Being Old-School Is Cool, But You Might Want To Get With The Times

No more old school

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Over time, pretty much everything in society evolves in some way. If you look back at photos, videos, and stories from, say from fifty years ago, you’ll notice that everything was awfully different from how it is now. It’s almost as though we are a completely different species to that of half a century ago. Some people quite like how simple and uncomplicated things were back then, but the majority of us know that, in order to progress, we have to evolve. This applies to so many aspects of life, so it’s great that we’re able to take certain areas of life and continually build on them. 

These kinds of progression and evolution apply to the working world, too. Back in the day, people would get by with old hard, honestly graft. Nowadays, though, things are a lot different, and we have a lot more going for us than just our own two hands. 

While it’s pretty cool that we can use modern techniques and technology to help us throughout the day, it has now become pretty imperative that these new-age things are applied. If a certain business doesn’t keep up with the rest, then it can become swallowed up. They might also look a little unprofessional compared to the rest of the competition.  

If you’re running a business and you want to get the very best out of every aspect, then you might want to get with the times! If you’re pretty old-school in your ways and you like the simpler methods, but you’re open to some suggestions, then here are just a few for you to take on board! 

Chill Out A Little 

This applies mainly to those in an office-based job. In years gone by, those in offices had to look their very best just to show up for a basic nine-to-five job. Now, those in top-tier positions will obviously want to look good in order to represent themselves and their company well, but many office jobs are now a lot more lenient in terms of their perception. The focus is more on the work and not on the outfits. If you can have a more casual and laid back approach, then you might get more out of the employees and the working day as a whole. 

Get On Social Media

Pretty much every business in the world is on social media these days. If you’re not, then you’re missing out on a chance to market and promote yourself excellently online. Billions of people are on these platforms, so the reach could be gigantic. People also look for social media accounts if they want to know a little more about you, so you’d be adding that extra avenue.

Work With IT Companies

There are heaps of IT support companies out there that you are able to work with. If you want a little guidance and advice along the way, then you could get in touch with IT consultants. If you feel as though your IT systems need constant monitoring and protecting, then you could solicit help from firms like www.xitx.com and many, many more. These kinds of companies can literally watch over your digital life and make sure nothing bad happens. 

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Best Quotes for Female Entrepreneurs

Femfounder Quotes

If you've been following this blog for a while, then you know that I don't really post quotes. But the last few weeks, I've been going through this emotional roller coaster—one day I'm super excited to launch my new programs and services, and then the next, I feel anxious and unmotivated because I don't know how they're going to pan out.

So while I was on the way to the train to drop Michael (my husband) off so he can get to work, I started to think about some of the best quotes I've heard throughout my professional career and how they inspired me to keep moving during the hard times (like now), and have decided to share them with you. I hope you find them as inspiring as I do.

1). “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

2). “A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.”  Diane Mariechild

3). “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.”  Amelia Earhart

4). “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” Katharine Hepburn

5). “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” Madeleine Albright

6). If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”  Margaret Thatcher

7). “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand

8). I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” Coco Chanel

9). The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker

10). “And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk more.”  Erica Jong

11). “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.”  Estée Lauder

12). “Don’t be the girl who fell. Be the girl who got back up.”  Jenette Stanley

13). “You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness." Diane Von Furstenberg

14). “I was smart enough to go through any door that opened.” Joan Rivers

15). “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” Barbara Corcoran

16).  “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” Lucille Ball

17). “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” Dolly Parton

18). "Done is better than perfect." Sheryl Sandberg

19). “Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.” Hillary Clinton

20). “You can’t please everyone, and you can’t make everyone like you.” Katie Couric

21). "Don't live life in the past lane." Samantha Ettus

What are some of your favorite quotes?