Leadership

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What To Do When Your Startup is Struggling

One of the hardest things any entrepreneur (including myself) has to be able to do is admit when they are struggling. Nothing can be more embarrassing and self-defeating than saying, “this isn't working.” However, without the ability to do so your chances of failure increase...

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Startup Spotlight: Conspire

LinkedIn was a game-changer for professional networking.  But as powerful as it is, how many of your hundreds of connections are real, ongoing relationships versus tenuous, one-time encounters?  And even worse, when you’re seeking an introduction, how can you gauge the strength of a 2nd...

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3 New Year’s Resolutions For Entrepreneurs

New Year’s Eve is without a doubt my favorite holiday. It is a time to reflect and aspire. It is a time to dream again and look forward to a new beginning. For entrepreneurs, it’s a day to take a step back and look at...

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Entrepreneur Mindset: Chill Is The New Stressed

I can remember when being stressed was fashionable, especially for entrepreneurs. Acting stressed was a way to prove you were really busy (and therefore more important, of course). A subtle current of competition underlay every conversation about time or work. “You think you’re busy? I...

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3 signs you’re NOT an entrepreneur, yet

It seems that everyone is trying to become an entrepreneur these days, and we support that movement. In fact, we believe that the changing economic landscape will require people to become more entrepreneurial. But of course, becoming an entrepreneur is in no way as easy as they make...

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5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know (before starting a business)

My first entrepreneurial effort came in college when I went through the challenge of creating an app and starting a business. While several factors influenced us to pause the endeavor, it did lead to my current opportunity with TrepScore. With that said, there were definitely...