Liran Hirschkorn – Founder of BestLifeQuote.com

[quote style=”boxed”] Taking action in business is key. You can’t just have a list of great ideas and never have the guts to implement them.[/quote] Liran Hirschkorn is an independent life insurance agent and founder of BestLifeQuote.com, a national life insurance agency. His mission is to help individuals across the U.S find the best rates […]

Andrew Cohen – Founder and CEO of Brainscape

[quote style=”boxed”]Every single time you meet someone and get their business card, write them a follow-up email that same night. It doesn’t matter if you barely have a useful reason to connect with them. If you liked them, and you spoke for more than 5 minutes, then you can write them a short email offering […]

Peter Manning – Founder and CCO of Peter Manning NYC

[quote style=”boxed”]Keeping a written and running list of things to do. When I veer off keeping the list I am less productive. Period.[/quote] Peter Manning is founder and chief creative officer of his eponymous company Peter Manning Five Eight/New York, a company founded in 2012 and dedicated to creating clothes for men 5’8” and under. […]

Susan Taing – Founder and CEO of bhold

[quote style=”boxed”]Prioritize. Over and over again.[/quote] Susan Taing is the founder and CEO of bhold, a design house using new technology to create lifestyle accessories that make your life easier. She’s a designer and maker based in New York with experience spanning creative, tech and manufacturing. Prior to bhold, she spent 7 years at Google […]

Hagan Major – Co-founder of YellowHammer

[quote style=”boxed”]Move desks around in the office. It annoys everyone to no end, but it’s a very easy way to have different groups and people work together, and it makes the operations of YellowHammer run more smoothly.[/quote] Hagan Major is co-founder and COO of YellowHammer, a New York City-based performance trading platform that provides programmatic […]

Hoyt D. Morgan – CEO and Co-Founder of Nito

[quote style=”boxed”]I tell every rising entrepreneur the key to success is to focus on the customer, and focus on your core value proposition.[/quote] Hoyt David Morgan, Co-Founder & President of Nito: A successful entrepreneur and business leader with multiple positive exits to his credit. While experience and skills are broad, special focus has been in […]

Tom Patterson – Founder of Tommy John

Tom Patterson was fed up with the way his undershirt came untucked, shrunk up, and quickly yellowed, so he set out to make the ultimate undershirt that is now the must have for every man. Raised in Milbank, South Dakota—population: 3,600, Tom always had an entrepreneurial spirit. He started a number of small businesses when […]

Xander Oxman – Co-Founder and CEO of Club W

[quote style=”boxed”]Read. Stay curious. Keep learning. Identify smart people and ask them questions.[/quote] Xander Oxman is Co-Founder and CEO of Club W, an e-commerce company providing a better way to discover, buy and share wine. Club W stemmed from the company’s founders experiencing first hand a shortcoming in the way wine is sold at retail. […]

Corey Weiner – Founder of Jun Group

[quote style=”boxed”]Focus. I’m addicted to multitasking, but I’ve found that it simply doesn’t work very well, and it’s a character flaw I’ve had to work on. When I’ve focused exclusively on the task at hand, I’ve been much more productive and effective.[/quote] Corey Weiner helped found Jun Group while he was in high school. The […]

Beth Wareham – CEO of ShadowTeams

[quote style=”boxed”]Wake early. Drink coffee. Open laptop. Close laptop for dinner. After dinner, I just surf sites looking for inspiration and ideas. Repeat. I run out for meetings that I always try to have in a park or coffee shop, if I can.[/quote] Beth Wareham spent 15 years in the commercial publishing houses of New […]

Richard Soloway – CEO of NAPCO Security Technologies

[quote]Just keep your head down and keep going.[/quote] With 30 years experience pioneering the international security industry, Richard L. Soloway is a global expert and counselor in security trends and issues including domestic and institutional security breaches leading to human injury and loss of life, kidnapping, loss of property, as well as robberies, terrorism and […]