Let’s cut through the noise and get back to simplicity because you have a business to run!
There’s so many sites and so much news out there it can be hard for a busy entrepreneur to cut through the noise and get the best ways to help out his or her business. The Top 5 presented by CEO Blog Nation distills the best information for entrepreneurs and business owners from across the web to help out your business. We focus on 5 categories: (1) Tips and advice (2) Guest Post/Blogs (3) News (4) Guides and (5) Events.
Business Tip: Don't Forget to Share the Love (via What if Aesop Owned a Business?) – Managers and leaders should support their employees and encourage them when they do good or bad.
Guest Post: I Want to Be A Failure, Like Walt Disney (via Huffington Post) – This article is about failing Walt Disney style. Yes, Walt Disney, one of the greatest business leaders and artists of all time was stepped on, knocked over, and spit on more times than you can imagine in his lifetime. Instead of contemplating the past, Walt always looked forward, envisioning a better future. When Walt got stepped on, he'd simply let go. When he fell, he'd just get back up. He would modestly move on from the failure and start over, even if it meant re-building from the ground up.
News: Minimum Wage Hike (via CBS Moneywatch) – President Obama said that he wanted a $9 per hour federal minimum wage. 67 % of small businesses support a minimum wage hike.
Guide & Advice: Finding Small Ways to Solve Big Problems – How Leaders Can Get Unstuck (via Under30 CEO) – There are some challenges that are industry-specific, but for the most part, there’s a formula common among great leaders and great companies: a clear vision, a source of inspiration, and a willingness to evolve.
Event: 2013 Content Marketing Strategies Conference – May 7-9 in California