Jonathan is the author of Brand vs Wild, a Forbes contributor, sought after speaker and a brand survival expert at McKee Wallwork and Company. Jonathan has helped major brands navigate today’s challenges and his opinions are highly sought after by numerous marketing/business publications. Learn more by visiting http://jonathandavidlewis.com.
Donnie is a legend in the sport of motocross who was on top of the world in 1982. He had just won the AMA Supercross Championship and the 250 Motocross Championship. As a result, he was asked to be a member of Team USA in the Motocross and Trophee Des Nations. While training and preparing for these important races in Germany, Donnie suffered a debilitating concussion and never returned to professional racing. Donnie talks about his time as a champion and what it was like to have experienced such a terrible crash that ended his racing career. Currently, Donnie currently operates a successful motocross school that teaches amateur and professional racers proper techniques for going fast and winning. Be sure to visit his website at http://donniehansen.com to find out more about Donnie and his upcoming events.
Mitch entered the software business as the founder of Timeslips Corp (sold to Sage Pic) after creating the largest network of Certified Consultants in the software industry. They helped intuit Corp create their own Certified Quickbooks Accountant Network as well. After he sold his company, he ran Sage Pic in the US as the COO with over 300 staff.
Mitch became involved in the VC community, first as an advisor to startups and then as the CEO of the largest furniture shopping site early in 2000, Furniture Fan.com. He later found himself as the CEO/President of Tony Robbins and Chet Holmes Business Breakthrough joint venture. He created another division with almost 300 people and everything was virtual, without any physical infrastructure, working from his home office/spare bedroom. Mitch went on to write an Amazon #1 Best Seller: The Invisible Organization, which gives his step by step formula for transforming a traditional physical infrastructure into a virtual powerhouse of a company and then that company into a marketing super power. He has also been involved with other projects, including a partnership with Kevin Harrington, launching a new brand on the radio.
Mitch currently helps coaches build profitable practices through his Master Class. You can also listen to Mitch as host on his podcast, Your First Thousand Clients Podcast. You can learn more about Mitch, his services and podcast at http://mitchrusso.com.
*Make sure you understand your customer.
*Try to sell it first before you build it.
*Don’t sell something before you know what to sell next. You always need a follow-up.
Marques grew up in a single parent home with a father that inspired him. He attended Howard University where he played division 1 football prior to getting drafted into the NFL in 2003. He played for five years as an offensive lineman with the Titans, Bills, Ravens and Jaguars. Even during the offseason he helped train football players in Europe, both physically and mentally.
At the age of 27, Marques founded a construction company that grew rapidly within its first few years, however, he eventually went bankrupt after losing almost 2 million dollar on one project in just under 90 days. At his darkest moment, the NFL trust helped him restructure his life. With a lot of hard work and determination, he became a motivational speaker and marketing leader, helping to build others up to succeed. His bestselling book, “Sleepless Nights: The NFL: A Family and Business” is an autobiography from birth, to his NFL career, rise and fall in corporate America and beyond. It also details how he overcame his demons of drinking and gambling to get his life back on track. Be sure to visit his website at http://marquesogdenpublicspeaker.com.
*Have 7 Streams of Income
*Know Your Business
*Always Vet Your Partner
*Ensure You are Properly Funded
*Be Ready to Walk Away
*Be the Best Salesperson in Your Company
Bobby is a Harvard Law School graduate and the founder of Klinck, LLC. He is trained as an intellectual property attorney who helps entrepreneurs, startups and innovators harness their intellectual property, reduce exposure to lawsuits and handle any lawsuits that arise. He is dedicated to entrepreneurs and is the son of a small business owner. Bobby has a number of resources to help entrepreneurs with intellectual property plans and execution. This includes written materials online in The Academy on his website and his books he has written. His book titles include The Entrepreneur’s IP Planning Playbook and Patent Litigation Primer. Both have received best seller in at least one Amazon category. Be sure to visit his website at http://klinckllc.com.
*Get agreements in writing
*Have a plan
*Don’t let perfection be the enemy of good
Virginia is a true inspiration after overcoming a severe motor vehicle accident that left her 100% permanently disabled. She spent 1,278 days of intense rehabilitation, but knew her story was not over. Prior to her accident, she had spent years creating leaders and handling some of the hardest crises for big businesses. So, during her recovery she successfully launched her coaching business which has brought her much success. She has been nominated and received many awards in 2017 for her work as a coach and leader. She is the author of “Yes You Can!” and she is a sought after inspirational speaker. Her mission is to empower service based entrepreneurs to dream into their future, create their own destiny and leave a legacy through mindset, leadership and good business practices. Be sure to visit her coaching website, The Academy of Entrepreneurial Excellence, at http://aoeenow.com.
*Have a better understanding of who you are.
*Get clear on your business plan.
*Be unique and be the best at what you do.
Anmol struggled after college while trying to trade stocks. However, he later discovered a pattern that allowed him to go from zero to profitable. In 2014 he co-founded Live Traders in which he teaches others how to win in the stock market with courses and webinars. He is also an avid real estate investor with a large portfolio and has funded two other tech based companies. Be sure to visit his website at http://livetraders.com and grab your FREE trading ebook.