Kim Howell

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Stressed Out Solopreneur? 5 Tips to Prevent Entrepreneurial Burnout

The feeling of starting an entrepreneurial endeavor or beginning a freelance career is exhilarating. You’ve become the master of your own destiny, and all the anxieties and limitations of a traditional office job fade away into a sea of opportunity. When you start making money, that feeling only …

Entrepreneurship

What I Learned in My First Year as a Young Entrepreneur

If you told me two years ago, that I would take a leap and become an entrepreneur, I'd tell you, you were crazy! Anyone who knew me over the last 10 years, knew I was more of a follower and didn't mind working under instruction. Then again, I was just under the assumption I needed to follow "the …

Entrepreneurship

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

Warm Up Your Printer for These 20 Holiday Printables

Walk into any home decorating store and before you know it, you’re walking out with $50 (at least) worth of holiday decor. How does that even happen? Elves probably. If you’ve put yourself on a decorating budget this season (after all, that new purse isn’t going to buy itself), then head to your …

Chemicals

5 Ways Your Words Can Sabotage Your Success | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurs far more attention to what they say than to how they say it. And that's a pity because success depends largely upon how well you communicate.<p>With this in mind, there are five common habits of speech that alienate coworkers and vastly limit your ability to inspire and lead …

Entrepreneurship

The Challenges We Faced As A Non-Sexy Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>You always hear about the challenges for tech and innovative companies when starting their company- from getting investors, dealing with competition …

Entrepreneurship

Colouring for adults helps reduce stress and anxiety, boost creativity

All through high school and college, I often pulled out my box of Crayolas and a kiddy colouring book to help manage stress. In the midst of looming …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

5 Personal Branding Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.<p>When it comes …

Public Relations

A ‘radical’ funding model for female entrepreneurs

Hundreds of professional women across Canada are pitching in to create a new funding pool and support network for female entrepreneurs.<p>A program called Radical Generosity – which is one-part business competition and one-part unique funding model – is starting up this week to make it easier for …

Women Entrepreneurs

Strobing Is the New Contouring. Here's How to Do It Without Looking Like a Hot Mess.

Why look sculpted when you could look ~*dewy*~.<p>What is strobing, you ask? It's a fun term for highlighting, basically. Forget everything you learned about contouring (it was hard to master, anyway). Extra highlighting will give you a dewy, shimmery, more youthful glow. But because "dewy" can turn …

Makeup