The Day I Learned About the Downside of Having a Friend for …

When I was about 7 or 8 my father, brother, and I went to visit family friends who lived in Delaware. I didn’t know them at the time but they happened to have a daughter around my age and we clicked instantly. We played together and figured out that we could manage the bar and solicit tips from all the…
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Do you tell your Boss about your side Business?

All the Careerprenuers out there. One of the hardest decisions I have ever made in my career is whether to talk about my online fashion business StephanieAtieno.com at work. At first I did not discuss it at all. I thought that if my boss or colleagues knew that I had a business on the side: 1. They would exclude me…
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2 books for every Careerpreneur (Especially if you are a girl, but guys …

1. #GirlBoss -By Sophia Amoruso I left work one night to go to a deep tissue massage appointment at Massage Envy and since I had about an hour to kill, I stopped at the Barnes and Noble across the street from ME. I picked up #GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso because I had been seeing it everywhere and wanted to see…
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Definition: Careerpreneur

Defining what it means to be a Careerpreneur.
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Embarrassed?

When I first started my business Stephanie Atieno, I was so embarrassed and self-conscious to share my business with my friends and family or anyone that I met because I was afraid that they would laugh or just not take me seriously. I would literally whisper “I have a clothing line” when it came up in conversation. I mean it was…
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