Monthly Archives: July 2011

Guitar Wars: Episode One

This past Sunday, I rekindled my love affair with making music. MentorMob hosted its second MobIt event at the Guitar Center in Lincoln Park, where professional instructor Mitch Lavin conducted a free, hands-on group guitar lesson. And though I played … Continue reading

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Embracing Start-Up Culture Shock

beep…Beep…BEEP! For eight years my routine as sales manager at a well-known retail store began with the beeping of an alarm at 5:38 sharp. I’d wake up, get dressed, check the traffic report, and hop in the car at the … Continue reading

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Ten Percent

Nine out of ten startups fail. Any aspiring entrepreneur has heard this statistic, but must constantly block it from their mind. A fellow startup-aholic and I were recently discussing this overwhelming probability of failure. I loved his take on it: … Continue reading

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