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5 Steps for Structuring an Ideal Work Day

Having a productive not only takes the right environment, the right distractions and music to get you into your zone, but it takes planning. You need to put your to-do list together, schedule out your day and prioritize tasks ahead of time. With enough preparation, you will no longer complain about not having enough hours in the day. […]

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The 3 Decisions That Will Change Your Career

You are allowed to want to live the life you deserve. You are allowed to do what you love and love what you do. It’s up to you to make it happen though. Set your goals and do what you must to achieve them. Never give up. You will inevitably come to plenty of crossroads along […]

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Add To Calendar: Agenda Emerge

Are you interested in connecting with the industry’s top creatives, innovators and artists in the marketplace? Are you passionate about the streetwear industry and want to learn how brands and entrepreneurs interact with one another? Look no further. The upcoming Agenda Emerge Conference will be happening January 8, 2016 at 7-10PM at the Long Beach Convention […]

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A 2-Step Exercise for Figuring Out What You’re Really Good At

You know you don’t want to follow a traditional career path, however you have no idea what path you would truly rather take. Don’t worry, you’ll figure it out. That’s what we’re here for. We’re gonna help you find your work sweet spot a.k.a. the overlap where great things happen. You will have a career […]

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10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget

You always want to surround yourself with the best people. They keep you motivated and rub off on you. However, sometimes you have that person in your circle who has all the potential in the world but isn’t making the right strides towards them. Or maybe you feel like it’s you. Either way, something about […]

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5 Personality Types That Get Promotions at Work

Being qualified for a job not only entails your skillsets but how you fit into the company culture. Having a well functioning team relies heavily on individual and group dynamics. Growing this team not only requires bringing on new people but allocating tasks to existing team members.  Here are 5  types of people are most […]

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Ways To Unlock Your Inner Creativity

Inspiration fuels your creativity. Finding inspiration can be difficult though. Sometimes when you need it most, it’s nowhere to be found. However, the good thing is that you can position yourself for creativity. Photographer and entrepreneur, Nick Onken, spoke with some industry leaders about what fuels their creativity, as well as sharing some of his own […]

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Productive Uses of Some Counterintuitive Office Rules

There are plenty of ways to be more productive like planning ahead, not having excuses and making the most of weekends. Many tactics are common and implemented into the workplace. However, maybe some of these rules are meant to be broken. Erica Cerulo, along with fellow Of a Kind co-founder, Claire Mazur have tested policies out as they perfect the […]

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Secrets to Performing Under Pressure

When a deadline is approaching and you’re under a watchful eye, your work performance is bound to be affected. Ideally you would be able to handle any stresses and get things done like you always do. In their book, “Performing Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most,” Hendrie Weisinger and J.P. […]

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7 Habits of People with Great Mental Toughness

Successful results usually stem from successful habits. Since success doesn’t usually come easy, metal toughness is something that we should all learn to develop. It’s important to always focus on the things that we have control over as opposed to wasting valuable time and energy on things we do not. Metal toughness is all about action, attitude […]

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4 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

It is important to take time out of every day to reflect. It doesn’t take long and your future self will thank you greatly. You need to make sure you are making the most of your day and taking steps towards your goals. Do this by planning things out and staying on top of it. […]

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Add to Your Calendar: Funk Volume Virtual Music Conference

Are you an indie artist looking to become a breakthrough artist ? Want to learn from music industry’s best in how to build relationships? With a panel everyday completely online from November 30-December 3, 2015, the Funk Volume Virtual Music Conference will be discussing these topics and more with a diverse cross-section of artists and […]

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A Wallet That Can Charge Your Phone

The more you do, the more often you need to charge your phone. Since plugging into your laptop or a wall isn’t always an option, it’s good to have an external battery handy. Some fit in your bag, while some can actually fit in your pocket. However, it can be kinda annoying to carry more than your […]

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10 Goals You Should Have

What are your goals? Go to the gym more than once a season? Be nicer to your parents? Every day take at least once step on the path that furthers and betters your career? We’ll help you with the career oriented one. Your goals can be as general or as specific as you want them to […]

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5 Ways Reading Makes You a Better Leader

As many great pioneers, titans, and captains of industry might say, “Readers are leaders.” There are many different ways in which reading helps to equip us with the skills necessary to become leaders. Some of which may include: improving our judgement, increasing our level of empathy for those around us, and sharpening our mind. With […]

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3 Lessons Learned: Bevy Smith of Bevelations

Photo by Jason Shaltz Name: Bevy Smith Hustle: Host of Bevelations, Fashion Queens and Creator of Dinner with Bevy Website: bevysmith.com Follow: @BevySmith Bevy Smith grew up in Harlem, New York with the creative fashion and writing heritage of Harlem Renaissance in her DNA. She was raised by her mom and dad who instilled optimism and hard work, so it was […]

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How to Ensure Business Success

You need to have the right mindset to run a business. Not everyone is necessarily cut out for it. Maybe it’s your purpose to be a pivotal member of the team. Either way, you are gonna want to focus on your tasks while looking at the bigger picture if you want to have business longevity. […]

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Limit Your Procrastination with Self-Destructing Browser Tabs

As productive as you want to be and need to be in order to accomplish your career goals, some procrastination is inevitable. While breaks are good for you, opening a new tab in your internet browser to take a quick glance at your Facebook newsfeed can easily lead you to a BuzzFeed post which takes you to […]

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Aesop’s 4 Secrets for Successful Retail Design

Design of a retail location needs to create a experience for customers that is not only memorable but encourages them to make purchases. What’s the first thing they see when they step through the front door? What’s the lighting like? How is the product displayed? These are just a few of the many aspects that go […]

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How to Find Your Dream Job in 6 Easy Steps

First, you need to know that having a career that you love is attainable. Next, you need to take action so it can become a reality. No one can know what you want to spend your days doing but you. Right, easier said then done, but anything worth achieving doesn’t come easy. As long as […]