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entrepreneurial journey

44 Key Lessons I’ve Learned in My Entrepreneurial Journey: Advice That Sticks

As the famous boxer Mike Tyson said, “Everyone has a strategy until they get punched in the face.” If you are an entrepreneur, be prepared for that proverbial experience many times over in your entrepreneurial journey. Successful entrepreneurs come in all shapes, sizes, nationalities, socio-economic backgrounds, colors, genders, and sexual orientations. Based on observing and studying lots of successful people, and reflecting upon my own …

Baby Boomers and Millennials

Baby Boomers vs. Millennials: Are Millennials Entitled?

View Larger Map A Continuous Debate Between Baby Boomers and Millennials “My son is now an ‘entrepreneur.’ That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.” – Ted Turner One of the many things that Patrick and Amanda have noticed when working together on The San Diego Lifestyle is that although they see a lot of things the same way, they have very different views on a number of …

Fragmob

Fragmob Revolutionizing the Direct Sales Industry

Interview with the Co-Founders of Fragmob: Jade Charles, CEO, and Jonathan Shapiro, President & CFO In this interview with Jade Charles and Jonathan Shapiro, the co-founders of Fragmob we discuss their entrepreneurial journey and how Fragmob is revolutionizing the direct sales, or multi-level marketing, industry.  Fragmob gives direct sales people a fun and innovative way to be more efficient and more productive using an application …

Baby Boomers and Millennials

Baby Boomers vs. Millennials: How Much Time Should You Spend on Social Media?

View Larger Map A Continuous Debate Between Baby Boomers and Millennials “My son is now an ‘entrepreneur.’ That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.” – Ted Turner One of the many things that Patrick and Amanda have noticed when working together on The San Diego Lifestyle is that although they see a lot of things the same way, they have very different views on a number …

LeadCrunch

LeadCrunch: Using AI to Make Sales Teams More Productive

Interview with Serial Entrepreneur Olin Hyde, Founder and CEO of LeadCrunch In this interview with Olin Hyde, Founder and CEO of LeadCrunch, we discuss the LeadCrunch value proposition, the importance of listening to customers, and building a world-class team & corporate culture.  Olin has taken LeadCrunch through a couple pivots before ultimately focusing on the improvement of lead generation for businesses. Olin is a serial entrepreneur …

Baby Boomers and Millennials

Baby Boomers vs. Millennials: Who is More Entrepreneurial?

View Larger Map A Continuous Debate Between Baby Boomers and Millennials “My son is now an ‘entrepreneur.’ That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.” – Ted Turner One of the many things that Patrick and Amanda have noticed when working together on The San Diego Lifestyle is that although they see a lot of things the same way, they have very different views on a number …

Rancho Santa Fe home for sale

Why are Homes in Rancho Santa Fe Not Selling?

View Larger Map In Rancho Santa Fe, It’s More Than Just a House “Inventory is low,” you hear Realtors saying all the time. However, overall in San Diego, there still aren’t enough homes being built as are needed for the people who are moving and living here. Until builders build more homes, land prices in California will simply continue to rise, and homes will continue …

pitch anything

Stories of Growth Stage Banking and Authoring ‘Pitch Anything’

Interview with ‘Pitch Anything’ Author Oren Klaff from Intersection Capital “There are limits to the human attention span, which is why a pitch must be brief, concise, and interesting,” – Oren Klaff In this interview with Oren Klaff, we discuss his journey to starting his investment banking firm, Intersection Capital, and we discuss what it was like to write and publish a book.  Oren is the …

technology incubator evonexus

Technology Incubator Transforming Startup Landscape

Interview with Rory Moore and Retired Vice Admiral Walter Davis, the Co-Founders of Pro Bono Technology Incubator EvoNexus “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” – Bill Gates In this interview with Rory Moore and retired Vice Admiral Walter Davis, who are the co-founders of EvoNexus, a pro-bono technology incubator in Southern California, we discuss the …

FDA Approval Process

Navigating the FDA Approval Process

Interview with Doctor Sara Zacknoen, M.D. about Navigating the FDA Approval Process for New Cancer Drugs “Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.” – Jim Valvano In this interview with Doctor Sara Zaknoen, M.D., we discuss a bit about Sara’s background and experience and navigating the Food …