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Why journalists make such great entrepreneurs

Journalists Make Better Entrepreneurs Than MBA’s

I’m a journalist. I’m also an entrepreneur. Not saying I’m good at either here, just stating facts. While everyone looks to business school graduates to grow great companies, it’s journalists who actually go to school to learn the skills necessary to be successful entrepreneurs. Kara Swisher recently said, “Journalists need to start being entrepreneurial like everyone [...]

Breath of The Hunter

You know it when you smell it; the breath of the hunter. Startup CEO’s get it from time to time, and it’s an odor that’s difficult to be near. From a public relations standpoint, breath of the hunter can be a deal breaker. When you’re dealing with the public it’s imperative that you be as [...]

Why Startups Need To Own Their Swag

Each year nearly 500,000 new businesses are started in the U.S. Perhaps one of them is yours. While it’s tempting to think of business as a stodgy and formal affair, nothing could be further from the truth. Entrepreneurship is about solving problems. At the end of the day it’s not about companies, products or features. It [...]