Exploring China Accelerators

In my role as Entrepreneur in Residence at MIT and Program Director for MIT’s Global Founders’ Skill Accelerator (GFSA), I’ve been researching accelerator programs worldwide, and I thought I’d share some of that research in a series of blog posts. 476 more words


Socks and Social Enterprise

This is the first in an ongoing series highlighting the stories of Grand Rapids’ growing small business community. Bold Socks is a recent addition to the Avenue for the Arts retail sector. 949 more words

Time To Get Real | Sharing My Struggle

Hey guys!

I wanted to share this super personal post today as a therapeutic process for myself. I also want to share because I know there are so many people out there who can relate to my story. 1,261 more words

Beauty Blog

Career Champ: Lindsey Jo Scott | Trades of Hope

I recently got the chance to interview with Lindsey Jo Scott from Trades of Hope. Empowerment has always been an important subject to me. How can cultivate successful communities from within? 77 more words


12 hard truths about Entrepreneurship 

12 dark truths every #entrepreneur will learn the hard way 😳💸 http://entm.ag/1TdGdFz 💰🔥 #startup #business #money #tech


Change Your Focus; Live Your Legacy

“It’s what you don’t know that gets you every time.”

This statement was made to me the other day after a meeting with potential buyers. My client was ready to sell his company and was testing the waters. 156 more words

Trusted Advisor

Marketing on an entrepreneur's budget

When you are first starting out as a an entrepreneur, you may have limited room in your budget for marketing. Fortunately, you don’t need to have a multi million dollar marketing department to create recognition for your brand. 700 more words