Business, Entrepreneur

10 Key Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Alex

What are the traits of successful entrepreneurs? While there isn’t a rulebook to what becoming an entrepreneur looks like there are definitely a few key traits that the best entrepreneurs all carry. Of course, each individual has their own strengths and weaknesses, not everyone can be as computer savvy as Mark Zuckerberg, a brainiac like Bill Gates or a visionary like Steve Jobs.

So if you’re not a natural born social networker or genius what other traits are left? In no particular order here are 10 personality traits that make up a strong entrepreneur.

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Business, Company

URGENT: We Need Your Help!

It is that time of year again everybody, Best of Kelowna (presented by Csek Creative & Kelowna Now) is providing local businesses and companies a digital platform to show their stuff. This is a great time to use your voting power and give your friends and local favorites a shout out.

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Apps, Business, Productivity, Start Up

13 Of The Best Startup and Business Podcasts

Joshua
You want to learn fast, efficiently, and effectively. Yet in today’s digital world consuming information can be overwhelming… E-books, webinars, articles, white labels, infographics, audible and reading, we are constantly being pinged with the next BIG thing. Podcasting is a hot trend that Americans are obsessing over so let’s dive in with a few stats.

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Business, Company, Entrepreneur

How To Learn From An Honest Self-Assessment

Joshua

At a personal level…

Self-Assessment can be a daunting task.
It’s the time you take to sit down and review what is and isn’t working.
Tough decisions often are delayed, put off, or ignored when it come’s down to it.

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Business, Company

How To Nail That Bizarre Interview Question and Land The Job

Job interviews are nerve-wracking.What’s the weirdest interview question you’ve ever been asked?

They’re especially nerve-wracking when people are asking you questions from-out-of-left-field that you were in no way expecting!

Although I understand the strategy behind  and know that seemingly random questions can reveal a lot about a person, that knowledge doesn’t help when it happens to you first hand!

So, what’s the weirdest interview question you’ve ever been asked?

For me, it was “If you were a cartoon character, who would you be?”. I don’t even remember how I answered it because I was so taken aback.

So, since prepping for an interview is such an important part of landing any job, we thought we would share with you the strangest and also most common interview questions that are floating around out there and hopefully, help you nail them!

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Business, Entrepreneur

5 Business Communication Hacks That Will Make People Like You

Business is all about communication.

Whether you’re the CEO of a large company or just starting out on the ground floor of a new tech startup, communication is going to be the key to your continued success.

We all know that everyone is different and each person comes with their own quirks, but there are a few quick-and-dirty tricks we can use to connect with just about anyone in a positive way! To some people, these 6 skills will come completely naturally, whereas some of us need to work on them daily to ensure we have clear and effective communication with everyone we encounter.

So before you have any more awkward, negative or misconstrued communication with anyone, let’s go over the top 6 things you can do to make it all a bit more pleasant.

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Business, Health and Wellness

Work-Life Balance: How To Leave Work At Work Where It Belongs

Alex

 “Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm, and harmony.”

Feeling unhappy? Do you feel like your job is taking over your life? Take a breath and give yourself a few minutes to read this article and find out how to bring some balance into your life.

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Blogging, Business

5 Essential Marketing Blogs You Should Be Binge Reading

So you want to market your business online?

Good, you should. There’s no better place for getting  noticed by millions of people on a daily basis – but, you have to do it right. 

As a small startup company, we found (still find) ourselves endlessly searching for resources to help get our online presence to the next level and we wanted to share what we learned with you!

You probably already know that online marketing can encompass a huge range of different topics from social media marketing to SEO to landing pages and everything in between. We broke our list of best marketing blogs down into 5 categories so you know exactly what you’re getting at each site.

So what are you waiting for? Dive in!

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Business, Start Up

10 Secrets To Startup Success, Straight From The Experts

“Every pro was once an amateur.”

Starting a business isn’t for the faint of heart. If you’ve already begun on your startup venture, you already know this. And if you’re just starting out, well, now you know.

But, the best entrepreneurs in the world were once in your shoes. Just starting out with little more than a dream and sheer determination (we know, we are there too!). The Elon Musk’s, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs’ all started out with the odds stacked against them. But after a huge amount of hard work, some luck and good timing they made their dreams a success. And you can too.

We’ve compiled a list of the best tips from industry leaders to give you the secrets to a successful startup, no matter where you’re starting out!

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