Video Blog Posts
In this interview, hear how Nick Francis, CEO of HelpScout, explains his #1 talent (bringing out the best of creative people) and leverages it to everyone’s mutual advantage. Listen to how he faces fear and explains that “fear is an unwillingness to get your hands dirty and learn it.” Hear about his key habits of “being a doer” and getting into projects “full throttle” have helped him grow HelpScout into an amazing success story in a few short years. Additionally, learn how his #1 business mentor has helped him smooth out his “rough around the edges” personality to become a better leader.
Hear Gail Gardner of GrowMap share her success secrets on how to become ultra motivated (“by knowing what you want and focusing on that”), how to learn something quickly (it’s not about going to college), and what causes (and how to avoid) self doubt as an entrepreneur. Learn how she went from being a shy child to becoming a confident, successful and pioneering IBM female employee and entrepreneur. Discover how she attributes her success to “focusing on the present and where the world is going, and not on the past.” Plus, hear about her insight that “once you understand one business, you understand how the world works.”
Watch how Deborah Anderson, of SocialWebCafe.com, has turned her drive to become a singer/performer into a multi-faceted content creator and networker. Learn how she discovered her entrepreneurial capability at the age of 12, and how she remains happiest when she is in a creating mode. Hear how she describes her core competency as “being positive” while suggesting that being positive is one of the keys to conquering entrepreneurial self-doubt.
Watch musician David Cutler — a unique entrepreneur, author, consultant and speaker — explain how he found his own voice at age 6. Learn how he discovered a way to expand his music creativity into a broader entrepreneurial creativity. Hear how he hit a professional ceiling by “doing things right” and then increased his success by “doing the wrong thing” and by “finding my own notes” through the power of experimentation. Additionally, listen as he insightfully explains the key difference between music students and business students, as well as what they can learn from each other.
Watch Tim Brownson, life coach and founder of A Daring Adventure, talk about his entrepreneurial journey; how he succeeded despite challenges. Listen as he shares his thoughts about overcoming fears and frustrations. Hear about his early motivations, dreams, and how he has persisted amidst uncertainty.