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

#Startup802 Update – Student Businesses Up and Running in Bennington, VT

We've had 5 classes of #Startup802 - The Entrepreneurial Mindset here in Bennington, VT in conjunction with CCV and The Lightning Jar, and here are some updates on some of the participants in our programs. Class #1 - Fall 2017 Michelle Marrocco is growing her practice offering voice and violin lessons. Check out her website … Continue reading #Startup802 Update – Student Businesses Up and Running in Bennington, VT

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

Early Startup Community Tips

Startup Communities always start out small and become bigger well known communities. Many of these communities are outside of branded and popular startups such as Silicon Valley. There comes many tips on how to become a successful start up in your own community by effectively knowing how to recruit the right people and having planned … Continue reading Early Startup Community Tips

How to See Opportunity

A major key to being successful in life is the ability to see opportunity when it happens. By recognizing the problem from the beginning helps you identify and create both an interesting and creative solution. A key step into spotting opportunity would be to think outside the box. It is important to notice opportunities that … Continue reading How to See Opportunity