If Coronavirus Is a War, Let’s Do What the Military Does to Get Through It

May 24, 2020 9 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I’ve had the privilege of serving in the military and experiencing life as a startup entrepreneur. As a leader in both worlds, I’ve learned that sound organizational decision-making is key to survival. I’ve also learned over time through my formal business […]

Facebook Shops: A New Feature to Sell Directly on Facebook

Facebook is plunging further into e-commerce. During a time of social distancing, its new online selling feature could be a lifeline for your side hustle or small business. The social media behemoth unveiled Facebook Shops, a virtual storefront accessible via Facebook and Instagram business pages. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, announced the new […]

Secrets From a Navy SEAL on Courage During Crisis

May 20, 2020 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When it comes to leading with courage in the face of fear, there are few people with more experience than Navy SEALs. I recently had the chance to hear combat veteran and retired Navy SEAL officer Larry Yatch, co-founder of SEAL Team Leaders, […]

Live in California? How to Earn $445 With Your Smart Thermostat

Did you know that your thermostat could earn you $445 in the next year? If you live in California, this is totally doable — and easier than you might think. You just have to do two things: Install a smart thermostat, and sign up and connect your electric account with OhmConnect, a company that’ll pay […]

Magic Johnson Is Helping Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Magic Johnson speaks to reporters prior to an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles on April 9, 2019. Magic Johnson Enterprises, along with MBE Capital Partners, is offering $100 million in loans that are specifically for minority- and women-owned businesses impacted by the coronavirus. Mark J. Terrill/ AP Photo During his NBA career, Earvin Johnson, […]

What the Regime Uncertainty of the Pandemic Means for Entrepreneurs

Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! May 21, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Major upheavals, such as an unexpected pandemic, cause shakeouts in markets. While virtually all businesses suffer, startups and small businesses are typically the ones to go under […]

Did Someone Reject Your Idea? Because of Coronavirus, They Might Reconsider

May 20, 2020 5 min read Did people say no to you before? They might say yes now. Were they afraid of your idea before? Maybe not anymore. And what about you, personally? Did you think something was once impossible, or that you’d reached your limit? Now you might discover otherwise. I am seeing this […]

FedEx Coronavirus Grants: $1 Million to Small Businesses

FedEx is supporting small businesses that are reeling from the fallout of the coronavirus. The delivery-services corporation allocated $1 million in “Support Small” grants available to businesses with 50 employees or fewer. Each of the 200 awardees will receive a $5,000 grant plus a $500 FedEx Office credit to be used in-store for printing, packaging […]

Nursing Homes Can’t Take Stimulus Check, Even if You’re on Medicaid

People who live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities get to keep their coronavirus stimulus checks, even if they’re on Medicaid.  But some facilities are telling residents on Medicaid that they have to turn over their stimulus money, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Here’s why it’s a complete lie: The stimulus payments are […]

What Does the Crisis Mean for the Sharing Economy?

May 19, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The global health crisis has rocked the sharing economy. Uber and Lyft drivers have seen their incomes plunge as people shelter in place. Airbnb bookings have tumbled, and its services have been banned in some cities and states. Gig workers at a […]