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Is it time to remove your rose tinted glasses? Are personal biases holding your business back?

March 5, 2012 by


Personal biases and history shape the way we view the world and shape our decision making abilities. How we approach and frame situations largely determines what type of interaction and outcome we can expect. If we go into a negotiations aggressively and looking for conflict – we are no doubt going to be met by a […]

Partnering Up – Look before you leap!

September 22, 2011 by


When you are starting out you can often get swept up in all the excitement – there is so much to do, so little time and just yourself to achieve everything. You love you idea and want it to succeed -you are an entrepreneur in heat, with mountains to move. Ah ha – You’ve got […]

Target, Offer and Repeat

August 8, 2011 by


The definition of insanity:” doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Albert Einstein As much as we hope that we always maintain objectivity in our business, this is another classic mindset I have run into during my experiences working with turnaround companies. When I speak to these entrepreneurs their primary […]

Learning Valuable Lessons From Networking & Staying Happy

July 6, 2011 by


Ham here, Working at a startup can be a lonely life for a dog, long hours, dimly lit rooms, and daily contact with only a few other dogs.  It’s your personal job to remain upbeat, learn, and get out of the house to meet other dogs. You ask why? Meeting other entrepreneurs is not only […]

Two Dogs and a Startup is expanding….Our guide to dividing equity up between founders

July 5, 2011 by


Sure sign of growth is when you double your company’s headcount in a month…right?   This week two dogs and a startup officially became four dogs and a startup when we added two more talented founders to our team. This exciting news also came with a deceivingly hard set of questions relating to how to […]