women must overcome

It's worth noting that while startup life is obviously never easy, tackling it head-on as a female entrepreneur presents its own unique set of challenges. Thankfully, we are at the cusp of a shift, and these obstacles should soon be a thing of the past. But until then, here are three hurdles worth looking out for, and how to leap over them.  ​[Read full article on Entrepreneur]

Which type of crowdfunding is best for your small business?

So you could use a little cash injection for your small business, but you're not sure you can get a traditional small business loan. Short of winning the lottery (or draining your personal savings), what options do you have for funding? Crowdfunding may be for you. ​[Read full article on Entrepreneur]

The best funding resources for disabled entrepreneurs

 Here are a few potential resources to help ensure your disability is no longer and impediment to achieving your entrepreneurial goals. [Read full article on Entrepreneur]

15 Inspiring Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2020

Now more than ever, entrepreneurship seems to be the métier of the future. Self-help aisles in bookstores across the world are filled with titles which promise to unlock your potential as a successful entrepreneur. Podcasts and videos on the subject generate millions of listeners and views every day. It seems that people are searching for the secret formula, the recipe for startup success. This article spotlights 15 entrepreneurs to keep an eye out for, and draw inspiration from, in 2020. [Read ...

The Top 5 Leadership Qualities a First-Time Founder Should Practice

Some people are born #leaders. Guiding, inspiring and helping other people succeed is their forte without even lifting a pinky finger. They have a natural personality, intuition, and general gusto for it. For others, being a #leader is a land far less explored, and their personality isn't naturally matched for the #job. However, not being a natural leader doesn't mean you can't be a leader. #Goodleaders—#CEOs, #managers, #founders, etc—have a set of #skills and #qualities just like any other #jo...

15 Proven Ways to Improve Your Business Negotiation Skills

#Entrepreneurs are constantly making deals, so learning how to #negotiate becomes an #essentialskill to master. But when you're at the bargaining table, it sometimes can be difficult to strike the right balance and arrive at a healthy #compromise with a #client or #partner.To learn how to become a #successfulnegotiator, Young Entrepreneur Council asked a group of #entrepreneur to weigh in on the following question: What type of #negotiationstrategy do you prefer using? Why is it effective?[Read ...

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