MICHAEL HOULIHAN
AND BONNIE HARVEY

America’s #1 Wine Brand Founders
New York Times Best Selling Authors

MICHAEL HOULIHAN
AND BONNIE HARVEY

America’s #1 Wine Brand Founders
New York Times Best Selling Authors

MICHAEL HOULIHAN
AND BONNIE HARVEY

America’s #1 Wine Brand Founders
New York Times Best Selling Authors

MICHAEL HOULIHAN
AND BONNIE HARVEY

America’s #1 Wine Brand Founders
New York Times Best Selling Authors

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

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

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

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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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

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

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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Gavin Duffy testimonial

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

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

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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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

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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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

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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Marjorie Bynum testimonial

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

Jason Hull testimonial

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

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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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
Your Attitude Can Predetermine Your Business Success

Your Attitude Can Predetermine Your Business Success

“You’ll never make it with that attitude!” You’ve heard it in sports. You’ve heard it in school. And you may have heard it from your parents. You attitude is the filter through which all the input you receive passes, is judged, and is acted upon. In business, having a...

How to Know When it’s the Right Time to Quit Your Day Job

How to Know When it’s the Right Time to Quit Your Day Job

Whether you're thinking about starting a business, you've already taken the plunge but are still pre-revenue, or your new business is struggling to make ends meet, one of the most important questions you need an answer to is, “When can I quit my job?” You know that...

Why is The Barefoot Spirit So Relevant Today?

Why is The Barefoot Spirit So Relevant Today?

We talk a lot about the Barefoot Spirit. But exactly what is the Barefoot Spirit in essence? It is sales! Period! Presales before you open your doors; growth supported by sales; overhead justified by sales; new team members oriented with sales process maps;...

Get the Word Out With Worthy Cause Marketing – Entrepreneur

Get the Word Out With Worthy Cause Marketing – Entrepreneur

First published on Entrepreneur.com on 09/02/2017 When we started Barefoot Wines, the big chain and box store buyers refused to put it in their stores unless we advertised heavily. You couldn’t blame them. We were unknown at the time. What made matters worse, we were...

The 7 Tenets of The Barefoot Startup

The 7 Tenets of The Barefoot Startup

According to Forbes, 90% of all new businesses fail. Why is the rate so high with so many great ideas? Is something missing? Something basic? According to the Small Business Administration, businesses that survive over 5 years tend to survive over 10 years. Do they...

Brain Hackers Interview

Brain Hackers Interview

Michael & Bonnie were interviewed on "Brain Hackers" by host, Dave Farrow. To watch the video interviews, please visit Brain Hackers         ...

Taking the Inc. 500 Survey is an Eye Opener

Taking the Inc. 500 Survey is an Eye Opener

Is there a set of characteristics all entrepreneurs share? What differentiates them from other folks? Below are the questions asked in the September issue of Inc. Magazine. In this issue, they list their annual Inc. 500 greatest and most inspiring entrepreneurs of the...

When Can I Quit My Day Job?

When Can I Quit My Day Job?

Whether you are thinking about starting your business, you have already taken the plunge but are still pre-revenue, or your new business, struggling to make ends meet, one of the most important questions you need an answer to is, “When can I quit my job?” You know...