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This Entrepreneur Turned Music Education On Its Head

BY Tami Brehse IN client spotlight, entrepreneurs ON May 24, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

In the early 2000’s, Aaron Sizemore was living the life many young musicians dream of. He was making a living doing what he loved: performing. He dabbled in blues, R&B, funk, and rock, but his true passion was jazz—his instrument of choice, the jazz guitar.

On the side Sizemore taught private music lessons, as many musicians do. Although he loved mentoring the next generation of musical minds, he felt strongly that something was missing.

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Building A Business When You're Faced With Red Tape

BY Tami Brehse IN business, entrepreneurs ON May 17, 2018 WITH 1 Comment

Q Link Wireless

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Client Spotlight: Enabling Better Decision Making With Hōm Korean Kitchen

BY Tami Brehse IN client spotlight, entrepreneurs ON May 10, 2018 WITH 1 Comment

One of Konan Pi’s favorite things to do is host game night for his friends. While they play board games, he can be found over the stove, whipping up delicious, made-from-scratch Korean food the same way his family’s been doing for generations.

“Right there in my house during game night, that’s where the concept for my restaurant was born,” Pi says.

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The Million-Dollar Idea Inspired By A Universal Parenting Problem

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration, entrepreneurs ON May 03, 2018 WITH 1 Comment

Million-dollar ideas can happen anywhere. Lisa Pinnell’s happened among the produce and gallons of milk in the aisles of her local grocery store.

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This Entrepreneur Built A Business By Building A Community

BY Tami Brehse IN business, inspiration, entrepreneurs ON Apr 26, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

In 2014, Georgene Huang was the picture of what most women would describe as “having it all.” She was the head of enterprise business for one of the world’s largest financial information companies. Her resume was peppered with leadership roles at such prestigious companies as Lehman Brothers and Bloomberg, as well as degrees from Cornell and Stanford Universities.

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This Entrepreneur Came Back From The Brink Of Death And Succeeded

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration, entrepreneurs ON Apr 19, 2018 WITH 2Comments

What would you do if you knew this day might be your last? It’s a possibility for all of us, but nothing brings it into focus quite like facing a terminal illness.

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Client Spotlight: How This Executive Search Firm Scaled In A Highly Niche Field

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration, client spotlight, entrepreneurs ON Apr 12, 2018 WITH 2Comments

Thomas Brooke International isn’t your everyday executive search firm. Its expertise lies in placing highly specialized professionals in an incredibly specific vertical: the plastics and polymers industry. In other words, it’s not a field where clients come beating down the door.

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This Entrepreneur Went From $75 In His Bank Account To $3M In Revenue. Here’s How

BY Tami Brehse IN business, management, entrepreneurs ON Apr 05, 2018 WITH 3Comments

2008 was a rough year for a lot of people. Zachary Rose was one of them.

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Client Spotlight: How BlueCrew Jobs Trimmed Costs And Landed A $14 Million Investment

BY Tami Brehse IN management, client spotlight, entrepreneurs ON Mar 29, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Lots of startups struggle with accounting processes like payroll. For Ignite Spot client BlueCrew Jobs, though, the situation was much more complex than doling out paychecks to a handful of employees. By working with our team of virtual accountants, the app maker was able to streamline payroll, trim expenses and become profitable, which ultimately contributed to a $14 million influx of capital to expand the company across the country.

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An Accounting Error Almost Cost This Entrepreneur Everything. Here’s How He Recovered

BY Tami Brehse IN small business tax preparation, business, entrepreneurs ON Mar 22, 2018 WITH 2Comments

The year was 2016, and everything was going great for entrepreneur Adam Watson. His furniture business, Design 55, was generating $3 million in annual sales and on track to double in size in the year ahead.

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