February 5, 2018

Happy Anniversary, Joy Mangano! Why This Entrepreneur Has Thrived for 20 Years.

The Huggable Hanger, the Miracle Mop and the Jewel Kit: In the inventing world and the shopping world, Joy Mangano is a true icon. To date, she […]
February 6, 2018

Entrepreneurial Behavior Makes Daymond John Successful.

I’ll never forget the way Daymond John treated me when we met at a trade show in Las Vegas about six years ago. He didn’t know […]
February 21, 2018

11 Truths About Being an Entrepreneur

I read a column in the Huffington Post recently that inspired me to tell it like it is. The column broke down some of the myths that […]
February 21, 2018

The Good and the Bad of Being an Entrepreneur

I’ve been an entrepreneur for more than 30 years. It’s been a wild ride. I became an entrepreneur because the idea of working for someone else […]
September 28, 2018

7 Lessons from a Successful Inventor / Entrepreneur

Don shares lessons learned from the movie “Joy”, why nobody wants to dance with the wallflowers, and more… 7 Lessons from a Successful Inventor The easiest […]
December 4, 2018

CIO Annual Potluck Christmas Party | Entrepreneur Business Workshop Series Launching Feb. 2019 | And More!

Call : (312) 850-4710 Home    Sponsorship Levels     Contact   HAPPY HOLIDAYS!   UPCOMING EVENTS! SAVE-THE-DATE Tuesday, December 18, 2018 5:30PM – 8:00PM“CIO Annual Potluck Christmas Party” […]
February 21, 2020

5 Ways to Look Like a Professional Inventor or Entrepreneur

Don shows 5 ways NOT to look like “that crazy inventor”, tells how a certain kind of love can keep you from success, and more… 5 […]
March 19, 2021

5 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Dysfunctional Inventor or Entrepreneur

Don walks you through avoiding dysfunction with your invention/startup, shares the story of the telephone inventor’s fail, and more… 5 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Dysfunctional […]