Entrepreneurship

Collaborative Communication: Stay in Touch With Your Team

Collaborating with others is a great opportunity to create something you couldn’t do on your own. When you start working with others — whether it’s just one partner or a whole team — it’s important to keep in touch. Communication is crucial to making sure everyone knows what’s expected of them and when they need to accomplish their part of the workload. There are many ways to hold each other accountable without feeling like you’re nagging or micromanaging each other.

Opinion, Writer's Life

Fiction and Fantasy Candles: The Perfect Gift for Your Bookish and Nerdy Friends

Candles are a popular go-to gift for good reason. They’re small and easy to transport, and you don’t have to worry about whether they fit with the recipient’s decor. Also, “no thanks, I have enough candles” hasn’t really been said by anyone ever. If you think giving someone a candle feels generic and impersonal, you’ll reconsider after taking a look at these fiction and fantasy candles for adventure lovers of all genres. As an added bonus, buying from these brands means you’re supporting small businesses!

Entrepreneurship

How to Foster Powerful Personal Growth as an Entrepreneur

When you build your career around your creative passions, where do you look to support your continued growth? Some people benefit from a mentor or coach, or even a trusted and supportive friend. But even if you have a good support network, you need to be your own motivator at the end of the day. And if you want to improve your productivity, motivation, or creative output, you have to know where to start.

Blogging, Writing

9 Steps for Writing Quality Blog Posts (Even If You Aren’t a Writer)

Whether you’re new to blogging, not an experienced writer, or just overwhelmed by the hundreds of articles out there explaining how to write a blog post, crafting a quality post can be a huge challenge. Even seasoned writers can come down with a case of creative block when faced with trying to make a simple blog post perfect. But, in the words of all my art and writing professors, “No piece is ever really finished. It’s just abandoned.”

Content Marketing

Winter Holiday Content Marketing Tips for 2022

Some businesses plan their content marketing strategies for the holiday season up to a year in advance. Why? Because regardless of what your audience celebrates, December is a time where people typically spend a lot of money on gifts for friends, family, coworkers, and other members of their community. But you don’t have to spend a year planning to get your business in the seasonal spirit with a marketing plan to help convert as many customers as possible.

Blogging, Content Marketing

Become A Blogger The Right Way: 6 Tips To Start A Blog Without Losing Your Mind

Blogging is a creative outlet that lets people get their thoughts and ideas out in the open for others to read and share. Add creativity, imagination, and a dash of storytelling, and you have a successful blog. But making it in the blogging world is not as easy as it sounds. You must find your niche, create interesting and helpful blog posts, create an engaging blog, and cultivate an engaged readership.

Self-Care & Well-Being

7 Ways to Handle Stress Levels

We all get stressed from time to time and have to deal with the physical discomfort stress causes: changes in appetite, sleep patterns, and muscle soreness from tension in the back, shoulders, jaw, and neck. Not to mention the extra irritability and sensitivity to emotional triggers. Whether you’re dealing with everyday troubles, a particularly stressful period or event, or you are especially susceptible to high levels of stress—like those coping with anxiety—there are some no-cost tools at your disposal to help manage your stress.

Entrepreneurship

Securing Your Business Files Against Hackers

Businesses have a lot of information to keep safe. Not only do you have the files for your own products and projects, but also all the sensitive information you collect from your customers: names, billing information, addresses, and so on. If a hacker accesses this information, the consequences can be massive. That’s why it’s vital to secure your files and protect your business from hackers.