Bridging Gaps and Building Bridges...We have BIG Ideas!


Bridging the Gaps Between Ideas and Reality, Opportunity and Success, and Surviving and Thriving.

"Successful entrepreneurs are creative philanthropist who authoritatively
solve problems, offer unsurpassed value and CREATE great experiences..

Why businesses fail


In order to successfully start and grow a business, you need REAL passion, creativity, tenacity, research and to know your industry, competitors and what your customers want and how they feel.

I have over 30 years of business experience and am a serial entrepreneur (15 companies and counting), as well as a technologists, and my goal is simple...fill Gaps and create Bridges for entrepreneurs and Startups in Chicago.

WHY WE FAIL - Over 80% fail or pivot
  • 42%...No real need for product or service

  • 14%...ignore the customer or clients needs

  • 19% are out-competed by competitors

  • 23%...bad partner &\or employees

What is C3 and RBM?


Developing a REAL C3 & RBM Concept (Customer or Client, Competitive and Community Advantage and a Real Business Model) ensures that you are listening, innovative and adapting to what people REALLY want, and not what you want to sell or, how you want to sell it.

Startups, as well as Small Businesses, in order to have continued success, need to understand the importance of constant research, data analysis, re-planning and pivoting, human emotions (Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs) and more.

Build Your Business to Last
  • 20% of businesses fail within the 1st year

  • 34% of businesses fail within the 2nd year

  • 50% of businesses fail within the 5th year

  • 70% of businesses fail by year 10

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BUSINESS IDEAS

Just Get Started Click here
7 Solid Ideas Click here
Biz Ideas for Women Click here

FAILURE VS SUCCESS

Why Businesses Fail Click here
Signs of Success Click here
Value Propositions Click here

BUSINESS BASICS

Mission Statements Click here
7 P's of Marketing Click here
6 Speaking Tips Click here

MARKETING

Marketing Plans Click here Marketing Basics Click here
Science Of Persuasion Click here

COMPETITION

Beat Your Comp. Click here
Competitive Adv. Click here Neffix vs Blockbuster Click here

BUSINESS TIPS

The Buying Process Click here
Business & Maslow Click here Website Don'ts Click here

TIPS FROM THE PROS

10 Rules of Startups Click here $11 Billion advice! Click here Have what it takes? Click here

GETTING INVESTORS

Talking to Investors Click here
10 Minute Pitch Click here
10 Things to Know Click here

SEO & CONTENT MARKETING

Custom PPC Ads Click here
Social Media Tips Click here Free SEO Tools Click here

WILL REYNOLDS

Human Rankings Click here
Real Company Stuff Click here
Out Care your Comp. Click here

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