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6 Reasons Strategies Fail During Difficult Times…and How to Avoid Them

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / August 15, 2022
There are six common reasons strategies fail, but knowing them is only half the battle. Here are action plans for meeting them head-on.

Even in good times, 61% of organizations struggle to implement strategies. But these are not good times. The bull market that has held for the better part of a decade is quickly dissolving, and the dark clouds of recession are on the horizon. The next great economic sifting is beginning, and only organizations with a clear, actionable strategy will endure. A popular Harvard Business Review article concluded that…

5 Things Most Colleges Don’t Teach You About Starting a Career

by / ⠀Career Advice / July 18, 2022
There are a few things about starting a career that you don’t tend to think about on campus or in a classroom. Here are the five most common.

Okay. You’ve been at school for years now. You’re finishing up classes. You’re getting ready to walk the stage at graduation. You’ve crammed all of the head knowledge and book learning possible into your brain. You’re ready to begin starting a career. While it’s easy to feel prepared at the end of your time at college, though, there are some things about full-time work that you don’t think…

Entrepreneur v. Employee: a Comparison

by / ⠀Blog / July 11, 2022
entrepreneur v employee people gesturing

You must have heard a lot of people commenting how challenging it is to become an entrepreneur from an employee. Indeed, a giant leap of faith is required to take even the first step. But what is it that prompts people to make this professional transition? What career prospect wins if you think about entrepreneur v employee? The battle of entrepreneur v employee shows its effects on every…

Interview Questions: 15 Common Asks and Answers

by / ⠀Career Advice / June 21, 2022
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Do you have an interview coming up? Yes, you do. Every time you meet someone new, you are in an interview. Each time you are catching up with the long-lost family or friends, you are in an interview. If you’re in an interview for a new work-related position, however, you may be anxious and nervous about making the right impression and a strong impression. One way to relax…

Six Best Pieces of Career Advice for Professionals in Their 20s

by / ⠀Blog / June 2, 2022
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Most people have a tough time navigating their professional life in their 20s. And understandably so! You graduated and now are trying to understand how the practical world works. You will inevitably make mistakes and learn. But some career advice makes your journey easier. A lot of people in their 20s settle for the first job they are offered. They don’t really think if it’s something they are…

_Business: A Complete Guide

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 26, 2022
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_Business is the process of creating value by offering products or services to meet demand. A business can also be a stand alone entity for a single process of creating value. For example, an ice cream business focuses on the selling ice cream process of creating value. Recently my _business, Idea Lemon, celebrated its 4 year anniversary. I use the word ‘celebrated’ loosely because really that meant Linkedin…

Qualities of a Landlord That Will Attract Longterm Renters

by / ⠀Career Advice Finding Customers / April 26, 2022
Want to know the primary qualities of a good landlord? Here's how to spot a landlord with good qualities for when renting an apartment.

Potential tenants all have a list of their preferred qualities of a landlord. Are you the sort of landlord people find appealing? The “interview” street runs in both directions. Landlords and property managers do a thorough job of screening potential tenants. They run background checks and look over a tenant’s credit report. They examine their employment records, check references, and many other things. Background checks typically include reviewing…

How to Be More Organized as a Young Professional

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / April 26, 2022
Does your professional life suffer because of the lack of organization? Here's how a young professional can be more organized and productive.

Do you struggle to keep up with your work and personal commitments? Don’t know how to be more organized or where to even begin? You’re not alone. Many young professionals feel overwhelmed by their workload. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to become more organized and overcome this problem, and the sooner you start implementing them, the sooner you’ll see results. In this article,…

Respiratory Therapists: 6 Tips to Advance Your Career

by / ⠀Career Advice / April 22, 2022
You can absolutely advance your career as a respiratory therapist and these are some of the most helpful ideas to consider along the way.

Are you a respiratory therapist looking for ideas to advance your career? Since being a respiratory therapist is a specific profession, you might be wondering if there’s any way to move up in your career. The good news is you can absolutely advance your career as a respiratory therapist. Listed below are some helpful ideas to consider along the way. 1. Be selective with your time. When your…

5 Steps to Make You More Hirable as a Young Professional

by / ⠀Career Advice / April 20, 2022
If you're feeling stuck in your career, you'll need a strategy. Here's a Five-Step Plan for young professionals to get noticed by employers.

Are you feeling stuck in your career as a young professional? Are you frustrated with the lack of opportunities available to you? If so, you aren’t alone. As the world becomes more competitive, it’s becoming harder and harder to find a job opportunity with decent chances of getting hired. But don’t worry…there are ways to get ahead, and we’re here to help. Remember: No one is born good…