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Learn From Leaders #3: Advisors and Mentors

  This is the third video in our exclusive series called "Learn from Leaders," featuring advice for early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators from founders and CEOs of groundbreaking Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Jon Eckhardt and Daniel Forbes

Learn From Leaders: Developing an Idea

  Over the past several years EIX editors have interviewed famous and noteworthy founders and CEOs of groundbreaking companies, and published the videos of those discussions on our site. We Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Jon Eckhardt and Daniel Forbes

Paychex Founder Tom Golisano's Advice for Innovators

MAJOR TAKEAWAYS: Make sure you totally understand an industry before you get into it. Don't assume that somebody with equity in your company will work harder. Compliment your competitors in front of Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Catherine Buday and Jon Eckhardt

Green Giant: Grocer Scott Nash on Organic Growth

EIX's Dave Feldman talks with the founder and CEO of Mom's Organic Market, whose business started in his mother's garage and has grown like a beanstalk.  A self-described former "juvenile Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Dave Feldman

YOXO Founder Discusses the Serious Business of Play

Jeff Freeland Nelson has some unusual advice for young people wanting to become entrepreneurs: major in theater instead of business. It will teach you how to make things, work with others creatively Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Daniel Forbes

Mission in a Bottle: A Discussion with Honest Tea's Seth Goldman

Seth Goldman, founder and "TEO" of Honest Tea, believes in market-based solutions to social problems.  In this discussion with Dave Feldman, he talks about how he integrates his business with Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Dave Feldman

LegalZoom Co-Founder: Trick Yourself to do the Impossible

Is it possible to transform a staid and professionally respectable but entrenched legal industry? Yes, particularly when one of your startup founders is a multi-talented serial entrepreneur, computer Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Nicholas Vitalari

RX for Success: Former MinuteClinic CEO Linda Hall Shares her Stories

In 2002, both Linda Hall and her new company -- which would later become MinuteClinic, a fixture in 1000 CVS stores -- had a lot to lose. Hall was the sole breadwinner in her household and had no Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Daniel Forbes and Linda Hall

Ann Winblad, Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist

In a candid interview with EIX's David Deeds, Ann Winblad, co-founder and managing director of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, shares her war stories -- including her earliest entrepreneurial Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: David Deeds

Delivering the Goods: An Interview with Best Buy and EIX Founder Dick Schulze

Dick Schulze, the founder of Best Buy and EIX, shares his experiences as an entrepreneur and innovator, including how he tripled his income from his boyhood paper route; quit a retail job when his Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: James C Wetherbe