The New Networking Norm: Keys to Making Social Media Connections Count

The New Networking Norm: Keys to Making Social Media Connections Count

The New Networking Norm: Keys to Making Social Media Connections Count Networking ain’t what it used to be. Handshakes, hand-written notes, and a Rolodex sound like ancient history. But with all the obvious advantages of email, LinkedIn, and social media connections come one major downside: the risk of coming off like a creeper looms high […]

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December 14, 2018

10 Things to Do for Your Career by 35

10 Things to Do for Your Career by 35

10 Things to Do for Your Career by 35 We’re all for flexibility. Going your own way. Paving your own path. Doing what works for you (and not doing what doesn’t). We’re also big fans of not putting a timeline on things. We’ve even said that there are plenty of things you don’t have to have […]

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December 12, 2018

4 Signs You’re Just Not Cut Out for the 9-to-5 Life

4 Signs You're Just Not Cut Out for the 9-to-5 Life

4 Signs You’re Just Not Cut Out for the 9-to-5 Life So many of us were raised to a subtle beat (or loud gong) that went something like this, “Get good grades. Get into a decent school. Get a solid desk job (with benefits). Be happy.” Problem is, for some people this formula doesn’t lead […]

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December 11, 2018

Starting Your First Job? How to Stay Organized and Sane

Starting Your First Job? How to Stay Organized and Sane

  Starting Your First Job? How to Stay Organized and Sane Like many other young professionals, I have a jam-packed schedule. A typical week for me consists of working at my 9-to-5 job, volunteering at two nonprofits, happy hours and hikes with friends, networking at professional events, getting in some “me” time, and even doing some […]

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December 10, 2018

How to Work From Home: Tips From People Who Do It Successfully

How to Work From Home: Tips From People Who Do It Successfully

How to Work From Home: Tips From People Who Do It Successfully 1. Get started early. When working in an office, your morning commute can help you wake up and feel ready to work by the time you get to your desk. At home, however, the transition from your pillow to your computer can be […]

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December 8, 2018

4 Ways You’re Making Your Job Way Harder Than it Needs to Be

4 Ways You're Making Your Job Way Harder Than it Needs to Be

4 Ways You’re Making Your Job Way Harder Than it Needs to Be You know that work is supposed to be challenging—but there’s no way it’s supposed to be this challenging. Even the simplest of tasks take you twice as long as anybody else in your office, and you’re beginning to think that you’re the problem. Here are four […]

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December 7, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your 5-Year Plan—and Throw it Away

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your 5-Year Plan—and Throw it Away

5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your 5-Year Plan—and Throw it Away We’ve all heard about the importance of career planning and goal setting, but what if it’s actually keeping you from growing? Planning is imperative to succeeding at work, in life, and with your health. But when does planning become restrictive to improvement? If […]

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December 5, 2018

6 Steps to Creating a Career Manifesto That’ll Propel You Toward Success

Steps to create Career Manifesto

6 Steps to Creating a Career Manifesto That’ll Propel You Toward Success When we’re kids, we’re often asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” But now that you’re all grown, when’s the last time you asked yourself that question? And now’s the time when the answer is more important than ever—and […]

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December 4, 2018

5 Small Steps You Can Take to Get Your Side Project Rolling Today

5 Small Steps You Can Take to Get Your Side Project Rolling Today

5 Small Steps You Can Take to Get Your Side Project Rolling Today We’ve talked a lot about side projects (like why you need to start one in the first place). But actually starting one is, um, hard—especially after you’ve been at work all day. But if there’s something you feel compelled to get out into […]

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December 3, 2018

10 Marketing and Blog ideas for December

10 Marketing and Blog ideas for December

10 Marketing and Blog ideas for December It’s officially the holiday season! How are you going to market your small business? Here are 10 ideas to kick off your marketing for the holiday season. 1. Festive Social Media Graphics You decorate your tree, your house, and even your dog! Why not decorate your social media […]

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December 1, 2018