October 2008 Archives
Russ and John present the show for the difference-makers who can do well in any economy. Includes: BusinessMakers Quote of the Week - words of inspiration from Norman Vincent Peale; This Week in Business History includes "marginal" success stories such as retailer Roland Macy, Pablo Picasso, lawman Wyatt Earp, the New York City subway, and Bill Gates; Navigating Business Jargon - acronyms, technospeak and disclaimers; and Dumbest Moments in Business History - a British government report blows the whistle on cloth nappies.
Flashback with The BusinessMakers to an earlier Babson College interview with Trish Costello, director of the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship. Babson was the first college to create a program for entrepreneurship education and continues to be consistently ranked among the very top of its kind. In this segment, Costello discusses the details and attitude of Babson's impressive program.
Russ is near Boston to visit with the newly-inaugurated president of Babson College. Babson has an internationally recognized entrepreneurial management education school, and Dr Schlesinger brings an impressive expertise to the program. Schlesinger believes the entrepreneurs of the world are the key to solving the world's greatest problems, that Babson's graduates must be prepared to attack the ideological and global issues of the life sciences, economy and technology.
The BusinessMakers interview a Babson alumna and entrepreneur who could be altering the online apparel industry. Arredondo has developed a technology that takes the guesswork out of shopping for jeans. In this segment, she discusses fundraising efforts and expresses a long-term vision for her company.
The BusinessMakers interview a Babson College alumnus, a young entrepreneur who has patented a device that copies digital photo files from multiple sources onto a single media. Hambleton explains his business and marketing plan and the next steps for building his company.
Russ continues his visit with Babson College entrepreneurial success stories. John Goscha says his company sells "cans of cool." IdeaPaint allows the user to create a whiteboard alternative for offices, conference and meeting rooms. Goscha discusses his process of concept to development and the joy of getting big clients.
Russ continues his visit with Babson College entrepreneurial success stories. Matt Lauzon launched his online custom jewelry marketplace in 2006 and has built a network of retail partners and jewelry designers in 16 states. Lauzon discusses his evolving concept, and fund-raising.
Life is too complicated. Simplicity is better, especially where software is concerned. Greg Price provides tips to simplify your IT area and lower your Total Cost of Ownership.
Russ and John present the in-your-face show from the trenches, the show for the difference-makers. Includes: BusinessMakers Quote of the Week - words of wisdom from Chick-fil-A's S. Truett Cathy; This Week in Business History jumps around from parachutes to Alaska to Chuck Berry and Route 66; Navigating Business Jargon - acronyms, technospeak and disclaimers; and Dumbest Moments in Business History - Google's situational ethics surface again.
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