Jo Hausman knew she wanted more when she was a single mom in her early 20s. For starters, she wanted to see some places other than her native South Dakota. But with a toddler two and a half years old, there was no shortage of people telling her she was crazy. Today she holds an MBA in Business with Entrepreneurship from the University of Sioux Falls. She owns several small businesses and is a real estate investor and city council alderwoman. She is the author of Go For It! A Woman’s Guide to Perseverance.