04.15.17

Lessons From Entrepreneurs “When Selling Out Isn’t a Bad Thing.”

Philo T. Farnsworth, the Fort Wayne inventor of the what we now know as the television, faced the balancing act that many entrepreneurs find themselves negotiating as they become successful. At what point do you sacrifice your dream for the sake of profit? At what point does it become “selling out?” Farnsworth was a consummate […]

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04.05.17

5 Ways To Network Your Way To Success

Does the mere thought of networking make you run in the other direction? Many small business owners are averse to networking for various reasons. For some, it’s largely in part because they’ve had a poor experience at an event. No one wants to feel like they are bombarded with sales pitches or feel like they’re […]

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04.05.17

5 ways to network your way to success

Does the mere thought of networking make you run in the other direction? Many small business owners are averse to networking for various reasons. For some, it’s largely in part because they’ve had a poor experience at an event. No one wants to feel like they are bombarded with sales pitches or feel like they’re […]

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03.30.17

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the ‘Sharing’ Economy

The ‘sharing economy’ today is robust and ever expanding. Just look at recent brick & mortar closures at The Limited, Bebe, Family Christian Bookstores and other traditional retailers. Contrast this bleakness for the dynamic online marketplaces transacting business everyday. For example, Uber is now a household name transforming a key mode of transportation. Airbnb – […]

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03.22.17

Thank You For Your Service: A Case for Veterans

Good help is hard to find these days. We experienced this first hand when The NIIC recently posted part-time concierge positions. The good news: Over 350 individuals applied for the positions. The bad news: Most were not qualified, didn’t return emails or phone calls for further information and interviews. Finding ‘right fit talent’ is like […]

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