Mike Kalis – CEO of Marketplace Homes

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Ask, “Why?” I think it annoys everyone to no end, but if something doesn’t make sense to me in a meeting, I can’t stop myself from asking why until we uncover a solution that makes sense. Mike Kalis is the CEO of Marketplace Homes. He and Marketplace Homes have been featured in more than 50 […]

Diana Russell – Co-founder of Rebel Nell

[quote style=”boxed”]Every entrepreneur must face moments of failure. The trick is not to give up, but try again.[/quote] Rebel Nell creates defiant jewelry with a purpose. They make jewelry from fallen graffiti, while fulfilling their mission to employ, educate and empower disadvantaged women. Their goal is to transition the women they hire from a life […]

Vladimir Gendelman – Founder and CEO of Company Folders

[quote style=”boxed”]One of my greatest failures was starting multiple businesses at once. At the time, I thought this was a great idea, because I figured if one of them didn’t work out, the others would pull ahead. But what I didn’t consider was that spreading yourself thin prevents you from growing any of your businesses. […]

Joshua Conran – Senior Partner at Deksia

[quote style=”boxed”]If I were to start my entrepreneurial trek again, I would start by deliberately seeking out individuals who’d developed the skills or the level of success that I want to perfect. I would get a job with them to develop my skills while getting paid to do so.[/quote] Joshua Conran is a senior partner […]