Episode 448: A Year End Retrospective
The BusinessMakers revisit one of our favorite interviews ever from last spring. Robert Metcalfe, one of the world’s greatest innovators, shares his remarkable experience with students at UT Austin. In our vignettes, Leisa visits with Laura Lewis, Superior Energy Services; Karen Love interviews PKF’s Kenneth Guidry; Robin chats with Troy Pike of Parker School Uniforms; and Laura Max remembers three favorite interviews.
Russ and John host the show that continues to champion the cause for entrepreneurs. Those of us who love free enterprise and capitalism are pushing against the headwinds! Includes: our Quote of the Week—words to live by from the late, great George Carlin; This Week in Business History includes the patent for the Otis Elevator in 1861, creation of the first Frisbee, and San Francisco’s Summer of Love; and the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you should know.
The BusinessMakers revisit one of our best interviews ever. Bob Metcalfe, PhD, has a list of accomplishments longer than your arm. As a student at MIT, he worked on the ARPANet, then invented Ethernet, founded 3Com Corp., was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame is 2007 and is currently at UT Austin serving as Professor of Innovation, Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise. From May 2013, Russ is at the Texas MIT Enterprise Forum with one of the greatest innovators the world has seen.
Laura Max revisits segments from three of her favorite interviews with people who defied the odds to follow their dreams.
Does your brand affect your customers’ image? How about when it comes to school uniforms? Robin Tooms asks Troy Pike, CEO, Parker School Uniforms.
Young girls don’t dream of working for the petroleum industry. Why not? Leisa Holland-Nelson asks Laura Lewis, controller for Superior Energy Services, an oilfield services company.
Can an accounting firm have an impact on a business’ bottom line? You betcha! PKF’s Karen Love interviews Kenneth Guidry, president of PKF Texas.