Episode 480: A Digital Uber-Entrepreneur
Among his accomplishments, Featured Guest Jason Stirman has been a programmer, designer, he owned an auto repair shop and was employee #7 at Twitter. Today he is helping to build publishing site Medium. Aimee Woodall interviews an uber-entrepreneur of the digital age. In our vignettes, Leisa interviews author Sushana Castle; Comerica Bank’s Cynthia Flake talks export finance; and Robin chats with Jane Henry, Xcution Inc.
Russ & John present the show that champions entrepreneurship and businessmakers. These are the innovators who make our lives better. Our show makes you look smarter. Includes: our Quote of the Week—humor from Despair Inc.; This Week in Business History includes many firsts like the first potato chip, the first adding machine, the first Cadillac and the first Michael Oxley interview on The BusinessMakers Show; and the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you don’t know, but should.
In the few years since he graduated with a computer science degree, Jason Stirman has been a programmer, designer, trainer, owned an automobile repair shop, did the corporate thing, was employee #7 at Twitter, and now is helping to build publishing site Medium. If you’re new to the working world, he will inspire you; if you’re a ”not-so-new” Baby Boomer, he will amaze you. Aimee Woodall, founder of The Black Sheep Agency, interviews a bright, articulate uber-entrepreneur of the new generation.
Extraordinary career advice from an extraordinary woman. Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews Sushana Castle, author of Rethink Food. Shushana shares with the audience her advice to the young women for achieving success.
How do you get your employees into the right mindset? Robin Tooms visits with the wonderful Jane Henry, CEO of Xcution Inc., a management consulting firm. Jane shares her insight with the internal marketing strategies for Xcution Inc.
Russ Capper and Cynthia Flake, senior vice president at Comerica Bank, discuss how export financing—including working capital solutions and letters of credit—can aid a company during the export process.