Category Archives: Networking

Brain Storming

Our first meeting involved 10 founders, 10 bottles of wine (yep), and three pizzas, and took place in a dark office in downtown Manhattan in 2017. The format was simple: Drink, eat, and let your guard down to talk honestly … Continue reading

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Resources

Examine how your resources are allocated. I’m not referring to just financial resources. Your time and energy are resources. Who do you choose to spend time with? Who do you recommend for jobs and internships? Who do you invite to … Continue reading

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Start Out with the Smaller Banks

You tend to get your first loan wherever you can. A lot of the time, that’s a bank that lends nationally, especially with franchises. But the real bank you want to use for your operations from that point forward is an entirely different … Continue reading

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Representation

What is the very next step I should take if I want to make more money with a wider variety of founders? When companies invest in underrepresented communities they open up new markets and sustain their current customers. When they … Continue reading

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Advice from a Horoscope

It’s time to give more attention to your dreams and where you ultimately want to be -both literally and figuratively Reach out to those at a distance, and also explore new concepts and educational possibilities. Later this month you’ll be … Continue reading

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