Author Archives: Kristin Johnson

Thinking of Starting a Side Hustle? Here’s How to Get Started

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Maybe you’ve picked up a new hobby and want to get more experience doing it. Perhaps you’re saving for a big goal like buying a house and would like to earn some extra cash. Or maybe you’ve been harbouring dreams of owning your own business and an extra deposit into your bank account would be helpful. Whatever the reason, it might be time to think about starting a side hustle.

A side hustle is a second job, in addition to your full-time or “main” job, that allows you to earn additional income while providing some flexibility. For wanna-be entrepreneurs, techies, and creative types, it can also be a way to dip your toes into the water and experiment with that great idea you’ve had. If you’ve been toying with the idea of launching a side hustle, here are some things to keep in mind before beginning on your great adventure.

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Want to Be Successful at Content Marketing? Read This First

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Want to Be Successful at Content Marketing? Read This First

Before purchasing a product or service, most of us spend time doing online research. We study our options, compare prices, and read reviews or advice written by experts. In other words, we look for helpful content that enables us to make informed decisions. And just like most people, we’re also becoming more resistant to messages that come off as a “hard sell.” In fact, according to one study, 70 percent of consumers prefer learning about products and companies through content rather than advertising.

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.CO’s Icons & Innovators: Brad Li

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Who is Brad Li?

I am Brad Li. I currently own two startups in New York City, Dragon Noodle & Grill, a DUNHUANG Group restaurant, and Li & Associates Architectural Design Studio. My major was Architecture, and I started my own business right after graduation. After that, I joined the DUNHUANG Group and opened a Lanzhou beef noodles restaurant, Dragon Noodle & Grill, in New York City.

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Hack Your Week: 7 Time Management Tips for Optimal Productivity

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Hack Your Week: 7 Time Management Tips for Optimal Productivity

Everyone has 24 hours available in a day. However, some people just get more done. What’s the secret? Organizing time into a productive daily schedule. In other words, it’s important to get good at time management. Having a clear plan for your day ensures you can find time to accomplish both short-term projects and long-term goals.

If you’ve been feeling like you just don’t have enough hours in the day, here are seven tips for organizing your day more effectively. With them, you’ll be able to find time for those back-burner goals that you always intend to work towards (but never actually get to).

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