Entrepreneurs

How To Maintain a Relationship With Your Customers by Learning What They Need

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Is it possible to be so focused on your business that you lose sight of the very people you are trying to win over – your customers? I believe it happens more often than we think. As an entrepreneur, there have been times when I’ve caught myself …

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4 Conversational Habits Every Entrepreneur Should Learn

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I’ve seen it a hundred times. In coffee shops, by the water cooler and in networking events everywhere. An eager young entrepreneur attempts to impress a potential client with a lengthy monologue about their exotic experience. “I just can’t say enough good things about Bali,” they say, flipping …

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Why Elevator Pitches Are a Thing of the Past (and What to Do Instead)

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Classic elevator pitches are built on principles of brevity and simplification. They worked well when the digital economy had yet to become saturated with one-liners from thousands of new business owners daily. Now, however, they’re not enough. Hyper-generalized statements about what you do are not as effective …

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How Success Happened for Kaylin Marcotte, Founder and CEO of JIGGY Puzzles

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When Kaylin Marcotte set out to modernize the humble jigsaw puzzle, she had no idea what the journey would have in store. She launched Jiggy in November 2019 and has been at the forefront of the renewed puzzle boom, turning her unique mission-driven spin into a multi-million …

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4 Ways to Drive Internal Innovation and Unleash Employees\’ Entrepreneurial Side

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Innovation is the key to a successful business, but it shouldn’t be the responsibility of a specific individual or group. Every team member has the potential to become an entrepreneur, after all, and it’s up to their employers to fuel this ambition. The payoff of this startup …

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As Privacy Concerns Increase, Look Deeper Than Data for Innovation Opportunities

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Data isn’t just for the tech giants. Chances are your business relies on data, too. However, the ways in which you can collect and utilize that data will soon change. Although regulations here in the U.S. have not advanced as quickly as Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation …

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What Do Piloting a Plane and Running a Business Have in Common?

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The concept of flight has always fascinated me. Growing up, I was mesmerized by the way in which planes defy odds — soaring into the sky and traversing hundreds of miles despite the elements. One of man’s most resilient inventions, in my opinion at least.   As a kid, I didn’t have the opportunity to fly all too often. Fast forward many years and several certifications later, …

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10 New Year\’s Resolutions Entrepreneurs Should Make Every Year

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As we rapidly approach the New Year, it’s the time to start thinking about those resolutions that we’ll work on in 2016. The problem with resolutions is that they often fail because we’ll never reach these unreasonable and unrealistic goals. We\’re entrepreneurs, we always try and conquer the unconquerable! shutterstock …

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