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Glen Hellman
Works at Surfire Social
Attended University of Maryland, College Park
Lives in Washington, DC
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I’ve been working at Surefire Social for 8 weeks now and I feel like I’ve found my way home after years of wandering.Why? Because it’s a startup? No.Because it’s a technology company? No.Because I believe I can make a difference? No.All those things are true and yet the reason this feels like home is because of the culture. Not just that it’s a strong culture, the job I left to get here had a good culture.What's different is that this strong cult...
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What Franchisors can do to create happy franchisees. It’s a story as old as the birds and the bees, yet adapted for the Zoors and the Zees.
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Leading a startup to success requires perseverance and passion. Yet when does insanity manifest itself as perseverance? When does passion blur one's vision? When is the traction you’re not achieving attributed to devotion to an unworthy cause? How many no’s must you hear before you recognize that your personal vision of yes is a sign of blindness while the no from others is true clarity.I sometimes find myself in a difficult vantage point observi...
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These location-based tools can help your small business improve your ability to get leads online through channels such as social media.
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All those things are true and yet the reason this feels like home is because of the culture. Not just that it's a strong culture. The job I left to get here had a good culture. But because it's the cultural fit of that strong culture. Because the cultural ideals, of hard work, ...
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There are two things that have always bothered me and I want to get them off my chest: I've Been Working On The Railroad - In that song and I quote, "someone's in the kitchen with Dinah, Someone's in the kitchen I know."  Here's my question, when the singer says, "someone's in
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Mr Cranky vs Mr Nicey Nice - on BRANDING...Come See Who Wins!!Wednesday, March 25 from 5:30p – 7:30pA MENG DC event sponsored by Glen Hellman debates himself as Mr Cranky and Mr Nicey Nice.  Watch him debate, distilling a brand and getting that message out. Come see who wins.Glen Hellman
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104 people
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130 people
Karin Schwartz's profile photo
E. Romine (Blogger In The Woods)'s profile photo
Frank Gruber's profile photo
Abhilasha Bell's profile photo
Ted Bilich's profile photo
Jacqueline Lampert's profile photo
Steven Roth's profile photo
Timothy R. Hughes's profile photo
Steve Woda's profile photo
Work
Occupation
Match peoples pain with solutions
Skills
Strategy, Needs Assessment, Ask Questions, Make Matches
Employment
  • Surfire Social
    Chief Revenue Officer, 2015 - present
  • Vistage International
    Chair, 2009 - 2014
  • Driven Forward LLC
    Business Strategist, 2001 - 2014
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Washington, DC
Story
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helping leaders figure out what to do and getting them to do it.
Introduction
Former sealer startup entrepreneur turned reformed VC hired-gun turn-around executive. Now a business coach, author, mentor, Vistage Chair and Angel Investor. Blogger for Driven Forward Blog, Forward Thinking and contributor to Venture Beat, Tech Cocktail, and Washington Business Journal
Bragging rights
Vistage Rookie of the Year, Top Rated Angel Investor by Tech Cocktail Readers, Founder Institute Global 100 Mentor
Education
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    Business, 1976 - 1978
  • Montclair State University
    Business, 1974 - 1976
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Male
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Mr Cranky
Got there about 10:45 PM, sat down at the bar to a perfect Dirty Martini, one of the best Bone-in New York Strips I've ever had and a extraordinary Caesar salad infused with Anchovy. Friendly, fast service and great food.
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