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Management Versus Mentorship: How This Entrepreneur Strikes A Balance

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration, management, client spotlight ON Aug 09, 2018 WITH 1 Comment

Tahnee Elliot was working as a receptionist at a law firm while finishing up college when she asked her boss for time off for spring break. The answer would change the course of her career.

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7 Entrepreneurs Who Were Broke When They Started

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration, entrepreneurs ON Aug 02, 2018 WITH 3Comments

One of the toughest parts of starting a business is figuring out how to fund it. If you don’t have a teeming trust fund or a lineup of angel investors waiting to hand you their cash, it can feel like an uphill battle.

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How This Developer Grew Her Traffic By 3,000 Percent In Three Months

BY Tami Brehse IN inspiration, entrepreneurs ON Jul 26, 2018 WITH 1 Comment

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If you’ve ever needed to edit a PDF file on the fly, there’s a very good chance you’ve typed ‘free PDF editor’ into Google. And, if you’ve done that, there’s also a very good chance you’ve used Sophie Knowles’ product.

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Client Spotlight: Helping Entrepreneurs Thrive With Onebook

BY Tami Brehse IN business, inspiration, client spotlight, entrepreneurs ON Jul 19, 2018 WITH 1 Comment

Every entrepreneur has to start somewhere; it’s a fact Michael Shoup and Paul Shearer know all too well. 

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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 2Comments

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 1 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 2Comments

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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