Tom Haarlander – Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]Tireless dedication to the task at hand. Nothing matters more than the task at hand and being fully present to accomplishing one task as a little battle.[/quote] Tom Haarlander is an entrepreneur from Nashville who has an eye for innovation and a passion for wellness. During College, Tom Haarlander…

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Rob Bellenfant – CEO of TechnologyAdvice

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]We take action immediately. Time wasted on meeting, talking and planning often turns into opportunity wasted. One pillar of an entrepreneurial mindset is not fearing failure, and we certainly don’t. We put our ideas into action, make plenty of mistakes, then make sure to learn from them to grow…

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Shayne Woods – Founder and President of FwdHealth

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]The old way of doing things was to in-source what you could and outsource what you must. The new normal is the opposite – outsource what you can and in-source what you must.[/quote] A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Shayne is presently based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He…

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Wesley P. Belden – Founder and CEO of Waffle

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]Set small milestones and every time you hit one, pick your head up and see if you need to adjust course to reach your long-term goals.[/quote] WAFFLE, pulls all your social networks into one feed so you can always stay-up-to-date with your social news. With Waffle’s social media management…

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F. Zaria Chinelo – Founder and CEO of Tutor for Good

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]I reflect on a daily basis. I reflect on my family, my friends, my relationships with other people in general; and I recommend that others do the same. [/quote] F. Zaria Chinelo is an artist, scientist, and entrepreneur. She possesses 6+ years experience in teaching education, and web development. Zaria…

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Mark Schottland – Owner of Dogtopia

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]I would seriously consider purchasing whatever building your brick and mortar store is going into. I didn’t and I wish I had.[/quote] Mark Schottland spent 11 years in the financial services sector with Russell Investments out of Seattle. As a regional director in a “road warrior” culture, he burned…

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Michael Brooks Jr – Co-founder and CTO at LifeKraze

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]I recommend doing things that are different from your norm. So many times you get caught up doing the same things over and over, you start to see everything in just one way. My advice is to do as many things as you can to branch out from your…

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Kristopher Lange – Chief Fool at BookFool.com

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]Stay foolish. This means to innovate often, to remain agile and do what energizes you. Life is entirely too short, and wasting opportunities is the worst sin.[/quote] Kristopher (Kris) Lange exhibits the unique combined qualities of a business professional and visionary entrepreneur. He is results-driven and paradigm-changing. His official…

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Sandy Knox – Creator of Wrinkled Records

Tom Haarlander - Entrepreneurship Challenge Award Winner

[quote style=”boxed”]I would have believed in the girl in the mirror more, and had more faith in her. [/quote] Wrinkled Records originated in a conversation between award-winning Nashville artist/songwriter Sandy Knox and her dad. No stranger to chart-topping songs, Knox co-wrote three consecutive hits for Reba McEntire, including the Grammy-winning “Does…

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