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Let Your Passion Drive You, One Step at a Time: An Interview with Timothy Sykes

Let Your Passion Drive You, One Step at a Time: An Interview with Timothy Sykes

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Timothy Sykes — full-time stock trader and teacher — is in an industry centered around money, yet money sits on his back burner. For this entrepreneurial spirit and ruckus starter, it all comes down to passion, and letting that passion drive your business every step of […]

Untethered From Tradition: An Interview with Brian Solis

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interviews series. Brian Solis didn’t set out to be a technology analyst or a marketer. In fact, he started like many of us — on a collegiate path he was unsure of, dedicated to getting a 9-5 job with a steady paycheque. Finding himself influenced by the right […]

7 Entrepreneurs Name Their Biggest Inspirations

What inspires you to wake up and GSD every day? That’s the question we asked a few of the entrepreneurs who so graciously agreed to do an interview with us. Did they get the inspiration from within? From their parents? From other people in the industry? If you’re struggling to find your “ah-ha” moment, read on for […]

Don’t Talk About It, Be About It: An Interview with Brenton Hayden

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Creating a business is not just something that comes at the switch of a button. It takes hard work, some failure and a great team. Brenton Hayden of Renters Warehouse based in Minnesota got his business off of the ground at the tender age of 22 with a […]

Great Things Take Time: An Interview with Neil Patel

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Growing up modestly, Neil Patel thought that the best way to make a great life for himself was to earn as much money as possible. After years of entrepreneurial trial and error, Neil achieved some of his biggest goals and, along the way, realized that money isn’t everything. […]

Two Is Better Than One: An Interview with Shala Burroughs

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Isn’t it funny how life can change in a matter of minutes? One minute, Shala Burroughs was going for a casual walk with a new friend and the next, she was talking about starting a business. She and her co-founder, Kate Kendall, didn’t exactly expect to be going […]

Building on a “Failed” Product: An Interview with Matt Shobe

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. Search for “dedication” on Dictionary.com and a picture of Matt Shobe will appear. Matt is one of the minds behind FeedBurner, which was acquired by Google for $100M. 7 years later, he’s now doing product and design at AngelList. We had the chance to sit down with Matt to […]

From a Blow-Up Mattress to 50M Users: An Interview with Steve Corona

This interview is part of our Entrepreneur Interview series. This college dropout thought he would be a $10 an hour worker for the rest of his life. Of course, that was before Twitpic’s massive success. From sleeping on the floor and in front of a laptop to writing a book and millions of users, Steve is the […]