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How Attending triOS Changed Everything

I attended triOS back in the late 90s. At the time I was the youngest person ever to attend. Private colleges were expensive, and it was difficult to obtain financing. Students my age could easily obtain financing for college or university, but few could afford private college. I knew the value of industry certifications and […]

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How Do I Become An Entrepreneur With No Money?

Aspiring entrepreneurs constantly ask the question: How do I become an entrepreneur with no money? The truth is, every self-made entrepreneur has started their journey by successfully answering this very question. Most aspiring entrepreneurs are either following a dream, trying to break out of the 9-5 job world, or want the opportunity to earn what […]

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How To Invest In Shipping Containers

Entrepreneurs are constantly looking for new business opportunities, especially those that don’t involve franchising. Shipping containers are metal boxes that range in size from 20′ to 40′ long. If they are still being used to transport goods, they are CW (cargo worthy) and are WWT (wind and water tight). Profitable shipping container business opportunities do […]

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So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur?

Only 10% of working Americans are entrepreneurs. It’s a surprisingly small number considering the amount of money self-help gurus make selling the myth of entrepreneurial elitism. There is an ideology popular among business gurus that proclaims everyone who doesn’t work for themselves is a wage slave in need of entrepreneurial redemption. Many claim entrepreneurs are the “American Dream”, and unless you are self-made […]

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The Making Of An Entrepreneur

Cait lived on a hundred-acre farm with her two kids and husband back in 2011. Like many people with small kids, she began searching for something to do to other than changing diapers and listening to children’s songs. She started a small “Craigslist” business selling custom tutus. As an artist who went to college for […]

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The Urban Agriculture Startup

As consumers grow tired of contamination risk, and their tastes broaden to include fresher produce, the opportunity exists for startups to disrupt their local food supply chain. The age-old job of the farmer has been replaced by a new wave of local small footprint farmers. These farmers are able to grow and deliver to market high-quality food […]

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Are You An Idea Guy?

Some people have more ideas than they know what to do with. While this sounds great on the surface, having too many ideas can be something that inhibits success. The “idea guy” is someone who is on the never ending treadmill of being unable to transform ideas into successful actions. As entrepreneurs, “idea guys” can be frustrating to work with. Most entrepreneurs have ideas, […]

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The Cult Of Entrepreneur

I read a book a early in my career that really upset me. This wasn’t your typical self-help Tony Robbins style book. It hit on some wacky beliefs that I discovered a sub-section of entrepreneurs share. There is a culture of extreme pressure that exists if you are an entrepreneur. After all — you only “eat what you […]