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Young Entrepreneur Council


The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

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3 Important Lessons for Young Entrepreneurs

By | 3 Comments | May 28, 2014

Entrepreneurship requires a deep understanding of new technologies. Use these three lessons to leverage these tools. Read »


12 Questions Interviewers Want You to Ask Them

By | 2 Comments | May 14, 2014

Here’s a list of questions that rockstar employers wish you would ask them during an interview. Read »


12 Networking Tips That Will Help You Make High-Quality Connections

By | 2 Comments | April 30, 2014

If you’re an entrepreneur, making — and maintaining — connections with others in your industry is an important key to success. Here’s how to do it right. Read »

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Afraid to Delegate? How to Get Over It and Get More Work Done

By | 1 Comment | April 16, 2014

Done correctly, delegating can actually lower the risk in your business. Learn how to do it the right way with these tips. Read »


10 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Get Better at Multitasking

By | 1 Comment | April 2, 2014

As an entrepreneur, you have to wear many hats. Learn how to multitask better with these great tips from top business leaders. Read »

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14 Tips Every Brand-New Entrepreneur Should Know

By | 6 Comments | March 19, 2014

The leap from employee to entrepreneur can be confusing and scary. This advice from successful entrepreneurs will help you get through the transition. Read »

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10 Pieces of Business Advice You Should Ignore

By | 6 Comments | March 5, 2014

Some business advice should be taken with a grain of salt. Like this common advice many real-life entrepreneurs have found to be false. Read »

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10 of the Worst Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves

By | 2 Comments | February 19, 2014

Believing in these myths could tank your business. Here’s the fact behind some common lies too many entrepreneurs fall prey to. Read »

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What Small Business Owners Can Learn from Snapchat’s Success

By | 2 Comments | February 5, 2014

Snapchat is more than a new social platform; it’s a lesson in how grow a business by responding to consumer’s needs. Read »

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16 Business Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Know

By | 4 Comments | January 22, 2014

From starting a business to keeping it running, this real-world advice can help you wherever you are on your entrepreneurial journey. Read »


How to Turn Your Passion Into a Successful Career

By | 1 Comment | January 8, 2014

Passion isn’t enough if there’s no business potential. Here’s how to determine if what you love to do has the makings of a viable dream job. Read »


Year-End Accounting Checklist for Small Business Owners

By | 2 Comments | December 24, 2013

Stay on top of these things in order to best manage your company finances and position your small business for greater success in the new year. Read »


12 Financial Resolutions Entrepreneurs Should Make for the New Year

By | No Comments | December 11, 2013

Planning to start (or grow) your business in the new year? Be sure to read these financial tips from top business leaders. Read »


5 Things You Should Know Before Starting Your Own Business

By | 9 Comments | November 27, 2013

Want to run a successful business? Before you leap into entrepreneurship, take a minute to read these important tips. Read »