Friday 5 for the Week of August 31st, 2015


Business Mentoring: From Raising Money to Bootstrapping

With: Fran Tarkenton and TJ Muehleman

Raising money for your business can become a full-time job. Just ask TJ Muehleman, the co-founder of Standard Code and We&Co. Along with his co-founder, TJ started his first business… Watch session

When It Comes to Customer Service, Be a Leader

By: Shep Hyken

I’ve seen pilots engage with passengers before, but Gerald Higginbotham takes it to a whole new level. I encountered Gerald as I was boarding a very early morning flight to Dallas… 3 minute read

6 Important Lessons for Every Entrepreneur

By: Ted Jenkin

Most people daydream about the idea of running their own business. The freedom to have no boss, set your work hours, and control your own financial destiny. However, running your… 2 minute read

Insights from a Memory of My Father

By: Fran Tarkenton

Earlier this week, I received a letter that stirred my soul. It was a message from a man I had never met, but he shared the story of how he met my father, and how that meeting affected… 3 minute read

Why You Need an Inspiring Story

By: Edwin Bevens

No matter what business you’re in, you also have to be able to tell a story. No, that doesn’t mean you have to make up “Once upon a time…” tales or spooky ghost stories by a campfire… 5 minute read


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