38 episodes

"MAke It Innovative" features deep dive discussions on the world of innovation as it relates to the built environment from MA Design. These innovators are the one that are shifting the ways things are done in Columbus and Cincinnati, introducing new ideas and energy to our evolving cities in a way that elevates human experiences and enriches lives. Hear from inside of the minds of the people that are changing our cities for the better, finding inspiration on what they're focused on now and getting insight on what's next.

MAke It Innovative MA Design

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"MAke It Innovative" features deep dive discussions on the world of innovation as it relates to the built environment from MA Design. These innovators are the one that are shifting the ways things are done in Columbus and Cincinnati, introducing new ideas and energy to our evolving cities in a way that elevates human experiences and enriches lives. Hear from inside of the minds of the people that are changing our cities for the better, finding inspiration on what they're focused on now and getting insight on what's next.

    You Gotta Be - featuring Devin Copfer, Liz Fisher and Sydney McSweeney

    You Gotta Be - featuring Devin Copfer, Liz Fisher and Sydney McSweeney

    We proudly share an exclusive reimagined release of the iconic song "You Gotta Be", now available on Spotify.
    Add it to your favorite playlist, or listen now, for an incredible musical experience performed by the amazing Columbus local female artists, Devin Copfer, Liz Fisher and Sydney McSweeney, recorded at local, female owned "Natalie's" and produced by the MA Design Productions team. 
    This creative collaboration was created centered around the values of MA Design; honoring diversity, equity and inclusion, celebrating local talented artists in our community and inspiring those that listen to believe in the best that's yet to come.
    Enjoy the listen - share with those you love - and may the message, and music, bring you great joy. 

    • 3 min
    S3 E5: Dr. Ken Yeager, Lead Neuroscience Researcher at The Ohio State University, talks How to Have Hope in the Face of Post Pandemic PTSD

    S3 E5: Dr. Ken Yeager, Lead Neuroscience Researcher at The Ohio State University, talks How to Have Hope in the Face of Post Pandemic PTSD

    Dr. Ken Yeager, Lead Neuroscience Researcher at The Ohio State University, talks about how to have hope in the face of Post Pandemic PTSD.
    Join in for an important discussion about mental health with the lead Neuroscience Researcher at The Ohio State University, Dr. Ken Yeager, changing the way mental health is seen and spoken about. 
    Ken serves as the Director of the STAR program and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. His primary focus of over 30 years throughout his career centers on trauma and trauma resiliency, and how a person can become more resilient.

    In this episode, we talk about early warning signs to look out for mental health diagnoses, and how to protect your mental wellness as you find a way to break through, instead of break down. 
    Ken shares incredible insight on how to feel more fulfilled - personally and professionally - and the reason to believe the best is yet to come.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Scoop on the Soul Behind Jeni's Ice Cream with Jeni Britton Bauer

    The Scoop on the Soul Behind Jeni's Ice Cream with Jeni Britton Bauer

    Listen to Jeni Britton of Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream on MA Design's Podcast "MAke it Innovative"
    The best is yet to come for the firm - and for the podcast - launching big with the person who is famous for designing differently when it comes to the world of ice cream.
     
    Jeni Britton sat down with the MAke it Innovative team to share the soul behind the woman responsible for the country's most iconic artisan ice cream ever.

    Jeni shares what fills her cup, the ages, and stages that have had the biggest impact on who she is now, and an inside look at the innovative insights that are driven by the power of her imagination. 

    • 55 min
    S3 E4: Wendy's on the Power of Social Media for Building Your Business

    S3 E4: Wendy's on the Power of Social Media for Building Your Business

    When you know who you are, it’s easier to know what to do next. 
    We’re talking Wendy’s Social Media - most known for their hilarious tweets and savage roasts - and literally used as a best practice curriculum example at Yale University for leaders in social media for Strategic Digital Marketing.  
    What you might not know is the genius behind the curtain, Kristin Tormey, and her talented team that runs the “snarky little sister challenger brand” with almost 4 million followers and no signs of slowing down.
    Social media isn’t just “tweeting a tweet”, it’s what creates interest in your company, drives customer loyalty, increases brand awareness and if that’s not enough - it’s what brought the spicy nuggets back in 24 hours.
    This can’t miss episode shares the “secret sauce” behind Wendy’s social media and takes a turn into how to make your team stronger and leadership better. 

    • 59 min
    S3 E3: The Future of Affordable Housing with Homeport CEO Leah Evans

    S3 E3: The Future of Affordable Housing with Homeport CEO Leah Evans

     Homeport's CEO Leah Evans is talking about the "Future of Affordable Housing", featuring guest-host Alison Crumley, M+A's own Project Manager, currently working on Homeport's Mulby Place. 
    What is affordable housing? A household spending 30 percent or less of its income on its housing - be it rent or a mortgage. 

    Deemed as a crisis with no easy fix, Currently the U.S. has a shortage of 6.8 Million rental affordable homes alone, just for those that fall within the extremely low-income renters whole household incomes are at or below 30 percent of their area’s median income.

    That's where projects like Mulby Place, and people like Leah, come into place, finding design solutions and strategies to solve for a more affordable, and equitable future.

    Listen and learn about Homeport is solving the affordable crisis need, in Columbus and beyond, working to create strong communities by developing quality, affordable homes on a cornerstone of dignity, security and opportunity.

    • 52 min
    S3 E2: Cardale Jones + Dave Devillers on What You NEED to Know About NIL

    S3 E2: Cardale Jones + Dave Devillers on What You NEED to Know About NIL

    Listen in as Cardale Jones, Buckeye football legend from The Ohio State University, and Dave Devillers, crime fighting, lawyer legend, two of four partners in Ten Talents NIL - talk all about NIL - Name, Image, and Likeness, and what it means for college athletes to monetize and profit, as well as why this is the newest, most powerful marketing tool for brands.

    (18:30) Where Ten Talents is focusing on using NIL to build equity and inclusion while helping student athletes build their brands, focused on authenticity. 

    (40:00), Cardale talks about how he and Brian Schottenstein are turning NIL into a meaningful charity to change the Columbus community and beyond

    (43:00) Listener questions including a hot take insight on what was going through Cardale's mind when he hurdled over Oregon in the National Championship game and what Dave learned the most during his time on the prosecution team against Saddam Hussein.

    (1:01) Betsy Liska, M+A Business Development Leader, steps in for a game challenging Cardale and Dave to the dream NIL partnerships for brands with the current leading college football athletes. 

    • 1 hr 8 min

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