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Martin Zwilling
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Attends University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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6 Steps To Refocus Your Business On Customer Delight http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2016/02/6-steps-to-refocus-your-business-on.html … . You need to focus on customer experience, as well as product.
Having the best solution is a good start these days, but a solution alone is no longer enough to keep customer attention and loyalty. They expect to be surprised and delighted as well by their pre-purchase experience and post-purchase interactions. The most memorable businesses, like Starbucks ...
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10 Steps To Becoming A Thought Leader In Business http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2016/02/10-steps-to-becoming-thought-leader-in.html … . Influence is critically important in today's connected world.
Successful entrepreneurs often start with a “random” idea, but they quickly focus their efforts and follow a “system” to organize their startup and maximize the clout of their activities. Too many entrepreneur “wannabes” never get past the idea stage, or strike out randomly in many directions, ...
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10 Creativity Barriers To Overcome In Your Business http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2016/01/10-creativity-barriers-to-overcome-in.html … . It's time to get past the myths and mystery about creativity.
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7 Counter-Intuitive Insights On How To Get Things Done http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2016/01/7-counter-intuitive-insights-on-how-to.html … . Adopt these strategies to improve your productivity.
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10 Survival Strategies From Winning Team Leaders http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2016/02/10-survival-strategies-from-winning.html … . Perception is the new reality.
Did you ever wonder why some entrepreneurs always seem to have all the luck and success, while others never seem to catch a break? As an angel investor, I quickly learned that luck has very little to do with it, and I now look for some personal characteristics and leadership styles that separate ...
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6 Critical Steps To A Winning Company Culture http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2016/02/6-critical-steps-to-winning-company.html … . Transforming your culture is a marathon, not a sprint.
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8 Reasons To Incorporate Your New Company Early http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2016/02/8-reasons-to-incorporate-your-new.html … . Why you need to focus on the design of the business early.
Many entrepreneurs are so focused on finalizing their innovative product or service that they procrastinate on the formalities of forming the requisite new company until later. Unfortunately, waiting until later will dramatically increase the risk of losing ownership of the solution they worked ...
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Getting A Software Patent Is Valuable But Frustrating http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2016/01/getting-software-patent-is-valuable-but.html … . The process is slow and expensive, so be selective.
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Veteran startup mentor, executive, blogger, author, tech professional, and angel investor. Published on Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Huffington Post.
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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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