How much funding does one need to start a business is a common question that startup entrepreneurs struggle with. LAUNCH! provides you with a way to find out what that magic number is so that you don’t under-estimate and run out of cash. The method is taught in business schools and used by seasoned entrepreneurs.
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?
Welcome to the first podcast episode of LAUNCH! Learn how much bad bosses really cost the economy. Learn what is the number 1 reason why people leave their companies and where Americans are going after they leave their jobs. And get the latest stats on the new type of economy that is trending and how you can jump on board.
By taking a step back and “standing down” my team’s StandUp meeting, I was able to re-assess it, and then build on the traditional Agile Methodology to make it a more effective tool for my team. As a result, I turned around my team’s perception of the concept and improved their performance. If your StandUps are bland or dreaded, try incorporating this new approach to your StandUp and invite feedback from your team to see if they like it. It can bond teams and improve their performance if you dare to innovate.