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Joelle Rush
Designer | Creator | Entrepreneur | joellerush.com

Excited and nervous, I entered the hotel lobby to check in for the first big corporate conference of my career. When I was in college, networking was emphasized as one of the most important things I could do as a business person. Conferences and events would allow me to network, meet people, and make new connections. I was excited to gain new perspectives from people in different professions with diverse lifestyles and ideas. I checked into my hotel room and started to get ready for the first keynote of the conference.

My alarm went off letting me know it was…


It has probably crossed your mind before, ‘Wouldn’t it be cool to have my own website?’, and as soon as the thought crosses your mind, you think of how hard/expensive/time-consuming it will be. However, building your own website doesn’t have to be difficult or costly.

You’ve most likely heard of Wix and Squarespace or one of the other website builders out there. They’re easy to use, but not everyone wants to spend hundreds of dollars a year on a personal website. A lot of times, people think these website builders are their only option if they don’t want to code…


Being your own boss is awesome! You get to make your own schedule, pick the projects you work on, and charge whatever price you want. There surely couldn’t be any bad part about working for your self — says every person who hasn’t actually started their own business.

What people don’t realize about being your own boss is not only do you have to complete the projects, you have to manage them. From start to finish, freelancers manage their contracts, meetings, deadlines, timesheets, invoices, and more. It’s laborious, monotonous, and quite frankly, overwhelming at times.

Anyone who has had to…


Today’s the day to put down that La Croix and try a new brand of grapefruit seltzer.

Sparkling water, or seltzer, is all the rage these days. The market grew from $3.61 Billion in 2016 to $24.51 billion in 2020 and is expected to continue growing at a fast pace(1). Every time I visit the grocery store it seems like there is a new brand of sparkling water in the aisles. There’s flavored, unflavored, alcoholic, non-alcoholic, canned, bottled, or organic, among many other options. So how do we know which one is the best? Well, I’ve tested the nine most popular brands of seltzers and rated them so you don’t have to.

Note on flavor: grapefruit flavor…

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