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The Language of Business integrates academics and real world experience to support, encourage and motivate entrepreneurs from their earliest stages through their growth phases and exit strategies. Entrepreneurs get insightful coaching and hands-on guidance through consulting services that are grounded in real world experience and academic instruction. Our articles, television and radio shows highlight emerging companies and business leaders while focusing on the issues needed to succeed in today's global market. Our academic programs provide students with the skills they need to thrive in a competitive marketplace. Learn more at: http://languageofbusiness.biz.

The Language of Business integrates academics and real world experience to support, encourage and motivate entrepreneurs from their earliest stages through their growth phases and exit strategies. Entrepreneurs get insightful coaching and hands-on guidance through consulting services that are grounded in real world experience and academic instruction. Our articles, television and radio shows highlight emerging companies and business leaders while focusing on the issues needed to succeed in today's global market. Our academic programs provide students with the skills they need to thrive in a competitive marketplace. Learn more at: http://languageofbusiness.biz.
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The Language of Business integrates academics and real world experience to support, encourage and motivate entrepreneurs from their earliest stages through their growth phases and exit strategies. Entrepreneurs get insightful coaching and hands-on guidance through consulting services that are grounded in real world experience and academic instruction. Our articles, television and radio shows highlight emerging companies and business leaders while focusing on the issues needed to succeed in today's global market. Our academic programs provide students with the skills they need to thrive in a competitive marketplace. Learn more at: http://languageofbusiness.biz.

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Episodes

The business of medical devices – LOB 039

10/16/2018
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Medical devices - not making them, buying and selling them. How does a knee replacement work? And who makes it? Growing a body part from your own body. It’s called regenerative medicine. Plus, how doctors can check your cardiac rhythm on the cloud. The Language of Business takes a deep dive into the world of medical devices. Greg Stoller talks with Nancy Briefs, CEO of InfoBionic; Bruce Blessington, medical device company executive; Jonathan Lieber, CFO of Histogenics; William Edelman,...

Duration:00:27:00

The business of dentistry – LOB 038

10/9/2018
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Taking pride in watching your best customer throw away your best product. When a dentist is designing a new office...who decides how to fill the cavity of space? The demographics of dentistry are changing: 50% of students entering dental school are female. Planning 5 years ahead for the well-being of your dentist...and your teeth. Getting your teeth cleaned sonically in only 30 seconds. The Language of Business drills down into the business of dentistry. Greg Stoller talks with Paul Paisner,...

Duration:00:25:06

Angel investing – LOB 037

10/2/2018
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The MLB Playoffs are here. Predict the outcome of every at-bat online, and don’t pay anything to play. Does 10% success mean getting 1 out of 10 right, or getting 10 out of 100 right? How does an Angel Investor find you? You go looking, that’s how. Solving a 60 year-old cocktail party problem: keeping background noises out and the conversation easy to hear. The Language of Business looks up to learn about Amgel Investing. Greg Stoller talks with David Caruso (no, not the CSI: Miami guy), COO...

Duration:00:24:09

Multigeneration family-owned business – LOB 036

9/25/2018
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How do you get the kids to join your multigeneration family-owned business when it’s not a business they’d necessarily be thinking about as a career? Like a folding box company. A 1904 bicycle parts company that now makes air-cooled engines. A printed circuit board company that turned into a spa. Imagine going to work and making flattened radiator fins. Greg Stoller talks with Anthony DiRico of Hub Folding Box Company; Michelle Boissoneau-DuPont of Lake Opechee Inn and Spa; John Stephenson...

Duration:00:23:05

Language of Business visits France – LOB 035

9/18/2018
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The Language of Business travels to France to look at the business climate there. Greg Stoller talks with Bruno Sejourne, Director of ESEMAP; Catherine Deffains-Crapsky, Associate Professor of Finance; Louis-Matar Gueye, student...all at the University of Angers.

Duration:00:25:55

MassChallenge – LOB 034

9/11/2018
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The Language of Business takes a deep dive into the world of MassChallenge, the job creation engine in Boston that became an incubator, then an accelerator. Then went global. You’ve heard about autonomous cars...what about autonomous boats? Ever find yourself agreeing to split the cost of something...but never collecting the other half? There’s an easy solution. What’s the key to success: being smart, being lucky, or mentorship? Greg Stoller talks with Mike LaRhette, President of...

Duration:00:40:00

Using PR firms – LOB 033

9/3/2018
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The Language of Business looks at using PR firms. Can doing your own public relations on social media work? In the middle of a business crisis, what do you do first? How quickly do you have to react? What if the story is fake news? How quickly do people forgive you when you tell the truth about a mistake? On this episode Greg Stoller talks with Brett Carney, CEO of Carney Communications; Janey Bishoff, CEO of Bishoff Communications; John Houle, CEO of JH Communications.

Duration:00:19:46

University entrepreneurship – LOB 032

8/28/2018
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University students with their own startups while still in school. Greg Stoller talks with Jehan Hamedi, CEO of Adhark, the only company that can produce data-driven marketing analytics; Michael Schraeder, CEO of Vaxcess Technologies, the startup that figured out how to make vaccines you don't need to refrigerate; Kate Aiken and Devin McMahon, Co-Founders of Lily Pad, the new menstrual pad technology; Aiden McLaughlin of indigo.in at Olin College of Engineering, solving engineering problems...

Duration:00:23:14

Nonprofits helping students – LOB 031

8/21/2018
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A way for kids from low income families to get cool back-to-school clothes...for free. 50% of college students have low credit scores due to student loans. Here’s some timely help. College students returning from the service can get free dorm housing at an Ivy. A network that helps families with sick kids make the best of it in the worst of times. The Language of Business looks at non-profits that help students. Greg Stoller talks with Mickey Cockrell, Executive Director of Catie’s Closet;...

Duration:00:24:06

Restaurant profitability – LOB 030

8/14/2018
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50% of new restaurants wind up closing. That also means 50% succeed and stay open. The Language of Business looks at four different restaurants - a national chain, a mom and pop shop, a place two high school friends opened in the middle of the great recession, and a fine dining spot run by someone who'd rather be carving a pig than checking the books. These interviews were done a couple of years ago for the TV version of The Language of Business. Of these four restaurants, two are still...

Duration:00:28:43

Disruptive technologies – LOB 029

8/7/2018
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A smartphone case you can customize every day. September 1st is the biggest move-in day of the year - here’s an easy way to find that new apartment. A household cleaning agent that’s 10 times more effective than bleach...and safer. The healthiest popcorn you can find. Greg Stoller interviews Steven Bock and Patrick Planche, Co-Founders of Swaponz; Ishay Grinberg CEO of Rental Beast; Sandy Posa; CEO of HCI/Force of Nature; Julie Lapham; General Manager of Popzup. ^

Duration:00:30:14

Financial planning – LOB 028

7/31/2018
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The difference between acquiring wealth and making it last through your retirement years. You can get financial advise from a money manager...or a banker. But what if the money manager works for the bank? Who are you really dealing with? What does beekeeping have to do with financial advice? Greg Stoller talks with Scott Stathis, CEO of Stathis Partners; David Macchia, CEO of Wealth2K; JP Pontbriand, Portfolio Manager of Salem Five Financial; Sean Tesoro, President of Salem Five Financial;...

Duration:00:21:05

Language of Business goes to Israel – LOB 027

7/24/2018
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You have a successful startup, then sell it...but continue to work for the new owners. Owning a company in Israel but with 100% of your customers in other countries. A financial investment business lets you in on how they decide where to invest. On this episode The Language of Business travels to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Greg Stoller interviews Raphael Ouzan, CEO of Billguard/Prosper Daily, Ido Sella, CTO of ECOncrete; Stacy Fassberg, CMO of Acumeny and Nachshon Pincu, CEO of Acumeny.

Duration:00:23:28

Seasonal Business – LOB 026

7/17/2018
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Summertime and business is great...if summer is high season for your business. What does a seasonal business do in the offseason? Language of Business host Greg Stoller interviews Jeff Hacker, Owner of Camp Cedar in Casco ME; US Olympian skier Pam Fletcher and brother Alan Fletcher, Marketing Director and Owner of Nashoba Valley Ski Area; Cindy Brown, CEO of Boston Duck Tours; Josh Misiph, President of the National Tailgating Association.

Duration:00:24:14

Evaluating risk – LOB 009

7/16/2018
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Every business idea carries a certain amount of risk. How much do you tell your investor about the risk? How do people in the energy industry deal with risk? Do analysts and investors react the same way when it comes to risk? How much do venture capital investors worry about competition? In this episode of The Language of Business, host Greg Stoller talks with experts in each area. Guests are Bill Contente of Gesmer Updegrove LLP; Bob Goodoff of Sea View Advisors, LLC; Christopher Mirabile...

Duration:00:00:09

Starting from scratch – LOB 025

7/10/2018
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At first, it wasn't working. Then a web site reboot quadrupled the business. Managing a lawsuit on the cloud...when you're not even a lawyer. Video games that are fun for your kids, and help them stay healthy. You're ready to say, "let's do this" for your weekend pickup game...but you don't have a gym to use. Here's someone to call. The Language of Business Podcast looks at businesses starting from scratch. Greg Stoller's guests are Jeannine O'Neil, Founder of JO Social Branding; Cash...

Duration:00:13:29

Starting from scratch – LOB 025

7/5/2018
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At first, it wasn't working. Then a web site reboot quadrupled the business. Managing a lawsuit on the cloud...when you're not even a lawyer. Video games that are fun for your kids, and help them stay healthy. You're ready to say, "let's do this" for your weekend pickup game...but you don't have a gym to use. Here's someone to call. The Language of Business Podcast looks at businesses starting from scratch. Greg Stoller's guests are Jeannine O'Neil, Founder of JO Social Branding; Cash...

Duration:00:26:57

Women on corporate boards…there are way too few – LOB 024

6/26/2018
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You're sitting in the corporate conference room...and you're the only woman at the table. Nationwide, women have only 20% of the seats on corporate boards. How much can a CEO control who's on the board? A business designed to change corporate culture in other businesses. In The Language of Business episode 24 Greg Stoller discusses the state of women on boards with Kathy Cuocolo, Financial Sector Board Director; Patricia Flynn, Professor at Bentley University; Bob Rivers, CEO of Eastern...

Duration:00:24:02

Small businesses that made it – LOB 023

6/19/2018
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A reversal of the movie "You've Got Mail." The little bookstore around the corner fought a challenge from a big box store...and won. She went from a one-woman brokerage to managing 700 million dollars in investments. Actually getting the keys to a candy store - your own. Greg Stoller interviews Dana Brigham, Co-Owner of Brookline Booksmith; Debra Brede, CEO of DK Brede Investment Management; Linda Gilman, owner of Indulge!

Duration:00:19:29

People care about Made in America – LOB 022

6/12/2018
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How a shirtmaker can afford to pay $12 an hour when workers in China are making $2.50 a day. Keeping "the girls" in place and comfortable. How much sun do you need? Here's how you can tell. A manufacturer who has made suits for every POTUS since Lincoln...and they speak 15 languages in the factory. All of it made in America. Greg Stoller interviews Bob Kidder, President of New England Shirt Company; Melanie Berger, Founder of Mariwear; Ed Likovitch, CEO of GoodLux Technology; John Martynec,...

Duration:00:50:26