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Interapt Employee Spotlight: Jared Giles

Jared Giles was hired on as a project manager, but offers way more to Interapt than just his management skills. With goals to both help Interapt grow and become a world famous dancer, Jared is one guy Interapt could not do without.

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Companies Must Overcome Fears of Change and Invest In Technology

If you were a fly on the wall of a grey, fluorescent-lit cubicle at an anonymous corporation in the mid 1990s in Anytown, USA, and you may have heard this conversation take place:

[Employee A] “What'’s with this "electronic mail" they want us to start using? What’s wrong with Post-Its?”
[Employee B] “I’'ll tell you what… first they make us use these computers, now they just want to record everything we say and do with our customers! It’'s like 1984 in here...soon the Thought Police will be measuring how much toilet paper you’'re using!”

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Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Rush: Part I

For devout music fans, the most fascinating part of a rock documentary about their favorite band is often the way the film humanizes its members.  Of course, stories of how any famous band becomes the super group we know and love to listen to will vary with each group.   But rather than focus on the more commonly known backstories that loyal fans may already know, a documentary filmmaker usually has a different objective in mind: Shed a light on the much less publicized aspect of a specific band’s road to success by giving us an intimate look at the events in their personal lives that shape

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Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Rush: Part II

For devout music fans, the most fascinating part of a rock documentary about their favorite band is often the way the film humanizes its members.  Of course, stories of how any famous band becomes the super group we know and love to listen to will vary with each group.   But rather than focus on the more commonly known backstories that loyal fans may already know, a documentary filmmaker usually has a different objective in mind: Shed a light on the much less publicized aspect of a specific band’s road to success by giving us an intimate look at the events in their personal lives that shape

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Lessons Learned In Working for a StartUp

After our last post about entrepreneur lessons we've learned from Steve Jobs, I got to thinking about some other lessons I've learned while working for a startup.

Our generation has seemingly replaced the vernacular ‘small business’ with ‘startup.’ From the dry cleaner to the bakery, every new small business is a startup today. To me, we all have certain growth modes we go through, whether it's a mobile tech business or even a business that doesn't use a single piece of mobile technology.

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10 Lessons Learned as a 30-Something Entrepreneur

I've been a full-time entrepreneur since 2006, but I've been doing it part-time for the past 15 years. I can even recall innovating a new tennis racquet design as a young child. I'm often asked to speak to groups of entrepreneurs and business students about the things I've learned. These are some of the lessons I've learned over the last 15 years as an entrepreneur and business owner.

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