Tim Healy is the host of the business podcast “The Profit Express.” Check back every Wednesday for the latest interview with the biggest entrepreneurs, authors, sales professionals, and celebrities in business today.

Guess the Business Icon with Scott Baker

Guess the Business Icon with Scott Baker

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.

Joseph Michelli: Lessons from Airbnb

Joseph Michelli: Lessons from Airbnb

Every aspiring business owner dreams of achieving major success like that of Amazon, Target, and Google. My guest today knows the challenges that go into achieving this success. His newest book profiles Airbnb, a company that went from startup status to a value of more than $38 billion in just over 10 years. Its success is unparalleled, and lessons from Airbnb highlight the importance of building trust, belonging, and meeting customer needs.  (more…)

Joseph Michelli: The Human Touch in Business

Joseph Michelli: The Human Touch in Business

We all want to feel like we belong. Making customers feel like they are part of something is becoming increasingly important in nearly every industry. My guest today knows all about this importance. His newest book profiles Airbnb, a startup that has grown to a $38 billion value in just over 10 years. Its success is unparalleled, and its story offers lessons on the human touch in business that apply to any 21st Century company. (more…)

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