How To Focus as An Entrepreneur

Brilliant ideas, new sales opportunities or a dream team; what is the number one thing that an entrepreneur needs to have in order to succeed and be a name to reckon with? Most people would suggest a great idea and a great team, and as you diversify, … [Read more]

Vinod Lobo – CEO of Learning Upgrade

I like to finish projects no matter what. I find that people who finish projects on time are the ones who succeed in small business. Perfectionists and procrastinators are at a big disadvantage versus those who just get things done. Vinod Lobo is … [Read more]

Nathan Segal – Editor and Freelance Writer

Find a mentor, someone who really knows what they are doing and learn from him or her. Nathan Segal has been working as a Freelance Writer for 16 years. In that time, he has written 700+ articles and published 6 books. His articles been … [Read more]

Miriam Rupp – CEO of Mashup Communications

Always monitor your financial outlook! Always talk to your employees and clients! Always have fun! Miriam Rupp, a true Berliner, found her calling in public relations for online startups right after university. It was 2007, a time when the concept … [Read more]

Patrick Thean – CEO of Rhythm Systems

Be willing to question your initial premise. Collect data about how your product or service is actually doing. We are all emotional about our products and services, so collect data and face brutal facts. Then based on insight from that data observed, … [Read more]

Kevin Yun – Founder of DESIGNATION Labs

Testing multiple ideas, expecting that all will fail, but hoping one will catch on. Whichever gets more traction is usually then pursued. Kevin Yun is founder and CEO of DESIGNATION Labs, an immersive UX/UI design bootcamp in Chicago and St. … [Read more]

Frankie Coletto – Founder of PassTheNotes

Stay focused on your “why”, under promise and over deliver, and always pay it forward. As crazy as it may sound to some, it’s efficient execution of those three simple things that make you successful. Frankie Coletto is the founder of … [Read more]

Ian Crosby – CEO and Co-Founder of Bench

I’m very interested in tangible problems and making them go away. I thought there needed to be a solution that meant humans didn’t need to do these manual tasks. Ian Crosby is the CEO and co-founder of Bench, the online bookkeeping service that … [Read more]

Zach Curtis – Founder of Cue

I make the phone call, send the email, open the document. There’s no secret sauce here. An idea is just a set of action items waiting to be executed. So make the list and start executing. Zach grew up in Northwest Arkansas and was by all accounts … [Read more]

Paul Hanson – CEO of bbotx

Listen to your critics. In fact, go out of your way to find people who aren’t like you, who don’t see things as you do, bring them into the fold, then argue with them. Starting as a salesman at Xerox, Paul moved up through different sales and … [Read more]