4 Ways to Become Your Own Boss
Career Builder's Jennifer Grasz explains what you need to do before starting your own business.
Help For Single Moms Starting a Business
LinkedIn's career expert, Nicole Williams, sits down with Marlo Thomas. She gives us some resources for single moms who are looking to start a business. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on MarloThomas.com.
What Qualities to Seek in a Business Partner
In Chapter 13 of 15 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, community builder and entrepreneur Fabian Pfortmüller shares how it comes down to trust and to love when finding a business partner. He shares the importance of having workplace chemistry, being able to resolve conflicts meaningfully, and maintaining kindness and respect toward one another. Pfortmüller is co-founder of the young leader accelerator, Sandbox Network, and HOLSTEE, an apparel and design firm that sells meaningful products.
Phil McKenzie on How to Save Money and Start a Business
In Chapter 8 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Phil McKenzie answers "How Has Starting Your Own Business Changed How You Manage Your Personal Finances?" McKenzie learns to be thrifty and how to save from his parents. Working a Wall Street job at Goldman Sachs, McKenzie is able to save money that he then uses to start his business. Philip L. McKenzie is the Founder and Global Curator of Influencer Conference, a global content platform that brings together tastemakers.
How Holstee Sets Growth Goals to Scale Business
In Chapter 15 of 15 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, community builder and entrepreneur Fabian Pfortmüller finds the business has passed the "get started" phase into its position as an 8-person company. As it looks to take the next step and expand into the 25-50 headcount range, Pfortmüller shares how the maturing company is assessing its team, its capabilities, and its market opportunity. Pfortmüller is co-founder of the Sandbox Network and HOLSTEE.
How to Rethink Rules of the Startup Game
In Chapter 14 of 19 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, community builder and entrepreneur Fabian Pfortmüller shares how his experience starting multiple businesses has compared and contrasted with his initial expectations. He learns how his atypical career approach translates into creating a nontraditional startup. Location independence, especially encouraging his Holstee and Sandbox teams to work abroad and take trips, becomes a centerpiece in creating company culture.
How to Start a Business
Tempted to start your own business but just not sure if it's a smart move? Career consultant Maggie Mistal from Martha Stewart Radio has great advice to help you through the decision making process.