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David Dyer CEO & Managing Partner Tim Dyer Partner l Chief Storyteller Industry: Advertising & Marketing Meet David and Tim (Dyer) Names: Tim Dyer and David Dyer (identical twins) Age: 35 Company Name: Manifesto Agency Title: David: CEO & Managing Partner...read more
“Thinking differently was how we were able to succeed. It was important for associates to try and think differently, without being 100% correct all the time.” Brett Rosin, on how he fostered the Rant, Inc. company culture. Age: 30 Company Name: Rant, Inc. Title:...read more
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Highly Successful Entrepreneurs
Intro "Ignorance is a key element for every entrepreneur; some level of ignorance. Because if you knew all the obstacles ahead, you would never do it." "In life you get beat down. In business, you get beat down twice as much!" - Brian Smith/UGG Founder Five Hundred...
"If you have a business partner and/or team, don't blame people when things fail, as it will happen regularly (particularly in a small and agile company)" - Thomas Smale, re: failure Thomas Smale didn’t grow up in a family with a history of entrepreneurship. He didn’t...
"Never give up! Attack from another angle or just go in another direction completely. Every failure is a learning experience." - Steve Altimari After a 12-year career in the Silicon Valley high-tech world, Steve decided on a career change. He attended the American...
Intro Age: 62 Company Name: Halleck Vineyard Title: Owner/Vintner Website: HalleckVineyard.com Hometown: I grew up in Rockford, IL., a modest, Midwestern city of about 150,000, on the Rock River, about 90 miles NW of Chicago. It was a peaceful, primarily working class...
Young Innovators Spotlight
Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Engineers
Close your eyes and picture an engineer. You probably weren't envisioning Debbie Sterling. Debbie Sterling is an engineer and founder of GoldieBlox, a toy company out to inspire the next generation of female engineers. She has made it her mission in life to tackle the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math.
Check out Debbie Sterling's incredibly motivational TEDx talk.
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