Podcasts (Business)

Brian Gaffney
May 23, 2017

On May 23, 2017, Brian Gaffney, retired CEO US and managing director with Allianz Global Investors, discussed the challenges he faced in integrating five independent asset management organizations into one and how he created organizational lift while avoiding the drag of disorganization at The Westport Library.

Sponsored by Bernstein Private Wealth Management & Patriot Bank

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5-23 Brian Gaffney.mp3


Mitch Kidd
March 8, 2017

Scott Lumby and Mitch Kidd, co-founders of Wellbuilt Co., lead a workshop that will cover the business challenges that a construction company faces in addition to the problems that every business faces. 

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Mitch-Kidd-3-8-17.mp3


Medicare 101
November 2, 2016

Lou Pelletier, a retirement and estate planner, discussed Medicare, which provides health insurance to all Americans over the age of 65. He'll cover the various options and programs that are available on November 2, 2016 at the Westport Library.

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Lou-Pelletier-11-2-16.mp3


Linda Van Valkenburgh
June 1, 2016

Executive career management coach Linda Van Valkenburgh discussed ways to improve your social media skills to position yourself for career search or to elevate your credentials and industry reputation on June 1, 2016.

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Linda-VanValkenburg-6-1-16.mp3


Crowdfunding Panel
May 25, 2016

A panel of product designers, developers, inventors, and entrepreneurs spoke about their experiences using crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo on May 25, 2016.

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Crowdfunding-5-25-16.mp3


Cliff Ennico
May 11, 2016

Attorney and author Cliff Ennico discussed the pros and cons of crowdfunding under the new SEC rules and regulations and his book, The Crowdfunding Handbook: Raise Money for Your Small Business or Startup Using Equity Funding Portals on May 11, 2016.

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Cliff-Ennico-5-11-16.mp3


Dorothea Brennan
May 10, 2016

Team facilitator Dorothea E Brennan, CMF taught strategies for creating "masterful" meetings that are efficient, effective and productive on May 10, 2016.

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Dorothea-Brennan-5-10-16.mp3


TJ Pridell
April 14, 2016

TJ Pridell, from ReferenceUSA, hosted an interactive lead-generation marketing seminar tailored to the Westport business community on April 14, 2016. 

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TJ-Pridell-4-14-16.mp3


Aya Beckles Swanson
April 12, 2016

Get the inside scoop on how to find funding and attract small business lenders from Aya Beckles Swanson, VP Community Lending at Community Investment Corporation from April 12, 2016.

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Aya-Swanson-4-12-16.mp3


Bill Gottlin
April 5, 2016

Bill Gottlin of Aspire HR Consulting LLC explained the definition of an employee and independent contractor, described the reasons for hiring independents and showed the risks involved in misclassifying independent contractors on April 5, 2016.

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Bill-Gottlin-4-5-16.mp3