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Episode 29: The Natural Home Goods Revolution with Stuart Landesberg
Since 2012 Stuart Landesberg, the CEO and co-founder of Grove Collaborative, has been at the helm of his company. Aiming to produce and distribute natural and healthy consumer goods the company has grown to over 1,000 employees in their eight years of doing business. Leading the revolution towards producing natural and sustainable home goods Landesberg hopes that Grove Collaborative can one day become the largest consumer goods company in the world.
Episode 28: Nicole Sahin on Easy Employment for Global Companies
Since founding her company in 2012, Nicole Sahin, CEO of Globalization Partners, has been able to spread her business around the world. She has operations in 170 countries, helping businesses employ white-collar workers overseas. Sahin has taken a process that usually would have taken months of time and hundreds of thousands of dollars and cut it down to days. Thanks to these efforts, she has allowed companies to spread around the world and even saw Globalization Partners reach number six on the Inc 5000 list of top growing private companies.
Episode 27: Deeanne Akerson on Building a Business and Innovating for Moms
Since 2015 Deeanne Akerson has taken her company Kindred Bravely from a personal need to an extremely successful producer of nursing and maternity clothing. In 2019 they were featured on the prestigious Inc 5000 list at number 20 racking up over 8,500% growth. The company brings in millions of revenue each year and sees tens of thousands of new customers on their site each month. What started with a personal need has now turned into a powerhouse internet retailer in just five short years.
Episode 26: Sara Castillo and Katie Castillo Wilson on Ads People Actually Want
Since 2015 Sara Castillo and Katie Castillo Wilson have worked hand in hand to build their company TapOnIt from the ground up. Creating their own tech hub in Iowa the two sisters have created a new solution for ads. Delivering via text messages and seeing opening rates up to 98%, they have created a database of 300 thousand people with 1,400 new members joining organically every month.
Episode 25: Brad Sugars on 17 Books, Over 50 Business, and Building an Industry
Founder of ActionCOACH Brad Sugars is no newcomer to the entrepreneur lifestyle. His franchise, the first of its kind, has been in business approaching 30 years. With over a thousand employees worldwide and doing hundreds of millions in revenue he also has claims to fame as a best selling author with his 17th book hitting shelves. While not the CEO of ActionCOACH Sugars remains as the chairman, dictating the future of the company, and maintaining high level interests in eight other companies.
Episode 24: Crafting Cocktails Into a Nationally Acclaimed Distillery
Co-founders of Tattersall Distilling Dan Oskey and Jon Kreidler founded their craft distillery in 2015. Since then they have created almost thirty different spirits that have won numerous awards around the country. Alongside their craft cocktails the two created a nationally acclaimed cocktail room to feature signature drinks that has been featured in Eater and Playboy Magazine.