Hao Jiang – Co-founder of CookieCutterKingdom

Hao Jiang - Co-founder of CookieCutterKingdom

Setting micro and macro level goals and taking the time to reflect against those goals periodically. It’s incredibly easy to get swept up in the day-to-day, so having checkpoints has been vital in making sure we’re being productive towards the right direction. Hao Jiang is the co-founder of CookieCutterKingdom, which uses 3D printing technology to […]

Willy Schlacks – President of EquipmentShare

Willy Schlacks - President of EquipmentShare

At some point, you need to make money. Build something people will buy. Willy Schlacks is the president of EquipmentShare, a peer-to-peer platform for contractors to lend equipment to one another. With more than 16 years in the construction business, Schlacks and his brother, Jabbok, created the company at Startup Weekend in Columbia, Missouri. Soon […]

Joseph Hansen – Founder of Buy Box Experts


I think every entrepreneur has to experience a phase of taking on too much. There’s so much opportunity. Everywhere you look is an opportunity. You can drown in it though. Minimize and focus on priorities. Joseph Hansen is a seasoned entrepreneur and e-commerce expert based in Utah. Hansen currently serves as managing partner to four […]

James Thomson – Co-founder of PROSPER Show

James Thomson

Don’t overthink and overplan – most learning will come from execution, not from more planning. James Thomson is the president and co-founder of PROSPER Show (Professional Retailers Online and Solution Providers for Education and Research) – a conference organized by ten former Amazon insiders, focused on providing best practices on how to build a successful […]