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Kimberly Zhang

Forward Thinking: 3 Retirement Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Personal Finance / January 25, 2019

Entrepreneurs are persistent people and innovative thinkers, but if there’s one thing that they’re not very good at as a group, it would be saving for retirement. What’s the problem? Simply put, starting a business can leave entrepreneurs in a financially precarious situation with little money left to save or invest for their retirement years. What can you save when you’re running up debt and living on loans?…

4 Project Management Tips To Deliver Large, Complex Projects On Time

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 23, 2019

Large, complex projects are twice as likely to be delivered late, go over budget, and have missing critical features. You can use the best project management tools on the market and still fall behind. Avoid a dismal fate for your next big project with the following project management strategies: Get your project managers PMP certified If you’ve hired a skilled project manager without Project Management Professional (PMP) certification,…

How Do You Track Progress in Your Business?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / January 21, 2019

A business should always be moving towards a set of goals. As soon as one set of goals is accomplished, a new set of objectives needs to be put in place. But how do you track how your team is doing in between goal creation and realization? The Importance of Tracking Progress  Whether it’s a fitness goal, business objective, or anything in between, tracking progress from the beginning…

Should You Take Out A Personal Loan To Fund Your Business?

by / ⠀Personal Finance / January 18, 2019

If you have reasonably sound credit, it’s easy to get a personal loan – in fact, there are probably several companies actively clamoring to loan you money. When starting a business or trying to grow your company, though, steer clear of using personal funds. Despite the easy access, introducing personal funds into your professional endeavors can get messy quickly and leave your credit in shambles if things go…

Office Manager Beyond Your Budget? 4 Tips to Patch One Together

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / January 17, 2019

Just like human beings, startups that grow up go through “teenage” years. No longer is the founder’s basement an acceptable workplace, but office rental costs aren’t exactly within reach, either. That sole salesperson has an assistant now, but can two people truly be called a “department”? Perhaps the most awkward part of business adolescence, however, has to do with office management. With two or three, it might’ve been…

13 Leadership Blogs Every Person Under 30 Should Read

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Entrepreneurship / January 3, 2019

Leaders aren’t born, they’re made. Whether it’s coaching, taking professional development courses or made through experiences, leaders should take plenty of opportunities to strengthen their skills. Leaders need to continue on a path of growth as individuals and professionals. One of the most effective ways to become a stronger leader is by reading management and leadership blogs from the people who have the experience and knowledge to become…

8 Reasons You are not as Successful as You Should Be

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / December 24, 2018

Early on in my career, I had a roadmap of where I was going. It was actually pretty ambitious. However, things didn’t go the way I planned. Now, I consider that this situation was for the best. But, there were moments when I wondered why I wasn’t as successful as I had expected to be.  After some self-reflection, I determined that I was not as successful as I wanted…

Putting Video to Work For Your Small Business

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 21, 2018

Textual content has a place in digital marketing, but in terms of efficacy, it’s quickly taking a back seat to visual content. In particular, video content is rising to prominence as a powerful medium through which small businesses can engage and convert viewers into customers. Why Putting Video to Work for your Small Business Matters Video isn’t just another type of content – it’s the highest returning content…

11 Qualities of People With Amazing Emotional Intelligence

by / ⠀Career Advice / December 20, 2018

What makes some people more successful than others? Is it their intelligence? Their work ethic? Or, did they just run into a lucky streak? Of course, you’ll want to put your great work ethic forward. However, the truth is that if you want to succeed then you’ll need to have emotional intelligence. You’ll want to work to gain the qualities of people with amazing emotional intelligence.  As defined by…

The Most Respected Bosses Do These 12 Things

by / ⠀Career Advice / December 19, 2018

Whether you’re an entrepreneur or the CEO of an enterprise-level business, the key to your success will be in how you manage your employees. After all, it’s good for the bottom line since your management style will reduce turnover. Also, a better boss encourages employees to become more engaged, resulting in a profitability and productivity boost in your business. The most respected bosses do these 12 things.  Unfortunately,…

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