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The Free Enterprise Podcast

McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University

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The Free Enterprise Podcast

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McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University

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The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University.

Latest Episodes

Preparing to Launch a Business Successfully (w/ Dr. Princess Mokolo)

On this episode, Dr. Princess Mokolo shares reasons why startups fail and offers tips for preparing to launch your business successfully. Dr. Mokolo is an adjunct professor in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business at Houston Baptist University, a business coach in HBU's McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, and the founder of the Lucinma Women Development Centre in Lagos, Nigeria in 2004. The Centre has carried its mission of helping high school graduates, educators, the unemployed, and widows forward ever since. She serves as a mentor through the Small Business Administration’s SCORE program, which provides small business training through SBA offices. She was recently named the top winner of nominations across all categories and presented the Vigor Award 2018, recognizing her as the Humanitarian and Volunteer Hero of 2018 by Vigor Awards International. The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and prin...

24 MIN2018 OCT 18
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Preparing to Launch a Business Successfully (w/ Dr. Princess Mokolo)

How Pinnacle Forum Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed (w/ Chuck Bryant)

In this episode, Chuck Bryant shares how values-based peer advisory groups can help entrepreneurs succeed in the marketplace. Chuck is the Board Chairman Emeritus of Pinnacle Forum, an organization dedicated to encouraging and equipping influential leaders through confidential Forums, supported by a national network, to engage in personal and cultural transformation that honors Jesus Christ. In 1977, Chuck founded CL Bryant, Inc., a wholesale petroleum distribution company. With a team of 6 employees, with sales exceeding $4m in the first year. By the time he sold it in 2006, his company had grown to 150 employees and almost a quarter of a billion dollars in annual sales. He’s now focused on leading leaders across all sectors to unite and positively influence their entire cities. www.PinnacleForum.com The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Cente...

30 MIN2018 FEB 8
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How Pinnacle Forum Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed (w/ Chuck Bryant)

Entrepreneurship Lessons from the Rice Industry (w/ Milo Hamilton)

Milo Hamilton discusses trends and opportunities for entrepreneurs in the rice industry as well as valuable business lessons for entrepreneurs in any industry. For three decades, Milo Hamilton has covered the world of rice for his customers. For 18 years he bought rice for Uncle Ben's Inc., a Mars Incorporated company. And for the last 14 years, his company, Firstgrain, has published a weekly newsletter that advises sophisticated rice firms and farmers on the market and its relationship to everything else. Milo travels throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia sharing his expert message on the global rice market with these firms, farmers, associations, and bureaus. He holds agricultural economic degrees from the Universities of Missouri and Minnesota and is the author of the book, When Rice Shakes the World. www.FirstGrain.com The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initia...

37 MIN2017 OCT 19
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Entrepreneurship Lessons from the Rice Industry (w/ Milo Hamilton)

Starting a Biotechnology Company (w/ John Howell)

John Howell shares lessons from building his algae-producing biotechnology company.John is President of Tekmanna, a green biotechnology firm focused on growing the purest algae possible for nutritional purposes here in the USA. Previously, he was Founder and President of Light Process Company, a $12 million manufacturing firm named to Houston Business Journal 100 Fastest Growing Private Firms three years in a row. He has founded retail aquatic nurseries in two Texas cities. He teaches college courses in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, New Business Development, International Business, and General Management at Houston Baptist University. www.Tekmanna.com The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University. More information about HBU’s McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterp...

37 MIN2017 JUN 24
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Starting a Biotechnology Company (w/ John Howell)

How to Succeed in the Red Zone of Entrepreneurship (w/ Spencer Tillman)

On this episode, Spencer Tillman explains what it takes to overcome the pressures of entrepreneurship. Spencer is a sports broadcaster, former NFL player, journalist, business owner, churchgoer, devoted husband, and father of four daughters. An all-American running back for the University of Oklahoma, he started and ended his pro career with the Houston Oilers and in between played with the San Francisco 49ers, where he won a Super Bowl and served as team captain. For several years, he was the lead studio analyst for CBS Sports’ College Football Today.Today, he’s the President/CEO at Axiom Sports Productions Inc. and he’s also the author of the book, Scoring in the Red Zone: How to Lead Successfully When the Pressure Is On. The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University. Mor...

25 MIN2017 APR 25
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How to Succeed in the Red Zone of Entrepreneurship (w/ Spencer Tillman)

Developing the Next Generation of Principled Entrepreneurs (w/ Michael Player)

Why are entrepreneurship and free enterprise so critical for a flourishing society? Michael Player is the founding director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University.He is a Certified Entrepreneur Program Director from the esteemed Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; FastTrac NewVenture and FastTrack GrowthVenture Programs. He fully designed, orchestrated and obtained the start-up funding needed to launch and market the Center of Entrepreneurial Leadership at MidAmerica Nazarene University in January 2012 where he served as their Assistant Director over the Center. He has also taught at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, at their acclaimed Henry W. Bloch School of Management, Regnier Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Center for Entre...

24 MIN2017 APR 23
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Developing the Next Generation of Principled Entrepreneurs (w/ Michael Player)
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Latest Episodes

Preparing to Launch a Business Successfully (w/ Dr. Princess Mokolo)

On this episode, Dr. Princess Mokolo shares reasons why startups fail and offers tips for preparing to launch your business successfully. Dr. Mokolo is an adjunct professor in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business at Houston Baptist University, a business coach in HBU's McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, and the founder of the Lucinma Women Development Centre in Lagos, Nigeria in 2004. The Centre has carried its mission of helping high school graduates, educators, the unemployed, and widows forward ever since. She serves as a mentor through the Small Business Administration’s SCORE program, which provides small business training through SBA offices. She was recently named the top winner of nominations across all categories and presented the Vigor Award 2018, recognizing her as the Humanitarian and Volunteer Hero of 2018 by Vigor Awards International. The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and prin...

24 MIN2018 OCT 18
Comments
Preparing to Launch a Business Successfully (w/ Dr. Princess Mokolo)

How Pinnacle Forum Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed (w/ Chuck Bryant)

In this episode, Chuck Bryant shares how values-based peer advisory groups can help entrepreneurs succeed in the marketplace. Chuck is the Board Chairman Emeritus of Pinnacle Forum, an organization dedicated to encouraging and equipping influential leaders through confidential Forums, supported by a national network, to engage in personal and cultural transformation that honors Jesus Christ. In 1977, Chuck founded CL Bryant, Inc., a wholesale petroleum distribution company. With a team of 6 employees, with sales exceeding $4m in the first year. By the time he sold it in 2006, his company had grown to 150 employees and almost a quarter of a billion dollars in annual sales. He’s now focused on leading leaders across all sectors to unite and positively influence their entire cities. www.PinnacleForum.com The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Cente...

30 MIN2018 FEB 8
Comments
How Pinnacle Forum Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed (w/ Chuck Bryant)

Entrepreneurship Lessons from the Rice Industry (w/ Milo Hamilton)

Milo Hamilton discusses trends and opportunities for entrepreneurs in the rice industry as well as valuable business lessons for entrepreneurs in any industry. For three decades, Milo Hamilton has covered the world of rice for his customers. For 18 years he bought rice for Uncle Ben's Inc., a Mars Incorporated company. And for the last 14 years, his company, Firstgrain, has published a weekly newsletter that advises sophisticated rice firms and farmers on the market and its relationship to everything else. Milo travels throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia sharing his expert message on the global rice market with these firms, farmers, associations, and bureaus. He holds agricultural economic degrees from the Universities of Missouri and Minnesota and is the author of the book, When Rice Shakes the World. www.FirstGrain.com The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initia...

37 MIN2017 OCT 19
Comments
Entrepreneurship Lessons from the Rice Industry (w/ Milo Hamilton)

Starting a Biotechnology Company (w/ John Howell)

John Howell shares lessons from building his algae-producing biotechnology company.John is President of Tekmanna, a green biotechnology firm focused on growing the purest algae possible for nutritional purposes here in the USA. Previously, he was Founder and President of Light Process Company, a $12 million manufacturing firm named to Houston Business Journal 100 Fastest Growing Private Firms three years in a row. He has founded retail aquatic nurseries in two Texas cities. He teaches college courses in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, New Business Development, International Business, and General Management at Houston Baptist University. www.Tekmanna.com The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University. More information about HBU’s McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterp...

37 MIN2017 JUN 24
Comments
Starting a Biotechnology Company (w/ John Howell)

How to Succeed in the Red Zone of Entrepreneurship (w/ Spencer Tillman)

On this episode, Spencer Tillman explains what it takes to overcome the pressures of entrepreneurship. Spencer is a sports broadcaster, former NFL player, journalist, business owner, churchgoer, devoted husband, and father of four daughters. An all-American running back for the University of Oklahoma, he started and ended his pro career with the Houston Oilers and in between played with the San Francisco 49ers, where he won a Super Bowl and served as team captain. For several years, he was the lead studio analyst for CBS Sports’ College Football Today.Today, he’s the President/CEO at Axiom Sports Productions Inc. and he’s also the author of the book, Scoring in the Red Zone: How to Lead Successfully When the Pressure Is On. The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University. Mor...

25 MIN2017 APR 25
Comments
How to Succeed in the Red Zone of Entrepreneurship (w/ Spencer Tillman)

Developing the Next Generation of Principled Entrepreneurs (w/ Michael Player)

Why are entrepreneurship and free enterprise so critical for a flourishing society? Michael Player is the founding director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University.He is a Certified Entrepreneur Program Director from the esteemed Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; FastTrac NewVenture and FastTrack GrowthVenture Programs. He fully designed, orchestrated and obtained the start-up funding needed to launch and market the Center of Entrepreneurial Leadership at MidAmerica Nazarene University in January 2012 where he served as their Assistant Director over the Center. He has also taught at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, at their acclaimed Henry W. Bloch School of Management, Regnier Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Free Enterprise Podcast is the show that promotes individual responsibility, limited government, and principled entrepreneurship. This podcast is an initiative of the McNair Center for Entre...

24 MIN2017 APR 23
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Developing the Next Generation of Principled Entrepreneurs (w/ Michael Player)
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