Creativity – A Leap of Faith

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

I bet you’ve heard of websites done in HTML or Flash.  But how about one made in YouTube?  Yes, YouTube, the video site. Words can’t do this clever company’s website justice – go ahead and take a look: http://booneoakley.com Brilliant, isn’t it? Now, imagine you’ve never seen this site before.  Your company’s web developer suggests […]

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5 Reasons to Talk About Your Business Ideas

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

Would-be entrepreneurs are often unsure whether they should talk about their business ideas.  On one hand, they’re rightfully concerned that word might spread to their competitors.  On the other hand, here are five reasons we think most entrepreneurs should share more with their family, friends, and advisors. 1.  It’s not the idea, it’s the execution. […]

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It's Your Battle

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

People often ask me how the recession is affecting us.  In my most sagely voice, I respond, “I don’t know”. We’re continually improving our product, our marketing, and the way we do business.  As a result, we’re continuing to do better, despite the trends in the overall economy.  We might come up with a new […]

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Read, Read, Read

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

The average Fortune 1000 executive reads 6.7 books per year. Some even says 9 books. Bill Gates once said he read 30 books during his vacation. When a total stranger asked Warren Buffett for a single piece of wisdom, his advice was “Read, Read, Read”. I think you get my point.

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It's Okay, Really

Posted by Siobhan Hitchmough

Starting a business can be difficult on its own, even when you actually know what you’re doing.  Even the most well-rounded entrepreneurs will have some limit to their skill set and these gaps often translate into the missing pieces small companies need to grow. Luckily there are many solutions out there available to the intrepid […]

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