Episode 285: Do Whatever it Takes!
Melvyn Wolff, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway-owned Star Furniture, talks about the early days of the fledgling Star Furniture and, more recently, life with Warren Buffett. Then we’ll flashback to earlier interviews with the leaders of top-rated Entrepreneurship Programs at USC, MIT, Babson and with Bill Sherrill, the founder of The University of Houston’s Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship.
Russ and John present the show that champions entrepreneurship and the people that make the country go. Includes: the BusinessMakers Quote of the Week—alternative humor from sports columnist Bill Lyon; This Week in Business History includes such major innovators as Anders Celsius, Alfred Nobel and Life Magazine; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak that YOU should know; and Dumbest Moments in Business History—a City Councilman in New York needs to get over himself.
Russ visits with Melvyn Wolff, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway-owned Star Furniture, and namesake of the Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston, one of the nation’s top undergraduate entrepreneurship programs. Wolff talks about his own experiences, including the early days of the fledgling Star Furniture and, more recently, life with Warren Buffett.
Russ flashes back to earlier interviews with leaders of top-rated Entrepreneurship Programs. Includes Thomas O’Malia, director and chair of the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California; Dr. Leonard Schlesinger, newly-inaugurated president of internationally recognized Babson College; Kenneth P. Morse, senior lecturer and managing director of the M.I.T. Entrepreneurship Center; and Bill Sherrill, the founder of The University of Houston’s Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship.
Healthcare requirements are coming and they are complicated and varied. Greg Price offers deadlines and changes that employers must know.