A Tribute to an Enduring Legacy

Our Grandfather, Henry A. DePhillips, Inventor and Entrepreneur, circa 1940   By Ed McLaughlin and Mary Jo Krump Fortunes come and go, but a legacy of exceptional character endures. Innovation can create overnight success, but even the latest and greatest change-the-world products and services can be replaced or be rendered obsolete by the next brainchild [...]

By | January 20th, 2015|

How Business Founders Can Start with Style

Founders Yaneev Benami and Brandon Bowers   By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker  Long before your business idea unfolds, and long before you set aside savings to bootstrap your business or make other funding arrangements, you can start nourishing your dream to start your own business. This is a two-part blog about two entrepreneurs who [...]

By | January 16th, 2015|

Where Are You Headed In 2015?

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step."  -Lao Tsu By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker  There comes a point in everyone’s life when you have to assess the journey ahead and choose your next step. If you are feeling the pull to become an entrepreneur, will you follow through this year or [...]

By | January 7th, 2015|

Bootstrapping Business In The Boonies

You gotta fight…for your right…to paaarty!  - The Beastie Boys   By Omar Douglass Contributing Writer for The Purpose is Profit Blog You really gotta fight for inspiration sometimes. No, really. There are times where you have to put your headphones on, tune up something loud and grind it out. You’re Bruce Lee fighting hard AND [...]

By | January 2nd, 2015|