Business

3 Reasons Why You May Not Be an Entrepreneur

If you don’t know by now, I’m huge on business education. I see (almost) everything through the lens of business. From return on investments vs. opportunity costs -- for things like going to the gym vs. binge watching 6 seasons of Private Practice.

The social media space is deviating away from some of the most critical concepts of business. I’m not suggesting we return stone ages and ignore any forward progression -- but some wheels do not need to be reinvented.

I market largely to “entrepreneurs” because that's the sexy buzzword being used -- rather than an always appropriate association. But since I have you here, I am going to teach you what it is for once and for all. In certain spaces the difference still matters, and I don’t want you to risk your credibility because social media set you up.

How to Create a 404 Page That Converts

How to Create a 404 Page That Converts

When we think websites, we think the main pages: home, about, contact, services etc. Maybe even a specialty page like a resume, or extra features like the sidebar. What if I told you there are a set of pages and elements that go overlooked but are prime for redirecting and converting customers. Well, there are, and if you aren’t utilizing them you are missing out on prime opportunities to make money, build brand loyalty and engage with your audience. The most important and often forgotten pages, the 404 Error/Page Not Found.

How to Implement A Mindfulness Practice In Your Business

First, lets call a spade a spade.  Mindfulness is not a new phenomenon. Nor is it new in the world of business. It has been identified as a need in both life and business for well over the thirty years. In short, it helps cultivate emotional intelligence. Before you can manage a business yourself -- you have to manage yourself and your life. So emotional intelligence is a must.

4 Really Simple Steps for Killing it As a Solopreneur

Although it sounds like the absolute dream -- sometimes working alone is hard. While you may not have a commute, are able to work in your pajamas, and there’s no boss micromanaging your daily activities, all that glitters is not gold. When the shiny newness wears off, you are faced with the reality of what's really going on. You work alone, day in and day out. No watercooler talk or lunch date debriefs -- you are your own everything, you operate your business, alone.

How to Improve your Critical Thinking With Mindfulness

Critical thinking done proper is uncommon. Despite how analytical we believe we are our; it is not in our nature to do so objectively -- and that my friends is the core element of critical thinking. Much of our thinking, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed and sometimes prejudiced. Yet the quality of our life and that of what we produce depends largely on the quality of our thought. Go figure.