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Episode #20: Reinvention Conversation with Judi Knight, Founder & Creative Director, New Tricks Websites & Marketing – 10/14/16
With a Ph.D. in Psychology, Judi transformed to CEO of a software company and then real estate developer. But after the bottom of Atlanta’s booming housing market dropped out, Judi reinvented out of necessity. She used her self-taught skill creating WordPress websites to found a company, aptly named New Tricks.read more
As a new software sales executive, Laurie had to entertain clients, but embarrassed that she didn’t know how to choose a good wine to go with the meal, she vowed to make a change. She began learning about wine, took wine classes, attended wine dinners and read as much as she could. She eventually began leading her own wine tastings and realized she really enjoyed teaching other people about wine. Laurie took a leap by quitting her job and began to create unique wine events as “The Wine Coach.”read more
Episode #18: Reinvention Conversation with Melinda Emerson, Founder and CEO, Quintessence Multimedia & Small Business Blogger and Author – 9/23/15
Melinda Emerson began her career in television as a producer. Five years later, in 1999, she started her own marketing firm, and in 2007 she also launched a consulting practice, Quintessence Multimedia, to help new and emerging small business owners succeed as their own boss. As “America’s #1 Small Business Expert,” Melinda has also authored a best-selling book and is host of #smallbizchat on Twitter.read more
Episode #17: Reinvention Conversation with Tom Deierlein, Co-Founder and CEO ThunderCat Technology & TD Foundation – 9/16/15
A 1989 West Point grad, Tom Deierlein had a successful career that started in sales, included real estate investing, and ultimately led to the C-suite in several pioneering Internet companies. Recalled to active duty during the Iraq War, Tom’s world changed in an instant when, in September 2006, he was shot by a sniper and critically wounded. He was told he would never walk again. Tom’s return to the business world and his reinvention journey, both before and after his injury, is a tale you won’t want to miss.read more
Episode #16: Reinvention Conversation with Ayanna Osinuga, Grant Writer, Founder Khan Consulting, LLC – 9/9/15
Ayanna Osinuga worked in finance for a Dow Jones Top 30 company. When, after 10 years with that company, she found out her department was going to be relocated far out-of-state and her local job otherwise eliminated, she got proactive, obtaining her Masters in Human Services Administration. A chance encounter led her to opportunistically field a grant writing project. Seeing a greater need, Ayanna launched a business to provide grant writing services to nonprofits.read more
Episode #12: Reinvention Conversation with Toby Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg Marketing Co-Founder, Diva Foodies – 9/2/15
After the social media department Toby Bloomberg headed at a national media company was eliminated, and she was stuck at home during the Atlanta Blizzard of 2014, she found herself watching hours and hours of food television. While watching the shows, she had her ah-ha moment: she could combine three passions — social media marketing + food + mass media — into an intentional new direction…Diva Foodies!read more
As a child, Mike was diagnosed ADHD, placed in special ed, and put on “the short bus” before finally dropping out of school at age 16. His first reinvention was two years later when he got his GED and enrolled himself in college. Since then, his reinventions have included building one of the fastest-growing church youth groups in the Midwest, landing a successful marketing job at a Fortune 100 company, and launching one of the largest music instruction studios in northern Illinois.read more
Paul Silber holds a PhD in Pharmacology & Toxicology. He studied to be a scientist, which is where he started his career. After discovering labs were a bit too isolating for him and didn’t accommodate his ambition, he founded a small business, In Vitro Technologies, which he grew to an 80-person company with $11 million in revenues and then sold it. Reinventing himself as an angel investor, mentor, and multi-time board member, Paul continues to keep very active in his Baltimore community.read more
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