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.: Guest Post :. Erik Hillesheim on MPACT

As I’ve become more involved with the entrepreneur community I’ve come to realize there are many different types of entrepreneurs – all with their own specialties. There are tech people, products people, service people, and another group that’d I’d more specifically like to focus on. Towards the end of the year I stumbled across MPACT…

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.: IYogi :. Was the $15 voucher you never received really worth it?

I have advertising fatigue. It hit me especially hard in my spam filter and my Facebook feed. I’m sick of meaningless advertising where the call to action is regrettable, or forgettable at best. When I saw the advertisement from iYogi in my feed that explained for signing up, I’d get a $15 Amazon voucher, I…

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.: Reunited :. and it feels so weird…

I had massive plans in high school. Mainly because I was the awkward cheerleading captain with the neck brace, (yes- that happened.) My small high school brought out the most awkward, indescribable weirdness to which I hid in music lyrics, the theater and my senior seminar classes. After high school, my plans included becoming a…

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.: PurposeLust:. Wanderlust in Entrepreneurship…

    I picked up the phone this afternoon to call my mentor, John. What had it been… a year? Two? Without a definite length of time, the answer was, “entirely too long.”  We played catch-up. I bought a house. I’m single. I had another cancer scare. I lived. I bragged about my children and…

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.: Get In The Tank :. A look at pitching to Shark Tank

  In a meeting this afternoon, I witnessed a brilliant entrepreneur present invention after invention that captured my attention. After getting a successful round of funding on another project, this individual was going to the Shark Tank pitch tomorrow at Mystic Lake Casino. My notes? Keep it tight. Keep it focused. Share exactly what makes…

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.: A Decade Ago :.

“One day, whether you are 14, 28 or 65, you will stumble upon someone who will start a fire in you that cannot die. However, the saddest, most awful truth you will ever come to find––is they are not always with whom we spend our lives” – Beau Taplin I didn’t realize it had been 10 years….

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