Marian Knup

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I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

Scaling a transformative culture through a digital factory

Building a digital culture might be the most difficult issue companies face. Using a “digital factory” is one way to get there.<p><b>In many large</b> …

13 Eye-opening stats about project management

Project management landscape is going through an evolution with teams emphasizing more on reporting, information technology and productivity. A …

The Fundamentals to Building a Successful eCommerce Business From Scratch

Building a successful eCommerce business is like running a marathon. You have to start preparing beforehand so that you don’t run out of fuel mid way.<p>…

18 impressive tools you should be using as an entrepreneur

Share27<p>Tweet<p>Share388<p>+18<p>Shares 423<p>Being an entrepreneur is not a piece of cake. And, if you are one nobody can understand this better than you. Right …

Infographics

Latest Project Management Trends to Watch Out For In 2017

With the changing work culture across industries and technology growing by leaps and bounds, project management software has come a long way from pen …

10 Best Project Management Training Courses Online

10 Best Project Management Training Courses Online<p>From Self-Paced to Instructor-Led, We've Got You Covered.<p>Updated January 01, 2018<p>Are you looking to …

4 Smart Ways to Find the Best Project Management Tools for Your Team

What you do matters most -- but how you do it goes a long way towards ensuring success.<p>Everyone needs sales skills in order to succeed. The same is true with project management skills: whether you need to get things done on your own or -- more likely -- with and through other people, the ability to …

How we use Trello on the GOV.UK Publishing Platform team - Inside GOV.UK

Teams at GDS are free to pick the processes and tools that work for them. On the GOV.UK Publishing Platform, our Kanban process is supported by …

Project Management: Guide to Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall - APE Project Management

Humanity has a great track record when it comes to serious project management. From the Great Pyramids to the moon landing, our greatest endeavors …

7 Steps to Becoming a Successful Social Entrepreneur

Social entrepreneurs are a big-hearted breed. They care deeply about more than earning a profit. They’re also passionate about making a …

How to Start a Social Business [Guide]

Social business is not about social media. Instead, social business is a strategy to solve a social problem with your company without depending on …

2016 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs

Startups

Here’s How You Can Use Your MBA For Good

Have a business degree? (Or are you going to have one soon?) Here’s how you can leverage that experience for social justice, not just dollars.<p>This summer, Emmanuel Faber, the CEO of dairy giant Danone, dominated the headlines in France when he delivered a powerfully moving commencement address to …

Doing Good by Doing Well: 6 Digital Tools for Social Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a social entrepreneur, I love finding companies and products that help me give back to my community. That’s why these six apps and platforms have become part of my personal and professional toolkit. They’re easy to use as I go about my …

5 Reasons Why Social Entrepreneurship Is The New Business Model

Today’s young people are as concerned with making a positive impact on the world as they are with making money. A whopping 94% want to use their skills to benefit a cause. Meanwhile, only half of Americans have confidence in the free market system, down from 80% just 15 years ago.<p>Against this …

Entrepreneurship

Meet Mallu, A New Zealand Social Enterprise Creating Fair Trade Street Fashion

Mallu is a New Zealand social enterprise creating organic street-wear clothing. They’ve create high quality fair-trade and organic cotton tees from …

30 Mission-Driven Startups You Should Know

Many in Silicon Valley aspire to build products and companies that have the potential to create positive change on a large scale. Often, however, …

The co-operative pie business inspiring school kids to transform their communities

A community bakery, opened in Anfield to breathe new life into its ailing high street, is also inspiring young people to become social entrepreneurs …

How Business Can Lift People Out Of Poverty: 4 Insights From The World's Best Social Entrepreneurs

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>How do you profitably sell to a customer who …

Social Entrepreneurship with Simon Sinek: How to Become an Effective Leader and Cause Holder for your Company - Rank & File Magazine

3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Solve Their Talent Problem

The impact of “social entrepreneurs” — individuals who deploy innovation and market forces to fill social needs — is growing. Bringing light to Africa, mobile banking to Bangladesh, low-cost health care to Nepal, or better school lunches to the American cafeteria: In all these cases, the private …

5 Trending Social Enterprises In Europe That You Should Know About

It’s been dubbed “the old continent”, likely because of having a long story, being a place that exudes history. Its cities still hold the remnants of …

A Deeper Look At Social Entrepreneurship: Key Trends In 2016 (And Beyond)

Social entrepreneurship is the next generation’s secret weapon for tackling chronic social challenges and creating the change they want to see.

Entrepreneurship

7 Businesses Proving 2016 is Social Entrepreneurship Year | SEJ

“It’s better to give than to receive.”<p>That seems to have long been the mantra for philanthropists of all shapes and sizes. Words that were echoed by …

Entrepreneurship

Podcast: The Art of Social Entrepreneurship

Many artists are social entrepreneurs, according to Laura Callanan — they just don’t get called that, or get the same access to capital markets.<p>After …

Meet the top 100 business visionaries creating value for the world

At Business Insider, we believe capitalism can and should be a force for good. With this inaugural edition of <b>Business Insider 100: The Creators</b>, we are celebrating leaders who embody this spirit.<p>Many rankings focus only on those who have achieved great financial success. Our CEO Henry Blodget sums …

Startups

Key E-Commerce Trends Brands Need To Know

Whether you already have an established brand or plan to launch an e-commerce startup over the coming months, it’s important to keep track of all the recent trends in the sector so that you can best compete. The e-commerce industry is set to generate over $490 billion in the U.S. alone by the year …

eCommerce