A New Book Explains Why Bootstrapping Is an Entrepreneur’s Best Bet

(DGIwire) – Today’s aspiring entrepreneurs are living in an era in which companies can be built without the obligations that come with outside investors. More and more entrepreneurs are learning that bootstrapping can bring success. It’s a fascinating topic about which serial entrepreneur Marty Schultz has just published an entire book: No Investors? No Problem: […]

Treating Customers With Respect Is Key to Bootstrapping, New Book Shows

(DGIwire) – For any entrepreneur thinking of bootstrapping their own business, it’s vital to truly understand one’s potential customers to build a product or service that genuinely enriches their lives. This is one of the valuable takeaways in a fascinating new book by serial entrepreneur Marty Schultz on how bootstrapping can bring success: No Investors? […]

To Cultivate Engaged Employees, Use the F.O.R.C.E.

(DGIwire) – When it comes to attracting and retaining talent, businesses face a growing challenge in light of the booming job market. With the current demand for skilled employees exceeding the number of available workers, keeping a team engaged is vital to a successful management strategy. As noted in a recent blog on the website […]

No Investors? No Problem by Marty Schultz, Now Available on Amazon and From Booksellers Nationwide

Insights From Serial Entrepreneur Show How Bootstrapping Leads to Business Success (DGIwire)  No Investors? No Problem!: A Serial Bootstrapper’s Playbook for Breakthrough Success on a Shoestring Budget (New Voices Press, 2019) by Marty Schultz, a serial entrepreneur, mentor-speaker, angel fund investor and award-winning innovator, is now available for purchase through Amazon  in softcover and for Kindle, […]

5 Promising Ways to Get Stay-at-Home Parents Back to Work

(DGIwire) – Stay-at-home parents seeking to reenter the workforce can hit some unexpected snags that can delay their return. Yet as a recent article on the website of Harvard Business Review notes, parents who leave the workforce when their kids are young but later want to reenter it may be corporate America’s greatest untapped resource. […]

Advice for Entrepreneurs: Don’t Take Rejection Personally

(DGIwire) – What are the most useful words of wisdom that aspiring entrepreneurs ought to hear? If they are opting to raise money by bootstrapping rather than seeking venture capital, the answer could very well be: “Never take it personally!” This is one of the insights recently shared on the podcast The Entrepreneur Way. The […]

6 Factors That Allow Teams to Work Well Together

(DGIwire) — It’s not enough to just hire the right people—those with strong values, great potential and high competence—and develop them as individuals. Good managers also have to help these people work together. This is the takeaway of a recent article on the website of Harvard Business Review focusing on how to make a team […]

Fueling Growth Without Venture Capital Gains Appeal

(DGIwire) – When asked, a significant number of startup founders would probably claim it is nearly impossible to launch and scale a company without the financial backing of outsiders such as venture capitalists. As a recent article in AmericanInno.com reported, VC money can indeed help in a big way, providing cash to hire a good […]

Why Slowing Down on the Job Can Accelerate Success

(DGIwire) – Companies may be tempted to push their employees to work faster and harder all the time. But what if slowing down was actually the key to seeing better results? According to a recent blog posted by Atrium, a staffing and contingent workforce solutions firm, companies that encourage their employees to take their time […]

Ensuring a Hiring Process Attracts Great Candidates

(DGIwire) – Hiring managers know full well the impact of a bad hire. As a result, it’s only natural for them to want to take their time when identifying potential employees. But by drawing out the hiring process, companies run the risk of missing out on first-choice candidates. “In a candidate-driven market, time is of […]

Mind the Gap: How to Explain a Period of Unemployment on a Resume

(DGIwire) – It can be one of the most awkward moments of a job interview: the candidate struggles to explain to the interviewer why there is a period of months—perhaps years—between two or more positions. Whether the reason for the gap involved taking care of a child or something else, it is important to face […]

A PACT to Eliminate Self- Sabotage and ‘Awaken Your Wealth’!

(DGIwire)  For all human beings, regardless of our circumstances, financial security is a common and worthy goal— it means freedom from want.  Unfortunately, money worries are a constant cause of anxiety for far too many of us, who feel they are on a slippery slope,  only a slim margin away from disaster. And even affluent individuals are […]

3 Reasons Why Bootstrapping Beats Crowdfunding

(DGIwire) — When it comes to raising money for a brand new startup, which of the following makes more sense: Initiating a crowdfunding campaign or bootstrapping? As a long-time serial entrepreneur who has built several successful companies from the ground up, Marty Schultz has had plenty of time to study both methods—and as he explained in a […]

Recruiting and Keeping the Best Talent in a Competitive Job Market

(DGIwire) – These days, competition for the best employees is intense. Companies must hone their strategies not only for attracting but for retaining top workers. How can managers keep their top-performing employees happy while attracting new talent to grow their businesses? “The first step is to realize that, in today’s hyper-competitive landscape, employers need to […]

4 Signs It’s Time to Work With a Staffing Agency

(DGIwire) – For many companies, the task of hiring the right people for the right positions is a little like driving a car—only noticeable when something goes wrong. Since many small companies tend to struggle with the distinct challenges associated with human resources, business owners often outsource their HR department to a staffing agency. A […]

close