Episode 456: Exporting Entrepreneurs
Steve Recobs is a man on a mission. As director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center, Recobs helps U.S. companies to export their goods and services. If your company is considering doing business overseas, this is an interview you need to hear! In our vignettes, Leisa visits with Phyllis Bailey of 3B Resources Group; PKF's Byron Hebert offers another Tool Time Update; Robin interviews Troy Pike, Parker School Uniforms; and Laura Max discusses work/balance with Lisa Vitali, NEO Markets.
Russ and John host the show that champions the cause of the people who DO create jobs and grow our economy. Includes: our Quote of the Week—a clever turn-a-phrase from Canadian author Laurence J. Peter; This Week in Business History includes lifechangers like the game of Monopoly, People Magazine and Wikipedia; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you should know; and Dumb Moments—John has an “I told you so” moment.
Texas is the No. 1 exporting state in the country, Houston is the No. 1 metropolitan area exporter, and our economy continues to grow. Steve Recobs wants the state economy to grow even faster! His job is to help U.S. companies make money, keep jobs in the U.S. and, yes, grow the economy. What’s not to like?! As director of the Houston U.S. Export Assistance Center, Recobs helps U.S. companies to export their goods and services. If your company is considering doing business overseas, this is an interview you need to hear!
Today’s guest found her work/life balance in a surprising place: yoga. Laura Max interviews Lisa Vitali, VP of crude oil markets at NEO Markets.
Does your brand reflect your core asset? Robin Tooms discusses brand strategy within the uniform business with Troy Pike, CEO, Parker School Uniforms.
Leisa’s guest is focused on client value—is your value growing? Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews Phyllis Bailey, founder and president of 3B Resources Group, a PR and media relations firm.
Track your prospects with a rain gauge. (What?!) Byron Hebert, director of Entrepreneurial Advisory Services at PKF Texas, offers another Tool Time Update.