Before the rise of the internet, agencies like Wieden+Kennedy ran the marketing scene. It was tough to break through. You couldn’t just ask your favorite search engine how to start a marketing agency. You had to have connections and be in the right place at the right time. Today though, the industry has flipped on its head thanks to social media, content marketing and pay-per-click advertising.
Whether you’re attending a networking event or on the way to work, inspiration can hit just about anywhere. Listening to podcasts is one of the best ways to stay inspired and continue to feed your imagination.
Google Digital Coach Francilia Wilkins Rahim Shares Tips On Storytelling With Data
Written by Dronile Hiraldo
“When telling a story, what’s the first thing people start with?” Google Digital Coach Francilia Wilkins Rahim asked taking the stage before the crowd of Black, Brown, and multicultural professionals. The night started with the musical sounds of Ella Mai, Drake, and Travis Scott playing over the speakers. Young freelancers and rising professionals in advertising, tech, and media flood...
South by Southwest 2018 (or SXSW as it’s so lovingly abbreviated) is well underway this year, with companies from all over the world – ranging from film and music to interactive media and brand new startups jumping into the scene. The annual conference, which gets major buzz every year, takes place in the southern state of Texas every March and hosts “SXSW Accelerator Pitch” – the event to be at for startups & emerging tech to showcase their latest to an expert panel of judges.
With startups giving the traditional suit and tie a good run for its money, a business casual look at the office can’t hurt.
The start of your business says a lot about how well it’ll survive. For startups and nonprofits alike, the first 5 years can make or break it for success. If you want to know how to start a nonprofit organization, it’s best to first know what you’re up against.
Startups are a foodie’s dream: a chance to dive deep into your passions, get to know a slew of trendy comrades and do really cool work. While Silicon Valley and giants like Google and Apple have put tech startups on the map, there’s no need to be a techie to land your dream job as a young entrepreneur on the rise.
Gone are the days when a healthy stack of business cards counted as due diligence for a young professional. The digital landscape is changing up the whole startup game, and creating a personal brand is central to a flourishing career, business, and personal life.
A free, decolonized wellness practice brings you back to your truest nature – your most joyous, vibrant, vivacious self.
It’s easy to see why finding the right job is said to be a lot like dating: first you have to weed out the “right” ones and then search for compatibilities. A good first impression is a first-class ticket to success. Hitting it off with a hiring manager the first time around can put you in the running as a top candidate. Want to make sure the hiring manager remembers your name when it gets down to the hiring wire? Here’s how:
Making Friends With Our Shadow: Why Reaching Wholeness Requires the Deep Work. A Conversation with Healing Facilitator Dr. Crystal Jones
When I first stumbled across Black Girl In Om, in summer of 2016, I didn’t realize how timely the intro to self-love, self-care and wellness would be to my life. I was at the start of a spiritual awakening, and asking myself "who am I?" I began meditating and exploring the mystical side of life–everything from tarot to God to universal signs. I had completely lost touch with who I was. I was burnt out–physically, emotionally, mentally ...
Striving for perfection, in any area of our lives, is paralyzing. From spending countless hours on one e-mail to putting off that big project because... fear , it’s clear getting things just right does more harm than good.
As millennials, we’re bombarded by perfection everywhere we turn– on social media, in advertisements, sometimes even at our best friend’s wedding. Forcing ourselves to live up to that standard of flawlessness creates way more stress and actually blocks us from being our abs...
Imagine you’ve polished up your résumé, sent notes to your college pals, and even let your college’s career office know you’re available for work. Then a friend pings you. There’s a cool networking event happening next week and they suggest you go. You gulp.
An introvert’s worst nightmare? Networking. You check the event page, and see a few of your favorite brands are attending. It’s a great chance to make life-long connections, your friend reminds you. They’re totally right, but that doesn’t...
Yes! You’ve just opened your inbox and right at the top? That cool startup job you’ve been crossing your fingers for is a requesting an interview! After doing your three minute happy dance, you stop. Now what? Just the word “interview” used to send us running for the hills, too, until we realized the most confident people have one thing in common – they plan! Ever wonder why interviewing comes naturally to some and not others? Confidently walking into an interview is all about knowing your st...
The startup scene is its own animal. Coming from the corporate world, startups can leave you feeling a little puzzled or maybe a little jealous – but startups are so much more than office beers and matching laptop stickers! It can be intimidating to make the switch to something so far from your cubicle, but don’t worry -- while the cultures might vary greatly, your traditional office job has given you great skills to take into the startup world.
Ready to leave your suit behind and make the ju...