I just finished reading a blog post about how to come up with an idea for your next business. The article was about one thousand words long when it could have just been one sentence. What little I know about how to come up with a business idea I learned from my experience as an… Continue reading Entrepreneurs Solve Problems They See
I always see lots of “serious” articles about how to select a name for your new business. And I laugh because, while picking a good name for your business is important, I don’t think it’s that hard. You don’t only have to think about naming your business, but it is also important to consider how… Continue reading 3 Tips To Select a Name For Your New Business
Disappointment is a part of life. This may be a biased comment, but disappointment feels more acute for people like entrepreneurs, who risk everything to make their dreams a reality. Entrepreneurs quit their jobs, sacrifice relationships with friends and family, cash out their 401ks and run head-first into the unknown; that place in the universe… Continue reading How I Managed The Disappointment Of Not Getting On Shark Tank
I’m blessed to be able to wake up every day and chase my dream of making my startup, WeMontage, a household name. As is often the case, the path to realization of this dream has been circuitous, to say the least, and it has taken a toll on family relationships. Birth and Death After raising… Continue reading Is There Life After Death (Of a Startup)?
Starting Up Then Running Out of Cash It’s cliché to say being an entrepreneur is hard. Duh! I was fortunate enough to launch my company, WeMontage, after completing a tech accelerator in Wisconsin called gener8tor. And I was even luckier to raise investment capital, which gave me twelve months to try to get to product/market… Continue reading How I Became an Accidental Stay at Home Dad-Er-Entrepreneur
People are amazed I was able to get my “little tech startup, WeMontage, made in the Fox Valley of Wisconsin, featured on the TODAY Show, and most recently on NPR, and they ask, “How did you do that?” Conventional wisdom says a blog post needs to be titled “3 steps to…blah, blah, blah” in… Continue reading Luck and Hustle Matter