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Episode 51 with Guest Margot Machol Bisnow Take Out With Ashley and Robyn

    • Health & Fitness

Margot is the author of Raising an Entrepreneur: 10 Rules for Nurturing Risk Takers, Problem Solvers and Change Makers, based on her interviews with 60 successful entrepreneurs and their moms about how they were raised. Previously, she was the publisher and editor-in-chief of The Scene Bisnow, a daily online newsletter with 40,000 subscribers and 100,000 readers detailing the vibrant life of Washington D.C., one of the 32 newsletters published by Bisnow Media, the company her family founded, which they sold in 2016. She was involved for 25 years in developing, managing, and communicating high-level economic policy as a White House economic aide and regulatory Commissioner. She was chief of staff of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, Treasury’s international division, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation; staff director of the HELP Commission that reviewed US foreign assistance; and a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission. For 12 years, she was president of the non-profit Chesapeake Associates, which set up economic think tanks in Eastern Europe. She has a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from its Kellogg Graduate School of Management. She has been married to Mark Bisnow for 34 years; they have two sons. Elliott founded the successful Millennial conference series Summit Series, whose philosophy is that good business should be good for the world, and which purchased Powder Mountain in Utah to create a permanent home for its community. Austin founded and is the lead singer of the popular LA-based indie revival band Magic Giant.

Margot is the author of Raising an Entrepreneur: 10 Rules for Nurturing Risk Takers, Problem Solvers and Change Makers, based on her interviews with 60 successful entrepreneurs and their moms about how they were raised. Previously, she was the publisher and editor-in-chief of The Scene Bisnow, a daily online newsletter with 40,000 subscribers and 100,000 readers detailing the vibrant life of Washington D.C., one of the 32 newsletters published by Bisnow Media, the company her family founded, which they sold in 2016. She was involved for 25 years in developing, managing, and communicating high-level economic policy as a White House economic aide and regulatory Commissioner. She was chief of staff of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, Treasury’s international division, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation; staff director of the HELP Commission that reviewed US foreign assistance; and a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission. For 12 years, she was president of the non-profit Chesapeake Associates, which set up economic think tanks in Eastern Europe. She has a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from its Kellogg Graduate School of Management. She has been married to Mark Bisnow for 34 years; they have two sons. Elliott founded the successful Millennial conference series Summit Series, whose philosophy is that good business should be good for the world, and which purchased Powder Mountain in Utah to create a permanent home for its community. Austin founded and is the lead singer of the popular LA-based indie revival band Magic Giant.

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