It’s spring, and we all want to enjoy the warm weather and a cold drink, too. But let’s face it — we don’t all want to carry a heavy cooler full of ice everywhere we go. That gave 5 Clemson students drinking warm beer before a football game, an idea. On this BrandBuilders Podcast, the guys from Kanga explain their journey from class project to Kickstarter to campaign to an appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank with their invention — simply designed to find an easy and affordable way to keep your beer cold.
When someone as famous as Darius Rucker — from Hootie and the Blowfish — decides to change gears and become a solo act, he’s going to build a team of musicians he can believe in. One of those musicians, guitarist Quinton Gibson, is from the Carolinas, just like Rucker. On this BrandBuilders Podcast, we hear about life on the road with one of the 90’s coolest cats, and what he’s doing in his life at home here in Charlotte, too.
A home purchase is one of the biggest expenses you’ll ever have in your life — second, maybe to your college education or your kids. But it also can build equity, so it’s important to make a good investment. Where do you start? Our next guest on the BrandBuilders Podcast has some answers. Will Mullinix of Lawn & Mullinix Mortgage shares his insights about how to plan for that big step into home ownership.
One-size-fits-all rarely fits more than a few people, whether it’s clothes, athletic training, or leadership coaching. Ben Wilhelm uses that philosophy of working with individual strengths as managing partner of Unscripted, his executive consulting company, Ben shares with the BrandBuilders Podcast his tailored approach to getting employees motivated for the team.
Spring is in the air — along with the pollen— but that still has us ready to get outdoors after so much cold & rainy winter weather. It’s hard to argue that North Carolina golf courses aren’t some of this season’s favorite destinations. And anyone who loves golf knows one of the best, and “most storied,” courses in the world is right here in North Carolina at Pinehurst. Eric Kuester of Pinehurst Resort and Country Club tees it up with the BrandBuilders Podcast and the coming season.
Cam Marston is the President and Owner of Generational Insights which provides clients the link between the generational and demographic shift in the workplace and marketplace. He’s also the host of his own podcast, What’s Working with Cam Marston. Cam provides specific actions which change the way businesses sell, market, manage, and lead, all while throwing in some big doses of humor to make the pill easier to swallow.
In an age where we can have endless information at our fingertips around the clock and from around the globe, how do you make sense of it all? Especially, if some of it is in a different language or many different languages? Babel Street is a data analytics company that works to do that in more than 200 languages, and can chart social media in 18 major world languages. VP Clem McDavid shares the insights Babel Street can learn from all of this data, and social media monitoring worldwide.
Parenting a special needs child that is all grown up, is a different kind of challenge. Dick Sesler realized his adult son needed the same kind of social interaction and skills-building as many young, special-needs children, but with fewer services available. On this BrandBuilders Podcast, he shares the story behind Camp Blue Skies — a 5-day, 4-night camp for kids over 21 who still want to play and make friends.