Episode 428: Events & Inspiration
The BusinessMakers host PKF’s Byron Hebert, incoming chairman of the Turnaround Management Association. Byron is promoting the TMA’s September 12 dinner event in Houston with key note speaker economist Arthur Laffer. Then, we will check in with Sheryl Rapp, co-founder of The UP Experience. (It’s October 24!) In our vignettes, Leisa interviews Krista Bourne, Verizon Wireless; Robin visits with Christine Warren of the Houston Zoo; and Karen Love hosts PKF’s Kenneth Guidry.
Russ and John present the show that champions entrepreneurship and free enterprise. Who’d have known we would last this long?! We still love these guys! Includes: Our Quote of the Week—wise words from English author Dame Rebecca West; This Week in Business History includes exciting moments like passage of the first bankruptcy laws, the creation of potato chips, and when American women got the right to vote; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you probably don’t know; and Dumb Moments—Detroit hires a billboard company.
Russ visits with Byron Hebert, director of the Entrepreneurial Advisory Service Group at PKF Texas and incoming chairman of the Turnaround Management Association. Byron is talking up the TMA’s September 12 dinner event with key note speaker economist Arthur Laffer. The dinner is being held at the Junior League of Houston.
Russ visits with Sheryl Rapp, co-founder of The UP Experience, an annual event that features “Unique Perspectives from Unique People.” This year’s event is scheduled for October 24, 2013. Sheryl describes speakers and topics on the agenda.
If a hurricane hit, could your business stay connected? In this episode of Powerful Answers from Verizon Wireless, Russ discusses business continuity with Jimmy Adkins, solutions engineer at Verizon Wireless.
How do you measure the success of an event? Robin Tooms discusses Zoo Lights with Christine Warren, marketing director for the Houston Zoo.
Today’s extraordinary woman started out just trying to support her children in the best way she knew how. Leisa Holland-Nelson visits with Krista Bourne, president of the Houston/Gulf Coast Region for Verizon Wireless.
Can an accounting firm have an impact on a business’ bottom line? You betcha! PKF’s Karen Love interviews Kenneth Guidry, president of PKF Texas.