Work-Life Balance vs. Work-Life Integration

Most entrepreneurs and founders know – and strive – for work-life balance; that middle ground between keeping productivity up at the office and maintaining a healthy environment at home. But this idea implies that work is separate from life, and that a unique portion of time is devoted to each. But what if you could integrate life into work, […]

Kickstarter Tips and Tricks for Startups

Starting a new project can be very stressful for a startup. Investors typically want to see a product, or series of products before jumping on board to help the business grow. Part of the early stages of a startup involves finding the funds you need to get those initial projects off the ground. Not everyone […]

Three Common Mistakes Made By (Most) Startups

Launching a new product or idea can be exciting, and undoubtedly most entrepreneurs have done at least some research into what works, and what doesn’t in their given industry. Unfortunately, being excited about a new business can make it easy to lose focus on some of the most important aspects of success. Unfortunately, when entrepreneurs […]

Strongest. Referral. EVER

I was reading this article “The 6 People You Need In Your Corner” by Jessica Hagy (@jessicahagy) a Forbes contributor. The six types are: 1) The Instigator; 2) The Cheerleader; 3) The Doubter; 4) The Taskmaster; 5) The Connector; 6) The Mentor. The one that I appreciate most is The Cheerleader. This person happens to […]

Building Your Startup with a Mom Squad

At Thinkspace on October 18th I met Edward Hechter, former executive who helped take a company public as the COO. One of his biggest challenges was going from a super low point of having only enough cash flow for six days but had a workforce of 300 employees — of which he had to […]

Five Ways to be More Productive in Five Minutes

Maintaining focus and keeping productivity levels up day after day is a constant struggle for almost anyone facing a pile of tasks ahead of them. It’s in our nature to seek out an easier way to get something done, and it’s that very nature that would appear to work against us when the best plan […]

Think You're a Risk Taker?

I like the thrill and rush of doing things but this one is way outside my comfort zone. My friend Nicole Donnelly shared this on her FB page, but, I thought it was worthy of posting over here as it’s CRAZY. Watch the video at the end of this blog post… even though you know […]

How To Keep Your Startup Healthy

It’s no big surprise that there is a correlation between health and productivity at work. In a startup, every individual is typically vital to the organization as a whole. The ability for any one person to perform at the top of their game each day could make the difference the company needs to get ahead […]

Q&A With Thinkspace Startup: Appuri

There are so many innovative, amazing startups here at thinkspace. This week I had the chance to meet and chat with Damon Danieli of Appuri, one of the residents of thinkspace, to learn a little more about what they’re up to. What is Appuri, and what do you do? Appuri is a stealth startup. We […]

Entrepreneur Organization's Mentor+ Program

Companies looking to grow revenues to over $1,000,000 should consider attending this event. The Entrepreneur Organization‘s Mentor+ Program is to teach you the concepts needed to maximize your business value. Most entrepreneurs find themselves trapped working in the business rather than working on the business. We teach you how to avoid common pitfalls and accelerate your […]