Episode 123: John Morris, Ohio Valley Assoc. of Builders and Contractors

January 29th, 2016

It's amazing how important one nail or screw can be. Consider how many screws hold up one wall cabinet in your kitchen, then weigh all the dishes that get stored there. Then imagine one out of every 4 screws in your kitchen disappearing. That's a simplistic analogy for what the construction industry is facing right now. No, not a shortage of screws, but a shortage of workers. Tune in to John Morris of Ohio Valley Association of Builders and Contractors and Cathleen Snyder of Strategic HR to find out what it's going to take to fill the pipeline of future builders.
BTW, if you're a business that needs to fill positions in the construction industry, take advantage of this upcoming hiring event that is specific for contractors and builders. March 2 at Cintas Center (Xavier). Costs $75 to exhibit and last year there were 200 attendees. Use the link below to go to the registration page.    http://bit.ly/1SkPqkB
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Episode 122: Jarrett Baston, Triumph Strength & Conditioning

January 24th, 2016

So much of our world is based on the idea of competition. We want the gold medal, the trophy cup, the championship ring. But arising from the very competitive world of sports and athletic excellence is a term "personal best".  Jarrett Baston, co-founder of Triumph Strength and Conditioning, located in Florence, Kentucky uses that idea as the groundwork behind the training programs, customer service and goal to creating a community that is all about "personal best". Robynn Anton of RGA Creative, joins us to co-host with thoughtful and useful tips about how to communicate the unique qualities that can make your business stand out from the rest. 

(Here's a slideshow from Triumph Strength & Conditioning. The intro is the first 52 seconds then the story begins at 53 seconds.)

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Episode 121: Joe O’Gorman / Aaron Banfield, Full Throttle Indoor Karting

January 17th, 2016

Our guests, Aaron Banfield and Joe O'Gorman, have started and grown a company inspired by their love for racing. But creating a successful adrenaline-charged entertainment venue took more than passion and a 50,000 square foot facility. Tune in as Tom Moore of Formidable Asset Management co-hosts and find out the story behind Full Throttle Indoor Karting.  And if you're curious to check it out you can find details on their Winter Enduro Series - a 6 race event Sunday January 24, 2016. Sign up HERE
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Episode 120: Matthew Dooley, Kapture

January 10th, 2016

How many times have we said "there should be a doohickey to keep track of my socks". Or "I wish someone would make a whachamacallit to combine leftover energy from half used batteries into rechargeable ones." We all imagine a better widget or app to do something that we think the world needs or would enjoy. Our guest, Matthew Dooley has gone through the journey to take an idea from concept to consumer. Tune in to hear his experience. Our resident IT/ Tech guru, Jason Redwine co-hosts. Click here for a Kapture Youtube video.

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Episode 119: Robin Throckmorton, Strategic HR

January 3rd, 2016

What's the secret to reaching and serving more customers or having a business where people LOVE to work? Robin Throckmorton, owner of Strategic HR Inc. and the winner of 2015 at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber WE Celebrate Annual Awards joins us to share the experience, the work and a bit of the glory. No glass ceiling here.  Tune in. 

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