FounderSociety Member Company Aligned Signs Closed 2015 Strong

FounderSociety member company Aligned Signs, a self-discovery website that connects like-minded users, finished 2015 by receiving a U.S. patent on its unique algorithm of relationship-building through psychometrics, zodiac and astrology. Aligned Signs has also joined eHarmony and Google at iDate, the largest dating

7 Fears First-Time Founders Most Overcome to Succeed

As a new founder, you may be worried about even making the tiniest of mistakes while your business is still in its early stages. It’s how you combat and conquer these fears, however, that will determine your success in the

8 Tips for Crafting a Mission Statement That Resonates

Your mission statement must convey your core values and communicate why you’re in business in the first place. It also needs to be expertly crafted, however, to ensure it stands out in the mind of your stakeholders. A. Combine Keywords,

6 Signs You’re Underselling Your Product or Service

It’s great that your customers are getting a bargain, but don’t sell yourself short. Here’s how to match your product or service with the right price point. A. Your Demand Is Higher Than Your Supply If you’ve taken Economics 101,

8 Fears All Founders Should Overcome When Starting A Business

When it comes to getting your first business off the ground, failure may seem inevitable. But if you’re able to recognize these fears and discover ways to overcome them, you’ll find you may just have a fighting chance at success.

9 Ways to Find a Business Mentor

A mentor has a huge influence on how you run your business. A mentor guides you in ways you never would have thought about, helping you make smarter decisions and connecting you with other industry experts. Finding the right one,

6 Simple Best Practices for Becoming a Better Leader

Focus your skills on where they are best served within your company and your team will follow suit. Question: What is one simple best practice I can adopt to become a better leader this year? MELISSA ROBERTS Free State Strategy Group

9 Tough Truths About Being An Entrepreneur

Between working all hours of the day to carrying a heavy load of responsibilities, nine entrepreneurs reveal why being your own boss isn’t as glamorous as it’s cracked up to be. A. You’re Always Accountable Have you ever heard, “You

6 Daily Motivations for Current Entrepreneurs

These business owners pull motivation from every area of their lives. Question: What is your biggest daily motivation to keep working hard? JESSICA BAKER Aligned Signs Our Impact on the Community “On a daily basis, I try to set realistic goals

5 Tasks You Should Be Outsourcing or Delegating

Just because you’re an entrepreneur doesn’t mean you have to do it all. Sometimes, that’s counterproductive. Question: What is one task you’ve learned to outsource or delegate? JESSICA BAKER Aligned Signs Non-Integral Tasks “We like to stick to what we’re good