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Kaleigh Tait

Why I Now Believe in Exploring Best-Case Scenarios

By | LinkedIn Influencer

I wasn’t sure I had a New Year’s resolution this year. I’m not often in the habit of creating them let alone sharing them, but when I asked my Twitter followers for their insights, one particular theme struck a chord. Positivity is one of the key traits I depended on when I first started my own business — and now like many of you, it’s one of the areas I’m going to be focusing on in 2016. Now, let’s get one thing straight: I’m not walking around with a grey cloud over my head — generally, I am a pretty…

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Bringing the Small Business Revolution to Main Street

By | In the News

It will come as no surprise that I love small businesses. I love entrepreneurs and their willingness to take risks. I love the passion and drive small business owners have because it is the same passion and drive that helped me start and build my businesses. This week, I’ve seen that love of small business shine through in the hundreds of nominations coming in for the Small Business Revolution – Main Street contest that Deluxe Corporation has started. Through the Small Business Revolution campaign, Deluxe and I are inviting business and civic leaders, along with small business patrons to nominate…

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Robert Herjavec previews season 2 of Beyond the Tank, reflects on Shark Tank investments – EW.com

By | Shark Tank

‘One of the challenges I always have with “Shark Tank” is, to a certain degree, we romanticize being an entrepreneur,’ he says. ‘”Beyond the Tank” shows people the good, the bad, the ugly.’   Beyond the Tank is back with its sophomore season — and it’s got bite.  A spinoff of Shark Tank, Beyond the Tank shows the business-savvy sharks — Robert Herjavec, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Mark Cuban, and Kevin O’Leary (a.k.a. Mr. Wonderful) — checking in on entrepreneurs and their respective businesses after they’ve appeared on the original investment show.     Here, Herjavec — a tech tycoon…

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Fiscally Fit: Robert Herjavec

By | In the News

One of the best words used to describe business mogul Robert Herjavec is “focus.” It was a young Herjavec’s focus that helped his family transition to living in North America after escaping from former Yugoslavia at the tender age of eight. That same drive also helped Herjavec bounce back in his mid-20s after losing his job. His ambition and willingness to work hard helped lead him to the top of the business world. As we start the new year, Herjavec says that it’s a sense of purpose that will help people reach their resolutions and achieve their personal goals. “Anything…

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The Hollywood Reporter: Robert Herjavec

By | In the News

Shark Tank star Robert Herjavec, Rolex devotee, often will purchase a watch to mark a special occasion. “A watch is still one of those things that makes you feel special and important,” he says. “It’s a bit of a celebration.” When he was starting out in business, Herjavec admired his boss’ yellow gold Rolex Day-Date President. At dinner one night, he inquired about it and was told it cost $25,000. “The idea that someone could afford a watch worth that kind of money just blew my mind. I said, ‘If I ever make it, that’s the watch I will buy.’…

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Why Robert Herjavec Supports the Small Business Revolution

By | In the News

FROM FEAR TO SUCCESS: A big part of building a successful small business is being able to speak to it and stand behind it; you are the product you’re selling. For Canadian entrepreneur and “Shark Tank” star Robert Herjavec, being a part of Small Business Revolution was an easy decision. The process Created as a way for the Deluxe Corporation to celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Small Business Revolution campaign asks people across the country to nominate notable small business owners to receive $25,000. Herjavec and a panel of experts from Deluxe will choose a finalist that is, in addition…

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I’m a Runner: Tech Entrepreneur & “Shark” on ABC’s Shark Tank, 53, Toronto/L.A

By | In the News

That’s just like running. There are a lot of fans at the finish line of a marathon, but not as many between miles three and 26. My proudest running moment was my first marathon in Miami in 2009. I trained only for a few months, but I was really proud that I even finished [in 4:40]. I run five miles daily, plus a long run of eight to 10 miles on Sunday. It’s hard to find the time, but if I don’t, I’m more tired, I need to eat more—it affects me physically and mentally. I appeared on Dancing with…

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