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Scott Ballum | November 15, 2010
The timing is impeccable. Here at Sheepless, we're back from licking our wounds, fired up to engage once again with the amazing local economies and sustainable business movements popping up all over the country. And what a better Coming Out day than the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week?
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Scott Ballum | November 14, 2010
This September, Scott hosted a panel disc
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Scott Ballum | August 25, 2010
We're hitting the road! Sheepless founder Scott Ballum is driving from California to Maine—and back—to discover innovative and unique small businesses wherever they may be. Read more about the idea behind this trip here. Wednesday, September 29: Denver, CO Starting to get a sense of just how wide the middle of this country is, I finally wrapped up a day-and-a-half of driving to arrive in Denver...
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Scott Ballum | August 23, 2010
It's been many months since I've published an update on the status and the direction of Sheepless.org. To be frank, as I near the one-year mark of publishing online in this venue I find myself, and the future of this endeavor, quite unsettled. This is not a point where many, including myself, feel comfortable starting a public commentary on the status of their project. It is usually the time when we hide, when we feel sorry for ourselves and wonder why we started this in the first place and oh, can't I just have my old job back?
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| August 23, 2010
Having Marketing Mentor’s Start Anytime Marketing Plan + Calendar is like having your marketing “to do list” already filled out for you for the entire year! You’ll know how much time to spend on your marketing every week, how many prospects to contact, how much time to spend on the phone, when to launch an e-mail campaign…and when to reward yourself for a job well done.
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Scott Ballum | August 10, 2010
When a big box store in Mesa, AZ, shuttered its doors for the last time, it was not celebrated in the way some communities rally for the closing of a Walmart Superstore. In fact, in its last days, families came to Mervyn’s to reminisce about buying their kid’s first shoes and prom dresses. In a neighborhood where the streets are wide and summers hit 112°F, the 40 year old department store was a community institution. But economics being what they are, it closed nonetheless in 2008, leaving a 41,000 sq ft shell.
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Scott Ballum | July 23, 2010
We're hitting the road! Sheepless founder Scott Ballum is driving from California to Maine—and back—to discover innovative and unique small businesses wherever they may be, and documenting the trip in video as we go [WATCH], please check it out and follow along!
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Scott Ballum | July 13, 2010
There's a neighborhood I've heard about, with the most remarkable sense of community. On one block there's a giant warehouse outfitted for woodworking, photo studios, computer rooms, and painters studios. Across the street two women collaborate with building owners to build rooftop gardens and parks.
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| June 3, 2010
InVenture is a micro venture capital fund that empowers businesses to lift their communities out of poverty
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Scott Ballum | May 20, 2010
Yeves Perez has a distinct vision for San Diego, arguably sparked by a singular horrific meeting with a potential real estate investor who asked, in completely sincerity, “What are you planning to