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What Kind of Leader Are You? 7 Business Leadership Styles and How to Become a Better Leader

Katie Lundin | April 28th, 2017

  What does it mean to be a leader? Truthfully, there are as many answers to that question as there are leaders in the world. And, as an entrepreneur, manager or supervisor, it’s incredibly valuable to know your own leadership style- and to understand your own strengths and weaknesses.   The most successful leaders do […]

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Fresh from the SPRING: Godfreyw

Audree | April 27th, 2017

When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we recognize this gem submitted in this clothing project: The challenge of this project was to create a T-shirt/tank top design for a local corporate run. It was an opportunity to show off their company’s new logo and […]

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11 Entrepreneurs Who Are Changing the World

Katie Lundin | April 24th, 2017

Entrepreneurs are in a prime position to shape the world around them- through their own businesses and through charitable giving. A few weeks ago I wrote an article about 13 female entrepreneurs who are changing the world. It was such an inspiring journey, that I decided to see what the rest of the entrepreneurial world […]

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How To Use Design Thinking to Innovate Your Business

Katie Lundin | April 11th, 2017

“How did you come up with that? I could never think of that.” Creative people are often viewed as mysterious, whimsical and ineffable creatures. And yet, the innovation and solutions creativity generates have incredible value. What if I told you that there is a method to the madness? That you, too, can innovate and problem-solve […]

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7 Lessons Small Businesses Can Learn from the World’s Best Brands

Ross Kimbarovsky | April 7th, 2017

Entrepreneurs and small business owners typically don’t believe they can learn anything useful from the biggest and most successful companies in the world. After all, brand building at-scale is typically very different than brand building in the startup and small business world. Nevertheless, smart entrepreneurs and small business owners pay careful attention to important market […]

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(Ebook) STAND OUT: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting, Growing, and Managing a Successful Business

Nick Bowersox | April 4th, 2017

Do you ever wonder why one entrepreneur fails while another succeeds? Sometimes, it boils down to luck. But, success and failure is about more than luck. It helps to have an advantage when starting out. Over the past two decades, crowdSPRING Founder and CEO Ross Kimbarovsky has spoken with thousands of entrepreneurs and small business […]

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The Small Business Guide to Crafting The Perfect Tagline or Slogan

Ross Kimbarovsky | March 31st, 2017

Coming up with a great company name for your new small business or startup can be challenging and time-consuming. Coming up with a memorable tagline or slogan can present an even greater challenge. A tagline is supposed to communicate to your customers and potential customers what sets you apart from your competition and also your […]

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