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12 Tips for Being Happy at a Boring Job

A lot of people would truly do nothing at all. A lot of people would sing (badly). There wouldn’t be very many people signing on for mind-numbing admin jobs, fishing in Alaska (at least not once they figured out what it’s really like), or cleaning septic tanks for a living. Boring jobs wouldn’t have many workers at all. Your definition of …

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9 Steps to Find Your Dream Job

This post expands upon that idea with a step-by-step process adapted from my most recent book, Business Without the Bullsh*t: First, some context. Most people blunder their way through their careers. They see an opportunity open up, figure the job is good enough, and then let momentum carry them forward. That might have made sense back in the days when a …

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The Top 6 Tech Skills You Need in 2015

We’re not big on setting resolutions only in January at Pluralsight. We believe it’s important to strive for excellence year-round, rather than just once a year. That said, there’s value in using the year’s starter months to reassess your current skill sets and identify areas for improvement, growth, and learning. Technology is one area that no one in any industry can …

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15 Things I Promise Not to Do in 2015

With the turn of another year, most people have at least one, if not a list of, New Year’s resolutions. But this year, I’m taking a different approach. As a 21 year-old co-founder of a digital marketing platform, and in typical millennial form, it makes more sense to focus on what I’m NOT going to do (since 90% of resolutions …

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You Only Need These 3 Things to Be an Entrepreneur

Business owners need three things to set them on their way when they are starting a new venture: leadership skills, a meticulous thought process and an entrepreneurial spirit. 1. BE A PEOPLE PERSON Understand what your customer wants and needs, build strong networks and make connections when you pitch your company. Be an adaptable leader that your team can look …

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6 Ways to Better Manage Your Focus and Improve Your Productivity

One of the challenges of being an entrepreneur is always having to be “switched on,” to be constantly vigilant and on the lookout for new opportunities that will build brand awareness and promote a product or service. Except being “in the zone” all the time is tiresome. The brain, just like any muscle, gets tired the more it’s used. Heck, …

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The 9 Things You Should Never Do When Pitching Investors

Pitching investors, customers and vendors can scare even the most confident of entrepreneurs. It can be a petrifying experience talking about your passion project in front of people that may not be as enthused as you are. So when presentations arise, panic ensues. Here are nine pitching no-no’s: 1. Committing without a plan. What I have seen over and over …

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5 Great Gadgets for Entrepreneurs Revealed at CES 2015

Following every New Year’s since 1998, new gadgets and technologies have taken center stage in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This year is no different. 1. Sleek laptop chargers to lighten your load. For the entrepreneur who is constantly running from meeting to meeting, there are ultra light laptop chargers from FINsix and Zolt designed to replace the bulky, heavy …

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9 Conferences in 2015 That Are Worth Your Time and Money

Conferences here, conferences there, conferences everywhere. There are a lot of conferences, summits, “un”conferences, gatherings and drum circles. Whether for your business or for your personal network and knowledge, the conference circuit can be very confusing. Not only confusing and overwhelming, but very expensive. Happy 2015, it’s time to plan your year, or at least your year in conferences. Last …

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The Top 5 Mistakes People Make when Starting a Business

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 50 percent of all small businesses fail within the first five years. About 30 percent survive only two years. If you want to be on the positive side of those numbers, there’s a lot of hard work ahead. While every business is different, a few major mistakes are among the most common made by people …

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