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Kyle Michaud

Founder & Owner Carolina Dozer

Charlotte, North Carolina Area

Member Since October 2019


Kyle is the founder and owner of Carolina Dozer, an excavation company based in North Carolina. He believes that while development is inevitable, doing it in an eco-friendly manner is not. To this end, Carolina Dozer uses late model, more fuel efficient and less polluting equipment to serve their corporate, municipal, and individual clients.

Published content

How to Tell if Your Product or Service Isn't Working for Your Customers

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When your business rolls out a new product or service, you and your team hope that it's effective and meets the needs of your customer base. Unfortunately, there are instances where that product or service simply isn't working as intended for your buyers — and it's up to you as a business leader to determine whether this is the case. To help you make this determination and understand your next steps, a panel of leaders from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) answered the following question:

Family And Friends Investing In Your Business? Nine Tips To Keep Things Cordial

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Making your investors happy can always be a tricky task, but the situation can grow even more complex when your investors are your friends and family. Those new to entrepreneurship may not have the experience or opportunities necessary to seek out investments from traditional investors, which means they may turn to their loved ones to help them fund their dreams. While this is certainly a viable solution, it’s not without its risks to your relationships. To help you avoid any bad feelings should something go awry, nine members of Young Entrepreneur Council each share one piece of advice they’d offer an entrepreneur for how to keep things cordial when the relationship with their family and friends is on the line.


Love them or hate them, online customer reviews can make or break your business’s reputation.

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Whether they intend to promote them internally or simply want what's best for their careers, many business leaders make it a priority to develop their employees into leaders themselves. Doing so not only helps ensure the company has high-quality talent to run it, but it also ensures employee happiness as they see their leader caring for their personal and professional development. If you’re a leader looking to undertake this journey, consider the following advice from the members of Young Entrepreneur Council. Here, they each recommend one specific, actionable step employers can take now to help develop their employees into future business leaders and well-rounded employees.

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Whether you run a global business or you simply live far away from your vendors and clients, maintaining quality relationships with your business’s stakeholders is key to your business’s success in the short and long term. Ensuring the happiness of your vendors, clients and team often means avoiding miscommunications, preventing problems and streamlining processes that will help maintain the smooth running of your company. But when in-person interactions are limited—or completely off the table—how should business leaders go about improving these relationships? Below, eight members of Young Entrepreneur Council share their answers as well as insights behind their own relationship-building strategies.

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While some people may be naturally inclined toward leadership roles, no one is born a perfect leader. The ability to inspire, motivate and guide a team of people is built up over time, and no matter how many managerial positions someone has held, there's always more to learn. Often, your day-to-day interactions can be a source of inspiration for improving your leadership skills. Here, 12 Young Entrepreneur Council members share the inspirations in their daily lives that encourage them to be better leaders.

Company details

Carolina Dozer

Company bio

Our founder Kyle Michaud believes in order to build and sustain a successful excavation company, you need to invest in the right people, as well as the right equipment. Today, Carolina Dozer owns and operates one of the largest equipment fleets in the region. And to keep that fleet in peak operating condition we’ve made the same investment in our maintenance and facilities. So, when you see a piece of Carolina Dozer equipment on site, you know it’s ready to move some dirt!



Company size

11 - 50

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