Lifestyle

3 Ways to Stay Healthy and Sane as an Entrepreneur

Six months after my then-boyfriend, now-fiancé, John, and I started a food truck in 2010, my jeans couldn’t get over my thighs. Now, you might think that’s because of the chicken and waffles we cook, but the truth is, food truck or not, managing a business is a stressful venture. Entrepreneurs work to build the perfect […]

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Lifestyle

11 Money Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Three years before reaching retirement age, a friend of mine quit his (full-pension, government) job, and soon began subtracting money from his 401(k) in order to pay off his mortgage. This was obviously a huge lapse in financial judgment, but it got me thinking about subtler money mistakes that we’re all prone to—errors you might […]

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Career

What Actually Happened When I Quit My Job After Three Months

You should stay at your first job for at least one year. That’s the advice I heard over and over. And, I won’t deny that it’s a solid recommendation—nobody wants to start their career looking like a noncommittal, undependable job hopper who’s going to hit the road the second something better rolls along. Personally, I didn’t think […]

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Career

Here’s Who You Can Turn to When You Can’t Count on HR (or Your Boss)

You and your co-worker had a spat. Your boss keeps throwing you under the bus. You’re looking to make an internal transfer or want to ask for a raise, but you have no idea how to approach the subject. When your company doesn’t have a dedicated or reliable HR team (or any HR employees at all), dealing with […]

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