Allen Klein – Jollytologist and Best-Selling Author

[quote style=”boxed”]I make sure that I am at my desk every day at 9:00am. I take breaks during the day, but I make sure I stay there until at least five o’clock, or so. When you work for yourself, it is so easy to allow interruptions to steal your productivity.[/quote] …

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Carmen Ciricillo – Creator of Construction Comedy

[quote style=”boxed”]”Do the hardest thing first and get it out of the way.”[/quote] Launched in 2005 by nationally touring comedian, Carmen Ciricillo, www.constructioncomedy.com is the first of it’s kind in the world. Carmen, a true entrepreneur, found a niche and hasn’t slowed down since. In addition to launching constructioncomedy.com, Carmen …

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Brook Lundy – Co-Founder of someecards

[quote style=”boxed”]I hammer away at them until they feel true and concise, bounce them off the other writers, fret about them until they go live, and then never look at them again.[/quote] Brook Lundy is the co-founder, head writer, and unpaid intern of someecards, HappyPlace, and Jockular. Before that, he …

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Saya Hillman – Creator of Mac ‘n Cheese Productions

[quote style=”boxed”]I would build a client base while I still had a paycheck and health insurance, instead of having to find clients while also worrying about where I was going to get rent money.[/quote] Saya Hillman–a native of Evanston, Illinois, a Boston College graduate, and a Chicago resident–is an accidental …

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Andy Nulman – Co-Founder of Just For Laughs

[quote style=”boxed”]My worst “almost-job” was as a brand manager at General Mills. I had one interview. It was an on-campus recruitment thing. It lasted 30 seconds, and consisted of the HR guy saying “No” about 20 times, at differing intervals. I guess my shoulder-length afro didn’t help.[/quote] Andy Nulman started …

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Charlie Capen – Co-founder of HowToBeADad.com

[quote style=”boxed”]I wake up between 5:00am and 6:00am to run 12 miles, save two kittens on the way, work on restoring an 18th century painting and then eat a macrobiotic breakfast.[/quote] Charlie Capen is co-founder of HowToBeADad.com , an entertainment site and dad blog for “parents, soon-to-be parents and people …

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