Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do

We took the Cool Things Podcast on the road for episode #10. Attending networking events is often part of the life when you run a business. Thom Singer interviewed people in the Austin, Texas technology community at the Austin Tech Happy Hour.

This episode has several short interviews filled with quick tips from entrepreneurs, CEO's, tech company employers, bankers, etc... Listen in as they all share entrepreneurial stories and their advice on why it is important to network.

Direct download: CTED20010.mp3
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Lara Loest is the Queen of Show Notes for podcasters. She found need in a new and fast growing area and has created a niche business serving dozens of the top podcasts. She has also created a course, "Show Notes Made Easy", to help others understand how to make the best show notes in the business. Lara was great to chat with, please tune in and hear her story.

Direct download: CTED20009.mp3
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Mary Kelly, PhD, is a former Commander in the US Navy. She is now a professor of economics and finance at the US Air Force Academy and is the CEO of Productive Leaders. Mary has taken her 20+ years of active duty experience and now assists companies, government agencies, associations, and non-profits with leadership development and productivity skills. You will want to listen closely to her story and meaningful advice for entrepreneurs.

Direct download: CTED20008.mp3
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Michael O'Neal is the host of the highly successful "Solopreneur Hour Podcast". He has been working for himself for many years, calls himself "proudly unemployable". Join us for this lively discussion about the path to working solo.

Direct download: CTED20007.mp3
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Roger Courville, CSP, has founded several companies. He is now a leading specialist in the intersection of "trends & technology" and "connectorship". He is a speaker, trainer, author, consultant, and is a recognized expert on how to engage audiences via webinars. Join us in our conversation.

Direct download: CTED20006.mp3
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In 2007 Beth Zeisenis took the impromptu action of quitting her job. Without thinking it through she became a solopreneur. As a freelance writer, and later a conference speaker, she was suddenly responsible for every dollar she would earn. Over the past seven years she has morphed her career and she is now know as "The chick you call when you want to know if there is an app for that"

Direct download: CTED20005.mp3
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Patrick Henry graduated college and told his parents he was moving to Nashville to become a song writer. He earned hundreds of dollars, but that was not enough to live on, so he used his talents on stage to become a speaker and never looked back. With over 15 years of working for himself he has carved out a successful career.

Direct download: CTED20004.mp3
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Jessica Pettitt was stuck in traffic when she saw a sign on a building for the National Speakers Association. Not sure what that was, but looking for a new change, she pulled over and inquired about the business of speaking. That launched a new career. She never looked back and is now one of the most busiest seminar leaders and keynote speakers working today (and now serves on the board of the National Speakers Association).

Direct download: CTED20003.mp3
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Keeping your eyes open to opportunity is a key to being a successful entrepreneur. Join us as Mike Dilbeck, founder of Response Ability: The Revolution for Courageous Leadership shares his story of going from educational film maker to the leader of an organization that is working to change how people engage when they witness injustice in the world.

Direct download: CTED20002.mp3
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