The Business World Articles

  • How to Set Your Budget on 3 Basic Time Horizons

    How to Set Your Budget on 3 Basic Time Horizons

    by on July 10th, 2014

    I read an article recently where someone described how they set their budget 3-years out into the future. I can’t remember exactly where it was, so I can’t link to it. What struck me about that, is there are a lot of … Read More

  • Money Talks: No Time Like the Present

    Money Talks: No Time Like the Present

    by on June 25th, 2014

    I came across a quote the other day that I really enjoyed. “The best time to plant an oak tree is 15 years ago. The second best time is today.” It struck me as such a good way to look at life. I know it’s … Read More

  • The Importance of Recognizing Patterns

    The Importance of Recognizing Patterns

    by on June 19th, 2014

    One of the most important things I noticed working with Seth Godin over the past week was the importance of patterns. This idea was also pointed out by one of the team members Josh Long. Every time we had an idea or … Read More

  • Customer, Will You Come Back Soon?

    Customer, Will You Come Back Soon?

    by on June 17th, 2014

    Want to know if a customer is satisfied? Ask them this question. Or just wait and see if they do. The guy who stops by a new yoga studio to try out a new yoga class. The girl who goes to a new concert venue in hopes … Read More

  • When to Use the Quit Card

    When to Use the Quit Card

    by on June 16th, 2014

    One of the toughest questions that comes up, is when to use the quit card. There are two things I like to think about when deciding whether or not to use a quit card. First, quitting is usually underrated. Most of us … Read More

  • Academics vs. Recruiters: Which Schools Perform the Best?

    Academics vs. Recruiters: Which Schools Perform the Best?

    by on June 15th, 2014

    It’s the age-old question: Do you go to school for an education or a job? Call it the proverbial chicken-or-egg argument. Without a degree, most employers won’t consider you. They’ll assume you lack the tools (and … Read More

  • This Is Why You Plan for Retirement

    This Is Why You Plan for Retirement

    by on June 10th, 2014

    My grandmother is part of the greatest generation. She was born at the tail end of the roaring 20s, was entering kindergarten as the Great Depression struck, and came of age during World War II. Her husband attended … Read More

  • 5 Ways To Conquer Overwhelm in Your Job Search

    5 Ways To Conquer Overwhelm in Your Job Search

    by on June 8th, 2014

    Overwhelm is the most common battle that job searchers face. Where do you even start? Do you update your resume, sign up for a networking event or search for jobs online? You surely can’t do everything at once, … Read More

  • 10 Simple Ways to Elevate Your Career This Year

    10 Simple Ways to Elevate Your Career This Year

    by on May 30th, 2014

    After blogging for over 4 years, I have shared a lot of career advice on this blog. But, unless you want to read through 947 blog posts (holy cow!!) it’s hard to find the best advice in one spot. So since I just … Read More

  • Forté C2B Leadership Conference: You Define “It”

    Forté C2B Leadership Conference: You Define “It”

    by on May 29th, 2014

    Submitted by Ali Fraenkel. Marjie Terry’s enthusiasm spread like wildfire to a group of up-and-coming female college leaders at Forté’s New York City C2B Leadership Conference in April 2014. These … Read More

  • Dear Graduates: You Can Have a Happy, Healthy Career

    Dear Graduates: You Can Have a Happy, Healthy Career

    by on May 28th, 2014

    I had the privilege of participating in a career day event a couple of weeks ago at The Academy of Enterprise and Finance in Long Island, NY. This is a high school with a focus on providing students with a challenging … Read More

  • 13 Free Tools to Improve Your Productivity

    13 Free Tools to Improve Your Productivity

    by on May 26th, 2014

    Recently in my 90-Day Get Your Career Unstuck Bootcamp, my clients have been asking a lot of questions about how to manage their time. Most of them are working full-time while still searching for a job on the side. It … Read More

  • Why Should a Millennial Start Investing Now?

    Why Should a Millennial Start Investing Now?

    by on May 23rd, 2014

    Submitted by Jaskamal Gill. It is so easy to put off saving money for another day. We feel we need more money to start saving, or need more time to research options, or that we have all the time in the world to start. … Read More

  • How Watching the Daily Show Might Get You a Job Someday

    How Watching the Daily Show Might Get You a Job Someday

    by on May 22nd, 2014

    Today’s article was submitted by Jaskamal Gill. It’s good practice for all college students—not just business students—to read the news. Knowing what goes on in the world is important since it has the … Read More