Articles By: YEC

How to handle criticism when you think it’s wrong

How to handle criticism when you think it’s wrong

In business especially, no one is infallible. And in startups, you can only benefit from asking for opinions from people you trust and respect. (Whether you listen to those opinions or not is another issue.)

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9 things you shouldn’t do right after getting fired

9 things you shouldn’t do right after getting fired

Question: What’s one major NO you suggest people avoid when they learn they’re being let go?

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Do you have these 4 kinds of business mentors?

Do you have these 4 kinds of business mentors?

Finding a mentor or personal advisor can be intimidating to female founders. Women often have a Superman complex — we rarely seek advice because we believe we should be able to do everything, know everything, and be everything to everyone. But my co-founder Brittany and I have found that to truly harness success, it really does take a village.

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17 time management tips from top entrepreneurs

17 time management tips from top entrepreneurs

Here you’ll find 17 great tips and quotes from other entrepreneurs on the important subject of time management. If you’ve been feeling like you aren’t getting enough done with the time you have, take a look at their advice and follow the tips that apply most to your current situation.

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4 lessons you won’t learn in college

4 lessons you won’t learn in college

With graduation right around the corner — and the continued popularity of Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In – many young women are trying to figure out the right career path.

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4 ways to get the most out of your day

4 ways to get the most out of your day

Every day, we are all given the same 24 hours. So why do some people get more out of their day than others?

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5 perfect presentation closers

5 perfect presentation closers

So the hard part is over. It was smooth sailing throughout your entire presentation. The audience laughed at your jokes, they stayed attentive, and they even responded to your questions. Your speech is coming to an end, and you need the perfect way to leave your audience thinking.

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5 crucial leadership lessons from a working mom

5 crucial leadership lessons from a working mom

I have been an executive director for 10 years, a mom for three, and I have a lifetime of work ahead of me.

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How to negotiate like Steve Jobs

How to negotiate like Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs is renowned for his first-class Apple products. But did you also know that he was a great negotiator?

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How to Kick Your Email Addiction

How to Kick Your Email Addiction

Chris Hunter is Co-Founder of Phusion Projects, LLC, a Chicago-based alcoholic beverage company that sells its products (including Four Loko, Island Squeeze and Moskato Life) nationwide.  He’s also a father, husband, traveler and triathlete. Hello. My name is Chris, and I’m an email addict. Email addiction is taking a serious toll on both our personal lives and work [...]

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