9 Rookie Interview Mistakes That Experienced People Make All the Time

Interviewing can be a painful process for both sides of the hiring process. I’m wrapping up the latest hiring round and after 300 applicants, here are some major red flags that many experienced people made in the resume submission phase. Job History – Using the year, versus month and year range. This

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I Love My Job

Do you do what you love? Orange Mud has been a dream come true on so many levels. I get to spend more time with my family (even though I may work even more than before), I get to take photos for a living (something I’ve always loved to do),

11 Amazing Things About Being an Entrepreneur and a Parent

Starting your own business is crazy. Seriously, crazy. All the things you think you know about everything from what your bookkeeper, HR, CPA, Sales, Marketing, Shipping, QC, Manufacturing does on a daily basis is likely going to open your eyes a bit. Finding time for your family is definitely challenging

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Do you work late? A tip to help you sleep better.

I spend a lot of late nights in front of the computer just like so many others. Often after a ton of late night work I don’t sleep well, and I’ve always attributed this to just having my mind wound up. After stumbling onto an article about the effects of

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5 ‘Do Not Disturb’ Tips for Avoiding Tech Distractions

Email is crazy. Seriously, I’ve never talked to someone that says their inbox is just peachy clean awesome.Most are a train wreck, I’ve seen some with over 10,000 unread emails, and some with 40,000 in the inbox alone. I just can’t comprehend some email management styles, but hey, to each their own.

12 Ways to Stand Out to Your Boss and Get All the Good Assignments, Fun Projects, and Big Promotions

You’re sharp, talented, and deserve a big reward for kicking butt daily, but have you received what you wanted? Sometimes timing and luck fall into play, but I’ve got some tips to help get you moving in the right direction. My #1 tip – Sloppiness can be a massive crutch,


Sneak Peek of the Urban Hippy Tripster Pack

Checkout our latest design, the “UHTP” or otherwise known as Urban Hippy Tripster Pack. What does that mean exactly? It is a broad generalization of an urban yet seemingly rural coolness that has invaded everywhere from major cites to the country-side when it comes to bikes, clothes, and gear.  This

11 Game-Changing Software for Startups – business.com

I’ve made it no secret that I love love love shopify.com and think it’s better than sliced bread, especially for our online site. The power, integration, and scalability is simply amazing. Here are a few reasons why I love it. Simplicity. Pick a template for your site theme, there are

14 Great Tools for Managing Your Sales Funnel | Techli

Managing a sales funnel can be a massive task if you don’t have the right tools. We’ve implemented a few different things here, but one critical for our business to business sales is Base CRM. It’s the most intuitive platform that we’ve found out of approximately 20 that we have

13 Steps to Take Before Applying for a Patent

The patent process is a funky one. It’s been a lifelong dream of mine to get a patent, weird I know….so it was exciting to file my first, second, third and for the most part the fourth. The more you learn though, the more you see just how expensive it

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