The second day of the 2020 Inc. 5000 Vision Conference was designated as a Day of Service, benefiting members of the nonprofit Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and Inc.’s Military Entrepreneurs Program. Among other virtual events, during the morning attendees were able to receive one-on-one mentoring from Inc. 5000 CEOs. The afternoon session included more networking opportunities, as well as a host of big-name speakers. Here are some highlights.
1. Tuesday’s Day of Service kicked off with remarks from Phyllis Newhouse, the founder of Inc. 5000 cybersecurity firm Xtreme Solutions and nonprofit leadership network ShoulderUp, and a U.S. Army veteran. Newhouse encouraged the audience of entrepreneurs to stay determined and disciplined, and to choose one thing to focus on each day. “You have to ask yourself as an entrepreneur on this journey, ‘What’s my rock for today?'” Newhouse said. “Will it be a connection, will it be