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“A journey of a million miles begins with a single inch.” Or something like that. The quote, or the original which mine references, may be the most quoted and least understood idea in America. The single step idea is universal to all creation, and may be the most important factor in its success.

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Pedal App Drives Auto Enthusiasts To The Right Track

CARS! CARS! Inc. has unveiled its new app, PEDAL, a social media community for auto enthusiasts. It’s a share space for car passion, but it’s also a place to build brands -- for free. “From the standpoint of an influencer, you can post whatever you want,” says PEDAL co-founder Erik Lunseth, “and to promote your brand, you can put a link in there to a YouTube video. Or you can place a link to your website or a blog so that you can further promote your brand. That’s even more powerful to those marketeers in the auto industry.” Erik, along with Caroline Connor, created PEDAL. ClearSummit CEO Shane Zilinskas and COO Kara McGehee oversaw the app’s architecture. “We’re built in...

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Consumer Health Entrepreneur Ashley Dombrowski Closes Largest Series B on Record for a Company with a Female CEO

According to Ashley Dombrowski, PhD, “before” is better than “after.” The former chief business officer of 23andMe is now addressing an idea that reflects her passion -- and uses her skills -- as both a scientist and a mother. Because of the deepening U.S. food allergy epidemic, Ashley’s team has developed SpoonfulOne Daily Food Mix-In. It’s a patented daily dietary  supplement powder designed to help a child’s body get accustomed to the foods responsible for 90% of food allergies (the product is designed specifically for children without a diagnosed food allergy). SpoonfulOne  can be consumed any time after solid foods have been introduced. The objective is to include it as a consistent, daily part of a child’s diet. This is...

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Class of 2030: Prepare For The Future of Skills

Yeah, yeah -- in the very near future, robots will be passive-aggressively strong arming us out of all of our jobs. We’ve heard this rant countless times. But let’s get past the hand wringing and become proactive. Let’s figure out exactly which skills we -- and our kids -- need to develop to stay nimble on our human feet and remain gainfully employed. The robots can take their jobs and shove it. Today’s elementary school crowd will be entering the job market around 2030. The question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” has never been more relevant than right now. Some of our current best and brightest minds are paving the way for how to help...

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