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Millionaire Advice – How to Get Past Your Fear in Business

| April 4, 2012 | 29 Comments

Everyone has had fear. It’s human nature to be fearful of a tiger. But why does it tend to get in our way in business so much? I’ve had the chance to ask millionaires and experts about their fear and how they pushed past it. Google defines fear as: “An unpleasant emotion caused by the […]

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3 Strategies to Boost Your Business With Social Media

| April 2, 2012 | 6 Comments

We sometimes forget people were social before social media came along.  To understand social media and the structure of social networks, we must think of relationships as independent of technology. With that in mind, here’s how to achieve 3 key marketing objectives, based on the way people actually use social media. 1- Drive Awareness Driving […]

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Women on the Rise in NYC Small Businesses

| March 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to recent data released by American Express Open Forum, women owned businesses in New York are on the rise. The data was part of a study analyzing recent census reports. Since 1997 women owned businesses in New York are up %71.1 to 674,200 firms. The industries with the largest concentration of women-owned businesses, according […]

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When to Pivot, and When to Stay the Course

| March 18, 2012 | 9 Comments

A little more than a year ago, I wrote an article for Under30 CEO, titled “Start a Company, F the Rules.” It was my personal manifesto on how to start a successful company. It was all about the early days; working from coffee shops, with everything on the skinny. Thirteen months later, I’m in a […]

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5 Lessons I’ve Learned by Failing Forward

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fresh out of college, I moved from Sweden to London, England, did an internship and then I set up my own business. It has been a bumpy road and I’ve learned things that no amount of college education could have prepared me for. Here are five lessons I learned by failing forward and what you […]

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It’s All Your Fault! So Start Working Harder

| January 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

I don’t know why so many people blame others for their failures or mishaps in their lives… Maybe it’s their ego, maybe in society failure is seen as weakness, maybe people will make fun of them…Or maybe it’s just easier to blame others for their problems? “It’s not that I’m doing anything wrong, he’s preventing […]

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Getting Ahead Without Getting an MBA

| January 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

When addressing the question of MBA degrees, the camp is largely divided. Proponents of the MBA are quick to highlight the numerous advantages of the program, including: working closely with successful and brilliant people from across the globe; exceptional professional networking and internship opportunities; and, learning proven strategies and cutting-edge insights in the field. Above […]

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What Your Business Needs to Watch For in 2012

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

A recent article on MSN’s Business on Main discussed some of the things we all need to look at moving in 2012. If 2011 showed us anything it’s that business is changing faster than ever. The economy was as unstable as ever yet we still saw billion dollar IPO’s from companies that didn’t exist 10 […]

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How to “Go Mobile” Like a Boss. Seven Things You Can Do Today for your Small Business

| January 5, 2012 | 3 Comments

You are a smart business owner.  You were on Twitter back in 2008; you have a Facebook brand page; you offer check-in deals through Foursquare; you have considered advertising with Living Social and Groupon; and your reviews on Yelp and Google Places are stellar.  Yup, you’ve dominated this whole digital marketing thing so far. Then […]

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I’m Risking All My Cash And A Loan…Here We Go!

| December 2, 2011 | 6 Comments

I probably owe the IRS $15,000 and I’m not sure I’ll be able to pay it when tax season comes now that I’m investing all my money. I guess that’s what being an Under30Ceo is all about! I would be lying if I told you I wasn’t nervous. My blog posts here won’t be telling you […]

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