Twenty Minutes with a Titan – Phillipe Diego Rodriguez ’16

There’s been a common theme from all of these Twenty Minutes with a Titan interviews I’ve been doing: Being involved is a great way to get ahead in life. And that (along with being incredibly intelligent) is one of the things that my interviewee for this episode, Phillipe, points to for helping him succeed so […]

Twenty(ish) Minutes with a Titan – Bob Godlasky

What can you learn about entrepreneurship from Bob? A lot! Even though he repeated the third grade twice Bob’s experiences as an entrepreneur and marketer for Alpha Beta have been invaluable resources for CSUF Entrepreneurship students for eleven years running. Bob is a mentor in our program and works directly with teams that are working […]

Twenty Minutes with a Titan – Daniel Coats ’15 and ’18, Marketing Project Coordinator for Mihaylo College

When I started out Twenty Minutes with a Titan I did it with people like Daniel Coats in mind. Daniel is one of those people that does so much for the university but it’s normally behind the scenes. In this edition of Twenty Minutes with a Titan we discuss some of the topics that have […]

Twenty Minutes with a Titan – Mehrdad and Mariam Komeili, Founders of My Office Apps

I have had the pleasure of working with Mariam and Mehrdad for about a year. Their business, My Office Apps, makes enterprise resource planning (ERP) affordable for small and mid-sized businesses. It’s a powerful SaaS service that helps focus decision makers on what is important. In our discussion we talk about the importance of building […]

Twenty(ish) Minutes with a Titan – Jason Khoo, Founder and CEO at Zupo

Entrepreneurship, Taoism, and stoicism. That’s what Jason Khoo and Travis Lindsay talk about in this installment of Twenty Minutes with a Titan. Embodying a philosophy that puts everything in its right place helps to keep things in perspective and focuses people on what is most important. This is a crucial thing for an entrepreneur, or […]

Twenty Minutes with a Titan – Darren Jones, Executive Director – Enterprise Technology at The Walt Disney Company and President-Elect & VP, Communications and Marketing at the CSUF Alumni Board of Directors

Get involved! Darren Jones wears many hats. He’s the Executive Director – Enterprise Technology at The Walt Disney Company. He’s the President-Elect & VP, Communications and Marketing for the CSUF Alumni Board of Directors. And he’s involved in many other organizations, too many to list here. He also has tremendous advice for anyone that is […]

How We Can Repair the Economy After COVID-19

John Bradley Jackson was asked “How can we repair the Orange County economy after COVID-19?” earlier today. As an angel investor, professor of entrepreneurship, and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, JJ was prepared with an answer. Here is how JJ believes we can repair the economy after COVID-19. (To read his message, please go […]

Twenty Minutes with a Titan – Bryan Ruef, founder of 10-8 Systems

https://youtu.be/Zn9qE3CQudY Twenty Minutes with a Titan is Professor Travis Lindsay’s opportunity to talk with people once again and to also potentially provide value to those listening. How will listening to this provide value for you? Travis’ guest, Bryan Ruef, is not only a student at Cal State Fullerton but also the founder of 10-8 Systems, […]

5 Common Sales Challenges and Overcoming them

When it comes to sales, there are many common challenges (regardless of industry). Although some of these challenges are easier than others to overcome – just remember that time will always make things easier. Here are some common sales challenges and how to overcome them.  Challenge #1: Lack of Confidence You can prepare all day […]

Determining if SEO is a Good Marketing Channel for Your Startup

For startups, engaging in marketing sounds easy, but quickly becomes complex and hard to navigate. With so many different marketing channels that a start up can choose from, simply deciding which channel to pick is the first difficult hurdle.  Today, I’ll be focusing on how startups should understand if SEO is an option they should […]