Andrea Heuston | [Pivot Series] Surviving, Thriving and Pivoting Businesses After 5+ Near Death Experiences

Andrea Heuston is the CEO and Creative Principal of Artitudes Design, an award-winning creative agency. She has over 20 years experience in the design industry and has won several awards including Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, the annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards for Enterprising Women Magazine, Cambridge Who’s Who for Women Achieve Award and many more.

Chris Brogan | [Pivot Series] How to Tell Your Company Story to Build Culture

In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran interviews Chris Brogan, President of Chris Brogan Media, about podcasting and how company leaders can tell their company’s stories. They also talk about doing Facebook Live shows, Chris’ StoryLeader system, and building a company’s culture.

Mark P. Fisher | [Pivot Series] What You Can Learn About Pivoting & Scrappiness from Camps and Retreat Centers’ Pivots During the Pandemic

Mark P. Fisher is the Chief Encourager of Inspiring Growth, a company that helps businesses with everything from sales and marketing to fundraising with a specialization in hospitality businesses. He also has many years of experience working with camps, retreats, and conference leaders, and recently provided a webinar to help the industry which has had to pivot and find ways to survive because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Vadim Polikov | From Immigrant to Founding and Exiting Multiple Businesses

Vadim Polikov is a serial entrepreneur with several companies that he has founded, grown, and sold. His first company was American Journal Experts. They edit research papers and international research so they can publish them in top tier academic journals. The company still exists today but Vadim has exited the company in 2008.He also started a venture-backed company in the residential solar installer space called Astrum Solar and sold it for 54 million to Direct Energy.

Justin Breen | Building Connections and Networks to Fuel a Business and Land Media Coverage

Justin Breen is the CEO of the public relations firm, BrEpic Communications. He is also the author of the best selling book Epic Business: 30 Secrets to Build Your Business Exponentially and Give You the Freedom to Live the Life You Want.

Justin is hardwired to seek out and create viral thought-provoking stories that the media craves. He is an amazing consummate networker who believes in the power of introductions. He has a degree in News – Editorial Journalism from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Bob Loback | Working for George Lucas and Buying a $5 Million Business in a New Industry as a First-Time Entrepreneur

Bob Loback is the President and CEO of two companies: Darcoid and Crest Technology, also known as CrestTec. He is an expert in supply chain management and value-added distribution services, and he has acquired four different companies and merged them to create one larger company in the critical seal business. He has also acquired the operating assets of a semiconductor, fab sourcing, and distribution company.

Uri Adoni | How to Launch an Unstoppable Startup in the Post-COVID Era: Tips from a Top VC in Israel

Uri Adoni is the author of the book, The Unstoppable Startup: Mastering Israel’s Secret Rules of Chutzpah. He has over 20 years of experience in high-tech and over 12 years of being a partner at Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Media Labs, one of Israel’s leading venture capital firms with an impressive track record of IPOs on the NASDAQ and M&As to large leading multinational firms.

John Lie-Nielsen | Jumping into Business in the Midst of Chaos

John Lie-Nielsen is the Founder and CEO of One Park Financial. The company’s mission is to help small to mid-sized businesses get access to working capital, both quickly and efficiently. They help customers for the long haul, growing business with customer-centric services to make it all happen. It is a business dedicated to helping other businesses gain access to working capital just like the big guys. They help get time, credit and paperwork all on your side.

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