Hi, I’m Michiel. I'm an avid adventure traveller who moved to Cape Town, obtained permanent residency and launched my first business all in 1.5 years. Ask me Anything.

Michiel De Vogeleer: Hi Caren To travel to SA you don't need a travel permit. Most countries can stay up to 90 days, but when you are in the country you can prolong it up to 180 days. It takes a bit of time to get it done so you need to apply rather sooner then later. Yo…
May 23, 2018

Ask Me Anything about marketing your military business during a PCS / move successfully!

Jenny Hale: Meet people! I always recommend that military families network online prior to the move - make friends! Use LinkedIn! When you get there, join Meet Up groups, networking events, and get out there!  Collaborations are key for building your business, s…

AMA! Kerry Wekelo: Want to skyrocket your career? Start a new business? I have been coaching others at my firm and personally and have seen others blossom to meet their DREAMS.

Kerry Alison Wekelo: Consulting and loved the diversity so much so I still work in consulting 20 years later.

AMA #3: Son of the Jack of the of all trades Web Producer. Obscure media you didn’t know existed, Face reveal and Boobies?

Takeshi Kinniku: I’m not sure, maybe manga historian?

Amy McNally Success coach who specializes in helping clients make more money! AMA

Coachamymcnally: I don’t use software, I focus on having the right mindset around money to allow more in!
May 23, 2018

Is independence more valuable than wealth? AMA the founder anything about choosing the right choice when making career shifts.

Jam Zovein: Yes, the tech side of my business, Divvy, has raised one round of funding. This first round was friends and family and I was careful to only seek out investors that understood the risk at this early stage. I look at the outcome right now as binomial,…
May 23, 2018

I'm Kala Maxym, founder and chief event composer of Five Senses Tastings. Ask me anything about how to create an amazing event by pairing food, wine, and music!

Kala Maxym: Absolutely! Each struggle has made me stronger. Might be a cliché but it's so true! There are always things we could have done better along any given journey but it has – and continues to be – worth it every day because I am doing what I love!

How To Overcome Adversity - Ask Me Anything!

Michael Nova: Good question Marie, my first suggestion is to download the free e-book from the Rise Up Eight website that we have on overcoming adversity, “8 WAYS TO TAKE BACK CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE… NOW! which lists easy-to-follow tips on how to do that. To answer …
May 23, 2018

Logan Matthews Co-founder of Skoller, the app for students, AMA

Logan Matthews: We all struggled to know what was due, when it was due, and what our grades were. We lacked an effective way to consistently answer these questions because our professors didn't use Blackboard (our LMS system) and keeping up with a paper planner or o…
May 23, 2018

Certified Sleep Coach and Co-Founder of Tuck.com ready to answer Ask Me Anything on sleep or sleep related products

Bill Fish: Thanks Ann, if it takes you longer than 30 minutes to fall asleep on a daily basis, it could mean a few things.  The first question I would ask is how much sleep are you getting on average each night? If you are sleeping over seven hours, there is a …

Ask Me Anything on how we left our normal lives to invest our time in creating Lumi Industries a start-up in the 3D printing world.

Manuela_Pipino: We envision a lot of different uses for VVD, starting from engineers or designers who need to double-check the part they are 3D modelling, discussing it with colleagues or clients before production, to minimize risk of errors and waste of time and mo…
May 23, 2018

Legally Disabled, Successful & Diverse - Live Authentically and Win in Life & Business, Like Me. AMA

Melony Hill: I'm just coming off planning a widely successful Black mental health awareness event. 3 months of work but Saturday was beautiful. I'm taking a break before planning My next big event, a sexual assault awarenss and survivor event. It will be held in…
May 22, 2018

Standing up for women's rights, the great challenge. From the founder of Project Monma, ask me anything.

Johanna Higgs: Stand up, speak up and don't give up! There are people, men and women, throughout the world who support you and want you to have your rights. So keep fighting and don't ever give up! 

Name is Ricky Marton! Founder of the charitable clothing brand and marketplace, Be Robin Hood, aerial videography company, AirView Creative, & soon to hit the market, Jon Oscar Watches - while hitting 5 continents and over 20 countries. Ask Me Anything about my journey!

Ricky Marton: I've created the business to make a difference. I have other ventures that provide an income to me so I am 100% dedicated to making BRH stricly a platfrom that will help out causes and people all over the world.

Janessa White AMA - CEO of Simply Eloped.

simplyeloped: Thanks Kala :)Yeah, it's a pretty even mix between first time weddings and people who have been married previously. 
May 21, 2018

I'm Mike Sims and I help app entrepreneurs secure investor funding by producing top-quality app business plans and pitch decks. Ask me anything!

Mike Sims: The first thing that we do is help them understand the process and requirements for funding, then we help mold their startup to exceed those requirements.  Here's what we don't do --- we don't set up investor meetings for the entrepreneur, we don't p…

I'm an ADVENTURE JUNKIE and Founder of Adventure Abroad, taking luxury trekking experiences all around the world, from the Himalayas to the European Alps. AMA

tom_allwright: We will grow, slowly! I am always thinking of ways we can expand and grow, however more importantly I have to keep having fun. I would prefer to profit 50% less if it means we are all having fun.
May 21, 2018

I dropped out of UCLA at 19 years old to pursue a startup that connects tutors & students. With only $800, I bootstrapped the company well into 7 figures in revenue without taking on a single dollar in capital. AMA!

Ryan Neman: Hi Kathleen, I received a ton of negativity when I first decided to drop out. Everyone I knew was out of state for college (family as well as friends), and it felt like the spotlight was on me as a failure. However, this ended up benefitting me in th…

If classes are boring or unchallenging, how do I become a critical thinker and ultimately a leader of change? Our focus is personal finance, career, college planning and funding, critical thinking, problem-solving, goal setting, team building and communications. AMA regarding these topics.

Lorraine Decker: Let's start with the last question relative to Productive Living. Critical thinking is not necessary for productive living or millions would be in deep trouble. Even as employees, rarely does management require employees to be critical thinkers. And …

We're Diktionary.com - The Human Dictionary . We live on a remote Scottish island. We've got no money and no website (yet). Even so, The Financial Times thinks we.. '...could be a fine social and business tool' . Jonathan Margolis 02.05.18 How the hell did that happen? Ask Us Anything :)

Chris Diktionary: Diktionary.com will be a success because of our total belief, commitment and focus on making it a reality and it becoming a success. It's also all the positive feedback that we've had and the fact that already people are 'putting their words in' so t…
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