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27. From being on top of the world, to almost losing everything, Ricky Hirsch shares how he's about to take the beef jerky business by storm.

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Ricky Hirsch is the Founder and CEO of Think Jerky, the first healthy jerk company to use sustainably raised proteins with restaurant quality ingredients. All products are FDA approved and made with interesting ingredients, such as orange peel and honey. [Read more]

26. Bonfire Wines is disrupting the wine industry. Founder Eric Steigelman shares strategies to create a business based on passion.

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Eric Steigelman is the CEO and Founder of Bonfire Wines. His passion lies with promoting clean water distributing, and in 2014 he developed the world's first water vest. [Read more]

25. After hitting rock bottom with addiction and attempted suicide, Shane Niemeyer shares how to overcome anything, and still be a success in business and life.

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Shane Niemeyer, author of autobiography, "The Hurt Artist," joins us on this episode of Success Hackers. His story is a gritty one, but teaches us that even when we hit rock bottom, we must continue to persevere. Steve has been featured on The Steve Harvey Show, is a motivational speaker, and a wellness and conditioning coach, helping his clients with both mind and body. [Read more]

24. Dragon Den winner, Claudia Harvey shares how to get media exposure on national outlets like QVC or The Shopping Channel.

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Claudia Harvey is a successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker who is also one of the few women who was able to strike a deal with with venture capitalist Kevin O'Leary on Canada's version of Shark Tank,"Dragons' Den." Her company Dig It Apparel launched sales in 2009 and has catapulted her company to national exposure. She is also a sought after motivational speaker and business coach who has shared the business stage with individuals like best-selling author Mark Victor Hansen of Chicken Soup for the Soul, Bill Walsh, America's Business Expert and many more. Claudia is known for selling her branded lifestyle products including Dig It Handwear and I Dig It. To learn more about Claudia, please visit www.claudiaharvey.com. [Read more]

23. Personal development and leadership icon, Chris Widener, shares how he's built multiple successful businesses, while also sharing the stage with Jim Rohn and Zig Ziglar.

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Chris Widener is recognized as one of the world's top public speakers today. Not only is Widener the co-author of,"The Twelve Pillars," which has become an international bestseller, but he also co-hosted with Zig Ziglar on his television show, True Performance. [Read more]

22. Entrepreneur Magazine ranked LaSalle Network as one of the fastest growing companies. Learn how founder Tom Gimbel did it.

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Tom Gimbel is the founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, a Chicago based staffing and recruiting firm. Since LaSalle Network was started, it has won over 40 cultural and revenue-based awards. LaSalle Network has been ranked as one of the top five staffing firms to work for in the country by Staffing Industry Analysts. [Read more]

21. Daniel Schindler shares how his company, Donuts, is disrupting the domain industry.

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Daniel Schindler, Co-Founder of Donuts Inc., helped create a company that is the driving force of the "not-com" revolution. His company promotes top-level domains and has appeared in the LA Times, Wall Street Journal, and several other publications. [Read more]

20. Best selling author Andrew Gottlieb shares how he grew a for-benefit company aligning with some of the world's top purpose-driven organizations

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As the CEO and Founder of No Typical Moments, Andrew Gottlieb's company is one that offers digital marketing solutions to four benefit organizations. His company donates 1% of all revenue to non-profits working on environmental issues. His success does not thrive solely on his marketing business, but he is also author the of The Two Week Notice: How To Discover Your Passion, Quit Your Job, and Impact Our World. [Read more]

19. America's Business Health Expert, Keith Aichele shares the (1) reason most businesses fail w/in 3 years

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As the founder and CEO of Misaic, Keith Aichele teaches business owners how to be successful. His approach is innovative, and Keith has even been asked to be a mentor at the top five nationally ranked universities in the world. Keith owns Angel Investment Company, and he partners with many entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into success! [Read more]

18. Dan Parsons shares critical Entrepreneurial strategies on how his company DRYV, is "disrupting" the dry cleaning and laundry game.

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As the cofounder of DRYV, an app that allows users to schedule laundry pickup and drop-off from their phones, Dan Parsons knows what it takes to make people's lives easier through entrepreneurial values. He has established himself as one of Chicago's leading mobile and web development gurus, and his role as the cofounder of Ora Ventures has provided him with the opportunity to invest in leading startups that are changing the game. Dan has been featured in numerous publications, including the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Business Insider. Hacker Nation, please welcome Dan Parsons! [Read more]

17. After a failed business with future Hall of Famer Brett Favre, Robert found success and now teaches Entrepreneurs how to have a successful business and lead a life on purpose.

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As a network and relationship builder, Robert Ricciardelli has amassed a massive dedicated following that spans multiple continents. As the host of Converging Zone, Robert has the opportunity to share incredible stories and entrepreneurial advice, empowering others to live more fulfilling lives. He has worked with some of the top minds in business, and Choose Growth, his company, has flourished because of it. Hacker Nation, please welcome Robert Ricciardelli! [Read more]

16. Colin McGuire shares how he got Daymond John to speak at his mega conference by using "outside the box" marketing strategies.

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Colin McGuire has an uncanny ability to get things done. Having founded multiple highly successful companies, he has been featured in Inc., Fast Company, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, and Forbes for his incredible drive to help people. In August 2014, he decided that his new goal would be to help over 500 entrepreneurs become happier and more successful people, and he started his own conference to do so. BIZFIT will take place in Chicago, and thanks to Colin, it'll feature some of the biggest names in the entrepreneurial world. Hacker Nation, please welcome Colin McGuire! [Read more]

15. Steve Olsher will teach you HOW to identify, and monetize, the ONE thing you were born to do.

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As an industry-leading reinvention expert, Steve Olsher has had the opportunity to help countless people realize the one thing they were born to do. His no-holds-barred approach to life helps clients achieve maximum profitability while living a life driven by purpose and passion. He's the New York Times bestselling author of What Is Your What, he's an internationally renowned keynote speaker, and he's a well-respected guest who has appeared on multiple nationally aired programs. Hacker Nation, please welcome Steve Olsher! [Read more]

14. 2X international best selling author, Melissa Krivachek shares how you can have it ALL

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As a highly regarded and sought after business expert and coach, Melissa Krivacheck knows what it takes to 10x your business. Having journeyed from the world of retail management all the way to small business expertise, Melissa has seen her fair share of successes and failures, and it has all culminated to create an incredible tale of entrepreneurial success. With three books under her belt, features in highly celebrated magazines, and appearances on internationally renowned television programs, Melissa has shared her brilliant advice with countless entrepreneurs. Get excited, Hacker Nation! [Read more]

13. Peter Scott shares how he went from being miserable in corporate america to following his passion, facing fear, and taking massive action.

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As the founder of the Fearless Life Academy and the creator of the 90 Day Fearless Fitness Challenge, Peter Scott knows how powerful fear can be. Having lived a difficult life wrought with fear and apprehension, Peter eventually quit his job as a successful investment banker when he realized how miserable he was and he decided it was time to share his message with the world. His coaching business has found amazing success, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to find incredible inspiration in daily life while getting fit and enjoying the process. He is the author of the upcoming The Fearless Mindset: The Entrepreneur's Guide To Get Fit In Less Time, Double Your Income and Become Unstoppable. Please give a warm Hacker Nation welcome to Peter Scott! [Read more]

12. Sam Crowley used to be a corporate slave, now every day is Saturday.

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As the creator of the world's fastest growing personal development site, Sam Crowley has grown into one of the most sought-after speakers in the world. His incredible entrepreneurial journey has taken him to places he never dreamed of, and he documented every step so others can learn and follow his advice. He has helped countless people across the world, he has been featured on programs in numerous countries, and his success as a published author has driven him to be the best. Please give a huge Hacker Nation welcome to Sam Crowley! [Read more]

11. Joleene Moody shares how to earn money speaking on stage, following your passion

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Joleene Moody is a renowned public speaker whose experience as an entrepreneur has taken her across the country, where she shares inspirational and empowering strategies for countless audiences. She focuses on the role fear plays in stunting business growth and personal development, and because of her expertise in this realm, she has helped an unbelievable amount of people chase their dreams and live a more fulfilled life. She's an author, a speaker, a public figure, and most importantly, a success hacker. [Read more]

10. Shark Tank winner, Dave Alwan, shares how he was able to secure a deal w/ billionaire Mark Cuban on Shark Tank

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After leaving the family business to start his own, Dave Alwan's journey proved to be a rollercoaster of entrepreneurial experiences. He founded Echo Valley Meats, which caught the eye of the producers at Shark Tank. After receiving no investment offers, he continued to focus on crafting a superb model for excellent customer service. Setting an unprecedented standard, he was invited back for the show's sixth season and earned the respect of Mark Cuban, who was too impressed to refrain from making an offer. Now, Dave continues to impress countless customers with his outstanding service and quality!. [Read more]

09. Leah Caplanis beat cancer and is now on a mission to create the world's most health conscious alcoholic beverage.

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After fighting and defeating thyroid cancer, Leah Caplanis wanted to drink an alcoholic beverage that was aimed at health-conscious individuals. She decided to create Social Enjoyments, which does exactly that - with full nutritional content on the label and with just 88 calories per can, Social Enjoyments allows people to enjoy drinking while maintaining health and wellness goals. [Read more]

08. Dave Kerpen has over 500,000 LinkedIn followers, and 40,000 followers on Twitter. He shares how to be more influential on social media.

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With over 500,000 followers on LinkedIn and 43,000 on Twitter, Dave Kerpen shares social media strategies.

Dave Kerpen is the CEO of Likeable Local, an award-winning social media marketing firm whose incredible work has attracted clients like Verizon, Logitech, and Heineken. Likeable Local has repeatedly been named one of Inc's 500 fastest growing private companies in the U.S., and it's all thanks to Dave. [Read more]

07. Hank Ostholthoff shares Why These (3) Phases are Critical for a Start-up

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Hank Ostholhoff is the Chief Marketing Officer for Vapor4Life, a startup aimed at helping smokers move away from cigarettes. Early on, he became an experienced marketing and business development guru, though he learned how to develop products and technologies, which led to consulting work with Ian Miller. Ian used Hank's expertise to his advantage and launched Vapor4Life, at which point he was so impressed that he offered him a full-time position. To this day, he spends each and every day developing a brand that helps smokers kick cigarettes and move on to a healthier alternative! [Read more]

06. Horatio Lun shares the importance of Perseverance in the Face of Adversity in the Tech Space.

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Horatio Lun is a tech wizard whose experience is downright incredible. He has worked for Google, where he worked with some of the largest companies in the world. Following Google, he went to Spreecast, where he leads the development of a new video communication service called Room, which provides easy and stress-free video calls and screen sharing within web browsers and mobile devices. Room is used by people in over 150 countries, and it owes its success to Horatio Lun! [Read more]

05. From working a corporate job, to pursuing his dreams and now owning two very successful businesses. Learn how James Adamitis did it!

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James Adamitis left his career at Anheuser-Busch after reading Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad, Poor Dad and realized that he wanted to follow his dreams of becoming an entrepreneur. He formed Active Enterprises in 2011, leading to his first gym, which became a massive success. He eventually decided to start a clothing brand in 2014 called 70 And Sunny, which boasts unique and comfortable clothing that advertises an enjoyable and respectful lifestyle. Thanks to a great deal of dedication and hard work, the entrepreneurial life has treated him well. [Read more]

04. Shalom Klein teaches how to network like a pro, and even get invited to the White House

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Shalom Klein is brilliant networking guru who has dedicated himself to building a better community and helping entrepreneurs make genuine connections. He handles more than most can imagine; he's the VP of Moshe Klein & Associates, the founder of Jewish B2B Networking, and a hero to the Jewish community as a whole. His work has been discussed and referenced on the floor of Congress, and he has been recognized as one of 36 Under 36 entrepreneurs by the Jewish United Fund. Shalom has already done a lifetime of incredible work, but the truly impressive achievement? He's only 25. [Read more]

03. JD Gershbein shares the secret behind building a successful business using LinkedIn!

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He's the CEO of Owlish Communications, one of the top thought leaders on LinkedIn strategy, and he's called the LinkedIn Catalyst for a reason. JD Gershbein has earned global acclaim for his thorough and masterful knowledge of LinkedIn, and he dedicates himself to helping others build a strong personal brand through their profiles. His resume is a mile long, and his success story is a massive inspiration to entrepreneurs everywhere! [Read more]

02. Two Time Best Selling Author and Best Personal Financial Expert, Josh Felber shares how to think bigger about your business

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Josh Felber is a well-known and highly successful entrepreneur who has challenged himself and those around him to be the best. His many successful business ventures span a plethora of markets, earning him multiple entrepreneurial awards from highly prestigious sources. [Read more]

01. Jill Salzman shares how her company got rated by Forbes as one of the Top 10 Websites for Women Entrepreneurs

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A former music manager whose change in career has inspired thousands, Jill Salzman operates The Founding Moms, an organization that gives moms the opportunity to meet up and discuss their business ventures. Originally based in her home office, Jill's sharp publicity skills caused her business to rapidly grow. Four years later, The Founding Moms now have branches in nine countries and boasts over 8,500 members. [Read more]

00. Welcome to Success Hackers

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