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Jason Speaks to Adam Parry, another EVENTREPRENEUR in Frankfurt, Germany. Adam is the Editor of www.eventindustrynews.co.uk (EIN) – a worldwide online news portal for the events industry. Adam is experienced in feature writing and journalism, Adam, over the last six years, has developed EIN into the dynamic ‘go to’ title for the events industry, building relationships with trade associations, suppliers, promoters and organisers – whilst delivering the perfect interactive platform for the market.
Adam is also the Co-Founder of the Event Technology Awards that, for the first time in the UK, recognised the use of technology across many event disciplines. Adam tells tells us his founder story, shares some secrets, some gripes, and his love for the events industry and fitness.
Adam’s email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackie Mulligan champion events in the North, speaker and founder of her own digital start-up ShopAppy.com shares her story and answers listeners letters. ShopAppy was founded by Jackie Mulligan, who loves shopping in her home town of Saltaire. She and many of her friends were worried about seeing many of the great local shops struggling because of the increasing competition from supermarkets and online shopping giants. She even saw some shops closing to become online sellers – leaving vacant shops in the town. Jackie explains “I realised how happy it made me feel to have these lovely shops so close by, and how enjoyable it was to shop locally where you could speak to shopkeepers about the products because they had chosen them and they had bought them. I also noticed that in the local shops, residents talked to each other, shopping local just makes us all feel more connected and happy. I called it feeling ‘shopappy’ because I am a cockney and always drop my H’s”
She also met lots of people who cared a lot about shopping local, but when they got home from work the shops were closed.
Jackie set about creating ShopAppy. Jackie is delighted that it is launched, she says “ShopAppy will give every independent in every local town a 24-hour shop window, doesn’t take commission on sales and encourages shoppers to look at what amazing things are on their doorstep. It is great to have convenience but it is also great when you feel good about where you shop. That’s what might make us all shopappy!”
Brian Cuban is an American attorney, author, and activist. He is often interviewed on Male Eating Disorders and a lawyer and activist in the areas of First Amendment issues and hate speech. Listen as Brian talks to Jason about addiction, family, love, acceptance, body dysmorphia, being a lawyer and his new book, “The Addicted Lawyer”. Find him on http://www.briancuban.com and @bcuban
What is a social media influencer ?
Who are they?
How does it work?
What should I know?
A personal episode. What is the true price of Entrepreneurship, although nobody told me this journey would be easy. But are you aware of the true cost? In this episode we talk the entrepreneurial hype and the brutality of reality.
Owner and Founder – The Pop-Up Hotel – Mark Sorrell talks to Jason Allan Scott on the show.
It’s really hard to find a really special and different festival experience.
‘But that’s just what the Pop Up Hotel provides to its new and returning guests – all the atmosphere of staying under canvas with the comfort and luxury of a boutique hotel.
‘When you return to the Pop Up Hotel or Motel site, tired and muddy, you can use the hot showers before visiting the pop-up restaurant or street-food area.’
We’re still not sure quite how a ‘street food area’ is that different from ‘street food in an area with a lot of food vans’ except the price-tag but the atmosphere, he says, is different:
‘You can sit out and soak up the calming atmosphere before retiring to your chosen accommodation,’ he says.
‘Having woken fully refreshed, you’ll be ready for whatever the day holds.’
Listen to him tell of his highs and lows and more only on The GuestList Podcast
Due to popular demand we are playing our interview with Bob Hecht
With more than 30 years of experience addressing operational, managerial and strategic issues involving information technology, including more than ten years in the European and international marketplace, Bob has a lot to offer our listeners so we wanted to give you another chance to learn from him before our next interview with this business advisor extraordinaire.
Bob’s expertise is building a strategy around a company’s business objectives and enabling the organisation to extract the highest business value from their investment. He has significant international experience and is skilled in dealing with the globalisation issues facing many companies. He has led and managed a variety of IT and business based initiatives for more than twenty international companies representing a wide range of products and services including publishing, food and beverage, textiles, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, retail, logistics, car rental and leasing, manufacturing, semiconductors, and financial services.His roles have included:
– Interim Chief Information Officer for six large multinational corporations
– Coach and transformation advisor to CIO’s and IT managers at companies in the food and beverage, semiconductor, airline catering, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and pharmaceutical industries in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East
– IT Master Plan development and execution , including mergers, carve outs, and separation
– IT operational transformation including reduction in IT operating cost and capital expense
– Structuring and negotiating IT outsourcing and off-shoring contracts
Listen now to this – the first RECAP of The Guestlist podcast
Tim Ferris and Jason Scott on the 4-Hour Workweek, 10 years ago #1 New York Times best-selling author Tim Ferriss, taught the world how to escape the 9-5, live anywhere, and join the new rich. Jason read the book on his honeymoon in 2015 and on this episode he talks to his wife about how the 4-Hour Workweek changed his business and his life. To paraphrase Tim, “You don’t want a million dollars, you want the lifestyle you think having a million dollars will get you. Jason now has this lifestyle getting to speak all over the world, write books, travel and help others make money and lose fat. I was working 60-80 hour weeks in events when I read The 4-Hour Workweek. Talk about a paradigm shift. Tim taught me to sever the mental connection between time and work. Once I started looking for ways to make money without spending my time–automating the process, I am proud to say that I am now able to make money with minimal time on my part. SPOILER ALERT! I made it down to just four hours per week!!
Scott talks at Europe’s Biggest Club for Corporate event professionals in London. He shares his talk with us on this episode : quoting Snoop, Dr.Dre, GaryVee, Instafluence HQ, Rules for success, take away’s on growing your social media and Biases that make you do and think
She has been recognised with an OBE in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list for services to technology and education, is included in the annual edition of Who’s Who and voted: onto the Wired 100 list, Tech City 100, BIMA Hot 100, one of the UK’s top 100 most compassionate business leaders (Salt Magazine), one of the top ten women in technology by The Guardian, top five influential women in IT by Information Week, into the top ten Tech Heroes for Good by NESTA, as one of the 25 most influential women in IT by Computer Weekly and one of 2014’s 50 most incredible women in STEM. Emma writes regularly for the British Press and on her own blog, speaks on radio and on television, is best known for her campaign: ‘Year 8 is too Late’ (encouraging girls into technology subjects) and insights into the social digital generation: the 97ers.