It’s no surprise that every year, people leave Long Island. Studies show that 67% of people between the ages of 18 and 34 plan to leave Long Island in the next 5 years. Is there a way to end this “brain drain” and inspire our youth to invest in Long Island for the long term? (more…)
Each year, countless young people leave Long Island. In fact, 67% of people between the ages of 18 and 34 say they plan to leave Long Island in the next 5 years. What can we do to stop this so-called “brain drain” and get our youth to invest in Long Island for the long term? (more…)
Think about all the forms of entertainment you enjoy each day. If you are like 32% of Americans, podcasting is one of those forms. Today there are more than 750,000 active podcasts, with topics ranging from politics to business and everything in between. Starting a podcast is a goal of many, and it has tremendous business potential. (more…)
Social media. Websites. Podcasts. These days, everything is available and consumed in a digital format. It should come as no surprise that customers have gone digital in how they shop. My guest today knows how creating a digital marketing strategy can help you achieve your business goals. She has literally written the book on the importance of a digital strategy. (more…)
“What if?” Is there a worse question to ask? My guests today think so. They have made this mindset their mission, inspiring others to bring their ideas to life. As part of their mission, they hosted the first ever STATTfest to raise funds for those looking to thrive on Long Island. (more…)
Do you have an idea for a business, song, or a piece of art? Are you finding it difficult to make it a reality by yourself? Though you may not realize it, you aren’t alone. Each year, countless great ideas are thrown out, simply because the person with the idea had to go it alone. Building a support network is vital, and having people by your side can inspire you to take that first step. (more…)
They say that nothing in this world is accomplished alone. The biggest business successes came about because someone had not just an idea, but a network of people to make it work. The power of community is a major thing in the business world, and it can mean the difference between sleeping on an idea and bringing it to life. (more…)
We could all learn something from the business icons of yesterday and today. But before we learn from them, shouldn’t we know who they are?
On this special edition of The Profit Express, I sit down with one of my favorite guests to test his knowledge on the world’s biggest success stories. My guest is improv comedian Scott Baker, and he is here to play “Guess the Business Icon.” Listen in and see if you can figure out the clues!
If you missed Part 1 of my chat with Scott, you can download it here.
An Entertainment Revolutionary
Love television and movies? You’re not alone. At :08, Scott guesses which business icon has revolutionaized the way that the world is entertained.
Changing the World of Auto and Tech
Listen at 5:17 for Round 3 of Guess the Business Tycoon. This round’s icon was born in South Africa, and is the longest-tenured CEO of any auto manufacturer around the world.
One of the World’s Wealthiest
Can you name some of the world’s wealthiest people? At 8:20, I test Scott’s knowledge on this very topic. This round’s icon is one of the richest people in the world. He has also pledged to give away 99% of his wealth when he dies.
The King of Candy
What’s in a name? Listen at 11:20 for the next round of clues. Scott was almost stumped by this famous candyman, who was born with the middle name of Snavely. This business icon also purchased a ticket on the Titanic, but a business emergency made him cancel his plans.
A Fashion Icon
One of the most successful business icons in the world got her start selling fax machines door to door. At 14:12, Scott tests his knowledge on this self-made billionaire.
How many icons were you able to name?
If you liked my chat with Scott, download more episodes of The Profit Express to help you on your road to success.