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Growing with Purpose Podcast: Anne Hed

Posted by Anne Hed on November 8, 2017

Today on the Growing with Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Forbes Small Giant, Anne Hed, Co-Founder and CEO of HED Cycling Products Inc. Anne's story is both a business and a love story. It begins with Anne as a young and broke college student with a desire to win the IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii. Per her friend's suggestion, she finds herself at a small bike shop in Minneapolis, where she asks the barefoot, shirtless, greasy owner, Steve Hed, for $100 and a bike to enter the triathlon. And that's just the beginning... Tune into Anne's story here.

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Topics: Leadership, growing with purpose

Today on the Growing with Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Forbes Best Small Giant, Laura Boone, Co-Founder & Principal of Turnerboone. Laura is a successful entrepreneur who has used her intuitive gifts of clairvoyance and clairsentience to help others grow and thrive for over 25 years.  She is passionate about applying astrology, tarot, and the esoteric arts in practical applications and committed to inspiring companies, communities, families and individuals. 

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Topics: Leadership, growing with purpose

As Mike McDerment says, “If we don’t have mojo, it doesn’t matter if we’re making money.” But is it possible to scale your great company culture without losing the mojo that makes it special? This was the very question that made the FreshBooks CEO fear the company’s growing headcount. Mike takes the stage at the 2017 Small Giants Community Summit to share how FreshBooks, a 2017 Forbes Best Small Giant, grew from the basement of his parents’ house to a team of 250 people and an anticipated $50 million in revenue this year. In this transparent and actionable talk, Mike shares what makes him fear growth (yes, even today!) and the steps he takes to protect Freshbooks’ mojo through game-changing culture hacks. 

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Topics: Company Culture, scaling, growing with purpose

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