Inc. 500 Honoree Stories
“My real estate venture showed me how pressing forward and not watching signs in the market, can lead you to the finish line, but you might not realize the location of the race had changed. ” Aaron Weikle Age: 35 Company Name: Mountain State Software Solutions (MS3)...read more
“Accept failure. In fact, embrace it as something that is inevitable, and as something that will make you stronger. ” Vasu Kulkarni Age: 30 Company Name: Krossover Title: Founder Website: https://www.krossover.com/ Hometown: Bangalore, India Relationship: Married to...read more
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
Best Ways to Answer “Sell Me This Pen” “Sell me this pen” is a question posed by job interviewers and marketing consultants and made famous by the Martin Scorsese film, Wolf of Wall Street. Many interviewees make the mistake of thinking it’s not a real question,...read more
Highly Successful Entrepreneurs
Name: Brian Semling Age: 41 Company Name: Brian’s Toys, Inc. Company URL: strictlybriks.com, brianstoys.com, clevercreationsco.com Title: Founder and CEO Hometown: Fountain City, Wisconsin Relationship Status: Married What early experiences in life, cultivated your...
"Failure is just a matter of perspective. I think the only failure is not having enough patience to see things through." - Laura Cope Passion is defined as a strong and barely controllable emotion. Laura Cope’s passion for her craft is evident in every facet of her...
The team at Five Hundred Stories sat down with Adam Markel at the Digital Footprint Conference. In this interview Adam gives some valuable insights regarding entrepreneurship, happiness and purpose. Adam's story comes from a place of truth and real life experience,...
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...
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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