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High Tech/High Touch: Entrepreneur David Redlich Blends Technology and Personality to Create Loyal Customers

High energy entrepreneur David Redlich and his co-founder Matt Kuttler have been recognized for many prestigious awards, including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year and South Florida Business Journal’s Business of the Year in 2008 and 2010. Their company focuses on the niche market of online business to business office supplies, offering over 200,000 different products. Redlich’s entrepreneurial mindset is focused more on people than on products. “Most people think entrepreneurs are defined by their unique idea or concept”, he relates in But that’s not the essential element. “ More important is the ability to galvanize your idea into action with a culture that breeds passion and commitment from your employees.”
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Mindy Cassel: Growing From Grief

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Marcy Rosenbaum The Entrepreneurs Workshop Inc. Cell: 305 401-6677 E-mail: Mindy Cassel: Growing From Grief Entrepreneur Discusses The Growth Of The Children’s Bereavement Center Into A Business Dr. Mindy Cassel started the Children’s Bereavement Center as a free resource for young people coping with tragic loss. When the Center was founded by Mindy and her partner Dr. Carol Burns, it wasn’t meant to be an entrepreneurial venture. “We just figured we’d supply the costs and really didn’t imagine the growth that we would have,” Mindy says in her interview on Inside the Entrepreneurial Mind. By the end of the first year, the Center grew from a handful of children to dozens of families. Today,...
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Why Invest In Women Entrepreneurs?

    Originally posted June 3, 2015 by Adam Quinton I did an interview with Anne Ravanona recently and we covered a lot of ground on early stage investing. Toward the end of the discussion she asked the simple question: “So, why do you invest in women entrepreneurs?” and I gave the simple answer: “I am an investor. I invest to make money. That’s why.”So she pressed me on the logic. I launched into some more detailed thoughts around diversity, pattern recognition and thought processes as follows (roughly!): To benefit from the power of diversity Early stage investing is very much a numbers game. So anything that can tilt the odds in your favor seems to me worth...
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Press Release: Deborah Richman: Resiliency Is Key To Entrepreneurship

“Lady in Red” is an evocative image. Deborah Richman succeed in turning the power of that image into her personal brand when she lost the rights to her own name in a lawsuit with a former partner.

Her company Deborah International did well. At its peak, Deborah International held a 40% share in the alternative designer fragrance market. Unfortunately, she and her partner had a falling out and she lost the business she had put a lifetime of effort into creating. Many would crumble under this crushing defeat. Instead, Deborah came back stronger and re-created her company using her brand instead of her identity to regain the attention of the marketplace.

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The Next Billion Entrepreneurs Will Be Women

Originally posted 7/21/15 by Carol Leaman There’s an abundance of advice and literature on the key factors that make a business successful. Ask any expert, and they’ll likely give you a long list that includes delivering a product that has a market need, great market timing, a team that can execute together, and many others. But until recently, one factor has been the best-kept secret in business… and it’s likely not what you think. In a nutshell, it’s women. While, men are most often at the helm of a company, it’s becoming more evident that women are driving increased business success. And they’re turning the heads of high profile male leaders, big name corporations and even governments, who are...
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All entrepreneurs are united by the fear of failure

Originally posted on September 30, 2013 by Michael Hayman For every business that makes it, four crumble away to nothing, says entrepreneur Michael Hayman. Too often, failure is swept under the carpet. “I got away with it.” The words Carphone Warehouse founder Sir Charles Dunstone hopes will be etched as an epitaph on his gravestone. Words that have stuck in my mind since I heard him say them. In one short sentence he captured the least told chapter in the life story of many of our greatest entrepreneurs. That there rarely is a grand plan in place and that failure, and the fear of, it is every bit the co-pilot of success. The modern myth of the entrepreneur is...
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