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”
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What Does Success Look Like???
Let’s face it – the unknown is daunting. Even extensive planning can’t always prepare you for challenges you may face in your entrepreneurial endeavors – whether you’re a startup CEO, a handbag designer or an aspiring indie author. Sometimes you just need to trust in yourself and be confident in your abilities. Obstacles may seemContinue reading “What Does Success Look Like???”
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”
Why Authors Should Adopt The Mindset of An Entrepreneur
I’d recently guest posted on The Authorteers and wanted to share with you all here as well. =) I don’t accept criticism well. Oh sure, I say I can handle less-than-stellar feedback. But then when it comes, I sit with my eyes open wide, nodding my head as the critiques pelt me like icy coldContinue reading “Why Authors Should Adopt The Mindset of An Entrepreneur”
How Deviant Is Too Deviant???
I am most insightful while running. I don’t know why, but my mind goes into overdrive. I’m pounding the pavement, singing along with Metallica and BOOM! Enlightenment. Maybe it’s because I can be alone with my thoughts. They don’t have to yell and scream to be heard because the competition is still at home, snugContinue reading “How Deviant Is Too Deviant???”
Hot Cars, Panty-Dropping Grins & A Giveaway
The trailer for “Nothing Ventured” is LIVE!!! Just so you all know, Liam Hemsworth has jumped straight to the top of my list. Prepare to swoon, ladies! And gentlemen, there’s a bit of eye candy for you as well… =) ENJOY! I know I have… Click here to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway to help meContinue reading “Hot Cars, Panty-Dropping Grins & A Giveaway”
Sexy Stilettos, Steamy Shower Scenes & Silicon Valley…For FREE!
***Unlikely Venture By Kristen Luciani*** Read It For ***FREE*** Until 9/27!!! Here’s the thing about keeping secrets… After devastating news threatens her livelihood, Jessica Latham swears off men…until she meets Silicon Valley rising star, James Callahan. But when a vindictive frenemy exposes Jessica’s scandalous secret, James is forced to choose – his company’s future orContinue reading “Sexy Stilettos, Steamy Shower Scenes & Silicon Valley…For FREE!”
Whistle While You Work…Or Run…Or Play Foosball
My workspace is pretty standard, very practical, but kind of boring if I’m being honest. Lots of desk space, tons of papers covering said space, cabinets, laptops, ever-present mug of coffee. I try to keep it organized but it’s not easy when ideas are constantly flowing out of my head and onto Post-Its. My nameContinue reading “Whistle While You Work…Or Run…Or Play Foosball”
“Nothing Ventured” Is Live! It’s Giveaway Time!
It’s LAUNCH day!!!!!! Let’s CELEBRATE!!!! How about a giveaway, in honor of our delicious hero, Chris Camden????? Here’s to Chris, the Adonis and certifiable charmer with more lines than a supermarket before a snowstorm. With a panty-melting smile, ridiculous body that oozes pheromones, and a hot car, he’ll have your knees weak within minutes. I promise.Continue reading ““Nothing Ventured” Is Live! It’s Giveaway Time!”
How Do You Know You’re Ready For Launch?
We all want a big-splash launch – no matter what the offering. Who wouldn’t want mountains of accolades and recognition for a job well done? In the period leading up to your big day, the best advice I can give consists of one very important word – plan. Planning is critical to a successful launch,Continue reading “How Do You Know You’re Ready For Launch?”