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NEWS AND EVENTS

Harvard Business School Shark Tank! 2016 HBS Alumni New Venture Competition Finals Central Region

Advancing through preliminary rounds, our three finalist teams will battle live for the U.S. Central Regional Championship of the HBS Alumni New Venture Competition....

What Makes Silicon Valley Special: Live From Tech Crunch

What Other Startup Communities Can Learn From The Bay Area As an entrepreneur and owner of The Entrepreneur Café, LLC I have had a chance...

South Side Pitch Event Provides Insight for Startups

A few weeks ago I had a chance to step oustide of my daily small business routine and in order to sit in on...

MANAGEMENT

HEMINGWAY, ME AND THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

Insight for entrepreneurs from a great literary classic I recently found some time to put my feet up and catch up on some outstanding reading...

5 TRAITS OF SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS

I have been involved with small business in some shape, form or fashion for most of my life. A lot of that time has...

Mission Statements Keep Your Business on

COURSE   Inmy opinion a mission statement is the heart and soul of any company. There is something about a well-written mission statement, and a company...

MARKETING

HACKING OLD TECHNOLOGY FOR GREATER MARKETING RETURNS

We live in an age of dueling 'smart phones', social media and access to apps that will do almost anything. In this era of...

EVERYTHING I LEARNED ABOUT MARKETING I LEARNED FROM PAPA JOHN

From the moment my sons were able to mouth the word pizza it has become a staple in our home. We hold the cheesy...

7 ADVERTISING LESSONS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED FROM THE SUPERBOWL

By now every aspect of the 2015 Super Bowl has been analyzed from the controversy, to the play calling, to the half time show...

FINANCE

Setting Prices

“I stumbled across a local newspaper’s website and called the web developer to see if he would like some help with a site update....

Building a Business the Frugal Way

One of my favorite business concepts is learning how to operate a small business on a tight budget. With traditional access to capital not...

SMALL BUSSINESS RESOURCES

DEVISING A LIFE PLAN

Not sure where to begin building your business? Start by developing a “Life Plan.” A life plan helps you identify those areas of your personal,...

Understanding Mind Maps

Some time ago I found this amazing Mind Map of the online retailer Zappos which provided some great insight into what has made the...

WHICH INCORPORATION IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Choosing the proper form of incorporation is one of the most important decisions you will ever make in establishing your small business. Because of...

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