Kris Reid started out as a software engineer and worked for a variety of companies before he took a break from the corporate world to backpack and find his passion. He ended up developing a game and was looking for ways to promote it, which led him to learn about SEO. He started creating tools that increase website ranking, which is now the basis of his company Ardor SEO.
Ardor SEO is the ultimate multi-national backlink building company that helps businesses achieve utmost success in their respective niches by using the most innovative methods of marketing online, including search engine optimization, reputation management, search engine ranking and link building.
Andrew Kan is the Director of Video Production for TubeBuddy. His role is to produce and deliver digital projects and productions for TubeBuddy, working with Tubebuddy staff; and to work on all stages of production including proposals, design, pre-production, production and post-production.
David Kadavy is the best-selling author of Design For Hackers, a mentor at 500 Startups, and host of the Love Your Work podcast. He writes about creativity, writing, email marketing, productivity, & entrepreneurship.
Josh Haynam is the co-founder of Interact, a place for creating beautiful and engaging quizzes that generate email leads. He writes about new ways to connect with customers and build trust with them.
Nitin Chhoda is an immigrant who arrived in the US penniless in 2002, in a post 9-11 world. Delivered pizza, slept in his car, and didn’t have money for winter clothes, but always a hustler. Became a licensed physical therapist, entrepreneur, author and public speaker in 2007. Now owns and runs several multi-million dollar companies with 30+ employees worldwide.
He is the author of “Total Activation: The 5 Step Fitness Mantra”. It is a dynamic new approach to weight loss and personal wellness. It is a system modeled in three stages of change: Identity, Compare, Integrate (ICI) which has 5 components: Emotional, Physical, Social, Spiritual and Intellectual (EPSSI).
In connection, Nitin has created a skincare and nutrition line – products that work in synergy to activate the best version of you (www.totalactivation.com). Since its launch in April 2014, our team has grown and our nutrition and skincare products have been purchased by thousands of customers largely by word of mouth. We have bootstrapped the entire way. We’re now happily providing nutrition and skincare products to customers in 7 countries.
As a licensed physical therapist, Nitin is also a co-owner of an industry-leading electronic medical records software, In Touch EMR (www.intouchemr.com), which offers scheduling, clinical documentation, billing, practice management and referral generation modules for physical therapists.
From being a penniless immigrant to a licensed physical therapist, who earns his millions mainly through entrepreneurship, in just 15 years, Nitin has shown resilience and hard work actually pays off.
Summer Tannhauser teaches online entrepreneurs and bloggers how to increase their audience, influence, and revenue through the power of Pinterest and passive income strategies. She believes in creating a “Live More, Work Less” business model by utilizing the powerful combination of Pinterest and blogging strategy to grow your email list, increase traffic, and ultimately create more revenue for your business.
Since the advent of the commercial internet, Stephen Woessner has collected tens of thousands of data points that have given him the ability to identify what he calls the 8 Money Draining Mistakes. These are the things that literally cause a website to leak serious money…every day. Stephen teaches companies and organizations how to fix them…and how to fix them immediately.
Felicia J. Slattery lives her life with energy, passion and enthusiasm because she realizes each moment is precious. During Christmas week of 2004, while just 34 weeks pregnant with her second daughter, she contracted a rare and horrifically painful pregnancy-related disease and according to doctors, came within 4 -8 hours of death. As she spent the days, weeks, and months recovering physically, mentally and emotionally from the trauma, she realized her life – and all our lives — are a gift. After more than a year of healing and soul-searching, she decided to put her communication and public speaking talents to use to create a positive impact on the world. As a Mom she wanted a professional career she could run at home to be with her two “angel babies.” Her coaching and consulting business was born in 2006.
Shaun has a unique story. He had his first son at just 16 years of age and made the life-changing decision to raise him on his own. This choice both inspired and motivated him to become the successful man he is today.
Shaun Buck has been a serial entrepreneur for over 15 years, and currently owns and operates The Newsletter Pro, based out of Boise, Idaho. Although The Newsletter Pro has only been operating for 6 years, Shaun and his 60+ member team have grown the company into the nation’s largest custom print newsletter company—printing and mailing millions of newsletters annually for diverse industries spread across four countries.
In 2015, Shaun and The Newsletter Pro landed at No. 120 on the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list with a shocking growth rate of 2,975%, and No. 343 in 2016. Shaun is a regular contributor to Entrepreneur.com and has both published his own book, The Ultimate Guide To Newsletters (the second edition of Amazon bestseller, Newsletter Marketing), as well as collaborating with marketing guru, Dan Kennedy, to co-write the No B.S Guide to Maximum Referrals and Customer Retention.
Ben is the founder of the Client Enrollment Academy where he shows coaches and consultants how to attract quality leads and turn them into client success stories.
Kyle Martin is the creator of PodHero. After discovering the world of podcasting Kyle’s life changed. He learned about a number of pain points that podcasters and storytellers experience and that inspired the creation of PodHero.
PodHero is a swiss army knife of marketing tools geared towards podcasters that help them build their audience and find success.
Michelle Shaeffer’s entrepreneurial journey began early in life with experiments in sales from Girl Scout cookies and 4H fundraisers to creating websites for her parents’ friends. It nearly came to a tragic end when she discovered her 6th grade teachers really didn’t like her idea of selling super-tactical test taking strategies and coaching services to other students in the classroom prior to a test. She still maintains the entire class grade could have been lifted with a smarter learning approach but the threat of suspension was quite effective in quieting her down–temporarily.
Her first official business ventures as a teen (which came along with a fancy business license, not-so-fancy tax bill and no threats of suspension) included teaching piano lessons and tutoring students in math, history and science, allowing her to explore our many different learning styles and how to work within them to help students retain information and acquire new skills.
As an adult, free to serve others in ways that help them reach their goals faster and get better results with less stress, Michelle helps entrepreneurs and small business owners discover how simple it can be to get real results from their websites, transforming them from ghost towns into ideal client attracting, lead generating, authority building tools.
Simon Payne is the founder of LeadPages and Convert Player. LeadPages went from just two other founders and himself to 160 employees worldwide, with over $38 million in venture capital raised and over 50000 active customers.
Simon has left the company and is now challenging himself with his second venture.
Kay is a nationally-recognized Business Coach and Consultant and Bestselling Author. She draws from her own experiences and struggles in life and in business to inspire others and to make a difference in their life.
She specializes in helping coaches, consultants, and other service professionals, to Grow their business with the right Systems and Strategies to put their sales and lead generation on autopilot so they can turn their passion into a profitable and successful business. This includes their online marketing, lead generation, customer acquisition and business management strategies. Kay helps them not only make sense of all the different tools, strategies and resources that are available, but also helps them choose and implement the right strategies for their business needs.
Kay has been featured on CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and other media outlets and she truly believes that everyone, not only deserves, but also has the ability, to live a fulfilling life full of success and achievements.
As a professional speaker and trainer, Scott Love shortens the learning curve of new recruiters and salespeople and helps experienced ones break through their barriers and reach their full potential. His training and consulting company has earned the number one Google ranking for ‘recruiter training’ for over four years.
Scott has authored three books, including Why They Follow, produced hundreds of video training courses and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Selling Power Magazine, and dozens of trade journals and business publications around the globe. Over 4,500 recruiting and staffing firms from over 35 countries have invested in his tools and systems.
Scott has spoken at nearly every trade association in the industry and hundreds of other events, associations, networks and sales meetings. Scott is the only recruiting trainer in the industry who is a member of the National Speakers Association. Scott is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, a watercolor artist, and an amateur stand-up comic. He is married with two children and one invisible dog.
As the founder of a thriving entrepreneurial business, TheShuuk.com – the testing ground for the world’s coolest, new ideas, Tamara knows what it takes to drive growth and innovation daily in an ever-changing market-place. Tamara is a business owner that speaks for the love of spreading innovative ideas and the entrepreneurial mindset. She brings a unique, real world, in the trenches perspective to all her engagements.
As the creator of the Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) Assessment, Tamara has developed the only tool able to measure people’s natural innovation strengths and deliver insights and tools for performing at their peak, bringing more innovative ideas to the table, being a high value team member and creating game-changing results.
Emilie is a full throttle leadership coach and team culture creator and founder of Shoop Training and Consulting. She recently joined Dale Carnegie as a business development consultant and trainer and is a proud member of Forbes Coaches Council as well as a regular contributor to Forbes.com.
Emily Letran is a general dentist and owns two multi-specialty group practices in Southern California. She is the author of several books including Refugee to Renaissance Woman where she shares her story of coming to the US as a refugee. Her new book is titled Commit to Embracing Your Big Life.
Heather Ann Havenwood, CEO of Havenwood Worldwide, LLC and Chief Sexy Boss, is a serial entrepreneur and is regarded as a top authority on internet marketing, business strategies and marketing. Since marketing her first online business in 1999, bringing together clients and personal coaches, she has played an active role in the online marketing world since before most even had a home computer.
In 2006 she started, developed and grew an online information marketing publishing company from ground zero to over $1 million in sales in less than 12 months. Starting without a list, a product, a name or an offer, Heather Ann molded her client into a successful guru now known as an expert in his field.
Meredith Bell has been an entrepreneur since 1982 and is an expert in helping companies develop the people side of their business. She is the co-founder of Performance Support Systems, a global software company based in Virginia. Their products are used by business consultants and coaches to help them become more effective leaders.
Meredith is excellent at building strong relationships, many of her clients and resellers have been working with her for over 20 years.
In this week’s episode of the Sailing to Success Podcast Show, Lyndsay Phillips interviews Gretchen Bruener. When Gretchen first started as a speaker, it took enormous amounts of time and effort to learn how to get speaking opportunities, but it paid off. She has spoken nationally and internationally, appeared on San Diego's TODAY show and other local TV programs, and was featured on the front page of the travel section of America's seventh largest newspaper as well as in PARENTS magazine and on KPBS radio.
Kelly Roach is the host of the popular podcast Unstoppable Success Radio, she is an international best selling author, and the CEO of Kelly Roach Coaching. As a former NFL cheerleader and Fortune 500 executive, Kelly brings a powerful combination of proven and profitable business growth strategies to entrepreneurs around the world.
Dana Croft is the National Account Director at CardTapp. She is a mother of two with 18 years of experience in the sales industry. Dana has built over 2500 apps for a large range of industries.
In this week’s episode of the Sailing to Success Podcast Show, Lyndsay Phillips interviews Lisa Crilley Mallis. Lisa is a certified coach, author, and speaker that works with busy entrepreneurs that are over committed. For over 15 years Lisa has offered solutions to help business owners do more in less time without going nuts.
In this week’s episode of the Sailing to Success Podcast Show, Lyndsay Phillips interviews Andrea Waltz. Andrea is the co author of Go for No! Yes is the Destination, No is How You Get There, an Amazon best seller. Together with her partner Richard Fenton, she is the the co owner of Courage Crafters Inc.