Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.

Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone

Hey! It’s Thursday night again, back here in our DTSP venue HQ NOVA 535 for the weekly gathering of the Entrepreneur Social Club (TM). It’s every Thursday night, well except an occasional holiday respite, since 2009. That’s a lot of faces, laughs; oh man, so many laughs. Real long, belly shaking ones that let out the stresses of our working lives. We are the Entrepreneurs, dreamers, business owners, visionaries, mentors, students and start-ups. Those of us who cannot help but to make things better. Smoother, faster, less expensive, more reliable. Or just new. New technologies, new systems, new solutions. That’s us. It certainly isn’t the politician, oh no! In fact club rules EXPRESSLY forbid religion and politics. Because then we all get along, arguing about what’s best, not about what’s just best for me. Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone. Better for all is better for all. Think about that. When things are better, that’s better for EVERYONE. So we take that positive, can do better attitude, for ourselves, our businesses, our customers and for our species, into, through and hopefully well beyond our weekly meetings. This is a time for us to connect, network, regenerate, grow and enjoy. So read on and join us on another ESC adventure!!

Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Pictured left to right in blue is Derrick Harmel, newcomers Mickey Wagner in hat, and Nate Wheeler (both with WeCreate.com) then Keith Long and Krystle in white and black
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
(Just prior to ESC) Enrique and Bruce from Hidalgo Wines, for the part of my job that I enjoy the most; Wine Tasting!
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Getting the ESC group photos takes patience and perseverance… like herding 30 ADD cats on meth
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Members giving their 30 second Pitch
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Art Gueli, Kym and Chris Jenkins and Krystle Pinzker. Our ESC All-Star After Party Party All Starzz
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Julia Marie and Art Gueli

Pictured below left is Greg Simek and then newcomers Amy and Mark Anderson, moving in next door to NOVA 535 with StPeteSaltWorks.com. Welcome to the neighborhood! Amy’s niece volunteers for Bright Futures which can be helpful to super busy solopreneurs like Abby Albaum of Hoola Monsters.

Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Greg Simak and newcomers Amy and Mark Anderson
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Left to Right – Newcomer then David Schmueck, Keith Widmer and back again from the Coast Guard
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
QBO Guru Krystle Pinzker and Keith Long
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Newcomers Nate Wheeler and Mickey Wagner
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Derrick Harmel and Cal Tiger

I asked for the ESC group tonight to “Give me Something New”:

All the best software tools and cloud infrastructure services in one place. Discover new tools submitted by the community. Learn why developers like the tools they use.” Source: StackShare.IO

Shipping can be unnecessarily complicated and inefficient. We make it easy for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses by eliminating those complications.” Source: ShipStation.com

Ever been to a restaurant or bar bathroom that was a total shite show? We have. Shite.show will be live soon, and we’ll share the reviews of the best and worst bathrooms you’ve ever seen.” Source: Shite.Show

A new online payroll company says, “We believe that humans aren’t resources. When we come to work, we don’t leave our humanity at the door. We bring life with us: our feats and friendships,
our adventures and aspirations. Great businesses treat us like people, not ID numbers. When that happens, work becomes a source of energy rather than fatigue. It creates a virtuous cycle where life improves work, and work improves our lives. That’s why we started Gusto. Our mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life.”  Source: Gusto.com

5 stories. 1 daily email. Every reason to get healthyish.”  Source: Greatist.com

Whether you sell online, on social media, in store, or out of the trunk of your car, Shopify has you covered.” Source: Shopify.com

All-in-one Marketing Toolkit for digital marketing professionals.” Source: Semrush.com

Tech Guru Chris Jenkins suggests we add Google Analytics thru Google Tag Manager onto our websites.

Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Lovely Entrepreneurial sisters Haley and Abby Albaum

BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:

Tools of Titans book cover

4-Hour Work Week

Tools of the Titens

Stealing Fire Book

Slicing Pie

Slicing Pie book cover

Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
Tony Michaelides and Seth Mattox

TV and FILMS:

MOVIES: The Founder.

TV: Girl Boss, Broad City, The Handmaid’s Tale

MISC:

Art: You can speed up your podcast audio speed, so you can finish 1.2, 1.5X faster.

Google Data Studio.

Cal mentions about How to negotiate the value of your company. Actelion just sold for $30 billion to J&J.

LORDE’s new album is supposedly sick.

PLACES to VISIT:

Creative Clay new Building 1846 1st Avenue South. In fact our ESC meeting on Thursday Aug 17, 2017 is being held here.

Intermezzo, Buya Ramen, Community Cafe

Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club.
CAP Dan Novello, on left, next to newcomers Joe Christianson and Dean Sindone
Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club then dinner in downtown St. Pete, Florida at amazing restaurant Brick and Mortar Kitchen
Brick and Mortar Kitchen in DTSP – Veal Meatballs

Summer Travel Plans:

Aug 21, 2017 daytime solar eclipse – Oregon to Charlotte, closest to us is Asheville, NC.

Michael Novilla: I will be traveling all through South America. Keep updated with my travel adventures here on my BLOG.

Kathi: Copenhagen and Sweden.

Jenkins: Tallahassee.

Davins Schmueck: Chicago.

Abby:  BVI.

Seth – Nashville.

Amy and Marc: Portland for flotation therapy.

Tony: Nashville, SF and Manchester.

Safe travels to us all! Tag your photos #EntrepreneurSocialClub to have them featured on our ESC LIVE WALL.

Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone here in DTSP at historic wedding and event venue NOVA 535 for our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club networking meeting and social club then dinner in downtown St. Pete, Florida at amazing restaurant Brick and Mortar Kitchen
Brick and Mortar DTSP restaurant – Octopus

Dinner tonight was at one of our favorite favorite restaurants in DTSP, Brick and Mortar Kitchen, at Central Avenue.

As virtually every time I go to Brick and Mortar Kitchen, I choose one of Chef Jason Ruhe’s specials, tonight no different. Delicious Squid Ink Risotto with Wild Mushrooms, Surf Clams and Smoked King Fish. Beyond delicious! And remember that Entrepreneurs make things better for everyone!

 

Thanks for joining us! Keep NOVA 535 in mind for any upcoming weddings, receptions, film shoots, corporate parties and fundraisers. It’s is the Top Rated historic event venue in Tampa / St. Pete. just saying!

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Michael Novilla

I'm Michael Novilla and I love throwing great parties and weddings. So as I traveled the world, I explored and brought those amazing ideas home to St. Pete and built us a world-class venue, NOVA 535. I wanted to give back to my community so in 2009 I founded the Entrepreneur Social Club, and host it every Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, right here at NOVA 535 in gorgeous downtown St. Pete, Florida.