28 Entrepreneurs Share Their Tips and Tricks of Staying Motivated


A network of friends and partners can also serve as a great assurance and reminder that you’re not walking. Last, I listen to a video or podcast on leadership while heading in to the office. Photo Credit: Charlotte Maumus. Thanks to Charlotte Maumus, Memwris !

Episode 112: Profitable Relationships with Dave Kerpen

Mike Michalowicz

CEO and Founder of Likeable Local, Dave Kerpen is the father of 2 beautiful girls, husband to an amazing business partner, and friend to many. Dave is a Venture Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners an early-stage venture firm, which is leveraging Gen Y to support Gen Y. Dave has since followed up Likeable Social Media with 2 more books, Likeable Business & Likeable Leadership and is currently working on a 4th now, The Art of People. Corporate Partners .


Jeff Hilimire

We’d been “in business” since late 1998 but we were still kids, having started Spunlogic from our dorm room at UNC-Charlotte. Their CEO reached out to me one day and asked if my two partners and I wanted to go and get a steak lunch, on him. Entrepreneurship Leadership It was early 2001 and we were a five person web design company.

My Journey as a Diverse Member of a Junior League

Austin Startup

Audrey Ring and Terri enjoying dinner during the December AJLI Board Meeting in Charlotte. “It’s It’s rare that I see people like me- that’s to say, black men and women- in leadership positions, and when I do, it’s exhilarating.