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We Can’t All Follow Our Passion, Can We?

We Can’t All Follow Our Passion, Can We?

If you’ve ever been a little confused about your career path, you’ve probably had someone ask you about your passion. Because..

October 22, 2014
Why I Hate Your Stupid Slideshows

Why I Hate Your Stupid Slideshows

Slideshows are a fun was to display photos, graphics and lists in a visually appealing way. But I'm begging you to stop using them.

September 30, 2014
6 Lessons From My Father on Being a Successful Businessowner

6 Lessons From My Father on Being a Successful Businessowner

Like most pre-teens and then teens, I didn't think much about my father's role as a businessowner or how he managed to build a successful..

September 10, 2014
Just Write

Just Write

When I was young, I would write constantly. Poems, songs, short stories, essays. I would write for hours every day. Going into journalism..

September 7, 2014
Uh-Oh. She’s Got a Case of UOL (Unnatural Outbound Links).

Uh-Oh. She’s Got a Case of UOL (Unnatural Outbound Links).

Unnatural outbound links. It kind of sounds like some sort of communicable disease – “Oooh, did you hear? Melissa has..

May 19, 2014
Lessons from Superheroes at #ICNY

Lessons from Superheroes at #ICNY

It’s been a week since I returned from Real Estate Connect (#ICNY), and after putting out all of the fires that arose while I was..

January 24, 2014
Well Said

If you’re looking for the next big thing, and you’re looking where everyone else is, you’re looking in the wrong place.” — Mark Cuban