Sara Paisner Interview by the American Chemical Society on Entrepreneurship


Published on Nov 21, 2014 —
After years of working as a bench chemist, Sara Paisner found a growing passion in business, leading her to earning an MBA, starting a startup business, and now as Director of Marketing with Portfolio Decisions, Inc. Watch as Paisner shares her unusual path to business and some lessons learned for startup businesses.

The CEO Drives the Company Culture


What is company culture? The definition of company culture from About.com is “the personality of a company and defines what a company, from an employee perspective, is like to work for. Company culture includes the company mission, values, ethics, expectations, goals, and work environment.”  Merriam-Webster tells us that company culture is “the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, […]

How Entrepreneurs Come Up With New Ideas


Where do ideas come from? One aspect of entrepreneurship and new product development that can be overwhelming is the thought that any new product or idea must be dramatically different from everything else out there. Actually, small changes can create a totally different product and lead to an entrepreneurial venture. So try this:  Develop a Chindogu. From Urban […]