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What was your biggest business blunder?

This post is syndicated from Chicago Business - Blogs - On Entrepreneurs.
Everyone makes mistakes, right? Even entrepreneurs -- though most are loath to talk about it. In the Small Business section of this week’s Crain’s, four local entrepreneurs open up and shed light on the biggest business blunders they've ever made, what they learned from their mistakes,...
What was your biggest business blunder?

Green Scene: New event space puts sustainability front and center

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By Judith Nemes A new green event space just opened its doors, seeking to cater to companies that want to hold eco-friendly gatherings this holiday season and beyond.The West Loop Studio event and meeting space on Elizabeth Street shuttered its 10-year-old loft and moved this month into bigger digs...
Green Scene: New event space puts sustainability front and center

TEACH, CONSULT, INNOVATE, SLEEP, AND REPEAT.

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Tom Kuczmarski spends every waking moment of his life making sure that tomorrow is far more interesting than today. He's been a teacher at the Kellogg School of Management for three decades, a seasoned consultant, and an innovator's innovator. He also knows that things don't always...
TEACH, CONSULT, INNOVATE, SLEEP, AND REPEAT.

Domenic Rinaldi: Signs that banks are getting back into biz-for-sale lending game

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By Domenic Rinaldi I was recently preparing for a speech to the Arlington Heights Economic Council regarding the current business-for-sale marketplace. I knew that one of the trends I would be discussing is recent bank activity for business-acquisition loans. However, as I dug into the stats, even...
Domenic Rinaldi: Signs that banks are getting back into biz-for-sale lending game

Steve Sipress: ‘Discount marketing’ done right

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By Steve Sipress In last week’s post, I told the story of one local small-business owner who had been frustrated by his poor attempts to build his business with a strategy of attracting new customers at a discount.I've received a lot of feedback and questions about how to execute such a...
Steve Sipress: ‘Discount marketing’ done right

VIDEO: Inspiring stuff. Related SvN posts: The first…

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Inspiring stuff. Related SvN posts: The first step is to start and Four tips for learning how to program ...
VIDEO: Inspiring stuff. Related SvN posts: The first…

QUOTE: Designing a product is keeping five thousand…

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Designing a product is keeping five thousand things in your brain and fitting them all together in new and different ways to get what you want. And every day you discover something new that is a new problem or a new opportunity to fit these things together a little differently. And it’s...
QUOTE: Designing a product is keeping five thousand…

Tim Draper’s 8 Rules for Start Up Success

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I am out at the annual DFJ CEO Summit. Tim kicked off the event with his eight rules for company success based on 26 years in the business. They are: Eight rules for success: 1) Test your product and get it out into market...see if the dogs will eat the dog food 2) Don't run out of cash 3)...
Tim Draper’s 8 Rules for Start Up Success

New in Chicago: Highballs, pastry classes and more

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"New in Chicago" is just that: a listing of businesses getting off the ground in and around Chicago. Please send us your startup announcements. Email is best: newchicagobusiness@gmail.com.Crain’s contributor Robert Loerzel brings you news of fresh local startups every Tuesday on Crain’s...
New in Chicago: Highballs, pastry classes and more

Michael Alter: Build the right team for your small business

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By Michael Alter In my last post, I talked about the optimism of long-suffering Cubs fans being somewhat similar to the optimism in Chicago’s small-business owners. Now that the Cubs have hired Theo Epstein as president of baseball operations, perhaps there’s even more reason for...
Michael Alter: Build the right team for your small business
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