If you’ve ever been employed by a big company, or worked with the federal government, you’d know that (by necessity) these are the homes of bureaucracy. Bureaucracy is usually hostile ground for creatives and entrepreneurs.
On this edition of The Pitchwerks Podcast, Scot visits with Andrew Milisits - an entrepreneur who is so comfortable in these large environments that he can actually see pain points and opportunity. The two talk about custom software development, Bell Labs, and Andrew’s secret weapon for developing a winning solution.
Few people embody the spirit of this show as well as Brandon Womack, the Executive Vice President of Phazzer Electronics, the President and CEO of Homeland Intelligence and Protective Services, and the majority partner of Blue Line Training and Consulting. Brandon has five kids, three businesses and a wife...and if he didn’t have enough going on, he’s moving to Florida.
Devon Sioui is a celebrated visual artist from Ontario, who has moved on from working in the social media marketing space and made her art into her full-time job. As a working artist, she’s not afraid of art criticism, but she dreads writing the descriptions and artist statements that explains her work and its value to viewers, buyers and patrons.
Few people have interviewed and hired as many people as Joe Fink, who visits the Pitchwerks crew at the Epicast studios just as he himself is going through a change in his career. Joe speaks with Scot about his unique perspective as both hiring manager and employment candidate.
Topics include resume layout, personal branding and spray-on hair.
...but only after his “hippie” “woo-woo” “holistic” approach makes you more successful.
Coach Aaron Schiller came to eat cake and reveal objections...and he’s all out of cake. A Silicon Valley all-star, Aaron has worked with Facebook, AT&T and Yale University. He joins us by remote to talk about his emotionally intelligent brand of selling, and finishes up by offering his direct number and a free half-hour to our listeners!