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A Lesson for Mentors

Written by Brian Whipple, Program Manager of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center In high school I was presented a unique opportunity. My school implemented a mentorship program designed to help kids like me discover passions and prepare for the next step. As a pimply, know-it-all teenager, I really… Read more »

3 Signs That You Shouldn’t Be Your Company’s Social Media Manager

 Written by Brian Whipple, Program Manager of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. A few months back I came to a pivotal, life changing realization. I realized that I am not the best person to manage our company’s social media. I know . . . shocking. I made… Read more »

5 Lessons Learned from a Newbie

Written by Kyla Frye, Client Services Coordinator of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. After almost a year into my first professional career, here are 5 lessons I’ve learned along the way!  1. It’s okay to ask questions! No one is expecting you to have all the answers… Read more »

Dr. Jim Rutledge

Jim was the President and CEO of Coffee Memorial Blood Center for 11 years, and was recently the Interim President and Executive Director of The Medical Center at Amarillo (Harrington Regional Medical Center) . Prior to coming to Amarillo, he was a Senior Vice President for a Fortune 500 manufacturer of filtration products. Jim has… Read more »

WT Enterprise Center, Culinary Coop, provides opportunity for clients at Dallas Gourmet Food Market

The WTAMU Enterprise Center, Culinary Coop, offers distribution opportunity for incubator clients at Dallas Gourmet Food Market January 16-22, 2013.   Amarillo, Texas – January 9, 2013   The WTAMU Enterprise Center Culinary Coop features client, Fanelli’s Finest through placement in the Dallas Gourmet Food Market. Through this opportunity Fanelli’s Finest gourmet, all-natural lasagna sauce… Read more »

“How’s the Weather Where You Work?”

Written by Coco Duckworth, Advisory Board Member of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. Remember the old question, “Are you a thermostat or a thermometer?” A thermostat changes the temperature in an environment; the other only reflects the current temperature. As a business coach, I believe everyone carries… Read more »

Have You Assembled the Right Team?

Written by Jeff Reid, Incubator Director of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com. Working “on” the business rather than “in” the business is a challenge for the small business owner.  Most small businesses are typified by a linear model in which the owner provides support to the team,… Read more »

3 Simple Questions to Create Space in Your Hectic Schedule

Written by David Terry, Executive Director of the WT Enterprise Center. For more information about the WT Enterprise Center visit www.IncubationWorks.com.  Let’s face it, we can’t “manage” time. Given the same number of hours in each day, we can only make use of the time we have. In this time of year, when we are considering… Read more »

Graduate Press Release

The WTAMU Enterprise Center honors five 2012 incubation graduate companies and presents the first annual “Client of the Year” award Wednesday, December 12th at noon. Amarillo, TX- December 5, 2012 Media and community members are invited to support incubation and economic development through small business at the WTAMU Enterprise Center annual December Lunch & Learn… Read more »