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How to Turn into an Informed Decision Maker & Confident Leader of Your Team (or Yourself!)

Mar 25, 2019

This blog post is part 2 of a 3 part training series on how to create a business foundation to allow for future growth, if you haven’t read part 1 yet, start there! Watch the corresponding video for this post here.

Now that we are tracking all of our KPIs and financial information like a boss and feeling really great about that. We need to know: What are we now going to do with it?

Say hi to CEO days or WTF’s - weekly team fast-tracks, that is. Depending on whether you already...

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Meet Fownders Champion: Alex Quin

Mar 19, 2019

Fownders Champions are partners we've chosen around the country to host Value Exchange events and connect with you.

Alex Quin is a serial entrepreneur and influencer, who is best known for founding UADV. UADV is a Forbes accredited investment marketing firm with ties in the entertainment, luxury travel, and retail industries. Alex has been documenting his business journey from an early age on his social media platforms, which has built his following and viewers.

In documenting his journey,...
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Why You Can No Longer Hide from the Numbers & How to Step Up as a CEO

Mar 18, 2019

This blog post is part 1 of a 3 part training series by Jenny Watzka on how to create a business foundation to allow for future growth. Watch the video here.

If you are one of the ones currently hiding from your financials, your KPIs and make decisions based solely on what feels good - this article is for you!

Why is it ABSOLUTELY necessary to know your numbers?

The simplest answer: Because hiding from them doesn’t make your situation any better. A lot of entrepreneurs know the basics,...

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Entrepreneurs and the Environment

Mar 11, 2019

As our world continues to grow rapidly, the way we do business will continue to grow and change. Whether your business’s sole purpose and goal is environmentally based or perhaps you choose to donate funds and projects to certain areas, it’s important to note our footprint on this planet and to give back to the globe that has so generously hosted our species.

In light of this, here are a few things you can do to stay environmentally conscious. As a bonus, check out a few amazing...

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Two Must-Reads for Entrepreneurs

Mar 04, 2019

In this digital, modern world, reading books is still a habit that is essential, especially for those who want to rise as entrepreneurs and leave a mark on this earth. Here are two essential books for the business-minded individual. Start your month off with these.

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss

A book that tackles three important areas in three different sections: Healthy, Wealthy and Wise. Ferriss gives advice on how to remain healthy which is essential to productivity. He also explains how...

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How to Spawn Value in Any Environment

Feb 25, 2019

Our obligations to family, friends we consider family, significant others, and those we work with are often spurred by their increasing ability to provide us something we cannot create ourselves. When you are approaching any situation, whether beneficial or adversarial, there are procedures you can implement to maximize benefits.

As you may have heard, it is true that what you do in one environment reflects your potential in others, but where individuals end up short in their efforts to...

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Tidying Up for Entrepreneurs

Feb 18, 2019

How the Marie Kondo’s KonMari method can help entrepreneurs keep certain areas of their life neat and tidy

Marie Kondo’s book and Netflix show “Tidying Up” has taken the world by storm and is inspiring many to better organize their lives. According to Marie Kondo, “Tidying not only changes your home or life, but it also allows you to create a space that suits your ideal self.” This theory can be important for entrepreneurs to think about as they envision a...

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Meet Fownders Champion: Fernando J Valencia

Feb 15, 2019
 

Fownders Champions are partners we've chosen around the country to host Value Exchange events and connect with you.

This month's champion is a millennial entrepreneur focused on event production, modern age marketing, and legacy fulfillment. Fernando J Valencia is the founder of the Guru Brand which houses:

With over 13 years experience as a...

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Creating Community

Feb 11, 2019

Being an entrepreneur can be lonely. When you’re in school, you’re naturally surrounded by peers and professors who are there to encourage and educate you. When you work for a company, you have coworkers and advisors there for you. But when you’re an entrepreneur -- especially in the early stages -- it might feel like it’s just you.

When Fownders was first getting started, we talked to entrepreneurs and asked what they wanted and what they needed. And the answers...

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8 Awesome Last Minute Gifts for Entrepreneurs

Feb 04, 2019

When it comes to buying gifts for Valentine's Day, there are a lot of things that hinder us from finding the perfect gift. Online shopping can help you get exactly what you're looking for, and two-day shipping is your best friend if you are a last minute shopper like me. Whether you are busy with work or battling a budget, these gift ideas can save you time, money, and hassle when shopping for the entrepreneur in your life.

1. Classic Notebook

While it may sound cliche, a good notebook can be...

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