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How to Focus In A World of Glittery Distractions (and Build Something Meaningful)

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Entrepreneur Distraction

Think about the word “build” for a moment. Build. In a world of glittery distractions, how many of us, really, have the focus, patience and persistence to build something anymore? Step by step, block by block. Do we even consider that we’re here to build something meaningful? Or are we constantly drawn to shiny new…

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs Take Us To School

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Immigrant Entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, starting a business

I’m impressed by immigrants that start new businesses. Specifically, I’m referring to those businesses in the grittier parts of town. For example, in the C-grade strip malls and the older warehouse districts. The startups might be a bus service, a fitness company, or a human resource temp firm. Seeing these efforts give me feelings of…

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They Will Tell You No. You Will Tell Them Yes.

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Entrepreneur Innovation

I spent the weekend participating in Twin Cities Startup Weekend; a valuable startup contest of sorts. Venture Superfly was a proud sponsor, and I was a contest judge. Overall, it was terrific. Nascent entrepreneurs met like-minded peers. Participants learned from successful business owners. New friends were made. Potential business partners were discovered. And many learned…

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Is Business Ownership for You?

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Believe it or not, before college, I perceived the business world as dry, straight-laced and quantitative. I had little interest in it – I didn’t have a positive emotional connection. I thought that “business” was about beige corporate environments, financial spreadsheets and pinstriped suits. Blech. Instead, I was drawn to freestyle action-sports and other creative…

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Why Many Startup Dreams Fizzle

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Entrepreneur struggle

Two things puzzle me about startup planning. First, in my 15-year experience as a business owner and startup advisor, it seems that 9 out of 10 potential entrepreneurs abandon their startup dreams early. They throw in the towel. Second, I’ve wondered why most startup training programs breeze over – or exclude – a key aspect…

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