Category: Entrepreneurship

  • How to Improve Employee Performance

    How to Improve Employee Performance

    Good employee performance is critical to the success of any business. The ability to motivate and manage employees in a way that maximizes their potential can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are five tips for improving your company’s productivity by improving the quality of its workforce: 1) Identify high-performers, low-performers, and […]

  • Why China Is Next Stop For Middle East Entrepreneurs – Analysis

    By Keith J. Fernandez Mohamed Ali Al-Madfai is all steamed up about a new market opportunity. The Emirati entrepreneur hopes his line of specialty roasted coffees could soon be perking up Chinese customers. “Chinese people seem to have similar coffee preferences when compared to ours and we want to elevate and enrich their coffee experience,” […]

  • Chrissy Houlahan ’89: Engineer, veteran, entrepreneur, teacher, congresswoman

    Image: Courtesy of the Office of U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan; Photo Illustration: Evan Peng / The Stanford Daily This article is part of a series of profiles of Stanford alumni in politics. Click here to read the rest of the stories. “I met my husband our first week at Stanford,” said Chrissy Houlahan ’89, the […]

  • How to Win Out in Saturated Markets Every Time

    There’s always an alternative way to help gain more business. December 8, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When we stumble upon a new solution or come up with an entrepreneurial idea that grips us, chances are that product will have some competition. It’s just the name of the […]

  • Pandemic hampers young entrepreneurs’ chance to pitch

    When Felix Böck manned a booth at one of his first green tech exhibitions, he feared it would be a waste of time. Nearby displays showcased carbon sequestration or AI-powered climate solutions, while his company ChopValue — which makes furniture, shelving and cheese boards from recycled chopsticks — was promoting sustainable decor. Yet being present […]

  • Blackwell: From Sailor To Entrepreneur

    This story originally aired on Dec. 7, 2020. In part two of our look back at the NAS Pensacola terrorist attack one year ago, one of the sailors wounded in the shooting is beginning a new life as a businessman. “Walking through the crime scene was like walking through the set of a movie; we […]

  • Local entrepreneur expands her business amid pandemic

    OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) – Sarah Hopkins, a local entrepreneur in Ottumwa, knew that opening her second business the Mustard Seed Co. would be a risk — and a risk she was willing to take. Committed to their new space Hopkins had a goal of bringing her second location to life during a global pandemic. She […]

  • Free Snohomish County small biz, entrepreneur resources StartUpW and Project Reinvent happy to help you regrow

      By MICHAEL WHITNEYPublished December 2, 2020Free small biz, entrepreneur resource happy to help you regrow SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Practically all small businesses have felt similar pain this year.Here you’re trying to do everything right, and then the pandemic took your clientele, your revenue — maybe your whole livelihood.Two free programs are looking to shake […]

  • Virtual Food, Ag, Ideas Week Focuses on Minority Entrepreneurs

    Despite having to go virtual with the conference kicking off Thursday, Food, Ag, Ideas Week is beefing up its agenda with special focus on minority entrepreneurs, support for small companies, and a focus on innovations within Minnesota’s largest food manufacturers. The annual conference, Dec. 3-10, is put on by Grow North, a University of Minnesota […]

  • Teenage British entrepreneur launches US consultancy

    Young entrepreneur Elliot Padfield has launched a new consulting firm to help clients make more from their marketing budgets. Precision Solutions will look to assist firms of all sizes to access tailored marketing solutions. Born in Maidstone, Kent, Elliot Padfield enjoyed what he describes as a ‘normal’ upbringing, however he launched his first business – […]