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Episode 480: A Digital Uber-Entrepreneur

Episode 480 originally broadcast on August 16, 2014

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.

School of Business 8/16/2014

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.

Jason Stirman - Medium

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.

Women Mean Business - Shushana Castle

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.

Brandonomics from Savage - Jane Henry

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.

PKF Texas: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook® - Cynthia Flake

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.

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