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The Language of Business integrates academics and real world experience to support, encourage and motivate entrepreneurs from their earliest stages through their growth phases and exit strategies. Entrepreneurs get insightful coaching and hands-on guidance through consulting services that are grounded in real world experience and academic instruction. Our articles, television and radio shows highlight emerging companies and business leaders while focusing on the issues needed to succeed in today’s global market. Our academic programs provide students with the skills they need to thrive in a competitive marketplace. Learn more at: http://languageofbusiness.biz or on FaceBook at LOB.biz.

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The Language of Business integrates academics and real world experience to support, encourage and motivate entrepreneurs from their earliest stages through their growth phases and exit strategies. Entrepreneurs get insightful coaching and hands-on guidance through consulting services that are grounded in real world experience and academic instruction. Our articles, television and radio shows highlight emerging companies and business leaders while focusing on the issues needed to succeed in today’s global market. Our academic programs provide students with the skills they need to thrive in a competitive marketplace. Learn more at: http://languageofbusiness.biz or on FaceBook at LOB.biz.

    Challenges of international startups – LOB 090

    Challenges of international startups – LOB 090

    You’re an entrepreneur from Brazil running a Brazilian food truck. Where you find investors? In the US...or Brazil? A very successful kid’s clothing company in Japan wants to make inroads to the US market. But they have a name problem. They’re called Miki House...but they have no connection to Disney. Will American consumers understand that?



    The Language of Business looks at the challenges of international startups. Host Greg Stoller talks with Rodolfo Penna, an entrepreneur from Brazil running two startups while studying for his MBA. And we travel to New York City to meet with Yoshi Takeda, President of Miki House USA, a division of the Japanese children’s clothing giant.





    Greg Stoller with Rodolfo Penna





    Yoshi Takeda with Greg Stoller



     

    • 12 min
    Psychodrama…helping young people deal – LOB 089

    Psychodrama…helping young people deal – LOB 089

    Psychodrama at Lesley University



    How a college professor teaching psychodrama helps psychiatrists. And how an attorney switched gears studied psychodrama and started a company that helps young people deal.



    The Language of Business travels to Lesley University in Cambridge to learn about teaching psychodrama with Ed Schreiber. Then we head to Needham, Mass and hear how Carol Bass quit her job as an attorney, studied psychodrama with Dr. Ed Schreiber and started Social Dynamix to help young people deal with social issues.





    Dr. Ed Schreiber and Host Greg Stoller.





    Social Dynamix founder Carol Bass and Host Greg Stoller.



     

    • 15 min
    Helping people with autism graduate, go to college and get a job – LOB 088

    Helping people with autism graduate, go to college and get a job – LOB 088

    85% of people with autism are unemployed. But an organization on the South Coast of Massachusetts is doing something about it. The Language of Business travels to Fall River to learn about the Spectrum Empowerment Project, where young people with Autism can learn karate, develop theatre skills and participate in Youth Musical Theatre Group productions such as "Annie," earn a college certificate from the Bristol Community College Gottschall Access Program and get a job designing and making custom t-shirts, banners and logos. Host Greg Stoller talks with co-founders Pamela Ferro and Donald Lambert about the non-profit and for-profit arms of the organization and how they can train and eventually hire people with autism.





    Host Gregory Stoller





    Spectrum Empowerment Project co-founders Pamela Ferro and Donald Lambert.

    Photo credit: Fall River Herald News.



     

    • 11 min
    Whistleblowers and con men – LOB 087

    Whistleblowers and con men – LOB 087





    In Part 2 of The Language of Business look at lying and cheating in business host Greg Stoller talks with litigation attorney Bruce Singal, legal expert on con men and whistleblowing. Then author Elaine Eisenman has insights into how to protect yourself if you’re a victim of betrayal in her new book “Betrayed  - A Survivor’s Guide.”





    Host Greg Stoller





    Attorney Bruce Singal





    “Betrayed” author Elaine Eisenman



     

    • 18 min
    2019 MassChallenge Awards – LOB 086

    2019 MassChallenge Awards – LOB 086

    The Language of Business went to the MassChallenge 2019 Cohort opening showcase in July. Host Greg Stoller spoke with MassChallenge Boston Managing Director Cait Reimers Brumme about the 2019 cohort competition. MassChallenge Boston awards over $1,000,000 to deserving startups.





    Host Greg Stoller with Managing Director Cait Reimers Brumme



    Then we chose three teams at random to hear their initial pitch. Last week we went back for the MassChallenge Boston 2019 Awards to see how they did. It turned out that we picked a winner.



    A $50,000 Gold Award winner was JobGet and we did a follow up interview with CEO Tony Liu about the whole experience and plans moving forward.





    JobGet CEO Tony Liu



    Our sponsor is Boston University Questrom School of Business



     

    • 17 min
    Cannabusiness Part Two – LOB 085

    Cannabusiness Part Two – LOB 085

    A Private Equity investor decides the place to invest is in cannabis. So they open a dispensary in Rhode Island and we’ll check it out. Then we go to the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission to get the legal lowdown from the guy in the corner office.



    In Part 2 of The Language of Business look at “cannabuinesss”...host Greg Stoller talks with Jeremy Bromberg, COO of CanWell LLC and Steven Hoffman, Chairman of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission.





    Host Greg Stoller





    Jeremy Bromberg, COO, CanWell LLC





    Steven Hoffman, Chairman, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission



     

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Customer Reviews

lah b ,

Kudos to Language of Business

An excellent intro to the world of startups and a ton of genuine advice from a wide array of experts that can apply across career fields. Recommended!

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Great Investment of Time

With so much available content to choose from, these podcasts are a terrific investment of time.....new ideas and helpful insights, reinforcement of conventional wisdom and much more. Engaging and easy listening. Really well done!

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Excellent intel for anone in business

Everyone in business needs all the help they can get. Here, Greg Stoller imparts wisdom based on experience as well as theory. You will walk away smarter!

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