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Don Slepian, distributor of Young Living Essential Oils and creator of electronic music, is a very versatile guy. He’s a classical electronic keyboardist and musical entrepreneur. His ambient electronic music has been speaking to the soul of many for a long time. More recently Don’s also busy with the distribution of natural products made with essential oils. You could describe Don as someone who likes working on three or four things at once.  “I’ll focus on a single project at a time while they’re all in progress.  Having multiple streams of income helps to keep this all afloat.”

In the Business As Unusual interview series we go in depth with inspiring entrepreneurs from around the globe. What motivates them, how did they accomplish their success and what business challenges keep them awake at night? Read what they have to say about what it takes to be an entrepreneur and most of all, what it takes to succeed.

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Growth Marketing Conference

“More intimate, more in-depth, and all about making meaningful connections.” This is what you can expect from the Growth Marketing Conference 2016 according to this year’s host, Vasil Azarov. Vasil is the CEO and founder of Startup Socials, a global community of entrepreneurs built to connect and empower people in the startup system. His expertise in establishing connections makes him the perfect host for this year’s event.

We had a chat with Vasil to find out more about this event and what attendees can expect. He promises this year’s conference will “go even more in-depth than last year.”

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Igor Beuker

On Tuesday, March 22nd and Wednesday, March 23rd, successful serial entrepreneur Igor Beuker is coming to Aruba and Curaçao for an interactive fireside chat on emerging marketing, media and tech trends. Hosted by EFactor, ‘New Trends in Business – Emerging Marketing’ is a free seminar for entrepreneurs, business professionals, students and individuals with an interest in marketing and media. Pre-registration is required at EFactor.com as space is limited.

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Rocket Hub thrives on entrepreneurs. And we want to help you connect with each other. In the Spotlight Series we highlight Rocket Hub members and their businesses. Read, learn and get in touch with America Foy.

An unconventional approach to business combined with true passion for what he does is what kept Real Estate entrepreneur, America Foy going strong after experiencing a large crash in his industry. He recalls that moment because it was one of the biggest challenges he’s had to face as an entrepreneur; circumstances he didn’t anticipate after finally making the jump to doing what he really loved.

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Rocket Hub thrives on entrepreneurs. And we want to help you connect with each other. In the Spotlight Series we highlight Rocket Hub members and their businesses. Read, learn and get in touch with Victor Eekhof of Victorious Company.

When it comes to business perspective, Victor Eekhof has a healthy point of view. He works smart by utilizing services that allow him to achieve more productivity, but also allow him the room to be a one ­man operation. With a little outsourcing, he successfully runs his own business, Victorious Company.

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Rocket Hub thrives on entrepreneurs. And we want to help you connect with each other. In the Spotlight Series we highlight Rocket Hub members and their businesses. Read, learn and get in touch with Victor Lupu of Lupu Astrology.

Businesses are born out of unconditional passion and Victor Lupu’s idea for a business is one he has created out of a love for the cosmos. Getting his business ready to launch is something Victor has been meticulously working on for some time now. He has been careful about shaping the business, and he desires to come up with something unique and unlike anything that exists.

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Rocket Hub thrives on entrepreneurs. And we want to help you connect with each other. In the Spotlight Series we highlight Rocket Hub members and their businesses. Read, learn and get in touch with Ashley Wise of Battling B.A.R.E.

Providing a support system and encouragement for individual families affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is Ashley Wise’s reason for launching Battling B.A.R.E., a non‐profit organization which offers a network of support for spouses, children and family members who struggle with the burden of PTSD resulting from service in the Armed Forces.

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Rocket Hub thrives on entrepreneurs. And we want to help you connect with each other. In the Spotlight Series we highlight Rocket Hub members and their businesses. Read, learn and get in touch with Ian McHenry of Wetter Feet.

In February of 2012 Ian McHenry launched Wetter Feet. A social network that makes it simple for people to build a bucket list and start crossing items off of it. After you build your list, you can find friends to do stuff with and then buy those experiences from local merchants. The service solves two big hurdles people face when making their dreams a reality: finding the right people to do what they want and figuring out how to do it.

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Rocket Hub thrives on entrepreneurs. And we want to help you connect with each other. In the Spotlight Series we highlight Rocket Hub members and their businesses. Read, learn and get in touch with Mina Deutsch from Brooklyn, New York.

Mina is founder and owner of Mina D Jewelry, a one of a kind jewelry company. Mina’s been in the jewelry industry for over twenty years, but only started her own business a couple of years ago. We sat down with her and asked her about that striking business name; Mina D Jewelry.

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