Entries by First Sun Team

#Leadership : 5 Ways to Keep Your Devices Safe on Your Next Business Trip…Traveling with Devices can Make your Company More Vulnerable to Cyberattack. Stay Safer with This Five-Point Action Plan.

Traveling with devices can make your company more vulnerable to cyberattack. Stay safer with this five-point action plan. 1-Bring only the electronic devices that you need for the trip. Don’t bring any devices that have sensitive data unless absolutely necessary. Lock them up in a safe place at home. Like this Article ?  Share It […]

#Leadership : The Science of Bouncing Back From Adversity…Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Wharton Professor Adam Grant take a Deep Dive into Loss–and How to Recover from It–In their New Book ‘Option B.’

Through her life and writing, Sheryl Sandberg is becoming our leading authority on the subject of agency. In her first book Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, urged women to seize control of their professional lives. Her new book about surviving catastrophe--written with Wharton professor Adam Grant--acknowledges that, in the broader cosmic equation, human beings control […]

#Leadership : Listen Up- These Podcasts Can Help Your Business….Next Time you’re in the Car or at the Gym, Use it as an Opportunity to Gather Great Insights from these Four Business-Focused Podcasts.

Next time you’re in the car or at the gym, use it as an opportunity to gather great insights from these four business-focused podcasts. Entrepreneur on Fire, hosted by John Lee Dumas. Winner of a “Best of iTunes” award, EOFire has featured more than 1,500 successful entrepreneurs sharing their worst entrepreneurial and “a-ha” moments, and lessons learned […]

Your #Career : How to Balance Needing Work and Not Underselling Yourself…How Do you Decide when to Take Low Paying Work and When to Turn it Down?

At some point it has happened to every business owner. You realize things are a bit tight, and an opportunity for some work comes along. The problem is this client wants to pay significantly less than what you normally charge. You don’t want to be working for less than your worth, but you could use […]

Your #Career : 5 LinkedIn Tips You Should Be Using (but Probably Aren’t)… Because just Filling Everything Out isn’t Enough.

A quality LinkedIn profile can be a gateway for prospective employers and collaborators, but with over 467 million members, LinkedIn is not the easiest place to stand out. Even a complete profile with a well-composed list of accomplishments, a professional headshot and numerous recommendations can be improved upon. There are a number of ways to […]

#Life : How to Destroy Your Fears — for Good…We All Have Choices to make Regarding How we Live: Are we Going to Choose to Let our Fears Overtake Us?

Just as happens with a lot of things in life, we all have choices to make regarding how we live: Are we going to choose to let our fears overtake us and wallow in our failures? Or, are we going to rise above these things and live a faith-filled life? Related: Tim Ferriss's 7-Step Checklist for Overcoming Fear […]

#Leadership : Problem Solving- 27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems…Great Minds Give you the Benefit of their Experience.

It happens to even the most seasoned of manager or entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at the end of the road. But all of a sudden an unexpected problem stops you dead in your tracks -- and this one seems impossible to […]

Your #Career : The Salary Chronicles: I Didn’t Negotiate My Salary And Lost Out On $15k…When you Get an Offer, Take your Time to Review It. Don’t Accept Out of Fear, Desperation, or Relief.

Welcome to The Salary Chronicles, where we’re bringing transparency to negotiation and salaries, one story at a time. We ask women to share their experiences negotiating their salary and what their advice is for others doing the same. We share these stories anonymously so they feel comfortable speaking as openly and as freely as possible. […]

#Leadership : Don’t Be Blind to Workplace Harassment: 5 Tough Questions to Ask…Leaders, Managers and HR All Need to Work Together to Be On the Lookout for Trouble and Address it Before it Makes Headlines.

Combating workplace harassment isn’t as simple as setting a policy and keeping your door open to employee complaints. It’s something you need to stay vigilant about all the time, and if you’re a fast-growing startup, it will be even harder to keep a pulse on how everyone’s doing. Even if you don't think sexual harassment […]

Your #Career : 7 Better Questions To Ask Interviewers Than “How’s Your Work Culture?”… When it Comes to Asking about Company Culture, you Have to Be Pretty Specific.

If you want to know what it’s like to work for a company, you can’t exactly waltz up to a recruiter and ask, “What’s your company culture like?” Besides the fact that company culture covers a whole lot of ground, and summing it up in one answer isn’t totally possible, it’s more likely than not […]