A Major Shakeup Is Looming – Are You in Jeopardy of Missing the Boat?

I certainly spend more time shopping online these days than in the mall and I don’t think I’m alone. The internet allowed for “online shopping” that in turn created online-retailers like Amazon and Overstock, but they were the only businesses visible on the front line. While malls suffered from this shift in buying behavior, other industries benefited. At the next tier, [...]

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A College Degree and Entrepreneurship in the Millennial Generation

Recently, I was speaking at a local community college about the value of an entrepreneurial mindset. While there, one student asked me,

How important do you think a college degree is to becoming a successful entrepreneur?

The question was a bit awkward since I was the guest speaker with no college education and here were a bunch of young adults [...]

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Small Business Stories – Pick of the Week April 22, 2017

You're Not Crazy: Trading Your Six-Figure Job for Entrepreneurial Freedom Is the Right Move

Entrepreneur By: Jacob Warwick [caption id="attachment_4932" align="aligncenter" width="822"]Man Looking out window Image Credit: Jetta Productions - Getty Images[/caption] Entrepreneurialism defies human instinct, yet it’s addicting. Once you get just a taste of what life can be like with a future built on [...]

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How to Make the Most of Networking Events

Over the past several months, I have attended dozens of networking events and what strikes me most is the lack of real understanding of how effective networking works. Many businesses think networking is just meeting people. Networking is much more than just meeting people and exchanging business cards! A properly constructed networking plan can lead to phenomenal business success. Yet, [...]

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