Tance Hughes, who was recently named on the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 list, founded Southern Designs at 17-years old as a printing business for things like t-shirts, business cards, signs, etc. Five years into the journey, him and his team pivoted the business to a manufacturing model where they sell personalized metal wall decor and signs. After the pivot, they went from $430,000 in revenue to $3.8 million in a two-year span. They are already leaders in their category and are now focusing on diversifying their product offerings and building brand awareness as they head to the next level. They made the 2017 Inc. 5000 at #558 and have secured deals with brands like Walmart, Wayfair, Amazon and others.
Adi Arezzini is the Co-Founder & CEO of Teami Blends, an All Natural Loose Leaf Tea Company based in Tampa Bay, Florida. Adi started her business literally from her bedroom, just 4 years ago. In that time she has created a strong brand name and online presence, dominating the social media and digital world. Teami has grown to over 35 employees and has moved into a 10,000 Sq Ft. HQ location in order to continue its’ expansion. Adi is an expert at creating a social media presence (Teami has over 448K followers on Instagram!) and knows what it takes to build a "cult following” online.
Since growing up lost, numb, and disconnected, hitting rock bottom, and winding up in a VERY scary place years ago, Chris Burns has hired numerous coaches and invested well over 10,000 hours into the fields of communication, business, and leadership. Now, Chris coaches entrepreneurs and high-achievers to develop a fiery, unstoppable mindset, take courageous, confident, and consistent action, and create MASSIVE impact in the world. He’s spoken at 90+ live events across the United States, to rooms of more than 250 people, and in the last 8 months, Chris has interviewed over 150 inspirational role models, influencers and leaders on his weekly, 12-hours-straight live-streamed podcast called Becoming Your Greatest Possible Self.
Jarrod is the founder and host of the Success 101 podcast where his goal is to help others find a way to live more optimal through new concepts and ideas, that can be accomplished without experiencing burnout, fatigue, and an unproductive mindset. This podcast was born out of Jarrod's own personal experience of hitting burnout and fatigue both mentally and physically from running a full-time financial planning practice for several years coaching and developing other financial advisers, and still trying to find time for his wife and 3 kids at home. His hope is that the strategies discussed on the Success 101 podcast will help you to live a life of maximum potential, and allow you to crush your personal and professional goals like never before.