Pulitzer Prize-Nominated Author and Thrive15.com Team Up as Business Coach

TULSA, OK – Clifton Taulbert, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated and bestselling author, has teamed up with Thrive15.com, a web-based school designed for businesspeople who want to start a business, grow a business, or advance in their current careers as an amazing business coach.

Taulbert has achieved unforeseen success despite his upbringing in the Mississippi delta town of Glenn Allen, Mississippi during the time of legal segregation. His book, Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored, was published in 1989 and was later turned into a major motion picture with the same title. Both the book and movie chronicle Taulbert’s journey from the cotton fields in Mississippi to his eventual success as an entrepreneur and author.

Taulbert’s tenacity and persistence in spite of numerous setbacks has brought him from his humble beginnings to where he is today and has contributed towards his success as an entrepreneur. Taulbert was part of the team that brought the Stairmaster® to the mass market which required great sacrifice to make happen.

As well as being an award-winning author and a successful entrepreneur, Clifton Taulbert is a talented speaker. Taulbert has become the speaker of choice for a number of large organizations including Bank of America, Baxter Healthcare, the U.S. Department of Defense, Pacific Coast Gas, and many other industry leaders.

Taulbert joins an impressive list of mentors on the online educational platform that includes NBA Hall of Fame basketball player, David Robinson, former Executive Vice President of Operations for Walt Disney World® Resort, Lee Cockerell, and “mom-preneur” and founder of Rustic Cuff, Jill Donovan. Some of Taulbert’s video trainings on the site include The Science of Personal Achievement, We All Have a Choice, The Clifton Taulbert Story, and several others.

Chick-fil-A Franchise Owner and Thrive15.com Team Up to Provide Edutainment as Business coach

TULSA, OK – Chick-fil-A franchise owner, Arthur Greeno, has become a fixture in Tulsa, OK for his elaborate publicity stunts, including two Guinness World Record holding ventures, “The World’s Largest Sweet Tea” and “The World’s Largest Snow Cone.” Greeno, who is quite the entertainer, has partnered with Thrive15.com, an online educational platform designed to provide practical and entertaining business education for entrepreneurs and people who want to start a business, grow a business, or advance in their careers as a business coach. Thrive15.com founder, Clay Clark, coined the term “edutainment” to describe this unique, yet engaging combination of learning, interactivity, and fun.

Although the entertainment is nice icing on the cake, it is the practical content on the site that really sets it apart. The site boasts an impressive roster of successful entrepreneurs and businesspeople from several different areas of expertise. The site’s mentors include former NBA Hall of Fame basketball player, David Robinson, former Executive Vice President of Operations for Walt Disney World® Resort, Lee Cockerell, “mom-preneur” and founder of Handmade Charlotte, Rachel Faucett, and WWII veteran and award-winning entrepreneur, Jack Nadel.

Greeno, who helped start Keith’s Ice Cold Beverages, a national non-profit owned by Keith Boyd, an 11-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, is also a gifted author and marketing wizard. His new book Breaking Conformity, co-authored by fellow Thrive15.com mentor, Bryan Smith, reached #1 on the Amazon Best Sellers list.

Greeno’s experience as an entrepreneur, franchise owner, and bestselling author can be found in his trainings on Thrive15.com. On the site, subscribers can find trainings like Let Go of the Past and Finding Inspiration and Motivation Through Adversity. In these courses viewers will find Greeno sharing about his difficult upbringing and how he overcame adversity to get to where he is today.

Expert Business Coach and Thrive15.com Team Up

NEW YORK CITY, NY – Terry Powell, considered the founder of the business coach profession, has partnered with Thrive15.com, an online educational platform providing practical business training for entrepreneurs and business people around the world who are looking to start a business, grow a business, or advance in their current careers.

In 1984, Powell founded the Entrepreneur’s Source (E-Source), which is a business coach firm created to help provide business resources to people who wanted to achieve their dreams of owning their own businesses. From Powell’s research and observations, he discovered that 75 percent of the population desires to be self-sufficient and own their own businesses, but less than five percent of that 75 percent ever take the necessary steps to make that dream a reality.

In 2005, with the acquisition of Business Advisers International, now AdviCoach®, Powell was able to realize his dream of creating a “one-source resource” for potential business owners. The Entrepreneur’s Source is an international company and works with over 200 franchises throughout the United Sates and Canada, developing his company’s clients by defining their desired income, lifestyle, wealth, and equity goals.

Powell earned his Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) certification from the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) in 2004 and is active in the organization, serving as a board member on the IFA’s Diversity Institute, an organization that promotes diversity and inclusion within the franchise community. Powell also sponsors the IFA’s annual “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” and has done so for the past 10 years.

Powell’s 30-plus years of experience as a business and franchise coach offers Thrive15.com subscribers access to invaluable trainings that include topics like Franchising 101, Six Steps to Achieving Your Dreams, Creating an Asset Through Franchising, and Franchising Your Business: The Pros and Cons. Powell joins a powerful group of mentors that includes branding expert, Jason Stewart, and “mom-preneur” and founder of Rustic Cuff, Jill Donovan.


December 7th, 2017


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