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Martin Zwilling
Works at Startup Professionals
Attends University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lives in Phoenix, Arizona
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10 Ways Aspiring Entrepreneurs Are Often Victimized http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/10-ways-aspiring-entrepreneurs-are.html … . If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is not true.
Some aspiring entrepreneurs are so desperate for funding, or naïve, that they ignore the obvious signs of scams and rip-offs on the Internet...
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8 Reasons To Promote Corporate Social Responsibility http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/8-reasons-to-promote-corporate-social.html … . The opportunities can easily exceed the costs.
Businesses are finding that being socially responsible can be great for the bottom line, as well as good for employee morale. Of course, a c...
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10 Habits That Will Get You Promoted In Any Business http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/10-habits-that-will-get-you-promoted-in.html … . These will also make you a successful entrepreneur.
Everyone knows that that startups are risky, but they also expect that the job will be exciting and potentially very lucrative (think early ...
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7 Proven Tactics In Managing Annoying Team Members http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/7-proven-tactics-in-managing-annoying.html … . How to maximize team performance even with annoying members.
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6 Key Leadership Habits Required For Entrepreneurs http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/6-key-leadership-habits-required-for.html … . This is the path to exceptional leadership.
Starting and building a company is all about leadership – formulating an idea, building a unique plan based on vision and experience, and fo...
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7 Personal Work Principles Drive Your Business Luck http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/7-personal-work-principles-drive-your.html … . How to work smart as well as work hard.
Don’t you wish you could be as lucky as Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, who always seem to be in the right place at the right time for their b...
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8 Key Disciplines Every Business Owner Needs for Success @StartupPro http://www.inc.com/martin-zwilling/8-key-disciplines-every-business-owner-needs-for-success.html … via @Inc
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Have you ever wondered why some business owners always seem to come up winners? I say it has more to do with business disciplines than great ideas.
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6 Elements Of Every Message Stand Out Above The Text http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/6-elements-of-every-message-stand-out.html … . The unwritten aspects of every communication are critical.
Effective communication is an absolute requirement for successfully starting a business, but it doesn’t come naturally to many entrepreneurs...
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7 Steps To Kicking Your Selling Skills Up To The Top http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/7-steps-to-kicking-your-selling-skills.html … . Every entrepreneur needs to hone these skills to succeed.
A good entrepreneur is not necessarily born a good salesman. In fact, they are often the opposite, more focused on building things rather th...
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8 Ways to Market to Customer Emotion as Well as Logic http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/8-ways-to-market-to-customer-emotion-as.html … . How to drive rather than react to the next culture shift.
The average business person fights a customer culture shift, rather than looking for it. For them, change means new risk and extra costs, bu...
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5 Hidden Biases Will Negatively Impact Your Startup http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/5-hidden-biases-will-negatively-impact.html … . Every entrepreneur needs to be on the lookout for biases.
I’m sure we have all seen entrepreneurs with high levels of passion and confidence touting an idea that seems to make very little sense to u...
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Every Startup Needs Intellectual Property To Thrive http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2017/01/every-startup-needs-intellectual.html … . Do you have these 8 key elements of IP?
A large portion of your competitive advantage and your potential value to investors is the size of your intellectual property portfolio. Whe...
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Veteran startup mentor, executive, blogger, author, tech professional, and angel investor. Published on Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Huffington Post.
Introduction

My passion is nurturing the development of entrepreneurs by providing first-hand mentoring, funding assistance, and business plan development.  I am the Founder and CEO of Startup Professionals, a company that provides products and services to startup founders and small business owners. 

I write a daily blog for entrepreneurs, and dispense advice on the subject of startups to a large online audience of 500,000 Twitter followers. I am also a regular contributor to Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, and other business information sites.  My first book is titled “Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?”, and I recently released a second one "Attracting an Angel."

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  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Computer Science and Accounting, 1964 - present
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    Consultant to Entrepreneurs, present
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