By Eileen O’Shanassy There can be no doubt that the Internet has brought incredible new opportunities for entrepreneurs; driven by little more than a great idea and a desire to share it, numerous people have turned their calling into a successful business venture. However, building a great online business is very different from creating a significant online […]
I get asked all the time, “Is it a good time to become a designer or creative professional?” The exploding need for content in the new “Creative Economy” has made pursuing a career as a creative professional a smart bet. The documented ‘Rise of the Creative Class’ in the workforce has positively affected the prospects […]
At its 50th anniversary Central Park extravaganza, the American mega-brand proved it could loosen up and credibly live outside the strict confines of its preppy vision as it fights to regain relevance with consumers. BY LAUREN SHERMAN NEW YORK, United States — It’s true what they say: it was spectacular. For his 50th anniversary celebration, Ralph Lauren spared […]
LLC vs. Sole Proprietorship: Set Up Your Design Business The Right Way. Rebecca Heinemann needs to raise her business IQ. In this coaching session, Chris walks her through the Pros/Cons of setting up as a sole proprietorship, limited liability company, and corporation.
by Lynda Reid, EdD, PCC Community Voice, Look around your office. Which of the following is a more accurate description of your workplace culture? Workplace One: There is a sense of mistrust and prevalence of gossip. Employees’ work is routine, efficient and predictable. Work happens in silos. Work is risk adverse: Mistakes are avoided and penalized. Workplace Two: There is a […]