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Glen Hellman
Works at Surfire Social
Attended University of Maryland, College Park
Lives in Washington, DC
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At one time Facebook was really cool. Your mom couldn’t get on it. Teeny boppers weren’t allowed. Facebook was the exclusive domain of college kids and it was the place to be. That is until they let me in. Then the hipsters left town.Angel List had a few moments like that. Angel investors had to be verified Angel Investors, companies were there to raise money. Then it became interesting. Then it became important and then it became the honey pot a...
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There are numerous benefits to having a blog but we discuss three of the main reasons as to why small businesses should blog
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How would you know what to look for when hiring a small business marketing expert? It's a question asked more often than you might think.
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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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Praise be the internet. Kudos to the enabler of semi-illiterate, half-baked, lunatic fringe turned advice bloggers.  Thanks to Bill Gates, Mark Andreeson,  Vint Cerf, Al Gore the world is served with unqualified morons like me giving the world advice.Every time I read a 8 Ways to be More Productive, or
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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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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
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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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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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