Nicole Smartt is the owner of Star Staffing. She is the youngest recipient to be awarded the Forty Under 40 award, recognizing business leaders under the age of 40. Her book, From Receptionist to Boss: Real-Life Advice for Getting Ahead at Work can be purchased on Amazon.


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Your Success Doesn’t Hinge on a College Degree

College doesn’t always dictate our future success. Whether you attend or not, you can be successful—it’s about what you bring with you. While going to college holds many positive outcomes, it doesn’t mean you’ll never be successful without a degree. I’m living proof ...


5 Ways to Succeed Without Being an Early Riser

You’ve heard the cliché, “The early bird gets the worm.” Fortunately, this cliché is nothing more than a fairytale. There are plenty of people that are up by 5 a.m. and aren’t producing as much as their coworkers who get up at 8 or 9 a.m. It’s ...