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Niche Entrepreneurs: Important Steps to Becoming a Highly Sought Expert

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / June 15, 2021

Aspiring entrepreneurs are well-advised to focus the lion’s share of their attention on becoming a reliable, consistent expert in a specific niche. If you dream of scaling the lofty heights of entrepreneurship, it’s also imperative that you start as soon as possible. The longer you take to get started, the further behind you’ll fall in the race to be first to market. Fortunately, there are practical steps you…

Social Justice Careers You Should Consider Right Now

by / ⠀Career Advice Under30CEO / June 10, 2021

Social justice careers are becoming increasingly valued. In just the last decade, for example, the term “social justice” has become an increasingly common part of everyday language. As people work at every level to find balance, justice, and equality in the world for people of all backgrounds and income levels, this field of work has exploded. According to Human Rights Careers, when you pursue an education and career…

9 Reasons to Switch to a Digital Bank

by / ⠀Personal Finance Startup Advice / May 19, 2021

If you’re a CEO or business owner trying to manage your company’s financial situation, consider digital banking. Switching to a digital bank may prove beneficial when compared to dealing with a brick-and-mortar institution. Small business owners in particular understand how time-consuming and costly banking can be. Online banking, however, can assist not only you and your employees but also your customers. For many, “digital banking” refers to the…

4 Business Tips You Didn’t Know You Learned in High School

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / April 18, 2019

You thought “promposals,” undercooked cafeteria pizza, and hallway passes were things of the past. And hopefully, those unfortunate realities are indeed behind you. But to become a successful entrepreneur, it turns out you have to relive at least some of your high school experiences. Despite the challenges of being a teen, those years taught you valuable lessons that you can use as a corporate leader. From discovering and…

15 of The Most Common Interview Questions and Answers

by / ⠀Career Advice / December 19, 2018

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…

6 Lessons From 4 Years In Business

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 12, 2016

Recently my business, Idea Lemon, celebrated its 4 year anniversary. I use the word ‘celebrated’ loosely because really that meant Linkedin notified me it had been 4 years since I first added Idea Lemon to my profile, and I looked up at my Cofounder, Martin, and said, “Hey, apparently its our 4 year anniversary today.” He replied with, “Oh really? Cool,” and we got back to work. While there…

What Really Matters When You Give A TED Talk

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / April 25, 2016

If you’ve ever dreamed of giving a TED/TEDx Talk, you’ve probably also dreamed of the potential fame that comes along with it. “People will bust down my door to interview me!” “I’ll get tons of business opportunities!” “I’ll be Youtube famous!”   Those things are certainly POSSIBLE, but let me feed you a truth sandwich and tell you that they aren’t likely. And that’s okay, because fame is…

3 Ways To Use Feedback Loops To Improve Your Performance

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Personal Branding / April 18, 2016

In the hustle of building a business, launching a side gig, or climbing the ranks at your company, it’s easy to compare yourself to others. “I’m not making as much as them” “They have a thousand more followers than me” “I’m not nearly as qualified as that person” These mindsets lead to self-doubt, but a lot of self-doubt stems from a deeper-rooted competition. A competition with ourselves. Someone…

How To Shake Boredom & Become The Smartest Person At Your Company

by / ⠀Blog Career Advice Personal Branding Podcast / April 11, 2016

If you’re reading this right now, and it’s during the work day, there’s a preeeetttyy good chance it’s because you’re bored and searching for distractions. You know the boredom feeling well–You’re mindlessly scrolling Facebook on your phone, and then you open a new browser tab and type in “Facebook” only to realize you’re accessing Facebook in two places at the same time! It wasn’t always like this, though.…

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