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I’m a Dying Entrepreneur

2016 was a banner year for me as an entrepreneur/venture investor, and 2017 is looking to be as good, if not better. Naturally, with success comes a hectic schedule. I’ve been away from home five of the last eight weeks and can’t count how many …

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5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Must Work on the Weekend

When most people think about the weekend, they visualize nightclubs, barbecues, fishing or ballgames. However, when you’re an entrepreneur, weekends look a lot different… Every Saturday morning, before my son wakes up, I go downstairs into my home office, turn on the flat screen mounted …

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Go Mobile or Go Broke

In 2005 we discovered an innovative way to generate newsletter subscribers using press releases. We were early adopters of this strategy and it worked incredibly well. In fact, the cost to generate a lead was about $0.06 per. And we were generating subscribers by the …

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One of the Most Persistent Entrepreneurs of Our Time

I’m convinced that my son, the precocious toddler, will make an excellent entrepreneur. He is one of the most persistent people I know, a trait he gets from his mother. From trying to steal our 90 pound rhodesian ridgeback’s chew toy from her mouth to …

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Passion Produces Your Entrepreneurial Fuel for Success

One of the main keys to being a successful entrepreneur is having the ability to exert a tremendous amount of energy, both physical and mental, for an unusually long period of time. And you have to do it consistently. [Tweet ““We are what we repeatedly …

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Tim Burton: A Weird, Innovative and Passionate Entrepreneur – Much to Learn from this Man

The media often describes Tim Burton as weird, even a bit twisted, but no matter how he’s described by the talking heads, I think this guy epitomizes an entrepreneur who, like the theme of this site, ‘never stops creating’. In the 1990s and early 2000s, …

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