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business with purpose
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How to Build a Business with Purpose

For decades, business leaders treated purpose as an afterthought, if they thought about it at all —a donation or volunteer program to be supported after it had achieved its business goals. But times are changing. According to a survey conducted by Green Print, 64% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products. What’s...
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5 Tips for Mastering Your Brand Storytelling

How are customers, employees and investors able to connect with a business? Companies have a way of coming to life, and often, it’s through the power of brand storytelling. The best businesses have a story, and the best entrepreneurs know how to weave storytelling into their brand narrative. Do you? StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings...
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How to Crack Your Life’s Purpose and Unlock Your True Calling

Inspiration is everywhere. The business of personal development coaching and live or virtual events that “transform your life and 10X your revenue” has exploded in the last 10 years or so. But is the proliferation of these events achieving the goal of helping people align with their life's purpose? My business partner, Patrick Combs, and...
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How Startups Can Achieve B Corp Status (and Why it’s Important)

The idea of starting and running a business for any reason other than profit may seem counterintuitive to some. But a growing number of businesses around the world are turning that idea on its head, and showing that business can — and should — do more. During 2020, a 23% growth in global submissions to become...
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8 Things Entrepreneurs Often Overlook When Starting a Business

Not everyone has the drive to start their own business. Even deciding to press ahead and take that risk is a massive first step, and one to be applauded. We need that entrepreneurial spirit and mindset in the world in order for innovative new businesses to emerge. However, it’s important to take things slowly and...
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5 Step Process for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Mobile App

Choosing a name for your mobile app is something you’ll want to do carefully. The fact is that people do judge a book by its cover. Your app’s name will have a significant impact on its success since it will create the first impression. Your name should be memorable, appealing and clear. StartupNation exclusive discounts...
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5 Things Your Business Should Do Now to Recover From the Pandemic

COVID-19 has plunged the global economy into a now inevitable recession. Businesses of all sizes have been impacted, but startups and small to medium-sized businesses are suffering the most. Overnight, many startups have seen all of their clients become “at risk.” With less disposable income, their business operations may slow, along with sales. External support...
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5 Actionable Steps to Unlock Your Entrepreneurial Spirit During Quarantine

COVID-19 has not only drastically impacted the health, finance and business sphere, it’s also had serious ramifications on social behavior. Mandatory quarantines have forced people to remain home for weeks (even months) at a time. And while millions of people have struggled to adapt to the new limited lifestyle, others are taking a more pragmatic...
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11 Simple Steps for Building Habits That Guarantee Success

Whether your goal is to run a multimillion-dollar business or get in shape, your habits can make or break your success. No matter how talented you are, unless you leverage the power of habit to work for you, you’re unlikely to build the momentum you need. Everyone knows what it’s like to go to bed...
Living a Life of Purpose
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How to Live a Life of Purpose

The purpose of life is living a life of purpose. The power of this particular mantra came to me last week on a call. I was talking to a potential client about their brand and their goals. I asked, "What's your purpose?" They laughed and said, "To make money!" Then they turned serious, saying, "Actually, I've...