Handcrafted interviews with entrepreneurs, makers and doers.

Dianne Durkin – President and Founder of Loyalty Factor

Dianne Durkin is the president and founder of Loyalty Factor, a consulting and training firm focused on increasing corporate profitability by providing individually tailored consulting and training services that enhance employee, customer and brand loyalty. The firm has helped small and large organizations like IBM, Fidelity Investment and IKEA, by …

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Dr. Donna Thomas-Rodgers – Author and Leadership Coach

Dr. Donna Thomas-Rodgers is a walking billboard for everyday leadership success. Using 15 years of wit, sass, hard work, determination, sweat, finesse and class, she applies simple leadership principles to accomplish the impossible. Her book, “R.E.A.L. Leaders Wear P.I.N.K.,” is a life-changing account of failure, falling and excelling. If you …

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Hal Josephson – CEO and President of MediaSense

Hal Josephson is CEO and president of MediaSense, a San Francisco firm specializing in strategic marketing planning, international business development and special project management services for high-tech industries. MediaSense clients have included Apple, IDG, Motorola, The Electronic Industry Association, Reed-Midem, InternetWire, Australia Multimedia Enterprise, InfoTech Canada, Australasian Access, Hong Kong …

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Stella Fayman – Startup Stella

Stella Fayman is a trailblazing entrepreneurial marketer who lives in Chicago. She graduated from Northwestern University last summer and was determined to work for a startup. She joined forces with FeeFighters in fall 2009 to help business owners navigate the often turbulent seas of payment processing. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, …

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Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk – Owner of BBR Marketing

Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk has nearly 20 years of marketing experience working with a diverse range of industries and clients, including professional services firms, entertainment, fitness products, non-profits, banking and many more. Most recently, she spent the last two and a half years as the marketing director for  a mid-sized accounting …

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Dr. Janice Presser – CEO of The Gabriel Institute

For more than 30 years, Dr. Janice Presser has been focused on teams — how healthcare teams service those in need, how families “team” with one another and how organizations enable (or inhibit) human synergy in the workplace. All of these pursuits have had, at their core, the desire to …

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Robert Livingstone – President and Founder of IdealCost.com

Robert Livingstone is the president and founder of IdealCost.com. He began IdealCost.com after several years of soliciting new credit card processing accounts from businesses in South Florida. After numerous awards for top-grossing sales in the company he worked for, Robert saw the downturn in the economy in late 2008, and …

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Corinne Dillon – Founder and CEO of Discover Mandarin

Corinne Dillon is the founder and CEO of Discover Mandarin, which connects professionally trained, Beijing-based Mandarin instructors with Chinese language students for personalized one-on-one classes over the Internet. Corinne is originally from Ridgewood, N.J., and her involvement with China began in the early 90’s when she spent three years living …

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