INspired INsider with Dr. Jeremy Weisz | Ecommerce Interviews | Entrepreneurship | Inspirational Stories | Business Lessons | (big mistakes & big lessons learned)


Jim Sheils is CoFounder of Board Meetings International, a company that specializes in retreats for entrepreneurs and their children to deepen the parent and child relationship through experiences.

In his 20s, Jim partnered with best friend Brian Scrone and went on to create a multimillion dollar real estate company generates over $15million per year. He is best selling author with the book, ‘Fire Sale’.



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Aaron Walker is Founder of ViewFromtheTop. He coaches business leaders with his over 35 years of entrepreneurship experience and 8 successful businesses. His journey began with pawn shops he started at age 18 that he sold to the Fortune 500 company Cash America USA at 27 for 7 figures. He also started a multimillion dollar construction company and many more.




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Amit Mehta was founder of Boost Software that he grew from zero to 11.6 million dollars within 3 years. He is the author of From Zero to $12million to BUST: Inc 5000 CEO Reveals How to Avoid These 9 Hidden Traps That Can Destroy Your Business.



Amit Mehta, former CEO & Co-founder of Boost® Software, Inc.wrote: From Zero to $12 Million to Bust! Inc 5000 CEO Reveals How to Avoid 9 Hidden Traps that Can Destroy Your Business.

Amit talks about his once fast growing startup and pulls back the curtains on its successes, its failures, and its ultimate demise. He openly shares all of the mistakes and lessons he learned, as he grew his company from zero to $12 million in just a few years.

These lessons include how to: manage cash flow, negotiate contracts, and develop a winning strategy. He even touches on controversial topics, like how to split up equity with a business partner.

Amit Mehta is an author, speaker, blogger, and serial entrepreneur. Not only has Amit driven over $40 million in business through various ventures in the last 10 years, he is also a recognized authority in business and marketing strategy.

He has spoken over a dozen times at industry conferences and seminars, and helped countless individuals achieve success in their own businesses.

In 2008 Amit helped create a training program that detailed his affiliate marketing strategy. This training program inspired and educated over 20,000 students, and brought in over $6 million in revenue.

Amit co-founded Boost Software in 2010. He and his team struggled for 2.5 years to create and launch their flagship product. Once their flagship PC optimizer was launched, Amit took his company to 8-figures a year in revenue, within 18 months.




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Bill Murphy was the founder of an online training for poker players that did six  figures its first week and generated millions of dollars. He scaled up to 20

e-commerce stores in under a year automating and outsourcing the entire operation. He trains people on business and ecommerce at and

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AJ Forsythe is Founder of iCracked which is a worldwide iPhone/iPod/iPad repair and buyback company with over 340 on-demand iTechs in 10 countries. He was voted Inc Coolest College startup of 2012.


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Listen to what Nolan Bushnell said when a young Steve Jobs offered him 33% of Apple for 50K.


Nolan Bushnell founded both Atari and Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza. He was inducted into the Video Game Hall of Fame & named one of Newsweek '​s "50 Men Who Changed America.". He has started more than twenty companies and is a founding father of the video game industry. His latest venture is called Brainrush that is a video game technology with real brain science.

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Joe Palko has started several successful companies. In 1994, he co-founded an e-Commerce pet supply retail company, Joe and his co-founder Scott started Solid Cactus which grew to over 200 employees when it was sold to group, a publicly traded company. The company had been in the INC 5000, and had been honored for best places to work in PA for 3 years consecutively.

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Kevin Lee is Co-Founder and CEO of DIDIT and WECARE. Didit was recognized in Inc 500 (#137) as well as a #12 position on Deloitte's Fast 500 in 2007. has generated over $5 Million dollars to date for charities including Clean Water Act, ASPCA, and Save the Children.


Kevin was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist in Metro New York Area in 2008.


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JD Roth grew to over million visitors per month, became one of Time Magazine's Top 25 bloggers, and sold his site for more money that he dreamed was possible. It was not as easy as that and he is going to talk about some of the mistakes along the journey.

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Jeremy “Shoemoney” Schoemaker went from  selling washers and dryers at Sears to creating multimillion dollar companies.  He was founder of, AuctionAds, ShoeMoney Media, and the PARS Program. 


He co-founded the Elite Retreat, an annual expert conference and is author of Nothing’s Changed but my change--The Shoemoney Story



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