How to Go From Idea to Business

How to Go From Idea to Business

Entrepreneurship is hard, and coming up with a good idea can seem even harder when you don’t have much experience. I am big believer that there is money in just about everything and that the reason that some make it while others don’t is the simple fact that they focus on how well they execute, rather than focus on coming…

Secret Academy Episode – Caren Merrick

Secret Academy Episode - Caren Merrick

Caren Merrick is the CEO and founder of Pocket Mentor – an iTunes app for anyone with goals for improvement in self-awareness, leadership, discovering your strengths, and much more. Caren, alongside her husband, is also the co-founder of webMethods. Just as the internet was becoming popular, they grabbed at the opportunity to utilize the internet as a platform to connect global corporations with each other. Caren has plenty of advice and experience with gaining investors and getting the best outcomes with your funding. Caren took webMethods (while having $33 in her bank account at one point) and scaled it to the $200+ million yearly revenue it receives.

How to Grow Your Business by Being Resourceful

How to Grow Your Business by Being Resourceful

I’ve been an entrepreneur for over a decade. Having built countless successful businesses, I implement the idea that being resourceful will have to be the primary method to grow whenever I start a new company. Remember that being resourceful doesn’t always mean gaining equity for your company with every transaction; instead it’s about understanding how to position your business to gain massive support from those…

Secret Academy Episode – Brian Scudamore

Secret Academy Episode - Brian Scudamore

Brian Scudamore is the founder and CEO of O2E Brands. Brian changed the way the world sees home service businesses. With 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, he built a unique and successful franchise model that revolves around turning an ordinary business into an extraordinary business by attracting the right people to own the franchises and establishing teams of passionate employees. Today, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has 1000 trucks on the road throughout some 180 locations in Canada, the United States, and Australia. Brian’s experience proves that building a successful company without much funding is possible – and even a necessary learning curve for entrepreneurs. He is also an advocate for self-education and has received awards and recognitions in the media and business community.

4 Tips On How to Save to Start Building Your Dream

4 Tips On How to Save to Start Building Your Dream

It seems that every single new so-called entrepreneur out there believes that building your dreams consists of raising money for your project or taking out a loan. One of the most disturbing things I hear from newbies who don’t have any money is that it takes money to make money. That is just about the biggest reason most people fail before they…

Secret to Success – Chris Stoikos

Secret to Success - Chris Stoikos

Chris Stoikos is the CEO of Dollar Beard Club, a subscription men’s grooming company. Since a young age Chris has had an entrepreneurial spirit. He has built up and sold numerous businesses and has even landed a deal on ABC’s Shark Tank for one of his products, the Coolbox. Chris is an out of the box thinker who is able…