Scribe Gem: Millennials Revealed by Tru Pettigrew

Think you can change the world? You’re right. But how can you make that happen? As Millennials we have a quest to contribute to something bigger than ourselves. We want more than a job, we want fulfillment and a purpose in our work. For speaker, author, and entrepreneur Tru Pettigrew, he understands the importance of […]


Keys to Finding a Great Mentor

We can never stress enough the importance of a mentor. Having the guidance from someone with valuable experience will help you make the right decisions so you can accomplish your goals. You don’t want to deny yourself from these opportunities for growth. Your future will without a doubt thank you. Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive […]


How to Create the Life You Deserve

What is it that you feel you deserve? What is preventing you from getting there? No matter where the destination is that you are trying to reach, there are always multiple points of arrival. Some people drive, some people ride and some people fly. Some people follow a given path while others create their own. […]


13 Things Preventing Your Success

There are more than enough factors out there that can determine your success. However, it’s up to you to utilize them and adapt accordingly. No one said success was easy but it definitely won’t happen for you if you get lazy and stop believing in yourself. Get inspired to do what you need to in […]


3 Lessons Learned: Matthew Fine of Shiekh Shoes

Name: Matthew Fine Hustle: President at Shiekh Shoes Website: Social Handle: @ShiekhShoes As the President of Shiekh Shoes, Matthew Fine is responsible for overseeing all of Shiekh’s footwear and apparel retail stores throughout the country. Prior to his role at Shiekh, Matt began his career working at Nike. With close to 12 years of […]


A Look Inside Thom Browne’s Studio & Work Process

It’s safe to say New York based designer Thom Browne has made quite the impact on the fashion since starting his label back in 2001. His accolades include CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year in 2006 & 2013, as well as GQ Designer of the Year in 2008. If not the red, white & blue hits […]


How To Spend The First Hour Of The Work Day

Making the most of your morning and setting the tone for the rest of the day is key. Have a good breakfast so your morning work flow doesn’t get interrupted for a pre-lunch snack/meal. Organize and prioritize your to-do list so you know how to schedule your day and know what you want to accomplish that […]


Leadership Tips from Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs will forever be missed. We can constantly learn from his decisions, ideas and products. None of those could have been executed without Jobs’ leadership. He formed a company that will continue to make an impact on the world. Forbes narrowed down Walter Isaacson’s article to 10 lessons of leadership we can learn from the great Steve […]


Add to Your Calendar: A3C Festival & Conference

Looking to elevate your knowledge in the music game? Want to learn from the industry’s best? Now is your chance. Coming October 7-11, 2015 the 11th Annual A3C Festival will be bringing hip-hop elite for a 4-day festival and conference featuring the best in the hip-hop industry. Whether you’re a rising rapper, an artist manager […]


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: 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 […]