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Client Spotlight: Leading A Team Through A Major Transition With Affect Digital Media

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration, management, client spotlight, entrepreneurs ON Jul 05, 2018 WITH 1 Comment

It’s not unusual for a new year to signify change. For most businesses, the new year typically brings fresh challenges, goals and ideas. But for Affect Digital Media—then known as Advocate Digital Media—2018 meant more than just a new set of sales goals or a motivational message from the corporate office.

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This Multi-Million Dollar Business Solves Every Driver’s Nightmare: Parking

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability, inspiration, entrepreneurs ON Jun 28, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

The year was 2006 and Charles Cridland was walking through his native London. As he made his trek to the train station on foot, he silently bemoaned all the private driveways and parking spots sitting empty that he passed along the way.

Suddenly, a thought hit him. The spots weren’t being used, but they belonged to someone.

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How This Office Supply Entrepreneur Bounced Back From The Brink Of Bankruptcy

BY Tami Brehse IN business, inspiration, entrepreneurs ON Jun 21, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

In the early 2000’s, Vladimir Gendelman was working in his computer repair shop when a customer came in with a very specific request. He wanted folders that were customized for his business.

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This Entrepreneur Built A Business On Preserving The Chicago Skyline

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability, inspiration, entrepreneurs ON Jun 14, 2018 WITH 1 Comment

If you’ve ever worked with a contractor to update your home, you know how trying the process can be. For every successful project, there are a dozen other horror stories: contractors that go MIA, projects where costs balloon infinitely, mistakes that plague the homeowner for years into the future.

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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 2Comments

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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How To Stay Inspired By Setting Unrealistic Goals

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration, goals ON Jan 04, 2018 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

“People will kill you over time, and how they'll kill you is with tiny, harmless phrases, like be realistic.”

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Places To Draw Business Inspiration For The New Year

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration ON Dec 14, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

As we prepare to publish this post, the new year is almost upon us. It’s a time for resolutions and big goals, planning and excitement. It doesn’t have to be a new calendar year, though, to seek out fresh sources of inspiration for your business. The best entrepreneurs are always evolving, finding entrepreneurial inspiration in the everyday and the unfamiliar.

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