50 Ways To Differentiate Your Brand

Chances are you aren’t the only person or company providing your product or service. In addition to making sure it is the best it can be and you are targeting the right audience, you need to stand out from the competition. Brand your company properly and brand your company differently. Here are 50 ways to […]


3 Things We Learned at #HerAgendaLive with Danyel Smith

On August 20, 2015, Her Agenda teamed up with AlleyNYC to present an intimate discussion with one of the co-founders of HRDCVR, Danyel Smith. Rhonesha Byng, who is the founder of Her Agenda, interviewed Danyel at the Animoto Space in New York City to discuss the topics of content, creativity, and career. Born in Oakland, […]


Family Hustle: Ashleigh Dempster & Matt George

When it comes to business partnerships, your relationships can get tricky. Luckily, for Ashleigh Dempster and Matt George, they know how to keep the lines between business and personal from getting blurry. In this edition of Family Hustle, our Behind The Hustle team explores their individual career lanes and how they both bring dimension towards […]


What Every College Student Should Do on LinkedIn

If you want to find a job, you need to be at least as active on Linkedin as you are on Facebook. Most employers these days look for you on Linkedin before moving forward. You profile page should be an extension of your resume and/or portfolio. Another great thing about Linkedin you aren’t utilizing are […]


Productivity Tricks for Small-Business Owners

There’s a lot on your plate when you’re running a small business. It’s all on you and possibly a small team but everyone needs to do their jobs, and then some. Managing tasks and days efficiently is pivotal in the growth and success of your business. Here are some productivity tricks to help you out. […]


Why a Company Won’t Hire You

We’ve all been turned down jobs. Maybe it had to do with experience. Maybe it just wasn’t a right fit. If those were the reasons,  there probably wasn’t much that could have been done to change the outcome. What if the reasons a job offer never came were things in our control? Maybe our resumes […]


Finding My Lane: Liane V

Name: Liane Valenzuela Hustle: Recording Artist + Social Media Maven Website: lianev.com Follow: @LoveLianeV When something speaks to your soul, choose to listen. For Liane V, music spoke to her and she listened and acted on it. In high school, her parents owned a DJ company which allowed her the opportunity to join them in […]

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How To Start a Business

Many of you want to start a business. Whatever product or service you want to provide, there are some guidelines you should try and follow, especially in the beginning so a strong foundation is set. There is no point running into any legal trouble or making any marketing mistakes when they can be avoided early. Hustle hard but […]

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Beating Creative Block

We’re hoping you get to utilize that right brain of yours regularly to do some work that requires your creativity. The thing is though, sometimes when you need that creativity most, you can’t find it anywhere. You hit that dead-end and you are stuck. It’s ok, we’ll get through this. Creativity comes and goes, however, […]


7 Questions to End Your Week With

It is healthy for you to regularly reflect on what has happened and how things are going in your career. At the end of the week is a great time to do so. You need to make sure you did all the things you were supposed to, and figure out why if you didn’t. Unplanned […]


5 Startup Mistakes You Can Avoid

It’s important to make mistakes and fail along your career path. They are experiences you learn from. They build your character. They develop into success. However, we’re talking about the unforeseeable mistakes, not the ones you can avoid. Doing your research and getting advice from mentors will guide you around pitfalls experienced by others before. Joshua […]


3 Things You’ll Learn at #DesignLife: Chris Stamp

On Saturday August 22, 2015, our team here at Behind The Hustle will partner with Samsung Studio LA for #DesignLife. Joining us for our panel will be our good friend, Chris Stamp. As the founder of the avantstreet lifestyle brand Stampd, Chris has worked with The Gap, Daniel Arsham, and Puma in addition to being […]


3 Things You’ll Learn at #DesignLife: Spencer Nikosey

On Saturday August 22, 2015, our team here at Behind The Hustle will partner with Samsung Studio LA for #DesignLife. Joining the talented panel, Behind The Hustle brings Spencer Nikosey, industrial designer and owner of KILLSPENCER, to share his expertise in design. Starting from sketching designs for a personal project, he has paved his way […]


3 Things You’ll Learn at #DesignLife: Jason Mayden

On Saturday August 22, 2015, our team here at Behind The Hustle will partner with Samsung Studio LA for #DesignLife. Joining us will be a good friend of the family and also Mark One’s Vice President of Design, Jason Mayden. As the former Senior Global Design Director for Jordan Brand as well as the former […]

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Behind The Hustle x Samsung Present #DesignLife on Aug 22

On Saturday, August 22nd Behind The Hustle and Samsung Studio LA are teaming up to present #DesignLife, a career event that will explore the creative process and business model of design through a career panel & workshop. Moderated by Chris Denson of Innovation Crush, the career panel will have three of today’s top design creatives, Jason Mayden (VP of […]


Habits Of Strategic Thinkers

Think before you act. It’s a simple, yet commonly overlooked principle. Apply to projects at hand as well as to your long term goals. Figure out the necessary steps and avoid all foreseeable mistakes when possible to receive the best results. Have an open mind, get help when need it and learn. Be strategic in your methods […]

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HLZBLZ Internships

Posted on 08.12.15 Company: HLZBLZ Location: Los Angeles, CA Position: E-Commerce + Graphic Design + Marketing + Sales Internships HLZBLZ burst into the street wear scene in 2005 as a fresh face in the fashion industry, filling the void of cutting edge alternative apparel for the bold fashionista. Born in NY but raised in Los […]

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Creative Advice from West Coast Innovators at Beats and Brunch LA

Tupac Shakur said it best, “Ain’t no coast like the West Coast, let’s show them how we do.” From the weather to the music, the West Coast has it’s own signature style and sound and behind every movement is a group of people committed to the art. This past weekend on Saturday August 8, 2015, […]


3 Lessons Learned: Chris Stamp of Stampd

Name: Chris Stamp Hustle: Owner + Creative Director at Stampd Website: stampd.com Social Handle: @chrisstamp | @stampdla As the founder of the West Coast based, avantstreet lifestyle brand Stampd, Chris Stamp is certainly leaving his imprint on everything that he aims to lay his hands on. From collaborations with The Gap, Daniel Arsham, and Puma to being named as one […]


A Look Inside Samsung Studio LA

It is undeniable that technology has become a big part of our lives. At the same time, our society is heavily consumer-driven and we rarely take the time to think about what we’re actually buying. It’s not until after the purchase do we get the chance to fully experience the product.  The majority of the […]