Why This Founder Leads Like George Washington, Not Napoleon Bonaparte

The choice to take the biggest office has more consequences than you think. May 16, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars talks with the founder of CNET, Halsey Minor. Minor emphasizes what has been important to him throughout his career as a company executive — always “lead from the front,” a phrase derived from the military. Leading from the front came in especially handy as CNET evolved from a content company into a Nasdaq 100 company.  No doubt, the trajectory of CNET taught Minor to consider how his decisions affect others. He emphasizes that everything he chose to celebrate (or refrain from celebrating) inside his company contributed to the culture of the company. He underlines how not having the largest salary or the largest office in a company will not affect your capabilities as a leader at all.  Minor explains […]

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This Founder Says You Should Never ‘Work’ — Only Pursue Your Hobby

American Rag CIE founder Mark Werts says he just has fun at his job. May 14, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars talks with the founder of American Rag Cie, Mark Werts, about working in the import and export business, his experience traveling among multiple countries and all the lessons he’s learned along the way. Werts talks about how his personal experience enjoying the process has made achieving his company’s goals much easier. Although, that’s not to say everything was smooth sailing from the beginning. The CEO admits to failing at many of his early jobs, but that he eventually was able to use his unique skills in language to launch himself into international business. From traveling internationally so often, and seeing how information flows so freely, Werts views the world as full of different solutions. He shares how problems solved in one country […]

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Why This Entrepreneur Knew He Was Meant to Start His Own Business

Robert Mondavi, Jr., co-founder of Michael Mondavi Estate, also offers his definition of an entrepreneur. May 7, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this newest video from Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars, Robert Mondavi Jr., co-founder of Michael Mondavi Estate, shares his perspective on what it means to be an entrepreneur. To the now established business owner, an entrepreneur is someone who is able to pinpoint his passion and share it with a wider market.  Perhaps you’re also wondering if you’re up to becoming an entrepreneur. In Mondavi’s case, his first business began in high school and from there he grew his expertise to dive into three businesses throughout his career. Taking it back further into his past, Mondavi also passes along some helpful advice to his teenage self: Try being a litle calmer and find his a sense of discipline. Mondavi admits that his wild-child […]

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Check Out This Beautiful and Versatile Office and Get Inspired for Your Next Workspace

Take a tour of the Boon + Gable office. April 11, 2018 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars speaks with Gilman Tolle, co-founder of Boon + Gable, who shows off the company’s office space and explains the intentions behind different aspects of the space. If you’re considering building your first workspace, or if you’re ready to move into something new, check out the beautiful space Boon + Gable uses and get inspired by the open space, versatile design and homey feel. Click play to learn more. Related: What’s the Best Way to Follow Up After an Interview? Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and audio content distributed across all digital platforms for the […]

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Why Good Mentors Don’t Tell You What to Do

Here’s what a good mentor should do instead. April 2, 2018 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars sits down with Pernille Lopez, former CEO of IKEA North America, who explains the importance of having a mentor and describes her relationship with her own mentor. Importantly, Lopez says that her mentor doesn’t tell her what to do. Instead, he listens to her, then asks important and relevant questions that help bring out the best in her. That way, he is guiding her, but he isn’t trying to run the company through her, and that makes a big difference. Click play to learn more. Related: There’s No Such Thing as Good Luck Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively […]

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The Biggest Mistake People Make About CMOs

March 26, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars sits down with Anna Fieler, CMO of Popsugar, who describes the chief marketing officer position and her personal experiences in the role. Many CMOs focus primarily on data and statistics, but Fieler explains that she really enjoys meeting with consumers to get anecdotal evidence, too. Sometimes, data can be difficult to parse — for example, is a 55 percent approval rating of a product good or bad? — but when you actually sit down with customers, you can sometimes get a more holistic review and learn where you can improve. Click play to learn more about what it’s like to be a CMO. Related: This Man Was Dead for 4 Minutes Before Being Revived. Then, He Created One of the Most Beloved Foundations in America. Entrepreneur Network is a premium video […]

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I Used to Work 14-Hour Days for ‘Call of Duty.’ Now, I Only Do What I Want.

Jennifer Puno tells her story. March 12, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video with Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars, user experience and visual designer Jennifer Puno explains how she used to work for Activision and video game franchise Call of Duty, and how 12- to 14-hour days sapped her physical and emotional energy until she no longer wanted to have conversations with many of her colleagues. Now, as an entrepreneur, Puno is able to work for herself and experiment with the things she is passionate about. She’s also able to meet people who are more like her and who can help her through difficult times. Click play to hear more about Puno’s story and what it’s like to be a female entrepreneur. Related: Want to Open Your Own Store? Make Absolutely Sure You Nail This Crucial Aspect. Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network […]

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This Entrepreneur Never Thought She Would Run a Business. Here’s How She Got Comfortable in That Role.

Here’s what you can learn from Eden Sassoon’s success. March 5, 2018 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Eden Sassoon didn’t think she would become a business leader when she was younger. She thought she would get married and become a housewife. However, she has become a successful entrepreneur, and in this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars sits down with Sassoon to ask her rapid-fire questions about her view on entrepreneurship, what she would tell her younger self and more. Click play to learn more about entrepreneurship and Eden Sassoon. Related: The 3 Attributes of Every Successful Marketing Campaign Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and audio content distributed across all digital platforms for the business genre. EN is partnered […]

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What's the Biggest Challenge of Starting a Restaurant?

Are you ready to start a high-risk business like a restaurant? source_link Related posts: 5 Cheapest-to-Most-Expensive Options for Marketing at Trade Shows What Starting My Business Taught My Daughter About Entrepreneurship SPI 280: Noah Kagan on Personal Challenges, Business Validation, and the Mindset of Starting from Scratch 5 Restaurant Franchises That Will Cost You at Least $1 Million The 7 Biggest Myths About Changing Careers The Biggest Mistake People Make About CMOs The Biggest Mistake Digital Marketers Ever Made: Claiming to Measure Everything Ultimate Dining Experience At Restaurant Guy Savoy Las Vegas

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