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[Interview] Alex Dripchak, Author Of “100 Skills Of The Successful Sales Professional”

How can young sales professionals establish and elevate their careers in these extraordinary times? We talk to Alex Dripchak, author of "100 Skills of the Successful Sales Professional" to find out.

Interview: Margaret Curlew, “Mompreneur” And Real Estate Investor, Toronto, Ontario

Margaret Curlew, Ph.D., is a specialist in income generation and wealth-building. She mentors individuals in their pursuit of financial independence. Her new book is "Mom To Millionaire: Finding the Path to Financial Peace". She shares her insights on achieving financial success.

[Interview] Lockboxer CEO: You Don’t Need A Technical Co-Founder To Start A Web Business

We had the chance to ask Jenny Morehead, CEO of startup Lockboxer.com, some questions about starting up.

[Interview] David Horsager, Expert In Building Trust In Businesses  

David Horsager, MA, CSP, CPAE, is the CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute. He shares his insights on creating a companywide foundation of trust.
Patrick Burke

[Interview] Patrick Burke, author of “The 10 Biggest Business Mistakes And How To Avoid...

Wherever or whatever your business is, there’s one thing all entrepreneurs have in common: making mistakes can hurt. Building a great startup isn’t just...
Murray Sabrin

[Interview] Murray Sabrin, Author Of “Navigating The Boom/Bust Cycle”

Murray Sabrin, author of "Navigating the Boom/Bust Cycle" shares his insights in an interview on how to foretell when America’s boom economy is about to go bust.
Brad Cleveland

[Interview] Brad Cleveland, Author Of ‘Leading The Customer Experience’

In his new book, "Leading the Customer Experience: How to Chart a Course and Deliver Outstanding Results", customer strategy expert Brad Cleveland shows leaders, step by step, how to meet these new demands and win customer loyalty once and for all.
John Accardi

John Accardi Has Grown CRAVEBOX From Nothing Into An 8-Figure Company

We sat down with the founder and CEO of CRAVEBOX, John Accardi, to hear his story and what it’s been like to grow a company from scratch to 8-figures in revenue.

[Interview] Pekka Viljakainen, Author of “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age” (Part...

Leading business information architect and IT entrepreneur Pekka A. Viljakainen’s was recently in town to give a talk and promote his book “No Fear: Business Leadership for the Digital Age", and we were fortunate enough to catch him for a short interview to talk about how business leadership in the new digital era.

[Interview] Rajbir Singh Chopra, CEO of Weston Corporation

We speak to Rajbir Singh Chopra, the CEO of Weston Corporation, probably Singapore's most renowned sports apparel and merchandise company, about his business and the challenges of retailing online.
alan weiss author of fearless leadership

[Interview] Alan Weiss, Ph.D., Author Of “Fearless Leadership”

In "Fearless Leadership", Alan Weiss, Ph.D., provides exact strategies to discover, examine, eliminate, and finally be free of fear. We sit down for a chat about his book.
mike norton

[Interview] Mike Norton, CEO Of OMI Firm And Wolven Industries

Mike Norton shares with us at Young Upstarts about his beginnings, triumphs, challenges, and his well-honed point of view on finding success.

[Interview] Jeffrey A. Martinovich, Author Of “Just One More: The Wisdom Of Bob Vukovich”

Jeffrey A. Martinovich, author of "Just One More: The Wisdom of Bob Vukovich", shares how not just to find success, but how to have success find you.

[INTERVIEW] Alessandra Torre, Bestselling Author And Co-Founder Of Authors A.I.

Alessandra Torre is a New York Times bestselling author with 24 novels to her credit, and is also president and co-founder of Authors A.I., a tech start-up that uses artificial intelligence to help fiction authors write better books.
PSB Academy

[Interview] PSB Academy: Up-Skilling In A New Learning Economy

One of the winners at the fourth edition of the JobsCentral Learning Training & Education Development (T.E.D) Awards was PSB Academy. We speak to them about up-skilling and re-skilling in the new learning era.

[Interview] Meet Dr. Ryan Shelton Of South Beach Skin Lab

Dr. Ryan Shelton was dispassioned by skincare products that were out on the market. And he did something to change it.

[Interview] Amanda Mills, Founder Of Amanda Mills Los Angeles

Lifestyle curator is one of those terms that we hear a lot these days, but what does it really mean? For Amanda Mills, the mind and face behind the Amanda Mills Los Angeles (AMLA) lifestyle brand, it is a term she takes great pride in.

[Interview] Meghan Fitzgerald, Author Of “Ascending Davos”

Author of "Ascending Davos: A Career Journey from the Emergency Room to the Boardroom" Meghan Fitzgerald sits down with us to talk about her trajectory from a nurse to the C-suite.

[Interview] Dr. Eli Joseph, Author Of “The Perfect Rejection Resume”

We sat down with Dr. Eli Joseph to talk about the power of rejection, the topic of his new book, "The Perfect Rejection Resume: A Reader’s Guide to Building a Career Through Failure".

[INTERVIEW] David Mimran, Director Of The Mimran Group

Serial entrepreneur David Mimran has an impressive CV. We catch up with the director of The Mimran Group for a chat on what he’s up to now and what his near-term plans include.

[Interview] Cameron Chell, Entrepreneur, Co-Founder Of Business Instincts Group (BIG)

When Cameron Chell offers up advice to those who would like to follow in his not insubstantial footsteps on the path to successful entrepreneurship, it’s worth perking up your ears and taking notes.
Jennifer Kahnweiler

[INTERVIEW] Jennifer Kahnweiler, Ph.D., Author And Top Global Leadership Speaker On Introverts

Jennifer Kahnweiler, Ph.D., was named a certified professional speaker by the National Speakers Association, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Fortune. We speak with Dr. Kahnweiler about what introverts can bring to the workplace.

[Interview] Nir Bashan, Author, Entrepreneur, And Leading Business Coach On Creativity 

Nir Bashan is the founder and CEO of The Creator Mindset LLC, where he teaches business leaders how to harness the power of creativity to improve profitability, increase sales, and make work more meaningful. We speak to him about the role of creativity in business.

[Interview] Charlie Gilkey, Founder Of Productive Flourishing

Charlie Gilkey is an author, entrepreneur, philosopher, Army veteran, and renowned productivity expert. Through his consulting business Productive Flourishing, he helps professional creatives, leaders, and changemakers take meaningful action on work that matters.

[INTERVIEW] How LaMar Van Dusen, Founder Of Phoenix Management, Wants To Help Entrepreneurs Grow...

Despite the services offered by companies like Phoenix Management, too many small businesses and entrepreneurs either don’t know or are reluctant to tap into outside experts who can help, according to LaMar Van Dusen.

PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel On Facebook, Bubbles, And Innovation

In this exclusive interview Peter Thiel – co-founder of PayPal and managing partner of Founders Fund – discusses why he invested in Facebook, the differences between Wall Street and Silicon Valley, and why he would not start PayPal today knowing what he now knows.

[Interview] David Janeson, Owner Of Gull Harbour Marina

Half a lifetime of entrepreneurship — soaring victories, crushing setbacks, and the unceasing, unheralded work required of any small business owner — prepared David Janeson well for his latest project: turning around Gull Harbour Marina.

[Interview] Troy R. Underwood, Author Of “How To Launch Your Side Hustle”

In "How to Launch Your Side Hustle", serial entrepreneur Troy R. Underwood shows you how to start, scale, and sell a business — step by step. We talk to the author.

[Interview] Imaginary Friends Studios (Is More Real Than You Think)

You're unlikely to have heard of Singapore-based creative agency Imaginary Friends Studios - unless you're in the fields of film, games or animation. They've done work for games developer Square Enix, Sony Online Entertainment, DC Comics, and publisher Random House amongst many others, and this year they celebrate their eighth year in the industry.

[Interview] Michael K. Levine, Author Of “People Over Process: Leadership for Agility”

Author Of "People Over Process: Leadership for Agility" Michael K. Levine shares his insights on the power of focusing on the human side of agile, and why it’s critical to achieve success.