Philadelphia author Joe Taylor Jr. interviews entrepreneurs and innovators about growing their companies, overcoming challenges, and finding the strength to bring new ideas to market.
January 31st, 2017 | 31 mins 16 secs
coaching, performance, psychology, serve1
Over the course of his career in the United States Navy, Chris Diaz grew fascinated with studying the differences between his fellow fighters. On his way toward earning a PhD in clinical psychology, he studied how to help athletes and other kinds of professionals reach their peak performance. Now, he’s running a business that helps leaders understand the parallels between the playing field and the boardroom.
January 24th, 2017 | 34 mins 25 secs
For five years, data scientist Stacey Mosely worked on software that helped city engineers track everything from potholes to problem properties. Now, she’s pouring her knowledge into a business that helps real estate developers identify where they can fight blight—while making a profit—through targeted investment.
January 17th, 2017 | 30 mins 2 secs
entrepreneur, fintech, myfinancialanswers, personal finance, retirement
When Benjamin Pitts discovered that a health issue would prevent him from taking on a role in the military, he turned his attention to solving financial problems. Today, he’s building a business designed to help Americans protect their financial futures.
January 10th, 2017 | 35 mins 42 secs
Former pro basketball player Earl Knight launched a tool to help brands learn what folks are saying about them online.
December 13th, 2016 | 33 mins 45 secs
entrepreneurship, gender gap, techgirlz, tracey welson-rossman, training
Entrepreneur and marketing executive Tracey Welson-Rossman founded TechGirlz — a nonprofit dedicated to overcoming technology's gender gap through hands-on training workshops for middle school-aged girls.
December 6th, 2016 | 37 mins 39 secs
analytics, grow small consulting, philadelphia, rayce rollins, research
Scaling your business doesn't always mean getting "hockey stick" growth. According to author and consultant Rayce Rollins, the depth of your connections will define how sustainable your company can become, and whether you’re likely to survive over the long haul.
November 23rd, 2016 | 46 mins 35 secs
chariot solutions, development, entrepreneurship, michael rappaport, philadelphia, software
Michael Rappaport has led Chariot Solutions through fifteen years of growth under challenging conditions. He shares his insight on building a business that can survive a recession, while fending off competitors from around the world.
June 9th, 2016 | 54 mins 19 secs
On his journey from beat reporter to startup co-founder, Christopher Wink has learned how journalism can positively impact communities and sustain careers—without resorting to clickbait.
May 3rd, 2016 | 57 mins 42 secs
Our panel of experts examines the trends and offers insight into what founders can do now to ensure their teams have the right space to grow and thrive.
April 26th, 2016 | 28 mins 22 secs
Melissa Alam's ambition helped drive the launch of a branding agency, a coworking community, a live conference, and a set of lifestyle businesses that have brought her all over the world.
April 19th, 2016 | 44 mins 46 secs
Vanessa Chan left a high profile job to building prototypes for her first product, a mashup of tangle-free headphones and jewelry she calls loopit.
April 12th, 2016 | 43 mins 56 secs
Jen Devor and Chuck Sacco help entrepreneurial students in Philadelphia prepare for new careers leading and building startups—especially when they don't have a traditional business background.
April 5th, 2016 | 27 mins 5 secs
When Tom Cridland couldn't find a publicist to help launch his startup clothing line in London, he launched his own PR agency—and now helps fellow fashion entrepreneurs.
March 29th, 2016 | 32 mins 26 secs
Daniel Tobon's early experiences growing up in an entrepreneurial family shaped Starchup, a business that helps big brands and mom-and-pop laundry operations compete on a level playing field.
March 22nd, 2016 | 32 mins 9 secs
Austin Haines decided to make discovering people's real-life dreams his life’s work. His dream? To impact the lives of at least 10,000 more people.
March 15th, 2016 | 32 mins 1 sec
Morgan Berman launched My Milkcrate to help give company leaders tools they can use to run sustainable businesses, and consumers the ability to find them.