Episode theme: People who help others to find, grow, and magnify their passionate businesses.
Nancy Anderson is a career and life consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area and the author of the best selling career guide, Work with Passion, How To Do What You Love For a Living, based on her own and her clients’ experiences. In the years following publication, Nancy continued to refine the intuitive, practical approach that helps her clients to create the life they were born to live.
Website: Work With Passion
Sonoma Mountain Business Cluster’s (SMBC) mission is to create high value jobs in the North Bay by enabling and accelerating the success of technology startups within a dynamic sustainable and synergistic environment. They serve fledgling companies that have identified innovative solutions to a significant problem or under-served market opportunity, helping them succeed in developing, marketing and selling a unique, proprietary product or service. SMBC provides business expertise through its mentor program, in addition to hosting networking events, educational events, access to capital, and business services (legal, accounting, and business development). Their state-of-the-art facility offers plug-and-play office space, communications and support infrastructure at attractive rates. The SMBC community is an enthusiastic, collaborative and supportive environment.
John Hagel III is co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation, which conducts original research for new corporate growth. John has nearly 30 years’ experience as a management consultant, author, speaker, and entrepreneur and has helped companies improve their performance by effectively applying information technology to reshape business strategies. He recently co-authored the book The Power of Pull: How Small Moves, Smartly Made, Can Set Big Things In Motion.