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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.” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Story: A Millennial Mom’s Journey to Entrepreneurship

"Wife Mom Boss"

I was 31 years-old and about three months away from my wedding day, when I was offered a part-time marketing position at a dental office. At the time, I had a few marketing clients of my own, and thought that the additional income would help offset the cost of our wedding. The small office began to expand, and before I knew it, I was the full-time Director of Marketing, in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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9 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Finding a Mentor (According to Mentors)

9 Questions to Ask- Finding a Mentor

Every entrepreneur hears lots of advice about why you should get a mentor or how to find a mentor. I mean, come on, free, personalized help and attention, to help you achieve your goals faster? Who doesn’t want that? But mentors are sought out for a reason. They’re busy high-achievers. This means that you may only get one chance to ask someone to mentor you, so you’d better be ready. […]

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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 […]

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