Friday, January 03, 2014

January 3, 2014

For more:  John Wren cell (720)495-4949


Denver—Ben Franklin’s 307th birthday is being celebrated by the Small Business Chamber. William F Robinson III, principle in Robinson & Robinson, oldest law firm in Colorado, will speak on “Franklin’s meeting with Adam Smith, publication of The Wealth of Nations in 1776, and the impact on the US Constitution.”  Free if you join the group in January for just $1.50 per month (to be increased $1 each month)  see:  For sponsorship opportunities call John Wren (303)861-1447


Thursday, January 02, 2014

The Startup Show

John Wren will share ideas for taking action, if you have questions about anything discussed in this 5 minute live broadcast, call John at (303)861-1447, leave a complete, confidential message and he'll get back to you as soon as possible.

The Startup Show is on each day Monday thru Friday by 5 p.m. Mountain time. SPECIAL EDITION The Startup Show is produced from time to time on topics of interest to people starting and growing new businesses.

Here's today's show:

Join us tomorrow here in Denver for the IDEA Salone startup discussion group and/or the IDEA Cafe Startup Workshop, details and optional RSVP at: 

Free discussion meetings, links to Socrates Cafe, IDEA Cafe, etc. Start!: Links to Socrates Cafe, IDEA Cafe, etc.: Click on name below for more information: Denver Socrates Cafe   Good conversation, Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays at 6 p.m. Denver IDEA ...

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

The Startup Show E & D of IDEA

The Startup Show, live by 5 p.m. Mountain
Five or ten minutes of information, opinion, and inspiration.

Hope you'll share with any of your friends who are starting in a new direction with their work, starting a new career, new project or campaign, or new business.

Sponsored by the Small Business Chamber of Commerce, Inc. "We cooperate with local chambers and other groups to help provide more real help for startups."

Join us Fridays in Denver, Colorado for our IDEA Salon open discussion group about startup followed by our beginners meeting for startup, the Denver IDEA Cafe Startup Workshop. Not in Denver? Contact us for help starting similar meetings at a time and place that would work for you. More via link on  or call John Wren (303)861-1447

This life is short, let's get started!

Online Classes vs Self Directed Learning

Media Trends

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Follow Small Business Chamber on Twitter in 2004

Amar Bhide: In Defense of Human Judgment

Get rid of old mistaken ideas "root & branch," would be for the best, and an examination of why it does not happen in modern finance.

Charles Murray at Boulder

Last month (November 2013) Murray talks in Boulder about dramatic changes in characteristics founders felt essential for self-government (marriage, industriousness, honesty, and religious) separating between working and upper classes, leading to America coming apart (title of his recent book.)

Monday, December 30, 2013

Book TV: Edmund Phelps, "Mass Flourishing"

Book TV: Edmund Phelps, "Mass Flourishing"

The Startup Show, today (Mon, Dec 30), 5 p.m. Mountain.

We're live by 5 p.m. Mountain time, Monday thru Friday on YouTube Live Events, Google+ Live Hangouts, or here on You are welcome to share this any way you'd like with friends who might find what we are doing helpful.

 If you'd like to be a guest on an episode of the new SPECIAL EDITION The Startup Show we'll be doing after the 1st of the year, call and leave a complete, confidential message about who you are and what you'd like to share, and when a good time for me to get back with you via telephone in the next couple of days. It's ok to email me, but chances are I won't see it unless you've called and left a message, too. Call me at (303)861-1447

 Join us this Friday, or any Friday, for our Denver IDEA Salon, open discussion meeting about startup, and our Denver IDEA Cafe startup workshop. Also contact us if you'd like help starting similar groups in cooperation with your local chamber or other group. For more information and optional RSVP see link to on our Small Business Chamber site or call John Wren (303)861-1447. It's later than you think! But it's only too late if you don't start now! Just start!

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Top Ten Tweets for 2013

Are you using Twitter? I'll talk about Twitter on The Startup Show tomorrow, here live by 5 p.m. Mountain. Scroll down to see last Friday's show, I talked about the grassroots, why this is such a critical time in business and politics.