MEET THE AUTHOR | POOJA KRISHNA
Don’t wait for Serendipity, Drive your Success!
Pooja Krishna is a Talent Founder, 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 amateur artist, she’s discovering the pleasure of drawing Zentangle patterns for ‘creative mindfulness.’
A Cheatsheet to Ace Your Startup Job Interview!
Startup Jobs are always in high demand, and finding – and landing – the right one is the challenge. You need relevant experience and the skills to showcase the relevant ones. Explore tangible ways to ace your startup job interview, what shows off your strengths and which weaknesses can be a failure point.
Showcase you! Top skills to put on a resume and 4 ways to share (with real examples)
22 books to get savvy with business, brand and money in 2023
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.
Pro tips and LinkedIn Summary Examples for Entrepreneurs & Founders
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.
24 womenpreneurs share their resolutions & reasons for 2022
How can our well intentioned resolves succeed? 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.
Your secret to success – 21 examples of SMART Goals in 2022
The biggest stumbling block to any kind of success are ideas that don’t convert into plans or actions. Learn how to embrace SMART goals – choose and define your goals with clarity, and actually achieve them! Plus, tons of smart goal examples that you can apply in your work, business and life.
80+ creative blog name ideas and 10 clever ways to find yours!
How to name your blog so that it’s unique, findable and has a strong brand appeal too. Explore these 80+ creative blog name ideas and clever tips.
Top examples of LinkedIn Headlines for Entrepreneurs (and how to write yours)
How to Find a Job with no experience – 12 Smart Ways to Succeed!
How to impress in a Virtual or Zoom interview – Setup, Showcase & Shine!
Companies and clients are hiring online via video. Use the right setup & communication tips to impress in your next Virtual or Zoom interview
22 essential and free business tools for freelance and online work
We all need to work and communicate online. When you’re working for many clients or employers, use the 22 free business tools for freelance and online work.
5 essential steps to choose your perfect blog niche (and 25 examples)
Do you have clarity on what you want to write about, and for whom? Get the essential steps to find & choose your perfect blog niche (+ 25 awesome examples from niche blogs)
Virtual, not boring! 12 ways to engage clients in online meetings
Get the best tips for virtual meetings. How to grab & hold attention, be fun and not boring. Try these 12 awesome ways to engage clients in online meetings!
Virtual meetings for entrepreneurs – 14 ways to host & stand out!
Online is the new normal for connecting & doing business. Get pro tips on virtual meetings for entrepreneurs – how can you host, look awesome AND impress on camera!
Persuasive, not Pushy! Top 17 best practices for your Freelance Portfolio!
Surefire Ways and Websites to land Freelance Work in 2022
The best freelance websites can help you find great jobs and opportunities! Check out these surefire ways and top 21 places to land Online Freelance Work.
How can you express Gratitude in business, this season & beyond
Feeling grateful is good for us, but it is also meaningful professionally. Learn why it’s great to feel Gratitude in business and how best to express it.
8 tips for creating a personal brand that shines
Your brand is more than what you know and how visible you are (though that matters). Stand out with these 8 tips for creating a personal brand that shines.
How to create an impressive portfolio to win the right clients
If your work is great, let the world know it! Go beyond the visuals – learn the 10 ways to create an impressive portfolio online, to win the right clients.
How to start your Virtual Assistant business in 15 easy steps
If you’re looking for flexibility & online work, become a virtual professional. Learn the top 15 actionable steps to start your Virtual Assistant business.
Why is now the best time for moms to be Virtual Professionals
Moms want options & flexibility, and technology is enabling that in many ways. Read 7 reasons why now is the best time for moms to be Virtual Professionals.
The complete guide to selling your products on Pinterest!
Go beyond content sharing! This new feature lets businesses link products to Pins, with huge benefits. Get the skinny on selling your products on Pinterest.
Why business besties are the best investment for an entrepreneur!
Biz besties are your ally, champion, spokesperson, supporter and more… Even if the relationship is not formal, it can be very rewarding for your business in so many ways. Learn the secrets – why business besties are the best investment for an entrepreneur!
10 proven strategies to promote your lead magnets and digital products
You can accelerate your conversion rates with high quality lead magnets! But with intense competition, reaching your prospects is much harder. Before you spend large marketing bucks and tons of time, start with these 10 proven strategies to promote your lead magnets and digital products!
Goals to results – 15 strategies to succeed in business!
Do you have great ideas and goals for your business and self? To find success, most will need a well thought out plan and systematic execution. Find out how you can go from Goals to results – 15 strategies to succeed in this year and beyond.
35 best practices for lead magnets that convert
How can you create lead magnets and opt-ins, digital tools that invite and entice your prospects to connect, share, try, subscribe and ultimately, buy from you? Boost your digital marketing efforts with these 35 best practices for lead magnets that convert.
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 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.
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.
18 high impact books to enrich your professional life in 2023
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.
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 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
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.
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.
15 Ways to Ace Soft Skills on Resumes and Interviews
How do you showcase your best interpersonal skills? Learn practical ways and get 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
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?
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.
Make it Better – 5 Point Cheat Sheet for non-Designers
A pro designer shares her smart tips on using elements like color, fonts & balance in her 5 point cheat sheet for non-designers.
How to succeed as a Virtual Professional – Tips from the Pros
Start working from home with flexible VA work! How to choose your niche, work with the right clients & succeed as a Virtual Professional – Don’t miss the tips from 7 Pros
20 Essential Soft Skills for Business and Workplace Success!
Connect better, and with more prospects and clients. Assess yourself on these top 20 Essential Soft Skills for Business Success, with practical examples & pro tips.
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.
May You be (with) the Force – Enabling your Spouse’s Career Journey!
A little help goes a long way when you support your partner’s work. Try these 5 effective ways you can lend a helping hand in enabling your Spouse’s Career.
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.
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.
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 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.
From Simple to Great – 8 Design Tips & Hacks from a Pro
Entrepreneurs, Professionals, Moms – we all need to create. Design Entrepreneur Aditi Tandon shares expert tips and hacks on making your ideas pop.
7 e-Networking Tips Every Entrepreneur 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 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.
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.
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.
Does Your Resume Say Enough?
Job or Business – does your professional profile talk about your skills, achievements, volunteer and pro bono work? Read about what your resume is not saying about you.
Explore your Options in the Flexible Job Market
If you have time constraints which make taking up traditional jobs a challenge, why not consider Flexible Work Options.
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 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.
Back to Work? Your Mommy Years Count!
Did you volunteer or work in the PTO? Then your experience is more valuable than you realize, and it’s relevant in the workplace.
After a Hiatus – The Comeback Mom
Finding your way back to the workplace may seem like a challenge, but it’s doable. Absolutely.