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Episode 478: A Power(ful) Case

Episode 478 originally broadcast on August 02, 2014

Kathleen Hartnett White believes that fossil fuel is an integral part of our modern lives, that not all energy sources are equal and that we should look with a broader eye on what we’re doing to ourselves to so heavily regulate it. The uber-expert on energy policy presents a powerful case. In our vignettes, Leisa interviews State Senator Leticia Van de Putte; PKF Texas’ Jen Lemanski chats with Kelsey Ruger, CogMine; and Robin discusses branding with Donna Smith, Forum Energy Technologies.

School of Business 8/2/2014

Russ & John present the Grand Experiment; we’re into our eighth year! And they said it wouldn’t last!! We’re still doing our jobs and loving our innovators and entrepreneurs. Includes: our Quote of the Week—humorous demotivation from Despair, Inc.; This Week in Business History includes the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Saturday Evening Post (sigh!) and the innovation of Fidel Castro; and the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you don’t know, but should.

Kathleen Hartnett White - Energy Expert

Kathleen Hartnett White believes that fossil fuel is an integral part of our modern lives, that not all energy sources are equal and that we should look with a broader eye on what we’re doing to ourselves to so heavily regulate it. The digital universe consumes more energy than we think and it all began with coal. Her recent paper, “Fossil Fuels: The Moral Case” is an amazing story of progress. White, Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director of the Armstrong Center for Energy and the Environment at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, presents her case on a range of issues.

PKF Texas: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook® - Kelsey Ruger

Guest host Jen Lemanski discusses with CogMine’s Kelsey Ruger how the role of the Chief Experience Officer helps to create a holistic design experience for the end user when taking a product or service to market.

Women Mean Business - Leticia Van De Putte

If it’s your business, you can take your kids to work with you! Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, pharmacist and entrepreneur.

Brandonomics from Savage - Donna Smith

A consistent message is important to your customers. Robin Tooms discusses external branding with Donna Smith, director, marketing and communications for Forum Energy Technologies.

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