Laura Henderson – Founder and CEO of Epiphany Learning

Focus and flexibility might sound like contradictions, but most successful entrepreneurs are able to balance both. You have to possess the unique ability to focus on the big picture while staying tuned in and responsive to the details that matter. Laura Henderson is a successful technology executive who first made…

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Jon Hainstock – Co-founder of ZoomShift

Jon Hainstock - Co-founder of ZoomShift

[quote style=”boxed”]I map out ideas and processes using a whiteboard, a text editor or in my moleskine. These ideas are then turned into to-do lists.[/quote] Jon Hainstock is the co-founder of ZoomShift. ZoomShift provides easy-to-use staff scheduling software for hundreds of managers and thousands of employees worldwide. He is also…

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Kelley Legler – Owner of Baby Jack Blankets

Kelley Legler - Owner of Baby Jack Blankets

  [quote style=”boxed”]Being open-minded is key and you should never discredit any person as they could be your biggest advocate. [/quote] Kelley Legler is a thirty one-year-old wife of Brian and mother of two, Jack and Bailey. She studied Advertising and Multimedia obtaining a BA at University Wisconsin-Whitewater. She resides in…

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Harvey Shovers – President of MSI Data

Harvey Shovers - President of MSI Data

[quote style=”boxed”]I would have pushed harder to start my own company much earlier. Changing focus to building something vs. working for someone.[/quote] Harvey Shovers is the President of MSI Data, the leader in field workforce automation software. At MSI Data, Harvey is executing on his vision of helping business improve…

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James Carlson – Co-Founder of Bucketworks

James Carlson - Co-Founder of Bucketworks

[quote style=”boxed”]The most powerful tool in an entrepreneur’s tool chest is a well-made question. I ask dozens of questions every day. Good questions grow relationships and lead to success, learning and new ideas.[/quote] James lives and works at the crossroads of the co-working and maker movement. After leaving high school…

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Justin Beck – Co-Founder of PerBlue

Justin Beck - Co-Founder of PerBlue

[quote style=”boxed”]Don’t be afraid to share your ideas for a new product, service or company. There are very few people in this world who can actually execute your ideas. [/quote] Justin Beck is the co-founder and CEO of PerBlue, a mobile and social gaming company in Madison, Wisconsin. The company…

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Ann Imig – Founder of Listen To Your Mother

Ann Imig - Founder of Listen To Your Mother

[quote style=”boxed”]Make your own opportunities. Every time you hear yourself whine over someone else’s good fortune, identify that envy for what it is—your own inner critic and resistance.[/quote] A stay-at-home humorist, Ann Imig writes essay, fiction, and shtick after her two young boys fall asleep at night–before she collapses. Ann…

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Nate St. Pierre – Founder of ItStartsWith.Us

Nate St. Pierre - Founder of ItStartsWith.Us

Nate St. Pierre is the founder of ItStartsWith.Us, a global group of people committed to changing the world in just 15 minutes a week. He consults with organizations of any size on building and engaging community, while making it easy to mobilize their members to make a difference for others. Nate utilizes…

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Chris Hytry Derrington: CEO of Rural America OnShore Sourcing

Chris Hytry Derrington: CEO of Rural America OnShore Sourcing

Christopher Hytry Derrington has 27 years of management experience including 16 years as CEO. He loves solving the complex problems of how to take a new technology to market; building the team, investing seed capital, arranging the angel funding, and setting up the new entity for rapid growth. As a…

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