Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly and get on with improving your other innovations.
– Steve Jobs
Happy Friday folks! Do the right thing and get the weekend started with this episode of the Wintrust Business Lunch. Blue Sky Innovaton’s Andrea Hanis kicks off this packed show with a look at Peanut Butter. No, we’re not talking about the condiment, we’re talking about a new startup that helps millennial grads pay off their debt. She’ll also talk about TextNinja, a new app that’s trying to prevent people from texting and driving.
We’re going to follow that with a question for you. How motivated are you at work? Well, Tom Gimbel, the CEO and Founder of the LaSalle Network, joins the show with some great advice about how he keeps his employees motivated. At the end of the day, a happy employee is a productive one.
Later, Ilyce Glink of Think Glink Media and John Byrne of the Glencoe Media Group come on the show with some some tips about how you can prevent marketing mistakes. Don’t commit random acts of marketing! Ilyce and John also host the Monday Morning Marketing podcast on WGN Plus. It’s your one stop source for all things marketing, and you can find it here.
Social media expert Scott Kleinberg wraps it up with a look at how Facebook makes us sad. Dislike. Also, there’s a lot of problems when it comes to sharing passwords. Hopefully, Scott can finally convince you to stop giving your Netflix password to all of your pals. We’ll have all that and more on this episode of the Wintrust Business Lunch!