Tag: Business

10 Things Not to Do at Networking Events

Networking is far more than just giving random people a sales pitch of your ideas. It is an art form in itself – a juggling game between being assertive and listening, between sharing without revealing, between being patient and yet accomplishing. Whatever you put into networking is what you will get out of it. So how do we know what not to do at networking events? It can be surprisingly ...

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Mariel Devesa Joins Tech Startup Phyn

Last month, I had the opportunity to sit down with Mariel Devesa, who had just joined tech startup Phyn as Global Head of Business Development. In the first half of our interview, we covered the basics: Where was she born? Argentina (she moved to the United States at age one). Where did she go to school? She has a bachelor’s degree from UCLA. What positions did she hold before starting work at ...

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Top 6 Best Quiet Coffee Shops For Work And Meeting in Los Angeles

These days, business men and women are utilizing coffee shops for work more and more. Whether you're working remotely or looking for a fresh place to meet a client, here are 6 coffee shops for work and meetings if you're working in the LA area. Verve Coffee Roasters - West Hollywood https://www.instagram.com/p/BkkzGAbAsrZ/ “Verve: the spirit and enthusiasm surrounding the creation of art,” goes to show their mission of not only ...

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5 LinkedIn Changes You Need to Make Today

In job-searching, making connections with business acquaintances, and following the steps industry leaders take to grow their brands, I’ve found myself spending more and more time on LinkedIn. Users on the site seem to fall into one of two clear categories: professionals who have created accounts on LinkedIn and professionals who actually use the accounts they have created - and you don’t want to be the former. Here are 5 ...

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Seed vs. Series Funding Rounds: The Difference

It’s one thing to fund your small business with the money in your savings and contributions from friends and family, but when you’re dealing with professional venture capitalists for funding, you really need to know what your fundraising options are.  At the very least, you should be able to differentiate between the Seed Round and a Series A. This will help you decide which of these options is best suited ...

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Turn Your Hobby into a Side Hustle

When you’re resting from work, it’s relaxing when you can indulge in a hobby. Everyone has to have a hobby, right? Of course, sometimes your regular work doesn’t give you enough dough. The good news is that if you have the right hobby, you can turn your hobby into a side hustle. However, it all depends on the hobby. Here are some ways to turn your hobby into a side ...

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