Jim has started businesses and has taught entrepreneurship around the world. At the age of 25, Jim founded American Computer Experience and grew the company with no capital infusion to $12 million in annual revenue and to over 700 employees, operating in 39 states and in three countries. Jim taught entrepreneurship at Georgia State University for nine years and ranked number one in the business school for 12 straight semesters.
Jim’s first book, School for Startups, was published by McGraw-Hill in June 2011 and went to number 9 on the best sellers list. He has been featured in a UPS commercial, CNN called him the “Simon Cowell of small business,” and corporations like Wells Fargo, Toshiba, UPS, and SunTrust have hired him as a speaker and consultant. His award winning radio show is nationally syndicated.
Podcast Topics: Small business, marketing, funding, entrepreneurship
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