Businesses have been hiring interns for various reasons for a long time. Sure, it’s probably not such a hot idea to turn your entire social media campaign over to interns, but here are five good reasons to bring an intern or two on board just the same…
I just finished a three-month tour as a Crew Leader for the US Census, and I’m glad to be back here. Many of the things I experienced frustrated and offended my entrepreneurial sensibilities, and made me appreciate all the more the freedoms we have as business owners to make informed decisions and act on them. Rather than dwell on the bad decisions and poor management approaches I’ve endured, let’s take this as an object lesson for your own entrepreneurship and project management activities.
Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur. It takes a certain mindset, world view, and willingness to assume risk. However, not all entrepreneurs are cut from the same cloth. In fact, there are six different kinds of entrepreneur, and not every one is made for every entrepreneurial opportunity. Do you know which one you are?
The Conan/Leno/NBC scenario bears our attention because it can very easily happen to us, employees and entrepreneurs alike. There are important lessons we can learn in case we find ourselves in a similar situation.
Last week’s post discussed five reasons why 2009 sucked for entrepreneurs. Now that 2010 is here, let’s look at some reasons why we can feel more optimistic about the coming year.