Miller Lite, Daymond John, and a dip in the Shark Tank

Last Tuesday, we were invited to witness five teams of entrepreneurs pitch their business in an effort to win $20,000 at the Miller Lite Tap the Future live event at Opera Night Club.   We were fortunate enough to be able to interview the esteemed panel of judges including Daymond John from ABC’s “Shark Tank.” If you are thinking about getting in the tank with the sharks or starting your own business, there were five pieces of very important advice that the panel shared with us when it comes to be a successful entrepreneur. Passion- Without passion it doesn’t matter how much money you want to make in your new found venture.  Since there will be plenty of good times and bad times, the burning desire in your belly to stay passionate around your dreams needs to be there to really be successful. Marketing Plan- Most businesses that look to get off the ground simply do not have a plan for ...

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Daymond John Tells Me How To Swim In The Shark Tank

As featured On Miller Lite Tap The Future, enjoy this article and more with Miller Lite: http://bit.ly/1fCnjV6  Even though I run a financial services company full time and help individuals and business owners as a Private CFO® reach their goals, from time to time I get the privilege of having a press pass to speak with some of the brightest business minds in the world.   My press pass took me last week to a well known club in Midtown Atlanta to go face to face with business leaders in the Atlanta community and front and center with Shark Tank’s own Daymond John. On Tuesday, October 22nd, five teams of entrepreneurs pitched their heart out at the Miller Lite Tap the Future Live Pitch Event, but only one team was selected as the potential winner from the Southeast. Miami-based Elebev impressed Daymond John from ABC’s “Shark Tank” with their product Sfiro, transparent ice spheres that make beverages safer and more enjoyable.  Before the event, I ...

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