Poppir, a tech startup based in the Washington, DC area, is bringing the sharing economy to the commercial real estate industry.
When co-founders Moh Ducis and Derek Nickerson asked me to give a pep talk to their – currently – unpaid team of developers, marketers and biz dev folks as a kick-off to an all-day team building meeting, I wasn’t quite sure what to share.
While I do have experience in startups, it hasn’t been entirely positive. What could I tell these folks that would be entirely honest but which wouldn’t have them running for the exits? The solution I created is heard in this podcast, recorded live in an empty night club in the middle of a Saturday afternoon.
What I shared can be categorized under four Cs:
I’m glad that I recorded the presentation because I believe it was well-received by the people present and may well benefit other founders and team members at current and future startups.
There are a lot of misconceptions swirling around the idea of building a successful business in the network marketing (aka multi-level marketing) industry.
Some people believe it can’t be done, that network marketing success is some kind of hoax or myth. Others believe that, while it is possible, only people who would do well on a used car lot could possibly succeed as network marketer.
David Delevante is living proof that, not only is business success a reality within network marketing, but that anyone – even a nerdy former naval engineer – can create a fabulous, home-based business in the industry.
In this episode, Dave explains how he originally got involved in network marketing and how he has built a successful business with over 14,000 team members, all while staying true to himself and never being pushy.
In this fun and wide-ranging interview with my friend Adnan Hamidi, we talk about his personal journey into the gourmet bakery business.
Adnan has done what so many people only dream about – turn their passion into a profitable lifestyle business.
In this interview he discusses how he did it by choosing the right location, insisting on only the very best world-class ingredients and focusing on an exceptional experience for all his customers.
In a very short period of time Alexandria Cupcake has become such an institution in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia that a novelist recently included the bakery as a setting in newest book, Threaded Destiny!