How Entrepreneurs Can Win During Economic Downturns

The opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Some friends and I opened a very expensive business just five months before the pandemic shut down all in-person events in California: a 72,000-square-foot gym for youth sports, AAU basketball, and club volleyball. We invested seven figures to transform an empty furniture warehouse into a beautiful … Read more

Why self-reflection and self-awareness are vital skills for any entrepreneur

The opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. As an entrepreneur, two of the most important personality traits you should possess are self-reflection and self-awareness. Self-reflection and self-awareness are vital because they help entrepreneurs identify their strengths and weaknesses, understand their emotions, and make informed decisions. With that, let’s explore why self-reflection and self-awareness … Read more

How Beauty Will Drive Hudson’s Bay Turnaround

Hudson’s Bay president Sophia Hwang-Judiesch made a crucial decision when she took the top job at the Canada-based department store last September: She ignored the advice given to her by three mentors. “They all told me, ‘You have to change your team quickly,’” she said. “Do not waste time. Bring your own people. Instead, the … Read more

UN calls for ‘everything, everywhere, all at once’ Climate Action

The report published today by the world’s leading climate science body, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, summarizes the panel’s output over the last five years, amounting to some 10,000 pages of dense scientific prose. This summary is succinct at 37 pages, and its message is blunt: the burning of fossil fuels is … Read more

How CFOs became one of the most in-demand roles in fashion

Kirby Perkins, managing director of Crist Kolder Associates, an executive search firm that specializes in the role of CFO, can’t remember a busier time at the firm. “The market for exceptional financial talent is booming,” said Perkins. “It all started with Covid, when companies found themselves in a position where they really needed a top … Read more

3 traits every successful entrepreneur should have

The opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I recently came across an interesting graphic that describes a day in the life of an entrepreneur. As you can imagine, the line graph of thoughts and emotions was erratic, with data points representing a battery of ups and downs related to business ownership. At first … Read more

How to lead effectively in uncertain financial times

Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you will find interesting and useful. If you buy them, the Entrepreneur can get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our trading partners. Uncertainty is not uncommon in business. In fact, it can be seen as one of the … Read more

Do you know what your team needs? Here’s how to find out.

The opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Do you really know what your team needs? Sometimes you can struggle to determine what motivates your team and how it affects their performance. The good news is that simple techniques give you a good idea of ​​what motivates your employees. Here are five simple ways … Read more

5 steps to implementing the ideal hybrid working model

The opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Hybrid work – a mix of in-office and out-of-office work – is nothing new. In the 90s, we had cell phones; then, in the 2000s, we had Blackberries to make sending frantic emails out of the office easier. But post-pandemic “hybrid work” has taken on a … Read more

5 Strategies to Stay Productive When Switching to a 4-Day Workweek

The opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The four-day workweek offers many advantages for employers and employees alike, but reducing work hours without reducing productivity will require organizations to adopt new tools, processes and solutions. According to a recent pilot conducted by 4 Day Workweek Global, the condensed schedule resulted in less burnout, … Read more