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Pooja Krishna is an Entrepreneur, Business Mentor and Mom. She has worked both in large corporates and managed startups over the last 20+ years. 

She’s co-founded Maroon Oak, and also founded Win Thinks, where she writes, speaks and teaches about Digital Media, Brand Building and Future Ready Businesses. A day trader for over a decade, Pooja launched Trading Paces to educate amateur and pro stock traders. As a classroom mentor, Pooja loves teaching students across the U.S. about job skills and entrepreneurship. Read about her on Huffington Post, Forbes and ThriveGlobal

A trivia buff and yoga & hula hoop enthusiast, she’s discovering the pleasure of drawing Zentangle patterns for ‘creative mindfulness.’

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Here are 7 compelling reasons for an active presence and 14 awesome ways LinkedIn for women entrepreneurs works!

LinkedIn for women entrepreneurs – 14 ways to stand out!

Even if you’re not looking for a job and your leads and traffic come from other social media, LinkedIn for entrepreneurs is a winner! Here are 7 compelling reasons for an active presence and 14 awesome ways LinkedIn for women entrepreneurs works!

How can you learn faster from expert insights, for entrepreneurial success? These 22 books recommended by top experts will help you get savvy with a growth-centric mindset, a brand presence that helps differentiate you, and a smart strategy with managing money.

22 books to get savvy with business, brand and money!

Give a boost to your entrepreneurial success with expert insights! These book recommendations will help with a growth-centric mindset, a great brand as well as money smarts and help you get savvy with business, brand and money.

Craft a winning pitch!

How to Craft a winning pitch for your blog or article!

How can you make your submission stand out, even grab attention! Be a writer who can put forth a great idea, as well as showcase their own brand to craft a winning pitch for your blog or article.

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Pitching your blog or article? Start with 3 simple rules

Writing a guest blog post offers great exposure for your brand. But all bloggers and writers need to start with same basic rules before pitching your blog or article to any publication.

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18 high impact books to enrich your professional self

A good book is one of the best investments you will make in your success. Check out these recommendations and reasons from top professionals on high impact books to enrich your professional self.

15 mistakes that are costing your blog

Top 15 mistakes that are costing your Blog

Is your blog suffering for want of traffic and activity? If you want to attract readers and subscribers, get shares and showcase your expertise, fix these 15 mistakes that are costing your blog.


Sell better and grow your business with these 10 pointers

Your business needs to grow sales and conversions steadily to survive, and ultimately thrive. These valuable pointers to sell better and grow your business can make the difference between struggle and success.

Pinterest for Small Business

Pinterest It: A Primer for your Small Business

A rapidly growing social platform, a highly engaged audience and visual content with the longest shelf life. Learn about how you can get leads and traffic to win with Pinterest for Small Business.

32 business & career blogs successful women love

32 Business & Career Blogs Successful Women Love

A good blog can help you find answers and new ways to win. From Entrepreneurship to Jobs, Social Media, Empowerment and plenty more, learn about the 32 Business & Career Blogs Successful Women love and bookmark the ones that strike a chord with you.

24 womenpreneurs share their resolutions & reasons.

24 womenpreneurs share their resolutions & reasons

Why do our most well intentioned resolves fail? It’s very simple – what truly drives us from within, will ultimately power our actions too! 24 womenpreneurs share their resolutions & reasons on what’s inspiring them.

What I've learnt as a work at home mom

Pants or Pajamas? What I’ve learnt as a work at home mom

The balance is often crazy and always dynamic for Moms! But what needs your focus and what can wait? Read the lessons I’ve learnt as a work at home mom.

Expert tips from pros to help you ace soft skills on resumes & interviews.

15 Ways to Ace Soft Skills on Resumes & Interviews

Interpersonal skills count but how to prove that you have them? Here are 15 expert tips from the pros to help you ace soft skills on resumes and interviews.

7 Effective Ways to Build your brand with Content.

7 Effective Ways to Build your Brand with Content

In competitive businesses and careers, our skills, products or services are largely undifferentiated in the minds of our audience. We all need to stand out! How do you Build your Brand with Content?

Boost Visibility for your Business

25 Smart Ways – Boost Visibility for your Business

So many businesses struggle to grow their online reach & cut through the digital noise. Why not use these 25 expert tips to Boost Visibility for your Business.

Virtual Professional Tips from Pros

How to succeed as a Virtual Professional – Tips from 7 Pros

Looking for a flexible career without the commute and the hassles? Get the skinny on working remote with fantastic pro tips from 7 successful Virtual Professionals.

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These 20 Soft Skills are Your Road to Success!

Do you have the soft skills that can help you succeed professionally? Take our assessment and find out how you stack up and where you can do better.

Success roadblocks faced by Entrepreneurs

Success Roadblocks in Business – Insights from 6 Entrepreneurs

Most Entrepreneurs do it all, but business challenges are many, and often inevitable. Read Insights from 6 Entrepreneurs on overcoming success roadblocks in business.

Enabling your Spouse's career comeback

May You be (with) the Force – Enabling your Spouse’s Career Journey!

A little help goes a long way. Is it advice? Info? A helping hand? What can you do to inform, encourage and support in enabling your Spouse’s Career.

5 Networking Mistakes to Avoid | Maroon Oak

Are You Making these 5 Networking Mistakes?

Some networking connects are more memorable than others – for the wrong reasons! Are you making any of these 5 networking mistakes and oversights that can make it difficult for you to connect with prospects and customers.

8 Tips to Perfect Your Business Pitch

Want to Perfect your Business Pitch? Tips from 8 Professionals

Want to make a strong impact at a meeting, interview or networking event? Grab their attention and max your impact with 8 Tips to Perfect Your Business Pitch.

Social Media Myths can hurt a business

9 Social Media Myths that can Hurt your Business

All Entrepreneurs, whether social starters or smart on social, need to know what how some social media myths or misconceptions can adversely impact a business.

Entrepreneur's Guide to Facebook Pages

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Facebook Pages

A great tool for businesses, Pages’ organic reach keeps falling. Before you pay, why not try these 9 awesome, free features in our Guide to Facebook Pages.

10 Powerful Reasons for Brand Building

10 Powerful Reasons to Build Your Professional Brand

Brand Building for Entrepreneurs is not optional anymore – with these 10 compelling short and long term benefits, focusing on it should be a priority.

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Taking Ownership for Success – Why I became an Entrepreneur?

The motivations and triggers for Entrepreneurship vary, but if you have a skill that can find a market, why not consider channeling it through a business.

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7 e-Networking Tips Every Professional Needs

How well are you using tools like Email and Social Media to connect with Prospects & Customers? These e-Networking tips can help you stay ahead on the conversion curve with your clients & prospects.

8 Reasons for Digital Networking

8 Reasons Why You Should Network Digitally

Digital Networking offers you the opportunity and means to frequently network with a large, diverse set of people, plus find info and build connections.

Entrepreneurs speak to Maroon Oak

7 Tips for Business Success – What Counts and What Works

Ever wondered what it takes for a business to succeed? From Mindset to Teamwork, 8 Entrepreneurs share their stories and insights on what works and what counts.

Micro Learning - Your Time, Your Place, Your Choice

Fast & Focused: Micro Learning to Enrich Skills

Want to learn a new skill or update your resume but unable to pursue a college degree? Micro Learning provides you a huge number of content choices in small portions – online or mobile, functional or curriculum, and it’s totally flexible.

Return to work or restart your Career - Beg, Borrow, Research

Restart Your Job Hunt – Beg, Borrow & Research

You don’t have to do it alone. Reach out to family, friends and Mentors you know, to help you with the process of restarting your career journey.

Facebook Tips for Business & Personal Use.

Facebook Tips for You & Your Business!

Leverage the reach and features that Facebook for Business offers to not only interact with your customers, but also sell to them and grow your base.








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