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Interview: Citrusox – Trendy Legwear that’s Fashionable, Comfortable and Affordable

Personal Excellence Blog

In 2001, Carol started Citrusox as a pushcart in Bishan. Our first pushcart business started in 2001, so it’s already been 10 years. Carol : I started Citrusox via a pushcart in Bishan J8 in 2001.

Introducing the Five Generation Workplace

Blogging4jobs

Maybe that’s why we often gravitate to being entrepreneurs instead of an employee. 0% are Generation Z born between 2001 to present. Celebrating National Employee Appreciation Day.

Who Are the 5 Generations At Work? #fivegenwork

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Maybe that’s why we often gravitate to being entrepreneurs instead of an employee. Born between 2001 to present) It’s hard to think of my 4 year old daughter in the workforce but this future candidate pool are digital natives times 1,000.

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Recruitment Profiling: The Hogwarts Way

The Undercover Recruiter

Suitable roles: Entrepreneur, Business Consultant, Team Captain. In Harry’s second year, the Slytherin Quidditch team becomes highly successful after a generous ‘donation’ of seven Nimbus 2001 brooms, the fastest brooms in the world.

Asperger's at work: 5 ways to be less annoying | Penelope Trunk's.

Penelope Trunk

Basically entrepreneur Thorkil Sonne's son was diagnosed with autism and he was worried about him when he grew up. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: 5 ways to be less annoying Posted to: Diversity | Knowing yourself | Office Politics November 24th, 2009 Del.icio.us

2009 17

An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants

Telecommuting Journal

” This year’s Summit is specifically designed to help new and seasoned virtual assistants and other entrepreneurs grow and streamline their business. Learning Virtually – An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants, Now in Its Sixth Year. RENO, Nev.,

Freelancer.com Has Acquired vWorker

Telecommuting Journal

Founded by Ian Ippolito in 2001 originally as RentACoder.com, the marketplace was one of the earliest companies of its kind in the world. I received an email yesterday me know that Freelancer.com has been acquired by vWorker.

Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Test: Is your life happy or interesting? Posted to: Fulfillment February 16th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The culmination of my four-year obsession with happiness research is that I think people need to choose between an interesting life or happy life. Note: This does not mean you are interesting or not interesting.

2010 24

How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

You know you’re an entrepreneur if you can’t stop thinking of business ideas. Still, I run all my ideas by him, which is another sign of a good entrepreneur. It never works in new entrepreneurs. My wife, the nurse, is also an entrepreneur, except she doesn’t know it.

Being an expert takes time, not talent | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

If your advice (as a an expert, coaching others) is to first launch a blog with 200,000 readers, then you may not be the best person for a young entrepreneur to talk to. For example, I think that I am probably one of the world's leading experts on giving advice to first time entrepreneurs in high tech. And most of the people who provide such advice have a conflict of interest (entrepreneurs can't be as open with their investors as they can with an outside advisor).

Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car Posted to: Diversity | Self-management December 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The guy who sold me my car cancelled the plates the very next week. Luckily, I didn’t know that because there was a November expiration sticker on the plate.

2009 10

Brazen Careerist opens an office in DC | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Ryan and Ryan are really not cut out for corporate America – they are born entrepreneurs sitting in cubicles in the Fortune 500. I'm a DC-area public servant who's also been an entrepreneur and a private-sector employee so it will be interesting to see what Brazen Careerist does.

How to make yourself more likable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

perhaps being with a strong woman who is an entrepreneur will help him. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to make yourself more likable Posted to: How to blog | Knowing yourself | Negotiating January 6th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I am back with the farmer.

When you're feeling lost, don't hide | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

The entrepreneur in me is a passionate risk-taker but the mother/wife in me totally craves the family solitude of safe – so how much of a risk am I willing to take to upset the balance? Is this your first time here?

Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Frugality is a career tool Posted to: Money February 1st, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I have earned a lot of money in my life. But I have never had an extravagant life. I don’t own a house. I’ve never bought a new car. I’ve never bought a new piece of living room furniture, and I do not own a single piece of real jewelry.

Trend watch: HR, texting, needlepoint | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Tzipporah on June 1, 2010 at 10:41 am | permalink | Penelope, I liked this post–it's about the realities of being an entrepreneur. Posted by jrandom42 on June 1, 2010 at 9:32 am | permalink | Reply Shorter form: poor impulse control symptomatic of entrepreneurs and ADD.

What makes a blog successful? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

" Instead, I've heard you say, "I tried life as an employee and found it unsatisfying; life as an entrepreneur is difficult but I like the the life and the payoff is worth the pain." Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog What makes a blog successful? Posted to: Goal setting | How to blog November 17th, 2009 Del.icio.us

Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

And you need to make sure the entrepreneur is going to be straight with you about what's happening at the company. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the mix Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Money | Negotiating November 25th, 2009 Del.icio.us

Obama. Wow. And one thing about work. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Claudia on October 16, 2009 at 7:32 pm | permalink | Reply Obamanomics is bad news for American entrepreneurs: [link] Posted by Will on October 17, 2009 at 10:28 am | permalink | Reply If you return as a political blogger, try to be objective. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Obama. And one thing about work. Posted to: Career fulfillment October 9th, 2009 Del.icio.us

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

It’s stupid because you don’t’ need to be calling yourself a social entrepreneur in order to save the world. Not that social entrepreneurs mind a buttload of money — but we've got bigger priorities than squeezing every cent out of our businesses (and customers) at the risk of our mission. I didn't agree with your following statement on Social Enterprise: "It’s stupid because you don’t’ need to be calling yourself a social entrepreneur in order to save the world.

Shifting the balance of power. (Mainstream media stinks.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Shifting the balance of power. Mainstream media stinks.) Posted to: Journalism | Parenting November 6th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I wake up Wednesday at 4am to a phone call: The Guardian, in London, asking for an interview about my miscarriage twitter. Then a half-hour later, an Irish radio station. And then the phone kept ringing.

Time management is not about tasks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

In my work with other entrepreneurs, many of them forget focus on the people (the networking and the contacts) who can help them obtain their goal. Is this your first time here?

5 Ways to make telecommuting better | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts Upbeat news about flextime requests Interviewing idiots Take your pet to work day 9 new ideas that may sway on-the-fence entrepreneurs Test the waters of self-employment without jumping in Comments (134) Leave a Comment Penelope, he LIES on you, not LAYS on you. Is this your first time here?

Mindfulness makes you more productive | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Mindfulness makes you more productive Posted to: Productivity | Time management February 22nd, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I’m in the midst of dumping my happiness obsession for something else , but I wonder what is the key to a good life if I’m giving up on happiness?

You should lead from the middle | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

And at the very top, aside from Fortune 500 CEOs, are entrepreneurs, and many people have argued that business school is actually an anti-entrepreneurial move (Guy Kawasaki says this a lot). Meanwhile, I applaud your entrepreneurism. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog You should lead from the middle Posted to: Leadership January 13th, 2010 Del.icio.us

This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Kelly Nielsen on November 21, 2009 at 4:13 am | permalink | Reply I got confused by hearing that changing your makeup habit is so hard for you because it sounded that you are focusing on small issues, while you have been through larger changes in life (professional beach volleyball player, serial entrepreneur, etc.) Is this your first time here?

Check-up for self-delusion | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Check-up for self-delusion Posted to: Diversity | Self-management | Women February 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook It’s unbelievable to me that everyone continues to watch football when we know that men are getting genuinely, permanently, brain damaged. The game is tantamount to cockfighting, only with people instead of animals.

There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

you're an independent, successful entrepreneur who is not dependent upon him financially–so stay out of his business affairs with his parents, no matter how much you want to help. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog There's no magic pill for being lost. Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Del.icio.us