Startup scene 2012

3 (correct) Predictions Saved By the Bell Made About the 2012 Startup Scene

1)   wake-up 2) shower & get dressed 3) make a bowl of cereal 4) watch 1 ½  episodes of Saved by the Bell 5) leave for school   Over my middle school and high-school years, I must have repeated that 5-step morning ritual close to 1000 times.   For many of my fellow “80’s babies” out there, Saved by the Bell (SBTB) was an instrumental part in (mis)shaping expectations of what life was like in high school. The reality is that…
Ghostbusters and startups

3 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Learn from The Ghostbusters

The expertise and insight needed to successfully run a new business can come in many different forms and from many different places – oftentimes the most insightful lessons can come from places where you least expect them.   We all know the usual places that entrepreneurs go to get the guidance they need to launch their startup – TechCrunch, Mashable, Fast Company, BusinessWeek, HBR and a host of local gems (like Built-in-Chicago) – but what about the less-than-obvious outlets of…