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YEC Members Offer Tips on Building and Cultivating Your Dream Team

YEC members are experts in many fields. From technology to food innovation, they’ve started successful and forward-thinking companies across a variety of industries. Through this experience, they’ve gained first-hand knowledge of the challenges of starting and sustaining a business. This week, our members offer insight on building and cultivating your dream team.

5 Steps for Building Your Dream Team

One step to becoming a successful entrepreneur is having the ability to hire the right kinds of people to join your business; however, hiring is certainly not a one-size-fits-all practice. Jesse Kolber, founder and CEO of LogicPreprecently published an article in Inc. offering his best tips and tricks for improving your hiring practices "by bringing in quality talent, avoiding high turnover and, quite possibly, not having to let people go often."

How to Hire Your Startup’s Founding Team

YEC member Fan Bi, CEO Intern of Blank Label, contributed an article to FastCompany on the challenge of hiring someone for a founding role. In the piece, Fan writes, "Whatever role you need a founding member to perform, look for someone with a maker mentality, design thinking, and an entrepreneurial spirit. This person must be a creator, not an operator."

4 Ways to Make Your Employees Want to Go to Work

Your company's internal culture can make or break your business. To most employees, it's the little touches that demonstrate how much you truly care about their wellbeing. In Yaniv Masjedi's Inc. article, the Nextiva CMO discusses what actions or initiatives should be implemented to create a positive work environment where your employees can thrive. Some techniques include instituting department appreciation days, gamifying your sales department and offering welcome packages to new hires.

How Do You Encourage Employees to Keep Learning and Growing?

As a business owner, you've most likely struggled with how to encourage your team members to keep learning and growing. But how do you know what the right strategy is? In this article from Smart Blogs, YEC members share what they offer their employees to challenge and support them.

YEC contributors: Angela HarlessAcrobatAntEddie Lou, ShiftgigDavid Ciccarelli, Voices.comKevin Xu, Mebo InternationalFan Bi, Blank LabelLane Campbell, JuneNicole Munoz, Start Ranking NowBrendon Schrader, AntennaMatt Doyle, Excel BuildersJoshua Lee, StandOut AuthorityKelsey Meyer, Influence & Co.

Keep an eye out both on our blog and around the web for more great content from YEC members, who regularly share their best practices and insider tips across the Internet.