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REASON #9 To Attend EntreFEST: Because It's the Next Step Toward Your Success

Unless you actually play the game you'll never know what it takes to be successful.

How to Prioritize Your Entrepreneurial Ideas

When you have multiple ideas, it's time to get organized!

Small business solid waste and recycling

Iowa Waste Exchange Representatives can help a business implement a more sustainable solid waste strategy, or even provide assistance in applying for DNR financial assistance.

The Story of an Entrepreneur

An inspirational story of a gentleman by the name of Edward Lowe who single-handedly converted a new idea into a multi-billion dollar industry and used his experience to foster the next generation of American entrepreneurs.

Reason #8 to Attend EntreFEST: To See How Other Entrepreneurs Are Making It

Aside from hands on experience, learning from others is a smart way to better your business. In addition to the great speakers and invaluable networking sessions, EntreFEST hosts the Dream Big Grow Here competition where 10 regional winners will square off for a $10K cash prize. If you're seeking answers on how to elevate your business, this is your chance to see how other Entrepreneur's are making it.

Is your business lean?

Creating a leaner business is not entirely about cost reduction; it involves the creation of a mindset for the entire business.

From the Desk of Director Durham - 4/3/14

In this month's edition of FROM THE DIRECTORS DESK, Director Debi Durham discusses two exciting upcoming events for entrepreneurs and takes a few moments to recognize the 2013 Dream Big Grow Here winner Tom Mulholland.

Tips for Making Excel Graphs

Whether it's getting investors to buy into your idea or persuading your manager to release more funds to a project you think will be successful, Excel can help support your points with visual aids. Here are a few tips to creating Excel visual aids.

REASON #7 TO ATTEND EntreFEST: Because it's time to get inspired

Every now and then we all need to have our batteries charged. Fortunately there's EntreFEST. EntreFEST is Iowa's premier entrepreneur and small business seminar, taking place in Iowa City from May 14-16. Many keynote speakers will be on hand, offering their wisdom and real life experiences to help educate, motivate, and - most importantly - inspire you to continue your quest to be great.



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