A crisis plan is like a fire extinguisher: it’s something you rarely think about until you need one. And, just like a fire extinguisher, if you have it on hand during an emergency, you’ll be glad you do!
Meetings—ugh. They’re the bane of my professional existence. So many people claim to hate them, and yet, here we are, still holding 11 million meetings per day.
You log onto your Yelp account, checking in like you do every once in a while. You’ve got an alert—a new review. As you click through to read it, your stomach quickly drops: it’s an angry customer.
It’s one of the biggest buzzwords of the past year: personal brand.
Everyone from Neil Patel to Gary Vaynerchuk is talking about this elusive, yet “essential” thing entrepreneurs are supposed to have. But do you really need a personal brand? And what exactly is it in the first place?
Self-awareness is no doubt one of the hardest traits to master, but I want you to be really honest with yourself for a second: are you a complainer?
I was recently talking with a friend of mine who’s a business owner. He’s no SEO expert, but I consider him pretty savvy when it comes to marketing.
We were talking about our respective websites and he said something along the lines of, “well, you’ve always gotta fit those keywords in!”
When you’re first starting a business, it’s much like the start of a relationship. Everything is sunshine and roses, and you’re filled with anticipation about what lies ahead.
I recently watched the film ‘Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things’ by Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. In it, Millburn and Nicodemus (who collectively call themselves the Minimalists) explore the concept of minimalism, which is the intentional practice of living with less “stuff.”