Mike Spakowski – Founder of Atomicdust

Mike Spakowski - Founder of Atomicdust

The secret to making ideas come to life is having the discipline to do it. Discipline is the hardest part. More than 14 years after founding Atomicdust, a marketing and design agency, Mike Spakowski is actively involved in day-to-day brand strategy, art direction, and studio management. Since 2001, Atomicdust has helped clients in the healthcare, […]

Ben Newman – Bestselling Author and Performance Coach

Ben Newman - Bestselling Author and International Speaker

If I were to do it all over again, I think I would embrace the importance of getting up and having a morning routine. Ben Newman is a bestselling author, international speaker, and highly regarded performance coach whose clients include Fortune 500 companies, business executives, high-performing salespeople, and athletes in the NFL, PGA, and NCAA. […]

Devin Turner and Charlie Beckwith – Creators of FocalCast

You should do something once a day that’s completely unrelated to your main focus. Mark Cuban plays basketball. I usually go for a run. Unplugging and doing something totally different will decrease stress and free up your mind to come up with more creative ideas. As students at Marquette University, Devin Turner and Charlie Beckwith […]

Laxman Sankaran – Co-founder of AppNotch

Laxman Sankaran - Co-founder of AppNotch

I believe in the 10X growth model. I find 10 users to provide valuable feedback on my product. I then find 100 users who continue to add perspectives and constructive feedback. I continue along the path to 10,000 users as I scale. Laxman Sankaran is an inventor and entrepreneur with more than 18 years of […]

Ty Benefiel – Co-Founder MeterGenius

Ty Benefiel - Co-Founder MeterGenius

People seem to be more receptive to invitations seeking advice than they are to invitations seeking sales. This strategy has been very effective for us, and we continue to use it today, even after we’ve built our product. Ty Benefiel graduated summa cum laude from Wabash College in 2008. After graduating, he worked at Angie’s […]

Pierre Barbeau – Co-founder and CEO of Moblico

Pierre Barbeau - Co-founder and CEO of Moblico

An entrepreneur’s initial instinct is to focus on the product, but it’s never too soon to start building thought leadership and market share for your brand. Pierre Barbeau is co-founder and CEO of Moblico, a leading mobile personalization and engagement platform. Mobile applications have revolutionized the way we communicate, behave, and interact, and mobile personalization […]