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“You Can Only Pick Three”: Disproving the ‘Zuckerberg Theory’

Randi Zuckerberg Theory

I came across this article recently. Immediately, I was intrigued by the title. And once I opened it up, I came to realize that it is based off a quote by the one and only Randi Zuckerberg. As with all great quotes of our current time period, it came from a Tweet. “The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma: Maintaining friendships. Building a great company. Spending time w/family. Staying fit. Getting sleep. Pick 3.” […]

Gen X Advice for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Gen X Entrepreneur Advice

No matter where you’re at in your entrepreneurial journey, having someone to help guide you along the way can be one of the most important keys to success. The advice I’ve gotten in the past from fellow business owners and side-hustlers has helped me navigate the unknown and think even bigger about the kind of mark I was to leave with my brand. Not only has that guidance pushed me forward as […]

5 Killer Tips for Running a Successful Small Business

Small Business Success Tips

Taking your passion project off the paper and into reality takes hard work, but it can be done! The old saying that small businesses make up the backbone of the global economy isn’t overblown. Today, there are more than 125 million micro, small, and medium-sized business worldwide. Young people today are starting their own businesses even younger than the generations before them, and there are no limits on what you […]

Personal Branding for People Who Hate “Personal Branding”

Personal Branding Girl

As I consider myself an “old” millennial, I was relatively new to the term “personal branding” when I first heard it. It sounded so… technical. So contrived. The word “branded” made me feel like a Perdue chicken, waiting to be stamped with a barcode. Like corporate jargon was being forced on me against my will, stamped on me in the form of a unique, metaphorical barcode that I would apparently […]

From ‘Freelancer’ to Full-Time: Make a Splash in the Marketing World

Many copywriters and advertisers got their start in the freelance world. After all, it’s a great way to dip your toe into the world of marketing without necessarily swapping careers or dropping out of school. But what do you do when you want to finally make the jump from pursuing freelance full-time to working in an agency? Knowing first-hand what makes this type of switch a difficult one, today’s blog […]

Is It a Good Idea to Take a Loan for Starting a Small Business?

Small Business Loans

Taking a loan to start a business might sound scary to many. Naturally, people don’t like owing money to anyone, especially banks. It doesn’t seem too appealing to let yourself get into debt before your business has even started operating. However, not many businesses are opened and started with the money of their owners alone. Actually, as much as 64 percent of new companies use some sort of a loan […]

A Letter To All Millennial Women Beginning or On Their Entrepreneurial Journey

Millennial Entrepreneur Woman

Dear Younger Version of Me, Here we are, age 33, looking back at your younger version, and enjoying knowing more than we did back then. You were a mess, really. I didn’t love you, like I do now. I didn’t know how, and I didn’t know how powerful that one trait, Self-Love, could be in influencing a thriving and more enjoyable journey from there to here. If I could step […]

The ‘Roving Office’ – Working Remotely as an Entrepreneur

A roving office, you may ask? Well, by way of explanation, I’m currently writing this article from Starbucks, and it’s very possible that I won’t finish it here. Or maybe that I will, but that will happen on a different day from today. That’s the idea of a roving office — it’s the all encompassing-term that I tend to use to describe someone like me, AKA, someone who works pretty […]

7 ‘Success Formulas’ from Kick-Ass Millennial Entrepreneurs

Kathryn Minshew Entrepreneur

Looking at the list of the world’s richest people, you’d think that the business landscape hasn’t changed one bit in this century. With only one person on the list being under 40 (Oh, hi Mark!), it seems that there’s a certain age you have to reach to become a veritable business success. But is it true? Millennial entrepreneurs definitely don’t think so. They are not sitting back and waiting for […]

How To Avoid Burnout as a Millennial Entrepreneur

Avoiding Entrepreneur Burnout

Have you been feeling overwhelmed or exhausted ever since you jumped into this entrepreneurial world? Do you put off your other priorities because you lack time and energy? The Good & Bad of Being Your Own Boss One of the most appealing aspects of being an entrepreneur is that you don’t have to work for anyone else. As exciting and liberating as it is to be your own boss, it […]