Ben Vanden Wymelenberg – Owner and CEO of Woodchuck

[quote style=”boxed”]There is going to be an aspect of your business you despise doing. Get it done, and once you’ve pushed hard enough to reach the next level, you can hire someone else to do it for you.[/quote] As founders’ stories go, Ben Vanden Wymelenberg’s tale can be placed into the—came up with a business […]

John Brownlee – CEO and Co-founder of clear.md

[quote style=”boxed”]Network aggressively and authentically. [/quote] It quickly becomes clear that John Brownlee is convinced a few simple technologies in the hands of patients and health care providers can lead to a better health care experience, and improved outcomes. In fact, he makes a convincing case that that they must lead there, or we’re in big […]

Lief Larson – CEO of Workface

[quote style=”boxed”]Stay focused on what success means to you. Too often, the day-to-day distractions get in the way. Don’t let what you think other people’s expectations are of you trump your expectations of yourself.[/quote] Lief C. Larson has been a pioneer in media and Internet technology and has a proven track record in product research, […]

Kristina Halvorson – Founder and CEO of Brain Traffic

[quote style=”boxed”]1. Audit the content you have. List it in an Excel spreadsheet. Look long and hard at it.2. Put someone in charge of the content at the beginning of the project. Not just the content creation, but really asking tough questions about it and finding out who has the answers. And make sure it’s […]

Gary Arndt – World Traveler, Photographer and Blogger

In March 2007, Gary Arndt sold his home and set out to travel around the world. Since then he has been traveling non-stop and has visited over 70 countries and territories. Prior to traveling the world, Gary was a serial entrepreneur. He created one of the first internet only consulting firms in Minneapolis in 1994 […]

John Krech – Inventor and Founder of ePhiphony Incorporated

John Krech is the president and founder of ePhiphony Incorporated and the inventor of Phitch and RightOn Inventory Order Management. John is an acknowledged expert in the fields of manufacturing, lean thinking, Six Sigma, materials management, and implementation of inventory management software. John is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology with […]

Christine Clifford – Founder of Divorcing Divas

Christine Clifford’s experience taught her how to market and sell products, services and herself. Now, Christine Clifford shares those talents with others. She has definitely cracked the “glass ceiling.” By age 40, she was senior executive vice president for The SPAR Group, an international marketing services firm in New York. As the top salesperson in […]