Chapter8Culture

Crafting Your Startup Culture

When you read the word, “Zappos,” what comes to mind? It might be shoes, and yes, they do sell a lot of them. But I’m betting you also think about their customer service. You’ve probably heard the...
Chapter6Idea

What’s Your BIG Idea?

You’ve got an idea. You’ve always got ideas.But could your idea be great enough, BIG enough, to support a new business? Of course, some amazing businesses start with accidental ideas. Velcro happened...
Chapter5Entrepreneur

Your Business is About You

Follow your passion. Most entrepreneurs have heard this advice at least once in their lives. Sounds super simple, right? Just find that thing you love more than anything, build a business, and success will...
Africa Elephants

Build a Business That Fits YOU

On our recent trip to South Africa (more on that later!), Steve and I had the chance to work with some brilliant and hardworking entrepreneurs. Some already had a business, others were trying to get new ones...
create

Keeping Your Team Creative

We dream big, set goals, and then work, work, work to achieve them. But we soon learn a simple truth: we can’t do it all by ourselves. We need help and accepting help often requires a dose of humility. I...