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YP Summit keynote Blake Mycoskie discusses sustainability, bootstrapping

March 12, 2010 by

A big congratulations to the Greater Omaha Young Professionals for yet another outstanding Young Professionals Summit. Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes was the luncheon keynote speaker, and after his presentation he sat down with me to highlight some of his talk's key points as well as more of the story around when he launched TOMS in 2006. Take a look at our conversation below, and a very…  read more

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TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie discusses social entrepreneurship

February 24, 2010 by

I had the opportunity to interview an individual that I've been inspired by for some time, Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes. Blake has an amazing story of how he's built the TOMS Shoes name into an internationally recognized social entrepreneurship success story. Blake will be the lunch keynote speaker at this year's Greater Omaha Young Professionals Summit on March 4, (registration closes this Thursday). He was gracious to share a few minutes with me in providing the background…  read more

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Greater Omaha YP’s Style Your Sole event Thursday, February 18

February 16, 2010 by

The Greater Omaha Young Professionals Council is hosting a Style Your Sole Party in prepartion for the Young Professionals Summit which takes place March 4! The event takes place this Thursday from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Barley's TipTop (1510 Cuming Street) in Omaha. It should be fun night of celebrity bartending by folks like David Brown, president of the Greater Omaha Chamber  read more

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