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Written by Ron Sklar -

The 2nd Tribeca TV Festival celebrates those television pioneers who have broken boundaries in episodic storytelling; when it comes to nonfiction, there is no better example of this achievement and spirit than Shark Tank. The show marks its 10th season and 200th episode this year. In the course of a decade, it has become iconic, due to the irresistible concept of hopeful entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to super-capable, savvy investors. The story is already in place, and it’s rags-to-riches: each Shark has forged an empire out of nothing but their own smarts, instinct and intuition. Now, at the top...

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Written by Bennett Personius -

“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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Written by Ron Sklar -

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...

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Written by Ron Sklar -

“If​ ​you​ ​have​ ​a​ ​passion,​ ​seek​ ​something​ ​out​ ​where​ ​you​ ​can​ ​involve​ ​that passion,”​ ​

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