Two GSEA finalists answer the question, “What is the difference between a businessperson an an entrepreneur?” Eileen Phoan, an artist from Malaysia, and Mohammed Fawaz, who empowers students through accessible online learning platforms, highlight the difference between a career and a lifestyle. They culminate September’s theme of innovation within their respective fields. Here’s what they had to say:
Monthly Archives: September 2015
Entrepreneurs are constantly looking for new ways to innovate! For many business owners, it’s important to encourage an innovative culture, in order to remain successful. Inc. asked members of EO to share any and all tips on how they might achieve this goal.
“Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn’t work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.”
— Roger Von Oech
By Robert Hake, CEO and Founder of MyLocker.net
Are you making the jump from local business to E-commerce site? It’s not as hard as you might think, although it’s by no means an easy process. When I took my business –Outdoor Innovations, a local custom gear shop – to the web, I went through many careful considerations, consulting friends, business partners and customers alike.
By Frank Cowell, an EO San Diego member and president and creative director of Elevator
The internet is large. We know this. As a result, being found online can be tricky. And an effective content marketing strategy can take many forms.
But sometimes, as marketers, we just need to be seen. Even if to be seen we have to be utterly shameless to do it.
Each Wednesday in September, we spotlight innovation within GSEA. Today’s post highlights the talents and accomplishments of Lisa Xiang, Miss China and Founder of OIAM, a fashion-inspired company:
“The identity of Miss China offers me chances to meet talents from all fields. I learn a lot from their experience and their stories of starting their own business. So a vision came upon my mind: why don’t I start my own company?
By Mark Tepper, an EO Cleveland member and president of Strategic Wealth Partners
Your participation in clubs and organizations shouldn’t end in high school. Joining a professional organization of like-minded businesspeople can do a lot for your business and your personal livelihood. Here are just a few benefits of joining an entrepreneurial organization: