Episode 304: Entrepreneurs on Top
Russ visits with Bill Boyar, co-founder of Boyar-Miller, a law firm operated with entrepreneurial values. (You need to hear this!) Then, we’ll join Leisa Holland-Nelson as she interviews BusinessMakers favorite Jennifer Heard for exciting updates on Microsoft’s most recent student competition.
Russ and John present the show that features those who most positively affect our lives, the ones who are hiring and the flagbearers of common sense: the entrepreneurs and the innovators. Includes: the BusinessMakers Quote of the Week—an olde saying; This Week in Business History includes great innovations like Beethoven’s Symphony No.2 in D Major, Texaco and Post-it Notes; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak that YOU should know; and Dumb Moments in Business History—London reports the EU’s new energy-saving rules.
Russ visits with Bill Boyar, co-founder of BoyarMiller, a law firm operated on entrepreneurial core values. This is not his first rodeo; Bill refers to the founding of this firm as a “lab experiment,” and explains their efforts to keep the firm independent and focused on carefully controlled growth. After 20 years of operation, the firm is working toward a multi-generational succession plan.
BusinessMakers favorite Jennifer Heard, Vice President of Microsoft, is back with another update on Microsoft and its student technology competition, the U.S. Imagine Cup. Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews our most informative Microsoft headliner.
WMB host Leisa Holland-Nelson, president of ContentActive, interviews Ellie Francisco, founder of event planner francisco+co.
Before you go out and buy your own server, consider ALL your choices. Greg Price gives options you may not have thought of.