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On today’s episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff is joined by co-host, Norm Pappas, president and CEO of Pappas Financial. To kick off the show, Norm offers six key tasks entrepreneurs should keep in mind to succeed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tune in to segment one below to learn those tips directly from Norm!
Jeff and Norm interview two entrepreneurs from the Detroit area who are achieving great success. Today, they’re speaking with Dave Alden and Steve Rundell.
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Dave Alden, chairman of Vistage, was at Ford for more than 30 years before deciding to become an entrepreneur in 2014. Vistage is a leading advisory and executive coaching organization for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
During the show, Alden talks about:
- What he does in his role at Vistage and what the company provides to its members
- How he helps people work on their businesses (versus in their businesses)
- Examples of how entrepreneurs can work on their businesses
- The three characteristics that Vistage members generally portray
- The process for becoming a member
- His journey from the corporate world to entrepreneurial world
Listen to the interview with Dave Alden below
Next up, Jeff and Norm chat with Steve Rundell, principal engineer at Explico Engineering, a scientific and engineering consulting firm specializing in accident reconstruction, biomechanics and human factors.
During the show, Rundell shares:
- What “forensic investigation” means
- How and why he chose this line of work
- Who hires Explico and the work they do
- A few of Explico’s most interesting cases
- How industry experts can break into this line of work
Listen to the interview with Steve Rundell below
We’ll be back next Saturday with an all-new edition of StartupNation Radio!In addition to weekly StartupNation Radio programming, tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m. for the WJR Business Beat. Listeners outside of the Detroit area can listen live HERE.
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Being an entrepreneur doesn’t mean that you need only your business-related things all the time. A dose of entertainment will definitely keep you refreshed and help you be more productive. The market is flooded with several entertainment products that will be suitable for tech-savvy entrepreneurs.
Entertainment essentials for entrepreneurs
Well, there are a slew of gadgets for entrepreneurs out there and we have curated some of the best ones that you should choose. As per experts, these gadgets could be best friends for entrepreneurs.
Fire TV Stick 4K Ultra HD with Alexa Voice Remote
The Fire TV Stick 4K Ultra HD with Alexa Voice Remote is one of the best and most powerful 4K streaming media sticks in the market. It comes with a WiFi antenna design that is optimised for streaming 4K Ultra HD video streaming. This media streaming stick also comes with ample storage space to store apps and games. The next-generation Alexa Voice Remote that comes along with this media streaming stick has all the necessary controls along with voice search capability, thanks to Alexa. With the Fire TV Stick 4K Ultra HD with Alexa Voice Remote, you can enjoy 4K Ultra HD, HDR, HDR+, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision right at your home.
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Apple AirPods Pro
For entrepreneurs who are always on the go, the Apple AirPods Pro could be a better option. It comes with active noise cancellation for the first time in the wireless earbuds segment, a feature that sets it apart from the competition in the market. The other attractive feature is the water-resistant build that makes it great while you are on the go as it can be used while walking in the rain too. Not to mention that Siri is always there to help with making calls on your iPhone, add events to your calendar and much more.
Click here to buy Apple AirPods Pro
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 Limited-Edition Soapstone
While black or grey is a standard colour in the over-ear headphones category, Bose made a difference with the launch of the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 Limited-Edition Soapstone. This new edition of the over-ear wireless headphones comes with a two-tone combination of white and copper. Talking about the features, it has four microphones, virtual voice assistant support with Google Assistant, and Alexa that can be accessed with a press of a button positioned on the right earcup. It has 11 levels of adjustable noise cancellation and a conversation mode.
Click here to buy Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 Limited-Edition Soapstone
Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker
Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker is a waterproof speaker that you can take along anywhere to start a party. It also has a battery that can last up to 20 hours of non-stop music and a connectivity range of up to 100 feet. The Ultimate Ears wireless speaker has a massive 360-degree speaker that can deliver intensely rich sound and comes in a bold and beautiful colour. There is a pair of 2-inch full-range drivers and has dual 2 x 4-inch passive radiators within a cylindrical enclosure. The other aspects of the Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth speaker NFC, an in-built microphone, and a companion app that is compatible with Android and iOS.
Click here to buy Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker
17.5″ Portable DVD Player
This portable DVD player flaunts a 15.6-inch HD swivel screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels is upgraded to relieve visual fatigue due to long-term viewing. It comes with a 180-flip feature and 270-degree rotation enabling extreme viewing experience. There is a 5000mAh battery that ensures up to 6 hours of continuous playing. There is a humanised function with an anti-shock capability, a simple operating system and large volume controls that can make it a perfect companion for kids and senior citizens.
Click here to buy 17.5″ Portable DVD Player
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