05.01.16

Special Edition: 5 Life Lessons Learned From My Mother (in Honor of Mother’s Day)

By: Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center You know, I don’t typically write too many personal posts, but in honor of Mother’s Day next week, I thought I would share 5 life lessons I learned from my mother. As many of you know, my mom passed away in January 2016 after […]

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04.27.16

Business Expansion: Are You Doing it Right?

By: Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center For every successful business, there are many others that are no so successful. It’s true: it’s a challenging world out there for entrepreneurs and business owners. Those that make the cut face a unique set of challenges. With expansion, come growing pains. A little […]

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04.22.16

The Power of the ‘Why’

By: Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center If you have not read the book or seen the Ted Talk on Start with Why Sinek Video, you really should. Simon Sinek captures the essence of “people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” Often this is the rallying cry […]

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04.22.16

Test Then Invest (Marketing Series Part 1)

Danielle McDowell, Executive Director of The Speak Easy, speaks at Startup Study Hall in Indianapolis – April 20, 2016 (Photo caption by Odalys Miranda, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center) Once Upon a Time, at the Speak Easy in Indianapolis, the Startup Ladies hosted a successful Startup Study Hall for local entrepreneurs. Danielle McDowell takes the podium, […]

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04.13.16

Where Are All the Women Entrepreneurs?

By: Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center For some, the American dream is owning one’s own business. However, a significant percentage of the population is currently sitting on the sidelines. Yes, I am talking about women. Currently, the data shows that women remain underrepresented among the ranks of entrepreneurs in the […]

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