Conference Season

The Spring is time for live events. If you are in business, the odds are you will be attending meetings in your industry sometime soon.  Local events for groups like a chamber of commerce or national multi-day conventions seem to all clump in the fall and spring...

WTF?! (Willing to Fail) with Brian Scudamore

Brian Scudamore is the founder and CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. He is also the author of “WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success” Brian started his business in Vancouver, Canada at the age of 18, and later went on to...

Live Your Dream

While at the SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas, Thom Singer had the chance to meet author and speaker Laura Gassner Otting (author of Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life).  She started her SXSW presentation with a powerful...

What is Repurposing Content Strategy?

Content with Purpose All businesses should be creating some sort of content marketing. In the age of the internet, content has become more necessary than ever in history.  But dropping a blog post onto your website and hoping for millions of views is not realistic....

Entrepreneurship Shapes The World

Michael Smerklo is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Austin-based venture capital firm Next Coast Ventures. NCV provides early-stage capital to high-growth startups in ‘Next Coast’ markets, using macro trends and themes to guide their investment...