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The Greatest Showman | An Inspiring Entrepreneurial Movie

The Entrepreneurship of P.T. Barnum as Featured in the Movie, The Greatest Showman Perhaps it’s the upbeat music, or the rags-to-riches story, or the fact that so many are fascinated by the circus—or maybe it’s all of the above, but whatever the reasons, one of the best, most inspiring movies about entrepreneurship of all time … Read more

Perspectives from a Pushups4Parkinsons Cause Leader: Tom Stephenson

EP090 | Perspectives from a Pushups4Parkinsons Cause Leader with Tom Stephenson

Improving the lives of caregivers and people with Parkinson’s around the globe. Our guest today is Tom Stephenson, insurance agency owner and Pushups for Parkinsons board member.  

In this episode we discuss Pushups4Parkinsons, being a caregiver, and leading a cause.  

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Our guest today is Tom Stephenson, insurance agency owner and Pushups for Parkinsons board member.  

Tom is helping lead the movement to spread awareness around Parkinson’s disease, recognize the strength and hope of so many, and to raise funds for Parkinsons research, caregivers, and support.  

Through much inspiration, Tom gives us the story around why he is so passionate about Pushups4Parkinsons and giving back.  

Tom’s examples of working towards a greater goal and being a cause leader were on full display in our chat. His incredible mindset and willingness to give back in life has us so excited to feature him on this podcast.  

We hope you enjoy this episode with Tom Stephenson. 

Perspectives on Pure Wisdom with Shakieta Zollicoffer

EP089 | Perspectives on Overcoming Adversity with Frank Van Buren, Former U.S. Army Black Hawk Pilot

“You can’t soar with the eagles if you’re hanging with the turkeys.” Our guest today is Frank Van Buren, speaker, author, advisor, and former U.S. Army Black Hawk Helicopter Pilot.

In this episode we discuss the military lifestyle, overcoming adversity, and lessons from the cockpit. 

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Growing up in a military family, Frank spent most of his young life traveling and always learning from the military community. After his college football career was ended due to injury, Frank joined the Army and earned his silver U.S. Army aviator’s wings.   

Through much adversity, Frank now shares his stories and lessons to mentor those around him. He shares his stories in many ways including through his book, “Life Lessons From The Cockpit”   

Frank currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his family where they enjoy their 30-acre farm. 

Frank’s examples of helping himself and so many overcome adversity were on full display in our chat. His success in business, life, and the military has us so excited to feature him on this podcast.  

Thank you to Frank Van Buren for giving us his time and his lessons. Be sure to check out his book on Amazon.

Perspectives on Building KazSource from Scratch | EP Podcast

EP088 | Perspectives on Building KazSource from Scratch with Eric Kasimov

Building KazSource from scratch. In this episode, Eric Kasimov, founder of KazSource, continues on the topic of how he built KazSource from the ground up. Eric tells the story of how his family helped inspire him to become an entrepreneur and build his own business. We hope the continued story behind our business provides valuable insight and gives you, the entrepreneur, a better idea of what we do in our business. 

With a passion for helping entrepreneurs build a protect their business, we hope you enjoy this episode with Eric Kasimov. 

Perspectives on Smashing the Plateau: David Shriner-Cahn | EP Podcast

EP087 | Perspectives on Smashing the Plateau with David Shriner-Cahn

Smashing the Plateau. Our guest today is David Shriner-Cahn, Co-Founder of the BestNetwork and host of the business podcast, Smashing the Plateau. In this episode, we discuss being a solopreneur, generating recurring revenue, and podcasting.   ——BestNetwork helps guide expertise-driven solopreneur business owners to build stable and consistent recurring revenue. Along with BestNetwork, David runs the Smashing the Plateau Podcast, Smashing the Plateau helps you get unstuck – so you can do what you love and get paid what you’re worth. David’s examples of helping entrepreneurs smash the plateau were on full display in our chat. His success in business has us so excited to feature him on this podcast.  We hope you enjoy this episode with David Shriner-Cahn. 

How I Met This Entrepreneur: Brady Murray | EP Blog | MassMutual Intermountain West

How I Met This Entrepreneur: Brady Murray

This “How I Met This Entrepreneur” article tells the story of how KazSource CEO, Eric Kasimov, met CEO of MassMutual Intermountain West, Brady Murray.    Gary Vaynerchuk, the well-known marketing guru, spoke at an event hosted by the American Association of Life Underwriters (AALU) in Washington DC. It was a major event bringing together my … Read more

Perspectives on Disrupting the Laundry Industry with Dan D'Aquisto

EP073: Perspectives on Disrupting the Laundry Industry with Dan D’Aquisto

Would you drop everything to start your business? This entrepreneur did just that. Our guest today is Dan D’Aquisto, Cofounder of 2ULaundry.

In this episode, we discuss start-ups, hustle, and laundry.  

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Dan and his friend, Alex, started 2ULaundry in a classroom at Wake Forest University. Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dan moved to Charlotte to launch this startup.  

2ULaundry is the new way to do laundry and dry cleaning. It helps people make time for what matters most in their lives. Currently, you can find 2ULaundry in Charlotte and Atlanta with plans of expanding to different cities.  

Dan’s real life examples of hard work were on full display in our chat. His actions prove he truly wants to succeed and build an amazing company. And with so much to talk about…let’s get right into this episode and welcome, Dan D’Aquisto.  

Perspectives from a Sports Flooring Business Owner: Brian Cockfield | EP

EP066: Perspectives from a Sports Flooring Business Owner with Brian Cockfield

In this episode, we discuss keeping up with the times, sports flooring, and good old hard work. 

Brian started The Sports Flooring group in 1978. He is from Camden, South Carolina and went on to play college football at The Citadel in Charleston, SC. 

If you ever spent time in the Charlotte area and went to a sporting event, you’ve probably seen Brian’s work – and if you have you would see first-hand their high-quality work.  

Brian came by the KazSource office to record this show. 

His knowledge and expertise were on full display. As I mentioned during the conversation, there’s one thing that stood out—Brian’s hard work. And now we are excited to share his story with you.

do something about it | entrepreneur perspectives blog

Do Something About It

Unhappy about a specific situation? Do something about it! Thursday morning at about 6:50 am, and I’m getting the kids ready for school. I tell the kids to hustle. There’s a road closed nearby, so we need to leave early. We don’t leave early enough. What’s normally a 16-minute ride took almost an hour. That … Read more

Entrepreneur Perspectives of a Local Pet Shop Owner: Tara Belzer

Perspectives of a Local Pet Shop Owner with Tara Belzer

Improving the lives of a human’s best friend. Our guest on Entrepreneur Perspectives is Tara Belzer, owner of Pet in the City. Pet in the City is conveniently located at 9600 Monroe Road in Charlotte, North Carolina. Tara has compelling insights into the fascinating pet industry. With that and her journey to becoming an entrepreneur, … Read more