Time Management Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Welcome to the glamourous life of being a founder — a life where you’re the first to be blamed and last to be paid, first in the office and last one out. It’s pretty amazing though isn’t it?

To help you out, here are three time management tips that can help you navigate the life of a first-time entrepreneur. Two of these tips are from hustle-gurus while the third is my own practice. Let’s get started!

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How Students Can Discover Their Personal Brands

Whether online or off, we all have a brand.

From the moment you meet someone, they immediately begin to develop an opinion of you and they quickly discover what they can expect and depend on you for. Knowing this, the key to the “Personal Branding” puzzle is clear. If you know what you stand for, you can use the tools available today to guide others to form a clearer picture of “Brand You.”

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Who Would You Invite to Your Dream Dinner Party?

What do Beyoncé, Mark Zuckerberg and Amy Poehler have in common? 

They’d make great dinner companions.

We posed this question to people all across the country: If you could invite five (living) people to a dinner party, who would they be?

Check out this list of who our community members want to share a meal with.

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campus Rewind 7.22.15

Here are a few of our must-reads from about.me’s campus.

The one thing that keeps college students up at night is not what you’d think. Read more →

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campus Rewind 7.15.15

Here are a few of our must-reads from about.me’s campus.

Will you send an email this week? If so, this is a must read.  Read more →

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Gabrielle Salman about.me

about.me Introduces campus

At about.me, we believe in the potential of college students and the university experience.

For students, it’s not just about the quest for the diploma. It’s not just about getting a job. No, it’s about the journey to creating a life with meaning. A life that matters. A celebration of the relationships made, the lessons learned and those pivotal moments students will never forget.

We know that to define college students solely based on their resume, their latest status update or trending newspaper headlines is to ignore their potential and who they truly are.

Make no mistake about it, from day one on campus, college students have a powerful story to tell.

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Griffin Sinn about.me

One Student’s Unexpected Journey to Entrepreneurship

Griffin Sinn never planned on being an entrepreneur. That was until he encountered a problem that he had to solve.

Now, with five patent pending products under his belt and a hustle like no other, this Indiana University student looks forward to pursuing his dream of working for a startup in Silicon Valley. Check out our interview with Griffin to find out what drives him and what set him off on the entrepreneurial path.

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Students and Fashionistas: Staff Picks

Everyday at about.me we find more and more beautiful pages made by our amazing community. That’s why our Staff Picks page is constantly full of fascinating people and the pages that tell their stories. So if you haven’t checked our Staff Picks this week, have a quick peek at some of our favorites here. If you enjoy browsing their pages, don’t forget to leave them some compliments!

Lara Olmo de Miguel, a journalist and marketing trainee, heads up today’s post with her photo. Passionate about learning new things, when she’s not working Lara enjoys traveling, fashion and spending time in nature.

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about.me Trevis Harrold

From College Football to The Foreign Service: One Student’s Mission

Eastern Michigan University student Trevis Harrold has a backstory that makes you take notice.

A one-time NCAA Division I college football player, Trevis traded in the cleats of being a student-athlete to instead committing himself to public service.

With a double major in political science and economics, he has secured exclusive internships with the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Department of State in Kosovo and is heavily active in student government. A nationally recognized student leader who has the persistence of a football player and the mind of a government official, we’re confident Trevis will continue to do amazing things on campus and beyond. Read on to learn more about what inspires him and his story.

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Marija Mladenovic

How Music Helps Drive Discovery

Regardless of what language you speak, music is a constant between us all. For these three students, that’s definitely the case.  With varying studies from politics to hotel management, they always make time for their first love: music. Take a look into the lives of these three students to see how music helps them discover and pursue their other passions. 

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