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Often dubbed a Growth Architect by his clients, Joel Block advises companies on explosive growth strategies by driving revenue and sales. Well known in the capital markets, Joel is a successful entrepreneur, speaker, advisor and faculty member of the iLearningGlobal community.

Real Estate Syndication Questions & Answers

In the coming weeks, I will continue to answer the real estate questions that come in using our Wednesday column. Feel free to submit your own questions as well.

Don’t Make a Bad Situation Worse

If you watched the NFL championship game on Sunday between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants, then you know that this exact situation occurred.

Learn How to Raise Money for Real Estate Through Syndication

By now, you are probably well aware of the fate of Countrywide Financial Corporation, the leader in the sub-prime mortgage debacle that has gripped the United States' economy as fiercely as a shark that thrashes its prey before consuming it.

Working the Southwest System

In early November 2007, Southwest Airlines announced a new boarding procedure - and this procedure has been difficult for some people to catch on to.

A Chance to Give Back by Helping Others who are Down...

I know that I have a lot to be personally thankful for but there are some people who wonder how they will get through the holiday season. They face cold, dark nights without shelter, food and clothes.

A Product is Not Necessarily a Business

I've seen many products that have multiple applications or that could be added to a line of products and marketed much more effectively than if they were presented on a stand-alone basis.

Don’t Push the Envelope Too Far

I usually write columns about business topics that help entrepreneurs make good business decisions. Sometimes, however, the most important lessons come from non-business situations.

In Business, Ask for Directions

Navigators exist in business. They're a little harder to find than people who know a geographical area, but as you grow your business, you'll want to hook up with an expert navigator.

Having a Partner

Entrepreneurs need to remember that the goal is to get to the other side of the river. It's not quite so important who paddles the boat.

Know What You Know

When you are growing your business, it's imperative that you know what you know - and what you don't know. I always recommend that entrepreneurs and service providers of all stripes specialize in some field.

Someone Always Knows More

I'm talking about someone from a different discipline who, by virtue of his or her training or experience, sees a problem from a different perspective than others.

Corpra-Preneurship: The Trend that is Taking Corporations by Storm

Corpra-Preneurial corporations adopt an entrepreneurial mindset and culture. Examples include Microsoft and Google - companies that take an entrepreneurial approach to problem solving...