Category Archives: Entreprenuer

Entrepreneurs: Develop Your The 7th Sense

Peter Karpinski is a creative, Denver-based restaurateur and hospitality entrepreneur.  To date, Peter has successfully conceptualized and developed, from the ground up, 9 entirely unique restaurant destinations (all at hotels) including Portland’s Asian concept Departure, Urban Farmer steakhouse and The Original, a “Dinerant”; Chicago’s Catalan tapas hotspot Mercat a la Planxa with Chef Jose Garces; and Toasted Oak in Detroit, an American brasserie and market. Peter has accomplished some impressive accolades in his young but wide-ranging culinary career, including being recognized by Food & Wine as a Forty Under Forty “big thinker” in 2010.



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Getting Your Product To Store Shelves

Brad Gruno, founder of Brad’s Raw Foods, lost it all, and is quickly gaining it all back. Overweight, floundering and jobless in his late 40’s, Gruno had no idea what to do. Just over three years ago, he launched what has become a prosperous raw food manufacturing company. Now, 53-year-old Gruno, is living the second act dream. In fact, he was just in Forbes magazine. Learn Brad’s secrets to getting his product to store shelves and expanding nationwide.

Uniting Money With Life And Business

Justin Krane, a CERTIFIED  FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional, is the founder of Krane Financial Solutions. Known for his savvy, holistic approach to financial planning, he advises his clients on how to unite their money with their lives and businesses. Justin is an accomplished athlete and was a former junior ranked tennis player in Los Angeles.  He loves to cook, travel, speak Italian, and spend time with his family.


Build Income Around Your Passion

Davida Shensky has owned her own business for the last 28 years since she entered the workforce 15 years and before the Americans with Disabilities Act became law.  It is not the limit she places on herself but the limits that society places on her due to their misunderstanding of the disability community at large. She has had to learn to become her own advocate and to think outside of the box when it comes to employment.  She started Career Performance Institute  and works with both companies and individuals to help them reach their maximum potential in life and learn to create opportunities for themselves,  due to the changing workplace, just as she had to do, when she entered the workforce.

Career Performance Institute is a nationally known company that helps you learn to create your own opportunities in life and to live without limits. It helps clients with performance improvement that works with companies focused on developing the skills and abilities of their management teams, customer service team, and front-line workers, as a strategic priority for business growth.  This is a very important issue in a poor economy because people are always looking for good customer service– to keep customers coming back today it is  very important to offer good customer service even if you own your own business. To learn more about Davida & the Career Performance Institute visit her website!



Succeeding In Business & In Life

Chantay has worked with a vast amount of celebrities, political and business icons throughout the years. She has personally worked with Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump, John Travolta, Jennifer Hudson, many, many, more. Her knowledge and dedication to the world around her has contributed to her success matched only by her sincerity, dependability and efficiency. Chantay Bridges articles, interviews and publications have been featured at over 100 media outlets. Including CNBC, Huffington Post, Black Enterprise magazine, Fox, Business Insider, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Readers Digest and numerous others. Her accomplishments can be seen far and wide. She is a true inspiration making an impact in her community. Articles, interviews and features have been found at

Secrets To Product Placement & Branding

Stacy Jones has over fifteen years of leadership experience building global product placement branding campaigns for the entertainment industry. Acknowledged as an expert in the field, she has appeared on CNN and MSNBC; spoken at conferences around the globe; and her achievements have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Financial Times, The Economist, Brandweek, Advertising Age, Madison & Vine, Variety, B&C, Mediaweek and many other publications. For more about Stacy be sure to visit


Planned Happenstance: The Magic of Preparedness and Coincidence in Your Career Path

Yael C. Sivi is a consultant and executive coach with over 12 years experience working in Fortune 1000 companies and public sector/governmental agencies on projects relating to individual and team effectiveness. Yael holds a MS in Social Work from Columbia University. She earned her BA in Urban Studies at Macalester College. She has been trained as a coach through the Coaches Training Institute with additional training in team coaching, conflict resolution, and Gestalt psychotherapy Be sure to check out more at

Growing Your Business With New Media Strategies

Peter Kelly & Jeremiah Sullivan are the founders of Framework Media Strategies. These Gen Y entrepreneurs are making a big splash in the world of new media communications and public relations. The story behind this team was recently featured in the new book “Entrepreneur Intervention: Triumphs & Failures of Entrepreneurs” by’s David Domzalski. Join us as they share strategies for growing your business using creative marketing. For more information on FMS visit

Inside The Mind Of A Bootstrapping Entrepreneur

Brandt Page is the founder & CEO of Launch Leads. Brandt was named the the Emerging Executive of the Year by the Utah Technology Council and the Governor of Utah,American Express selected him to advice their national OPEN Forum Pulse on Twitter. Brandt was nominated for the “INC 30 Under 30” award in 2010 and elected into the 2010 & 2011 vSpring Capital Top 100 Venture Entrepreneurs. Listen as Brandt describes his journey as a Generation Y Entrepreneur!

Create The Perfect Job!

Julie Austin is an award-winning writer, inventor, and multiple business owner. Her patented product, swiggies, wrist water bottles, have been a NASDAQ product of the year semi finalist and are currently sold in 24 countries. She’s appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX News, and the Wall Street Journal, along with dozens of TV shows, magazines and radio shows around the world. She’s a “go-to” media expert in the fields of innovation & creativity. Her new book “The Money Garden: How to Plant the Seeds for a Lifetime of Income” is currently available on Amazon. Visit to learn more about Julie!