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Female Pro Gamers

What is a pro gamer? Well, a pro gamer plays video games in competitions  FOR MONEY. A pro gamer relies on his or her gaming winnings as their main financial support. Anna Prosser is one of a growing number of women rising to the top of the pro gaming world. Prosser gained national attention last…

Email a Thing of the Past?

The first thing you notice when you talk to billionaire Dustin Moskovitz and his business partner Justin Rosenstein is how different they are. Rosenstein is chatty and articulate. Moskovitz is more reserved and thoughtful. But they share a passion in their startup, Asana. Moskovitz is, of course, famous for being the co-founder of Facebook. Rosenstein…

Holy Crap, Apple! Can You Spot Me A Few Bucks??

Have you ever been sitting on a “pile of cash”? How long did it take you to decide what to do with it? Psh. It doesn’t matter. You never had 97 Billion dollars in reserves, like technology conglomerate and design masters Apple. Yep, you heard it right. building for cheap, and selling for what a…

Standarized Tests – Fact or Crap?

Standardized tests mean nothing. Well, to a parent and a child they could mean nothing. They shouldn’t be as stressful as they end up being. To a teacher, administrator, or school…those standardized tests mean everything and that is where the pressure is coming from. Why is that? Schools are graded by the scores the students…

Redbox Rage – Move it or Lose it

I am a magnet for the Redbox douchebag. The one jackass that knows that you are behind him yet feels the need to peruse every selection at least twice and then must read each description of every movie. I want to scream, “It’s Scooby Doo, Douche, and it has four teenagers, a dog, some drug…

Chick Clique? Or Is Pinterest.com ‘New’ Facebook?

What is Pinterest.com? It’s a place where women can go and fantasize about being thin, build weddings they don’t have a man for, and pick out shoes that they can’t afford. Yet…there is something quite appealing about being able to lose yourself in the fantasy of what Pinterest has to offer. If you need that…

Words Key To Your Future?

Whether you’re an entrepreneur using the web to drive engagement and sales (like Q101), a foot soldier at a company hoping to advance, or someone looking to increase their personal and professional visibility and viability by employing digital strategies, knowing how to use keywords is essential.  Like we tell our clients, “Wanna be found forever? …

Better Career Advice For Women

On a recent Monday morning, Kathryn Ferris, a 32-year-old financial analyst, had a weekly 6:15 appointment with her formal mentor at a lower Manhattan office for a 40-minute debrief of the previous work week. She spent the next 11 hours in front of three computer screens, checking in twice with the nanny about her three-year-old…

Start Your Big Project NOW

We call it “analysis paralysis.”  We’re not alone.  We hear that phrase all the time.  When there’s so much to do, or something so large to undertake, it feels so overwhelming, that, naturally, you….do nothing.  You tackle all of the little projects around you that take 5-10 minutes and keep putting off the HUGE one. …

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