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Your Story Matters – 7 Important Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned

Your Story Matters – 7 Important Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned

I am a fan of a good story. A well spun story can sell a product, deliver a message and make people want to learn more. That’s what marketing is all about. I came across a great short article on Technori this afternoon and wanted to share. The…

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What Makes Your Business Creative?

What Makes Your Business Creative?

What makes your business creative? I really want to know, and we want to share it with the rest of Chicago. Recently, I’ve begun writing a blog on ChicagoNow.com called Creativity Connects Chicago (http://www.chicagonow.com/creativity-connects-chicago) and it’s gotten some pretty good response. I have been able…

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Test your startup idea without wasting time or money.

Test your startup idea without wasting time or money.

Validation Board by LeanStartupMachine.com Are you sitting on the next big idea? Do you have a great startup waiting in the wings. Before you take the first steps, why not give Validation Board a try? I have a few ideas myself that I plan to…

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6 Essential Steps for Small Business Success

6 Essential Steps for Small Business Success

Are you wondering what essential steps you need to take to make your business a success? This infographic outlines the basics – from Ideation to sales. Every business starts out as an idea and individuals aren’t sure how or where to begin, to start their…

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17 Simple Tips On Working At A Startup – Owning the Experience

17 Simple Tips On Working At A Startup – Owning the Experience

I found these tips via Dharmesh Shah’s post on linkedin. I thought they were insightful and worthy of sharing with my readers. They help to answer the question, “What are some of the things I should keep in mind to get the most out of…

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