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Press Release Upcoming Interview: CEO Steve McKean: Entrepreneurs Are Problem-Solvers

Steve McKean’s recent venture, Acceller, is designed to solve a consumer problem- negotiation confusing telecommunication contracts. When merging Acceller with Bridge Vine, he applies the same guiding principle: businesses should be built to solve the problems customers face. Customer service is a core value to build the foundation of a company,” he says, and every business he’s built is centered on different aspects of problem-solving for modern customers.
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The Psychology of Entrepreneurs Drives Business Outcomes

Originally posted on September 1, 2015   by Sangeeta Bharadwaj Badal, STORY HIGHLIGHTS Personality traits and economic behavior are strongly linked Personal desire for achievement tied to business success Risk-takers thrive in complexity, uncertainty and urgency Smart leaders of countries and cities know that a thriving entrepreneurial sector is a key to economic growth and the creation of good jobs. In the alone, 50% of all jobs are in small businesses and approximately 65% of all new good jobs are created by them, according to the Small Business Administration. Finding and developing successful business builders is critical to any society that wants to thrive economically. But leaders who are trying to uncover entrepreneurial talent in their midst...
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Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs—Plus 5 Tips for the Entrepreneurial Introvert

Originally posted on / Authored by Brian Eckert What do Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg all have in common? In addition to being some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world, all three are introverts. This may come as a surprise. After all, aren’t introverted people shy, quiet, and even anti-social? Most people wouldn’t assume introverts are the type to thrive in the fast-paced, aggressive business world. This thinking, however, is changing. Understanding Introversion Introversion is not the same as shyness, which is about fear of social judgment. In fact, although they tend to find social interactions tiring and are energized by time alone, introverts aren’t easily pigeonholed as having one personality type or another....
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Women Entrepreneurs are Key to Accelerating Growth

Originally posted on / Authored by Emily Fetsch, Chris Jackson, and Jason Wiens Entrepreneurship fuels economic growth, with new and young businesses accounting for nearly all net new job creation. Increasing the number of entrepreneurs, and creating conditions for them to succeed, has the potential to improve economic opportunities for all Americans. The influx of women into the labor force ushered in significant gains in economic growth and worker productivity. Research shows this rise in the women’s share of the workforce since just the 1980s is responsible for as much as 11 percent of 2012 GDP. While more women sought and found employment in greater numbers, their participation as entrepreneurs was uneven. Fewer women became entrepreneurs, meaning their potential...
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5 Mindsets That Can Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams

This article first appeared on Inc Magazine’s website. Entrepreneurship is something all career-driven individuals’ desire, yet only few are able to make to their entrepreneurial dreams come true. When it comes to business success, there’s no cookie-cutter mold. It’s critical for entrepreneurs to continuously work on their mindset, since it is this that determines what actions to take. While styles of entrepreneurs may vary, they share very similar mindsets. However, there are few mindsets that can cost you your dreams of entrepreneurship, if you let them. 1. The fear mindset is the kiss of death for entrepreneurs Despite all great entrepreneurial dreams, people get stuck along the way. Once you let fears take the driver’s seat, you will fail...
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