Category: Who am I and What is This Site?

What’s in a Name?

One of the many challenges of starting a new company is deciding on a name. In addition to coming up with something clever, you also need to make sure that the URL is available. (Preferably the DOT COM version…but that’s another post). If you have searched for any domain name lately, it doesn’t take long to find out that all the good names are gone, and frankly, most of the bad ones are gone too…. READ MORE

Let Them Fail

What is the opposite of success? Sadly, most people say “FAILURE’, however, failure is not the opposite of success, it is PART of success. We need to change the way we think, teach and lead and encourage our children We need encourage students and employees to learn from entrepreneurs – to try and to fail. Trying and failing is a great motivator and it teaches resilience, and resilience is a virtue. Fear of failure is… READ MORE

The Business of Being an Entrepreneur… Who is Patrick Hadley?

Who is Patrick Hadley? Good question. I love business and I love being an entrepreneur and I have been one all of my life. I grew up outside of Boston. I graduated from UMASS, Amherst. I worked in sales and marketing for a couple of giant companies before venturing out on my own. My first business was publishing a college entertainment magazine in New York City. Which I started with about $50,000 in credit card… READ MORE