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Rachel Beider

CEOPRESS Modern Massage

New York, NY

Member Since February 2017




Rachel Beider is an entrepreneur, educator, speaker, and mentor. Rachel is the proud owner of PRESS Modern Massage, an award winning group of clinical massage studios. She has made her career about empowering women to start and grow their own practices, via her company Wellness Business Consulting. Rachel's businesses have been featured in the Wall St. Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, ABC News, Refinery29, and US News & World Report.

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10 Essential Habits For A Calmer And More Successful Entrepreneurial Journey

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Entrepreneurship is a thrilling pursuit filled with opportunities, but it can also be a breeding ground for stress and burnout. To thrive in the highly demanding world of entrepreneurship, adopting specific habits is essential for reducing, and even avoiding, stress regularly. Below, Young Entrepreneur Council members explore the significance of cultivating these habits and why they are crucial for every entrepreneur. They also share the practices that not only help entrepreneurs navigate the turbulent waters but that also contribute to their long-term success and well-being.

Seven Ways To Achieve Uninterrupted Focus When You Most Need It

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Slack pings, calendar reminders, text messages or phone calls and those pesky notifications—the work world can often be incredibly distracting. And for the work-from-home crowd, there can sometimes be additional layers of distraction, like a ringing doorbell, family and friends, a load of laundry or the constant urge to clean up the space around you. But whether in the office or at home, work sometimes takes the back burner to these distractions, leaving you unproductive and stressed out about how you’re going to get it all done.  According to the members of Young Entrepreneur Council, the solution is to strive for uninterrupted focus. Being intentional with both your environment and your processes can help set you up for a much more productive day. Here, eight members share their top methods for achieving that uninterrupted focus when you most need it and why these tips work so well.

13 Must-Read Business Books for Entrepreneurs

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Knowledge is the key to success. This is especially true for entrepreneurs, as the wisdom shared in books can prove to be invaluable for both the budding startup founder and the seasoned business owner. From time-tested strategies for growth to profound insights on leadership and innovation, these literary gems have the power to shape the way entrepreneurs approach challenges and opportunities. Whether you're seeking inspiration, seeking to hone your leadership skills or simply looking to expand your entrepreneurial mindset, books are a must-have resource to empower and guide you on your entrepreneurial journey. To recommend a few of their favorites, Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) business leaders answer the following question:

Nine Signs You Need Better Work-Life Balance (And How To Get It)

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While it’s important to find balance throughout the year, the summer months are a great reminder to make more time for fun activities and personal or family time outside of work. A determined focus on one’s career or budding business can be necessary to achieve your goals and grow as a professional, but if left unchecked, it can also leave you feeling unbalanced, tired, stressed and like you’re missing out on precious time with your loved ones. If you think you may be letting your work life get in the way of your personal one, consider these other signs of overwork, as listed by the members of Young Entrepreneur Council. Here, they discuss these red flags as well as what you can do to finally achieve work-life balance.

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No matter how focused your business is on customer satisfaction, the occasional complaint is inevitable. Whether they occur in person at a physical store or through online channels, these complaints present a unique opportunity to turn the situation around and deliver a positive experience. By actively listening to the customer's concerns, businesses can demonstrate empathy, foster trust and find effective solutions that resolve the issue at hand and encourage that person to keep coming back. To that end, Young Entrepreneur Council members share a few key actions you can take to address negative feedback and create a positive outcome for the customer—and ultimately, your business.

7 Valuable Business Lessons These Entrepreneurs Learned From Their Mentors

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A trusted mentor can help you navigate business’s toughest challenges. Running and leading a successful business is no easy feat. That's why entrepreneurs often turn to trusted mentors, those who have already navigated similar challenges in their own businesses, for guidance and wisdom. As they grow and learn, these entrepreneurs can then pass on these valuable insights to the next generation of business owners. Below, a group of successful entrepreneurs share some of the most memorable advice they've received from their mentors. Read on to find out what lessons have stuck with them and why those words have been so impactful.

Company details

PRESS Modern Massage

Company bio

PRESS Modern Massage is a four location (and growing!) company offering the best massage of your life, in a warm and relaxing setting. We are an inclusive studio committed to fair-wage, non-discrimination, and ethical practices, believing that Every(body) Deserves a Massage!


Alternative Medicine

Area of focus

Business Development

Company size

51 - 200