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    15 Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Online

    shutterstock_364892567 I have a very small digital footprint. What is one step I can take to proactively build my brand online?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship …

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    When You Run Out of Options Begin Anew

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    On occasion we seek a definitive answer to a situation that appears to be almost hopeless. The required decision has the appearance of needing to take a multiple choice test but it lacks a clear winning choice. In terms of building business, many select the last answer ~ to give up.

    For numerous reasons, anxiety …

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    Why A Long-Term Vision Is Important to Achieving Success

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    Setbacks sometimes feel as if they are an every day occurrence. It is how you handle these that will help you to proceed with what is truly desired. The cause may be as simple as every day tasks have you second guessing your routine. Adding to the problem is when those, from whom support is …

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    4 Content Marketing Tips to Help Your Personal Brand

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    Content marketing—in the form of sharing useful content such as blogs or videos with web viewers who relate to your brand—can be one of the most successful digital marketing methods for your personal brand, but only with a solid strategy in place. According to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2015 B2C Content Marketing Report, 47 percent …

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    14 Ways to Develop Confidence at Work for Better Personal Branding

    shutterstock_214124413 What are some resources for developing confidence at work (for me, or for my employees) for situations where you need to present, lead or even criticize?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently …

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    How to Navigate the Sale with Ease

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    Your best sales guide is your very own set of values, priorities and unique way of conducting business. These transform into your business development plan. Remaining true to your plan will allow for your personal brand to shine brightly.

    Treat negotiation as a friendly conversation with the purpose of seeking to find a happy ending …

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    14 Ways to Handle Negative Press About Your Brand

    shutterstock_268681295 How do you deal with negative press as a business owner?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow …

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    4 Ways to Use Mapping Software to Grow Your Business

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    So you’ve finally reached the point where you’re ready to expand your business. You have a lot to consider and plan for before you make the jump. You’ll need to identify relevant markets, choose your ideal demographic, research locations where you could potentially operate, and check on competition in the area. It’s entirely possible to …

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    10 Ways to Secure More Sales

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    10 Ways to Secure More Sales

    Entrepreneurs who are unfamiliar with sales struggle with remaining in business. And some professional salespeople who solely focus on the sale itself, to meet their numbers, also face a difficult road ahead.

    Sales are based upon the client seeing you as believable and they trust that you will deliver …

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    3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail as Managers

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    Let’s face it, most entrepreneurs are inept managers.  For the majority of small business owners (especially those who have spent little to no time in a formal corporate environment), management is a paramount challenge that prevents them from achieving company growth.   

    In many instances, consistently poor employee management leads to the eventual demise of the …

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