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Any entrepreneur who has sat opposite a venture capitalist in a pitch meeting has probably entertained the fantasy of switching roles, and seeing the VC squirm.  Nataly Kogan, CEO of the online community Workitmom, has done just that by choice, and given up her fast-track VC career in New York City for the daily highs […]

Marilyn Scott-Waters has been an artist all her life, but found that her corporate role as Art Director at Nike was pinching her soul. So she ventured into the world of freelance, and as part of her business built a gigantic following with her whimsical paper toy site thetoymaker.com. On today’s radio show, hear her […]

There is a lot of debate in entrepreneurial circles about whether the best way to learn about starting a business is by just doing it, or by going to school and getting a degree. My guest on today’s radio show, Peter Burns, has a very interesting perspective on this topic, as he has both been […]

When Dan Wulfman and his wife Sheri Ballard met on a bus in rural Spain during respective career escapes in 1989, little did they know that their love of travel would eventually lead them to ditch their corporate lives behind and build a business helping families have fun and easy adventures on the road. Married […]

As a very appropriate follow up to my global education rant yesterday, I will be having a conversation today with Louis Barajas, financial expert, entrepreneur and author of a few books, the most recent being Small Business Big Life:  Five Steps to Creating a Great Life with Your Own Small Business. Louis’ roots are in […]

Thanks to my buddy Ramit, (with an earlier nudge from Kare) I was formally introduced to the teen entrepreneur sensation from San Francisco  Ben Casnocha, author of the recently published book My Startup Life:  What a (very) young CEO learned on his journey through Silicon Valley.  (Perhaps my favorite comment from a reader of  Ramit’s […]

Thanks to my buddy Ramit, (with an earlier nudge from Kare) I was formally introduced to the teen entrepreneur sensation from San Francisco  Ben Casnocha, author of the recently published book My Startup Life:  What a (very) young CEO learned on his journey through Silicon Valley.  (Perhaps my favorite comment from a reader of  Ramit’s […]

I have been wanting to have a “public” conversation about  Pat Cadam’s business for close to a decade.  And now I finally get to on my radio show today. Pat runs a shop called Pat’s Garage in San Francisco.  He services Hondas, Acuras, Subarus and Hybrids.  Any semblance of a traditional garage stops there. His […]

Those of you who have hung around this blog for awhile know that I have been in the process of working on a book for quite some time.  I have since discovered that for me, to loosely paraphrase Hilary Clinton, “it takes a village to write a book.” I suspect that I am not alone […]

You will run into some people in your life that make you proud to represent your profession.  Andrea Lee is one of those people for me — she is an insightful, smart, productive, collaborative and incredibly fun coaching maverick that has helped shape a much-needed new direction for the profession.  And to top it off, […]