Finding funding is a constant challenge for most Startup Founders. PleaseNotes Founder Cheryl Sutherland shares her sensational startup stories along with how she uses creativity, clear vision and confidence to attract investors and customers. I learned about Cheryl and her startup journey when I … Read more about How to Use Creativity, Clear Vision and Confidence for Rapid Results
When I first listened to Lady Gaga’s song, Million Reasons, it reminded me of what many startup founders go through while building their businesses. After the bloom is off the rose. After the rush of the idea and the thrill of possibility turns into the daily grind. When a founder faces the … Read more about When Your Startup Gives You a Million Reasons to Walk Away
Do you have a service-based startup idea but are uncertain about taking that Big Leap from the Guaranteed Paycheck? A Mom to four boys and the primary breadwinner for her family, Marketing Advisory Network Founder Samantha Stone shares all the gritty details from her startup journey. A successful … Read more about Unleash Possible for Your Startup Idea
On Episode 2 of the Startup Life Show we go on an exciting entrepreneurial adventure with Matteo Forgione, President and Founder of Forgione Engineering. From his fascinating skateboard story and early days as a business owner, to solving nearly impossible problems and keeping a team motivated … Read more about Skateboarder + Engineer + Founder = Matteo Forgione!
Welcome to the first episode of the Startup Life Show! The Startup Life Show podcast is focused on the day-to-day life of a Founder – and I’m excited to bring you interviews with everyday founders, with experts who will add skillsets to your business toolkit, and my own occasional insights and … Read more about Startup Life is a Calling – EP1
"The most urgent work is the work of dancing with our fear, because the fear is the real reason the work isn't getting done." Seth Godin's quote spotlights a common challenge startup founders often face. It's easier to check off tasks on a To Do List than look at the real choke … Read more about The Huge Cost of Not Trying
Welcome to Episode 3 of Ask Ande Startup Solutions. Have you seen those meme’s that say: There is no Plan B! That’s crazy talk! Any business founder will tell you that their initial idea (Plan A!) morphed and pivoted into what they actually launched, sold and scaled. Why is … Read more about Why Most Plan A’s are Proven Wrong
There is one essential startup strategy I believe is the foundation of every successful business – and it’s the Brand Promise. Before you choose a name for the business... before logos and graphics... before you build a website or design the details of your product and service offerings... you … Read more about Why Your Startup Needs a Compelling Brand Promise