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 […]

Real Results or Slick Sales? How to Spot a Shady Coach, Consultant, or Advisor

The Huddle: Choose Your Advisors Wisely

In the rap game, there’s nothing worse than Fake MCs. Weak beats and weaker lyrics hiding behind rhinestone bling, illegal samples, and irritating hooks; distracting from the Real MCs and real talent with the smoke and mirrors of big budgets […]

The Startup Sessions: Obsession and Patience w/ Matt Given

Matt Given

This week on the Startup Sessions, I sit down with a successful startup founder and professional IRONMAN athlete to discuss the lessons from his 25-year track record in entrepreneurship. Matt Given gives us real-talk on the “healthy” side of obsession, […]

Green Week: Startup Lessons from the Cannabis Industry

cannabis

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. […]