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  • 8 Reasons Why Your Startup or Small Business Needs a LinkedIn Page

    LinkedIn has over 575+ million users, with more than 260 million active users accessing the social platform on a monthly basis. In addition to that, LinkedIn is one of the hottest platforms for discovering leads. Hubspot found that LinkedIn is 277% more effective at generating leads than any other social networking site including Facebook and Twitter. Because of this, […] More

  • This Senior In College Shares What He’s Learned As a Startup Founder

    Studies show that Millennials and Generation Z-ers are the generation of entrepreneurs. Every day, individuals in both demographics are launching new startups and building small businesses that are impacting the world and the communities they live in. One young entrepreneur that’s decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship is Antenhe Tena, a Senior in college […] More

  • Here is what I learned at the Next Gen Summit

    As entrepreneurs, it’s critical that we are intentionally taking the necessary measures to invest in ourselves. One of the best ways to invest in yourself is with conferences that are designed to equip you with knowledge, resources, and a network of people to take you to the next level. Recently, I attended the Next Gen […] More

  • 3 Women On What It’s Like to Re-Enter The Workplace After Incarceration

    This article by Lily Comba originally appeared on Career Contessa. It is republished with permission. Re-entering the workplace after taking time off is difficult.I know from personal experience —though not exactly my own. My mom was a full-time stay-at-home mom for nearly 13 years when I was growing up, a decision that I learned about in depth when […] More

  • Mental Health Awareness: How to Build Without Burning Out

    Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. NAMI, the National Alliance of Mental Illness, found that approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. (46.6 million) experiences mental illness in a given year. The stress levels of mental health can heighten for founders or entrepreneurs. Having to deal with a business, […] More

  • A Director at Pandora on Staying Present, Celebrating Others, and Learning From Failure

    This article by Jacqueline McElhone originally appeared on Career Contessa. It is republished with permission. Shalya Forte has worked at Pandora for almost ten years. In 2007 as an account executive, and now, as Pandora’s Director of Sales, Southeast, she continues to look forward to her work, each and every day. Her unique outlook on the opportunities of […] More

  • Finding Balance While Working Remotely During the Summer

    Eliminating the hustle of morning rush hour, the headaches of train delays and having to change out of your favorite pajamas; working remotely is a hidden gem for many. It allows employees the opportunity to define productivity on their own terms – whether that means making simple adjustments like starting the work day earlier or […] More

  • 10 Signs You are a True Entrepreneur

    One of my favorite entrepreneurs, Daymond John, once said, “Entrepreneurship is easy, you just have to apply yourself and you can’t be afraid.” Recently Vayner Media Founder and CEO, Gary Vaynerchuk, has said on multiple occasions that he is most afraid of “fake entrepreneurship.” He believes that so many people have glamorized entrepreneurship that many […] More

  • This Self-Taught Chef Opens Up About His Experience

    “If it was not for God, I wouldn’t be where I am today. My path like anyone else’s has been meant only for me and I plan to stand out on faith and cook for the world.” – Chef Smoot  Another day, another young black entrepreneur giving us life! Meet Chef Smoot, owner of Smoot’s […] More

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