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Firas Kittaneh

CEO & Co-founderAmerisleep Mattress

Scottsdale, AZ

Member Since July 2014

About

Firas Kittaneh is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Amerisleep Mattress and Zoma Mattress. Most recently, he launched OCLU to improve how we capture and record our most memorable moments. Learn more about his passion for entrepreneurship, sleep, technology, fitness, and travel by following him on Twitter (@firaskittaneh).

Published content

13 Top Tactics For Becoming A Better Manager

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Organizational success relies heavily on a supervisor's ability to manage their team. When led properly, a well-managed team works cohesively to reach company goals, navigate challenges and explore new opportunities for growth. To help leaders looking to create cohesion and productivity within their own teams, 13 Young Entrepreneur Council members dive into the most potent methods for managing high-performing teams. From servant leadership to delegation, these effective strategies are instrumental in empowering teams and driving organizational success.

10 Tips For Supporting Managers And Reducing High Employee Turnover

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It's often said that employees don't leave bad jobs—they leave bad managers. In this way, if you’re a business leader whose company is suddenly experiencing high turnover, taking a look at your managers and their performance may be a safe place to start when getting to the root of the issue.  While termination may be the solution in some more extreme situations, often, managers may just need further training and support. For guidance on how to begin, consider the following advice from the business leaders of Young Entrepreneur Council. Here, they offer their top tips for how to address the issue of turnover with the manager and help them improve themselves and their management style.

11 Crucial Tips For Creating Brand Consistency Across All Platforms

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Ensuring your brand is recognizable to potential customers, no matter where they find you, is one of the most important parts of building a loyal audience. If the messaging a customer receives from your brand on Instagram differs from the messaging they receive in their email inbox, how can the customer trust what your brand is trying to say or sell? Similarly, if logos, fonts, colors or other design choices for your brand vary by platform, you may be giving off a disjointed, unprofessional look that can be off-putting to customers. To prevent this from happening, you should always strive for brand consistency across all marketing platforms. To share their expert advice on how to do so, the members of Young Entrepreneur Council discuss the top tips they think all entrepreneurs should know about creating a consistent image for a brand.

10 Ways Employers Can Help Their Teams Feel Less Lonely At Work

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In his 2023 report, the U.S. Surgeon General reported that millions of Americans are lonely, not just at home, but also at work—and this continues to be an ongoing issue. While this trend began before the pandemic isolated millions of individuals from their families and friends, these feelings of loneliness have only increased since. As one’s work makes up a significant part of a person’s life, finding ways to seek connection with co-workers and build a sense of belonging and camaraderie is key to addressing this ongoing problem. So how can employers help? Here to share their insights, 10 business leaders from Young Entrepreneur Council weigh in on what employers can do to ensure their teams feel connected and supported at work, and discuss why doing so is so important for everyone’s well-being.

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When a member of the C-suite leaves their position, it can have a ripple effect throughout the whole company. Because they’re a key leader of your business, their departure may leave employees wondering whether they were let go or left of their own accord, whether their own jobs will be affected, whether there will be significant changes to the company culture or whether new policies and procedures will be put in place.  While change is often necessary in order for companies to grow, key changes in leadership must be handled thoughtfully to help quell these fears and answer employees’ questions. To do so, consider the following advice from the members of Young Entrepreneur Council. Here, they offer their best tips for how to ensure a smooth transition and avoid any negative impacts after a C-suite exec leaves your company.

Company details

Amerisleep Mattress

Company bio

Amerisleep Mattress is one of the earliest pioneers in the bed in a box industry. With over a decade of innovation, we've tirelessly engineered the best sleep-enhancing products. Amerisleep mattresses and bedding can be found online and in dozens of retail stores across the U.S., South Korea, and Australia.

Industry

Retail

Company size

51 - 200