October 14, 2019Business is the pillar of our economy. The family stands strong as the backbone of our society. Together, they form the institution of family business - the old reliable that keeps us all afloat. In the U.S., family firms provide nearly two thirds of the jobs, 57 percent of the GDP, and the majority of our community leaders. Dr. Dale Caldwell, Executive Director of the Rothman Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, joins host Bart Jackson to show how government and investors neglect them, and other corporations see them only as merger fodder. Dale explains the specific advantages that major family-held companies, (Oracle, Berkshire Hathaway, Volkswagen, Koch Industries) possess over other comparatively sized firms. Further, Dale details both the challenges and profitable perspectives of the small family-held firms. Tune in and learn the perks and problems of working all in the family.
Defeating Human Trafficking – From Compassion to Solutions
October 8, 2019When celebrity fitness trainer Ramona Braganza visited her ancestral city of Mumbai India, she witnessed the horror of human trafficking and was compassionately determined to aid its victims. She began training young rescued girls as fitness instructors and encouraged them…
What I Really Meant to Say…Organizing Your Talks
October 1, 2019No clear, inspiring message ever comes out of a disorganized presentation. All audiences instinctively look for a speaker’s train of thought – that logical pathway leading to the ah-ha moment of the comprehensible conclusion. Yet it is in the organization…
News & Notes
Vision that engages only the imagination is fantasy. Vision that also engages the back and brain is called business.
Afterthought: The surest way to inspire people to place their shoulders, sweat, and effort behind your marvelous new plan is to make sure that a) it holds some reward for them personally, and b) make darn sure it really is achievable.