Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

How being on the road is very good for me

For three out of the past four years I’ve taken a break from the cold of the Northeast and, (with my wife), driven South (and also at other times West) to warmer climes. The trips have lasted anywhere from just … Continue reading

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Direct-to-Consumer marketing is not as easy as it might seem

I’ve been involved with DTC for a large part of my career.   I met and did some business with Lillian Vernon a good number of years ago, and if you don’t know her or her company you might find that … Continue reading

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Assembling relationships – One of my favorite hobbies

When strategy and development are critical aspects of your professional life, the people you know, meet, and work with are your most valued assets. I won’t say that it’s who you know more than what you know. Both are important … Continue reading

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The best investing opportunities are all about Deal Flow

One of the things I enjoy most about my daily professional activities is finding the right opportunities to help companies and individuals with their success. The term that I hear most often thrown around is ‘deal flow’. Whenever I meet … Continue reading

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Inventors are not necessarily entrepreneurs

I admit I am always on the lookout for a good idea that might have the potential to be a growing and successful business. This week just outside of Pittsburgh, I attended the INPEX (Invention and New Product Exposition). INPEX … Continue reading

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Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg among the best CEO ‘s in the U.S. today?

A few years ago it would have been unthinkable to consider twenty-something and millennial Mark Zuckerberg in the same vein as Jack Welch. But there I just did it and I think it’s worth consideration. Jack Welch was a terrific … Continue reading

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For entrepreneurs it’s not the money, it’s the M-O-N-E-Y

When I began working back in the 1980’s I worked at a major NYC bank in the marketing department as a marketing associate alongside a number (more than 10) of very smart women (there were one or two men but … Continue reading

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