Denver Chapter Event with Gary HooverEight Keys to Building and Leading Successful Enterprises

Online June 16, 2021

This is an IN-PERSON Denver Chapter event (with an online option). The location is at 6455 S Yosemite Street, Suite 120. 


  1. Be Curious. Answers are rarely where you expect to find them. Study data. Learn every day. Expand the number of subjects you are interested in.
  1. Study History. You cannot know where you are going unless you know where you are coming from. Study trends and how things change through time. Learn from the

successes and failures of the past and past leaders.

  1. Study Geography. Know where you are at and where others come from. Study what places are rising and falling and why. Travel near and far.
  1. Be Clear. Avoid acronyms, buzzwords, and jargon. Would your grandparents or a six-year-old understand you?
  1. Be Consistent. What are your core values and skills? Focus your energies. Do a few things well. Improve every day.
  1. Serve Others. Above all else, put the customer first. Study people, their interests, and behaviors. Make the world a better place through your products and services.
  1. Be Unique. True to your soul. Do your own research. Make up your own mind. March to your own drummer.
  1. Be Passionate. Any venture is hard enough. If you do not love what you do, you will be far less likely to succeed.


  • Denver Chapter
  • Gary Hoover

Date & Time

  • Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
  • 8:00AM - 9:00AM Mountain


  • Online


Event Speaker

Denver Chapter

Jim Hall, Denver Chapter Chair. Founded Tally Street, a new venture to help small businesses grow revenues and avoid write-offs using a SaaS-based virtual analyst. Experience gained during 25 years of working with small business owners, accountants, and business consultants provides me with a unique perspective on cash flow, growth, and loss avoidance.

Gary Hoover

Gary Hoover

Gary Hoover is a serial entrepreneur, business historian, author, and teacher. He founded book superstore chain Bookstop, then co-founded the company that evolved into the business information source. He was the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the University of Texas-Austin Business School. Gary graduated from the University of Chicago, studying under Milton Friedman. He now serves as the Executive Director of the American Business History Center. He lives in Flatonia, Texas in his 57,000-book library

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