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Painful, Embarrassing Shit I’ve Done Trying To Make Money Online

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 28, 2013

When I began writing at Rich20Something, I felt like a small child lost in the woods. First, let’s get something straight: A lot of other bloggers or writers will tell you “Oh, I hardly even considered making money off my blog. Why, it happened practically by accident!” That’s bullshit. It doesn’t happen by accident. And I knew from day one that I wanted to figure out a way to…

Making These 9 Mistakes Might be the Best Decisions of Your Life

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 3, 2013

I liken being a social entrepreneur to being a New York City resident; you don’t really feel like you belong until you can show others around as if it is your own. After celebrating two years of being a social entrepreneur on August 1st, I am thrilled to be sharing with you 9 mistakes that every social entrepreneur makes. Likely I could have added 5 more just in…

Successful Mistakes of Richard Branson and Peter Jones

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 20, 2013

Show me someone who hasn’t made a mistake and I’ll show you a person who hasn’t lived. Mistakes are part of life, and although I don’t condone or glorify them, I do wish to demonstrate how valuable they can be. Mistakes are part of growth, and in the business world it’s vital to grow and learn and adapt to something bigger, better, and perfectly YOU. I know this…

3 Social Media Mistakes Every Budding Entrepreneur Should Avoid

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / May 5, 2011

Being a young entrepreneur this day and age has many advantages. One of the more obvious ones is you have access (and the knowledge) to utilize social networking sites to promote your services or product. But just because you’ve used Facebook since its inception, for example, doesn’t mean that you automatically know how to use the site to boost business sales. In fact, if you go about it…

Permission To Make Mistakes Usually Means Fewer Of Them

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 19, 2011

If you have ever had to assign an employee a new project or task, you are no doubt familiar with the look of discomfort and anxiety such assignments often provoke. While some people may be eager to tackle a new challenge, hoping it will help them to climb the corporate ladder, many workers are really just trying to survive without committing any major screw-ups. Becoming responsible for something…

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