Advice Straight Up

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship created Advice Straight Up: An Expert Entrepreneur Speaker Series to provide business leaders, non-profit CEOs, and entrepreneurs access to nationally recognized speakers who can share their experiences in launching new ventures and building innovative businesses. These accomplished speakers not only demonstrate genuine passion for entrepreneurship, but will also share practical, valuable insight about surviving in today's aggressive business marketplace.

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Shoneji Robison

Shoneji Robison
Managing Partner & Co-Owner, Southern Girl Desserts

October 6, 2016  |  Tallahassee
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Rick Caldwell

Rick Caldwell
CEO & President, RCultures, Inc.

September 23, 2016  |  West Palm Beach
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Robert Hacker

Robert Hacker
Consultant, Strategist, Professor, Author, Speaker

June 8, 2016  |  Tallahassee
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Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger
New York Times Best-Selling Author

May 25, 2016  |  Tallahassee
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Robert Yonover

Robert Yonover
CEO & Founder, SEE/RESCUE® Corporation

April 12, 2016  |  Fort Lauderdale
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Phyllis-Newhouse

Phyllis Newhouse
CEO & Co-Founder, Xtreme Solutions, Inc.

December 8, 2015  |  Fort Lauderdale
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Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes
Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media

October 16, 2015  |  Tallahassee  |  Limited to FSU Students
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Joe Abraham

Joe Abraham
Founder, BOSI Global and Author, Entrepreneurial DNA

May 21, 2015  |  Tallahassee
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Zalmi Duchman

Zalmi Duchman
Founder, The Fresh Diet

March 17, 2015  |  Fort Lauderdale
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Laurie Silvers

Laurie Silvers
Co-Founder, SyFy Channel

October 28, 2014  |  Fort Lauderdale
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Marie Johns

Marie Johns
Former Deputy Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

October 24, 2014  |  Tallahassee
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Phyllis-Newhouse

Phyllis Newhouse
CEO & Co-Founder, Xtreme Solutions, Inc.

May 22, 2014  |  Tallahassee
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Frans-Johansson

Frans Johansson
CEO & Founder, The Medici Group

April 15, 2014  |  Fort Lauderdale
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Nancy Carter

Nancy Carter
Senior Vice President, Research Catalyst, Inc.

February 15, 2014  |  Tallahassee
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Cassius Butts

Cassius Butts
Region IV Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

September 26, 2013  |  Tallahassee
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Brad Pierce

Brad Pierce
President, Restaurant Equipment World

August 10, 2013  |  Amelia Island
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Ron Busby

Ron Busby
Chairman of the Board of Directors, U.S. Black Chamber, Inc.

May 23, 2013  |  Tallahassee
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Colin Brown

Colin Brown
CEO & President, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

September 20, 2012  |  Tallahassee
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Janet Gurwitch

Janet Gurwitch
Founder & Former CEO, Laura Mercier Cosmetics

April 19, 2012  |  Tallahassee
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Chris Brogan

Chris Brogan
President/CEO, Human Business Works

October 20, 2011  |  Tallahassee
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Rami Jabaji

Rami Jabaji
Senior Marketing Manager, PepsiCo

October 20, 2011  |  Tallahassee
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Dana Williams

Dana Williams
Director of Marketing and Communications, Southwest Airlines

August 25, 2011  |  Tallahassee
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