If you bounce from project to project and have a hard time focusing on just one, listen to this interview with Greg Thomson.
Lack of focus is what kept his previous businesses from reaching their potential. Once he learned how to work with his innate curiosity (not eliminate it, but harness its power), he made Tall Tree Games into a $6+ million hit casual game company.
After his previous business failed, Bhavin Turakhia set out to find a better way to capitalize on the growth of the internet in his country, India.
His vision was to create a company that would help other businesses get online. He wanted to help them register their domain names, host their sites and build their online brands. Today the company he launched, Directi Group, is still in the same business, but does so much more. And Bhavin says it’s worth $300 million.
David Sasson was exhausted from holding down a full-time job while running overstockArt, his online store for discount artwork. Then, in 2009, the bad economy hit his company hard and it was in trouble and he wasn’t sure he could pay his employees. That’s when he did something unexpected.
Have you ever had an idea that you considered revolutionary but the rest of the world was blah about?
Jeffrey Taylor’s big idea came to him at 4:30 AM and he was so moved by it that he rushed to a coffee shop to flesh it out. His idea became Monster.com, the largest job search engine in the world. This is the story of how an entrepreneur can execute on a vision, even when his supporters and other businesspeople just don’t get it.
How can an unfunded, first-time entrepreneur build a multi-million dollar business selling graphs?
You’ll hear how it happened in this interview with Pallav Nadhani, a Mixergy fan who created FusionCharts in 2002 when he was just 17. With happy customers such as LinkedIn, his business did $4.5 million in sales last year. I invited him to Mixergy to hear the inspiring story of how he did it. Also, since he launched a new seed investment fund (it’s like Y Combinator, but in India), I…