An experienced coach has seen your movie before.

Berkonomics

Business coaches come in all sizes and shapes. Entrepreneurs will have a relative willing to devote time, a school friend with business experience, professionals who charge for the service, investors with a reason to promote your success and more. Photo courtesy IBM Business Coaching.

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Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching

SoCal Tech Calendar

Sunday, April 29, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts. Attend one or both of the coaching days and perform your 60-second pitch in front of Teach Coast Angels investors, receiving valuable feedback and coaching on how to enhance and perfect your pitch.

Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, April 28, 2018 -- Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts. Attend one or both of the coaching days and perform your 60-second pitch in front of Teach Coast Angels investors, receiving valuable feedback and coaching on how to enhance and perfect your pitch.

The Power of Dreams: Making a Difference as a Detroit Entrepreneur

Xconomy

Those born and raised in Detroit are used to defying expectations, but making your dreams a reality is never an easy task. It involves overcoming both personal and professional hardships, which is why I named my business Make Your Dreams Come True (MYDCT).

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Successful Entrepreneur Panel

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, October 26, 2017 -- Successful Entrepreneur Panel. Join TCVN for our October event featuring a panel of 4 successful entrepreneurs. Panel includes: Tara Hannaford, Founder of GoTYM Inc and Vice President of Sales at Casamigos Tequila; Scott Fox, Startup Advisor/Executive, Serial Entrepreneur, CEO, Author, Angel Investor; Jeff Greenberg, Technology Executive, Entrepreneur, Startup Coach, Professor, Author; and Mark Lam, Founder and CEO at Pristine Group/Law Firm.

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Entrepreneurs do not easily retire.

Berkonomics

Next week, we begin again with new insights from startup through liquidity event, including guest postings by some of the nation’s best known angel investors and entrepreneurs. I followed many of these stated retirees, and very few if any retiring entrepreneurs stay that way for long.

What Makes an Entrepreneur? Four Letters: JFDI

Both Sides of the Table

In case it’s not obvious it’s a play on the Nike slogan, “Just Do It.&# ) I believe that being successful as an entrepreneur requires you to get lots of things done. Good entrepreneurs can admit when their course of action was wrong and learn from it.

17hats Finds $4M To Build Tools For Solo Entrepreneurs

socalTECH

Pasadena-based 17hats , a startup that develops business management software aimed specifically at solo entrepreneurs (solopreneurs), has raised $4M in a Series A funding. The company is targeting such solopreneurs as photographers, developers, interior designers, business coaches, event planners, bookkeepers, consultants and others. 17hats solo entrepreneur solopreneur venture capital software saas cloud

Entrepreneurs: Are You an Olympic Athlete or a Spectator?

InfoChachkie

Often entrepreneurs are running their playbook for the first time. Entrepreneurs who can figure out how to solve a problem, even when they don’t have the muscle memory, will succeed. Olympic athletes are very familiar with the high standards set by coaches and judges.

This Entrepreneur Fought America’s Toughest VCs… And Won

InfoChachkie

Adeo Ressi is a serial entrepreneur turned investor and entrepreneur advocate. Adeo Co-Founded the entrepreneur-friendly website The Funded and he is the Founder and CEO of The Founder Institute , whose goal is to create and foster local startup ecosystems across the globe.

How To Apply For A Free CEOFlow Coaching Session (Five Available)

CEO Flow

I have a great opportunity for both you and the person that refers them to me…keep reading… CEOFlow is my coaching program for CEOs. Plus, I just enjoy working with women entrepreneurs! I’m offering a f^ree CEOFlow coaching session to five CEOs (each is a $375 value).

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The Benefits of Top-Down Thinking & Why it is Critical to Entrepreneurs

Both Sides of the Table

It was difficult to make the transition to a “top down&# thinker but as a senior executive – and as an entrepreneur – you’re far less effective without this skill in your arsenal. He coached me that I had to start with the answers.

Grading Entrepreneurs: Here’s my checklist…

Jason Nazar

The following checklist is my comprehensive criteria for how to grade entrepreneurs. I, like many entrepreneurs, never followed directions that well. Stay attached to the problem they are trying to solve, but be flexible in the solutions to solve it ( watch : The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma ). Balance “Coaching and Cheerleading” vs. “Doing and Directing” (via Bob Walters ). That is the only standard by which entrepreneurs are eventually judged.

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The most satisfying life journey is never about the money.

Berkonomics

Looking back over an entrepreneur’s journey. As I look back over more than fifty years as an entrepreneur, I can think of the financial focus of my three entrepreneurial businesses as a prime driver in my life during the early stage of each. Allow me to reminisce.

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Do you think you are flexible and coachable?

Berkonomics

As an early stage investor, the first test for me is whether “my” entrepreneur is flexible in both the plan and execution of his or her vision (since from experience almost everything about a business plan changes over time), and whether s/he, no matter what age or experience, is coachable.

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The Valuable Unsung Heroes of Startups

Both Sides of the Table

But a couple of people replied with responses of such lack of comprehension that I thought it was worth expanding on for first-time entrepreneurs. Successful entrepreneurs achieve much through their personal leadership traits that inspire others to do great things with them – sure.

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Entrepreneurshit. The Blog Post on What It’s Really Like.

Both Sides of the Table

It’s what life was like as an entrepreneur. But this is nothing like the stress of being an entrepreneur. What’s it really like being an entrepreneur? There is a difference between a Conference Ho and a successful entrepreneur. You’re an entrepreneur.

Unlike You, Mark Zuckerberg And Bill Gates Can Go Both Ways

InfoChachkie

Just as Karch is a rarity, so are entrepreneurs who are equally facile at startups and Big Dumb Companies (BDCs). Such entrepreneurs are comfortable simultaneously playing a variety of roles, just as beach volleyball players are capable of serving, setting, blocking and spiking.

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Accelerators: a recent and positive trend

Berkonomics

Often I see executive summaries from entrepreneurs who have never managed any form of business, or even managed employees in their past life, and who don’t know the first thing about business formation and managing for growth.

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Solving Problems in the Google, Facebook, Twitter Era

Eric Greenspan

I coached them through it over email and then fixed how the site operates to eliminate the issue for others. Ferocious entrepreneur. Entrepreneuring Tech Not a day goes by without me giving it my all. I do everything with the intention of perfection.

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Five Startup Tips From Bill Gates

InfoChachkie

Mark noted that even if an entrepreneur does not become a master developer, by simply understanding the software development process, they will be a more effective startup leader. Entrepreneur Iconic AdviceNote: This is an installment in the Iconic Advice series.

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How To Maximize Your Value At A Startup: Your Greatest Ability Is Often Your Availability

InfoChachkie

His willingness to add value wherever his coach needed him most, not only helped his teams win three consecutive World Championships, but it also allowed Bert to extend his career by making himself Indispensible. Entrepreneurs and startup teams work more hours than nearly any other profession.

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Money is not the only measure of success.

Berkonomics

I am sure you heard of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs that motivate our behavior, in which Abraham Maslow laid out a human’s needs – from the physiological, to safety, then love and belonging, on to esteem and finally self-actualization. A little too esoteric for you? Let’s make it more personal.

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Will tech kill your job?

Berkonomics

And the prime motivators of this massive destruction are the same class of entrepreneurs and innovators that have done it before. Close. Stop me if you’ve heard this story before. “My

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Steve Blank Discusses: The Ideal Venture Capitalist

InfoChachkie

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Blank, author of Four Steps To The Epiphany , Stanford Professor and noted entrepreneur. The subject discussed in the video below is Steve’s belief that Venture Capitalists should begin their careers as operational entrepreneurs.

Where is the best source of early stage investment?

Berkonomics

Email readers, continue here…] My very first investment as a professional angel was in a small startup where the entrepreneur’s vision fueled my imagination in the audio market niche where I had run a business in an earlier life.

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Blackstone Expands Student Entrepreneurship Program To SoCal

socalTECH

grant, to be given to a partnership including UCLA, UC Irvine, USC, and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), to connect university students with a network of venture coaches.

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Should You Bother Targeting the Tech Blogs for Your PR Campaigns?

Both Sides of the Table

After that a meme developed amongst many startups (and the advisors that coached them) that, “TechCrunch didn’t matter. I mostly like to have coverage in the tech press where most of my customers (entrepreneurs) and business partners (other VCs) are. Entrepreneur Advice

Turn the tables: What’s an angel look like?

Berkonomics

Angel investors, particularly those in organized angel groups, are typically former entrepreneurs who have had successful liquidity events in their pasts, or executives of companies who’ve retired with the funds from their stock options.

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Does your business need money? Read this!

Berkonomics

However, most often, these funds are solicited by a well-meaning entrepreneur from investors who are not qualified as accredited investors under the law (currently requiring a proved income of $200,000 a year or $1 million in net worth for an individual investor).

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10 Examples of Companies With Fantastic Cultures

Tech Coast Venture Network

Managers take on the role of a coach, more than anything, letting employees set goals and determine how they should be assessed. Entrepreneur and Marketer, VP of Marketing at When I Work – Click here for original article. Article Entrepreneur MagazineHaving great company culture is no longer just an option. Today’s workers consider it as much as they consider salary and benefits.

Solving Problems in the Google, Facebook, Twitter Era

Eric Greenspan

I coached them through it over email and then fixed how the site operates to eliminate the issue for others. Entrepreneuring Tech Not a day goes by without me giving it my all. I do everything with the intention of perfection. I never achieve it and I never will, but I try. I hustle.

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Solving Problems in the Google, Facebook, Twitter Era

Eric Greenspan

I coached them through it over email and then fixed how the site operates to eliminate the issue for others. Entrepreneuring Tech Not a day goes by without me giving it my all. I do everything with the intention of perfection. I never achieve it and I never will, but I try. I hustle.

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Every Dollar Spent At A Startup Should Yield A Return

InfoChachkie

Richard White, author of The Entrepreneur’s Manual , surveyed a number of venture capitalists, asking them to identify the characteristics of successful, serial entrepreneurs. For many years after Microsoft became highly successful, its executives (yes, including Mr. Gates) flew coach.

Interview: Seth Epstein of SocialStay

InfoChachkie

Do you have any advice for emerging entrepreneurs regarding how they can be frugal without compromising their company’s value prop? Bootstrapping requires that the entrepreneur go out and talk to their users or clients. Entrepreneur Interview The Fringe

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