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Kate Koziol from K Squared Communications at the National CEO Conference

Kate Koziol spoke at the 2012 National CEO Conference held here in Chicago on November 2, 2012.  The topic was “How to Look Like a Million Without Spending a Million.” Imagine customers beating a line to your door. What if you had more business than you knew what to do with? Whether you a solopreneur […]

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Just As Nature Intended: What We Can Learn From His Side of the Desk

Nick Wallace, Co-Founder, Wallace Farms   Healthy Living: More and more people are looking for ways to eat in a healthier way.  They are looking for more reputable sources, as they don’t always trust what the labels say, or every marketing angle that are used by the big box producers. Climate Change: Continued drought could […]

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Just As Nature Intended: The Back Story

Nick Wallace, Co-Founder, Wallace Farms The farm Nick calls home has been in the Wallace family since 1894.  As was typical of many farms back in the day, they raised cattle, grew a handful of crops and raised chickens on this 160-acre farm in Keystone, Iowa.  After WWII, agriculture changed because of the introduction of […]

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Just As Nature Intended: The Big Picture and The Quick Take

Nick Wallace, Co-Founder, Wallace Farms Nick and his family launched the Wallace Farms brand in 2001 to provide customers with the highest quality grass fed beef, other naturally raised meats, and wild seafood that are pesticide and hormone-free .   The Quick Take: Best Advice: Communicate with your customer through your website and other social […]

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The Cream of the Crop: What We Can Learn From Her Side of the Desk

Shelly Herman, Co –Founder, Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks  Financial Prowess: It can be challenging once you use up your initial investment to continue to grow at a pace that you would like.  Everyone wishes they had more money to do things a little faster, and to grow at a quicker pace.  It is not […]

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The Cream of the Crop: The Back Story

Shelly Herman, Co –Founder, Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks It started with a “vision” day at the Chicago Botanic Gardens.  Shelly left her job of ten years, and Irv, her husband was a freelancer at this time. They strolled through the gardens together, spent time alone, and mapped out what they wanted to do both […]

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The Cream of the Crop: The Big Picture and the Quick Take

Shelly Herman, Co –Founder, Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks Shelly Herman and her husband Irv, founded Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks, a Chicago area local organic food supply company, delivering more healthy organic foods to your table in an easy and affordable way. The Quick Take Best Advice: Building great relationships with your employees and […]

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I’m In. Are You?: What We Can Learn From His Side of the Desk

Nate Lassiter, Co-Founder, Who’s In, ·          Knowledge is Key: Having a great idea will only get you so far.  Being able to execute and design apps or websites around your idea is crucial.  Building a highly desirable skill set, such as coding, is too important not to attain. ·          Mobile Industry of the Future: We […]

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I’m In, Are You?: The Back Story

Nate Lassiter, Co-Founder, Who’s In  In 2006, Nate read a press release about a new company that was starting in the mobile marketing field.  At the time he was managing the digital division of a record label company, so he felt that he could bring a lot to the table.  He wanted to be a […]

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I’m In, Are You?: The Big Picture and the Quick Take

Nate Lassiter is currently the Creative Director of Phonevalley, a Publicis Groupe company.  He is also co-founder of the recently launched App Who’s In, http://app.seewhos.in.  a mobile app that allows people to save and share fun places they would like to go. The Quick Take Best Advice: Finding people that are willing to work hard […]

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