Turn Your Business Idea Into a Reality
So, you’ve got an idea for a business. What next? Whether you want to start a technology company or a restaurant, there are 5 practical steps you can take to bring your idea to life and figure out the next steps.
Building Deep Customer Empathy to Solve Any Problem
Deep Customer Empathy creates shared understanding, insights and motivation to improve the lives of our customers. How do we gain this empathy? By observing people, their behaviors, patterns and environment first-hand, with a keen eye to their pain points and barriers to achieving their goal.
Opportunities that Arose from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Out of the box, creative thinking arose because of COVID. For the live events industry and specifically for EDGE, it meant shifting to remote filming kits and establishing health and safety protocols. It strengthened our client relationships and our team’s cohesiveness.
Unleash Your Creativity with the FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge
Demonstrate your entrepreneurial spirit by proposing a new product idea and you could qualify to attend DECA's ICDC.
Intuit Empowers Students to Make a Positive Impact in Their Communities
When they signed up for Intuit’s Social Innovation Challenge, Sofia Broughman, Fluorine Tutelman and Sophia Bustos were prompted to think of ways to support underrepresented minority entrepreneurs and business owners.
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset
What do you think Shark Tank’s Lori Greiner, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and Beats Electronics founder Dr. Dre have in common?
Managing Stress as a Small Business Owner
After six years as a small business owner and entrepreneur, I’ve adapted a few habits and philosophies that have helped me along the way. Here’s what I’ve learned.
DECA Direct Magazine: De-stress
Between school, volunteering, extracurricular activities and DECA, there’s never a shortage of things to do! Learn how to hit pause, slow down and discover the best ways to manage your stress.
DECA Direct Magazine: Entrepreneurship
The Entrepreneurship Issue features tips, resources and how-to guides to help kickstart your next entrepreneurial endeavor.
How Studying Abroad Can Help You Become an Entrepreneur
Studying abroad has many benefits, teaches you life skills and equips you with qualities that can be found in entrepreneurs. Here are just a few of the things you can learn from studying abroad that will help with your future career aspirations.
Listen and Learn: 3 Podcasts for Emerging Entrepreneurs
If you are an emerging entrepreneur, then you already know that seeking out new skills and strategies is essential to turn your ideas into reality. But between school, homework and extracurricular activities, finding time to read the right books and keep up with the latest blogs can be a struggle – not ideal when maximizing your productivity is crucial to success.
How to Start a Business When You're a Busy Student
If you’ve been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, then you’re probably dreaming of starting a business but may not know where to start. Let me tell you… I’ve been there. I know what it’s like to start a business as a busy college student with many competing priorities.