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Benjamin Franklin started a knowledge revolution in business. 

 


Even if you have a bad boss, if you drop your "baggage" and approach each day with a fresh start, you'll thrive and do better at work.  

 


Use story telling to make a connection brand and consumer that goes far beyond the product, far beyond that moment -- and lives with the consumer.


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Businesses have a moral imperative to see employees as more than a commodity sourced at cheap cost.

 


Welcome to Behind the Story, a program where we take you straight to the source. In this episode we’ll talk about mobile businesses. Now you may think of food trucks – like the ones peppered along university parks – when you hear the phrase ‘mobile business.’  But being mobile isn’t just about offering that late-night taco fix…it’s increasingly become a platform to provide a convenient means for other goods and services. In this episode of Behind the Story, we explore the world of Mobile barbershops. After a story on the businesses we’ll hear from two barbers from Kileen that have made the mobile jump. 


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Was Thomas Edison an inventor, or more of an entrepreneur? 

 


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Marlene Reed spends much of her time writing published cases for journals and textbooks. She teaches ethics in her classroom using those stories, which are based on real-life experiences from interviews of people who have been faced with difficult decisions. 

 


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Companies are taking a more proactive approach to encourage healthy lifestyles for their employees.

 


Founder and CEO of Falkon Ventures Kyle Ballarta, uses biology as a model to help design an improved, sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem. Ballarta says you can have both purpose and profits, resulting in a win-win for everyone involved – the entrepreneur, the investor and the community. 

 


 

While we are witnessing the increased wealth in China and up-and-coming India, post-Apartheid Africa is where business opportunity is among the hottest in the world. 

 


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