MICHAEL HOULIHAN
AND BONNIE HARVEY

Authors of The Barefoot Spirit
and Creators of Barefoot Wine

MICHAEL HOULIHAN
AND BONNIE HARVEY

Authors of The Barefoot Spirit
and Creators of Barefoot Wine

MICHAEL HOULIHAN
AND BONNIE HARVEY

Authors of The Barefoot Spirit
and Creators of Barefoot Wine

MICHAEL HOULIHAN
AND BONNIE HARVEY

Authors of The Barefoot Spirit
and Creators of Barefoot Wine

Josh Schieffer testimonial

"Being a Veteran with a service disability, you guys have inspired our small family business to give back in a big way." –Josh Schieffer, EBV Member
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Thuy Thi Nguyen testimonial

Community College League of California "Thank you so much to the Barefoot Spirit team!  I sure enjoyed the talk." --Thuy Thi Nguyen, Interim President and CEO, Community College League of California

David Torrance testimonial

"We enjoyed listening to the lessons that they learned. The worthy cause marketing concept was worth the evening by itself." –David Torrance, President, Executive Forums Dallas, Member, Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce

Mike Black testimonial

PIE “We're going to implement the concepts shared in all our marketing pieces and how we approach sales going forward.” Mike Black, CEO, Mappify.co, and attendee at PIE

Thomas Kruczek testimonial

"Your work at the EBV National Conference was outstanding." -Thomas Kruczek, Dean of College and Business, Lynn University
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Nancy Munro testimonial

"The reaction from our members was nothing less than superb!" --Nancy Munro, Chapter President, Chicago MIT Enterprise Forum; CEO & Founder, Knowledge Shift

Travis Prince testimonial

"Many people agreed that their presentation was the most intriguing and valuable to the entrepreneurs in the audience!" --Travis Prince, C-Suite Conference Attendee

Patrick Snyder testimonial

“Our entire group benefitted from their wisdom. The fact they were so entertaining was simply icing on the cake. We are having them back!” -- Patrick Snyder, Executive Director, USASBE

Adam Hartung testimonial

"Michael and Bonnie's story tells the audience the all-too-brutal truth about what one really has to do to succeed." Adam Hartung, Contributing Author, Forbes
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Martha O’Gorman testimonial

“Ingenious marketing tricks at a low cost price tag will make you see how to create a story and buzz around your brand. Fabulous and real, Michael and Bonnie inspire others to win and have fun doing it!” –Martha O’Gorman, Chief Marketing Officer, Liberty Tax...
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Martha Ann Woods testimonial

“Thank you for your fresh prospective on how to succeed in business! Loved it!” –Martha Ann Woods, OEA attendee

Michael Zacchea testimonial

"Michael & Bonnie are effective speakers. The Veteran Entrepreneurs appreciated their talk on '7 ways to Reduce Your Need for Capital and Get More Bang for Your Buck'." --Michael Zacchea, Program Manager, Entrepreneur Bootcamp for Veterans

Jeffrey Hayzlett testimonial

C-Suite Network "Michael and Bonnie’s speech gives a whole new meaning to going Barefoot!!— it now means Entrepreneurial Success at its finest! They rock!" --Jeffrey Hayzlett, Chairman, C-Suite Network

Marjorie Bynum testimonial

"Great keynote! It was wonderful working with them" --Marjorie Bynum, CAE Vice President, Education & Communications
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Brenda Kelly testimonial

“ It was an inspiration to hear Michael Houlihan & Bonnie Harvey's (founders of Barefoot Wines) story of how they broke all the rules to become the country's #1 best selling wine! From the laundry room to the board room, theirs was an inspiring story of determination...

Greg S. Reid testimonial

"A Standing ovation is how Michael and Bonnie left our audience chanting for more." --Greg S. Reid, Founder Secret Knock
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Rob Schultz testimonial

“Inspiring talk… and will further enjoy figuring out how to apply your insights to my own journey!” –Rob Schultz, Senior Technology Executive, Persistent

Thomas White testimonial

C-Suite Network “Voted #1 Best Speakers at the C-Suite Conference!” – Thomas White, CEO C-Suite Network, Radio Host - Nationally Syndicated “Business Matters”
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Jeany Park testimonial

“I'm still thinking about your talk and your amazing story! I find you both incredibly inspiring.” Jeany Park, Videographer, MBA attendee

Gavin Duffy testimonial

"An excellent and inspiring presentation!” -- Gavin Duffy, Entrepreneur, Dragon's Den television show panelist
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Robert Reiss testimonial

The CEO Show “OUTSTANDING speech! Better yet, PERFECT. What an incredible way to end this conference.” -Robert Reiss, Host & CEO, The CEO Show

Jason Hull testimonial

"I love Michael and Bonnie's outlook and approach. Refreshing, authentic, and useful." –Jason Hull, Chief Executive Officer, Balanced Edge
KPFK Deserves Our Support!

KPFK Deserves Our Support!

We recently had the pleasure of helping listener-sponsored independent radio station KPFK in LA with a fundraiser drive. And it was great fun! We worked with Anyel Fields and Christine Blosdale to produce an entertaining one-hour program that was broadcasted all over...

Out of the Box with Christine Podcast

Out of the Box with Christine Podcast

M&B were interviewed on KPFK 90.7 FM by host, Christine Blosdale. To watch the interview, please click the YouTube play button below:          

The Barefoot Spirit is an Audie Finalist!

The Barefoot Spirit is an Audie Finalist!

On Monday, February 3rd, 2020, the Audiobook Publishers Association announced the finalists for the Audies Awards competition! Now in their 25th year, the Awards, known as the “Audies,” are the “Oscars of the audiobook industry.” This year, there were over 1300...

These Business Tasks Should be Outsourced

These Business Tasks Should be Outsourced

As successful brand builders, we are often asked, “What is the biggest single mistake that new consumer product brand builders make?” Our answer is always the same: “They focus on production and not on sales!” Unfortunately, the first thing that goes through most...

The Barefoot Spirit is an Audie Award Finalist!

The Barefoot Spirit is an Audie Award Finalist!

FORESTVILLE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Audiobook Publishers Association announced today that The Barefoot Spirit Audiobook is a Finalist for the 2020 Business/Personal Development Audiobook of the Year Award. The original paperback version of The...

Founders Can’t Be There Forever!

Founders Can’t Be There Forever!

Why should you be worried? You’ve successfully navigated your company through those treacherous startup days when you maxed out all your credit cards and faced bankruptcy on a daily basis. You even single-handedly secured your first couple of big paying customers to...

Build Engagement and Loyalty by Sharing the Wealth

Build Engagement and Loyalty by Sharing the Wealth

Probably the hardest lesson in entrepreneurship is learning how to hire. Sure, you can comb over resumes for the skillsets and experience you are looking for, but what do you look for beyond that? What is the key tell that promises loyalty and engagement? Beyond...

High Intensity Tactics for Growth Podcast

High Intensity Tactics for Growth Podcast

M&B were interviewed on the High Intensity Tactics for Growth podcast by the host, Chris Cicchinelli. To listen to the podcast, please click the play button below:           \