YEC Members Offer Tips on How to Grow Your Business in the Early Stages
YEC members are experts in many fields. From technology to food innovation, they’ve started successful and forward-thinking companies across a variety of industries and gained first-hand knowledge of the challenges of starting and sustaining a business. This week, our members offer insight on how entrepreneurs can grow their business from the beginning.
When's the last time you got uncomfortable? That's the question YEC member Elliot Tomaeno, founder of Astrsk, asks in his most recent Inc article. He writes, "Eating the worm is all about leaving your comfort zone. To grow personally and professionally, you need to push yourself toward new experiences, regardless of how scary, dangerous, or disgusting they may seem."
Elliot also wrote the Huffington Post article, "You Are What You Wear: How Your Personal Brand Defines Your Startup," sharing why an entrepreneur's appearance can be just as important as his or her business model.
In his latest Forbes article, Eversound CEO and co-founder Jake Reisch explains that early stage excitement can sometimes lead to growing complexity, which can breed dangerous results if not well managed. He offers a simple three-step process to help you remain focused on what matters most.
We can all agree that every entrepreneur wants to scale their business. We can also agree that scaling in business comes in many forms. YEC member Solomon Thimothy learned that scaling a business requires numbers because the alternative is too risky. Read his Huffington Post article here.