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Four Companies That Successfully Reinvented Themselves

Four Companies That Successfully Reinvented Themselves

| January 22, 2014 | 4 Comments

I’ve always liked the history behind Silly Putty. Originally a failed attempt at synthetic rubber discovered around 1943, no one ever found a use for it until 1949 when a marketing consultant and a toy shop owner bought a batch. It was then marketed to adults and in 1957; a commercial for the pink goop […]

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Juggling a Day Job + Side Business

Juggling a Day Job + Side Business

| December 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Many entrepreneurs I know have a side business, rather than a business they are running full time. The reality is that people have bills to pay and mouths to feed while they are waiting for the business to take off. In this episode of She Takes on the World TV I’m going to help you […]

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Between Businesses? 5 Ways To Sell Your Entrepreneurial Spirit To Employers

Between Businesses? 5 Ways To Sell Your Entrepreneurial Spirit To Employers

| December 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

Entrepreneurs are a resilient bunch; when a venture doesn’t work out, it is only a matter of time before they regroup and try another but, occasionally it may be necessary to find “traditional” employment in the interim. Presenting your special entrepreneurial skillsets to a potential employer may seem a daunting task initially, but in reality, […]

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The Untapped Resource for Entrepreneurs: Free Labor

The Untapped Resource for Entrepreneurs: Free Labor

| November 5, 2013 | 3 Comments

You own a small business or startup and your budget is often your biggest concern. Funding is not guaranteed.  The process to get investors in the door can be a long one. There is so much work to do, your aspirations are often bigger than your wallet. Sound familiar? How do you go about accomplishing […]

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Which High-Rising Startup Do You Love Best?

Which High-Rising Startup Do You Love Best?

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to Silicon Valley Business Journal, this is the list of the top ten most buzz-filled and momentum-driving startups. Accelerator/incubator programs are seeing more and more SaaS firms. They’re easy to set up with a handful of people and are rapidly scalable (just don’t lose momentum!). But are we seeing too many of these kinds […]

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15 Baseline Tech Skills All Entrepreneurs Should Have

15 Baseline Tech Skills All Entrepreneurs Should Have

| October 26, 2013 | 9 Comments

QUESTION: WHAT IS ONE BASELINE TECH SKILL SHOULD ALL ENTREPRENEURS HAVE A GOOD HANDLE ON BEFORE STARTING UP? KNOW HOW TO WIREFRAME “Being able to wireframe a page is an incredible important skill for technology development. It’s critical for being able to properly and ideally communicate with your technical and product teams. While not a coding […]

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If You Could Choose One Entrepreneur to Join Your Startup Who Would it Be?

If You Could Choose One Entrepreneur to Join Your Startup Who Would it Be?

| September 23, 2013 | 20 Comments

Over the past several months, I’ve been asking entrepreneurs through Under30CEO’s interview series and interviews for the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO), “If you could pick one entrepreneur in the world to join your team at (company), who would it be and why?”  The results included a variety of interesting entrepreneurs and achievers including a Shark […]

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Investability of a Startup: Interview with BoxGroup’s David Tisch

Investability of a Startup: Interview with BoxGroup’s David Tisch

| August 27, 2013 | 6 Comments

David Tisch’s entrepreneurial journey started like many children’s – buying and selling baseball cards.  Setting up a table at trade shows turned into selling cards online in the late 90’s.   Although the bulk of his baseball card collection no longer exists due to a busted pipe in his parents’ basement, David and BoxGroup co-founder Adam […]

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5 Traits That Differentiate Iowa Entrepreneurs

5 Traits That Differentiate Iowa Entrepreneurs

| August 5, 2013 | 6 Comments

  I’ve traveled around the country, and regardless of your definition of success, or the level of success you’ve achieved there are 5 distinct characteristics that differentiate Iowa’s people from the rest of the globe.  Now this article might be a bit biased, so I want to challenge you to create your own list of […]

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An Open Letter to Frustrated Entrepreneurs (A Response)

An Open Letter to Frustrated Entrepreneurs (A Response)

| May 22, 2013 | 45 Comments

Last week Daniel DiPiazza wrote “An Open Letter to Frustrated 20 Somethings” on Under30CEO.  It blew up.  The article had over 100 comments on the first day.  Daniel’s premise: If it was up to him, why would he make a “job” or “work” the center of his life?  When someone asks him “what he does”, […]

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