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The Inner Game of Tennis: How to let yourself learn in “the zone”

Posted on 12 Oct 2014 in entrepreneur, events, personal growth | 0 comments

By LIZ TRICE   September’s Entrepreneurship Book Group was on the Inner Game of Tennis by Timothy Gallwey. The book is classic personal development book by a tennis teacher who noticed typical coaching (raise your arm, bend your knees. . . ) didn’t work well. Gallway started observing carefully what did work, and developed ideology […]

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Entrepreneurship and Personal Growth, or how to Grow, not Sink

Posted on 10 Oct 2014 in entrepreneur, personal growth | 0 comments

By LIZ TRICE Starting a business can provoke some of the hardest challenges we’re likely to face in our lives. We have personal challenges like everyone, but all too often it’s the stress of not having time for a personal life, stressful work relationships, or threat of a ruined reputation or financial future that threatens […]

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Top Ten ways to practice “Essentialism” – from book club at ThinkTank

Posted on 12 Sep 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By LIZ TRICE Do you want to be remembered for your accomplishments, your happiness, or your obsessive attention to your cellphone? As part of the new entrepreneurship book group meeting monthly at ThinkTank, I met with a group of 8 others to discuss “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” by Greg Mckeown. Led by Patrick […]

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5 Minutes with Tyler Frank

Posted on 07 Aug 2014 in entrepreneur, interview, startup | 0 comments

President of Garbage to Garden How did Garbage to Garden come to be? What was the spark that ignited your company? Before Garbage to Garden, I was living in a small apartment on the East End in Portland with no space to compost. One day a roommate commented to me that she wished composting could […]

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Imagine innovation in health insurance—and come talk about it

Posted on 09 Jul 2014 in events | 0 comments

By Ben Richardson for Maine Community Health Options Maine Community Health Options is driven by the idea that the health insurance industry is in dire need of disruptive innovation. To that end, the company has stayed in touch with Maine communities since its inception. As the resident intern, I want to focus that engagement on young […]

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Another Awesome Part of #MSCW is #CreateYourCity

Posted on 12 Jun 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hey folks — today’s the official start of Maine Startup and Create Week so we’ll be doing some more blogging on this site each day.  One of the things that’s been amazing about this event are all the collaborators involved.  One of those amazing folks are Adam Burk of the TreeHouse Institute.  Adam is  someone […]

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