Make It Work, Now Belongs To Geek Squad

Eric Greenspan, CEO of astUtemy and 74 SystemsEntrepreneuring0 Comments

In 1995, I sat on my couch with an IBM Thinkpad 720C, Coreldraw, Microsoft Word and created Make It Work. I wrote a one page business plan and create this logo: My business idea was simple, I wanted to help people “make it work” in their business using technology and building operational software solutions. I built CRMs out of Microsoft Access … Read More

I’m a Hero! (insightly)

Eric Greenspan, CEO of astUtemy and 74 SystemsEntrepreneuring, Ignite, Tech0 Comments

Today, I was asked to join the insightly Hero™ program. I was proud to be asked, but I’m really more focused on how this can help my business and more importantly, how it can help our customers. As an insightly Hero™, I now have access to more information and resources to help our clients get more from their insightly deployments. … Read More

Stay the Course – Create Success with Relentless Commitment

Eric Greenspan, CEO of astUtemy and 74 SystemsEntrepreneuring, Ignite, Motivational, Think Big0 Comments

Patience, it’s not only a virtue, it’s a requirement for success. Rarely does anything build and become valuable over night and usually, if it does, it will fall as fast. A good idea can mature to a great idea and a great business but it requires attention, nurturing and more importantly, patience. But most important is your ability to stay … Read More

Do

Eric Greenspan, CEO of astUtemy and 74 SystemsEntrepreneuring1 Comment

Every morning when you wake up, treat it like it’s your first day, and like it’s your last day, on earth. Forget all that’s happened badly. Remember all you’ve learned, but remember only what lifted you and helps drive your passion. Take the day on like it might be your last and you want to complete as much as possible … Read More

The Ten Commandments for Entrepreneurs

Eric Greenspan, CEO of astUtemy and 74 SystemsEntrepreneuring, Ignite, Motivational, Think Big0 Comments

Years ago I began doing a presentation called Think Big for area high schools and colleges which included The Ten Commandments for Entrepreneurs. It became quite popular and I was asked to keynote my Think Big presentation for Women’s Economic Ventures. I was honored and knew my material mattered when I got hugs from several of the women after my … Read More

I’m Eric Greenspan, not Eric Greenspan nor Eric Greenspan

Eric Greenspan, CEO of astUtemy and 74 SystemsEntrepreneuring, Legal, Me0 Comments

Every day my website gets hit by someone looking for Chef Eric Greenspan winner of the LA Grilled Cheese Invitational, owner of the Roof on Wilshire and of Food Network fame. Sometimes I get hits from someone looking for Eric Greenspan the LA attorney who has represented Christina Aguilera and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. And every once in a … Read More

Better Business Bureau vs. the Mafia

Eric Greenspan, CEO of astUtemy and 74 SystemsEntrepreneuring5 Comments

The Better Business Bureau was created by and for business. It’s not a government agency. It once had a true purpose and provided protection to consumers. Today, in my opinion, it’s a business that makes its living off of coercing other businesses to become a member. If you don’t, they give you a low rating based on, well, I’m not … Read More