6 Keys To Growing Your Career Through The Gig Economy

Startup Professionals Musings

In my role as a mentor to many business professionals, I still see some who have no idea how to adapt to the new realities. Don’t wait for your next company layoff to get you started.

The Peter Principle Can Paralyze Your Startup Team

Startup Professionals Musings

The good news is that recent big company financial woes and layoffs have generated a flood of candidates with real experience seeking positions at startups. Provide mentoring and self-learning opportunities.

Ryan Blair, HashtagOne: From Gang Member, To Entrepreneur, To Anti-VC

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Ryan Blair is a bit of an interesting entrepreneur: he came out of the most unlikely of family backgrounds--he grew up in poverty, and ended up in a gang and with the wrong crowd (arrested 10 times), but managed to turn his life around thanks to a mentor, and became a technology entrepreneur and multi-millionaire, with his first big success being Los Angeles-based broadband provider SkyPipeline.

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