Starting your own business involves an incredibly steep learning curve with inevitable mistakes and big lessons learned along the way. Here are four things I wished I’d known earlier about what it takes to successfully run your own business.
Being visible is critical to building a strong personal brand for yourself. Here are 4 simple ways to raise your professional visibility, build your credibility, and open up more career opportunities for yourself.
I was 23 and hungry for a job. Unemployment was high and the economy was only beginning to recover from the Great Recession. But the city was buzzing, not with traditional jobs from corporations per se but with digital marketing jobs from startups, specifically those around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan (also known as Silicon […]
How to Make a Successful Career Change (Even With No Experience in Your New Field), by Guest Contributor Natalie Fisher
Let’s start with acknowledging the courage it takes to embark on a career change. To know that this is something you really want to do, and to actually act on that – rather than staying in the same mode of work – is a big deal. Since you’re clear about your direction shift, the next […]
Self-employment involves more than just building a business a useful service or product from scratch. It involves maintaining a positive, productive mindset so you can keep growing your business when the going gets tough. Here are two ways I’ve stayed on track during my own self-employment journey.