Life stuff

Let me help you help me help you.

July 13th, 2015

Regardless of where you are in your career, you will at some point hit a wall and need to get some outside input from a peer or mentor in your field. Having been on both ends of the “I need help!” spectrum, I’ve come to discover that there are ways that you can frame your needs to make your potential advisor more receptive to you, and can even help to encourage a healthy and happy long-term mentor relationship.

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Working with friends

September 18th, 2013

A lot of people express interest when I share that my business partners and I had been friends for several years before we took the plunge into mutual entrepreneurship. We’re in the minority of those who have managed to make a working relationship among friends work, so I’ll try to share our secrets to help you decide if working with friends is a reasonable option.

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