July 31st, 2009 | 1 comment
This week, we bring you the stories of 4 women entrepreneurs and explore how men and women approach business. Find out why women are starting businesses at a higher rate than men and how women stay true to their values as the companies they lead show excellent financial results. Listen to the Full Episode | [...]
July 24th, 2009 | 2 comments
This week we’re examining how businesses can expand and stay strong even in rough economic times through the cooperative model. In time of diminished trust in remote corporate and financial institutions, co-ops provide a model for how to increase the level of trust in every level of business relations. From consumers knowing that their dollars [...]
July 17th, 2009 | post a comment
This week, we’ll talk with regional winners of Small Business Administration awards for outstanding small businesspeople in several different categories from all over the country. Each of our guest has been honored in different fields and in different regions, but by listening to their stories together, we’ll explore the most important and consistent elements that [...]
July 10th, 2009 | post a comment
This week, we’ll examine ways that large and small companies can maintain sustainable practices for combining sustainable practices with a for-profit business model. First, we’ll talk to two entrepreneurs from sustainable start-ups and then hear about a new initiative by one of the world’s largest corporations to be greener by building smarter technology. Listen to [...]
July 3rd, 2009 | post a comment
This week, we explore the marketplace and culture of youth sports. How are adults and our broader national culture of competition impacting childhood development? How can youth sports help kids grow up to be successful? We’ll lay out some of the challenges facing youth sports today and then talk to some innovators in the field [...]
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