Browsing Tag:

conference

Career Advice/ Networking

3 Tips for Networking Like a Boss

Network Like a Boss Giveaway

This post is brought to you on behalf of the Forté Foundation. The content does not necessarily reflect the views of the Forté Foundation.

Starting my own business in my early twenties with a laptop, communal Wi-Fi, and student loans, I quickly learned that it’s not what you know, it’s who you know (and I didn’t know anybody).

With limited funds and even less finesse, I struggled to connect with other professionals in my industry. I felt subconscious about my company’s early stage status and was almost convinced no one would ever hire me to market their brand. I knew networking was really important (I mean, it’s in all the business books), but armed with just with a well-worn Target suit, a couple dozen self-printed business cards, and an almost maxed out credit card, I wasn’t exactly positioned to network with the pros, or so I thought.

Continue Reading…

Entrepreneurship/ Millennials/ Networking

7 Conferences Millennial Entrepreneurs Should Attend

millennial conferences

We’ve all been there – at that lame ass conference hosting nothing more than mediocre speakers, flopped networking, and high parking fees.

Don’t get stuck wasting time at not-worth-the-money conferences.

You’re a busy millennial professional – you’ve got places to go, things to do, and a business to run! 

Ensuring conference quality is key when scheduling out your year. 

Here’s a list of 7 favorite conferences for millennial entrepreneurs that can help you plan your next CE:

Continue Reading…