Chris Guillebeau has visited every country around the world and learned so many things from seeing all kinds of different cultures. Chris’s first book, The Art of Non-Conformity, was translated into more than twenty languages. His second book, The $100 Startup, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, selling more than 500,000 copies worldwide. Guillebeau started writing because he wanted to create a platform and share what he has learned along the way from his travelling. He founded The Art of Non-Conformity and started sharing and building the community and trying to reach the right people and making connections with them.
Tom Bilyeu is the host of Inside Quest and Co-founder and President of Quest Nutrition, guiding the company’s culture of passion and transformation. Bilyeu was personally driven to revolutionize the health and fitness industry in order to help his loved ones and others like them transform their relationship with food. This new focus on something deeply personal and passion-based led him and his two partners to found Quest Nutrition. Quest Nutrition is most known for their popular line of protein bars. By the end of their third year, Quest was named as the 2nd fastest growing private company in America. Bilyeu realized that Quest’s success could only be attributed to the true transformation of the mind that he and his co-founders achieved by finally following their passion. Hoping to share this revelation with the world and to help others follow their own true passions, Bilyeu created Inside Quest.
Michael Epstein started his first business while still in college, but when he was an IT director in a management consulting firm, he was laid off and decided to go 100% with being an entrepreneur. eDimensional was launched and hit $1M is sales within its first year. eDimensional grew as a leading manufacturer and online retailer of consumer electronics. Epstein used similar methods when he launched a second business venture based around flight simulation, FS Pilot Shop, and received similar results. After a successful exit from eDimensional, Epstein is now a successful business consultant on the hunt for his next idea.
Patrick Bet-David was born in Iran and following the revolution, his family immigrated to America when he was 12-years-old. Knowing that higher education wasn’t in the cards for him, he decided to enlist in the military immediately after high school. Patrick was able to land a job as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley without having a college degree and went on to launch PHP Agency Inc., an insurance marketing organization, all before the age of 30. He found his passion in teaching and inspiring the next generation of aspiring entrepreneurs and has gained a substantial following posting videos twice a week to his YouTube channel.
You could say we love Astons, and even though many people can’t understand why since they are far from the fastest, better performing, or even most advanced exotics, they just hold a special place in our hearts; and you are about to understand why. I think Jay Leno summed it up best on his show when he said, “It just works…
Mike Dillard was just a high school student waiting tables on the weekends when he came to the realization that he needed to work for himself in order to truly succeed in life. During college, he started a networking marketing business with just a few hundred dollars; but he wasn’t able to turn a profit for almost 5 years. He decided to learn about copywriting, and after implementing what he had learned, his business started to take off soon thereafter generating 7-figures in revenue. Mike used his knowledge of marketing and copywriting to launch several businesses, each fulfilling a need or solving a problem he encountered. Today, he runs Self Made Man, an online community mentoring young men in the areas of business, relationships, finance, health, and more. He is also currently working on a new project in the hydroponics arena.
Jason Womack started studying how to manage time, focus, and energy while he was teaching at a high school. In 2000, he jumped from public to private education and started doing seminars for an author he met. As he continued doing these seminars, Jason realized the demand for business coaching and decided to launch his own coaching business along with his wife in 2007. Get Momentum is an online program specializing in custom tailored mentoring to people wanting to increase their productivity.