2018 Entrepreneur of the Year

HeadRoom Named Entrepreneur of the Year

By Katie Virtue on 19 April 2018 - 5:37

Excitement is in the air! HeadRoom has been chosen as the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year from the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented during the Chamber’s Small Business Awards Event on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Each year, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce along with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania takes the….

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Mentor Business Competition

John Tooher Mentors Award-Winning Entrepreneur

By Katie Virtue on 22 April 2017 - 10:26

Congratulations are in order! This spring, HeadRoom’s managing partner John Tooher mentored Temple University student Anmol Gupta in preparation for the Be Your Own Boss Bowl hosted by the Temple Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute. At this annual live pitch competition, Temple University students, faculty, staff and alumni pitch their companies to a panel of industry experts. The judges awarded….

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Shared Office Space Becoming More Popular

By Katie Virtue on 3 January 2017 - 10:02

Is your smartphone buzzing in your pocket? Are you checking your email while in line at the post office? It is evident now more than ever before that the traditional office space for small businesses may soon go the way of rotary phones. The end of the office? John Boitnott explores this idea in an….

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HeadRoom Magic: Part 1

By Katie Virtue on 29 June 2016 - 4:26

SnyderLAW offers outsourced general counsel and intellectual property services, such as copyrights, trademarks, and patents. They are working to change the conversation between business and their legal counsel by utilizing technology, and by providing an innovative subscription fee service called Scribe®. On their experience at HeadRoom: “Moving into HeadRoom allowed SnyderLAW to collaborate with local….

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Finding Inspiration from 8,000 Women

By Katie Virtue on 20 November 2015 - 1:42

HeadRoom Managing Partner Erin Lievens shares what she learned from the inspiring speakers at the 2015 Pennsylvania Conference for Women. There is something incredibly powerful about sitting in a room filled with over 8,000 businesswomen representing every industry, field, and position. There were probably more differences than similarities between those of us in the room, and yet….

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End of the Year SEO Tuneup

By Katie Virtue on 11 November 2015 - 10:02

Welcome to the HeadRoom Resident Guest Post series. This month we’re taking a look at year-end planning for your business. In this post Ellen Thompson, founder of Results Repeat, explains why you should make sure that your business is visible online.  For many businesses, lead generation is directly correlated to online visibility—aka showing up on the first….

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Puzzle piece

Look At Your Numbers Now

By Katie Virtue on 28 October 2015 - 10:21

Welcome to the HeadRoom Resident Guest Post series. This month we’re taking a look at year-end planning for your business. Julie Shopa of Clarity Finances explains how you can save money on taxes by looking at your numbers now.  “How could my profit be so high? I only have $XX in my checking account?” “What do….

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Do You Know Your Customers?

By Katie Virtue on 7 October 2015 - 10:35

How well do you know your customers? When was the last time you really looked at your customer base? HeadRoom strategy expert John Tooher says it’s critical to create a reliable profile of your customers. This is 80% of the battle when it comes to retaining the customers you love, and growing your customer base….

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2015 Innovator of the Year

By Katie Virtue on 29 September 2015 - 1:09

Congratulations to FOCUS Foods Inc, the first recipient of the Innovator of the Year Award, powered by PECO! Six competitors faced off in front of local leaders to pitch their innovative idea on September 24, 2015. The competition was fierce, but ultimately FOCUS Foods co-founder and CEO Julia Kurnik won the day with her pitch describing….

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John Tooher

Don’t Drown in Data

By Katie Virtue on 22 September 2015 - 11:16

You’re surrounded by data, with plenty of information about how your business operates. But does that mean you truly understand your business? In this video, HeadRoom strategy expert John Tooher explains the important differences between data, information, knowledge, and wisdom. Taking the time to understand your business in depth is the first step to the….

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