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Devesh Dwivedi

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Calgary, AB, Canada

Member Since March 2012


Business Coaching
Management Consulting


Devesh Dwivedi is a Strategic Advisor who loves to help CEOs and visionary entrepreneurs grow their businesses and impact. Devesh started his first business, a comics rental company, when he was 14, and since then he has founded and co-founded several businesses. He has an MBA and worked for multiple Fortune 100s in Corporate America but being a square peg he never fit in that round hole. Currently, he is busy building his business consulting practice and helping 6-7 figure entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Devesh loves reading, writing, cooking, golfing and going on long drives, not necessarily in that order though. Connect with Devesh at devesh(at)deveshdwivedi(dot)com or on IG @deveshd

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14 Essential Skills Small-Business Leaders Should Master

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Running a small business is similar to a juggling act, where entrepreneurs wear numerous hats to keep the show running smoothly. While adaptability and multitasking are key, there are specific skills that stand out for small-business leaders striving for success. These skills go beyond the basics of entrepreneurship and delve into the intricacies of leadership and management. To discuss these skills, a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) members responded to the following question:

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When making a budget, entrepreneurs may account for some of the more obvious expenditures, such as payroll and production costs. However, some important expenses might be overlooked—which can significantly impact the health and longevity of a business. To help you create a more accurate business budget, members of Young Entrepreneur Council discuss some of the less obvious costs of running a business. From professional development to software upgrades, make sure your budget accounts for these key expenses.

11 Steps Anyone Can Take To Build A Successful E-Commerce Site

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For many entrepreneurs, building an online store is a quick way to get their business up and running without having to deal with the overhead of a traditional brick-and-mortar store. But the world of e-commerce isn’t without its own obstacles to overcome. Challenges like getting noticed among the competition and designing a functional, appealing website can feel like major roadblocks to those new to navigating a digital business.  However, you don’t need a lot of experience to get started. According to the members of Young Entrepreneur Council, following these 11 steps can help you build a successful e-commerce site that will draw in customers and increase your chances of making a sale.

Nine Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Fundraising (And How To Avoid Them)

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Fundraising is often a necessary step for entrepreneurs who are looking to launch their startup but aren’t able to put forth the capital necessary to grow the business. However, the process of securing funding is fraught with complications and presents many opportunities for critical mistakes. Below, nine business leaders from Young Entrepreneur Council each share the mistakes they made while fundraising and the advice they’d recommend to others to avoid the same pitfalls. With these insights, entrepreneurs can build long-term relationships with the right investors who can help take their business to the next level.

10 Things Ineffective Teams Do That Hold Them Back From Success

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Putting the right people together—ones who get along, who play off each other’s strengths and who support each other—can be one of the most difficult aspects of being a leader, as getting the formula wrong can be disastrous for team morale and productivity. While some signs, like arguing, can be a clear indicator of an ineffective team, others may not be so easy to spot. To offer some clarity, 10 business leaders from Young Entrepreneur Council each offer up one thing ineffective teams tend to do poorly and what they would suggest they do instead to better their productivity and teamwork. Keep an eye out for these telltale signs that your team may be struggling more than you think.

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We help entrepreneurs boost their enterprise value with our Strategic Advisory.


Management Consulting

Area of focus

financial management
business coaching

Company size

2 - 10