Archive | July, 2013

Entrepreneurs Learn Best From Business Networking

I often recommend business networking as the most effective way for a startup founder to find investors, advisors, and even key executive candidates. But what if you are an introvert, or new to this game, and don’t know where or how to start? The answer is still the same, but I have learned over the […]

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Success Breeds Success

Last week I received a fantastic email.  The email was from the CEO of one of my portfolio companies announcing the promotion of his administrative assistant.  After three years of doing great work for the CEO, this assistant was promoted into a role in the marketing department.  As much as the CEO regretted losing such […]

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10 Reality Checks to Verify Your Entrepreneur Fit

Making the decision to become an entrepreneur is a major commitment, with huge implications for skills and lifestyle. Yet there is no standardized testing or certification required or available anywhere to help you decide if you are a good fit for entrepreneurship, or entrepreneurship is right for you. An MBA or other academic credentials just […]

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What it takes to go bigger

The challenge of creating a success for most is not in a lack of ability to tell a story. In fact, they tell any story regardless of whether it is funny, big, impressive or even their own.  Before social media tools, everyone loves to talk about the new stuff they bought or the best restaurant […]

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Tracking How Small Businesses Spend Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

How do your business expenses compare to the national average… and are you tracking them right? See how businesses spend and track by category in Infographic study Knowing how you spend your money each month is the first step in managing a budget for your business. Do you know how your money is allocated across […]

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