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Akash Savdharia, Patheer -025



Sometimes taking a risk and starting your own business will make your mother cry. But if you believe in yourself and you’ve found the path, like Akash Savdharia, you go for it! Listen to how Akash and his team founded Patheer, a better way to job search.


David Jensen, Lighthouse Media Solutions -024



How cool would it be to be in the pig roasting business (unless of course you are the pig!)? Thats how David Jensen got his entrepreneurial start, creating DMC Barbecue while in college. David’s business sense has taken him far and now he serves as the COO of Lighthouse Media Solutions. Listen to his inspiring story.


Jon Shubow, Serpcom -023



When he was working in the newspaper business he described it like “being a dinosaur and seeing the meteor about to hit the earth! Instead of becoming extinct, Jonathan Shubow reinvented himself as a “Google guru and SEO savant.” Listen to Jon’s moving life story and his professional transformation at SERPCOM.


Mark Rogers, Board Prospects -022



Ever wanted to serve on a corporate board or understand how they operate? Mark Rogers turned his fascination with that world into a successful business. Listen to Mark tell how he stumbled, failed and finally succeeded in turning Board Prospects, into the “LinkedIn” of the corporate board world.


Sifu Mai Du, Wah Lum Kung Fu & Tai Chi Academy -021



She came to America from Vietnam when she was eight years old—arriving on Halloween night! But that wasn’t enough to scare Mai Du. The dream began by teaching young students Kung Fu & Tai Chi in her driveway, eventually leading to her opening two studios. Listen to Sifu Mai discuss how she keeps her culture alive and helps others achieve healthy lifestyles.


Mark Forrester, Marcus Myles Media -020



If you think that radio is a dying medium think again! Not all advertising needs to be on Google and Facebook says media and marketing man Mark Forrester, of Marcus Myles Media. Listen as Mark tells us the secrets of the trade. Presented by The Quincy Chamber of Commerce.


Ron Affsa, HPO -017



Back-to-back shows on hair! If you think I am still traumatized by the buzz-cuts my father inflicted on me as a young man you might be right. Ron Affsa, owner of HPO, has a different recollection of what it’s like to be obsessed with hair. Listen to his “hair-raising” story of growing up in the family business.


Sara Little, LittleField Salon -016



Hair is so important to a person’s well-being and self-image. That’s what makes cutting and styling hair such a great business opportunity. Listen to Sara Little, founder and lead stylist at LittleField Salon, explain why it’s all she has ever wanted to do, starting at age 15!