How to beat the winter blues and get motivated again

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. We all go through times when motivation is low. As the dead of winter sets in, the mornings get darker, the days get shorter, and you accept that the winter blues have taken their place. Your motivation is positively hungry. So how do you beat … Read more

5 Tips for First Time IFA Conference Attendees

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. The 2023 IFA Convention will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas from Sunday, February 26 to Wednesday, March 1. It’s a five-day extravaganza, widely known as the biggest trade show of the year for the franchising industry. This year’s … Read more

How I Completely Transformed My Company Culture on My Own Terms

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. A few years ago, most of us leaders had certain ideas about how an office and a team should work: That is, that we as a team should be together in an office, working 8 to 12 hour + days every Monday to Friday and … Read more

The biggest problem for today’s entrepreneurs

Shiny object syndrome is the phenomenon of being distracted by new and exciting opportunities. For entrepreneurs, this can mean new business ideas or products or services that are not part of their current business plan. They have an urge to try this new thing that someone seems to be doing successfully. Realizing that you’re dealing … Read more

How to unlock the power of critical thinking

The views expressed by the contributing Entrepreneurs are their own. Great entrepreneurs are able to challenge widely held beliefs, make connections between seemingly disparate ideas, and essentially see what no one else can. This is called critical thinking, and you don’t have to be born with it — it’s a skill you can learn. There … Read more

Are four-day work weeks the future for startups?

Shorter work weeks for startups getty Until recently, the prospect of working four days a week was just wishful thinking for most workers. However, since the pandemic and the shift to more flexible working patterns, many businesses have switched to a shorter work week. Last year’s four-day week pilot programs in the UK, US, Canada … Read more