Successful, positive communication can benefit you and your business tremendously, but the reverse is true as well. When you are not an effective communicator, you can damage important relationships, decrease productivity in your office, and even damage the reputation of your brand.

Younger entrepreneurs can meet with a number of challenges due to their age. Along with all the stress and difficulties of developing a new business, young entrepreneurs may encounter biased attitudes or be branded as a stereotype by older people they have to deal with. This can form additional barriers to becoming established and respected in the business environment. Here are the top 7 challenges you're likely to face as a young entrepreneur.