Category: Entrepreneurship

The Social Life of an Entrepreneur

“Live life to the fullest”, “you only live once”, and “life is what you make of it” are some of the things we hear all the time. Believe it or not but time is the most valuable asset known to

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Pay Down Student Loans In College

Without a doubt, school is expensive but it’s a lifelong investment that will pay for itself and then some. Nowadays, we live in a world where it’s almost impossible to find a job, let alone a job that pays well.

5 Tips for Entrepreneurs in College

There’s a common misconception that entrepreneurs don’t need to attend college, assuming they’re going to be self-employed. Many believe that attending school only applies to individuals whose career paths involve moving up the corporate ladder. If you’re a true entrepreneur,

The American Dream: Has It Become A Nightmare?

Chances are, you, your parents, or your relatives traveled to the U.S. in pursuit of a dream. However, this isn’t your average dream. There’s only one dream powerful enough to change your entire life. This dream allows you to rise

5 Reasons You Need to Hire a Brand Ambassador

As a current Sony Specialist at a Best Buy store, I’ve learned a lot from my experiences and interactions with consumers. I was hired to demonstrate and build value in Sony’s new digital imaging products (cameras). Before I began working there,

Why Entrepreneurs Should Start in College

Entrepreneurship is growing very rapidly, as people of all ages are learning and realizing the benefits of being an entrepreneur. However, something I noticed is that many students are starting their entrepreneurial journeys in college. As a student entrepreneur myself,

Why Start-ups Shouldn’t Sell Their Products in Retail Stores

Just about every entrepreneur’s dream is to see their product on their favorite retailer’s shelves. Frankly, I can’t blame them because I’ve dreamt of that as well. As a matter of fact, my first book, Reality Check: A College Student’s

Entrepreneurs: Use Food Sample Strategy to Build Personal Brand

When you’re in the early stages of building your personal brand, it’s similar to throwing darts until you hit the bullseye, as you’re going to try a bunch of new ideas until you come across the one that works. If

How I Saved and Grew a Small Business at the Age of 18

In June 2007, my father asked me to work with him and help manage his small business, an electric motor sales and repairs shop. At the time, I was 18 years old and had just graduated high school. I knew

Everything I Learned from Pitching to Shark Tank

From the minute I started watching Shark Tank, I fell in love with the show; love at first sight, indeed. I loved how the concept of entrepreneurs pitching their ideas to investors/venture capitalists had become mainstream. Soon enough, it became