Episode 384: Truly Digital Publishing
The BusinessMakers spend quality time with Nic Phillips, the genius serial entrepreneur behind CultureMap. In our vignettes, Leisa talks consumerism with publishing powerhouse Alyce Alston of CultureMap, Robin gets creative with the Houston Zoo’s David Brady and Greg Price explains Microsoft Dynamics’ NAV-X software.
Russ and John present the show that’s bullish about entrepreneurism, free enterprise and capitalism. We’re waiting for John Galt. Includes: The BusinessMakers Quote of the Week—wise words from English author Aldous Huxley; This Week in Business History includes momentous events like the first parachute jump, Seward’s Folly and the Arab Oil Embargo; and the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak that YOU should know, but John doesn’t.
Our Featured Guest founded CultureMap, but that’s not where his story starts. Nic Phillips was only 11 years old when he began his first career as a theatrical lighting technician. The industry was making strides in the development of new lighting technology and soon he was traveling internationally, working at DisneyLand Hong Kong, in Mexico and in New Zealand. He founded CultureMap to create a completely digital magazine, so first developed a utility software application to support an enterprise class digital publishing organization. So far he has three markets publishing—all totally integrated—with original editorial.
Host Robin Tooms discusses creativity and other spontaneous moments with David Brady, CMO of the Houston Zoo. David Brady gives some great advice to help jump start your creative mind if you are stuck in a rut.
She launched Oprah Magazine! Women Mena Business host Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews publishing powerhouse Alyce Alston, chairman and CEO of CultureMap.
Russ asks the musical question: Who would want it and what does it do?! Greg Price offers basics about Microsoft Dynamics’ NAV-X software.