Business/Economics

The Niche Entrepreneur - Ep. 346

Gail Ambrosius Owner, Gail Ambrosius Chocolates

Gail Ambrosius speaks about opening her first chocolate shop on the east side of Madison in 2004. She discusses how she got established, some opportunities she came across, and some of the challenges of opening her own business in the specialty niche market.

The Successful Entrepreneur -- Why it Matters - Ep. 339

Michael Levin Chairman and Founder, New View Technologies

Michael Levin was president and CEO of the Titan Industrial Corporation for 15 years before founding the e-Steel Corporation in 1998. His accomplishments and work qualifies him to talk about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and why it matters.

Pandemic Preparedness - Ep. 321

Vicki Bier Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering, UW-Madison

Professor Vicki Bier talks about the impact the pandemic flu has on school closures and business closures as well as the impact it has on the working poor. Lastly she explains how to protect yourself and your community as well as get more information.

UW Students as Entrepreneurs - Ep. 302

Chris Klundt President, Study Blue

Co-founder of Study Blue, Chris Klundt speaks about entrepreneurialism and his internet business involving study tools and resources for college students.

Healthy Lifestyles in a Multicultural Community - Ep. 300

Shiva Bidar-Sielaff Director of Community Partnerships, UW Health

Shiva Bidar-Sielaff looks at the cultural components that play a role in views on healthcare. She discusses potentially successful interventions to improve the health and well-being of a culturally diverse community.

Entrepreneurial Thinking Among Non-Profits - Ep. 294

Elizabeth Carey, Chief Operating Officer, The Alliance for Children and Families

Senior vice president of The Alliance for Children and Families, Elizabeth Carey explains what entrepreneurial thinking is when used in nonprofit organizations as well as why they are pursuing this. She gives examples of nonprofit social services agencies that have used this and outlines resources available.

Arts and Entrepreneurialism - Ep. 295

Megan Blake-Horst, Gallery Manager, Absolutely Art

Meghan Blake-Horst is the gallery manager for a community-based art gallery on the east side of Madison called Absolutely Art. Her gallery showcases affordable art and stresses the importance and impact of buying locally.

An Eco-Entrepreneur's Story Midstream - Ep. 289

Sonya Newenhouse, President, Madison Environmental Group, Inc.

Dr. Sonya Newenhouse, founder and president of Madison Environmental Group as well as the car-sharing organization called Community Car, discusses her personal life, her career path, and her connection between entrepreneurialism and the green movement.

Understanding The Financing Behind Projects - Ep. 290

Tom Still, President, Wisconsin Technology Council

Tom Still discusses the opportunities available for financially starting up great ideas from entrepreneurs.

What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur - Ep. 284

Laurie Benson, President, Inacom

Laurie Benson goes through exploring hope and dreams in a way to become the most successful as possible.

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