Smart Hustlers are constantly on the go and often invest most of their time and energy in their work. Use these pieces of tips and advice to help maintain a healthy work / life balance.

female entrepreneurs

3 Tips for Female Entrepreneurs from Circular Board Founder at SXSW17 Dell Experience

If you are going to ask someone for tips specific to female entrepreneurship, you want to ask Carolyn Rodz. Carolyn is the founder of Circular Board, a collaborative accelerator for growth-oriented female entrepreneurs. They are a 100% virtual accelerator that has worked with women across six continents offering sources of capital and mentorship to help...

An Exploration of Reuel Matthew’s Image Building Journey with Egami Collection

An Exploration of Reuel Matthew’s Image Building Journey with Egami Collection

Entrepreneurship is hard work. I don’t think any of us can deny that fact. We have our passion, we hustle to make it work, and we hope that all the time, money, and effort we put into it pays off. But you know what? That payoff doesn’t always come as quickly or fruitfully as...

Why Building a Business, Not Reading a Book, is the Best Way to Prepare for an Entrepreneurial Career

Why Building a Business, Not Reading a Book, is the Best Way to Prepare for an Entrepreneurial Career

The most valuable lessons you can learn as an entrepreneur, come from the doing, not the reading. While education, school, and business books all have their place, there is nothing quite like running a business to teach you the in’s and out’s of being an entrepreneur. I can tell you this from first-hand experience. As...

self-employed professionals

FreshBooks Survey Finds Majority of Self-Employed Professionals Have No Intention of Returning to Traditional Employment

New Data Shines a Spotlight on the Challenges and Rewards Facing Self-employed Professionals and Small Business Owners in America   FreshBooks, the #1 accounting software solution in the cloud for self-employed professionals and their teams, today unveiled a new survey that shines a light on the challenges, trade-offs, and mindset of small business owners. The survey,...

Building a Community - The Key to a Successful Business

Building a Community – The Key to a Successful Business

As many of you know, I’ve promised to share with Smart Hustle readers some of my knowledge gleaned from years of working in the arts. I started out last month with this conversation with creative development advisor, Marc Zegans. He and I talked about how having a distinctive personality, something that has helped many...

Switching Up the Business Routine and Challenging Your Business to Grow

Switching Up the Business Routine and Challenging Your Business to Grow

Smart Hustle Magazine exists as a reminder that although the entrepreneurial journey may seem long and lonely, you actually have a lot of people walking right beside you. In fact, there are 5.73 million employer firms in America, and most business owners look more like YOU than they do Mark Zuckerberg or Richard Branson....

Deadline March 1 for $10,000 Entrepreneurship Award - Apply Now!

Deadline March 1 for $10,000 Entrepreneurship Award – Apply Now!

If you are a French-American entrepreneur launching a new project in the United States, then you may be eligible for the French American Entrepreneurship Award (FAEA). This annual startup competition was launched in 2008 by Club 600, a private club of French speaking entrepreneurs and CEOs with chapters in New York, Miami and Mexico. This...

NFL Player to Entrepreneur How One Pro Athlete Made the Jump

NFL Player to Entrepreneur: How One Pro Athlete Made the Jump

On the field, training and hustle launched Sean Dykes’ professional football career. After the kickoff, an executed game plan made the difference between a win and loss. Today, Dykes is using those very same qualities; training, hustle, and execution, but on a different playing field; being an entrepreneur. Dykes, who was affiliated with teams such...

Growing Your Business With the Right Business Coach

Mentors, networking groups, and training sessions; there are plenty of resources to help small business owners and entrepreneurs reach their next level of success, but perhaps none quite as popular as the business coach. A good business coach will help you put everything into focus, guide you to new solutions and be your accountability...