The Insider: Management

Meet YEC’s Brooks Bell of Brooks Bell on #StartupLab

Brooks Bell is the founder of Brooks Bell, widely considered the leading pro services firm in A/B testing.

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14 Personal Qualities Successful Startup Leaders Share

All great startup leaders have more than entrepreneurship in common.

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13 Web Tools That Will Improve Your HR Department

These tools will save you some much needed time and energy.

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Meet YEC’s Ryan Stoner of Switchcam on #StartupLab

Ryan Stoner is the marketing & business development arm for Switchcam. As a serial entrepreneur and experienced strategist , he brings extensive knowledge across media & technology to the Switchcam table.

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3 Qualities of a Great CMO

The right CMO can drive growth and impact shareholder value -- even more than the CEO. Are you hiring the right person for the job?

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YEC Member Spotlight: Alec Bowers, CEO, Abraxas Dynamics

Alec Bowers of Abraxas Dynamics takes a look back and successes and failures that have led to his current CEO role.

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Meet YEC’s Seth Kravitz of Technori on #StartupLab

Seth Kravitz has spent the last decade building and selling technology companies. Seth has become very civically engaged in Chicago via starting a community organization called Technori, which directly supports and has been instrumental in growing the Chicago startup community since 2010.

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What I Learned About Entrepreneurship From Running

Running and entrepreneurship have more in common than you might think.

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How to Keep Your Gen Y and Gen X Employees Happy

As a young entrepreneur, it's important to know how to specifically meet the needs of all your employees -- especially your peers.

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5 Ways to Prioritize Tasks and Maximize Efficiency

As an entrepreneur, you have so much to do that figuring out where to begin each day can be your biggest obstacle.

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4 Best Practices for Scaling Your Startup

Want to scale your startup? Make sure you have everything you need before moving forward.

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YEC Member Spotlight: Darren Solomon, President, Kid Ventures

Darren Solomon, president of Kid Ventures, shares his day-to-day routine and advice for making it as a startup founder.

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Meet YEC’s Mike McGee of The Starter League on #StartupLab

Mike McGee is the co-founder of The Starter League, an inperson school in Chicago that teaches beginners how to code and design web apps in 3 months.

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4 Ways to Save on Startup Office Space

Running a startup doesn't mean sitting in cubicles or large conference halls -- or paying for those types of spaces. Here are four low-cost office options.

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Meet YEC’s Rob Castaneda of ServiceRocket on #StartupLab

Rob Castaneda is the CEO of ServiceRocket. ServiceRocket works closely with fast-growing Silicon Valley companies

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How to Simplify Your Business (Even as It Grows)

When your business grows, so does its complexity -- but you can stay on top of the chaos with an annual simplicity audit.

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5 Tips for Building a Trusted Business Team (From Anywhere)

As a CEO, you need to understand how to deal with specific company culture issues -- no matter where you may be in relation to your team.

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Meet YEC’s Ben Parr of #DominateFund on #StartupLab

Ben Parr is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of #DominateFund, an early-stage venture capital firm that helps startups get attention for their products by connecting startups with celebs and influencers and coaching startups on how to deal with media and the press, user acquisition strategies, and how to navigate Hollywood.

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6 Ways to Optimize Your Time, at Work and at Home

Busy? Juggling kids, groceries, email and a startup? Us too. Here are six ways to make life a little less chaotic.

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3 Tricks for Improving Your Body Language in the Office

Improving your body language can lead to significant business success. And it's probably easier than you thought!

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