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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FOCUS!!!! And Then Drink To Your Success
I came across a quote from Lori Greiner the other day and it is flipping brilliant. For those of you who don’t know who she is, if you’re an entrepreneur, Google her. Like, right NOW. She’s the reigning “Queen of QVC” and one of the stars of NBC’s “Shark Tank” – the one they referContinue reading “FOCUS!!!! And Then Drink To Your Success”
Do You Fail Well?
Happy Friday everyone! Here’s a question to all you self-proclaimed entrepreneurs out there – How long does it take you to get back on the proverbial horse once you’ve been bucked?? Check out this great little clip from Barbara Corcoran on the secret to handling rejection. It’s not about how many times you fall, it’sContinue reading “Do You Fail Well?”
Women Make Better CEOs…Just Ask Mr. Wonderful
Women make better CEOs. At least they do to Kevin O’Leary, the shrewd and calculating entrepreneur of ABC’s Shark Tank. But this isn’t conjecture; he’s got numbers to prove it. According to Mr. Wonderful, female-run companies offer him greater returns on his investments and quicker exits. “If I want high returns with low volatility, that equals a woman.” You heard itContinue reading “Women Make Better CEOs…Just Ask Mr. Wonderful”
Who Doesn’t Love SWAG???
I’m a big “Shark Tank” fan. Love the way they refer to themselves as a venture capital firm on steroids. Well, maybe only Mr. Wonderful made that reference…in one episode. But it stuck with me…because it’s kind of true. =) I love ALL the sharks. I think they each bring their own unique elements toContinue reading “Who Doesn’t Love SWAG???”
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’”
Everything Changes, For Better or Worse
I actually posted this awhile back but I caught an episode of Shark Tank and I had to find it to reblog. They say change is good. Perhaps it is, in the long run. But in the short-term, it is just plain scary, primarily because it forces us into the unknown. Always daunting. Change can be exciting butContinue reading “Everything Changes, For Better or Worse”