Should businesses invest in research and what type of return should you expect? Dr. Christa Ward, a Qualitative Researcher and instructor at Texas State University, joins Jon to explain the value of research.
Business is ART host's Jon Umstead did not have a background in marketing commodity products such as his book, Business is ART and his business strategy planning and management software Plan Canvas, but has been learning a lot over the last several months.
Education is always a hot-button topic and Jon Umstead is getting into the fray, becoming an adjunct professor. Cam joins to discuss what changes Jon would make to his textbook and what education should truly mean.
It's no big secret - the success rate of strategy execution improves dramatically when employees are engaged. Employees are more engaged when they work in an environment that fosters creativity. But how do you do that? Michael Michalko shares his thoughts. Facebook Twitter
The cost of one wrong hiring decision can equal multiple times the base pay of the new hire. Is that just a cost of doing business, or can we do something to mitigate the risk? Dave Nast is on hand to tell us. Facebook Twitter
Arguments, finger pointing, and vitriol aren't productive anywhere, but in business, they put things at an unnecessary level of increased risk that climbs exponentially. Regardless of the size of your business or organization, knowing how to lead effective discussions is key. Facebook Twitter
Whether you are aware of it or not, if you have a business or run an organization, you are probably in the media business - and if not, perhaps you should be. Our guest Gresham Harkless explains. Facebook Twitter
In this 3rd and final segment, we review Chapter 6 of the book Business is ART - all about business planning. Plans are usually too complex and serve the wrong audience. Find out how they can serve you and your business instead. Camden Pierce sits in again as Jon's co-host. Facebook Twitter
In this second installment of a multi-part series, Jon and co-host Camden Pierce review Chapters 3 and 4 - Strategic Planning and Strategic Management. Key tip - avoid the big lie of insincerity. Facebook Twitter
It's been awhile since we've really talked about why this show and the book are called "Business is ART" and some of the concepts in the book itself. With our subscriber rate growing rapidly of late, we felt it was time to dust it off again. This is the first of a multi-part series. Facebook Twitter
What happens when you wake up one day to find your leader, mentor, and friend is no longer with you? Hernan Olivas shares the experience his team at O'Neil & Associates went through not so long ago, how they coped, and how they've learned to thrive afterward. Facebook Twitter
So you want to be an entrepreneur but you don't want to go through all of the pains associated with startups? You might check into Search Funds. Micah Dickson is on hand as our guest to explain what they are and how they work. Facebook Twitter