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Time to Do the Startup Thing? 4 Signs That Helped Me Decide

Trying to decide if you should leave your job for a startup? One writer reviews the ways he knew it was right.

How I Made Money Off Pimp My Ride

The internet just exploded with scandalous news. From Huffington Post to Gawker comes the big reveal that the aught's favorite TV show, Pimp My Ride, was, in fact, a scam. As Twitter has blown up with the "news" so has my phone. Why? Because ten...

6 Ways to Stand Out at a Conference

People go to conferences for various reasons: gaining knowledge and insight, seeing a new city, having an adventure, impressing their boss, scoring a trip away from their children paid for by the company. And, of course, networking. Naturally,...

10 Fast Facts on Amal Clooney

Long before Amal Clooney (formerly Amal Alamuddin) was turning heads as George Clooney’s fiancée, she was internationally known — for her career. A barrister, international human rights lawyer, and University of Oxford graduate, Amal has been...

10 Fast Facts on Mary Barra, the First Female CEO of a Major Automaker

In 2013, Mary Barra became the first female CEO of General Motors — and thereby the first female CEO of a major automaker. Previously the executive vice president of product design, purchasing, and logistics, Mary ascended to the role at the...

7 Steps to Turning Your Personal Brand Into a Business

I remember the day I decided to leave my position as the Miami editor of Refinery29. If you’re an on-the-rise online editor, you don’t just leave a job with Refinery29 — especially just a few months after accepting the gig. Some young women would...

When You Should Be Grateful

Here’s how to strike a balance between financial goals and job fulfillment.

How Do I Choose Between Personal and Career Goals?

I am going through a lot of transition. In June I started a job as a staff attorney for a reputable nonprofit in Maryland — and hated it. I got married in August and figured I would stick it out. But by October, I turned in my letter of...

What Not to Buy When You Start a New Business

When you start a company, you usually have a grand vision for how things are going to work. You will provide X service, Y number of people will sign up, you will make Z million dollars and retire to the Bahamas, right? Ha! If only! Starting a...

How Credit Card Debt Is Helping Grow My Business

I’m usually debt resistant for all the obvious reasons: Too much ill-managed debt kills your credit score, which costs you in high interest rates and is a sign of poor money management and living beyond one’s means. The perils of that last bit...

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