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StartupNation Radio
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4 Entrepreneurs Share How Passion Led Them to Travel Business on StartupNation Radio

On today's travel-themed episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff talks to KT Maviglia-Morgan and Jordan Morgan of On Arrival - The Traveler’s Podcast, Sally Bunnell of NaviSavi and Andrea Schubiner of Wanderful Journeys. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Tune in to the full StartupNation Radio show with Maviglia-Morgan,...
Joe Shark Tank
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How to Pitch Like a Shark Tank Winner

During my 20 years in the window industry, I’ve dealt with countless and constant complaints from my customers about the inherent problems with traditional window screens. I was beginning to feel more like a screen replacement man than a salesman, and I decided that there must be a better way. In 2013, I set up...
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Seth Godin Talks Creativity and How to Find Your Passion

In his newest book, “The Practice: Shipping Creative Work,” author and entrepreneur Seth Godin provides the roadmap for all creative people seeking to implement change in the world through their work. “The Practice” is a little book packed with lots of wisdom. Based on The Akimbo Workshops created by Seth and his team, readers now have...
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5 Step Process for Turning a Hobby Into a Side Hustle

Many successful entrepreneurs started by taking a hobby and turning it into a side hustle. That side hustle can eventually turn into a bona fide business. But where do you even start? StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here 5 steps to turn your hobby into a side hustle...
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5 Lessons This Entrepreneur Learned Building a Side Hustle

Like many entrepreneurs, I knew I wanted to run my own company from early on. I received an MBA, then spent several years in management consulting, which helped me learn how top executives think, what works in strategy and how to run a business. I planned to use this experience to seize future entrepreneurship opportunities,...
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10 Valuable Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

When it comes to starting a business, there is no way to be completely prepared as you embark on your journey. Several of the most important lessons you learn will come through experience, trial and error. Many sources say that as many as 90 percent of startups fail within the first five years; but it...
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11 Simple Steps for Building Habits That Guarantee Success

Whether your goal is to run a multimillion-dollar business or get in shape, your habits can make or break your success. No matter how talented you are, unless you leverage the power of habit to work for you, you’re unlikely to build the momentum you need. Everyone knows what it’s like to go to bed...
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How to Turn Your Passion Into a Successful Business

Mark Twain once said, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” However, over 87 percent of America’s workforce is unable to reach their full potential at their job because they are not passionate about their line of work. It’s time to make a change....
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Passion-Driven Business: Zach Berg and Matt Damman

StartupNation Radio is brought to you by Pappas Financial On this episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff chats with two entrepreneurs whose passions led them to business creation (and re-creation). First up, StartupNation's CEO and co-founder talks with Zach Berg, founder, co-owner and head cheesemonger of Monger's Provisions. Later, Matt Damman discusses his latest role as CEO...
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4 Ways to Take Your Passion Project to the Next Level

What does success mean to you? Sitting down and honestly thinking about the answer to this question will help you know when it’s time to take your side hustle or freelance project to the next level. It will involve a lot of hard work, but by keeping the following tips in mind, you can gauge...
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How This Entrepreneur Produced Passive Income With Her Business

Amy McCord Jones has flowers on her mind throughout all four seasons. The founder of Flower Moxie, an online business that sells flowers to DIY brides nationwide, is committed to helping DIY-ers create gorgeous florals for their weddings, saving money along the way. Starting out Why did you start your business? I got a degree...
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The Truth About Turning Your Passion Into a Successful Business

By age 13, I had developed a passion for programming, which lead me on a professional roller coaster ride. Eventually, I became the first corporate director of e-business at Cummins and a partner as well as co-owner of iGoDigital, leading to its $21 million acquisition. Shortly after the acquisition, I was at a crossroads and...
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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

When I launched my business 35 years ago, I had a strong business idea and motivation to work for myself. I also had so many external challenges and worries facing me from the get-go. Could I do this? Should I do this? Do I have enough startup cash? What if I fail? In today’s startup...