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Unique business problems call for genius solutions. Go behind the scenes with today’s world-class leaders who dared to bring revolutionary ideas to life. Learn how they met their challenges head-on and how you can translate their lessons into your own real-world business success—whether you’re leading a start-up or Fortune 500 company. Host Manuj Aggarwal is the founder of TetraNoodle Technologies. When not interviewing with industry leaders for Bootstrapping Your Dreams, he provides revolutionary strategies for his clients based on data science and human psychology, even in a socially distant economy.
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Bootstrapping Your Dreams Show Manuj Aggarwal

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Unique business problems call for genius solutions. Go behind the scenes with today’s world-class leaders who dared to bring revolutionary ideas to life. Learn how they met their challenges head-on and how you can translate their lessons into your own real-world business success—whether you’re leading a start-up or Fortune 500 company. Host Manuj Aggarwal is the founder of TetraNoodle Technologies. When not interviewing with industry leaders for Bootstrapping Your Dreams, he provides revolutionary strategies for his clients based on data science and human psychology, even in a socially distant economy.
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    #253 Startup Secrets From The "Unicorn Whisperer" | Heather Wilde

    #253 Startup Secrets From The "Unicorn Whisperer" | Heather Wilde

    Heather Wilde is a multiple award-winning, 6-time CTO and 5x-certified executive coach with over 20 years of experience engaging with the world’s best leaders on how to improve their communication, their organization, and their execution.
     
    Heather Wilde is CTO of ROCeteer, and is also known as the “Unicorn Whisperer” due to her special focus on entrepreneurs. She is a personal and professional growth expert, executive coach, author, and speaker. Affiliated with 3 Entrepreneurial accelerators, she has also worked with governments on Economic Development projects for over 20 years.
     
    Heather Wilde writes for Forbes and Inc Magazine, where she hosts the “Entrepreneurial Revolution” column.
     
    Heather was an early employee of Spirit Airlines and a founding member of Evernote, where she oversaw the company’s growth from thousands to 100 million customers. 
     
    Heather was also one of the only women to have programmed, designed, produced, and published a game at the company THQ. She has worked with the U.S. Navy, NASA, and state and local governments around the world.
     
    She has led the development, scalability, and reliability engineering of websites with 60+ million unique monthly visitors, 1.7+ billion monthly page views, and 99.99% uptime SLA requirements.
    Heather has received commendations for her work from the United States Government, as well as Awards for Mentor/Coach of the Year, Female Executive of the year, Business Role Model of the year, Entrepreneur of the Year, and CIO of the Year and has been named Top Writer on Quora 3 years in a row. 
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    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heatherwilde/ 

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    About to start a business and needs guidance, Already running a business and wants to scale faster, Not satisfied with your current job and want to change your career, Very much satisfied with your professional career but want to stop working for others and gain financial freedom,  Already enjoying financial freedom but want to create more impact in your community and in the world. 
    If you identify with any of these concerns, I am pleased to invite you to check out these 3 solutions carefully designed to address your desires. These offers are currently in-demand and are producing amazing results:
    👉 Business Myth Uncovered: (Group mentorship program for startup founders and small business owners)
    👉 Fulfillment Coaching Jet:  (Personalized coaching and mentorship program for professionals and entrepreneurs)
    👉 Super Connector Stopover: (Relationship building and personal branding for executives and professionals using a turn-key proprietary technology)

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    • 33 min
    #252 Importance of mentor in a startup | Jeffery Potvin

    #252 Importance of mentor in a startup | Jeffery Potvin

    In this podcast, I talk about startups and the importance of a mentor in a startup with Jeffery Potvin.
    Jeffery Potvin, an angel investor in multiple regions who have Invested in 55+ companies. He is a member of the York, Spark & GTAN angels & screening committees while being the driving force behind Open People Network (OPN)! OPN is a group of angel investors helping accelerate the growth of early-stage startups through The Supporters Fund and Pitch it Series.
    Jeffery is a lifelong entrepreneur with a proven track record of building companies and reinventing existing businesses. Working with a list of great startups to enterprise clients over the years. Jeffery is a mentor, coach and loves to climb mountains!

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    Linkedin:linkedin.com/in/jefferypotvin
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    About to start a business and needs guidance, Already running a business and wants to scale faster, Not satisfied with your current job and want to change your career, Very much satisfied with your professional career but want to stop working for others and gain financial freedom,  Already enjoying financial freedom but want to create more impact in your community and in the world. 
    If you identify with any of these concerns, I am pleased to invite you to check out these 3 solutions carefully designed to address your desires. These offers are currently in-demand and are producing amazing results:
    👉 Business Myth Uncovered: (Group mentorship program for startup founders and small business owners)
    👉 Fulfillment Coaching Jet:  (Personalized coaching and mentorship program for professionals and entrepreneurs)
    👉 Super Connector Stopover: (Relationship building and personal branding for executives and professionals using a turn-key proprietary technology)


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    • 40 min
    #251 Unveiling Entrepreneurship with Elissa Bloom

    #251 Unveiling Entrepreneurship with Elissa Bloom

    Unveiling Entrepreneurship and giving in-depth insights into the subject
     
    Elissa Bloom is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy's Center City. She has been with the organization since 2011 and, with the board, launched the successful initiative, which is now used as an international model for fashion incubation.
     
    Elissa Boom founded and maintained Elissa Bloom New York, a successful accessories line she oversaw for ten years. She has earned multiple US State Department funds to speak at conferences and conduct business boot camps in Italy, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Israel, and Scotland's fashion industries. The White House invited Elissa to speak at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya in 2015.
     
    In this podcast, I talk about entrepreneurship with Elissa Bloom.
     
    In 2017, she was named the Philadelphia Ambassador of Women's Entrepreneurship Day, a global event promoting female entrepreneurship and commemorated by the United Nations in 144 nations. 
    Elissa created and chaired the first and second annual events in Philadelphia recognizing female entrepreneurs. Philly Fashion Week presented her with the Trailblazer Award in 2016.
     
    With over 20 years of both corporate and entrepreneurial experience, Elissa brings a unique and fresh comprehension of the fashion and business worlds. She has worked for Bloomingdales and Anthropologie as well as Drexel University, Moore College of Art & Design, and Thomas Jefferson University, where she taught fashion entrepreneurship courses. 
     
    RESOURCES
    Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/elissa-bloom-19a0a211 
     
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    About to start a business and needs guidance, Already running a business and wanting to scale faster, Not satisfied with your current job and want to change your career, Very much satisfied with your professional career but want to stop working for others and gain financial freedom,  Already enjoying financial freedom but want to create more impact in your community and in the world.  
    If you identify with any of these concerns, I am pleased to invite you to check out these three solutions carefully designed to address your desires. These offers are currently in-demand and are producing amazing results:
     
    👉 Business Myth Uncovered: (Group mentorship program for startup founders and small business owners)
     
    👉 Fulfillment Coaching Jet:  (Personalized coaching and mentorship program for professionals and entrepreneurs)
     
    👉 Super Connector Stopover: (Relationship building and personal branding for executives and professionals using a turn-key proprietary technology)


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    • 34 min
    #250 How To Maximize The Positive Impact Of Business | Márcia Balisciano

    #250 How To Maximize The Positive Impact Of Business | Márcia Balisciano

    Artificial Intelligence and big data facts to challenge the common global assumption
     
    Marcia is the founding Global Head of ESG sustainability and corporate responsibility at relics. RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers with more than 33,000 employees.
    In this podcast, I talk about Business and Sustainability as well as SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)
    She's got some great insights into AI, and big data that I think will challenge some common assumptions we all have.
    As a member of the board of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, Marcia is the chair of UN Global Compact UK Chair of the conference board's corporate responsibility and sustainability Council. Marcia has work has ensured recognition for RELX as an ESB, ESG, and sustainability leader RELX currently comes first for the environment, social, and governance in the media and publishing sectors and sixth overall among 14,000 companies assessed by Sustainalytics RELX also holds a triple-A ESG rating with MSCI for a sixth consecutive year is the third in the sector in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Third, in the responsibility 100 index, ranking the footsie 100 on sustainability and sixth in the climate leaders index, Relex is also a top 20 Uk company for ESG. Marcia was also awarded an MBE, an honor bestowed by Britain's Queen Elizabeth.

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    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/m%C3%A1rcia-balisciano-5b7a59

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    About to start a business and needs guidance, Already running a business and wants to scale faster, Not satisfied with your current job and want to change your career, Very much satisfied with your professional career but want to stop working for others and gain financial freedom,  Already enjoying financial freedom but want to create more impact in your community and in the world. 
    If you identify with any of these concerns, I am pleased to invite you to check out these 3 solutions carefully designed to address your desires. These offers are currently in-demand and are producing amazing results:
    👉 Business Myth Uncovered: (Group mentorship program for startup founders and small business owners)
    👉 Fulfillment Coaching Jet:  (Personalized coaching and mentorship program for professionals and entrepreneurs)
    👉 Super Connector Stopover: (Relationship building and personal branding for executives and professionals using a turn-key proprietary technology)


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    • 42 min
    #249 How businesses and politicians use empathy to make decisions | Gabriela Cuevas Barron

    #249 How businesses and politicians use empathy to make decisions | Gabriela Cuevas Barron

    Gabriela is currently a member of the committee on Foreign Affairs and the committee on urban and Metropolitan Development in the Mexican parliament. She is also the honorary president of the inter-parliamentary Union for Mexico. 
    In this podcast, I talk about decisions and empathy in business and politics with Gabriela.
    She's got some great insights into decisions and empathy that I think will challenge some common assumptions we all have.
    Gabriela was elected the president of the inter-parliamentary union with 80% of the votes being the second woman, the youngest person and the first Mexican to take over this role. Gabriela is also the co-chair of the steering committee of the EU Hc 2030, which is a multi-stakeholder international health partnership comprising governments from 66 countries. 
    Gabriella was also the senator and chaired the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Mexican parliament and achieved two important reforms during her tenure. 
    Gabriela was also the mayor of Mexico City and was the only woman at the time to have this position. She was in charge of over 5000 employees and 500,000 inhabitants. Gabriela received an innovation and transparency award from the local transparency authorities in Mexico, Mexico City.
    Gabriela is also an active volunteer, she co-founded Foundation, Erica, Mexico, which currently benefits around 17,000 young students in Mexico. She co-chairs the task force on human humanitarian relief, social protection for Lancaster COVID-19 Commission.

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    Linkedin:linkedin.com/in/gabriela-baron-86474515a

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    About to start a business and needs guidance, Already running a business and wants to scale faster, Not satisfied with your current job and want to change your career, Very much satisfied with your professional career but want to stop working for others and gain financial freedom,  Already enjoying financial freedom but want to create more impact in your community and in the world. 
    If you identify with any of these concerns, I am pleased to invite you to check out these 3 solutions carefully designed to address your desires. These offers are currently in-demand and are producing amazing results:
    👉 Business Myth Uncovered: (Group mentorship program for startup founders and small business owners)
    👉 Fulfillment Coaching Jet:  (Personalized coaching and mentorship program for professionals and entrepreneurs)
    👉 Super Connector Stopover: (Relationship building and personal branding for executives and professionals using a turn-key proprietary technology)


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    • 40 min
    #248 How to use data and generate $5B in incremental value | Shailendra Kumar

    #248 How to use data and generate $5B in incremental value | Shailendra Kumar

    Shailendra is an award-winning global Artificial Intelligence expert. 
    He worked as Vice President and Chief Evangelist - AI & Machine Learning at SAP.
    With an experience of over 23 years working with Corporates, Software Vendors, and Consulting companies to deliver over One Billion Dollars through advanced analytics.
    He has established and led several data science businesses to generate revenue and drive incremental growth by creating multiple Artificial Intelligence solutions across a variety of sectors, including High Tech, Financial Services, Retail, and the Public Sector.
    Shailendra is a keynote speaker, influencer, and a thought-leader in the Artificial Intelligence space and has published multiple articles about advanced analytics, machine learning, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain; and recently published an Amazon bestseller “Making Money out of Data” which showcases five business stories from various industries on how successful companies make millions of dollars in incremental value using analytics.
    Prior to joining SAP, Shailendra held senior executive-level positions at IBM, Accenture, Woolworths, and Coles.

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    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaily/ 
    Blog: http://cognitivetoday.com/ 
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    About to start a business and needs guidance, Already running a business and wants to scale faster, Not satisfied with your current job and want to change your career, Very much satisfied with your professional career but want to stop working for others and gain financial freedom,  Already enjoying financial freedom but want to create more impact in your community and in the world. 
    If you identify with any of these concerns, I am pleased to invite you to check out these 3 solutions carefully designed to address your desires. These offers are currently in-demand and are producing amazing results:
    👉 Business Myth Uncovered: (Group mentorship program for startup founders and small business owners)
    👉 Fulfillment Coaching Jet:  (Personalized coaching and mentorship program for professionals and entrepreneurs)
    👉 Super Connector Stopover: (Relationship building and personal branding for executives and professionals using a turn-key proprietary technology)


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    • 39 min

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