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: A Passion for Serving Others (via What if Aesop Owned a Business?) – Mule understand the importance of serving his staff and serving others.
Guest Post: 3 Big Online Trends You Can’t Afford to Miss (via Under 30 CEO) – There are fads and then there are online trends. These 3 innovations are here to stay–and could make or break your business. The trends are: (1) The SuperWeb (2) Top Level Domains (3) Paid Niche Channels
News: A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back (via Entrepreneur) – Dell kicked off a new initiative to foster the careers of one million aspiring women entrepreneurs by mobilizing thousands of successful businesswomen to provide their time or financial support to other women. Dell announced its initiative, called “Pay it Forward,” at its annual gathering of female business leaders from around the globe at a hotel outside Istanbul, Turkey.
Guide & Advice: 3 Simple Step to Develop the Leader Within (via Under30 CEO) – Great leaders are multi-faceted and most don’t excel at just one thing. If you’re interested in being a great leader, you have to be lucky enough to have been born with these traits, or go out and actively develop them. Here are just a few of the traits that make a great leader: (1) Listening (2) Being A Team Player (3) Give them a Vision
Event: Founders@Fail (Eventbrite) – Starting an online television network with no content and absolutely no experience in television is enough to make even the most persistent founder begin to sweat. It may have taken Seung Bak 8 months to land his first licensing deal for DramaFever, but since then he’s built a platform that attracts more than 1.5 million users per month. DramaFever, the streaming service for subtitled Asian television, counts Youtube co-founder Steve Chen, AMC, and the family behind Televisa and Univision as its investors. Seung didn’t come from the hype of the startup scene, he and his co-founder saw an opportunity, bootstrapped their business, and went after a market. Hear how he and his team have gone from being a humble startup to the largest distributor of Korean television in the US and Canada.