16 Reasons to Start Up in 2016

Previously Published on LinkedIn By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker If you have you been dreaming of starting your own business, here are 16 reasons why 2016 is the right time to start up. How many of them ring true for you? 1. Control Your Destiny After years of having your future determined by others, [...]

By | January 12th, 2016|

The Lost Art of the 7-Step Personal Sales Call

  Previously published on LinkedIn By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker In this world of emails and social media, we sometimes forget how valuable it is to sit down with someone in person. Social media and email campaigns can serve to keep you and your business top of mind for a customer but cannot replace [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|

Real Estate Tech Startups Are Changing Property Valuation

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker Technology is no longer a commodity of convenience; it’s an essential we rely on. This is no less true for the investors, developers, lenders, owners and valuators of commercial real estate, an industry that includes office, retail, industrial and apartments buildings, and represents a $15 trillion U.S. market. An [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|

It’s Your Turn: Make a Difference with Your New Startup

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker Some companies have products and services that make large-scale, change-the-world contributions to society. Some are old – Ford, General Electric, AT&T, Xerox, IBM – and some are new - Intel, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Facebook. Some are among the 143 unicorns, privately owned companies valued at $1 billion or more, [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|

The Journey to Start Up: When Is the Right Time for You?

  Previously Published on LinkedIn By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker When is the best time to start your own business? This is a burning question that I am receiving with increasing frequency from entrepreneurs of all ages. Some questioners are students that want to know if they should work for someone else or start [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|

How Technology Is Changing the Way We Buy & Sell Real Estate

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker Thanks to the Internet and a profusion of evolving technology, a gateway to information that was once set apart for service providers, is now open for the savvy consumer. From medical information to the latest update on incoming weather, fingertip access to a wide span of knowledge is commonplace. [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|