By Phil Gibbs on August 19, 2014
Whether you are an entrepreneur doing a traditional startup or a corporate executive looking to create your company’s next great product or service, you have to start somewhere. I know—that is profound. But really, it is at the root of most entrepreneurial and corporate innovation failures. We simply never start!
By Casey Briody on August 7, 2014
One of the greatest things about working in a shared office space is being able to witness bright minds plant a seed and watch it grow, something that Nashville is seeing a lot of these days. For those of you who were not able to join us last Thursday and indulge in the delicious spread Puffy Muffin prepared, our former member Nick Yaeger stopped in to share his road to success. Nick is the CEO of Checkd.in, a local company that specializes in the world of data marketing. The company most recently won Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest competition here in Nashville.
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By Casey Briody on June 18, 2014
Today many people struggle managing work life balance in order to make the deadline, advance, or because they simply enjoy what they do. Whatever the reasoning may be, it is possible to balance your home and work life. Entrepreneurs especially feel the pain of overworking themselves in order to make their dreams a reality. Many will do whatever it takes to build their business, something Dr. Jeff Cornwall can relate to.
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By Casey Briody on June 11, 2014
Alex Tolbert, founder of Bernard Health joined the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce and business leaders at E|SPACES Cool Springs this past Friday to share an update on health reform. Alex Tolbert gave the rundown on what’s to come in the world of healthcare and how individuals can benefit from the current healthcare opportunities.
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By Jacob Brown on May 12, 2014
To begin, I felt it important to take a moment of silence and recognize the end of an era: Microsoft has officially pulled the plug on the ever-loved Windows XP operating system. Well, to be accurate, Microsoft has stopped support for Windows XP. This means that all you faithful XP users can frolic into the Fields of Elysia evermore, living on in the ignorance and bliss of the 13-year old operating system . . . at least until the XPocalypse occurs.
By Kelsy Harms on May 6, 2014
"It's a risk not to take a risk." Rob Bellenfant, CEO of TechnologyAdvice, shared with a room full of Franklin business leaders and entrepreneurs last Friday at E|SPACES Cool Springs. He started his first entrepreneurial venture at age 7 and has since purchased five businesses off eBay. The first four failed, but the fifth has morphed into what has successfully become TechnologyAdvice based in Brentwood.
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By Kelsy Harms on March 6, 2014
Grand Avenue invites E|SPACES members to become a Grand Select member at NO membership fee for 2014 (normal rate is $495). Grand Select membership improves the value of the transportation services used through Grand Avenue.
By Kelsy Harms on February 24, 2014
E|SPACES has announced the selection of Jon Pirtle as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective immediately. Pirtle joins the company after serving as vice president of Grand Avenue Transportation.
By Paul Hickey on February 18, 2014
Recently, I heard the quote - “if you don’t like change, you’ll like being irrelevant even less.” Sorry, I can’t remember who’s quote that is - if you know - tweet at me @cabedge please. While I can’t take credit for the awesome words of wisdom, I can assure you’re they’re extremely applicable to whatever your business is trying to accomplish. Keeping it really simple: it’s easy to want to ignore SEO and the basic Organic and Paid Search principles that go into building and managing every successful website.
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By Paul Hickey on January 29, 2014
Trust me when I tell you that I’m smack dab in the middle of at least 5-6 conversations every week regarding what headline copy, imagery and color of buttons will be used on a website that won’t launch until at least 2-3 months from the date in which the conversation is taking place. I don’t blame companies or partners of ours for wanting to get it right and present the most effective user experience for their web visitors, but consistently there is one thing missing - a lack of conversation about the real answer to the question.
Let’s just A/B test.
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