Steve Blumkin – President and Co-founder of Outrageous Rugs

Steve Blumkin - President and Co-founder of Outrageous Rugs

[quote style=”boxed”]As simple as this may sound, when possible I take a 15 to 20 minute cat nap, which makes the remainder of the day much more productive.[/quote] Steve Blumkin is the owner, president and founder of Outrageous Rugs, the premier decorative area rug store in San Diego, with multiple…

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Serhat Pala – President and Founder of RhinoForce

Serhat Pala - President and Founder of RhinoForce

[quote style=”boxed”]I’ve started replacing my daily results goals with activity goals, which I believe are much more realistic and easily attainable and lead to results. [/quote] Serhat Pala is the President and founder of RhinoForce, a full-service internet marketing agency that provides expertise to help its clients plan and execute their…

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Ha Phan – Product Design Vision at Porch.com

Ha Phan - Product Design Vision at Porch.com

[quote style=”boxed”] Design is about solving problems, so ideas have to come from listening to users and observing the world around you.[/quote] Ha leads the Product Design vision at Porch.com. An award-winning designer whose work has won Webbys, Ha is responsible for making the Porch.com experience beautiful, simple, and engaging. Ha’s…

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Ambrose Conroy – Founder of Seraph

Ambrose Conroy - Founder of Seraph

[quote style=”boxed”]The ability to create momentum and provide clear direction to a project team is vital. I believe this boils down to leadership and team accountability.[/quote] Ambrose Conroy is the founder of Seraph, as well as a member of its executive team. Seraph works with clients to turn around, relocate,…

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Zeynep Ilgaz – Co-founder of Confirm BioSciences

Zeynep Ilgaz - Co-founder of Confirm BioSciences

[quote style=”boxed”]Invest in teamwork: teamwork at home, teamwork at work. Don’t try to do it all — do it as a team. Establish trust with your staff, vendors, customers, kids, spouse, and friends. Trust each other to work toward your goals.[/quote] Originally from Turkey, Zeynep Ilgaz and her husband immigrated…

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Jim Musgrave – Professional Author, Teacher and Business Owner

Jim Musgrave - Professional Author, Teacher and Business Owner

[quote style=”boxed”]As a creative writer, I believe in the zone. Athletes do it also, as well as anybody who can get out of his or her ego enough to create something. The intensity and enjoyment of creation is fun in itself. [/quote] Jim Musgrave (1946-) was born in Fall River, Massachusetts…

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Benjamin Chen – Chief Executive Officer of myIDkey

Benjamin Chen - Chief Executive Officer of myIDkey

[quote style=”boxed”]Believe in myself more, take greater risks pursuing my passions, and be more present.[/quote] Benjamin Chen is a leader in business and technology management, with over 25 years of experience working with startups, fortune companies and private equity focused on media, online advertising, interactive agency, enterprise software, content management…

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Cynthia Kellogg – Co-founder of Gift Gather

Cynthia Kellogg - Co-founder of Gift Gather

[quote style=”boxed”]”When I make a mistake, or something doesn’t work, I figure out why not and I learn.”[/quote] Cynthia is a co-founder of Gift Gather. Gift Gather is a web platform that allows people to create and share a personalized gift registry for themselves, or for a loved one, asking…

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