4 Ways to Jump into a New Tech Career Without Getting Another Degree‏

Silicon Valley

Be honest, how much did you know about yourself and what you wanted out of life when you were 18 years old? If you were like most college freshmen, you probably didn’t know much about the direction you wanted to head.  You picked your undergraduate major based on some interest you had developed in high school without thinking too much about what a career in that field would … [Read more...]

Chargebacks Could Thwart Your Entrepreneurial Brilliance

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You have invested boucou cash in your upstart. You have rallied friends and family to help support the success of your brain child. Blood, sweat and tears have created the success that you’re currently enjoying. Now you’re smacked in the face with a financial conundrum: chargebacks, an entrepreneur’s worst nightmare. No one wants to give hard earned money back. So, what’s … [Read more...]

Realities Of The Responsibility of Your Own Business

Startups

Starting up your own business seems like the ultimate freedom. No more bossy bosses. No more poor pay. No more horrendous hours... right? Well, maybe not. But before you’re put off entirely, there are clearly many pros – as well as the cons - to running your own start-up. It’s a big step, so perhaps take some time to put everything into consideration first... Advantages When … [Read more...]

Seeking Business Funding as a Small Business Owner [Infographic]

Entrepreneurship

Imagine having an income without having a boss. Sounds so ideal, isn’t it? That’s generally the arrangement when you are running your own business. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Owning a small business can mean owning all of the successes (and failures) of the business and drive the direction and tone for your company. It means taking more control of your  time, … [Read more...]

Your Bad Teeth & Breath are Bad for Business 3 Ways Oral Hygiene Impacts Your Career

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We’re all educated, mature adults who never make superficial judgments about others, right? Wrong. No matter how intelligent, grown up or nonjudgmental we think we are, we all make unconscious assumptions about people based on shallow observations. Before you go thinking that that’s going to change anytime soon, you should realize that these superficial judgments are just … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Entrepreneur & Business Owner Steve Goedeker

Goedeker's

  Before we dive into the story of Goedeker's, I would love to hear more about your background prior to starting Goedeker's and a little bit more about the history of the store. My dad started Goedeker's in 1951 by repairing TV's in his basement. Soon after he opened a TV repair shop and then a few years later started selling TV's - I would work with my dad after … [Read more...]

My Conversation with J.Y. Ping, Founder of 7Sage.com

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Disruptors have a certain way of seeing change before change actually takes place. J.Y. Ping is one of those individuals. During the last three years he has been working tirelessly to build 7sage.com, an online LSAT prep company that is offering shorter, more engaging courses at a fraction of the cost. JY's goal: to disrupt legal education. Three years in, he's doing a heck … [Read more...]

Strategic Planning for Your Marketing: eBook by IIM

Strategic Plan

Have you ever put a lot of thought into your company’s strategic planning process? Well if you’re a marketer or business owner, this is something you absolutely should dig deep into and reap the rewards of staying ahead of the competition while at the same time anticipating your customers’ needs and desires. A great starting point is this excellent free ebook by the people … [Read more...]

Tech Savvy Enhancements to Boost Small Business Revenue

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Regardless of business size, bottlenecks are always present. There’s always a process that can be improved and made more efficient. With startups blooming left and right these days, it’s a bit overwhelming for businesses, small businesses especially, to weed through them all for the most suitable investment. It might be a $50/month subscription to an email marketing … [Read more...]

My Conversation with Mike Glezos

Entrepreneurship

"This is an important thing to understand: always being humble enough to realize that you don’t know everything. There’s someone out there who can teach you something." – Mike Glezos, March 27th 2014 Last month I was fortunate enough to speak with Mike Glezos, vice president of digital marketing at corpNet and founder of Biz Name Wiz, a business naming agency. During our … [Read more...]