Connect and Collaborate - December 30, 2016 - Heartled Leadership

December 30, 2016

December 30 – Rick Barrera – Heartled Leadership
Rick Barrera joins us to share his network of incredible leaders and speakers from the Center for Heartled Leadership. His guest is Jim Hodges, who has an impressive medical background, and is currently working at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Jim has met many people in his career including the Dalai Lama. One thing that all of the fascinating people he’s met have in common is a natural curiosity and tend to be futuristic thinkers. Tune in to hear more riveting stories.

Connect and Collaborate - December 29, 2016 - Bill Symmonds, Global Pathways

December 29, 2016

December 29 – Bill Symmonds – Global Pathways

Jeff Wasden, President of the Colorado Business Roundtable hosts today’s show with a guest appearance from Bill Symmonds from the Global Pathways Institute. Bill explains why millennials no longer feel that the “American Dream” is a viable path for young adults, and what Global Pathways is doing to provide high-quality pathways for economic independence for all youths.

Connect and Collaborate - December 28, 2016 - Make-A-Wish Colorado

December 28, 2016

December 28 – Jeff Krebs and Lauren Beede - Make-A-Wish Colorado

Make-A-Wish Colorado helps to fulfill the wishes of kids facing life-threatening medical conditions. Jeff Krebs and Lauren Beede, Associate Directors of Philanthropy will talk with Justin Vaughn of Vaughn Law Offices, Kevin Mohr of Eide Bailly and Keith Barton of California Pizza Kitchen – all sponsors of the Make-A-Wish Wish Store event. The Wish Store is an annual Make-A-Wish Colorado tradition where approximately 350 wish children shop for holiday gifts for their family members.  Sponsors contributed financially and also provided volunteers to work the event. 

Connect and Collaborate - December 27, 2016 - WeatherCall

December 27, 2016

December 27 – Valerie Ritterbusch – Weathercall

Valerie Ritterbusch from Weathercall Services joins us to discuss Weathercall as well as facts about the Weather Industry, how much science is involved in the forecasts, and the advances in technology that Weathercall can provide to keep you safe in nasty weather. Tune in to hear some great stories at both local and national levels about life saving calls from the service Weathercall provides.

Connect and Collaborate - December 26, 2016 - COIN, Small Business Ecosystem

December 26, 2016

December 26 – Anna Ewing - COIN

Tune in to hear Anna Ewing, Executive Director of the Colorado Innovation Network, interview Kelly Manning, State Director for the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network. Kelly will discuss the state of Colorado small business ecosystem and the variety of programs the State SBDC Network provides to support entrepreneurs and grow Colorado small businesses. 

Connect and Collaborate - December 23, 2016 - Prodigy Ventures

December 23, 2016

December 23 – Stephanie Frances – Prodigy

Prodigy Ventures is a community based, social enterprise providing apprenticeships for young people who haven’t found success in traditional schooling or workplaces. Stephanie Frances is the heart behind the effort to create a craft coffee house, and to teach young people the craft, the business and more. Tune in to learn about this inspiring venture, then stop by 40th and Colorado to support this enterprise.

Connect and Collaborate - December 22, 2016 - Trump Administration Preview

December 22, 2016

December 22 – Kelly Sloan – Trump Administration Preview

Kelly Sloan, Government Relations Director for Olson Strategies joins us to discuss the contentious win of President-elect Donald Trump. As a political consultant, Kelly Sloan will walk us through exactly how a businessman can turn into a government official, and how he thinks the future president will succeed in office.

Connect and Collaborate - December 21, 2016 - Anthony Lambatos Footers

December 21, 2016

December 21 – Anthony Lambatos – Footers

Anthony Lambatos shares his perspective on creating a great place to work. His guest is Tamera Kleinberg, Serial Innovator and founderof Launch Street. We’ll discuss how innovation impacts engagement and employee satisfaction. Tamera will offer details on her IQE Assessment (Innovation Quotient Edge Assessment) and how businesses can use that information.

Connect and Collaborate - December 20, 2016 - Chuck Blakeman 3 to 5 Club

December 20, 2016


December 20 – Chuck Blakeman – 3 to 5 Club

Chuck Blakeman, Chief Transformation Officer and founder of Crankset Group introduces us to Kyle Matthews Chief Connecting Officer for Crankset Group and facilitator of the 3 to 5 Club. We learn about how entrepreneurs can use the 3 to 5 Club as an advantage for their business. Even CEOs need a safe place to say “I don’t know” when it comes to their company, and the 3 to 5 Club is your safe space.

Connect and Collaborate - December 19, 2016 - Bernadette Johnson, DrillingInfo

December 19, 2016

December 19 – Bernadette Johnson – Drilling Info/ Ponderosa

Bernadette Johnson from DrillingInfo joins us to discuss the leading SaaS and data Analytics Company which advises companies on decision support for energy exploration. We’ll discuss the many uses for their data, and how the oil and gas industry drives various revenues.