As we head into the holiday season, boundaries – personal or business – are more important than ever. While this is written more for the business marketing end, I’m sure you can find ways to take the tips into other aspects of your life. I’m also still learning my own boundaries so please don’t take this as the end-all-be-all type of guide.Read More
One year and two days have passed since I left Groupon employment. I’ve posted before on the trials of starting a business. Since then, I’ve waded through difficulties and learned even more about how I operate. I’d like to pass on a few key items that I may have initially dismissed as someone preaching to me:
1) Advice means nothing if you ignore it.Read More
Can’t believe it’s nearly May. Just bought the domain jennchen.com, which is unheard of. My name is SO common that I took about 2 hours to make the decision and outright bought it at $50. If you try going to the site within 48 hours of this post, you will get a “domain for sale” page. In the next few weeks, you may or may not notice a few changes to this blog. I’ll no longer be at thecuriousbean.wordpresscom… I will be migrating from a wordpress.com site to a wordpress.org site. The layout will yet again be different. I’ll also be reorganizing a bit to incorporate a portfolio & resume. The blog itself will still exist, it just might not be the first thing you see when you go to my site.Read More
As some of you may be aware, my last day of corporate work was on May 25, 2012. Since then, I’ve revamped my personal life, social activities included, and gone into unexpected philosophical thoughts of life. And of course, I’ve slowly pushed the business forward.
It’s only been a short while, but I’ve learned a great deal already. Since I like making short lists and I imagine it reads easier than long paragraphs, here goes my learnings:Read More