Colleen McCarty – Co-Owner of Expert Message Group

[quote style=”boxed”]Branding is the first step you take towards gaining trust and confidence from your customers. Raise the extra money or use your own money if you have to, and develop a professional brand.[/quote] “The conceptualizer” is a curious title, that’s for sure. But what does it mean? At the heart of the word “conceptualizer” […]

Jonathan Harris – Founder of Cowbird

[quote] Spend time alone in nature. If your ideas still seem worthwhile in the presence of natural solitude, then they are probably worth pursuing. [/quote] Jonathan Harris makes projects that re-imagine how humans relate to technology and to each other. Combining elements of computer science, anthropology, visual art and storytelling, his projects range from building the world’s […]

Paul Carr – Writer, Columnist and Founder of Not Safe For Work Corporation

[quote style=”boxed”]Start fights with people who are wrong. Bullshit should be called out. You can’t be nice to everyone.[/quote] Paul Carr is a writer, columnist and the Founder of Not Safe For Work Corporation. In his new book – The Upgrade: The Cautionary Tale of a Life Without Reservations – is the story of how […]

Nicolas Gremion – Founder and CEO of Paradise Publishers

[quote style=”boxed”]I would take a breather once in a while. I’d do a look-around-and-smell-the-roses kind of thing. While I’m trying to improve in this area, I’m usually so focused on pushing forward that I often underappreciate what we’ve done, which from a managerial standpoint shouldn’t be overlooked.[/quote] Nicolas Gremion is the founder and CEO of Paradise […]

Jesse Potash – Founder of PUBSLUSH Press

Jesse Potash is the founder of PUBSLUSH Press, a social, full-service publisher that lets readers decide which books get published. For every book sold, PUBSLUSH Press donates a book to a child in need. Jesse’s background is in financial services, but he also has experience in publishing, fashion and advertising. Jesse serves on the PUBSLUSH Foundation’s […]

Five Questions with Qwantu Amaru

My name is Qwantu Amaru. I am the debut author of One Blood a supernatural thriller about a voodoo curse tormenting a group of people unaware of their hidden connections. I am also a managing partner with The Pantheon Collective, and independent publishing venture dedicated to empowering and inspiring writers to take control of their […]

Reinier Evers – Founder of Trendwatching and Springwise

[quote style=”boxed”]We basically give all business ideas away as it is! But I think there’s a great opp to start a truly personalized online travel guide company.[/quote] Forty-one year old Reinier Evers is an accomplished trend watcher, entrepreneur and presenter. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam and has been […]

Ben Lang – Founder of EpicLaunch

[quote style=”boxed”]I’ve failed over and over quite a few times. I’m not saying it’s always good to fail, but in the beginning it’s a great way to learn. I’d much rather fail now than in the future.[/quote] Ben Lang is an 18-year-old Internet entrepreneur whose journey began at age 14 when he started his own […]

Paul Cameron – Co-Founder and CEO of Booktrack

[quote style=”boxed”]To give up your day job and keep going at it until you succeed—there’s really no other way to get your ideas off the ground.[/quote] Paul Cameron is the co-founder and CEO of Booktrack. In 2006, Paul founded the Marops Defense Projects Division, a high-tech electronics and software company that provides products and services […]