Turning a Mistake Into an Opportunity (Or How We Went from “Oh F!@%!” to “F!@% Yeah!”)

On Friday June 15th, 2012 we sent errant emails to ~650 people.  We thought we fixed the issue.  That Sunday morning we sent the same incorrect email to the same 650 people.  F!@%! On Friday, some ...


Music, Drugs and How to See Opportunity Like Jay-Z

This is the first post in a series that will analyze Jay-Z as both an entrepreneur and a brand. The series will examine (and quote) “Empire State of Mind,” a book by Forbes writer Zack O&#...


Stop Looking For a Job, Start Looking for an Opportunity

A lot of jobs that once were, aren’t coming back. Ever. To look for what isn’t there is a waste of time and an insult to your dignity. If you haven’t noticed, the world has changed &...


Opportunity is Everywhere. Are You Missing It?

The entrepreneurial spirit exists all around us in various shapes and sizes, from the neighborhood kids corner lemonade stand, to the family owned body shop, to the next million dollar startup. For me...


Starting a Business in a Down Economy: An Opportunity in Disguise?

The economy dominates conversations in coffee shops, around dinner tables, in newspapers, political speeches…  Sure, Wall St. has been on a roll in September, but when it comes to the real heart of...


Finding an Opportunity and Turning it Into a Reality

The Spark Deciding to create a website that seeks to instructs others is an arduous undertaking. Once the decision is made, the laborious work of bringing your take and insight on a particular topic t...


10 Online Trends to Watch this Decade

Lots of things are going to change and happen in the online world over the next decade. These are things that every aspiring or current entrepreneur needs to at the very least be aware of. Opportunity...


Coming out of the Recession — Creating an Opportunity Mindset

By Joe Calloway, Author of Becoming a Category of One: How Extraordinary Companies Transcend Commodity and Defy Comparison Hopefully you didn’t miss it. It’s dominated the news for a year....