Eleanor Hall – Founder of Connected Potential

Eleanor Hall - Founder of Connected Potential

[quote style=”boxed”]Staying focused on the underlying vision of your work helps. There are good days and bad days, so keeping your eye on the end goal is important.[/quote] Eleanor Hall is founder and Executive Director of Connected Potential, a web-driven service that provides young adults with the advice, resources, and…

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Jeff Leighton – Owner of Action Homebuyers

Jeff Leighton - Owner of Action Homebuyers

[quote style=”boxed”]Successful people leave behind clues. If you model what successful people do and stay persistent, then you should start seeing amazing results.[/quote] Jeff Leighton is the owner of Action Homebuyers, a Washington, D.C. real estate investment and solutions company that buys and sells distressed properties. He specializes in purchasing…

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Sarah Ware – Co-Founder of Markerly

Sarah Ware - Co-Founder of Markerly

[quote style=”boxed”]You need to be able to laugh without being offended and take criticism without folding. Know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em.[/quote] Sarah Ware is a young serial entrepreneur currently living in Washington, D.C., and is the co-founder of Markerly. Previously responsible for leading a traveling…

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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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Matt Zeller – United States Army Veteran and Author

Matt Zeller – United States Army Veteran and Author

[quote style=”boxed”]Never stop learning and always ask questions.[/quote] Matt Zeller, a native of Rochester, New York, is a consultant on alternative energy issues and works in northern Virginia. In his upcoming, first book, Watches Without Time: An American Soldier in Afghanistan (Just World Books, 2012), Zeller gives a vivid description…

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Cal Newport – Author and Assistant Professor at Georgetown University

Cal Newport - Author and Assistant Professor at Georgetown University

[quote style=”boxed”]Producing something of value is hard and takes lots of time. Be content with having a small number of things that you come back to again and again, over many years. This persistence and ability to ignore distractions is more important than the specific ideas you pursue.[/quote] Cal Newport…

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Ewa Harr – Founder of ASAP Sitters

Ewa Harr - Founder of ASAP Sitters

[quote style=”boxed”]Ideas bring momentum along with them! It’s just a matter of figuring out how to put theory into practice.[/quote] Ewa received her B.A. in psychology from the College of William and Mary. After a short stint in New York, she moved to San Francisco to pursue her master’s degree…

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Bennett Resnik – Creator of The Hands We Shake

Bennett Resnik - Creator of The Hands We Shake

[quote style=”boxed”]Constant correspondence is vital.  I continually correspond with clients, potential clients, people I meet at events, referrals and everyone I can.  The one thing to focus on as an entrepreneur is to keep communication open and available.[/quote] Bennett Resnik is a social capital and networks consultant and creator of…

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David Adelman – Founder and CEO of Reel Tributes

David Adelman - Founder and CEO of Reel Tributes

[quote style=”boxed”]Through hard work and never giving up. There’s always going to be rough days; the key is to keep on fighting and know that there are plenty of good days ahead.[/quote] David Adelman is the Founder and CEO of Reel Tributes, the premier producer of high-end personal history documentaries….

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