Ted Tuesday – Tiffany Schlain “Technology, Love and Connection”

Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards, talks about technology, love and connection, and how we are on our way to creating a giant web in which everyone in the world is connected. Shlain says that we are at the beginning of a “participatory revolution,” in which people’s ideas are able to interact, […]

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Ted Tuesday – Lizzie Velasquez – “How Do You Define Yourself”

Physically unable to gain weight and dubbed the ugliest person alive, 25 year old Lizzie  Velasquez shares her beauty through the way she defines herself and what she shares with all of us about defining ourselves. Each and every one of us is unique and that is what makes us beautiful. What is it about […]

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Top two things the 2014 Olympic Athletes can teach Entrepreneurs

It’s Winter Olympics season! I for one love am obsessed with the Olympics, both Winter and Summer. There’s just something about  the camaraderie, the unison of the entire world coming together to share in their talents, and the love pride that comes with representing your country. One of my favorite parts of the Olympics is getting […]

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3 Things all Young Entrepreneurs Should Know

After going through a considerable amount of research and reflection in preparation for my forthcoming posts on the millennial generation and how to effectively market to them, I thought it only appropriate to dive into what this generation can expect in terms of being a young entrepreneur. In my own experience, I believe that the […]

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Why Entrepreneurs need a “Contra-Tiempo”

Right now I’m sitting here in Panama City, Panama on the 28th floor of our family’s condo, contemplating what just happened. Earlier, my Dad had asked the building’s technician to come by and take care of some things that needed fixing ASAP, and he was told that the technician might not be showing up because […]

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Stage 4 of startup success

“It’s absolutely true that the market finds you. And it’s not usually what you expected.” –Becky Rohrer WOW! Look at you! You have made it to the final stage and you’ve certainly come a long way. You have faced challenges head on and experienced what it is truly like to start a business, be an […]

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[Deep Dive] Is It Okay to Cry? Part 2: Handling the Tears

Why is crying such a bad thing in business? In last week’s Deep Dive post, I explained why women are biologically and socially conditioned to cry more when we’re frustrated. Crying is a normal human reaction that releases toxins and sheds hormones. As Goudreau says, “it’s important that professionals do not avoid crying entirely.” Nevertheless, […]

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{Food for Thought} The trait That’s MORE Important Than IQ “Grit”

Passion and perseverance is the key to success. Angela Lee Duckworth shares how she studied this concept in the Chicago public school 7th Grade class. Those with GRIT were more likely to succeed!  Watch this TED talk where she shares how little Science really knows about “building this grit” and what we should be doing […]

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