Entrepreneur Advice & Inspiration

November, 07 2018
Veterans Helping Veterans: How One Innovative Nonprofit Creates Opportunities for Veterans to Achieve Their Entrepreneurial Dreams

With Veteran’s Day upon us, now is a great time to take a deeper look at the role U.S. military veterans play in building the businesses that fuel the nation’s economy, drive innovation and help to make up the backbone of this country. Todd Connor is one such military veteran. In 2014, he founded Bunker Labs, a national network that is dedicated to helping new veteran entrepreneurs start their own business.

March, 28 2018
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Make Every Day a Great Day

Mornings are often full of hope as many entrepreneurs start their work day feeling motivated. However, it’s easy to find ourselves mired in other issues and leaving work at the end of the day feeling deflated and exhausted. While leading a small business can be very rewarding, entrepreneurs should consider ways to be more productive and remain mindful of how they schedule their days to avoid burnout and keep their small business dreams from turning into nightmares. Here are five tips for making every workday effective and productive.

September, 07 2017
3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Do Early On

Though the barriers to launching your own venture have never been lower, about 20% of small businesses fail in their first year and 50% of small businesses fail in their fifth year. But you can increase your chances of beating the odds. Before you go all-in on your company concept, take the following three steps to set yourself up for success.

August, 15 2017
Are You Ready to Take Over the World? Read This First

Moving into markets in other countries may sound complicated but it is a lot more attainable than you may think. Here are four of the most common perceived barriers to global expansion and ways an international employer-of-record can alleviate even the most obstinate concerns.

April, 04 2017
7 Money Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

While each small business comes with its own specific set of strengths and weaknesses, there are a number of tried-and-true strategies that successful business leaders can adopt across a broad range of industries and business models. If you'd like to learn how to extend the value of your economic resources, start by following these proven money habits of successful entrepreneurs.

March, 22 2017
How to Fail in Business Without Really Trying

Only about 50 percent of businesses survive the first five years and only about one-third keep the lights on for 10 or more years. Find out if you are inadvertently getting in the way of your success by making these six common business mistakes.

May, 19 2016
TriNet Inspires Entrepreneurs in the City of Angels!

This post is part of our TriNet Inspire series. Los Angeles is a city full of ambition and creativity – and that was apparent in the 300+ entrepreneurs, small business owners and leaders who attended TriNet Inspire this week in Los Angeles.

January, 27 2016
Do You Know Your Emotional Intelligence? It Can Define Your Career Success

Guest post by Structured GI Leadership

Emotions have no place in the workplace - or do they? We are all humans and emotions make us just that. Your emotional intelligence is, essentially, your ability to recognize and control your own emotions and emotional reactions. It means being in touch with how you’re feeling and the feelings of those around you, then using that awareness – as opposed to your emotional reactions - to guide your thoughts and behaviors.

In the workplace, your emotional intelligence determines how your employees will view you and respond to you.  While many think of emotions as being inappropriate for the workplace, your emotional intelligence can actually define your career path.  People will not follow those they cannot trust and people will not trust those whose emotional IQ they cannot read.

The five key aspects of emotional intelligence