Learn to Tell Your Stories, to Help Your Influence Grow

Digital evangelist and and author Vala Afshar, a former key executive for Salesforce, recently noted: “Read to improve your writing. Write to improve your thinking. Speak to improve your storytelling.” His remark is profound, and should resonate highly with the readers of Smart Hustle. Think about the many headlines competing …

Is Depression Real or Just a State of Mind in the Age of the Internet and Social Media?

  In the age of the internet and social media, the debate surrounding depression’s authenticity as a mental health condition has gained momentum. Some argue that depression is merely a state of mind, influenced by external factors like social media and online interactions. Others maintain that depression is a real …

Most California New Business Filing Fees Are Now $0 (Free)

Many California new business filing fees have recently been lowered to $0 (free). This development is welcome news to entrepreneurial hopefuls, but what does it really mean?  Below, we’ll break down everything you need to know about the new California business filing fees. We’ll explore which filings are $0, the …

AI Video Generation Platforms: Pros and Cons of Free vs. Paid

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized various industries, including content creation. AI video generation platforms offer users the ability to create videos quickly and efficiently, leveraging algorithms to automate the video creation process. These platforms come in both free and paid versions, each offering distinct advantages and limitations. In this article, …

Mission First or Profit First – Mission Driven Clothing Retailer Thrives

Having a strong community is a powerful way to build your business. If your business is more than just “products”, but a “community” it’s much more powerful. Having a customer is nice, in fact, it’s essential. AND having an energized community means you’ll always have customers. In my book “Celebrity …