Tag: entrepreneurship


Things Only Business Owners Understand

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Jun 2017

Things Only Business Owners Understand

This past week was busier than usual. I took a vacation last weekend, and through Monday, so it was catch-up time on Tuesday, followed by the preparation of a huge announcement for my client taking place on Thursday. I knew the second half of the week would be intense and was grateful for the vacation, prior, to mentally prepare myself. I was talking with a...

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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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Corporate World vs. Entrepreneurship: A Striking Revelation

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Aug 2016

Corporate World vs. Entrepreneurship: A Striking Revelation

September 1999.  I was a junior at King’s College in Northeast PA. I was doing what typical college students do – studying, playing football and working part-time for retail company, Wal-Mart. I had to leave the following year to recover from a serious knee injury, but after graduation and a brief stint in PR, I went back to Wal-Mart as a full-time temp associate in...

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Working for the Man Is Not Everything

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Nov 2015

Working for the Man Is Not Everything

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been a part of the #Strella team for 16 months before writing my first post.  Needless to say, it’s time. In case you don’t know me yet, I’m Nathan. Rachel contracts my business to provide services for some of her clients, but I’m also her spouse – a.k.a. her ‘victim of marriage,’ as she eloquently states on a recent...

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Taking a Personal and Professional Leap of Faith

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Apr 2014

Taking a Personal and Professional Leap of Faith

Risks mean different things to different people. An investor likely equates risk in terms of opportunity; a parent perhaps with danger.  As an entrepreneur, I consider risk compatible with the level of potential reward. As I said in a recent post, risks are tough because the outcome is uncertain.   But I believe risks are necessary for growth. I also believe that nothing good comes easy....

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