Episode 437: Innovation & Leadership
The BusinessMakers host Walter Ulrich and Dick Williams of the Houston Technology Center; and Eric Lyons, President of the Greater Houston Black Chamber. In our vignettes, Leisa chats with Omana Abraham of Abraham’s Rugs; Robin visits with Daniel Cotlar, Blinds.com; and PKF’s Karen Love visits with Laura Max Nelson, Content Active.
Russ and John present the show about the working class, the innovators who make business happen. They are the artists and the athletes of our economy. We champion the cause! Includes: our Quote of the Week—a perceptive observation from American entrepreneur David Russell; This Week in Business History includes the first parachute jump (in 1797!), Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier and the Cuban Missile Crisis begins; and the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you should know.
Did you know the Greater Houston Black Chamber is one of the oldest black chambers in the U.S.? It was founded in 1935. Eric Lyons, president of the Chamber, offers an introduction to this large and still growing business support group.
Russ is at the 2013 Houston Technology Center Innovation Conference & Showcase where he visits with Walter Ulrich, CEO of HTC, the largest technology incubator in Texas.
Russ is at the Houston Technology Center Innovation Conference & Showcase where he visits with Dick Williams, chairman of the board, HTC. The HTC, a business incubator, works to assist Houston-based entrepreneurs and innovators in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors.
Are you correctly focused on your metrics? Robin Tooms discusses the art and science of marketing along with tasks for measuring metrics with Daniel Cotlar, chief marketing officer at Blinds.com.
At Abraham's Rugs they cater to the most discriminating clients who want to make a presentation with their rug. Leisa Holland-Nelson visits with Omana Abraham, founder and co-owner of Abraham’s Rugs.
Does the consumer perspective matter? Content Active thinks so. PKF’s Karen Love visits with Laura Max Nelson, project manager for Content Active.