How to Choose the Right Business Partner

Entering into a business partnership is like entering into a marriage, you better be committed. You and your business partner will be spending a lot of time with one another and making important decisions together. A partnership is a long-term commitment so be sure to pick the right person. Choose Someone Who Shares your Values and Vision  This is very important, if the person you’re going into business with whose values and vision don’t align with yours, your business and partnership is doomed from the […]

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What We Can Learn from Don Draper

Don Draper’s character on AMC’s Mad Men as a big-time advertising executive and ruthless business man based in the 1960’s was inspiring for many who watch the show. He wore admirable suits, was charismatic, was successful, drank good whiskey, and when his mind was set on something he thought he wanted he took it. Here are a few things we learned from Don Draper. How to Fire a Subordinate “I want you to do something for me Pete. I want you to get a cardboard box, and […]

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Get More Done with Less Distractions

We see and experience them every day and they’re everywhere. Their mission is to make you less productive. They come in different shapes and sizes. They can be addicting and hard to resist. They’re in your home, your office, all over the web, and on our phones. Some may have conditioned you to believe they’re helpful and productive. They can be pleasurable in the short-term but stall success in the long-term. They murder time and kill productivity. So what are these horrible things? They’re called […]

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Term Life Insurance vs. Permanent Life Insurance

If you’re thinking about starting a life insurance policy you’re going to have many options depending on the company you go through and how you want your policy set up. There are different ways to set up a life insurance policy and different types of policies to choose from. The two main types are Term life Insurance and Permanent life Insurance.   Term Life Insurance   Term life insurance policies are just what their name says, the policies are effective for a term of time or […]

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An Example of an Elevator Pitch

Here’s an elevator pitch that I constructed in college for an Elevator Pitch Competition I was in. Feel free to use it as a reference when crafting your own pitch. One thing you’ll notice when you read this pitch is that it’s under 60 seconds. My Elevator Pitch Example “Hello, my name is Tyler. I’m a senior at the University of Wisconsin completing a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and a minor Accounting. I’m interested in a career in the finance […]

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