Marissa is Founder of Information Experts, a 19-year old multi-million dollar strategic communications firm. She is also the Founder of Successful Culture, which helps CEOs build excellent cultures, create growth-focused advisory boards and reach their potential.
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- Your Big Idea: Successful Entrepreneurs have One Big Idea. Follow JLD’s FREE training & you’ll discover Your Big Idea in less than an hour!
- “Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it’s yours.” – Ayn Rand click to tweet!
- I love Marissa’s quote here; “A set-back is a set-up for a comeback.” Then she shares 3 powerful failures that are totally avoidable for all Entrepreneurs!
Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment
- Marissa shares the moment in time she realized she was not the best person to head her company anymore. This is a powerful moment for most founders, and a necessary one too.
- Marissa has a new book coming out in the fall of 2014: The art and the heart of the pivot. She is also excited about a mastermind for CEOs that she is getting ready to launch. Look out world, Marissa is taking ACTION in 2014!
Small Business Resource
- Workflowy: An organizational tool that makes life easier. It’s a surprisingly powerful way to take notes, make lists, collaborate, brainstorm, and plan.
Best Business Book
- The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
- Successful Culture: Welcome to Successful Culture, created specifically to share with business owners and executives my insights, experiences, successes, and lessons learned.
- Marissa’s twitter
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