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What I learned as a Startup Entrepreneur

A Quick-tip guide for the Startup Entrepreneur Boy oh Boy, I cannot even wrap my head around it being November already.  What a year this has been.  As a startup entrepreneur, I thought I’d drop in and give some food for thought so that you can learn from my mistakes instead of having to make the mistakes on your own. The Startup Entrepreneur + Procrastination There is absolutely no room …Read More

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The Entrepreneur’s Definition of a JOB

I had an extremely interesting conversation today with John Tomlinson of TNT Hypnosis.  John has owned many businesses throughout his career and at the age of 81 he is still involved in the entrepreneur game.  He currently helps people improve their lives by changing their mindset via self-hypnosis.  And more specifically helps entrepreneurs get past their stress, anxiety, and/or fears.  I’m convinced that he’s lived long enough to know what …Read More

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Seattle votes for $15 minimum wage

According to the BBC.com/News today, Seattle has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.  Which will set a record for minimum wage standards throughout the United States.  This probes the question:  Will the small entrepreneur survive with minimum wage going up while their competitors continue to outsource to foreign countries with astronomically low paying wages?   There is no question that a person who works a full time …Read More

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SELF-EMPLOYMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP?

  Today I set out to come up with a slogan for our Success Blossoms group that really truly exemplified what I and I suspect, many of you really want from an entrepreneur organization.  I thought okay, …I don’t really want a network that waste time socializing rather than getting down to business to help each other grow, per say, but I do want to make money by working for …Read More

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FREE STOCK IMAGES + Getty, Oh My

I just couldn’t help try out this Free Stock Getty Image. Apparently, the Getty images are now available for free as long as you embed them on your site. The Getty’s thoughts behind this is that they figure people are already grabbing the images illegally for free and at least this way they get exposure and advertising of their images for worthy projects. Here are some samples: I also ran …Read More

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STYLE FASHION WEEK – Los Angeles

The 7th season of Style Fashion Week presented itself this month from March 9th through the 13th.  It took place downtown in Los Angeles at the LA LIVE Event Deck.  “Fashionistas, celebrities, VIPs and media from the United States and around the world were set to cover Style Fashion Week.  Style Fashion Week is the only one of its kind bringing together the top production and integrated marketing teams.” It …Read More

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THE REVOLUTION OF INDEPENDENCE – A look at the 56th Grammy Awards

Our world today is seeing an influx of entrepreneurs taking their passion and turning it into a business.  With the over use of outsourcing, layoffs, and decrease in acceptable wage earning jobs, some have been released to their destiny to start the business they always wanted to start.  After all, I know first hand how hard it is to step away from a steady paycheck in order to gamble on …Read More

Daymond John speaks on Entrepreneurship

Daymond John, the founder of fashion brand FUBU and an investor on reality television show Shark Tank, sits down with Behind the Brand host Bryan Elliott to discuss his background and business philosophy. Because Success Blossoms knows how valuable your time is, we’ve taken this 35 minute video and given you a quick guide for getting to the areas of the video that are of most interest to you immediately. …Read More