Aaron Schwartz – Co-Founder and CEO of Modify Industries

Aaron Schwartz - Co-Founder and CEO of Modify Industries

[quote style=”boxed”]Talk with customers! It’s very easy to hide behind your computer or in your office. We solicit customer feedback all the time, and while it is sometimes painful to hear, we learn so much about how to improve because of it.[/quote] Aaron Schwartz is the co-founder and CEO of…

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Laura Spawn – Co-Founder of VirtualVocations

Laura Spawn - Co-Founder of VirtualVocations

[quote style=”boxed”]Keep trying. Don’t give up, and don’t allow yourself to get discouraged. There are a lot of ups and downs to owning a business. When you hit a sticky spot, reevaluate your methods and customer needs, and push forward. Those tough spots will happen; just keep going.[/quote] Laura Spawn…

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Gaston Javurek – Social Entrepreneur and Founder of No One Without

Gaston Javurek - Social Entrepreneur and Founder of No One Without

[quote style=”boxed”]Take bigger risks. Sometimes you just need to shoot first and aim second. Just go for it.[/quote] Gaston Javurek is a mountain mover and social entrepreneur. He founded No One Without, and alongside his partner, Kelli Dunavant, is bringing clean water to people across the globe through fashion. Your…

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Dr. Fred Southwick – Professor of Medicine and Author

Dr. Fred Southwick - Professor of Medicine and Author

[quote style=”boxed”]I am always asking questions, including, “Why did this happen?” and “Why was the patient’s test delayed?” and “How can we improve each step of a patient’s care?” and “How can we improve how we communicate with one another and with patients?” When there is not an answer to…

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Tess Hardwick – Novelist, Playwright and Mommy

Tess Hardwick - Novelist, Playwright and Mommy

[quote style=”boxed”]Because every author should treat his or her career as a business, I think the most important thing is to envision what you want. Get crystal clear about your goals. Write them down, cut out pictures and make a vision board, or verbalize your goals with someone (whatever recording…

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Max Dubinsky – Founder of Make It MAD

Max Dubinsky - Founder of Make It MAD

[quote style=”boxed”]Fail, and keep failing. It means you’re trying.[/quote] Max Andrew Dubinsky is the author of the book “We Can’t Go Home Again,” a self-published, critically-acclaimed collection of short fiction following the lives of broken individuals within a lost society desperately seeking redemption and a second chance. He once accidentally…

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James McPartland – Author of “Unopened Gifts: One Man’s Journey to Gratitude”

James McPartland - Author of "Unopened Gifts: One Man’s Journey to Gratitude"

[quote style=”boxed”]I ask a lot of questions, listen more than I speak, and schedule time to think.[/quote] James McPartland is the Principal and Chief Inspiration Officer of the JMac Performance Group, a specialized management consulting firm focused on realizing the importance of the human potential in business. He is an…

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Derek Wyatt – Co-Founder of Consulting And Knowledge Exchange

Derek Wyatt - Co-Founder of Consulting And Knowledge Exchange

[quote style=”boxed”]I think out loud. When I have an idea, I’ll share it with anyone who will listen. I feel that collaboration is a key function to success and innovation. I’m not too afraid of people stealing my ideas. If they execute quicker than I do, then they deserved it…

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9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for Entrepreneurs

9 Must-Have Wordpress Plugins for Entrepreneurs

[box type=”info” border=”full” icon=”none”]Eric Siu is the Vice President of SEO at Evergreen Search, a digital marketing agency in Los Angeles. Feel free to follow him on Twitter( @ericosiu) or on Google+:+Eric Siu[/box] It’s not secret that blogging is a continuing trend. Just look at how the term ‘content marketing’…

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