How To Celebrate Your Business Milestones

When you reach a milestone, whether it be in business or otherwise, festivities are a must. They are not only great opportunities to revel in the success itself, but they are also a time for gratitude and appreciation. Because without the help your business has received from employees, investors and consumers alike, success would not be possible. Here are some ideas for celebrating success.

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“I’m not a designer”, “Photoshop makes my eyes glaze over”, “I want to create visually stunning graphics that attract the right audience to my brand”

These are some of the frustrations that I hear over and over again from fellow entrepreneurs that want to step up their design game but are not sure how to do it. Well folks, I’m just going to state for the record that I struggled with these same issues for a while, until I launched this brand earlier this year.

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Serial entrepreneur Markus Thesleff

Meet Markus Thesleff, Co-Founder of Whissle Group – a Dubai-based full service boutique hospitality company. Thesleff was born in Finland, and lived in Sweden, the UK, the US, Argentina, Belgium, and Spain before relocating to Dubai where together with his business partner Ramzy Abdul-Majeed, he founded Whissle Group. Today, Thesleff and Abdul-Majeed are the master minds behind OKKUCielo Sky LoungeClaw BBQ and Riva to name a few.

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Ready for take-off? KLM is showcasing brands how wearable tech and the smartwatch can be helping and hyping at the same time.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has just launched a trial with Android smartwatch technology that will provide passengers with specific trip information. Besides supplying passengers with their boarding pass, the app assists with all relevant airport-related activities.

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Don Slepian, distributor of Young Living Essential Oils and creator of electronic music, is a very versatile guy. He’s a classical electronic keyboardist and musical entrepreneur. His ambient electronic music has been speaking to the soul of many for a long time. More recently Don’s also busy with the distribution of natural products made with essential oils. You could describe Don as someone who likes working on three or four things at once.  “I’ll focus on a single project at a time while they’re all in progress.  Having multiple streams of income helps to keep this all afloat.”

In the Business As Unusual interview series we go in depth with inspiring entrepreneurs from around the globe. What motivates them, how did they accomplish their success and what business challenges keep them awake at night? Read what they have to say about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and most of all, what it takes to succeed.

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Growth Marketing Conference

“More intimate, more in-depth, and all about making meaningful connections.” This is what you can expect from the Growth Marketing Conference 2016 according to this year’s host, Vasil Azarov. Vasil is the CEO and founder of Startup Socials, a global community of entrepreneurs built to connect and empower people in the startup system. His expertise in establishing connections makes him the perfect host for this year’s event.

We had a chat with Vasil to find out more about this event and what attendees can expect. He promises this year’s conference will “go even more in-depth than last year.”

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