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Can I afford to take a Vacation?

Can I afford to take a Vacation?

The short answer is Yes, the long answer is it might not be what you think of as a vacation Whatever downtime may look like, it’s needed. Our brains and bodies can’t handle the constant pressures and decision-making routines for ever-lasting time periods. Read Time: 6...

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Top 5: Optimizing Time Management

Top Ways to Operationalize Your Time This month’s article takes a look at some operational best practices to create more space and less of a feeling of running out of time day-to-day. Read Time: 10-12 minutes By: Heather Wentler - StartingBlock Madison Entrepreneur in...

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How Students Can Successfully Intern with Startups

How Students Can Successfully Intern with Startups

Guest Blog Post written by Keegan Moldenhauer, founder of Internship on Demand Internships in the startup world are a win-win for everyone involved. They allow startups the opportunity to find their first hires, bring in fresh ideas, and often do so at a lower cost...

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Boss vs Leader

Two approaches to managing company culture & team Many of us in management roles, we’ve never had training on how to do this job. We’re literally making it up as we go or depending on others to help us in how to go about being in these roles. Read Time: 8-9...

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Meet the 2022 Social Impact Cohort

Meet the 2022 Social Impact Cohort

StartingBlock Madison announces the companies chosen to participate in the 4th Social Impact Cohort. Through the 9-month program, founders receive free co-working space at StartingBlock and programming to help them grow and scale their social impact ventures. ...

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I Can’t Make Another Decision Today

I Can’t Make Another Decision Today

Two approaches to managing company culture & teams Read Time: 8-9 minutes By: Heather Wentler - StartingBlock Madison Entrepreneur in Residence  For the past three months, I’ve talked about accountability for yourself and your team through these blog posts. For...

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Running on “E”

Running on “E”

When our tanks are empty how do you replenish them? Read Time: 5-6 minutes By: Heather Wentler - StartingBlock Madison Entrepreneur in Residence  Even though this is my March article, it’s February as I write this. February is my hardest month of the year. My...

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Don’t Settle for anything less than 100%

Don’t Settle for anything less than 100%

Level up your and your team members’ goals. Entrepreneurs plateau, but we can’t stop there or settle for 95%. We’re constantly figuring out how to get to the next gold star, the next level goal; and learn the skills needed to hit those goals. Read Time: 5-6 minutes...

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Accountability for All

Accountability for All

Every January you get a new beginning. A new opportunity to reset and try again. We see this through setting goals, resolutions, or new intentions…Whatever method works best for you the most important thing is that you do it.

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Where do I Fit into My Entrepreneurial Community?

Where do I Fit into My Entrepreneurial Community?

Lately, I’ve been having many conversations with entrepreneurs who are feeling more and more isolated and not part of a greater community. While there are always many layers to the feeling of isolation, I do believe isolation is always part of the entrepreneurial journey.

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Why Feedback is Important

Why Feedback is Important

Taking feedback in any form is usually not something people look forward to. Even receiving praise for when you’re meeting expectations can feel awkward and we don’t know how to respond to it. Critical and/or “do better” feedback is what l think is more important to regularly hear.

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