Mr Cranky vs Mr Nicey Nice - on BRANDING...Come See Who Wins!! Wednesday, March 25 from 5:30p – 7:30p A MENG DC event sponsored by Glen Hellman debates himself as Mr Cranky and Mr Nicey Nice.  Watch him debate, distilling a brand and getting that message out. Come see who wins. Glen Hellman Read More

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Today the rumor flew.... Apple is going to build a car.  I'm sure it will be a design dream and with that in mnd I'd like to be the first to review the automobile. The Mr Cranky First Drive Apple Car Review It drives like a dream, it's attractive and a head Read More

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I've seen a pitch or two in my day. In fact this weekend I saw five startup entrepreneurs pitching to raise capital and in those five pitches I witnessed seven common pitching mistakes. I'd seen these mistakes many times before. One lady made all seven of these errors in one Read More

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Eight months ago I joined a great company, 10Pearls as Chief Revenue Officer and in that time we doubled revenue, built scalable, innovative software and had some fun and as of today, I’ve accomplished what I came to do…. Got back in the Game – left consulting for doing Got Back In Read More

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Glen Hellman (that's me, by the way, speaking in the 3rd Person about myself, which is so darn pretentious and douchie, which is not out of Glen's character and yet is another 3rd person reference to myself, albeit in a more self-effacing manner) will be facilitating a free (as in Read More

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A little background,  In DC there is an invitation-only, CEO organization called Mindshare.  Each year since it’s founding the Mindshare educational program graduated an average of 30 - 50 CEOs. Today the organization claims over 700 CEOs. The Alumni network is substantial and connected sporting an active alumni listserv. The listerv features Read More

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Anyone can tell you what happened in the past but it takes a true visionary to give you a look back at a year that is about to happen. Looking back at the year ahead is the sign of a true visionary!!!! So here's my annual look back at the Read More

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How Do You Know If You’re Business Is Doing Great? As a business coach, I’d ask, “How’s Business.” The standard answer, “Great!” Then the deeper question, “How do you know?’ “Because our revenue is up 10% and we’re turning a profit.” Me: “Well that’s great if your business was a top performer against peers last Read More

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