Archive | June, 2012

Guest Blog: The Value of Your Work

http://www.susansolovic.com/2012/06/guest-blog-the-value-of-your-work/ I grew up and live in St. Louis, Missouri, which by definition means I am a St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan. Always have been. They don’t call this Cardinal Nation for nuthin’. In the long, glorious history of the St. Louis Cardinals there are two amazing players who stand out above all the others. […]

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Entrepreneurs Need to Brand Themselves First

Starting a business is usually the result of a personal dream or need. Investors tell me that they invest in people, more than the idea. Customers buy from people, not from a company, at least at the startup stages. That’s why it’s important to build a personal brand, in parallel and before your business brand. […]

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5 Sure Signs That a Good Startup is Going Bad

Most entrepreneurs start their company with the highest of ideals, and wouldn’t dream of building one with a culture of indifference or downright unethical behavior. Yet all too many succumb to the pressures of survival, driven by demanding investors in a cutthroat competitive environment. How does a Founder recognize the warning signs, let alone know […]

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