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Top 10 Entrepreneurs Disrupting Their Industries in 2021

It is often said that routine is the enemy of progress, a statement we believe could not be more true. This is especially the case when innovation and ingenuity are at play. 

Take, for example, the 10 phenomenal successes listed below. None of them were the product of routine thought processes. 

Scroll below to be both impressed and inspired by the outcomes that have resulted from entrepreneurs who refused to abide by the norm, opting instead to push their disruptive innovations to the forefront of their industries, forever changing the world in the process.

Elon Musk 

Founder and CEO of Tesla & SpaceX

“Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.”- Elon Musk 

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has become a household name over the past few years, and rightly so. The entrepreneur hails from South Africa and was one of the co-founders of Pay-Pal. 

His long-time interest in electric cards led to his founding of Tesla Motors in 2004. From energy, to transport, to healthcare, Elon Musk is consistently disrupting industries with his larger-than-life plans to improve how we live day-to-day. Elon takes his physics-based mindset known as “first principles” into each industry, allowing him to focus on the fundamental truths and build from the ground up. 

A few of Elon’s aspirations include colonizing Mars and connecting our brains with computers. Elon’s goals might be lofty, but he dedicates 120 hours per week to the betterment of our future! 

To learn more about Elon Musk, the master of disruption, click here

Jesse Itzler

Co-Founder of Marquis Jetset

Jesse Itzler believes in building the LIFE resume, leading by example in doing just that. The best-selling author, keynote speaker, and serial entrepreneur recently co-founded Marquis Jetset – the personalized way to fly. 

Marquis Jetset’s invite-only airline offers luxurious private jets catering to the needs of a variety of prestigious clientele. As a member of the elite Jetset lifestyle, passengers gain access to the world’s most desirable locations, events, and cuisine all while traveling in decadence. Marquis Jetset is the easy answer when it comes to private travel needs. 

Tired of lightly salted peanuts? Learn more about Marquis Jetset, Jesse’s most innovative entrepreneurial pursuit yet.

Robin Harris 

Founder and CEO of Model Atelier

“I want tall women to feel confident, powerful, and sexy when they wear my garments.” -Robin Harris 

CEO and Creative Director of Model Atelier, Robin Harris, is reinventing the runway as she takes fashion for tall women into her own hands. After a career in modeling, Robin went on to receive her MBA, during which time she noticed limited fashion options for women of her stature. Robin didn’t see this setback as a limitation, but rather an opportunity to be a leader in women’s fashion. Model Atelier focuses on elongated frames, a fit that has been long overlooked by mainstream fashion brands. 

Robin didn’t hesitate to create an innovative way to bring fashion-forward during the pandemic with her Model Atelier Essentials line, featuring garments with a built-in facemask. With Amazon’s speedy delivery and recent partnership with Model Atelier, you don’t have to wait any longer for mindfully curated pieces designed specifically for YOUR frame!

To learn more about Robin and join the vertically blessed community, click here.

David Mullings

Founder and CEO of Blue Mahoe Capital Partners Inc.

“Be intentional about leaving something positive in every single person that you meet.” – David Mullings 

David Mullings is the Founder and CEO of Blue Mahoe Capital Partners, a private investment firm transforming the Caribbean. Coining the phrase “compassionate capitalism,” David gives back to his local community as the director of Fundblackfounders, a crowdfunding platform for Black entrepreneurs. David also serves as a member of the Board of Advisors of Kingston Creative, a nonprofit arts organization bringing a vibrant, creative hub to Downtown Kingston. David didn’t stop at CEO, as he is also an accomplished author, entrepreneur, and speaker. He has disrupted societal norms by proving you don’t have to choose profit over people. Learn more about David’s investment firm responsible for building Jamaica’s future here

Sarah Hawley 

Founder and CEO of Growmotely

Sarah Hawley is taking the remote world by storm as the Founder and CEO of Growmotely, the very first tech platform designed to grow and lead remote teams. In addition to breaking the mold in tech, Sarah is a professional speaker, author, and has founded a whopping eight companies since 2009! Her passion for growth led her onto Melbourne, Australia’s Top 100 most influential citizens list.

Sarah’s platform Growmotely is the first of its kind, matching proficient professionals with companies hiring long-term remote employees. Growmotely is determined to support the evolution of mindful work culture by providing the tools needed to find growth and fulfillment at your fingertips. 

To learn more about Sarah’s groundbreaking work and exciting platform Growmotely, click here.

JR Burgess

Founder and CEO of HealthOvators

JR Burgess is determined to change the lives of medical professionals, patients, and communities worldwide with his innovative healthcare solutions. As the CEO of HealthOvators, JR is creating a community of healthcare professionals that are providing value to their patients as well as their practice through cash-based models. In a medical system that is ever-changing, JR teaches doctors sure-fire methods for success. 

HealthOvators gives medical professionals the confidence and structure to build a 7 figure plus online practice that complements current brick & mortar practices using JR’s 5 Pillars of Practice Success Coaching Academy. In addition to a coaching program, JR offers complementary materials and consultation to ensure a personalized experience, while preparing your team for success.

JR is reinventing healthcare, as he empowers medical leaders to join forces while creating a strategy to impact lives, buy-back time, and bring in instantaneous revenue. To learn more about JR’s course of change within the medical industry, click here.

Alex Terranova 

Founder and CEO of Dream Mason® LLC Coaching & Consulting

Alex Terranova is the Executive Coach helping his clients expand and explore their personal and professional potential by disrupting roadblocks holding them back from achieving success. Referred to by Yahoo Finance as the “Anti-Excuses” coach, Terranova has a history of creating 7-figure successes through his personalized authentic approach and disruptive techniques. Clients of Terranova’s have succeeded in creating and repairing relationships, multiplying their income, authoring books, and creating lives they are excited to get out of bed for.

In addition, Terranova is a Best Selling Author. His first book, Fictional Authenticity, a guide to uncovering our authentic selves, and just released Redefining Masculinity, which he co-authored is deeply impacting readers. He is also the host of The DreamMason Podcastairing weekly. The 5-star podcast is inspiring a new world of leaders, creators, and innovators destined to live a life of intention. 

Ready to disrupt your life? Discover how Terranova is coaching his clients to build their own dreams, since “Dreams don’t build themselves.”

Marcus McNeill

Co-Founder and CEO of Magic

Marcus heads up Magic, the aptly-named digital marketing agency focused on elevating human consciousness and healing the collective. Much of Magic’s work is rooted in shifting the cultural narrative and changing the politics around psychedelics. All of their initiatives are tied together by the common thread of bettering the quality and longevity of life on our planet. 

Marcus uses the ultra influential power of social media to disrupt the shallow, fear-based marketing tactics that have become the industry norm, opting to inspire change through a soulful approach. 

Having led the marketing strategies for over 100 companies, including those of spiritual figures such as Marianne Williamson, Eckhart Tolle, Byron Katie, Kim Eng, and Deepak Chopra, Marcus is well versed in the art of advocating for missions that matter. 

If you’re holding a vision for a better world, then you can trust in Magic. Their team of digital magicians will scale your sales with soul.

Michael Alexander Arnold

Founder of Masters Of Transition

Building systems and organizations that serve people and the planet

Michael Alexander Arnold is a conscious business strategist, speaker, and Founder of Masters of Transition. MastersOfTransition.Net is a community-based platform for conscious leaders, humanitarian visionaries, environmental activists, and many others who build and lead projects and organizations that truly serve people and the planet.

No matter if you just have a vague idea or if you already run a concrete project or organization, at Masters Of Transition you can collaborate with like-minded individuals and train your excellence on how to build, lead, and scale projects that serve the greater good. 

Michael served as an advisor to companies like Porsche, SAP, and many others while on his spiritual path since childhood. In his work, he bridges spiritual work with the latest scientific findings and top-notch approaches for high performance, growth, and transformation. 

The world is changing. Do you feel a calling to co-create a world we truly want to live in? Then join us at MastersOfTransition.Net


Paul Davidson & Rohan Seth 

Co-Founders of Clubhouse

Paul Davidson and Rohan Seth are the masterminds and co-founders behind the newest social media craze, Clubhouse. The invite-only audio app is rapidly changing the way like-minded individuals network and build community. 

Clubhouse allows its members to join and host audio conversations turning any “room” into an open discussion. The rooms in Clubhouse are moderated by an expert, celebrity, or entrepreneur with mastery of the room topic. From there, guests can raise their hand to join the conversation or quietly leave and drop into another room with ease. 

Paul and Rohan have changed the social media game by creating a casual space for serious discussions and interactiveness. The app eliminates the infamous six degrees of separation and puts you in the same room as the people that inspire you.

To learn more about the app that’s taking the world by storm, click here.

George Catan is a Senior Writer for Mindful Media PR, a Vancouver based PR agency focused on elevating the voices of mindful companies and individuals.

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