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Our educational system is in trouble and HR is dysfunctional!

Our educational system is in trouble and HR is dysfunctional!

Sad state of our educational and HR systems: The super-dysfunctional state of education and HR in America. I recently read a great article in FT about the sad state of our educational system in America and may I add the asinine state of hiring (the infamous HR departments still using decades old inapt and impotent tools…) in American businesses. Our national hiring practices seem to be biased towards school pedigree rather than useful skill sets. Highly qualified labor […]

If someone does not understand your value, run!

If someone does not understand your value, run!

Books every entrepreneur MUST read!

Books every entrepreneur MUST read!

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future Pitch Anything! The 22 Laws Of Marketing! How To Achieve Explosive Customer Growth Ask: The Method to Discover Exactly What Your Customers Want to Buy! Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products The Magic of Thinking Big! The Power of Consistency! Lead With A Story! The Magic Question! The Psychology Of Selling! Traction: Get a Grip on Your […]

Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard!

Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard!

Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard! The Federal Reserve Banks are conducting a national survey of existing and pre-start small business owners/managers. This survey is a platform through which small businesses can be heard. It is designed to track small business financing conditions and bring them to the attention of service providers, lenders, and policy makers. Individual responses are confidential. Summary results will be shared with you. Take the survey today! The survey closes December 8, 2018. Questions? Contact CHIFedSmallBusiness@chi.frb.org. If you have […]

Leadership and Team Building/Managing are the key skills for success

Leadership and Team Building/Managing are the key skills for success

Never mind the coders, According to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, the market lacks soft skilled people with proper written communication, oral communication, team-building, and leadership skills. (Yes, Leadership and team building skills which are the most important skill sets that help the rest of the talent base work in harmony!) At Startup Port (https://bit.ly/2OxiFFp), we teach Leadership and Team Building skills and invest in the “Human Factor”. There are plenty of experts (In coding, design, production), etc…) but not enough […]

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Start your business here, One Stop Shop for all your Business Launch needs!

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Launched the new Startup Port Entrepreneurs Community

Launched the new Startup Port Entrepreneurs Community

Welcome to the Startup Port Entrepreneurs Community We at StartUp Port are pleased to provide all entrepreneurs with free access to our online Community through our partnership with TLE (The Lonely Entrepreneur) platform. Come here to learn, share, get answers to your most pressing business questions, interact with your fellow entrepreneurs and gain insights on the topics you care about from our friends at  TLE. We can’t wait to see what you share and what you gain […]

My first startup idea that almost ended up in a disaster!

My first startup idea that almost ended up in a disaster!

Year 1976-1977. America’s Bicentennial (200th Year Birthday of our Nation) celebration. US mint launched a Bicentennial set of half and dollar coins. Yours truly found a way of making something valuable out of the coins. Created a “Gold Plated” key chain. ROI was awesome. almost 200 % to 300%  returns! Sales were outstanding. Could not keep up with the demands. But the rest, well my friends and the ones who listened to some of my lectures and speeches know the […]

It’s Not What You Know, It’s How You Think!

​In the last decade I devoted some of my time to learn more about our ‘brain” and our “thought process”. The more I learn, the more I realize how little we know about our own thought process and how our minds are stuck in our own habit loops. Besides who we are, how we think is what matters most, when you think about it. And it is what makes us as a person. I was blessed to travel to and […]

Cultural Misunderstandings Can Make or Break the Deal

Negotiating across cultures can be tough, but understanding cultural patterns can make the difference If you are an entrepreneur, you negotiate everyday. You negotiate sourcing materials, goods and services to keep your business running. These negotiations can take place in a local context or globally, across cultures. Here is an article that touches base to some areas you need to be careful and adapt in order to succeed. “Cultural Misunderstandings Can Make or Break the Deal. Here’s How to Navigate […]

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