Entrepreneurs

5 Ways to Rebrand Yourself Like Taylor Swift

I’m an adult with a job and responsibilities, yet I’m a Taylor Swift super fan. While some can’t see past her youth or twee blond looks, I see a seriously powerful businesswoman — one we should learn from, not underestimate. Her latest release,...

How to Brag About Yourself—Shamelessly

Everyone is becoming their own brand these days. Whether you’re a business owner or managing your professional persona — online or otherwise — there will be times when you need to do some self-promotion. It’s natural if the thought of selling...

Why I'm Starting a Second Business — When My First One Is Still a Toddler

“Focus.” “Get one thing right.” “You can be a serial entrepreneur — after you sell your first company.” All good advice, and mantras of many a startup scene. The fast-paced worlds of tech and consumer startups are all about laser focus and fast...

8 Resolutions to Grow Your Business

So many New Year’s resolutions are small (even cruel) rules we set to control our lifestyle and habits. We commit to going to the gym every day or giving up coffee, both of which, in the scheme of things, rarely end up making a difference. It’s...

Career Advice From Startup Founders

Running a startup is not for the faint of heart. Last-minute changes, goal setbacks, funding issues, and all the drama in between can put you in the fetal position — or the red. But despite the hard moments, most entrepreneurs say they wouldn't...

You Need to Give Yourself a Raise

The only good thing about working for a boss who doesn’t compensate you fairly is that you can leave. If you’ve made a convincing case for why you should be promoted or given a raise, and been turned down (repeatedly), you are well within your...

Why Entrepreneurs Need Split Personalities

Are you a creative person with bold vision? Or an analytic type, happy to pour over numbers in search of ways to generate greater profits?   If you own a business, you likely lean towards one end of the spectrum or the other. Rare is the...

Become a More Powerful Negotiator

Running your own business involves endless negotiations, from investor pitches to employee salaries. While research shows that women in the workplace tend to negotiate far less often than their male counterparts, a new study found that women face...

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