Howard A. Tullman | September 19, 2016

Hardly a week goes by without my hearing yet another version of the same startup struggle. The companies may change, but the song remains basically the same: we couldn’t find it so we had to build it and now “it” is a bigger business opportunity for us than the business we set out to build

Howard A. Tullman | September 13, 2016

I was recently asked about the productivity tools, handy tips or other strategies I have used over the years to help me stay on course–focused on my most important goals and primary objectives– in the midst of the messy multitude of ongoing emergencies, unavoidable distractions and regular interruptions that make up my typical day. I


Event Gallery: ChallengeHer

| September 13, 2016

The Small Business Administration and Women Impacting Public Policy joined forces to bring the community of Chicago women business owners a wealth of valuable information on how to secure government contracts, plus a special visit from the Honorable Dick Durbin of the United States Senate.

Howard A. Tullman | September 6, 2016

Even though other major cities in the U.S. are suffering from problems with gun-related violence, Chicago has sadly become the media poster child (hopefully just for the moment) and whipping boy specifically for gang-on-gang shootings and the related and random violence that continues to take innocent lives in its wake. While this is clearly a

1871 | September 1, 2016

Cohort to launch in mid-September; 15 women entrepreneurs will be involved; Two peer-selected companies will each receive a $25,000 investment as part of a new partnership with Village Capital Communities; $50,000 grant from SBA will foster new opportunities Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 announced Thursday the twelve businesses that will make up the third cohort of WiSTEM,

Howard A. Tullman | August 29, 2016

I never knock clichés. They wouldn’t be repeated for decades by millions of people if there wasn’t at least some grain of truth and inherent value in most of them. Even Yogisms, the “philosophical” observations of the late, great New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra always provided some genuine guidance. There’s no stronger call


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