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 and gained first-hand knowledge of the challenges of starting and sustaining a business. This week, our members offer insight on understanding industry and workplace trends.
In his latest Forbes article, YEC member Brandon Weber, CEO and Founder of Hightower, offers us an interesting look into how innovations in technology are changing the commercial real estate industry. He writes, "Technology has already revolutionized other industries — through better access to data and analytics, mobile applications and dramatically simpler user experiences – and now it’s slowly starting to do the same for CRE."
Does Amazon owe all its successes to Google? As YEC'er Nathaniel Broughton of Plus2 Capital suggests, "there is plenty of proof that Amazon is a new breeding ground for e-commerce entrepreneurs." In this Inc article, Nate discusses how the process of going from zero to a multibillion-dollar retailer in less than a decade was in part due to the actions of Google.
Recently, corporate social responsibility has quickly become a way to retain millennial employees. This is because younger workers want more than just a paycheck from their employer; they also want to feel like they're making an impact on the community. In this Huffington Post article, Vlad Moldavskiy shares four successful ways his company, Mabbly, encourages corporate philanthropy amongst their employees while appealing to the millennial demographic based on data from the Millennial Impact Report.
In this allBusiness article, we asked our YEC members the following question: "What is one tip for businesses to deal with controversial issues on social media (e.g. politics during an election year)?
YEC contributors: Kevin Conner, Vast Bridges; Angela Harless, AcrobatAnt; Brennan White, Cortex; David Ciccarelli, Voices.com; Blair Thomas, EMerchantBroker; Stanley Meytin, True Film Production; Mattan Griffel, One Month; David Henzel, MaxCDN; Miles Jennings, Recruiter.com.
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.