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Entrepreneur’s Workplace

How to Find a Mentor - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

How To Find A Mentor: 5 Practical Tips

In a previous article, I talked about how mentorship has been helpful in my career journey. Naturally, the next thing should be to discuss how you can actually find a mentor. So in this article, we’ll dive even further while being realistic.

Basically, where do you find one? How does it even begin? Are you just supposed to go out there, discover some outspoken person and demand that he/ she become your mentor? Is this even a logical way to go about this?

A lot of times, we hear that you must have a mentor, everyone out there seems to be scouting for a mentor. I mean, in the last post, I argued for the case of mentorship and the fact that it has helped me. If that’s the case, why wouldn’t you want to find a mentor, right?

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Inspire People - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

Want to Inspire and Help Others? Here Are Some Things to Do First

Life is a great adventure, and a major part of that adventure is developing ourselves professionally, and striving to achieve our various goals and ambitions to the best of our ability which could include to inspire people.

But what happens if you’ve been successful on the path, and feel like you should be branching out somehow?

Well, for many people, the desire naturally arises to inspire and help others to move past their own shortcomings and doubts, and to achieve their goals and live happy and prosperous lives.

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Mental Health Professional
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

How To Start A Career As A Mental Health Professional

It’s only been in the last couple of years that we’ve really started to understand the importance of mental health. In the past, people didn’t really know that much about mental health issues and that means they didn’t understand how important it is to talk about issues and seek help from a professional if necessary.

Increased awareness means that more people are getting the help that they need, and that’s great. However, that does raise another issue. There is a big lack of resources out there because there isn’t enough funding and there aren’t enough properly trained mental health professionals out there.

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Business Owner - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

How To Get Started With Your Business Idea

When you first start to think about setting up your own business idea, it can be really exciting. Whether you’re someone that has been wanting to do this for years, or you have only just started to think about it, you might just want to get things started as much as you can. But when you don’t have any business experience or you have not really thought about how this is going to work, it’s hard for you to work out where to start.

However, you will find that it’s definitely a lot simpler than it may seem. You just need to break everything down, take it step by step, and everything will be started before you know it.

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Music as a Career - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker

Making Music a Career

Setting up your own business is hard enough especially when it’s in the music industry. There’s so much to consider from your accounting needs, to your marketing plan, not to mention the manufacturing and selling of the product or service you’re offering.

This is challenging enough in the regular business world but when you’re a creative person trying to market your music, this can be made ten times harder. In this short guide we take a look at what it takes to start off in the music industry, if you’re not lucky enough to win a TV talent show.

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Women and Career - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, New Worker, The Immigrant Worker

Potent Career Strategies for Women

In the US, nearly 50% of the workforce is a woman, but they hold only 25% of senior roles. The times when the words women and career did not go together have long gone, but for some companies that still holds true. Women have had to fight hard to achieve the advancements they have, but there are still huge problems with gender diversity that need to be addressed.

Despite many challenges the general opinion seems to be that more women are becoming successful. More of them are taking top positions and there are more businesses owned by women in the US than ever before.  This is all good news, but women still have to fight hard for every job and promotion. If you are looking for a new job or a promotion with the current business, hopefully, the tips below will help you to achieve your goals.

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Emphasize Ethic - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Start Emphasizing The Human Side Of Your Business

Many modern business owners are starting to emphasize  embrace ethical values throughout their branding and the culture of their companies. This is because consumers make a bigger connection with brands that are people-centric, and recent years have shown that it can really drive a business into the public eye.

For instance, Google has completely dominated the search engine marketplace for decades, but 

has recently started to gain massive popularity because of its environmental message (it plants a tree for every search made). If you want to gain success then you should start emphasizing the human side of your business. The following suggestions might give you some ideas to help you achieve this.

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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

Protecting Yourself When Starting In A Controversial Field

Every single human on the face of the planet is different. Whether you have things in common with someone else or not, it is just about impossible to find a person who will agree with you when it comes to every issue. This might make you appear controversial.

In some cases, people will feel very passionate about issues, acting in ways which other people would consider too extreme. Of course, though, you will also find those who feel strongly about something without any real cause. As a small business person working a potentially controversial field, learning how to handle this is a crucial part of the work you do.

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Mental Health Therapist - Zinny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Inspiration, New Worker

We Need to Talk More About Mental Health And Finding A Therapist

Mental health discussion has been a huge topic of late including the need to speak with a therapist. It’s real and needs to be discussed because it’s invisible. And just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not there.

Do you often go to work and feel a huge burden on your shoulders? Do you feel as though you are mentally incapable of changing your predicament? Or are you dealing with anxiety? These are just a few signs to encourage you to take care of YOU.

Knowing more about your psyche can be a gateway to discovering your strengths and with this knowledge, you can be able to use your emotions to empathize with colleagues or clients. Feeling authentic and open at work has been reported to lead to better performance, employee retention, engagement, and improved wellbeing.

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Creative and Work - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Building A Supportive Network Around Your Creative Passion

If you were to believe the romantic representation in the media, you might think that embarking in a creative career – full-time or as a side hustle – can be liberating and empowering.

While there is no denying that your creative passion can isolate you from your community. Being creative, it’s ultimately using your soul as a product on the market. Needless to say, it can be a solitary and challenging experience that forces you to question your sense of self-worth when you’re rejected.

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