7 Ways to Reinvent Your Business for a Post-Pandemic World

Like a global pandemic or recession, major economic disruptions are filled with lessons for business builders—some painful, others profitable. Karen Stahl, co-owner of Moake Park Group, shared some valuable lessons she learned during 2020 at The NIIC’s Innovation Leadership Showcase Breakfast in April 2021. Rethink the status quo. Moake Park is a commercial architecture firm […]

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Trauma Surgeon Forms Small Business on Quest for Innovative Patient Care, Seeks Pharmac...

Frustrated—The Problem Dr. Cuthbert Simpkins, MD, FACS, is an experienced trauma surgeon who has been in practice for 40 years.  He has successfully operated on patients with gunshot wounds to the heart and other vital organs. However, too many died later of septic shock due to infection. These patients died despite his use of state-of-the-art […]

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Busting 5 Startup Myths

Entrepreneurship thrives on mythology. We consume stories of misperceptions of Rockstar entrepreneurs, influential visionaries, and unbelievable success stories. Success stories sell. It’s true for dreamers, authors, and athletes. And it is justified for any Founder’s compelling vision and passion. Here are five most commonly held entrepreneurial myths. Myth 1:  Entrepreneurs only require a great idea. Reality: […]


Business Building—It’s the Way Forward.

If living through a pandemic has taught us anything, it’s flexibility, resiliency, vision, and finding silver linings. Wendy Kennedy, President and Founder, WKI, wendykennedy.com, calls these silver linings milestone moments. “We have to stay focused on the silver linings. We’ve been through tough times before. Focus on the true value you are delivering,” said Kennedy. […]

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Myth Busting: Now Is Not the Right Time to Start a New Business

News flash: there is never a perfect time to start a business. That perfect moment never comes. Why? Something is always going to be going on in life to postpone or delay starting your business. Life does not stop. Time does not stop. Many people have thought about starting their own business. You are likely […]

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REIMAGINE: Survive and Thrive During COVID-19

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