Great Enthusiasms

Kath Chalmers’ musings on business, marketing, and other fun things in life


Thoughts on building and growing companies and how great companies can deliver value for customers, employees, investors and communities.

Why I want to be an entrepreneur?

This week I applied for <a href=””>The Funded’s Founder Institute</a>, a really exciting, structured four-month training program for new entrepreneurs. One of the questions on the application is “Why do you want to be an entrepreneur?”  Wow!  Hmmmmm. In the frenzy of getting a company started, it’s easy to overlook that basic question.   Why would …

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Please, sir, I want some more

Over the years I’ve watched an interesting—if frustrating—scenario play out at numerous companies. Maybe you’ve seen it too? First, you take a talented, very hardworking woman who’s stretched almost to a breaking point by trying to do far more than humanly possible with very limited budget and resources. She works her butt off, accomplishes miracles …

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