Finland’s Urpo Ylönen: The Goalie Coach Who Found a Niche on the Ice

The Solopreneur Life

Before 2002, no Finnish goaltender had ever held a starting role in the National Hockey League. A few hockey programs, including next-door-neighbor Sweden, are trying to duplicate the organizational training system that Upi has built in Finland. Related posts: Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? T he Niche: Teaching young hockey players in Finland how to be goaltenders.

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Featured Soloist Monique Y. Wells: “I Love the Freedom to Explore”

The Solopreneur Life

Type of business: Training and mentoring in time management. I launched a solo consultancy in preclinical safety assessment in 2002. In early 2009, I began training my preclinical safety colleagues in time management as a means of keeping abreast of the happenings in the industry as a result of the recession.

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Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Stephanie LH Calahan

You have a strategy and training and you've done all of your warm ups.  The free training (a 4-part series of videos) was well done and well focused on a real problem that the audience, small business owners, were experiencing every day. We did a number of things: free video training series leading up to a tele class promoted via social media, email; jv partners helped us to promote; and. Mentor and Certified Strategic Business Leadership Coach.

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