Launching a successful technology startup takes vision, guts, execution, and patience. Drew D'Agostino recognized the importance of communication between individuals and within organizations. He created Crystal, a technology platform that analyzes public data on the internet. Crystal gives you personality information for everyone you contact helping you to communicate better with empathy. His company has been featured in Business Insider, Forbes, Wired, and CNN to name a few. in this episode, Drew shares entrepreneurial insights and lessons learned while growing his company. As for the bedbugs, that was Drew's oh sh#t moment that took his business endeavors in another direction.
Fred Pryor is a renowned speaker, author, and philanthropist. He pioneered the one-day seminar business model in 1970. He recognized the need for companies to provide leadership training to employees that focused on internal drivers like motivation and achievement. Not only did he write the curriculum, he taught the class that generated organizational results. After speaking an average of 225 times a year Fred expanded his vision to create a professional development business that today has transformed into Fred Pryor Seminars and CareerTrack. In this episode, Fred shares his wisdom and philosophies on business and life.