Pregame Your Business: How to Shop for a Professional Consultant, Coach, or Advisor

Pregame Your Business

In my last article, I outlined the nine types of business advisors to avoid, from consultants without a track record to coaches without a satisfied clientele. Now it’s time to find a fantastic match among the many game-changing consultants and […]

Green Week: Startup Lessons from the Cannabis Industry

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It’s not often that an entirely new industry buds in America. Thanks to changing laws, cannabis is flourishing in Washington, Colorado, and Oregon, with potential for exponential growth. Green is the new gold rush. Equity Rock Investments is a Portland-based […]

Green Week: Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Viridian Reclaimed Wood Team

How do you create a mission-based business that’s also revenue-driven? Joe Mitchoff and Pierce Henley, founders of Viridian Reclaimed Wood, came to Pregame HQ for Green Week to tell their story of building a business that’s successful on multiple levels. […]

Green Week: Rick Turoczy and Stephen Green on Growing Silicon Forest

Stephen Green interviews Rick Turoczy

Kicking off Green Week at Pregame HQ, Stephen Green interviewed Rick Turoczy, a founder of PIE PDX, the tech accelerator embedded at the headquarters of global creative agency Wieden+Kennedy. Rick’s recent work has moved away from physical educational space and into its own incubation. […]

My Real Angel Investors: Reframing Startup Funding to Accelerate Your Wealth

Marcus Cadman, American Bingo Spirit

When I opened the Pregame Clubhouse last year, it was the biggest financial risk I’ve taken to date. It was self-funded, and rather than spend my time looking for investors, I chose to kick it old school and put all […]

Relationship Therapy: Creating Better Client-Marketer Engagements

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When people contact me for a PR Game Plan, they’ve often already reached a point of frustration. They’ve either tried to do it alone and were met with disappointing results, or have been disappointed by their expectations of a previous […]