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YEC Members Share Lessons on How to Keep You and Your Business Healthy

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 how entrepreneurs can keep themselves and their startups healthy.

Measuring Your Company's Health: 3 Metrics You Must Understand

In his latest Inc article, Solomon Thimothy shares why it's so challenging for business owners to know how well their business is doing in all areas. His tip? "Keeping a pulse on your company requires that you keep key metrics in mind, including revenue, growth and client metrics. Combined, these metrics will tell you if your company has a clean bill of health."

15 Easy Ways to Incorporate Fitness Into Your Daily Routine

Earlier this week, YEC members share how they find time to fit in a workout or fitness routine while still running their company. Read their advice in this Ambitious article.

YEC contributors: Jesse LearV.I.P. Waste ServicesTarek PertewUncubedDrew HendricksButtercupNanxi LiuEnplugZachary BurkesPredictable ProfitsElliot BohmCardcash.comSean KellySnackNationJonathan LongMarket Domination MediaAdam SteeleThe MagistrateHeather McGoughLean Startup CompanyBrandon Stapper858 GraphicsSean OgleLocation 180, LLCJake StutzmanElevateAngela HarlessAcrobatAntMickey MeyerJASH.

The 3 Telltale Signs Your Startup Needs an Office Manager

It's time to stop wearing so many hats as a founder and YEC member Aron Susman agrees. TheSquareFoot co-founder and CFO recently write an article for Inc offering his proven advice on when it's time to hire an office manager to do things like order supplies and assemble furniture.

Avoiding Perfection to Achieve Progress

Striving for perfection is difficult for any organization placing an emphasis on high-quality deliverables, but even more so if one of your corporate values is "excellence." In David Ciccarelli's Forbes article, he discusses why it’s in a company's best interest to make many small improvements it's not as important to strive for absolute perfection.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Always Make Time for Service

Reputation Capital CEO Mary Ellen Slayter recently published a Forbes piece about why it's important to serve your community, to volunteer and help others. He writes, "Being generous with my time has a similar effect as tithing on my income. It makes me realize just how blessed I really am (no hashtag needed)."

13 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When They Try to Scale Too Quickly

What's one mistake young companies make when trying to scale too quickly? Our YEC members have answers in this Noobpreneur article. One writes, "Whether your business just opened or is celebrating its 10th anniversary, scrappiness is the key to long-lasting sustainability."

YEC contributors: Joshua Dorkin, BiggerPocketsElle Kaplan, LexION CapitalMiles Jennings, Recruiter.comNicole Munoz, Start Ranking NowMatt Doyle, Excel BuildersAdam Steele, The MagistrateDrew Hendricks, ButtercupBlair Thomas, First American MerchantBrian Smith, S Brian Smith GroupShilpi Sharma, Kvantum Inc.Christopher Kelly, ConveneEngelo Rumora, Ohio Cashflow.

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.