Entrepreneur or Squatter? My Story of Early-stage Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneur or squatter with a laptop and a proclaimed monetizable vision? I call myself the former, yet the latter can easily be found to be more accurate over the last three months. I’m now trekking into the 10th month of my journey as a full-time entrepreneur, and nothing has gone how I’ve planned it to. …

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Salary: Is it all about the Benjamin’s?

While it is still an uncomfortable conversation for most of us to have, there is still ample information out there on strategically negotiating towards your desired salary or raise. But I’ve come to notice, there’s little advice addressing how to leverage non-monetary assets within the workplace that fall within the bucket of ‘compensation.’ Money is …

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3 Most Important Tips for Entrepreneurs

Out Learn the Competition: We live in the age of information. You will be hard pressed to NOT be able to find anything and everything you need to know online. Google, YouTube, Wikipedia, audio books, physical books, magazines, articles, etc. If you’re familiar with the hit HBO show Entourage, Ari a lead character who plays a …

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Post-Interview Diagnosis

There's the online job listing. There's the 'About Us' web page. There are sites such as Glassdoor and Wikipedia. And if you're really lucky, there's an inside employee contact. These generally make up a job seeker's sources of information of what it would actually be like to work at the company. Most of the time it just seems like far too …

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Rich & Poor DON’T Network the Same

          Over the years I feel I have observed a general but consistent difference in how the Poor vs. Rich network. What I've primarily observed is the difference in mindset in regards to the concept 'birds of a feather'. Poor network with those of similar commonalities; hobbies, upbringing, general likes. Rich network with those of …

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