General Entrepreneurship

Four Ways Introverts Can Get Heard In Meetings

Introverts can feel that it’s hard to gain visibility or get heard in a room of extraverts competing for the floor. Here are four strategies to get your voice in the room, using you unique strengths. from Forbes – ForbesWoman http://ift.tt/1lCrdps via IFTTT стоматология в москве

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June Events

I have a strange and awesome job.  I am a coach, a teacher, and an event planner for startups in the great State of Georgia. I hold office hours 4 days a month in Savannah, 6 days a month in Atlanta. AND this is what my month looks like for June Events…. 6/3 – “What is SBIR?” Workshop. 11:30am, Community…

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100 Steps from the Handicapped Space to the Door?

I’ve been on crutches for 4 weeks, today.  And it is amazing to me how many companies/buildings make is REALLY difficult for handicapped people to be able to function. Today, I’m back at ATDC in the Centergy Building.  The Centergy Building is a 10 year old, awarding winning LEED building.  BUT, it sucks for Handicapped.  Here is some of the…

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Self-Reliance or Loss Thereof

I own 2 homes.  I have a nice car.  I have been saving for retirement since my first job, I have never been without health insurance, even though usually self-employed. I am an excellent cook. I take pride in the fact that I can take care of myself. I am a self-reliant and independent woman, at times (according to my…

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Good News for ATL Startups

I recently saw a report by CB Insights on Seed VC Funding in 2013.  They define Seed VC Funding as raises under 1.5 million.  Seed VC Funding jumped 173% in 2013 over 2010, which is fabulous.  But, there is even better news for Atlanta. They had this interesting breakdown showing deal growth by industry type:   Notice anything? The top of…

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Happy Holidays!

Dear Atlanta Startup Community & Global StartupChicks Community, I love you all and am wishing all of you a very happy and healthy Holiday Season! Today is my last day at work for ATDC and StartupChicks in 2013.  I am having minor foot surgery on Monday and will be recovering from now until January 2nd.  I intend to be offline…

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Atlanta Startups Getting a Lot of Love from the Press

There have been lots of tweets and posts about the “Hotlanta” USA Today article (http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/talkingtech/2013/02/13/atlanta-for-tech-startups/1911353/). But, that’s not all.  FOUR Atlanta based startups had articles in the February Entrepreneur Magazine.  Check ’em out: pg 28: “Cold Cash” about Frozen Pints the craft beer ice-cream company that provided snacks at TedXPeachtree. pg 46: #3 in the 10 Marketing Masterworks our very…

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A Week in the Life & This Week’s Must Attend Events

It’s January 7th, 2013. I’ve yet to do my “year end wrap up” post for 2012 AND I’m already behind in my resolution to blog at minimum twice a week in 2013. Here’s Why: Yup. This is my calendar for the week.  Everything in red is a MUST do.  Everything in Yellow a Nice-to-do.  And Purple represents individual office hour…

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The Party of the Year

Wow! What a night. I’m still recovering. For the 1st time EVER, 20 Community Organizations focused on Technology Startups in the city of Atlanta and state of Georgia got together and threw one heck of a bash at Atlanta City Hall.  We had nearly 500 entrepreneurs, investors and friends join us. Our Partners: ATDC EO StartupAtlanta The City of Atlanta…

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