Genevieve Thiers is the founder of Sittercity.com and a co-founder of Contactkarma.com and OperaModa.com. Genevieve and her companies have won over 15 awards. She talks about why women businesses are growing rapidly and what small businesses can do to take advantage of the trend.
Jody Thompson, along with her partner Cali Ressler, is the Founder of CultureRx and co-creator of the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE). She is the author of two books on managing work and work-life balance. Jody explains why most people don't enjoy work and what can be done to fix it.
Gary Shinner and Jill Portman are the founders of Mighty Leaf Tea. Gary and Jill discuss how they started and grew their tea business, which is now partnering with Peet's Coffee. They give advice for choosing the right partner and getting your first big break.
Matt Wilson is co-founder of Under30CEO and Adventurer in Residence at Under30Experiences. Matt provides insight into how to gain entrepreneurial experiences before leaving college, and how he has been able to live and work wherever and whenever while growing his company.
Carmen Sognonvi is owner and general manager of Urban Martial Arts, a martial arts school in Brooklyn, New York. Carmen’s views on local business and local marketing have been featured in numerous media outlets, including Inc and Entrepreneur. Carmen discusses how small businesses can use offline, old-school marketing techniques to grow their business.
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