Each month EPRS features a lineup of entrepreneurs that share their experiences and wisdom about owning and operating a business. These experts also elaborate on their unique knowledge and passion for what they do. Learn through the stories and insights of others who manifest their dreams into reality.
Can business be truly sustainable for the environment AND profitable too? In this interview, Adam Hammes, Director of the non-profit Urban Ambassadors, illustrates examples of how sustainability can mesh with business productivity. Urban Ambassadors provides education and action steps for entrepreneurs and communities to yield success. Adam highlights the exciting speaker series that launches in May which will feature nationally recognized experts Bob Willard, Bill Witherspoon, Ray Anderson, and The Natural Step.
Has your business experienced a little colic or required 3 a.m. feedings? There is a unique dynamic for women entrepreneurs as they manage the issues of owning a business, especially in the early phases. Karin Abarbanel, small business expert, shares highlights from her new co-authored book “Birthing the Elephant. The woman’s go-for-it! guide to overcoming the big challenges of launching a business.” Gather information that will help you consider your choices and keep that beautiful bundle of business from becoming a tantrum throwing toddler.
Attorney Brett Trout offers up excellent information on the subjects of patents, trademark, and copyright. Not intended as legal advice (of course) this interview is a good place to start to garner understanding of the basics. In addition, Brett speaks to his own experiences in balancing his busy practice, authoring books and his nationally recognized blog, and maintaining an engaged life of family and other interests.
Katherine Hansen Ph. D. is associate publisher of Quintessential Careers, an on-line resource for job seekers, as well as the author and co-author of multiple publications, books and blogs. Katherine focuses on educating others about career management, job-hunting, and the use of applied storytelling in business. Katherine details her own experiences and provides ideas that will encourage your own reflection.
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