Posts Tagged: business

Business
Shark Tank Isn’t the Answer, Here’s Why…
February 25, 2016
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Shark Tank Isn’t the Answer, Here’s Why…
So you’re in business for yourself. You have an awesome product/service and you’re making a decent amount of money but you want more money/growth/success. Or maybe you have an awesome pre-revenue idea that you’d like to get funded. If you’re like the other millions of American’s who watch ABC’s Shark Tank, you’re probably thinking, “That’s […]
Business General Interviews
My Audio Interview with Revision Path & Maurice Cherry
January 28, 2016
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My Audio Interview with Revision Path & Maurice Cherry
This past Friday, January 22nd, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Maurice Cherry of Revision Path. It’s a podcast and site highlighting black developers and designers. Matthew reached out to me and asked if I could give some insight into what I do, how I operate, and what I’ve been through to get to […]
Business General How-To
A Freelancer’s Guide to Increasing Your Rates
August 22, 2014
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A Freelancer’s Guide to Increasing Your Rates
Making more money as a business owner or freelancer is usually the goal for most entrepreneurs. However, being an established professional, it’s not always easy to increase your current rate. It takes finesse, great communication, and opportunity. If your local grocery store sells soap for $3.00 and tomorrow they bumped the price up to $9.00, you’d certainly make a […]
Business Lifestyle
The Leap: From Employee to Self-Employed
August 8, 2014
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The Leap: From Employee to Self-Employed
So you’re thinking about going into business for yourself? It’s one of the most rewarding feelings. The sense of ownership, accountability, and freedom are all worth it. However, making this jump is possibly the scariest thing you will ever do. Here are a few valid reasons to stop reading this article right now: You are […]
Business General Lifestyle
Busy vs. Productive
August 4, 2014
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Busy vs. Productive
When someone says they’re “too busy” or they don’t have time, two pieces of information can be obtained: that person’s schedule cannot hold anything extra the specific task doesn’t have priority over others What we have to understand is that the term “busy” is relative to the individual. Your definition is not the same as […]
Business General
Failing, Comfort Zones, & How to Stay Motivated
July 22, 2014
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Failing, Comfort Zones, & How to Stay Motivated
Failure is not a comfortable thing and it can surely attenuate your drive and motivation to keep going. This statement concisely states how these factors relate to one another when trying to achieve personal success. It’s a long road. It’s quite lonely at times and can seem like no one understands why you do what […]
Business General
5 Ways to Increase Productivity
July 18, 2014
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You ever sit down at your desk and then….wait, what is the purpose of this post again? Ahhh yes, increasing productivity. As I was saying, you ever sit down at your desk and totally get sidetracked? Me neither. But if you have a friend that may need a productivity boost, here are a couple of […]