We asked and you answered at the Inc. 500|5000 Conference.
Straight Talk From top left: Jacquie Morgan, Mark Swanson, Lee Wochner, Adil Adi, David Doggette, Hassan Bawab, Daniel Schmidtendorff, Jennifer Scully, Sonny Clark, Brooks Bell, Jesse Lipson
We asked attendees at the 2010 Inc. 500|5000 Conference how they were feeling about business and their businesses. We also gave them a chance to open up a little. Here's how some conferencegoers responded.
When did you start your first business, and what was it?
I had a magic-trick business. I sold my first card trick when I was 14. -- Jesse Lipson, CEO, ShareFile
When I was 11 years old, I bought and sold investment-grade comic books through the mail. -- Lee Wochner, CEO, Counterintuity
What's your company's coolest employee perk?
We take the entire company somewhere, and everyone gets one guest. This year, we're going to Aruba. -- David Doggette, CEO, 2HB Software Designs
Free beer from 3 p.m. on. -- Brooks Bell, CEO, Brooks Bell Interactive
What's your No. 1 indulgence?
I own 52 colognes. -- Hassan Bawab, CEO, Magic Logix