As an entrepreneur not only do you have to understand your customer, your industry, and how you can competitively fit into the picture, but you also must understand investors and what they are looking for.
In this episode, investor and venture fund manager, Marcia Dawood, shares valuable insights about being on the other side of the table from the entrepreneurs. Learn about capital investing in entrepreneurs, what it’s like being an investor, what VCs and angels are looking for in a business, what are some of the current issues and challenges in the investor world, and how the landscape is opening up for women.
Many people are in love with the idea of entrepreneurship, but the reality can be quite different. Our interview with entrepreneur Kyle Herron brings to light what’s critical to have in an entrepreneurial journey that will help make or break you.
Nutrition and fitness is a growing topic among the Millennials. Products that contribute to their diets and exercise habits serve as a medium to communicate who they are to the world. So what do Millennials look for and how can businesses meet those expectations?
Companies are alarmed to find out that their online advertising strategies and $219 billion annual media marketing spend (U.S.) are mostly ineffective at converting consumers. So let’s get into how you can best put your marketing budget to good use and create an effective advertising campaign on social media.
Jenny Leung, the founder of Bellanove, shares with us her journey from starting in the corporate world to attending a few pivotal entrepreneur programs that changed her life. She is now the successful owner of her own business with a social responsibility objective as so many millennials are doing today. In this episode, we open up about battling gender issues when trying to break out as a woman entrepreneur, why we should dismiss our preconceived notions when we travel to new places, how growing up in an immigrant family can be influential, and the risks it takes to launch.
Baby Boomers, GenXers, and Millennials, the current workforce generations, each have values and cultures unique to themselves that plays a dynamic in the workplace. However, there are several strategies for finding synergies in those differences in order to work more cohesively and reduce turnover.
Two LA journalists explore social issues, even those that we get uncomfortable talking about. It is up to leaders to break down these social barriers and address these topics, rather than ignore them. So let’s get comfortable with getting uncomfortable as we listen to our guests and gain insights into how to be a leader in the hard to lead areas of life.
So, you want to put yourself out there. The best way to market yourself is to be good at what you do and find the right distribution channel to showcase it. The most important thing I can say is bragging about yourself will do more harm than good for your career. So, don’t aim to brag and impress. Aim to educate and be memorable. It’s better to be the best version of yourself, then the second version of somebody else.
There are a several of key factors that you should consider when picking a career path. Which suites your talents and personality better? Operations or sales? How about a large corporation versus a small startup? Learn which one makes you tick. And lastly, have you contemplated whether you would do better working for a public or private company, and why does it matter?