Past Event – May 7, 2015: “Stop Swimming with the Sharks”, An Entrepreneur’s Journey


Dr. Steven Nakisher will share his extensive success in building businesses, which begins with the philosophy “do what you love, and do it with a ton of passion.” One of his companies, Talbott Teas, was sold to Jamba Juice in 2012.

Speaker bio: Dr. Steven Nakisher

Dr. Steven Nakisher is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and entrepreneur. Over 17 years ago, he founded the largest and most successful psychology group practice in Chicago, the Center for Personal Development. Dr. Nakisher is also the founder of Cornerpiece Consulting and has owned and operated the Leadership Advisory Board, an organization for leadership development for CEOs of major companies.

Dr. Nakisher and his partner founded Talbott Teas, a gourmet tea company. He grew the company from inception to being acquired by Jamba Juice in 2012. Dr. Nakisher’s extensive experience in building businesses and consulting originates with the notion that success comes “as long as you do what you love, and do it with a ton of passion.” Dr. Nakisher’s unique perspective on leadership, marketing and business development, creates better, stronger businesses and better leaders. His greatest fulfillment comes from his passion in building his businesses, and helping others grow and succeed.

Within the past year, Dr. Nakisher launched Bellwether Creation Company, a software development firm committed to developing innovating apps and websites.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, May 7
Location: Mesirow Financial,
353 North Clark Street
Fourth Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $20, registration required

Food and refreshments will be provided. Event location sponsored by Mesirow Financial.

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