Jess Ekstrom

Jess Ekstrom

CEO and Founder of HeadbandsOfHope.com, Speaker and Author.
Jessica Ekstrom founded Headbands of Hope when she was a senior in college in 2012. She created the company to bring joy back to kids who have lost their hair and help fund childhood cancer research. Headbands of Hope has given tens of thousands of dollars to childhood cancer research and has donated headbands to every children's hospital in the United States.
4 Reasons to Get Away from Transactional Networking
Networking

4 Reasons to Get Away from Transactional Networking

People will assume you want something. What kind of a basis for a business relationship is that?
Doing Good by Doing Well: 6 Digital Tools for Social Entrepreneurs
Doing Good

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

These tools make it easy for you to give back, while pushing you and your business ahead.
A New Addition to the Virtual Learning World: Brit + Co
online learning

A New Addition to the Virtual Learning World: Brit + Co

How this Entrepreneur contributor discovered online learning as a way to share her startup skills.
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business
Starting a Business

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business

Do you catch yourself going back to the same idea when you lay your head down on your pillow each night?
5 Steps for Getting Your Product into Stores
Wholesale Business

5 Steps for Getting Your Product into Stores

Here are the pros and cons of selling wholesale.
6 Inspiring Summer Reads for Entrepreneurs
Books

6 Inspiring Summer Reads for Entrepreneurs

Put up that hammock. Make some lemonade. And dig into these inspirational reads.
6 Things My Mom Taught Me About Business and Life.
Mothers

6 Things My Mom Taught Me About Business and Life.

Just in time for Mother's Day, this Entrepreneur contributor remembers the lessons from Mom she still applies to this day.
7 Important Service Offerings Your Ecommerce Business May Be Missing
Ecommerce

7 Important Service Offerings Your Ecommerce Business May Be Missing

Offer customers the opportunity to post reviews and 24/7 live chat. Their gratitude may very well translate to dollars.
6 Tips on How to Get Work Done While Traveling
Travel Apps

6 Tips on How to Get Work Done While Traveling

A growing list of apps helps make sure you're producing even when you're mobile.
Going to the Bank Again? Say Goodbye to That.
FinTech

Going to the Bank Again? Say Goodbye to That.

The rise of 'Fin-Tech' means that, more and more, banking will be coming to you (and your device).
Why Entrepreneurs Don't Feel Successful
Success Strategies

Why Entrepreneurs Don't Feel Successful

Take a moment out of your busy day and celebrate the small things.
A Letter to Those Over-Commiters Out There
Opportunity

A Letter to Those Over-Commiters Out There

Is your calendar filled to overflowing? No worries: You're making sure opportunity doesn't pass you by.
7 Ways to Cure 'Entrepreneur Insomnia'
insomnia

7 Ways to Cure 'Entrepreneur Insomnia'

When you're trying to fall asleep, 'There's an app for that.'
5 Reasons Why Crossfit Is Good for Entrepreneurs
Physical Fitness

5 Reasons Why Crossfit Is Good for Entrepreneurs

When was the last time you measured your ROI when you weren't at work?
4 Ways to Boost Your Business Using Snapchat
Marketing Bootcamp

4 Ways to Boost Your Business Using Snapchat

Snapchat's attraction is that content is less 'staged,' and more organic. Customers love that.