What New Graduates Need to Know to Survive After College

Last weekend was graduation weekend around the country. Smart young kids, optimistic, yet often disillusioned, about what to expect in the “real world.” Political undertones ran rampant in commencement speeches and I think, in many cases, the graduates’ best interest was lost to the speakers’ agendas. I was on the radio earlier this week – … More What New Graduates Need to Know to Survive After College

Identity: Who You Really Are or What You are Hiding Behind?

Father. Husband. Leader. Brother. Entrepreneur. Business Owner. Triathlete. CEO. Son. Identity is a funny thing. When I’m introducing myself at a conference, I’m Adam Hergenrother – CEO & Entrepreneur. When I’m meeting people at a family gathering with my in-laws, I’m Adam – Sarah’s husband. Your identity – how you (and others) label and categorize yourself within … More Identity: Who You Really Are or What You are Hiding Behind?

5 Things You Need to Decide Before You Become an Entrepreneur

I studied business and finance in college and like any optimistic kid from small-town America, I had my sights set on Wall Street. Bright lights. Big city… where dreams are made of, the lights will inspire you… New York. Corporate America, working for “the man,” those were things that got me excited. While I didn’t … More 5 Things You Need to Decide Before You Become an Entrepreneur