Eddy Lu – CEO and Co-Founder of Grubwithus

[quote style=”boxed”]Be happy. There are so many things out of your control, and startup life is full of the highest highs and the lowest lows. Staying happy is tough when things are bad, but you need to be level-headed and optimistic enough to get yourself out.[/quote] Eddy Lu is the CEO and co-founder of Grubwithus, […]

Evan Aaronson – Founder of MealsWithMentors.com

[quote style=”boxed”]Close your eyes and go.[/quote] Evan Aaronson has almost 20 years of experience with creative projects and streamlined, entrepreneurial ventures. He’s worked as a comedy writer, reality TV producer, feature film director, video editor, college instructor, public speaker, online marketer, and Internet entrepreneur known for spotting trends before they hit the mainstream. After attending […]

Amy Porterfield – Co-Author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies

[quote style=”boxed”]Experiment with Facebook Ads to build your email list. It’s my #1 tool for list building, and if you do them right, you can grow your list quickly without breaking the bank![/quote] Amy is the co-author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies and is a social media strategist for entrepreneurs and small businesses. With […]

Jim McCarthy – CEO of Goldstar

[quote style=”boxed”]I start my day by resetting my priorities and planning my schedule. I follow a modified version of the Franklin Covey system and have been doing that for about 15 years.[/quote] Jim McCarthy is the CEO of Goldstar, the world’s largest seller of half-price tickets online. He focuses on business development through strategic marketing […]

Ollin Morales – Writer and Problogger

[quote style=”boxed”]Focus on providing value. Forget about fame. If you provide value, then fame will come in and of itself. When that happens, the fame will mean something. And it’s better to be popular for something that’s meaningful, than to be popular for something that’s devoid of meaning.[/quote] Ollin Morales is a fiction writer, freelance […]

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 purchase provides one person with […]

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 wrote and directed a feature-length […]

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 entrepreneur, author, international speaker, and […]

Eman Talei – Co-Founder of Jeebster.com

[quote style=”boxed”] Amazing things that you least expect can transpire when you meet others.[/quote] Eman Talei immigrated with his family to the US at the age of 10 and was the first to attend a university in his extended family. Growing up, he dreamed of becoming a pediatrician with the thoughts of helping the children around […]

Faraz ‘Fam’ Mirza – Founder of Mirza Minds

[quote style=”boxed”]The first and last job I ever had was at Jewel-Osco. What I learned from it is was that it is non-sensical to work all your life to build another man’s legacy.[/quote] Faraz ‘Fam’ Mirza is a serial entrepreneur, product designer, and american marketer. He is best known for establishing a fashion trend, creating […]

Bruce Sallan – The Dad Advocate

[quote style=”boxed”]I began with no concern for making money so I was scattered as a result. It wasn’t an issue because that wasn’t my primary goal. If I was starting again, I’d start with a more focused business plan that did include monetization![/quote] Bruce Sallan, author of “A Dad’s Point-of-View: We ARE Half the Equation” […]

Lisa Kenefick – Founder of Probate Research

[quote style=”boxed”]I work seven days a week and I’m a mother, so all of my work is “in between”. In between school hours, in between dinner and bedtime. In between bedtime and midnight. You get the picture.[/quote] Lisa Kenefick is the founder of Probate Research, Inc a genealogy research service company. A firmer Ancestry.com expert […]