Strategy

3 entrepreneurial couples who’ve appeared on ‘Shark Tank’ reveal how they balance running a business with their romantic relationships and families

Starting a business with your significant other can blur the lines between work and personal life. 3 entrepreneur couples who appeared on “Shark Tank” said finding a healthy balance is key. Gina Marie and Scott Davis, cofounders of Dog Threads, schedule family time to de-stress. Visit the Business section of […]
3 entrepreneurial couples who’ve appeared on ‘Shark Tank’ reveal how they balance running a business with their romantic relationships and families
Strategy

How founders can turn investors’ tough questions to your advantage

A 2018 study from researchers at Harvard and Columbia found that investors tend to ask two different types of questions: “promotion” questions- which allow entrepreneurs to talk up the potential of their business- and “prevention” questions that force entrepreneurs to spend time defending their ideas. By tracking funding outcomes from […]
How founders can turn investors’ tough questions to your advantage
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PRESENTING: A dating app ghostwriter and consultant who charges $2,500 a month shares what her job is like — and her best tips for creating the perfect profile

After Meredith Golden launched her business, Spoon Meet Spoon, in 2015, she saw steadily rising interest in her dating app ghostwriting and coaching services. Today, she spends 12 to 14 hours a day helping clients create intriguing profiles on Bumble, Hinge, Match, Coffee Meets Bagel, OK Cupid, and more. Golden […]
PRESENTING: A dating app ghostwriter and consultant who charges $2,500 a month shares what her job is like — and her best tips for creating the perfect profile
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PRESENTING: How a freelance writer made over $10,000 in September

When Lola Méndez left her job in public relations to see the world in 2015, she swiftly transitioned to freelance writing. Her unconventional path to becoming an independent journalist worked to her advantage when switching careers. Previously a senior manager at a strategic branding agency, Méndez was able to transfer […]
PRESENTING: How a freelance writer made over $10,000 in September
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It’s harder than ever for the visually impaired to shop online — here’s how retailers can make their digital presence more accessible

The visually impaired are struggling to shop online independently during the pandemic due to visual barriers and inaccessible user experiences. Generic product descriptions, unhelpful images, and an aesthetically pleasing user experience to the average eye aren’t compatible with the assistive technologies used by the visually impaired. When these images and […]
It’s harder than ever for the visually impaired to shop online — here’s how retailers can make their digital presence more accessible
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How to build a diverse and inclusive workforce as a small business

Smaller businesses are better poised to create diverse and inclusive teams than big corporations – as long as they start early. Finding top talent for your company requires diversifying your network before you start hiring and expanding the scope of what you’re looking for in candidates. You can also make […]
How to build a diverse and inclusive workforce as a small business
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