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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.” […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Financial Strategies for Small Business Owners

As a small business owner, it can be difficult to manage financial matters and get your feet planted firmly on the ground. Some entrepreneurs thrive on making wise financial decisions, but for others it doesn’t come as naturally. No matter which way you lean, there is always something to learn or improve in your finances. Because like it or not, proper finance management is crucial to the success of any […]

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 […]

The Ups and Downs of Working in a Family Business

Family Business Upsides

Even as a child, I was nearly positive that I didn’t want to inherit my dad’s automotive and equipment leasing business. I also knew, even then, that my dad would never want to retire. Sure enough, he’s now in his 60s and has no plans to retire anytime soon. That means his company keeps chugging along, as I learn how to manage working in the family business. My Dad, The […]