AJ Agrawal

AJ Agrawal

AJ Agrawal is the CEO and co-founder of Alumnify. an alumni-engagement platform.

The 3 Things College Taught Me About Being An Entrepreneur
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The 3 Things College Taught Me About Being An Entrepreneur

If done correctly, the college experience can be a very beneficial time for entrepreneurs, and can provide opportunities to learn and grow.
3 Reasons Founders Need to Stop Trying So Hard
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3 Reasons Founders Need to Stop Trying So Hard

When founders are overworked, their employees suffer.
3 Reasons Why You're Not Learning as Fast as You Can
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3 Reasons Why You're Not Learning as Fast as You Can

To become better at something, you need to take action, remain focused and stay motivated.
3 of the Most Helpful Lessons I've Learned as a CEO
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3 of the Most Helpful Lessons I've Learned as a CEO

While there is no manual for being a leader, there are a few things entrepreneurs can do to help better steer the ship.
3 Ways to Keep Your Startup Organized From Day One
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3 Ways to Keep Your Startup Organized From Day One

While everyone talks about external factors causing startups to fail, internal issues are just as much to blame. Here are a few tips to help with processes within a company.
When Looking for a Co-Founder Ask Yourself These 4 Questions
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When Looking for a Co-Founder Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

To ensure your co-founder is one that you can be with for the long haul, look for these traits.
3 Times Entrepreneurs Need to Say No to Be Successful
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3 Times Entrepreneurs Need to Say No to Be Successful

Start saying no more today, so you can concentrate on what matters the most in your startup.
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3 Entrepreneur Mottos That Need to Be Redefined

Too often famous sayings can be misinterpreted and can do more harm than good.
The 4 Most Common Mistakes Early Entrepreneurs Make
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The 4 Most Common Mistakes Early Entrepreneurs Make

Here are a few errors newbie entrepreneurs make -- and how to avoid them.
 3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Virtual Assistant
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3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Virtual Assistant

When you're just starting your company, you never have enough time on your hands. If used correctly, virtual assistants may be the answer you've been looking for.
Team Not Talking? Here Are 4 Ways to Boost Communication.
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Team Not Talking? Here Are 4 Ways to Boost Communication.

If you aren't communicating with your team, your company will suffer. Here is how to get everyone chatting -- and on the same page.
4 Ways Yoga And Meditation Will Make You a Better Leader
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4 Ways Yoga And Meditation Will Make You a Better Leader

Like most things, practicing mindfulness takes dedication. But if leaders remain persistent, they will reap all the benefits of this practice.
Don't Just Develop Your Company Brand, Think About Your Personal One, Too
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Don't Just Develop Your Company Brand, Think About Your Personal One, Too

Building your own brand can do wonders for your business. Here are three quick tips to get your started.
The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition
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The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition

During pitch competitions, entrepreneurs must go head to head with other ambitious founders to try and win a piece of the funding pie. To prepare for these competitions, entrepreneurs should concentrate on these three questions.
3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch
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3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch

If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue.