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December 02, 2010

It is no secret the U.S. economy is still not the most stable.  With foreclosures, job loss, and an increase in crime, the U.S. is still feeling the effects of the 2009/2010 recession.  Read More

What’s the deal with foursqu…

November 30, 2010

Foursquare is a mobile app with the purpose of letting your friends know where you are and who you’re with while encouraging you to explore your city through a points based game.  The system utilizes “check-in” locations where you are awarded points and badges for venturing into new places or frequenting your favorite spots. Read More

Develop a Customer Service Man…

November 25, 2010

Never before in the history of business and marketing has customer service been at front and center as it is today. So much so that it is being transformed and reborn infront of our eyes as arguable one of the most mission critical components that can make or break a business. –  Joseph Jaffe in Customer Service Manifesto Read More

Worlds colliding - Branding vs…

November 23, 2010

I work in the realm of brand and marketing and I have lived by my definitions of both. Brand is a world where promise must meet delivery, and where that delivery must then be measured. And marketing is the world where the acquisition, retention and management of a customer  – over time – is the fundamental rule of law. Read More

2014 College Pro Season Underway

Posted On January 17, 2014

As the new year began, so did our team of 2014 College Pro Entrepreneurs.  

We came together for our annual Leadership Conference to work on core skills, share best practices and spend time with our peers.

Our CEO, Tony Valle, framed the event with two key pieces: (1) Brand Experience and (2) Promises.

"We are only as good as a Brand as the sum of our promises kept" he said, and went on to challenge the group to really deliver on the promises they make in their communities around North America.

Apart from our general sessions, each entrepreneur engaged in 3 advanced skill sessions to help grow on the success of their 2013 business to achieved their 2014 objectives.

Sessions Included:
—Business Planning
—Maximizing Performance & Productivity
—Leading Performance
—Marketing 2.0
—Financial Management
—Recruiting & Leading Employees
—Advanced Selling

Our 2014 Theme: Enterpreneurs Start Here

So, who makes up College Pro you ask?  This zany group of focused, innovative and hard working people.  Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, but for those who take it on and really make a run of it, it can be life changing.

We're excited for the business season ahead.

If you've got somebody in your network that has the entrepreneurial spirit, connect them with us using the following link:

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