Mark Cuban’s Advice To Entrepreneurs – Risk, Energy, and Funding

According to online dictionaries, an entrepreneur is “a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money” or “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” Well, I get a check for both of those. My past venture into the fashion industry was fraught with risk and cost me plenty. Now, IContinue reading “Mark Cuban’s Advice To Entrepreneurs – Risk, Energy, and Funding”

Character Interview – Best Friends, Business Partners & Cyber Lords

Character Interview: Chris Camden and James Callahan, Best Friends, Business Partners and Cyber Lords I recently caught up with Chris Camden and James Callahan, co-founders of LazerShark, the hottest gaming website in cyberspace. Their pictures have been plastered across the covers of every industry periodical in the country as two of the thirty biggest namesContinue reading “Character Interview – Best Friends, Business Partners & Cyber Lords”

So You Wanna Be A Blogger?

Blogging is a great way to connect with a target audience on a somewhat personal level on one condition… you actually BLOG. It sounds great in theory – start a blog, write about a cool topic, get a bunch of readers to follow you, and BOOM! All of a sudden you’ve graduated to Perez HiltonContinue reading “So You Wanna Be A Blogger?”

Can You Be Disruptive Enough To Win $50K??

TechCrunch Disrupt 2015 is upon us. It’s time to take the party to NYC, for the bargain price of $2,995. General admission gets you access to ALL – rub elbows with up and coming entrepreneurs, hear from industry superstars, check out all the cutting edge technology…maybe party is an understatement. =) You may recognize theContinue reading “Can You Be Disruptive Enough To Win $50K??”

Innovation & The Chopped Challenge

Definitions for one thousand, Alex. “To introduce something new, make changes in anything established.” What is…INNOVATE!!! If you’re a Food Network fanatic like me, you know there is one show all innovators have to appreciate, regardless of your perceived prowess in the kitchen…CHOPPED hosted by Ted Allen. Taking a basket of sometimes intimidating, many times downrightContinue reading “Innovation & The Chopped Challenge”

Why Should I Care???

Okay. If I haven’t made this point clear in the past, let me try again. People are INUNDATED with information, 24 x 7. If yours doesn’t have the potential to minimally raise an eyebrow, KEEP IT TO YOURSELF! I’ve experienced this firsthand in my own entrepreneurial endeavors and it never ceases to amaze me how someContinue reading “Why Should I Care???”

I AM…The Idea Mama

You know the moment when inspiration strikes. The whole EUREKA experience…it’s incredible, isn’t it? And do you know what’s even better? You mention the fabulous idea to an objective outsider and they’re just as charged about it as you are.  That’s the second you know…you have SOMETHING and it’s BIG!!! #bestfeelingever (LOL!) Anyhoo, I’m kindContinue reading “I AM…The Idea Mama”

How To Make A Big Splash…Relatively Speaking

Launch week was AMAZING!!!!  Okay, I’m not hitting the USA or NYT bestseller lists, but “Unlikely Venture” held onto 2 Amazon bestseller lists – to this moment!  And the rankings are awesome!  I worked really hard to make a big splash launch week and I’m very happy with the results…though I will tirelessly work towardsContinue reading “How To Make A Big Splash…Relatively Speaking”

Shark Tank Needs To Invest In ‘High & Dry’

Wow. I just saw Mark Cuban and Robert Herjavec invest $1.2 million for a 20% stake in a company called Red Dress Boutique. Daymond John didn’t get into it at all and clothing is his niche. Wonder why… ‘Shark Tank’ Sneak Peek: Red Dress Boutique Seeks $600,000 Hmm…just checked the website.  TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE?!Continue reading “Shark Tank Needs To Invest In ‘High & Dry’”

Recipe For A Startup Romance

If you saw my last post “Wanna Learn How To Start A Startup?” you know that running a startup is pretty much a 24 x 7 gig, which begs the question, are there any slivers of time in a given day dedicated to dating and romance? I mean, even entrepreneurs need love, right? Interesting andContinue reading “Recipe For A Startup Romance”

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