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Building the Team Mindset

By Mark Eaton, a former professional baskeball player and renowned motivational speaker. In the National Basketball Association (NBA), when anyone on a team is playing for himself rather than the team as a whole, failure is eminent. In business, when anyone in the company has an “I” mentality, it’s only a matter of time until failure… Read more »

Book Talk with College Hunks Co-Founder Nick Friedman-Part I

In this special post, BOLD Business sits down with College Hunks Hauling Junk co-founder Nick Friedman, who co-authored Effortless Entrepreneur with business partner Omar Soliman. Nick discusses the development of their book, the importance of teaching entrepreneurship to young adults and how he successfuly runs his business with Omar. BOLD: What inspired you to write Effortless… Read more »

When the Worst-Case Scenario Actually Happens

Contributed by Adam Robinson, the Chief Hireologist at Hireology, located in Chicago, Illinois. I started my business in 2004. By the middle of 2007, sales had grown to $4M a year. I had 21 employees, a great culture, and was a leader in the industry. I had my sights set on the Inc. 500. Being… Read more »

The Lawsuit That Shaped Our Company

Contributed by Jim Bailey, the president of One 80 Painting, located in Phoenix, Arizona. I was sitting at home watching television when a hard knock at the door startled me. I opened the door and saw a normal-looking guy wearing a normal-looking suit. He asked me if I was James Bailey, and when I confirmed,… Read more »

Tips for the Entrepreneurial Traveler – Australia Edition

Contributed by Gayle Cotton, an Emmy Award winner, communications expert and keynote speaker. This blog entry, which was first published on Gayle’s blog,, highlights how to effectively communicate with Australians. This will be an ongoing segment in EO Bold.  Conversational Tips Australians tend to be enthusiastic conversationalists and debaters. A wide range of topics… Read more »