Branding

Find Success in Your Personal Brand, Not in Your Company

So you want to be a success? I have some good news and some bad news. First, the bad: It’s extremely hard to make a business succeed in the startup world today. Sure, we know JK Rowling was a single mom and wrote a book and she made a billion...


Being Part of the Gen Y Brand

What age do you need to be to be a perfect successful entrepreneur? I’m 32. 32 is a good age for an entrepreneur. It seems like the Gen X-ers finally think that since I’ve had a few years in my 30s, I get it now. Ive tried and failed a few times....


How to Build the Right Portfolio

When I was 21, I quit my normal job and began my first “real” company. I say “real” because I had already attempted my own businesses before. One was a cake decorating business and one was a photography business. But this one was for...


Why I Hate the "Woman" Label

Being labeled can be frustrating. A few years ago, I stumbled across a women focused startup lab in Silicon Valley while browsing online. I was going to be traveling to San Francisco to meet with some entrepreneurs, and was looking to beef up my West...


Branding Yourself as a Founder

Branding Yourself as a Founder It’s funny how long we put off branding ourselves, but how critical it is to making it in the startup tech world.   I recently had to launch a personal website for myself because I realized that even...