Modern Entrepreneur

Leveling Up: Why Eric Siu Treats His Life Like a Video Game

By Jamie Friedlander / September 14, 2021 /

This marketing boss believes the key to success is treating business—and life—like a video game.

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Ask the Coach: I'm Not Passionate About My Job But It Pays Well—What Should I Do?

Ask the Coach: I’m Not Passionate About My Job But It Pays Well—What Should I Do?

By Ben Fairfield / September 10, 2021 /

We most effectively make major decisions by being asked and by answering powerful questions. So, let me ask you: What happened to your passion? Everyone loses their passion at some point.

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The Founder of Black Girl Ventures Gets Things Done

By Scott Bedgood / August 31, 2021 /

She would have been happy sticking with this business, she thought. But for Bell, there’s always another adventure and another problem to solve.

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Rebecca Minkoff: 'I Never Set Out to Be a Rule Breaker'

Rebecca Minkoff: ‘I Never Set Out to Be a Rule Breaker’

By Rebecca Minkoff / August 26, 2021 /

Lessons learned in my journey from brand new to brand name.

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How Following the Rules Empowers You to Break Them on Your Own Terms

How Following the Rules Empowers You to Break Them on Your Own Terms

By Natasha Lavender / August 10, 2021 /

Michelle says that as the daughter of Indian immigrants, she originally seemed destined to end up in one of the career paths her parents expected her to go into: doctor, lawyer or investment banker.

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Why Even the Most Successful People Can Benefit from a Business Coach

Why Even the Most Successful People Can Benefit from a Business Coach

By Natasha Lavender / July 20, 2021 /

Anyone who is skeptical about the potential benefits of having a business coach should look at athletics. The greatest athletes in the world all have coaches. They know that no matter their level of talent, there are always areas for improvement. A coach might not be as good at the game overall, but they’re an…

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Ask the Coach: I’ve Hit a Career Plateau—What Now?

By Don Hobbs / July 20, 2021 /

Remember, it is not what you do for a living that should make you fulfilled, but the reasons why you do it. Does the work match up with your own story about who you are?

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How to Become a Certified Coach

How to Become a Certified Coach

By Michael Pietrzak / July 18, 2021 /

Coaches have the honor of getting to know their clients at the deepest levels. They ask you questions your friends and family never would. They keep asking until they hit the bedrock of your soul.

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Are You Ready to Hire a Virtual Assistant?

Are You Ready to Hire a Virtual Assistant?

By Sarah Paulk / June 24, 2021 /

Hiring help is the first big leap for an entrepreneur.

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How One Woman Celebrates Black Culture Through Subscription Boxes

By Jeff Sullivan / May 12, 2021 /

A failed first attempt didn’t stop this determined founder.

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