21 Jan January 21, 2016 – Emmy Winner Natalie MacNeil & General Bill Crossley
Natalie MacNeil – Emmy Award-Winning Media Producer, CEO at She Takes on the World and #1 Amazon Bestselling Author of The Conquer Kit: A Creative Business Planner for Women Entrepreneurs
Natalie MacNeil is an Emmy Award-winning media entrepreneur and the bestselling author of “She Takes on the World: A Guide to Being Your Own Boss, Working Happy, and Living on Purpose.” She is the Creator of SheTakesOnTheWorld.com which was recognized by Forbes as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women.” Her expertise has also been featured in the pages of Glamour, People StyleWatch, Inc., Forbes, ForbesWoman,Wall Street Journal, CNN, Entrepreneur.com, Globe and Mail, Mashable, and more. Natalie won the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the Stevie Award for Women in Business 2014, the Website of the Year award, and the Stevie Award for Women in Business 2013. She was recognized as a 40 Under 40 Recipient and a Forbes 20 Women to Follow on Twitter. She won her Emmy Award Winner for Out My Window which came out in 2011.
General Bill Crossley – US Army General (Retired) and Serial Entrepreneur
Bill Crossley is a proven leader and manager of entrepreneurial enterprises and military organizations. His executive experience is vast – with four start-up companies and one established small-business firm. Bill is an effective recruiter, motivator, coordinator, and catalyst who can focus efforts of diverse groups toward common goals. He achieves desired objectives by building effective teams—marketing, sales, production, financial—and inspiring them to attain the envisioned goals. Bill was selected by General Colin Powell from among 220 general officers eligible for the position of his Chief of Staff. As an Army Brigadier General, he supervised a staff of 1,400 military officers and civilians responsible for providing the Corps Commander with all plans and policies (human resources, intelligence collection and analysis, training and operations, logistical, political, and public relations) for the peacetime operations and potential combat deployment of the Army’s armored corps in Europe, a force of 55,000 soldiers. Bill is also an experienced operations manager capable of translating organizational goals to viable strategies and workable plans.