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Letting a small budget hold you back

When you're starting out it feels difficult to start something with a budget but chances are there are more than enough tools out there that are within your budget range.

Most likely tha...

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Everyone has their own communication style and it is important that we know how to talk to the other person without sounding aggressive or like a know-it-all.

Look for ways to communicate whe...

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Be pro-active. Take the initiative to be creative because you have the ability to pave the way for immense growth for both the company and yourself.

Whenever possible take the time to stop an...

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Your job description is only a general guide of what the company needed at the time when they were hiring. Take this as the opportunity to learn that comes rarely.

Begin listening, observing,...

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At a startup, there will be opportunities after opportunities and you will be eager to prove yourself. While nothing is wrong with this, it is important to make sure that you will not overwork your...

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Flexibility not only on projects but also on how you handle things is important.

Take things in with stride and reflect on the skills you've learned.

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Feedbacks at startups hit different and it may often catch you off-guard.

It is important to be proactive with creativity but also with feedbacks, may these be positive or negative.

Whe...

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It is important to let people know what you are working on.

At a startup, the people we are working with are usually wearing many different hats all at once and the possibility of having many...

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Having low confidence in yourself and in your line of work is an inevitable feeling to experience but you are hired because you are worthy of a spot on a rocket ship.

Don't sulk on the negati...

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One of the best things you can do for your career is to generalize your skills.

On one hand, you are learning about marketing while on the other you are taking on sales initiatives. This is o...

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