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