Tim Conti – Co-Founder of ON Search Partners

Tim Conti - Co-Founder of ON Search Partners

[quote style=”boxed”]As a service business, our brilliant ideas tend to be about how we execute. Seems to me, whether it is culture or ethics or process, intangibles spread best by example.[/quote] In 2006, Tim Conti co-founded ON Search Partners, a quickly rising star in the retained executive search industry bringing…

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Maria Dellapina – Creator of Specs4us

Maria Dellapina - Creator of Specs4us

[quote style=”boxed”]Never be afraid to ask for something. If you get a “no,” just keep swimming, just keep swimming…and you’ll get results.[/quote] Maria Dellapina’s daughter Erin was about two when she needed glasses. With over 25 years in the optical field, Maria felt finding a suitable frame for her daughter…

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Emmitt Parkman – Founder of Sports Talk Trash

Emmitt Parkman - Founder of Sports Talk Trash

[quote style=”boxed”]You can get a lot farther by making people talk about you than you can by plastering the world with advertisements that people will ignore.[/quote] Emmitt Parkman is the founder of Sports Talk Trash, where he is working to build a platform to bring together the world’s most passionate…

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Wendy Komac – Speaker, Author, WendyWoman

Wendy Komac - Speaker, Author, WendyWoman

[quote style=”boxed”]Business doesn’t have to be just business. You have to bring “you” to the business world.[/quote] Author and speaker Wendy Komac is a long-time turnaround specialist that has helped save companies by focusing on changing under-performers into exceptional workers. She is now focusing on individual employees, with 9 steps…

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Don Ladanyi – CEO and Founder of TruFlavorWare

Don Ladanyi - CEO and Founder of TruFlavorWare

[quote style=”boxed”]If we don’t make mistakes, we don’t learn. Everyone knows that we learn from our mistakes. To err is human! I have made a lot of mistakes in the past, but I’ve also learned a lot too.[/quote] Don Ladanyi pulled himself out of retirement at the age of 65…

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Stephanie Silverman and Susan Borison – Founders of Your Teen Magazine

Stephanie Silverman and Susan Borison - Founders of Your Teen Magazine

[quote style=”boxed”]We both talk very quickly and share ideas at the same rapid pace. Fifteen minutes into the conversation, neither one of us can identify which idea originated with whom.[/quote] Stephanie Silverman and Susan Borison launched Your Teen Magazine in 2008 after years of wishing that someone else would produce…

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Dave Knox – Chief Marketing Officer for Rockfish Interactive

Dave Knox - Chief Marketing Officer for Rockfish Interactive

[quote style=”boxed”]The only way to bring ideas to life is through action.  Just about every person has an “idea” for the next great company or product.  But ideas are worthless.  I believe that ideas only matter when you take the first step to make it a reality instead of just…

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Joe Pulizzi – Founder of the Content Marketing Institute

Joe Pulizzi - Founder of the Content Marketing Institute

Joe Pulizzi is a leading author, speaker and strategist for content marketing. Joe is first and foremost a content marketing evangelist, and founded the Content Marketing Institute, which includes client-vendor matching site Junta42 as well as the premier international content marketing event Content Marketing World. Joe is also co-author of…

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Meredith Ferguson – Founder and President of Calm the Crazy

Meredith Ferguson - Founder and President of Calm the Crazy

Meredith Ferguson began her working life as an attorney, but quickly realized that that career did not offer the creativity she was seeking. She then took a job in marketing and public relations at a non-profit organization, beginning the second phase of her professional life. While more enjoyable than being a lawyer, Meredith…

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