Episode 170: Words on Globalization and Change
Russ and John take up the quest for juicy knowledge. Includes: BusinessMakers Quote of the Week - wise words from publisher Malcolm Forbes; This Week in Business History offers moments from our collective past such as a submarine attack in New York Harbor, the birth of a famous uncle, the Hoboken Four and the Beave gets sacked; Navigating Business Jargon - buzzwords and technospeak that require disclaimers; and Dumbest Moments in Business History - Verizon accuses Grandma of going over her minutes.
Russ visits with the brilliant Dr. John Lienhard, author and voice of "The Engines of Our Ingenuity," heard twice each week on National Public Radio. In this segment, Dr. Lienhard discusses themes and triggers, and offers observations on globalization, information and change. Lienhard's incredible powers of analysis make for a fascinating interview.
Flashback with The BusinessMakers to summer 2007 and a visit with author and speaker Chris Gardner, the character portrayed by actor Will Smith in the film The Pursuit of Happyness. Gardner is such an amazing personality. In this segment, Gardner discusses what he calls "spiritual genetics," which refers to the never-give-up attitude he inherited from his mom. Need a dose of tenacity? This is it!
Katie Laird discusses Going Green and offers ways to lessen your ecological footprint while increasing your profitability.
Greg Price presents ways to use C-Level Networking groups to expand your centers of influence.