Steve Blumkin – President and Co-founder of Outrageous Rugs

[quote style=”boxed”]As simple as this may sound, when possible I take a 15 to 20 minute cat nap, which makes the remainder of the day much more productive.[/quote] Steve Blumkin is the owner, president and founder of Outrageous Rugs, the premier decorative area rug store in San Diego, with multiple locations in that city and […]

Natalie Bauss – Founder of Keeki Pure and Simple

[quote style=”boxed”]Make decisions quickly and adjust as you go. Even mistakes should be made quickly.[/quote] Keeki Pure & Simple is the creation of Natalie Bauss, a mom of two, who lives on an organic farm in West Michigan. Bauss, a California native with 20 years of experience as an esthetician and a background in sales […]

DuAnne Redus – Owner of Maui Wowi Hawaiian

[quote style=”boxed”]Never be afraid to go after wild dreams, you can achieve so much more than you ever imagined.[/quote] After losing her husband suddenly and arriving home on a flight from a business trip just hours before the 9/11 attacks, DuAnne Redus decided it was time to stop putting off her entrepreneurial dreams. She opened […]

Hamilton Powell – Founder of Crown & Caliber

[quote style=”boxed”]Get out of the office. Read, meet with people smarter than you, engage with other entrepreneurs. Your job as an entrepreneur isn’t to get caught in the weeds. You are tasked with steering the ship – so avoid the temptation to become a silo.[/quote] Crown & Caliber is the first exclusive buyer and consigner […]

Matthew Gordon – President and CEO of The Gordon Group

[quote style=”boxed”]”By letting yourself be vulnerable, you invite failure, but success trails closely behind.”[/quote] As president and CEO of The Gordon Group, a holding company that primarily manages GraduationSource and Avanti Systems USA, Matthew Gordon strives to foster positive corporate culture. Additionally, his passion for empowering young minds carries over into all aspects of the […]

Ziver Birg – Founder and CEO of ZIVELO

[quote style=”boxed”]My goal is to squeeze a 25-hour day out of 12 hours of work, six days a week.[/quote] Ziver Birg, also known as ‘”Mr. Kiosk,” according to Inc. Magazine, is a self-taught serial entrepreneur who has dedicated 12+ years to founding companies within the self-service technology industry. Ziver is well-known as the founder and […]

Chris Campbell – Chief Tracking Officer of Review Trackers

[quote style=”boxed”]Well, “over and over” sounds like the non-technical definition of insanity. But I’ve become a believer in balancing diet, mind and focus. I believe this balance has a huge impact on my performance, and it’s something I’d recommend everyone else to do.[/quote] Chris Campbell is the Chief Tracking Officer of Review Trackers, a new […]

Wendy Krepak – Creator of Card Cubby

[quote style=”boxed”]I take time to decompress, because I need to get my creative juices flowing.[/quote] Wendy Krepak is a 53-year-old wife, mother, soon-to-be-grandmother and past professional commercial real estate executive. Originally from Chicago, she currently resides in sunny Orlando, Florida with her husband and chocolate lab, Layla. Krepak had a very successful career as an […]

Kristopher Lange – Chief Fool at BookFool.com

[quote style=”boxed”]Stay foolish. This means to innovate often, to remain agile and do what energizes you. Life is entirely too short, and wasting opportunities is the worst sin.[/quote] Kristopher (Kris) Lange exhibits the unique combined qualities of a business professional and visionary entrepreneur. He is results-driven and paradigm-changing. His official title at BookFool.com is “Chief […]