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4 Secrets to Company Culture
Elefint co-founder Gopika Prabhu tells us why building positive company culture is important for the success of any business and shares tips on how you can replicate their success.
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How to Make a BIG Career Shift: Tips from a Social Worker Turned Stylist
Making a career shift is tough — there’s no doubt about that. But it can be done, and as Laurel Kinney has learned, starting over is never really starting over.
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How to Start — and Finish! — Your Next Creative Project
This week, writer and creativity blogger Stef Gonzaga has some advice on changing our procrastinating, project-abandoning ways.
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How to Fight Anxiety When You’re Becoming an Entrepreneur
Rachael Baxter-Lechliter, the co-founder and editor in chief at Conscious, shares advice on something that inevitably happens as you become an entrepreneur: facing your anxieties.
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Follow Your Dreams: 5 Steps That Work
Jennifer Hirsch, founder and “chief enthusiast officer” at Marked Point, gives some straightforward advice on doing work that inspires and that changes the world.
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Protect Yourself on the Creative Path
Reggie Black shares some of what he’s learned on his own creative journey as the creator of the Sticky Inspiration Project, which spreads encouragement on Post-it notes.
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How to Navigate a Career Crossover
Jen Spencer is our go-to for all things career-related. Here, Jen offers tips on how to (successfully) navigate a career change.
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How to Start a Values-Based Business
From Singapore, MATTER co-founder Renyung Ho tells us about the journey of starting a business that puts values first.
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How To Be Successful: The 3 Questions To Ask Yourself Now
We get busy, lose focus, drift away from our True North. Life coach Mike Rinehart of Your Beyond has a suggestion to help you find your center.
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Why You Need To Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone
What’s holding us back? Our own Robin Reetz has been there, and today she’s sharing her experiences and tips for dealing with the scary things.
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How to Manage Your Inner Critic: Tips From Life Coach and Author Shanna Covey
Shanna Covey, the author of A Call to the Heart: Shifting Out of Ego Into Spirit, tells us what’s really going on with that ugly voice in our heads and how to respond to it.
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How to Deal With Anger and Move Forward In a Project
Kevin Leahy teaches witnesses how to present best to jurors and executives how to present best to their teams. In this post, he shares a surprising tip to try the next time you’re angry.
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Why Starting Over Isn’t Really Starting Over
Jane Mosbacher Morris, the founder of TO THE MARKET | Survivor-made Goods, wants you to know that starting over doesn’t mean starting from scratch.
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Have a Plan B (and C, and D…): Business Tips From SoapBox Soaps
David Simnick made the first batch of SoapBox Soaps products in his kitchen. Today, Dave gets honest about the humility and resilience it takes to start a business.
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5 Ways to Maintain Your Ethical Standards in the Blogging World
Ever feel a little disenchanted with the world of blogs? We understand. Alden Wicker, the editor in chief of EcoCult, shares how she maintains her ethical standards in the blogging world.
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Writing and Communication Advice for Social Entrepreneurs
There’s a lot of storytelling to do when you’re a social entrepreneur. These six tips can help you captivate your potential followers and customers.
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The Founder of 4Love Clothing On Why You Should Follow Your Dreams
Lindsey Parry, the founder of 4Love Clothing, wanted to find a way to empower women. Here she shares how her inspiration became a dream and how her dream became a business.
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Why a Loyal Brand Community Is Your Greatest Resource
This Bar Saves Lives founders Ryan Devlin, Todd Grinnell and Ravi Patel share the story of how they successfully built a loyal brand community, and why this is an important aspect of business growth.
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The Perks of Having a Business Partner
The founders of Ohm K, Katharine Lucić and Katie Lucas, share how invaluable it is to have a business partner to lean on while building a brand.
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How Home Design Supports Your Success
NYC-based interior designer Joshua Smith’s believes that to thrive in business and in life, you need inspiring, nurturing home design. Here he shares tips on how to achieve it.
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4 Traits You Need To Work In Startups
Life in a new business isn’t always as glamorous as it seems, and it’s certainly not for everyone. Caroline Pinal of Giveback Homes shares the four key traits needed by every startup employee.
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3 Essentials Steps to Starting a Business
The empowered woman behind Sole Serum, Tricia Andrews, points to the three steps to starting a business that served her the best. Listen up.
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3 Inspiring Quotes for Entrepreneurs
Eva Schone, founder of Austin-based awards and recognition business, Tropyology, shares a few of the lessons she’s learned during her four years of business.
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3 Tips For Surviving a Startup (and Cancer)
Paige Davis, meditation teacher and co-founder of BlueAvocado, passes along some wisdom you can use in any business or personal challenge you face.
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Getting Personal: How To Build a Solid Business Network
Michelle Wolfarth of artisan-focused online shop AMERICAN NOMAD shares her thoughts on why business is personal, and why relationships matter in the growth of her business.
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It Takes a Village: How Tribe Alive’s Founder Balances Motherhood and Social Entrepreneurship
For anyone out there balancing business with the challenges of being a parent, know that you’re not alone.
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The Free Diver’s Guide to Social Entrepreneurship
The Base Project’s Chris Akin discusses how our biggest lessons learned in life follow us wherever we go.
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Why You Should Start Your Passion Project Right Now
Creator and photographer Elize Strydom shares how the Small Town Girl project got started, and why there’s no better time than the present to start your passion project.
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Learning and Growing During A Hard Time
Aubrey Mayo of ESPEROS is here to tell you that you can survive and even thrive when life starts lobbing those curveballs at you. And she should know: 2015 has really put her to the test.
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Running a Business When the World Keeps Changing
Tim DeSilva of strategy and design agency Culture Pilot shares his insights on setting the course for your creative business when technology is changing the world so rapidly.
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Personal + Professional Growth
The most challenging part of starting a social enterprise is the all-important “trust” factor — the very basis of any socially-focused brand’s ethos.
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Losing Passion For Your Career? Here’s How to Get It Back
Whether you’re a small business owner or just work in an industry that you’re passionate about, there are a few key steps you can take to help maintain your passion at work.
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