Archive for Trends

Marketing is the New Selling: 5 Ways the Elements of Selling Have Changed

Marketing is the New Selling: 5 Ways the Elements of Selling Have Changed

This post was drawn from the teachings contained in Duct Tape Selling – Think Like a Marketer Sell Like a Superstar by John Jantsch In order to thrive in our digitally driven business environment, a salesperson needs to think and act more like a marketer….

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Out of Adversity, Millennials Will Rise

Out of Adversity, Millennials Will Rise

Generation X they said. Slackers, they said. “There is no hope for the future.” These are the things I heard as I was graduating from college, wondering what life was going to be like now that I knew I was an entrepreneur. I’d been one…

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What Global Entrepreneurship Week Means to Me: A 20-Year Retrospective

What Global Entrepreneurship Week Means to Me: A 20-Year Retrospective

In late November, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) was celebrated around the world with the goal of inspiring millions to engage in entrepreneurial activities. The reach of this campaign is almost beyond comprehension: 10 million participants 140 countries 20,000 activities, events and competitions 10,000 partner organizations…

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Millennial Generation Trends for 2012

Millennial Generation Trends for 2012

Millennials are a confusing demographic for businesses to target successfully because it’s difficult to pin down what this age group is into, up for and supposedly up against. Unpredictable, incredibly segmented and with fleeting interests, how can an entrepreneur reach a generation that doesn’t stay still long or often?

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Millennials: An Entrepreneurial Geneneration

Millennials: An Entrepreneurial Geneneration

It’s always hard to express how powerful the entrepreneurial spirit is if you don’t see it every day. But work like this can help millions more understand…and hopefully support too! Thanks to Jennifer Edwards from the YEC and Under30CEO for posting this infographic on Pinterest.

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Distinguishing Between Management & Leadership

Distinguishing Between Management & Leadership

I just read this piece in the New York Times, pointing out how you can be a great leader, without being a great manager. I immediately identified with it, and thought some of you might too. Truth be known, I’m a lousy manager.

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Hey, Gen Y: It’s “Get Real” Time!

Hey, Gen Y: It’s “Get Real” Time!

This article was originally posted by Scott Gerber on AllBusiness.com. Our generation’s future is headed on a one-way trip down the toilet — that is, unless we do something fast. Rising debts. Recessions. Mass layoffs. Two million recent college graduates jobless. Nearly 40 percent of…

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How to Market Yourself For A Job in This Economy

How to Market Yourself For A Job in This Economy

Many people are out of jobs, and you are facing the possibility of fighting with people who are more experienced than you for the same position. Know where employers are looking and position yourself well in these mediums…

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LinkedIn & Your Resume: Are You Sending Employers to Your Profile?

LinkedIn & Your Resume: Are You Sending Employers to Your Profile?

How many jobs in your life have you hunted down like a heat-seeking missile… and how many have just “fallen in your lap?” — Think about the one you hold now. Would you consider it your calling or, at least, a good step on the road to your true passion? We talk a lot about “dream jobs”, but how many of us are actually living ours?

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The Recovering Economy And You!

The Recovering Economy And You!

Our friend Mike Michalowicz author of Toilet Paper Entrepreneur just brought back one of his best vblogs – The Economy is Recovering, Are You? Since we know so many of you are entrepreneurs, or are just ready to know how to deal with the current state of the economy, we thought it would be nice to share! Take a quick listen to his 5 key strategies to navigating one of the biggest challenges facing us as the economy starts to show signs of economic recovery and then join the discussions by leaving a comment.

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Direct From Jen: 2 Days With 50 Recruiters

Direct From Jen: 2 Days With 50 Recruiters

Last week I had the chance to spend two days with some of the coolest (and most well respected) corporate recruiters in America. For those of you wondering what the heck is happening in the HR departments of the biggest companies, rest assured, I got a good glimpse and some insight for you.

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Online Character Attacks: Why They Happen, How to Prevent Them and What to Do When They Happen to You

Online Character Attacks: Why They Happen, How to Prevent Them and What to Do When They Happen to You

Recently on YSN we had a little controversy. One of the people we featured and dotted over on the blog had some naysayers crop up and start questioning their success. We suddenly found ourselves in a tough spot, excited about the person we featured, but equally as concerned about some accusations. After discussing it here at great length, we started to think about how this kind of public questioning of people’s success, intentions, actions, history, etc. comes to a boiling point in the first place. There’s a lot of negativity and even slandering being propagated online lately and at YSN we thought this was a great opportunity to explore not only what to do about it, but why it happens in the first place, and how to avoid if from happening to you.

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Can Social Media Help My Company?

Can Social Media Help My Company?

There is an astounding amount of press about social media. Some companies – Dell and Comcast, for example – have strengthened their brands by engaging social media head on. crowdSPRING co-founder, Ross Kimbarovsky, shares 3 simple things you can do today to measure the effectiveness of your social media efforts.

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Keeping Up With the Pace of Change

Keeping Up With the Pace of Change

This is an extraordinary video that powerfully illustrates how the global landscape is continuing to change every day. 2008 Latest Edition – Did You Know 3.0 – From Meeting in Rome Th – video powered by Metacafe

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Recruiter Q&A: Environmental Responsibility

Recruiter Q&A: Environmental Responsibility

We’re asking recruiters from around the country their burning questions — about you. Here’s your chance to participate in the conversation and let them know what things are important to you in making your career choices.

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