Jan
27
2011

The Build And Design Businessman: Scott Fisher Of T2theS

Scott Fisher isn’t your typical tradesman. To look at him, you’d swear he was a rock musician or a tattoo artist. On paper though, he fits the bill. While he may not specialize in ink artistry, he most certainly is an artist. Scott is the owner and operator of T2theS, a full-service design and build firm that specializes in award-winning homes, boutique and large-scale commercial projects, and everything in-between. With his amazing concepts and unique […]

Jul
29
2011

5 Must-Read Entrepreneurial Social Networking Tips

Once you have your brand established, its time to start some entrepreneurial social networking. Most companies have websites and even more so use social media. Social media is the largest free form of advertising/marketing being used in today’s digital age. Here are this week’s Boss 5 tips to grow your presences and get your name out there. Tip #1: People want to be treated as individuals rather than just a number or the next person […]

Apr
4
2011

The Non-Profit Entrepreneurial Mission Of Dick Sanford: Operation Warm

The U.S. Census Bureau states that as of 2009 43.6 million people were in poverty, while the official poverty rate was 14.3 percent of the entire U.S. population. While these numbers pale in comparison to the 1 BILLION children that live in poverty across the entire globe (that’s 1 in 2 children – statistically – by the way), it stands to reason that something has to be done. One inspired person who heard the call […]

May
2
2011

The Bootstrapped Boom Of Action Sportswear With Shane Levi Gould Of Fuel

‘Bootstrapping’ your business is defined as starting a business with minimal resources. Essentially it’s a ‘do-it-yourself’ scenario where you aren’t using any funding other than your own. We at BossStart are intrigued by any successful business that has come into its own through this type of start-up process. This week we were fortunate enough to snag an interview with Shane Levi Gould, Creative Director and Founder of Fuel. If you’ve ever been involved in the […]

May
23
2011

The Herbal Pharmacist, David Foreman, And His 4 Pillars Of Health

David Foreman is The Herbal Pharmacist. He’s also a radio show host, an author, and a great person. As far as entrepreneurs go, he’s as honest as they come. He practices what he preaches and believes in helping as many people as he can. I’d say that’s as admirable as it gets. The first thing you might wonder is ‘what is an herbal pharmacist?’. It’s based on many things, (including herbalism, botanical medicine, herbal medicine, […]

Feb
4
2011

Book Review: ‘The Exceptional Presenter’ By Timothy J. Koegel

Most successful entrepreneurs find themselves in situations that require advanced presentation/communication skills. Weather you’re speaking to a large audience, such as a trade show, or discussing your passion in smaller circles, there is an advantage to delivering effective communication. The Exceptional Presenter, by Timothy J. Koegel, is a must read for entrepreneurs seeking to advance their communication capabilities. Koegel recommends you plan well in advance for important communication moments. He offers a structure to facilitate effective communication. First, identify the purpose of your communication. […]

Apr
19
2011

Getting Control Of Your First Online Business

When thinking about an online business we all get sold on the lifestyle. We are told that once we get everything set up we can make money on autopilot while sipping something tropical with our toes in the sand. Anyone who has been working online for more than an afternoon knows that getting up and ready is no walk in the park, but it’s also not as difficult or as complicated as it seems. While, […]

Jun
27
2012

Entrepreneurship In The Digital Age

Much of life has changed with the advent of the internet, and entrepreneurship is no different. Some of the changes have been negative, but on the whole today’s entrepreneurs have more resources at their fingertips than ever before. Describing the new paradigm in full would take thousands of words and many volumes, but there are a few areas where the changes are drastic and have far reaching implications. If you’re a budding entrepreneur, take a look at some of the […]

Mar
25
2011

The DNA Of Customer Service: Part Next

Recently, we introduced www.bossstart.com readers to the DNA of Customer Service. The subject is rich with information and meaningful to every business, so we purposefully committed several posts to the subject. The foundation of every customer service-rich organization is it’s talent – the employees they hire. While operational models differ between a Ritz Carlton, Nordstroms, and Starbucks one commonality is ever present: hire the best people and put them in the right job! In an […]

Jul
21
2012

10 Q’s With Greg Hampton Of Burnstyles

Like most people out there, Greg Hampton and Andy Frigulietti wanted to work for themselves. Aside from that, they have a passion for art. With passion and dedication, anything is possible. Greg was glad to share his journey with Bossstart readers in this installment of “10 Q’s With…”, our question and answer series aimed at encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit. Q: Tell our readers about your business, your passion, and what it is that you do? […]

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