Mihaela Jekic, Ph.D. and Mark Lancia are entrepreneurs, life coaches, authors and speakers who empower people to become the best version of themselves, build financial freedom, and live life on their terms.

Mihaela’s evaluated 1000’s of startup funding applications and pitches, earned a biomedical engineering Ph.D., and performed on a TedX stage. She’s gone from losing everything during the Bosnian civil war and being a refugee to paying cash for her home in her early 30’s.

Mark is a cost saving expert who has saved companies over $10M dollars in parts and labor, and helped many individuals design a lifestyle and budget they feel great about. He went from humble beginnings to making work optional by the time his youngest kid starts kindergarten. 

Mark and Mihaela speak and conduct workshops on personal growth, entrepreneurial mindset, and financial freedom. They co-authored Money for Meaning: Philosophy for a Life of Extraordinary Freedom

Recent Podcasts & Radio Interviews

Build a Bigger Life: What Work Optional Looks Like

WDLR Public Radio: Off the Shelf Radio Show