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From the DailyBull: “I get nervous and choke up in interviews”

October 22, 2014 | By | More
From the DailyBull: “I get nervous and choke up in interviews”

Hi Jen. I have an awkward question. Whenever I am in an interview and get asked a tough question, I get a knot in my throat like I am going to cry, even though I have good, well rehearsed answers. Sometimes I choke up. I talk through it, but it is noticeable. How can I [...]

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Special #BullCon14 Guest Mary Pilon of the New York Times

October 21, 2014 | By | More
Special #BullCon14 Guest Mary Pilon of the New York Times

Mary Pilon is an award-winning reporter at The New York Times where she currently covers sports and the author of The Monopolists, a forthcoming book that tells the scandalous true history of the world’s most famous board game (Bloomsbury, February 2015). From the book’s Amazon page: Most think [Monopoly] was invented by an unemployed Pennsylvanian [...]

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Meet BullCon14 Speaker Esme Weijun Wang

October 21, 2014 | By | More
Meet BullCon14 Speaker Esme Weijun Wang

Esmé Weijun Wang is a writer, editor-for-hire, and mental health advocate. She is a word-smith fascinated by the creation of legacy, although she admits this may seem “outrageously hubristic.” She believes storytelling creates meaning, and in the power of collaboration and creative excellence. With years of experiences in writing, marketing and editing, Esmé started her own [...]

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Bullish Blog Network: Our Ballsy Reading Lists

October 14, 2014 | By | More
Bullish Blog Network: Our Ballsy Reading Lists

Welcome to the first-ever Bullish Blog Network roundup post! The Bullish Blog Network bloggers have hit the ground running like the bullicorns they are! (Actually, do bullicorns run? Maybe they glide magically, on rainbows.) With the weather getting colder and a good book and a blanket beckoning, check out these writers’ reading lists and get [...]

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Meet BullCon14 speakers Casey Erin Clark & Julie Fogh

October 12, 2014 | By | More
Meet BullCon14 speakers Casey Erin Clark & Julie Fogh

This #BullCon14, participate in an interactive workshop on communicating with authority — without being told to, um, make yourself taller and to try to deepen your voice (not very feminist advice, is it?) Casey and Julie of Vital Voice have a lot to say about making communications training more feminist. See their guest post: The [...]

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#BullCon14 sponsor spotlight: La Paso Bien & Beth of All Trades

October 12, 2014 | By | More
#BullCon14 sponsor spotlight: La Paso Bien & Beth of All Trades

Pao started La Paso Bien as a screen print workshop, but quickly wanted to make millions of different things, experiment with various materials and start crazy projects with every cool person that intersected her path. La Paso Bien can translate to something like “having a great time” and her idea is to play around with [...]

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Meet BullCon14 speaker Haley Mlotek

October 11, 2014 | By | More
Meet BullCon14 speaker Haley Mlotek

Guess who’s back at BullCon? Haley Mlotek is the publisher of WORN Fashion Journal, an independent print publication based in Toronto, and editor of The Hairpin. You may remember Haley as the former General Manager of GetBullish. After working with GetBullish from 2011 to 2014 — and simultaneously publishing WORN and getting published as a freelance [...]

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GetBullish Q&A with Lodro Rinzler of “The Buddha Walks Into the Office”

October 7, 2014 | By | More
GetBullish Q&A with Lodro Rinzler of “The Buddha Walks Into the Office”

In a webinar a couple months ago, while talking about motivation, I recommended Lodro Rinzler’s first book, The Buddha Walks Into a Bar. I was enjoying the book, but had some questions for Lodro — specifically about recommendations that involved characteristically Buddhist (?) but stereotypically feminine behaviors. If you’re going to put compassion at the [...]

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Interview with Kim Peirce, Babescrub founder and start-up-preneur

October 7, 2014 | By | More
Interview with Kim Peirce, Babescrub founder and start-up-preneur

We’d like to welcome back Babescrub as a sponsor of the Bullish Conference. Last year, we may have rubbed founder Kim Peirce’s coffee body scrub all over ourselves (exfoliating and caffeinating at the same time!), but we just didn’t think to ask Kim the whole story behind her company. This time around, I (Jen) finally [...]

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Bullish on TheMuse…Crowdsourcing May Not Be New, But it’s the New Best Way to Get Your Work Done

October 7, 2014 | By | More
Bullish on TheMuse…Crowdsourcing May Not Be New, But it’s the New Best Way to Get Your Work Done

Bullish columns will now appear monthly on The Daily Muse. Additional articles from Jennifer are also appearing on DailyWorth, Medium, and here on GetBullish. In 2012, brewery Anheuser-Busch solicited the feedback of over 25,000 beer drinkers in developing a new beer. The idea was, rather than develop and launch a new product no one wants, [...]

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