Friday 5 for the Week of May 5, 2014


Here’s what’s been all the rage this week on

[Video] Startup Resources

Starting a new business requires a wide range of knowledge and resources to help push through all the requirements—as well as the unforeseen obstacles that can get in your way. Scott Hedeen’s experience at the Burnt Hickory Brewery was no different… Watch the Video

DECA: Educating Future Entrepreneurs

We were on hand at the Georgia Dome with 16,000 students as CEO Fran Tarkenton was given the DECA 2014 Entrepreneurial Spirit Award—can you imagine how wonderful it was to see 16,000 kids getting excited about entrepreneurship? It was stunning… Read more

[Video] Business Planning: What is an Executive Summary?

In short, the executive summary is the one part of your business plan that investors will actually want to see. When you meet an investor they will ask you to send them the executive summary. Write this section well, and it will set the tone for the rest of the plan… Read more

4 Ways to Create Brand Fanatics

You are always looking for ways to get new customers. But new customers are not the only possible solution. You can—and should—look at ways to get your existing customers to come back more often to buy more. Increasing customer loyalty is a great strategy. Here are 4 ways to turn one-time customers into raving brand fanatics… Read more

Business Mentoring Series: Give and Take with Adam Grant

Adam Grant is the youngest-tenured and highest rated professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His pioneering research has led him to some pretty amazing conclusions.Join us throughout May as Adam Grant and Fran Tarkenton explain how success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others… Learn more


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