“This is Capitalism: CEO Stories”, the intersection of the free market and entrepreneurial success stories. Here we speak with leading CEOs, academics, philanthropists and up and comers on their contributions and perspectives on the American economy. This podcast is a part of “This is Capitalism”, a branded content series sponsored by Stephens Inc., aims to educate and inform the public about the free market. Stephens Inc. is a full service investment banking firm headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. Since its inception in 1933, privately held Stephens Inc. has served a broad client base which includes corporations, state and local governments, financial institutions, institutional investors and individual investors throughout the United States and overseas. For more information, visit www.stephens.com or www.thisiscapitalism.com. Member NYSE, SIPC.
Ron Jaworski, CEO and Co-Founder of Trinity Audio
Patricia O’Connell interviews Ron Jaworski, the CEO and Co-Founder of Trinity Audio about how a website can be “audified,” how audio increases the stickiness of a website, and some of the other use cases of audio powered by AI.
Beverly Behan, author of Becoming a Boardroom Star
Patricia O’Connell interviews Beverly Behan about boards. They discuss Beverly’s books, her work with boards and directors, and her advice for newly recruited directors who want to become stars in the boardroom. Beverly’s experience with boards and directors has given her the knowledge of what makes a board run and what makes a star director, and she shares bits of that knowledge in this interview.
Ramy Gafni, Founder and CEO, Ramy Cosmetics, LLC
They discuss how he began in law school but realized his heart was in beauty school, how he started his career in photoshoots and retail and moved to an upscale salon until cancer and chemotherapy changed his appearance and cost him his job. Ramy discusses the steps he followed to continue receiving an income, including opening a private studio, creating a product line for cancer patients, and writing two books on beauty, how he won over a manufacturer and landed his first cosmetic client.
Mac Gardner, CFP®, Author, and Founder at FinLit Tech
Patricia O’Connell interviews Mac Gardner about FinLit Tech. They discuss Mac’s two books, and how his career in financial planning led him to write these educational books and start FinLit Tech to promote financial literacy for children. Mac discusses the lack of financial education in the American education system, the tremendous cost to society of financial illiteracy, and the role parents can play in providing financial literacy for their children.
Nick Childs, Filmmaker, and Co-Founder at DIRT
Patricia O’Connell interviews Nick Childs about DIRT. They discuss what the company does, why it was started, how it relates to Nick’s earlier careers, and how biometric neuroscientific testing can help you connect deeply with your audience through content that reaches them emotionally.
Nick Araco, CEO of AchieveNEXT, and Tom Stewart, Chief Knowledge Officer
Patricia O’Connell interviews Nick Araco, CEO of AchieveNEXT, and Tom Stewart, Chief Knowledge Officer, about AchieveNEXT and recent data they have collected from middle-market CHROs and CFOs regarding where they see business heading for the rest of the year.
Thanks to Warren Stephens for doing this. I love the entire series. Everyone could benefit from hearing these.
Not enough info about savings at Wal*Mart
This podcast does not deliver near enough information on CAPITALIZING on savings at my local big-box retailer, which is Wal*Mart, the home of low prices. Please, in future episodes, feature information on savings available to me, the American consumer, at my closest Wal*Mart store. Thank you god bless you goodbye.