This year, 23 EO member companies were honored in the Inc. 500|5000 list; unfortunately, one member’s company, UltraMobile, was left off the list. In an effort to celebrate this amended (and expanded) list, here are the 24 EO member companies featured by Inc.com this year.
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Monthly Archives: December 2015
By David MacLaren, an EO Vancouver member and President and CEO of MediaValet, Inc.
When a traffic light turns yellow, there’s a split second where your brain and your gut will pull you in opposing directions. Your brain screams “brake” while your gut says “gun it.” It’s the same when it comes to your business decisions. At those crucial moments, you need to know when to go with your gut and gun it, and when to brake for reason.
Grappling with the concept of a work/life balance was a hot topic in 2015. Some argue that it can be done, while others maintain that true balance is not possible. We found a Inc.com post from 22 May in which six EO members give their insight into this ever-timely topic.
Personal experience and conjecture can only take us so far – but a good businessperson knows that “the facts” speak for themselves, so we’ve compiled updated research from The Kauffman Foundation, The United Nations and the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) to give you an accurate representation of 2015 business, both within the United States and globally. Since thorough research regarding women’s entrepreneurship has only recently become available, we’ve included a large amount of information on the subject. Here are 21 noteworthy facts and statistics from this year:
By Sandy Fekete, an EO Columbus member and President of Marketing Works
As a “Baby Boomer” entrepreneur, I have to stay flexible when it comes to managing staff expectations. That’s especially true now that my firm is attracting younger employees. More and more Millennials, specifically, have joined my business over the years. In this time, I’ve learned