Entrepreneurialism in Society

The Future of Local Broadcasting

Tom Walker General Manager, MidWest Communications, talks about the future of local broadcasting, more specifically the electronic changes in radio communication.

The Future of Newspapers

Tim Kelley Digital Media Manager, Wisconsin State Journal, discusses the market trends, the business behind print media, and the current changes including consumer behaviors that need to be adapted for. He also gives examples of what is being done to move newspapers online.

The Wisconsin Economy and the Entrepreneurial Imperative

Jim Haney President, WI Manufacturers and Commerce, speaks about the state of the economy.

Entrepreneurial Education Initiatives for Vulnerable Groups

Kaleem Caire, the president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Madison, discusses educational opportunities for less fortunate students. He shares success stories from around the country and suggests ways of providing better education for young African American men.

Developing New Space: The Only Local Initiative - Ep. 660

Ruth Shelly, the executive director of Madison Children's Museum, discusses the museum's focus on using local people, using local products and using processes that involve the local community to create the new museum space.

Entrepreneurialism: A Family Affair - Ep. 652

Nancy Potter, founder of Potter's Crackers, shares her journey as an entrepreneur. She takes us through the challenges she faced as the former owner of the New Glarus Bakery. Potter discusses her Potter's Crackers venture with her son Pete and talks about her entrepreneurial family members.

Entrepreneurial Thinking in Retail Design - Ep. 639

Jim Carras, senior vice president of McDonald's Corporation, explains the entrepreneurial values at McDonald's and how they are reflected in decisions about location and redesign.

The Birth of an Idea and the Birth of a Company - Ep.636

Bobby Peterson, the executive director, and Erin McBride, the managing attorney at ABC for Health, discuss their social entrepreneurial business; a public interest law firm dedicated to working with families, helping people connect to healthcare and helping to negotiate within the health care system.

Entrepreneurship and the Arts - Ep. 633

Ben Sidran, musician and author, discusses the intersection of the arts and entrepreneurialism. He introduces his upcoming book, "There was a Fire: Jews, Music and the American Dream," and shares his experiences in the music business.

The Serial Entrepreneur - Ep.630

Matt Younkle, founder of TurboTap and Murfie, shares his passion for finding commercial outlets for new ideas. He discusses his successful business ventures and encourages students to start their own companies while they're still in college.

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