Episode 430: Entrepreneurial Energy
Those who know say we have reason to celebrate. Energy expert Fred Charlton, managing director for Simmons & Co., explains numerous game-changers in the energy space that you should know about. In our vignettes, Leisa interviews Ludmila Golavine of Masterword Services; Robin revisits Monica Silva of Phillips 66 and Rob Camper, Cadence Bank; Karen Love queries PKF’s Kenneth Guidry; and Laura Max interviews Henry Richardson, DEFINE body&mind.
Russ and John present the show about the entrepreneurs, the guys who make it happen. They pay their taxes, they create more taxpayers and they make our economy grow. Our specialized curriculum is more interesting than it really is. Hmmm, we should charge people for this! Includes: Our Quote of the Week—an observation by English writer Samuel Johnson; This Week in Business History includes stuff like a new speed record being set for the electric car in 1900, the first patent for air conditioning, and the date eBay was founded; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you should know; and Dumb Moments—the government has too many cooks in the kitchen.
The BusinessMakers steal a guest from the EnergyMakers Show this week when we host energy expert Fred Charlton, managing director for Simmons & Co., an investment bank specializing in the energy industry. Numerous recent game-changers give the U.S. reason to celebrate, he says. Charlton discusses how the shale revolution (gas and oil), significant new technologies used in deepwater environments, horizontal drilling and advanced imaging equipment give us the ability to identify new reserves.
When an old injury began causing him discomfort, Henry Richardson discovered his true passion- yoga. Laura Max discusses unconventional dreams with the founder of DEFINE body&mind health studios.
How do you create a message around vision and values? Robin Tooms queries Monica Silva at Phillips 66 and Rob Camper, Cadence Bank.
She used her head, but ultimately followed her heart. Leisa Holland-Nelson discusses career choices with Ludmila Golavine, founder of Masterword Services.
Does the company president play a role in retaining clients? PKF thinks so! Karen Love interviews Kenneth Guidry, President of PKF Texas.