How Investor Has Fun in Business and Technology

It pays to listen to angel investor John B. Dimmer, according to Biz Coach Terry Corbell. The Biz Coach says Mr. Dimmer is an excellent role model for entrepreneurs seeking capital and for investors looking to fund new projects.
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Aug. 27, 2009 - PRLog -- Biz Coach Terry Corbell writes: "When John B. Dimmer talks, people listen."  

In his business-coaching column, “How Investor Has Fun in Business and Technology,” Mr. Corbell explains how the angel investor has fun in his successful career.

On The Biz Coach Web site,, Mr. Corbell writes the first of a three-part series in which he profiles the success of Mr. Dimmer. Mr. Dimmer is the managing member in a Tacoma, Washington-based private investment company, FIRS Management LLC.

Mr. Dimmer is also a co-founder of the Tacoma Angel Network, a non-profit organization that brings together accredited investors with companies seeking to raise private equity capital.

What is Mr. Dimmer’s business philosophy? Success follows hard work and commitment.

“I believe that integrity is everything,” says Mr. Dimmer. “You must be honest and deal fairly with your customers as they are your lifeblood. You must also be honest and deal fairly with your employees. If you try to spin certain situations your employees will immediately recognize it and you will slowly erode their trust and thus lose your ability to lead.”

His favorite business quote came early in his career from a fortune cookie at lunch when he was trying to build a business.

It said, “The greatest joy in life is doing what others say you cannot do.”
Mr. Dimmer says he is competitive and motivated when others underestimate him. vzyno “Proving them wrong is such fun!”

Indeed, as a scratch golfer, he plans his putts like intricate business deals. But his passion is racing. He races in international historic racing events in his “ex-Jackie Stewart 1971 Tyrrell Ford 004 Formula 1 car” that can accelerate to 200 miles per hour.

As a business-performance consultant, Mr. Corbell has written 450+ business-coaching columns since 2001 for several media Web sites. He currently writes an Internet business-coaching column, The Biz Coach, for the Money News page at Seattle's KIRO, the "2009 National Edward R. Murrow Award Winner for Overall Excellence."

As a profit professional, he developed systems and strategies to relieve a company's financial stress, which includes a financial turnaround program on a pay-for-performance basis. Mr. Corbell provides complete solutions for a small retainer and one percent of the net-profit increase.

Mr. Corbell is a business-performance consultant and is managing member of CMS Associates LLC,

Mr. Corbell often draws on his experience as a business-performance consultant and media columnist.

He was honored when The New York Times featured him twice. For some of his other business tips, simply Google each of these headlines:

• Been There... Done That... Here's How

• Advice on Taking an Entrepreneurial Leap

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Terry Corbell, The Biz Coach, is a profit professional and business-performance consultant. He is a longtime media columnist, and publishes performance-enhancing strategies at, Proven Solutions for Maximum Profits.
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