Who Inspires You to Take Your Business One Step Further?

YEC entrepreneurs weigh in on the people who inspire them. Inspiration can come from anywhere, but it often comes from other people. Several YEC entrepreneurs weigh in on the people who have inspired them the most. Who inspires you? MAX COURSEY Tiger Prop My Stepfather “He was an eccentric genius who had some peculiar habits, including getting the morning paper naked on a busy street. Not many Oncologists chain smoked while driving a Ford Focus or attended Harvard University and Johns Hopkins. Beyond the eccentricities was the most giving man I have ever met. He was truly happy as he helped others. He always told me to die broke and have as much fun as humanly possible.”[email protected] ZAC JOHNSON Start a Blog My Wife and Family “While I’m the only entrepreneur in my family, it’s still very exciting for me to always keep my wife and family in the loop on whatever I’m currently working on. It’s also great to have a solid family presence built around me to not only bounce new ideas off of (from a non-business perspective), but also for support when things aren’t going as great as planned.”[email protected] KAREN HARTLINE Reinventing Events Walt Disney “I’m a big Disney fan so I have to say Walt Disney. He was a man with a huge imagination and recognized the need to be carefree, have fun and embrace our inner-child. As an event producer, I am responsible for creating unforgettable experiences for attendees. Walt did this with theme parks. Everything has intention and purpose, creating a magical experience.”[email protected] KATE WOSKA Atikus Investments Incorporated Strangers “My work takes me all...