July 29 – Patrick Kelly – Change Point Consulting We’ll discuss generational differences in the work place, specifically the traits of millennials and how employers can better engage with this much-talked-about group to prepare them manage business in the near future.
July 28 – Jeff Krebbs – Make – A – Wish Colorado Make-A-Wish Colorado helps to grant wishes for children going through challenging medical treatments. Jeff Krebbs, Associate Director of Philanthropy and Alyssa Welch, Director of Wish Granting will talk with some Colorado companies that contribute their time, talents and treasure to help with Wish Fulfillment.
July 27 – Carol Carter – Global MindED Carol Carter, Founder and CEO of Global MindED joins us to tell discuss the success of the latest Global Minded Conference in June and plans for 2017. We’ll also discuss constructive ways to address and transform the impact of current events, mass shootings, cultural differences and terrorism in our interconnected world.
July 26 – Rick Barrera – with Lori Bachman of MentorShift Rick joins us once again to share his network of incredible Heart Led Leaders. Lori Bachman, speaker and author of MentorShift. Rick and Lori will discuss the importance of professional mentoring, reverse mentoring and some strategies to making mentoring more effective. Tune in to learn how to get targeted articles about mentoring to make a difference in your workplace.
PADT Stratasys 3D Printer Road Show Norman Stucker, Colorado Manager for PADT joins us LIVE from the Stratasys J750 Road Show in Denver, exploring the world’s first full color, multi-materials printer and hear from Additive Manufacturing experts. We’ll talk with professionals from various manufacturing industries to discuss how 3D printing is transforming the way we develop medical products and even touch on the futuristic concept of bio printing.
Robert Cresanti – International Franchise Association
Robert Cresanti, the President and CEO of the International Franchise Association,will join us to discuss Colorado’s franchise industry. Denver is a hotbed of franchisors - there are nearly 40 franchise companies headquartered here including some major, popular names. We will talk about franchising as a business option.
Today we're talking with Paul Bergman, Director of the United States Commercial Service - Denver Export Assistance Center. His guest is Denver Mayor, Michael Hancock, joining us to discuss his vision for Denver as an international city. They'll discuss the focus on access to non-stop international flights to DIA and Denver's ability to attract international business relationships. We will also talk with Laura Jackson, Senior Director of Air Service Development and Aviation Research with Denver International Airport, about Denver's place in the international community as it relates to adding international flights.
Paul Bergman, Director of the United States Commercial Service – Denver Export Assistance Center introduces us to key players in Denver who help make exporting easy and profitable for businesses of all sizes.
Greg Bashaw – Microbusiness Alliance
Greg Bashaw introduces us to Rob Smith is Executive Director of Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute. RMMFI focuses specifically on taking an aspiring entrepreneur from a difficult background and taking them through a detailed “boot camp” to the point where they pitch their idea to a group of investors. Many, many over the years have received investment $ and gone on to do some incredible things.
Stephanie Veck – Workforce Development Council
As one of COBRT’s partner agencies, CWDC Joins us monthly to discuss progress in growing our state’s talent pipeline for a strong future workforce.
Anthony Lambatos – Footers Catering
Anthony Lambatos shares his experience running a second generation business, and his unique perspective on company culture. Anthony’s guest is Lynnell Epp,President of Plumb Marketing.