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Mallory Van Waarde is the co-founder of Magnifyre, a boutique digital marketing agency helping organizations committed to social good thrive in the digital space.
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Words of Wisdom from America’s Top Entrepreneurs
This year promises to be full of difficult challenges and unique opportunities for small business owners nationwide. That makes right now an ideal time to seek inspiration and advice from the leaders who have proven their ability to overcome obstacles and achieve success despite difficult times.
This unique slideshow brings together key quotes that encapsulate the wisdom and advice of 15 remarkable American entrepreneurs. From Marc Andreessen to Sam Walton, each one of these titans found ways to change the world with their vision, hard work, and perseverance.
As a business owner, you probably have multiple small fires to put out before you’ve even had your coffee–not to mention your inbox. But you can’t let that stop you from tracking the progress of your original business vision.
When everything is going especially well for a business, it’s easy for women entrepreneurs to go with the flow and ride out the wave of current success –- sticking to a daily routine of meetings, travel for conferences, and a to-do list that never seems to end. However, this routine can make it difficult to stop and examine your business because more often than not, stopping is considered falling off the track.
But when entrepreneurs make the active choice to take a moment right now and give their business their undivided attention; it can really help grow the company.
When income inequality incentivizes salespeople to sell harder, it can be a good thing. Inequality caused by gender bias, however, is a whole other story.
Because you are busy running a business, there’s not enough time in the day to accomplish everything you would like. But thinking about what you would like to do will help you move toward business tasks that should be taking up your time (if not a day, at least a few hours).
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Open office plans have become all the rage in many companies today, especially in the high tech industry. Google, Yahoo, eBay, and Facebook are all strong adherents of open office plans. In fact, 3,000 Facebook engineers work in an open office environment designed by famous architect Frank Gehry.
According to the International Facility Management Association, about 70 percent of businesses in the United States now feature some component of open office design.