This Entrepreneur Is Helping People Remember Why They Matter

Jessica Abo sits down with the Founder and CEO of a nonprofit organization trying to create a world where everyone knows they matter. November 25, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Matthew Emerzian was on a successful career path before he decided to pivot. “I worked for 10 years in the music industry at a very successful level and woke up on a Monday morning and had a major mental breakdown,” Emerzian explains. “I suffered from anxiety and depression and I found my purpose through living a life that wasn’t about me. The idea of doing something not about me on a weekly basis changed my life and that became the inspiration to start the nonprofit.” Emerzian’s nonprofit, Every Monday Matters, is on a mission is to help people understand how much, and why, they matter. “Our two biggest programs are our education program and our […]

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Make the Choice to Be Positive

Jon Gordon shares his thoughts on the value of positivity for professional sports teams and Fortune 500 companies. July 20, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Jon Gordon talks about his journey to becoming one of America’s thought leaders on the topics of positivity and teamwork after struggles with depression and negativity earlier in his life. Gordon explains how positive leadership impacts any team, from professional sports to the business world, and how the best leaders also tend to be the most humble. Gordon and The Playbook host David Meltzer, share their thoughts on the impact that gratitude has on a person’s mindset, the need for positive communication amongst a team, and how leaders can transform their organizations with vision, belief, passion, and purpose. Related: How John Paul DeJoria Went From Being Homeless to Building Two Billion-Dollar Companies Read_More Related posts: Leaving a Positive Leadership Legacy Is Really […]

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Staying Positive and Building a Business That Matters with Marc and Angel Chernoff

Marc Chernoff: When it comes to growth personally and professionally, discomfort is really the key to the growth that you ultimately want for yourself. So do something every single day that challenges you, or scares you, just a little bit, right? You know, you don’t have to go crazy, but . . . Pat Flynn: You’re listening to Marc Chernoff, who is here with his wife, Angel, and they’re going to be talking about some of the biggest discomforts that they’ve had in their life that have helped push them forward into a very successful business, helping hundreds of thousands of people. You’re going to learn about how they got started in business and kind of accidentally fell into this business, how long it took for them to monetize, what they monetized with, it is actually a lot simpler than you might think. You’re going to discover how they dealt […]

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Positivity and Negativity Are Both Infectious in Business

April 30, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Drew Stern, the managing director of Artificial Intelligence company Esquify, explains that in order to achieve lasting success, a leader must maintain a positive outlook. There is no straight path to success, and while some see a certain situation as either a win or a loss, Stern chooses to see every situation as either a win or an opportunity to pivot, refine or learn something new. Despite Esquify’s focus on artificial and automative processes, Stern promotes the company as a setting where co-workers can share, collaborate and advance together. The company’s reputation as a business where people can challenge themselves and grow is one of many factors responsible for the firm’s low employee turnover and high job satisfaction. Learn more about Stern and Esquify in the full video interview below. Related: Looking for a Business Idea? Think About […]

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4 Social Media Marketing Tips to Improve Your Online Presence

Just ask basketball fan Eliot Robinson. He found a way to get people like Lebron James and Russell Westbrook to follow his Instagram page. February 15, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Instagram has become a business hub and marketing tool that can help you, as an entrepreneur working anywhere in the world, expand your influence far and wide. Take the example of a rabid basketball fan and amateur player I know. Related: How Positivity Makes You Healthy and Successful Eliot Robinson (@eliot) is a social media influencer and entrepreneur who started the online basketball community Dunk (@dunk) on Instagram. In the past year, he initiated a movement on Instagram that now involves tens of thousands of people, gathered together under the simple symbol of a  ✪. Too simple to be true? It wasn’t!  Growing up, Robinson told me, he realized — as do so many other […]

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