Episode 444: An Outspoken Expert
The BusinessMakers family was saddened to learn this week of the passing of Dr. Michael J. Economides, Global Energy Expert, mega-author and repeat BusinessMakers guest. We revisit a wonderful interview with an amazing intellect. In our vignettes, Leisa hears from Krista Bourne, Verizon Wireless; PKF’s Karen Love talks with Jeff Applegate of Blackwell Plastics; Robin discusses brand storytelling; and Laura Max interviews author Kari Saratovsky.
Russ and John host the show about capitalism and entrepreneurship, the drivers of our economy. Not every entrepreneurship succeeds, but we’re here to help as best we can. (Could someone out there PLEASE help with the healthcare website?!) Includes: our Quote of the Week—brilliant words from British statesman Winston Churchill; This Week in Business History includes such innovation as the clip-on tie, Napster and SpaceX; and the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you should know.
The BusinessMakers family was saddened to learn this week of the passing of Dr. Michael J. Economides, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Houston and BusinessMakers friend. He was a Stanford PhD, consulted globally, authored 15 books and was considered expert in global oil, gas and energy issues. This week we revisit a wonderful interview with an amazing intellect.
Who are the millennials and why do they matter? Laura Max interviews Kari Dunn Saratovsky, author of Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement.
Brand storytelling can be highly effective. Robin Tooms gets specifics from Monica Silva, team lead of internal communications at Phillips 66 and Christine Warren, marketing director for the Houston Zoo.
Today’s vignette includes extraordinary advice from an extraordinary woman. Leisa Holland-Nelson hears from Krista Bourne, president of the Houston/Gulf Coast Region for Verizon Wireless.
Business is good in Houston! Karen Love talks trends and productivity with Jeff Applegate, President of Blackwell Plastics and Chairman of the GHMA.