Episode 318: Doing Business with Africa
The BusinessMakers interview Ngu Morcho, managing director of Tagos Africa as he discusses his efforts to help the entrepreneurs of his Homeland. PKF’s Greg Price is monitoring state legislation, Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews attorney Laura Gibson and Jonathan Fisher offers insight to improve your sales process.
Russ and John present the show about the entrepreneurs who are working hard to keep our economy afloat. We have a special curriculum—we make it up! Includes: the BusinessMakers Quote of the Week—another clever quote from that anonymous guy; This Week in Business History includes the innovation of George Eastman of Eastman Kodak, Orville Redenbacher, Ole Evinrude and Lee Iacoccoa; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak that YOU should know; and Dumb Moments in Business History—the Stimulus Program created jobs, but at what cost?
He grew up in a Cameroon village in a family that valued education. He attended college in the U.K., and years later earned his M.B.A. at Rice University and studied entrepreneurship, hoping to one day return home to help his fellow Africans. As democracy has grown throughout the country, so has entrepreneurship. And Ngu Morcho is right in the middle of it, through his efforts with the Tagos Group. Russ interviews an entrepreneur with a remarkable story.
Do you know who’s really controlling your clients? Jonathan Fisher, chairman and COO of BrandExtract, has advice to help you determine who is driving your sales process.
State government—including passed legislation and proposed bills—can have a big impact on your business. Are you keeping track of what’s being discussed? Greg Price is.
WMB host Leisa Holland-Nelson, president of ContentActive, interviews Laura Gibson, founding partner of law firm Ogden, Gibson, Broocks, Longoria & Hall.