Interview With Robert Braathe

Robert Braathe, founder and owner of BE Your Start and Braathe Enterprises, has many years of experience from major American companies including GAP, Disney, and Apple. He has the special ability and unseen willingness to pass on his knowledge and experience from these companies to young people from all around the world, helping them start … Continue reading Interview With Robert Braathe

Pre-Purchase Advice and Setup for Your Apple Needs in Saratoga Springs

Robert Braathe spent nearly 14 years working with and affiliated with Apple as a manager, member of the Apple Consultants Network, Specialist and Business Specialist. He also returned to Apple for the holiday seasons of 2016 and 2017 to assist customers with shopping for their holiday gifts and year end business purchases. If you are … Continue reading Pre-Purchase Advice and Setup for Your Apple Needs in Saratoga Springs

6 Reasons People Don’t Believe In You or Your Ideas

Struggling with traction? Here are 6 reasons people may not believe in you that we've seen first hand in our interactions in the startup community: You think success is having an office and fancy furniture. You listen to loud music on headphones when you should be interacting with your peers and those in your immediate … Continue reading 6 Reasons People Don’t Believe In You or Your Ideas

Encouraging and Managing Idea Creation

This is a research paper I wrote in 2010 for my Managing Creativity in the Organization PhD class - Robert Braathe As CEO of my company, I’d encourage freedom of expression, creative thinking, and innovation in order to generate significant idea creation. Harvard Business Press (2003) indicates that businesses that flow along an S-Curve when … Continue reading Encouraging and Managing Idea Creation