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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 […]

Prioritize YOU: 3 Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success

Prioritize Yourself

Being an entrepreneur means along with the important things on a to-do list come the 895 distractions. Learning how to prioritize and say no to certain tasks can actually be the ticket to success. There are only 24 hours in a day and spending 16 of them on insignificant assignments ruins the chances of actually achieving the dreams and goals you set out to achieve in the first place. The […]

12 Best Business Mindset Quotes to Keep You Motivated

Business Mindset Quotes

Hustle. Grind. Work. Focus. All of these words and more have been used to relate to the typical entrepreneur “mindset”. Though hard work and determination are definitely components of success, the overwhelming message seems to be: Work your @ss of until you pass out. Definitely not the most sustainable (or healthy) mindset advice. 12 Business Mindset Quotes to Keep You on the Path to Success There’s a better solution out […]

7 Inspirational Quotes to Start 2018 Off Right

New Year 2018 Quotes

If you’re anything like me, you have found yourself thinking that New Year’s resolutions don’t always last. You’re going to be more organized. Be more creative. Write more. Keep track of your ideas. Get inspired. And then, you reach mid-February and you come to realize that much of your well-intended resolutions have gone out the window. What’s the Deal with New Year’s Resolutions? So, maybe there’s a different tactic to […]

4 Ways To “Hack” Your Thinking

4 Ways to Hack Your Thinking

Unproductive thinking… Spinning your wheels…Tossing and turning… Call it what you want, we as a society have a problem with thinking. Our society, and especially our generation, is more data-saturated than ever before. Through the internet and social media we have access to more information than at any point in history. This creates massive information overload, and can cripple effective thinking. Why You Need to “Hack” Your Thinking If you’re trying […]

You’re Still a Doer: What This Fiverr Ad Gets Wrong About Entrepreneurship

You're Still a Doer

“You eat a coffee for lunch. You follow through on your follow through. Sleep deprivation is your drug of choice. You might be a doer.” Raise your hand if this sounds like a description of… well, you! Or, at the very least, has ever sounded like you, but you’ve been wise enough to reform. Fiverr, a hub website for anyone who works in a “gig economy” across a variety of […]

What to Do When You Get Dumped by Your “Dream Job”

Dumped by Your Dream Job - Woman Walking

Early in 2017 I began working at what I considered to be my “dream job”. It was a digital marketing agency based in the city, with benefits, a good salary, and awesome coworkers. I had the freedom to share my own creative ideas, start projects, and contribute to my learning. I enjoyed going to work every day, and I couldn’t foresee leaving in the next 2 years, let alone in […]

Information Overload: Moving Beyond “How Tos” to Get Started Today

Woman at Computer Combat Information Overload

My wife and I had several business ideas long before we started them. We spent a lot of time thinking about them, double thinking about them, and then triple thinking about them. Before we started anything, we bought a bunch of small business planning books and hemmed and hawed for a while. But it wasn’t until we printed our first few t-shirts that we got the business rolling. There are […]

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others (in Work and in Life)

Woman Comparing Self to Others

One fun fact about the human condition is that we all compare ourselves to others on a near constant basis.  We pick out people on social media, in our friend group, and even strangers in public, who we think are better, smarter, and prettier than we are. Maybe for you, the first time was that kid in kindergarten that had the jumbo-sized box of 64 Crayons that you really wanted.Or […]