When you come up with an idea for a business, how do you know when it’s the right time to bring it to the market? David Koretz, the CEO of Plum, learned a great deal about the challenges of timing throughout his career. He joins us on ENTREPRENEURradio’s “Inside The Entrepreneurial Mind” to discuss his entrepreneurial experience and how he learned to be resilient despite struggles selling an idea.
When you build your own business for the first time, the business often becomes an extension of yourself. Many entrepreneurs find that their company becomes an integral and often central part of their lives; they cannot imagine what they’d do if they lost the business they’d worked so hard to create and scale. But sometimes, we do not have control over whether or not our business remains under our control. Losing control of the company you created makes an entrepreneur reach deep inside to redefine their unique competitive advantage. Deborah Richman joins us on ENTREPRENEURradio to discuss what she learned to do-- and stop doing-- in order to remain resilient in the face of this kind of crisis.
Steve McKean defines an entrepreneur as “someone who sees an opportunity or a problem to be solved and marshalls the people and resource to build a product or service to solve that problem.” Over an expansive career, he embodies that definition. His most recent success, Acceller, was built entirely for the purpose of solving a problem: Acceller negotiates bills with major telecommunications companies for their customers. He’s also working with two additional companies built on the philosophy of solving problems for customers: BillShark, a personal finance company similar to Acceller, and a robotics software company that focuses on private data.
How is social media changing the way you run your life? Albert Santalo sees social media technology is the platform that will change the way healthcare works in America. He is the founder, president and CEO of Care Cloud Corporation, one of the most promising companies of 2014, according to Forbes Magazine. Care Cloud provides practice-management software to healthcare providers, providing a fast, secure link between doctors, patients, medical records and payments. Santalo says: “The most complex system that exists in the world is the human body. The second most complex thing is the healthcare system. We deal with both.”. The medical practice of the future will benefit from the efficiency provided by social media, the cloud, and apps....
In college, Marcell Haywood was a star basketball player. He had been playing point guard since childhood, and while attending Florida State, he continued his outstanding performances. Would he be surprised to learn that being so heavily involved in sports as a young man would teach him about the inner workings of the entrepreneurial mind? He joined us on ENTREPRENEURradio during Season One, and he joins us again this week in a we’re featuring this popular conversation in an updated version of his original interview.
“I’d like to think that every day, you’re learning.” CEO Marc Ganzi believes that an entrepreneur’s day is not complete until they have learned something new about how to run their business. As the CEO and founder of Global Tower Partners and now the CEO of Digital Bridge, LLC, he certainly knows what he’s talking about. His interview with “Inside The Entrepreneurial Mind” on ENTREPRENEURradio explores the journey he took to end up where he is today. Marc Ganzi started out at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School in the 1990s, when the job market was sluggish. He discovered how he could use this seeming disadvantage to become an entrepreneur and leverage himself to success. Years later, with the...
Many people enter the world of entrepreneurship in search of financial success. Psychotherapist and social entrepreneur Mindy Cassel had an entirely different purpose when she founded the Children’s Bereavement Center with her partner Dr. Carol Burns. She wanted to help children struggling with grief, and to provide a way to provide those services on an ongoing basis without cost to the participants. “When we started out, we felt that these services should be free of charge”, she explains, “Grieving people are often in the worst part of their lives, a critical juncture where they often don’t know their financial situation,” Mindy says in her interview.