Episode 406: New World Entrepreneurs
The BusinessMakers interview Mark Hass, CEO of U.S. operations for global public relations giant Edelman; and David Goswick, founder and CEO of energy efficiency homebuilders Houze Advanced Building Science Inc. In our vignettes, Leisa interviews Marie Guillot of Abaco International; Robin visits with the wonderful Chloe Dao; and Greg Price talks health coverage with PKF’s Tina Winograd.
Russ and Leisa host the show that champions entrepreneurship. We’re just happy to be here! Includes: The BusinessMakers Quote of the Week—down-to-earth words from uber-genius Albert Einstein; This Week in Business History includes the Wright Brothers who got a patent for their flying machine, Crystal City (TX) which erected a statue of Popeye and Intel which shipped its first Pentium chips; and the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak that YOU should know.
Mark Hass began his career as a journalist. Says he always followed his heart professionally, so when the Internet began to emerge, he followed a digital star. His communication abilities have served him well; three years ago he joined Edelman to run its China operation. Today he heads the U.S. operation of the world’s largest public relations firm with more than 4,500 employees in 64 countries worldwide. Russ interviews the CEO of Edelman USA.
The “ZE” stands for “Zero Energy.” HOUZE Advanced Building Science Inc. builds homes that are powered by natural gas, and that generate more electricity than they use. Paul Dickerson interviews founder and CEO David Goswick, a man on a global quest to build the most energy efficient homes possible. As one might expect, he’s learned a lot over the years!
How do you translate your brand to a customer experience? Chloe knows! Robin Tooms interviews Chloe Dao, women’s apparel designer and entrepreneur extraordinaire.
No one says as a child, “When I grow up, I’m starting an executive search firm!” Or do they? Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews Marie Guillot, founding partner and CEO of Abaco International.
Employer-shared provisions for the Affordable Care Act are coming—but now is the time for employers to prepare. Greg Price talks health coverage with PKF payroll specialist Tina Winograd.