I first met Jason Mortensen on August 31 as his professor–a week and a half after the surgery that thrust him into the public relations limelight. He had missed the August 24 first ...Continue Reading → Share
In the weekend Entrepreneurship class I teach for a local university, I see dozens of aspiring business owners with tons of great ideas for starting a business. In my role as a Entrepreneur Consultant, my company sees the few that ever get from “idea” to “plan” to “execution.” Out of dozens of successful clients, four having reached the Inc.500 so far, I find a common theme. Successful startups learn 1) leadership skills and 2) ...Continue Reading → Share
Working with entrepreneurs and startups over the years, I find that investors consistently look for top talent on the management team prior to throwing their dollars behind a new company. An “A-Team” is vital to the success of any good company. So, today I just wanted you to know that two top shelf executives are on the market and ready to round out the A-team for the right company. I’ve known these guys for years and recommend them highly.
Bryan ...Continue Reading → Share
Women Tech Council in Utah just named it’s “Women Tech Awards” winners. Congratulations to all of the finalists and recipients. This organization has grown immensely since Cyd Tetro and friends launched in in 2007.
The 2013 award recipients are:
The Academic Excellence Award was presented by Catherine Parrish Lake, Partner in the Technology and Intellectual Property group at Stoel Rives, to Dayna ...Continue Reading → Share
Fire Avert by Active Fire Prevention was recently featured on CBS affiliate KUTV2. The news story highlighted Fire Avert’s support of local Salt Lake City resident Virginia Cannon who recently suffered a stove fire after leaving food cooking on an unattended stove.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), stove fires start about every 3.5 minutes across the United States.
Virginia Cannon had just put some butter in a pan before being sidetracked talking with friends, becoming another unfortunate statistic ...Continue Reading → Share
Throughout time, a number of individuals have set the precedent for what we know today as modern entrepreneurship. Below are four famous entrepreneurs who have applied various principles that we can learn from today as entrepreneurs.
A prime example of diligence, Bill Gates went from receiving a failing grade on his idea for Microsoft in school to a technology mogul. Not only does his diligence make ...
Social Media has long been thought the tool of the young. Some Social Media communities, apps, and sites still are and the number of growing. But, Believe It or Not, it may be way more mainstream than you think. While oBizMedia reports 75% of 7th-12th graders have at least one social media profile, Pew Research reports 72% of online U.S. adults (all ages) use social networks.
So, if yours is company targeting an older demographic, you can no longer afford to ...Continue Reading → Share