Idaho High School Entrepreneurial Challenge

There are three distinct phases in the history of entrepreneurship in the American economy. The Ridicule. This was when entrepreneurs or people who gave up the stability of plush 9 to 5 jobs were looked upon as “capricious”, whimsical or bat crazy. I know – I am a product of that era. Then came The Surge. Entrepreneurs were emboldened by the success stories of people…

Innovate! & Celebrate

It is rare that one gets an opportunity to be part of a movement and an event that is so kindred, so in alignment with passion and purpose. Those who know me and have been following my content for a while are well aware of the fact that startups hold a special place in my heart. I’m a Fledge mentor. Whenever possible, I independently contribute time…

What do you think of when you hear mention of business “assets”? Probably what most people think off—that is actual physical items, such as equipment and real estate; tangible items. But intangible assets are assets that can include copyrights or trademarks, brand identity/loyalty, reputation, social media following, database lists, etc. and these also play an important role in the valuation and sale of a business….

I have always been very vocal about the impact of mentors in my life. In fact I am an evangelist where seeking coaching from incredible people to produce amazing results is concerned. Of all the things in life that are transient, this obsession of mine doesn’t abate. And recently I had the pleasure of spending time with a visionary and an iconoclast, who just happens…

There is an age old saying “When the student is ready, the teacher appears!” Given my penchant for business and entrepreneurship, I have molded this adage into its 21st century avatar. “When the mentee is ready, the mentor appears” I always tell all my friends that had I met the generous, experienced mentors I did later in my life just a touch earlier – there…