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These 13 Employee Perks Weren’t Such Great Ideas After All

Not all job perks work out well for every company. Sometimes, a good idea for a small firm ends up crashing and burning when applied to a larger business. Other times, the perk is interesting only to a small number of people or ends up rewarding the wrong behaviors.


10 companies that have successfully transformed something old to make it new again

Some of the most striking business success stories of the last few years aren’t about a new product or idea so much as they are about revamping something well-loved (or at least, well-used) and making it feel exciting again.


13 Reliable Tools to Organize Your Busy Work Day

What platform or tool do you rely on to remain organized at work? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.


9 Ways You Can Use Video to Elevate Your Brand Marketing Efforts

When it comes to recording content on or for social media, there are so many updates and options it can be difficult to decide which way to go. That’s why we asked 9 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: “How are you using video in your brand marketing now and why is it effective?” Video Marketing Strategies Here’s what YEC community members had to say: 1.

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Why you should write a business book

Everything has a story behind it, but if that story isn’t told, who cares? If no one had written down the tales of Camelot, King Arthur and the Round Table would be unknown today.

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Self-Publishing in the 21st Century: It’s Not Just for Authors

Five years ago, if you’d felt like doing a little reading, you would most likely have reached for a physical, printed book. Today, you might grab your iPad or Kindle. Our idea of a “book” has changed dramatically with the advent of e-readers and tablets, but today, what constitutes a “publisher” is also up for debate.


Stop, Smell the Roses, and Prevent Startup Burnout

When I started my business, the commute from my bedroom to my office was just three steps. While wearing a bathrobe to work was an undeniable pleasure, there were other aspects of this arrangement that were not so relaxing.


Breaking the Stereotype That Reading isn’t Manly

Nicolas Gremion asserts that if we could make the culinary arts cool for men, then we can make reading cool, too.

You’ve just bought a new entertainment center. It’s going to require a bit of assembly, and though you’re ashamed to admit it, you suck with tools.