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13 Leadership Blogs Every Person Under 30 Should Read

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneurship / January 3, 2019
Leadership Blogs Every Person Under 30 Should Read

Leaders aren’t born, they’re made. Whether it’s coaching, taking professional development courses or made through experiences, leaders should take plenty of opportunities to strengthen their skills. Leaders need to continue on a path of growth as individuals and professionals. One of the most effective ways to become a stronger leader is by reading management and leadership blogs from the people who have the experience and knowledge to become…

8 Reasons You are not as Successful as You Should Be

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / December 24, 2018
Reasons You are not as Successful as You Should Be

Early on in my career, I had a roadmap of where I was going. It was actually pretty ambitious. However, things didn’t go the way I planned. Now, I consider that this situation was for the best. But, there were moments when I wondered why I wasn’t as successful as I had expected to be.  After some self-reflection, I determined that I was not as successful as I wanted…

11 Qualities of People With Amazing Emotional Intelligence

by / ⠀Career Advice / December 20, 2018
amazing emotional intelligence

What makes some people more successful than others? Is it their intelligence? Their work ethic? Or, did they just run into a lucky streak? Of course, you’ll want to put your great work ethic forward. However, the truth is that if you want to succeed then you’ll need to have emotional intelligence. You’ll want to work to gain the qualities of people with amazing emotional intelligence.  As defined by…

The Most Respected Bosses Do These 12 Things

by / ⠀Career Advice / December 19, 2018
Respected Bosses Do These 12 Things

Whether you’re an entrepreneur or the CEO of an enterprise-level business, the key to your success will be in how you manage your employees. After all, it’s good for the bottom line since your management style will reduce turnover. Also, a better boss encourages employees to become more engaged, resulting in a profitability and productivity boost in your business. The most respected bosses do these 12 things.  Unfortunately,…

15 of The Most Common Interview Questions and Answers

by / ⠀Career Advice / December 19, 2018

Do you have an interview coming up? Yes, you do. Every time you meet someone new, you are in an interview. Each time you are catching up with the long-lost family or friends, you are in an interview. If you’re in an interview for a new work-related position, however, you may be anxious and nervous about making the right impression and a strong impression. One way to relax…

6 Content Marketing Trends You Need to Plan for in 2019

by / ⠀Career Advice / November 28, 2018
6 Content Marketing Trends You Need to Plan for in 2019

Working on the marketing team of a content marketing company means that every year around this time, I’m very aware of what is happening in the industry and what my team is preparing for in the upcoming year. Best case scenario, the upcoming trends are ones that we are already aware of and have been planning for. When you work in content marketing, you are in an industry that seems to…

The Secret Mindset of an Amazing Public Speaker

by / ⠀Career Advice / November 13, 2018

Becoming an amazing keynote speaker doesn’t just happen. Like anything else in life, it takes practice. You’ve all heard it — any great endeavor worth doing, is worth doing it well. Without special abilities, very few people will ever just sit down and play the piano. Even with much practice, many pianist are still lousy and it makes you cringe to hear them play. Rarely will someones first…

3 Steps to Starting Your First Freelance Business

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 16, 2016

I’m not going to sugarcoat it, sell you rainbows and unicorns, or tell you that becoming an entrepreneur will make you instantly rich. And I’m definitely not going to tell you that it’s easy.  Starting your own business is HARD. The biggest component to success is a high risk tolerance. I have repeatedly struggled to find my footing, pay bills, and get everything set up before finally finding…

Here’s how to make money doing what you love in the 21st century

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneurship / May 13, 2016

To my fellow twenty-somethings: Do you consider yourself entitled? I ask because Time Magazine is calling us the “ME ME ME” generation. …and that pisses me off. The common line of thought is that our generation wants more than we “deserve,” that we’re not willing to work for it. Our elders compare us to generations of the past. We don’t have any grit or follow-through, they say. I…

6 Lessons From 4 Years In Business

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 12, 2016

Recently my business, Idea Lemon, celebrated its 4 year anniversary. I use the word ‘celebrated’ loosely because really that meant Linkedin notified me it had been 4 years since I first added Idea Lemon to my profile, and I looked up at my Cofounder, Martin, and said, “Hey, apparently its our 4 year anniversary today.” He replied with, “Oh really? Cool,” and we got back to work. While there…

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