The world of business is shifting every day. Some businesses grow, some fail, and some change. The key component to any successful enterprise is learning. Mind Yo’ Business is here to share the stories and people who have flourished in unique business practices.
Join Host Andrew Lambert as he talks with his guests how they survive in this competitive world.
Mind Yo' Business S3:E10: The Business of Dance, Higher math and Cat rescue
The air outside might have a chill in it but inside the McKee Financial Resources Studio was warm with the arrival of the always energetic, Robin Lea Pyle. An artist, cat rescue enthusiast, dancer, writer, and all-around creative woman shared an amazing hour that will have listeners wanting more. We dove into her time learning dance at a young age that led her to working with some of the greatest choreographers in the world, including Bill T. Jones.
Mind Yo' Business S3:E9: The Business of Promotion and Putting Your Name on Stuff
Carl Matacale joined the McKee Financial Studios to share stories and advice from growing Office Easel, a promotional product company. Coming from a family that had ties to a circus, working at a famous steak restaurant, and eventually joining his wife's family business, Carl has seen his share of success and failure in the business world.
Carl also shares some important tips to finding your fit in business and tells us why you might have to be just like Bill Laimbeer in order to succeed.
Mind Yo' Business S3:E8 The Business of Law, Life, and Latitude During Uncertain and Unsettled Times
While the pandemic continues to rage on, protests continue to grow, and businesses worried about their future, it was the perfect time to bring in Steve Douglas, a practicing lawyer, educator, and examiner of history. This episode explores how and why he entered law, one of his craziest defeats as a prosecutor thanks to a dog, and why he continues to be a champion of the 1st Amendment.
Mind Yo' Business S3:E7 - The Business of Finding Faith, Science, and Choosing Your Words Wisely During Trying Times
We were thrilled to have Father Kurt Messick (aka...Kurt with the Hat) join us in studio to talk about his fascinating life, which includes numerous college degrees and life experiences, while also helping communities and people find some balance and happiness during these trying times. Kurt shares some great stories tied to his time working for and with Margarate Thatcher, his friendship with Neil deGrasse Tyson, & his recent humorous conversation with John Cleese.
Mind Yo' Business S3:E6 - Finding Trust, Community, and Equality in Business and in Music While Racial Injustice Still Grows
The world continues to struggle as the spread of COVID-19 & racial biases refuse to stop growing and in turn hurting many communities. This month was the perfect time to bring in Jai Brown, an entrepreneur who has worked in music, fashion, technology, & projects trying to help improve the black community. We took on the serious topics of race relations, Black Lives Matter, & how the business community needs to work & support minority owned companies. We share a sampling of his new song Change Me as we
Mind Yo' Business S3:E4: Being Hospitable in Business and in Life During a Pandemic
Jacob King joins us and shares some great insight and perspective to running everything from a start-up catering business to a large golf resort. In doing so, he talks about how the hospitality industry has changed, how COVID-19 is impacting both small business and employee relationships with management, and just how long it might take for consumers to feel comfortable returning to these establishments.