Are You Over the Top? Interested, Dedicated, Fascinated

by Heather Hughes on September 14, 2012

Interested, dedicated, fascinated. I got this string of words from Neil Armstrong. Together they describe the team that got man to the moon and back. You could say that team was “over the top”. They worked long and hard hours to get it right, precisely right. Gosh, I just love that. I love people who […]


Antsy. That’s how I feel when I haven’t produced something, anything, on a daily basis. Antsy. My whole family has the affliction. Get busy and get something done! Most days I substitute accomplishment with production. It’ll do. Many years ago Martha Teichner of “CBS News Sunday Morning” showed us Jonathan Borofsky’s Hammering Man. I just […]


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Grow America Entrepreneurs Start Up Something Big

by Heather Hughes on May 24, 2012

The Grow America Springboard event was held May 20, 2012 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. The contest started weeks prior with more than 1,000 entrants. After two rounds of judging 100 “finalists” pitched on Monday and then were whittled down to 12 contenders who pitched on the big stage to Skull Candy […]


Five Contradictions of the Successful Business Leader and Entrepreneur

May 15, 2012

I have worked for some amazing business leaders who won (and are still winning!) in the marketplace because of smarts, determination and integrity. The last twenty years have been good to me because of their generosity. I’ve learned much along the way from these entrepreneurs of integrity. Here are five pairs of their seemingly contradictory […]

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Six Alan E. Hall Quotes: Advice for entrepreneurs and business leaders

May 9, 2012

This post is follow-up to my ME Interview with Alan E. Hall. Following are a six of my favorite quotes from Alan’s many articles and interviews. 1. “If you don’t have a dream, you are not going to start anything.” 2. “At the end of the day, that dream has to be commercialized … there’s […]

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