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Breakthru Conversations is a blog that covers topics important to entrepreneurs who have already lead out the groundwork, and have their business up and running, and are now trying to figure out what do do next. Or those of you who have figured it out and would like to share your secrets of success. This is meant to be a dialogue, and I would like to hear your thought, questions and ideas. Post your comments on our Facebook Page.


Big Brother on Steroids: How Big Data Analyzes Your Every Online Action and Whether or Not It's a Good Thing (January 7, 2014)

Are Venture Capitalists Holding Back? (July 17, 2013)

Truth in Packaging – Lessons for the investor and the entrepreneur (July 11, 2013)

Stars or Black Holes? Finding the Real Opportunities (September 7, 2012)

PR Moves Front and Center Again (September 4, 2012)

Small Business Innovative on Skilled Labor Shortage (July 19, 2012)

Know Your Employee Benefits (April 25, 2012)

The Cost of Doing Business - A Cautionary Tale (February 23, 2012)

3 Surprising Ways to Give Your Growing Company a Big Social Media Boost (February 16, 2012)

Apple: An American Workforce Tragedy (January 21, 2012)

Funding in 2012 - VCs and CEOs Predictions Are a Mixed Bag (January 18, 2012)

If We Build It, Will Workers Come? (January 14, 2012)

Cloud Computing or Silos (January 7, 2012)

Is "Big" or "Small" Better? (January 4, 2012)

Silicon Valley Weather Report: Sunny or Foggy? (December 28, 2011)

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to Understand Management Strategies (November 15, 2011)

More on Culture - Quotes from Carol Anne Ogdin, Founder of Deep Woods Technology (November 4, 2011)

When the Going Gets Tough: The Road Back to Stability and Profitability (October 26, 2011)

Company Sponsored Mentorship: Win/Win Programs -  (October 17, 2011) 

Accounts Payable 101 (October 17, 2011)

Perception in Business - A Quick Glance Through The
Eyes of Rick Draker
 (September 21, 2011)

Culture and Money—Tony Hsieh’s Take on the Challenges of Growth
(August 25, 2011)

Where are the Jobs? A Question of Priorities (August 22, 2011)

Opportunity Calls—Business Strategies for Strengthening and Growing Your Business in an Economic Downturn (August 16, 2011)

Women in Startups:  The Secret Sauce for Success? (August 15, 2011)

Scalable and Socially Responsible (August 10, 2011)

Should Andy Grove Lose His Faith In Start-ups? (August 3, 2011)

What is Second Stage Growth? (July 21, 2011)

Why Am I Here? The Entrepreneur's Dilemma (July 18, 2011)