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7 Stage Advisors - Entrepreneur of the Year

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Company: 7 Stage Advisors, Riverdale, NJ, USA
Company Description: 7 Stage Advisors addresses the needs of small to mid-market firms in a variety of ways. Many of our clients come to us so we can help them accelerate and sustain their business growth. Our team help clients discover just where they need to place their efforts for maximum impact. We coach, mentor and train clients on how to sustain growth over an extended period of time.
Nomination Category: Entrepreneur Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Entrepreneur of the Year - Business & Professional Services

Nomination Title: Carl Gould

Tell the story about what this nominated entrepreneur has achieved since January 1 2017 (up to 650 words). Describe the impact he or she has had on your organization. Focus on specific accomplishments, and relate these accomplishments to past performance or industry norms.

A serial entrepreneur, author and speaker, Carl Gould built three multi-million dollar businesses by the age of 40. He has been at the forefront of the entrepreneurial community domestically and globally; his coaching and consulting methodologies are in practice in over 35 countries. Carl is an award-winning coach and business mentor. He is a thought leader in the area of business growth at both the individual and organizational level.

2017 to the present has been a busy time for Carl Gould. Carl has extended his impact not only domestically but around the world, through - mentoring, coaching, consulting, speaking, appearing in the media and by being an influential thought leader in the area of business growth.

Mentoring: Carl served as a Mentorship Chair for Entrepreneurs Organization (www.EOnetwork.org), the world's leading entrepreneur community. He shaped the content that will be utilized to train mentors, the goal is to match mentors to mentees on six continents. Carl Gould personally mentored a number of emerging and award-winning companies, most notably Bloode.com, a Greek-based, social enterprise that is making blood donations more accessible throughout the world.

Gould's advisory firm, 7 Stage Advisors, believes in giving back to their community. In 2017 to show their commitment to the community, they donated their mentoring services to 240 companies in multiple industries.

Coaching and Consulting:Methodologies have been integral to Carl’s clients becoming award-winning companies, many of them making the fastest growing list of both local and national publications, notably the Inc. 500 | 5000, and the NJBiz list of fastest-growing companies.

Speaking: Carl’s dynamic energetic presentation style combined with his practical and impactful content -with real-world experience- is the reason he is one of the most sought-after speakers globally. Carl engages his audience and keeps them on the edge of their seat. His content is original, profound and battle-tested. In 2017, he was the Learning Chair and MC ofNerve,the country's premiere leadership conference. Carl lectured at MIT as part of the Entrepreneur's Master’s Program, and was the keynote speaker for many international conferences in multiple countries including Australia, Canada, the Bahamas, the United States and even on the CEO EntrepreneurCruise!

Media:Carl appears regularly in print publications, podcasts and on television and radio, providing his expertise and analysis to today's most pressing political andbusiness issues. Carl’s appearances include Fox, CBS, ABC, NBC, Forbes and iHeart Radio.

Carl celebrated the 250th episode of his syndicated radio show,Quit and Get Richwhich is now is it's 5th year.Carl Gould co-hosts the show with Karl Gibbons (hence their nickname, the G-Team), which is broadcast through W4CY Radio and syndicated on iHeart Radio.

Gibbons and Gould were recently invited to cast for CNBC's television showThe Job Interview.

For more detailed information on Carl’s numerous media appearances, please go to www.CarlGould.comand click on the ‘media’ tab.

Thought Leader: Carl Gould is a thought leader who focuses on growth strategies forsmall to mid-market companies.Following his Amazon best-selling bookBiz Dev Done Right, Carl co-authored three books in 2017 launching these three titles:

-Polar Bears and Penguins,a book which tackles the issues of organizational performance in culturally diverse companies.
-The Hot Tub Manifesto,which follows Cheryl and Louis Biron's story as they molded their business to their lifestyle (and not the other way around).

-Fix It In 5, a book based on the popular segment of the same name on the aforementionedQuit and Get Richradio show, Carl Gould - along with co-host Gibbons - will fix any problem in your businessin five minutesor less!

In July of this year the bookAnatomy of a Comeback,will become available. In this book Carl breaks down the elements of a successful life or business comeback while chronicling the story of Chuck Goetschel, atwice-successfulentrepreneur (thanks to the comeback)!

In bullet-list form, briefly summarize up to ten (10) of the chief accomplishments of this nominated entrepreneur since the beginning of 2017.

-Carl served as a Mentorship Chair for Entrepreneurs Organization
-Carl Gould personally mentored a number of emerging and award-winning companies, most notably Bloode.com, a Greek-based, social enterprise that is making blood donations more accessible throughout the world.
-In 2017 to show their commitment to the community, they donated their mentoring services to 240 companies in multiple industries.
-In 2017, he was the Learning Chair and MC ofNerve,the country's premiere leadership conference.
-Carl celebrated the 250th episode of his syndicated radio show,Quit and Get Rich.
-Following his Amazon best-selling bookBiz Dev Done Right, Carl co-authored three books in 2017 launching these three titles: Polar Bears and Penguins, The Hot Tub Manifesto & Fix It In 5
-In July of this year the bookAnatomy of a Comeback,will become available.
-Carl was recently invited to cast for CNBC's television showThe Job Interview.