Entrepreneur magazine
October 2020

October 2020

Entrepreneur | October 2020
October 2020
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100 Powerful Women of 2020

This year is testing everyone's strength - but women never back down from a challenge. Meet the female leaders from 100 brands and businesses, all fighting for a better future.

How a Historic Book of Textiles Inspired a Forward-Looking Garment Factory

Shivam Punjya founded an ethical factory in Gujarat, celebrating the craftsmanship of India.

Struggling to Hire Top Talent? Change the Way You Recruit.

The global tech company Infosys wanted to diversify its hiring. But to get it right, it needed to rethink a lot more than just its recruiting methods.

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If You're in Franchising and Need a New Bank, Ask These Questions

Now more than ever, franchisors and franchisees alike need to work with a bank they can trust. Here's how to get the most of your financial partner.

How to Be More Creative, According to Joseph Gordon-Levitt

We may be physically apart, but the actor and entrepreneur says we can (and should!) still find ways to creatively collaborate.

How to Find the Right Franchisees, According to D1 Training's COO

Dan Murphy is an Army vet and a former NCAA athlete who knows the power of community. Now, as COO of the gym franchise D1 Training, his business is only as strong as its weakest link.

She Sold Her Co-Working Business and Joined a Giant Competitor. Here's Why.

Shelley Bade has had a complex journey with the co-working franchise Office Evolution. It began as a competitor, then turned into a support system when she needed it the most.

6 Ways to Maximize Your Time While Working From Home

COVID-19 is stretching people thin, especially if they have kids at home. We asked six entrepreneurs: How are you managing your day...and your sanity?

Should You Hire a Virtual Assistant?

If you're nervously thinking of handing your tasks (and inbox!) over to a complete stranger, don't worry - we did the research for you.

The Halal Guys Once Drew Huge Crowds. Now It's Pivoting for a Socially Distant World.

COVID-19 has forced the restaurant industry to rethink everything. No brand has seen a more dramatic shift than The Halal Guys, a food cart turned franchise where long lines and busy stores were part of the appeal. So how do you transform a hot spot into a safe, reliable meal?

When's the Right Time to Pursue Your Passion? It's Right Now.

It's time to stop looking backward, and to stop biding our time. This is our moment.

8 Founders Share the Best Decisions They Made in 2020

They weren't always easy, but they've kept these businesses moving forward.

How 8 Founders Are Preparing for Continued Economic Uncertainty

From embracing unexpected changes to leaning on their teams, here's how these entrepreneurs are playing defense.

8 Ways Teams Can Be More Effective While Working From Home

Remote work is here to stay. Eight founders share the valuable lessons they've learned about their staff.

Time for a Change? These 8 Founders Switched Things Up During the Pandemic and Thrived

This year has been hard. But challenge often leads to the best ideas. These entrepreneurs share their biggest learnings.

8 Ways Your Business Can (and Should) Stand for What You Believe In

Customers and employees expect companies to be socially engaged. We asked eight entrepreneurs how to do that authentically.

8 Founders Share the Biggest Lesson Helping Them Survive 2020

The past can be our greatest teacher. Here's how it's making these entrepreneurs smarter and stronger today.

To Get the Most of Your Team, Treat Them As More Than Just Employees

As leaders, we must ask ourselves tough questions and face this year's challenges with a human perspective.

It's Time to Reinvent the "Girlboss"

In the past year, a roll call of buzzy female founders have stepped down from (or been forced out of) the companies they started, after the leadership and culture of their businesses were questioned. What does that mean for the next class of women leaders?

To Help More Women Reach the Top, We Must First Help Those at the Bottom

These days, there's a lot of focus on adding women to corporate boards. That's good - but it doesn't solve a much deeper problem.

Taraji P. Henson: Your Mission Must Be Stronger Than Your Fear

The actress and entrepreneur has opened up about her own mental health - and now she's helping others do it, too.

A Brief Guide to Letting Black Entrepreneurs Be Entrepreneurs

If you want to make the business world more inclusive and equitable, stop seeing Black founders as a cause worth supporting and start viewing them as the innovators and difference-makers they already are.

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