Vivienne Van Eijkelenborg – Owner of the Difrax

[quote style=”boxed”]Invest in yourself. You have to keep your energy high, ideas flowing and optimism thriving.[/quote] Vivienne Van Eijkelenborg is the owner of the Difrax baby product company that offers fashionable and ingenious pacifiers, bottles, baby care products, and cuddly toys. Ever since Vivienne took over the company from her parents in January of 1999, […]

Don Fornes – CEO at Software Advice

[quote style=”boxed”]Create and maintain a clear, easy-to-understand corporate file taxonomy—and make sure that everyone on your staff follows it consistently. [/quote] Don Fornes is CEO at Software Advice, a trusted resource for software buyers. Based in Austin, Texas, he founded Software Advice in 2005 after previously holding positions as a software analyst at an investment firm […]

Tom Alexander – Founder and CEO of PK4 Media

[quote style=”boxed”]I have my day broken out into sections, where most of my interactions with the team, clients, and vendors happen in the morning, while the internal planning happens in the afternoons. It allows me to capitalize on my morning energy, and be more introspective in the afternoons with planning.[/quote] Tom Alexander is founder and […]

Michael Hsu – Founder of DeepSky

[quote style=”boxed”]With Numbers. I help entrepreneurs build better businesses by giving them knowledge, metrics, and a dashboard to help them make smarter decisions.[/quote] Michael grew up looking up to his father, a successful entrepreneur who retired when he was only 46. At the University of California, Santa Barbara, Michael pursued the study of accounting, known […]

Dave Newmark – Creator of Bid4Spots

[quote style=”boxed”]Having status report meetings. I have made this a ritual since I first read about them in a book called the One Minute Manager many, many years ago. I believe so much in status reports that I’ve built them as custom reports into our CRM system so that they are automatically generated for each […]