Time to Reevaluate Your Portfolio
A New Year is a good time to reevaluate your portfolio. Here's how to do it and what to expect in 2014.
Changing How You Work to Be Happier With Your Job
In Chapter 1 of 19 in her 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, female entrepreneur Hattie Grace Elliot shares how as she turns 30 years old, Elliot becomes more realistic about the importance of making a certain amount of money running her business. Elliot shares how she became frustrated from not getting paid enough for the work she was putting into her business. She steps back, reevaluates her model, and addresses the problem by altering her business plan.
How Hedge Fund Analyst and Portfolio Management Roles Differ
In Chapter 12 of 15, Bridger Capital hedge fund analyst Shaheen Wirk compares and contrasts a hedge fund analyst role and a hedge fund portfolio manager role. He simplifies the comparison to the analyst as a work "doer" and the portfolio manager, or PM, as a "work evaluator." A PM must also manage risk and market exposure across the body of work known as the fund. He notes the similar traits in consulting, where partners lead behind doing work to sell the work.
How to Create an Employment Portfolio
In this video, Laura DeCarlo, provides expert tips to prepare you to ace your next job interview. She explains how to prepare an employment portfolio.
How to Build a Fashion Stylist Portfolio
In Chapter 7 of 13, fashion stylist Lulu Chen shares how collaborative test shoots create early career fashion portfolios. Chen highlights collaboration as a cornerstone component bringing together young industry talent - often assistant-level staff - to do test shoots. These shoots help all parties develop individual styles and tastes that over time gets refined into individual portfolios.
How to Put Together a Good Modelling Portfolio
Have you ever wanted to get good at modelling. Well look no further than this advice video on How To Put Together A Good Modelling Portfolio. Follow Videojug's professionals as they direct you through this instructional video.
Funds That Play the IPO Market Find a Bounty
This year's frenzied initial public offerings market is giving the few funds that invest in them a lot to choose from. Some financial advisers say they prefer these diversified portfolios to the possibly high-flying, but more risky, single offerings.
A Day in the Life of Independent Photographer Leslie Kirchhoff
22-year-old Leslie Kirchhoff is a freelance photographer and DJ. After getting an internship at Vogue, she continued to share her portfolio with her bosses in an effort to break into photography until she finally got her shot. Now, Leslie has worked with Vogue.com, Teen Vogue’s Fashion At Work print series and celebs such as Pharell and DJ’d at events such as Vera Wang’s Fashion Night Out.
Simon Sinek on How Accountability Partners Keep You Committed
In Chapter 17 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, author and public speaker Simon Sinek answers "What Role Have Accountability Partners Played in Helping You to Meet Deadlines and Goals?" Sinek shares that as social animals we feel greater responsibility toward each other than to ourselves. As a result, Sinek notes when someone besides us is invested in the outcome, we do our best not to disappoint. He shares how this concept of accountability partners functions in his life.
Using Contingency Planning to Manage Startup Risk
In Chapter 5 of 14, entrepreneur J.T. Allen learns goal setting rarely goes as planned. Contingency planning - planning for things to not go smoothly - provides Allen insurance against the unexpected. His company, MyFootpath.com, uses multiple approaches to build cushion, including personnel flexibility, cash flow reserve strategies, and project portfolio approaches.
Randall Metting on Managing Your Time When Working Two Jobs
In Chapter 7 of 10 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, brand marketer Randall Metting answers "What Do You Find Are the Keys to Managing a Busy Schedule and Getting Things Done?" Metting makes lists he can carry and constantly updates his calendar to stay on top of his busy schedule. Working full-time while also having a part-time radio DJ job and writing a blog tests his limits for delivering on his commitments to others. Randall Metting is a brand marketer working for Dulce Vida Spirits.