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Karim Abouelnaga

Karim Abouelnaga

Guest Writer / Founder of Practice Makes Perfect

Karim Abouelnaga is the founder of Practice Makes Perfect, a benefit corporation that works to narrow the achievement gap for low-income public schools. 

Nonprofits

5 Key Considerations in Converting Your Nonprofit to a For-Profit

Be prepared for the switch to take up a lot of your time and energy.
Nonprofits

3 Most Common Ways to Transition Your Nonprofit to a For-profit Business

It is very easy to go from a for-profit to a nonprofit. Going the other way is not.
Benefit Corporation

5 Reasons to Become a Benefit Corporation

Benefit corporations aspire to use the power of markets to solve social and environmental problems.
Run a Better Business

How to Increase Accountability Without Breathing Down People's Necks

One of the toughest balances to achieve within an organization is between building a culture that gives people space while maintaining an environment of accountability.
Take It From The Pros

The 3 Essential Mindsets an Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

By adapting these mindsets, founders can help scale their business into a successful venture.
The Grind

4 Things Your Company Can Do Without When Starting Up

Running a lean company in the beginning may require some corners to be cut.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Tips for Owning Your Company's Most Important Decision: Hiring

Knowing that the biggest and most important decision you can make is hiring the right people means that all CEOs should be prioritizing their time to make the right hires.
The Grind

The 4 Questions You Need to Ask When Starting a Business

Starting a business requires thoughtful reflection. The more time you put up front into evaluating an opportunity, the greater your odds of success will be.
The Grind

5 Tips on How to Maintain a Relationship While Starting a Business

Starting a business is tough. Starting a business while in a relationship is ever harder.
The Grind

4 Ways to Get Interns to Add Value

If you're not getting value from your interns at this point in the summer, it is not too late.
The Grind

When It Makes Sense to Turn a Passion Project Into a Nonprofit

Before you jump head first into the world of nonprofits, make sure you are ready and that type of structure fits into your overall mission
The Grind

How to Successfully Moderate a Panel

Often entrepreneurs, leaders and experts are asked to moderate panels for their industry. Here is how to keep it engaging, instead of a snooze fest.
The Grind

Stuck? 3 Ways to Push Through to Your Next Decision.

As an entrepreneur, there will be times when you have a few options for the next step but don't know which choice you should make.
The Grind

How to Make a Mistake at Work and Get Through it Quickly

You need to acknowledge mistakes, take ownership of them and then ask how you can move forward together as a team.