Nancy White, The Healthy Cells Chick is a Transformational Health Coach, and has assisted over 600 people to improve their quality of health. She has been an entrepreneur for over 30 years. Nancy has networked 15 years supporting various networking groups, sitting on advisory boards and volunteering.
“Never stop learning but always treat people as the most valuable resource that you ever have, those relationships that you have as you’re serving others, it is for the people and for their best interests and to keep that hard attitude of what can I do for you and how can I serve you, that is a hard attitude but it’s also a decision” …[Listen for More]
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Mac Prichard is the founder and publisher of Mac’s List, an online community for people looking for rewarding, creative, and meaningful work. More than 80,000 people a month visit the site, which includes a job board, and a blog and courses about the nuts and bolts of job hunting and career management. A leading career expert, Mac helps people who are looking for a job during all of life’s transitions: millennials getting a first job, midlife professionals switching sectors, parents getting back to work after raising a family, or baby boomers who want to change careers. Mac is proud to own two registered B-Corp companies, which use the power of markets to solve social and environmental problems. He is the author of Land Your Dream Job Anywhere and hosts the weekly podcast, ‘Find Your Dream Job.’
“Know and pay attention to your financials and know your customers and their problems, you got to have your numbers right and you got to be clear about who you serve and what keeps them up at night because if you know what their problems are that will help you get clear about the value that you offer, people will pay you to solve their problems, you might have great ideas but if they’re not going to make life easier for your potential client, chances are it’s just an idea”…[Listen for More]
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Maxine Harris, author of Lessons For Nonprofit And Start-Up Leaders, is the reluctant CEO of the book, and is current CEO of Community Connections, a large social service organization operating in Washington, D.C. She is a national expert in clinical practices for treating persons with serious mental illness, substance addiction, homelessness, trauma, domestic violence, and early traumatic loss. She has authored or edited nine books and ten training manuals on these topics and has served as keynote speaker at several national conferences.
“A little paranoia is not a bad thing and while I believe in my ideas and throughout my career I have shared my ideas pretty redly with other people and sometimes that’s been great and they’ve taken them and they’ve used them in productive ways and other times I’ve seen people take my idea, distort it a bit and then take credit for it so I think that looking over your shoulder is not a bad thing and not something that you should feel guilty about”…[Listen for More]
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Morgan Walsh is a co-founder of 10th Avenue Tea, the all natural instant matcha tea powder. She and her partner (&sister-in-law) Ann Foley hit the market in September of 2015 with their first 400 bottles. Now they are distributed throughout the midwest by TradeCraft and Norman Distribution as well as being carried in Whole Foods, Mariano's, Pete's Fresh Market and more! They also won a Nexty Award for Most Innovative Packaging 2017 at Expo West in Anaheim for their recyclable shaker bottle.
“Don’t give up, if you have an idea just start doing it, just do one thing a day, take one action a day at the very least that get’s you closer to creating that thing that you want to create because if you do one thing a day at the end of a week you’ve done 7 things that are getting you towards a goal”…[Listen for More]
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Rachael Orchard has been a leadership coach for 4 years, specialism behaviour/emotional intelligence. She sees the next 10 years as an exciting period in human development. The knowledge worker generation has traction. Companies give leverage to flexible lifestyles & making a difference is the only reason to join an organisation.
“Just keep going and don’t doubt yourself, I think the best piece of advice you could offer to people is go find yourself a mentor because, yes it is about listening to your inner voice but it’s also who are the 5 closest people you spend the most time with, are they positive people. Find someone who’s better than you, find someone who’s more successful than you, and find someone who’s better at the job than you are” …[Listen for More]
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Adam Robinson is co-founder and CEO of Hireology, a venture-backed hiring and talent management platform named an Inc. Top 50 Best Workplace and No. 94 on the 2016 Inc. 500. He’s the author of The Best Team Wins: Build your Business Through Predictive Hiring, and the host of The Best Team Wins Podcast featuring leading entrepreneurs discussing the people side of their business. Adam is a highly sought-after speaker on the topics of entrepreneurial leadership and building exceptional workplace culture.
“A lot of people say just go for it, my advice is contrarian, I would say unless you’re a hundred percent invested in seeing this through to the end and the end means catastrophic failure because it didn’t work and you gave it your all, I’d say don’t do it. If you’re not willing to put it all out there I mean literally risk everything. You can’t go half assed, you have to do the whole thing, and if you’re not there mentally, if you are not there mentally and you’re looking at this as the next big idea, don’t do it because it’s not going to be everything it could be unless you’re giving it 100%” …[Listen for More]
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Jeff Kerr is the founder and CEO of CaseFleet, a provider of a cloud-based legal case management software designed to empower attorneys with powerful and intuitive tools for reviewing case evidence, organizing facts and more. Jeff was also previously the co-founder of a successful litigation firm.
“You got to go for it, make sure you do your research beforehand but don’t be the kind of person that has a good idea but then never does anything with it, you’ll probably regret that when you see someone taking the same idea you had 5 years later and making a very successful business out of it. Failing is okay too” …[Listen for More]
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Jeremy Harbour is a Singapore-based entrepreneur with a truly global outlook. Beyond his diversified investment portfolio spanning 12 countries, he has bought and sold more than 50 companies, and advised on more than 200 deals. Jeremy conducts lectures globally on the subject of small and medium enterprise, (SME) mergers and acquisitions (M&A), with a focus on distressed and motivated acquisitions. He has coached leaders across a variety of multinational organisations including Moore Stevens, KPMG, Tesco and Microsoft on acquiring small to medium sized companies. Jeremy is also a shareholder and Advisory Director for The Mint National Bank and is recognised as a DBS Business Class advisor. Jeremy has been awarded Coutts Entrepreneur of the Year runner-up three times. He served on the fundraising committee of the Prince’s Trust, and has been invited to both Buckingham Palace and the UK parliament on matters of business and enterprise. Jeremy has been featured extensively in the international and UK press including the Financial Times and Sunday Times and has appeared on Channel News Asia and the Money Channel. In 2012 Jeremy was asked by Capstone (the largest publisher of business books in Europe and the USA) to write his story. His book, titled “Go Do”, was ranked number one on Amazon on three occasions. In 2015 Jeremy created the Agglomeration model, a methodology for collaboratively listing small to medium sized companies on the capital markets. The First Agglomeration ‘The Marketing Group PLC’ where he currently serves as executive chairman, was listed on Nasdaq in June 2016 and quickly grew to be one of the largest listed marketing companies globally. The Agglomeration Model is now being rolled out In other industries. As a high-net-worth-individual himself, Jeremy brings his vast network of private banking contacts and resources to the Unity Group, along with his strong business acumen, proven track record and investment expertise.
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Carlos Meléndez, is the COO and co-founder of Wovenware, a nearshore smart software development firm, he has nearly two decades of experience in enterprise and web software development. He started his career at Accenture, and has held strategic software engineering roles at several firms. His expertise is in helping companies navigate digital transformation, particularly Artificial Intelligence-based initiatives.
“Entrepreneurship is not for everyone, a lot of the time people ask me if I would recommend them being entrepreneurs and a lot of times I would say no, it’s a really lonely path. There are a lot of challenges and you have to have the right mindset to be able to plough through the challenges that you will face, all the failures that you will face and you have to learn to basically have your motivation come from within you, if you are not motivated from within then this is not the path for you”…[Listen for More]
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Norman Yeo is the Author of Take Control Of Your Sales Now! He is also the co-founder, co-owner and General Manager of Tangy Lab Group Pte Ltd, a social media agency dedicated to helping companies to fulfill their marketing objectives through Digital Marketing.
“If they already have a team one of the things they should look at is realising how they can grow with that team, because the team will be the key thing that helps them fulfil their dreams, if you’re just operating within your country or your state with your team, think about how you can achieve globalisation” …[Listen for More]
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Chris Hallberg, “The Business Sergeant,” is a seasoned business consultant, turnaround expert, United States Army veteran, and author of The Business Sergeant’s Field Manual. Ranked #9 on Inc.’s “Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts,” Chris possesses over 25 years of professional excellence—with his career first beginning in the military. At the age of seventeen, he joined the Army National Guard and became a sergeant within four years, leading soldiers in both dynamic and challenging environments. After serving in uniform, he began his business career in sales and marketing and quickly rose through the ranks from sales manager to vice president. In 2009, he founded an energy efficient remodeling business whose revenue scaled to $2M+ within the first year. Chris then sold the company after two years of profitable operations with over 20% net profit to the bottom line. In 2014, he founded Traction Inc., a business advisory company, to focus full-time as one of 65 Certified EOS® Implementers nationally. He currently resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife and two sons.
“Take control of your future, you’re not a passenger, you’re on the crew, so why is this person not doing this, why is this client calling me back, what is going on? Don’t be a victim, take control of your own future, own those failures, those mistakes, learn from them quickly, don’t make them a bunch of times. No one else is going to do it, just you” …[Listen for More]
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Danielle Roberts is an online business manager and strategist who focuses on delegation and organization. She spends her days working with entrepreneurs to develop their business strategy and handling their day to day. As an author and mentor to Christian business women, she loves to show them how weaving faith into their business is possible. She is a wife and a mom of 4. She loves coffee, Jesus, date night and chasing after her kids.
“If you feel uphold to start your own business, follow through with it, don’t just leave it to fate or something else happening, like a job, getting released from a job or something like that, really allow yourself to follow through with that dream because you’ve been given that desire for a reason and I think that’s powerful when you take advantage of something that you’ve been given or advantage that you’ve been given”…[Listen for More]
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Debra Jason started her business from scratch─with one client to her name and no degree in marketing. After a consistent and persistent effort to market herself and keep marketing, she is proud to celebrate 29 years in business. A direct response copywriter, national speaker,and multi-faceted marketing mentor, she is the author of the award-winning book, “Millionaire Marketing on a Shoestring Budget™”. Debra is also the recipient of Boulder Chamber of Commerce’s “Small Business of the Year Award” and the Rocky Mountain Direct Marketing Association’s “Creative Person of the Year Award.”
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Kate Gerry is a Business coach and leader of transformational retreats across the globe. She supports entrepreneurs to uncover and unblock the subconscious beliefs and patterns that get in the way of success. So they can become the visionary leaders they are here to be (rather than stuck in ‘worker bee’ mode!)
“Trust your gut. Create your own branch on the tree, don’t get caught up in all the noise of everybody else telling you it has to be a certain way, or you have to have this stuff or do this stuff, first really trust your gut and create your own branch on the tree. Don’t try to get it all perfect, or all done, it’s impossible I think to get everything perfect, don’t put your focus on things like, oh my gosh my aim in life is to get my inbox down to 0 every day, and this is coming from people who used to teach people how to get their inbox down to 0” …[Listen for More]
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