Joel Young

Young: No guarantees on the journey for entrepreneurs

Every year, thousands of people from all walks of life­…bid to become an entrepreneur. Many succeed, many fail.

Young: The traits to finding entrepreneurial success

…the majority of us are not born leaders, but become entrepreneurial leaders by who we are and the actions we take.

Young: Business plan offers path for entrepreneurial vision

Banks, investors, customers and your families will love you to pieces when you present a ‘work of art’ business plan.

Young: Investors and entrepreneurs: A fit?

…show to the investors how your new venture is destined to benefit from economic and market trends.

Young: Describing the rise of the accidental entrepreneur

A change in personal circumstances often prompts an examination and entry into the self-employment realm of entrepreneurship.

Young: Power of collaboration creates business world that works

Our business world is moving away from autocratic leadership to more decentralized models…

Young: Dare to dream success

The simple truth is that the majority of us are not born leaders, but become entrepreneurial leaders through “who we are” and our actions.

Young: Entrepreneurial champion or hero? You be the judge

A true champion is one who would rather fall down while striving, than to sit down because they are tired. Same for an entrepreneur.

Young: Business plan key planning step

A thorough business plan may provide the necessary direction for would-be entrepreneur.

Young: New venture ideas require a stringent reality test

Many factors, such as the inherent risks associated with a business venture, make many of us hesitant to take on such a challenge.

Young: New ventures require a stringent reality test

A potential venture should always begin with a search for the right venture idea for you.

Young: Finding the entrepreneur within

An entrepreneur can enjoy remarkable benefits by stepping aside to let the venture operate as a profit centre.

Young: A journey that requires honest self-analysis

Some harsh realities about…becoming entrepreneurial…are about criticism.

Young: Common ground chasing entrepreneurial dream

Reflection about how aligned with the entrepreneurial spirit were the lives of these three men.

Young: Rising wave of entrepreneurial partnerships

Partnerships often chart unknown territory. Different forms of organizations…may meet in a common space.

Young: The coming wave of entrepreneurial partnerships

There is a new paradigm for progressive change upon us in the Okanagan.

Young: Don’t fret over adapting to change: Just deal with it

As knowledge and experience grows, you will be pleasantly amazed that your changes will arrive more swiftly, effectively and confidently.

Young: Mystery of entrepreneurial opportunity solved

A common question from would-be inventors and budding entrepreneurs is how and where does one find real problems to solve.

Young: Is Okanagan Valley the next hub for entrepreneurs?

Entrepreneurship does require a well thought out system of support.

Young: Unwavering entrepreneurial spirit drives brand awareness

When any entrepreneur brands their product, business or concept, invariably that entrepreneur becomes associated with that brand.