Finding Funding

“You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea.”

-Larry Page

Finding funding for personal and business ventures has always been one of the more difficult obstacles facing emerging entrepreneurs. This is most true for newer and smaller businesses as well as inventors and creatives. With the increasing technological adv...

What Return on Investment can Company Retreats Provide You?

“No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.”— Reid Hoffman, Co-founder of LinkedIn

A great company retreat has the ability to transform and renew both your company and employees. If done right, it can provide you and your company an enormous return on investment.

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Tiger’s Success and Iconic Victory at Augusta

“Never listen to other people’s expectations. You should live your life and live up to your own expectation.” -Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is undoubtedly an inspirational person. He has battled through countless injuries and surgeries. Many believed he was done and would never be able to return to a fraction of his once dominating form, let a...

Optimization vs. Maximization; Sustainability, Fad or the Future?

“Great design is not just a solution, it is the elimination of the problem.” -M. Cobanli

2019 marks a pivotal year in the consumer realm. Regardless of what you might think of them, millennials are set to overtake the boomer-generation this year with a consumer base of 73 million individuals in the US; and a total of 2 billion worldwide. Mi...

Success and The Art Of War

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Business is the new age battlefield and surprisingly Sun Tzu’s 2500-year-old tactics can still be applied and found successful to this day. Bill Belichick, Patriots head coach, is known to have cl...

Trust in Core Values

“If you get the values and the culture right, success will happen.” –Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO

Customer loyalty is ultimately driven by the personal interactions buyers have with the people working within a particular organization. To put it simply, an organization’s culture is what drives performance.  Any given company that dominate...

New Goals for 2019

“Without commitment, you’ll never start, but more importantly, without consistency, you’ll never finish.” –Denzel Washington

January presents a unique time in people’s lives to reflect on this past year’s sweet successes, and learn from their bitter failures. Regardless of last year’s outcome, people desire to continue pushing ...

Spring Cleaning for your Brand

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” ~ Mark Twain

With spring time in full swing, most of us are thinking about sprucing up our personal lives but, what about our professional brand? Your company’s brand is a living part of your business, meaning it grows and develops over time. Take the time to dust off your company’s bra...

Becoming Your Own Boss

“Each time we face our fears, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” - Theodore Roosevelt

In the business world, professionals often weigh the pros and cons of starting their own business and actualizing their dream of being their own boss. Calling the shots and less office stress sound like the simpler life that most ent...

Talking Millennials

“Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” — John C. Maxwell

The millennial generation currently makes up over 25 percent of today’s population. It’s important to understand how best to communicate effectively with this unique generation. Millennials have become the new face of profess...