Entrepreneurship


Startup Era: Declining, Not Dying

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Apr 2017

Startup Era: Declining, Not Dying

In a post last week, Mark Schaefer questioned if we are reaching the end of the startup era. He argues that conglomerates like Facebook, who have virtually unlimited resources, destroy or acquire meaningful startups. While Mark is specifically speaking of tech businesses, companies like Walmart have been doing this for years – manufacturing a one-stop shop with grocery stores, hair salons, vision centers, photo centers...

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Business Owners: 3 Ways to Stay Organized and Avoid Overwhelm

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Feb 2017

Business Owners: 3 Ways to Stay Organized and Avoid Overwhelm

As a business owner and a multi-account social media manager, I have a myriad of things competing for my attention during the day – with about a quarter deemed urgent and unexpected. It is easy to feel overwhelmed, and there are days I don’t know if I am coming or going. But, I’ve learned a few tricks for staying organized that I want to share...

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Three Tactics to Increase Revenue

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Jan 2017

Three Tactics to Increase Revenue

Last January was grim. Our biggest client experienced budget cuts, which didn’t allow them to continue working with us in 2016. We picked up some small clients and a few projects, but nothing that could equate to the loss we suffered. In March, I decided to hire an executive coach to help steer us in the right direction. It was an investment that kept us...

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Entrepreneurs Are Not “Unemployed”

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Jan 2017

Entrepreneurs Are Not “Unemployed”

Last night, my husband and I decided to watch the movie, The Social Network. I’ve seen it before, but my husband had not, so of course, I was fine watching a movie about social media! There’s a scene in the movie that I can’t get out of my head… and it had nothing to do with social media. Sean Parker (played by Justin Timberlake), founder...

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Three things I learned while I was sick

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Nov 2016

Three things I learned while I was sick

For the past eight days, I’ve been battling what seems like a never-ending head cold. Running a company and overcoming illness are not compatible – ask anyone who owns a business. But, one thing is certain… it does offer perspective! Here are three things I learned while I was sick. The world doesn’t end because we’re sick. Yes, business owners have a lot to do,...

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