06.27.16

Three Practical Lessons From Running a Lemonade Stand

By: Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Kids don’t take life too seriously, and they also know how to quickly bounce back from adversity. If you’ve ever seen a lemonade stand enterprise, then you know exactly what I mean. Sometimes the kid behind the stand knows more about how to succeed […]

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06.23.16

4 Ways to Foster a Culture of Entrepreneurship At Your Company

by Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center We live in challenging and uncertain times. When I was first out of college and joined the General Electric Company now called “GE”, it was regularly shared that, “Loyalty is 24 hours deep, and on Friday we are even.” That’s why the younger generation […]

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06.22.16

5 Telltale Signs of Entrepreneurial Burnout (and What To Do About It)

By: Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Entrepreneurs are a special breed of people. They tend to be intense and do everything to the fullest extent possible. Work hard and play hard, right? While this motto can contribute to their success, oftentimes it can work against them. Yes, I am referring […]

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06.03.16

3 Unconventional Keys to Business Success

By: Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center If you want to improve your company, where might you begin? It turns out sometimes the keys to success are not always conventional. Here are a few you might not have previously considered: Encourage and nurture intellectual curiosity — yours and others. Are you fostering […]

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06.01.16

Starting a Business: Fantasy vs. Reality

By: Michael Fritsch, Entrepreneur in Residence, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center When one starts thinking about what it takes to start a business, the initial thought that comes to mind is that it would be simple to do so. It’s an easy straight line from beginning to end. Right? You start with an idea, get some […]

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