Final Friday at Fast Start Studio July 25, 2014 Michael Sawitz, John Bradley Jackson, Christopher Wright and Dr. Deborah Ferber
Critical Mass Radio Show presents Final Friday LIVE at Fast Start Studio. Our expert panelists included Michael Sawitz, founder of Fast Start Studio; John Bradley Jackson, Director of CSUF's Center of Entrepreneurship; Christopher Wright, Senior Commercial Capital Advisor with Capital Direct; and Dr. Deborah Ferber, professor at Brandman University and managing partner with Lodum, Sanchez, & Colmenares. Our guest panelists enthusiastically discussed the topic: Why do so many early stage companies fail?
Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Orange County and Managing Partner as the Bascom Group, Jerry Fink joined our program to talk about his experience as a finalist for this prestigious business award. Jerry also share some of his experiences as an entrepreneur and what new start ups should consider when creating a new business.
Robert Hunt, forum leader at Renaissance Executive Forums, Dallas, TX joined us in the studio to share with us his experiences with the organization. Robert talked to us about what his chapter in Dallas is currently doing to help its members of CEO's and executives create a better work/life balance along with the impact of fear and its effects on your business.
Lois Tiller, CEO of Go EB-5 joined our program to talk about her newest venture into supporting growing businesses and connecting people with businesses internationally. Lois also talked about her experiences as a boomer entrepreneur and how boomers have different values and goals as oppose to generations before and after them.
Welcome to the world of social media! Social media specialist and founder of Turn Up the Volume, Raleigh Gerber joined our show to discuss with us the growing trend for using social media to help grow middle market companies. Raleigh talks to us about the power of social media and how important it is to utilize this brand strategy in todays market.
Nancy Lerner, President of Otherwise Incorporated joined our program to talk to us about how important it is for a brand or marketing campaign to be relatable to its target audience. Nancy joins us from Chicago, and takes us through a typical client process when helping them create a brand strategy.
Michael Hughes, owner of the Holiday Barn, joined our show to talk about the success of his premiere pet resort. As a family owned and operated business since 1972, Holiday Barn's success has be attributed to distinct core values that the business focuses on in order to provide its clients with top notch services.