Niyia Whitsett – Founder of Kingdom Operation

[quote style=”boxed”]If I were to start again I would talk less about what it is I am working on and just do it, not sharing things before I myself have established them. This can hinder your career.[/quote] Niyia L. Whitsett (Uniquely Niyia) is the founder of “K/O” (Kingdom Operation)” a company that provides positive influence […]

Brandt Evans – Chef and Founder of BKM Hospitality

[quote style=”boxed”]Inspect, don’t expect, the small things.[/quote] Chef Brandt Evans is one of Ohio’s top chefs. He has received numerous accolades since 2002 following the opening of his first restaurant, Blue Canyon Kitchen and Tavern in Twinsburg, Ohio. His love for the culinary arts began at age 16, as he entered into his first job […]

Paul Roetzer – Founder and CEO of PR 20/20

[quote style=”boxed”]Once something has progressed far enough in my mind to become a priority, I isolate myself with a laptop, white board, caffeinated beverage and an iTunes playlist, and I eliminate all other distractions. I’ve learned over time that creative breakthroughs often require a quiet mind.[/quote] Paul Roetzer is founder and CEO of PR 20/20, […]

Tim Conti – Co-Founder of ON Search Partners

[quote style=”boxed”]As a service business, our brilliant ideas tend to be about how we execute. Seems to me, whether it is culture or ethics or process, intangibles spread best by example.[/quote] In 2006, Tim Conti co-founded ON Search Partners, a quickly rising star in the retained executive search industry bringing a new client-centric business model […]

Wendy Komac – Speaker, Author, WendyWoman

[quote style=”boxed”]Business doesn’t have to be just business. You have to bring “you” to the business world.[/quote] Author and speaker Wendy Komac is a long-time turnaround specialist that has helped save companies by focusing on changing under-performers into exceptional workers. She is now focusing on individual employees, with 9 steps to take control of one’s […]

Stephanie Silverman and Susan Borison – Founders of Your Teen Magazine

[quote style=”boxed”]We both talk very quickly and share ideas at the same rapid pace. Fifteen minutes into the conversation, neither one of us can identify which idea originated with whom.[/quote] Stephanie Silverman and Susan Borison launched Your Teen Magazine in 2008 after years of wishing that someone else would produce a parenting magazine for parents […]

Joe Pulizzi – Founder of the Content Marketing Institute

Joe Pulizzi is a leading author, speaker and strategist for content marketing. Joe is first and foremost a content marketing evangelist, and founded the Content Marketing Institute, which includes client-vendor matching site Junta42 as well as the premier international content marketing event Content Marketing World. Joe is also co-author of the highly praised book Get […]