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Archive for January, 2007

Entrepreneurs Love Pizza!

The new StartupNation “Capture the Flag” Contest is giving out daily prizes and the first prize was $100 of pizza from the winner’s favorite pizza joint. This could be our most popular promotion ever!! A budding entrepreneur in Las Vegas, Teresa, won the pizza and has offered to share it with other StartupNation community members [...]

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You Really Do Get What You Pay For

Well, another week comes to an end. It seems this one was faster than ever. Monday seemed to butt up against Friday with nothing in between. Where did it go? One reason it went so fast is that we were on the road again, and one of the interesting stops was NYC where we taped [...]

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Never Stop Learning

I take every chance I can to learn more about business. The profiles and success stories on StartupNation are fun and inspiring. So are the business human interest stories in the Wall Street Journal. I am fascinated by the ingenious ways that entrepreneurs overcome all sorts of obstacles. So in this blog, I’ll occasionally bring [...]

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Is this the golden age for entrepeneurs?

We have a lot of philosophies about entrepreneurship and small business here at StartupNation. One of them you will hear us mention often on the radio show or at live appearances is that "this is the golden age of entrepreneurship". And essentially what we mean by this is that there has never been a better [...]

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Love Is the Killer App

Step aside, email. Internet? You ain’t got game. iPhone sounds sweet, but doesn’t even come close to the real killer app – that business application that holds the true power to change the world. Starting with your own world. The ultimate killer app is Love. What the heck does that mean? It means that we [...]

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The Power of "You"

Did any of you catch the "Time Magazine" "Person of the Year" feature? The Person of the Year according to "Time" in 2006 was….."YOU". Now sometimes I think "Time" tries to keep things interesting with this annual feature by stretching to be creative….just for the sake of being creative. I’ve agreed, of course, with many [...]

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