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If Dousic founder Brian Moore wrote an autobiography, it might be called "From Music to Technology and Back Again." Brian grew up in Greenwood, MS where he developed his love of music. Growing up in a deeply religious family with a minister for a father, he was not allowed to listen to the blues at home, but developed a taste for the genre, as well as soul and Motown, anyway.

  • Apr 28, 2021 8:30:00 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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In this episode of ae2, we talk to Product Development Consultant, Business Owner, and Author Don Reinertsen. Don works works with companies who are thinking about process improvement methodologies to apply to their product development cycle. More specifically, he helps people who are thinking about these various approaches in a non-critical way. For example, someone who read in an article or heard at a conference presentation that Method X will improve your product development process and then decides that's what his team will do. Almost inevitably, Method X fails.

That's when these people turn to Don.

  • Mar 17, 2021 10:15:00 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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A common challenge for our armed forces veterans as they transition out of the military and into civilian life is building their professional and personal network. Kymberli Speight, a former Air Force officer herself, recognized this problem and after a civilian career that included human resources, recruiting, and contract administration, she decided to become a career coach for military executives transitioning to the private sector. As a career coach, she noticed that while everyone recognized the importance of networking, people struggled in learning how to apply it.

This episode of ae2 explores networking and the inspiration for Kymberli's new book, I Need To Know You: How to Meet Ordinary, Extraordinary People and Improve Your Life.

  • Mar 2, 2021 9:45:00 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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If you’ve ever wanted to know what makes a great whiskey great, then this episode of ae2 is for you. For this interview, we left the office and traveled a little further into the Texas Hill County to Blanco, TX to chat with world-renowned whiskey expert, author of Whiskey Distilled, and master blender, Heather Greene. Greene has a diverse background when it comes to whiskey, and today, she is the CEO at Provision Spirits, the maker of Milam & Greene whiskies.

  • Feb 17, 2021 11:56:58 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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For many years, local artist Pat Chapman's beautiful talent was hidden out of fear. She began playing with art as a teenager and even spent time as an oil portrait artist in her thirties, but she was afraid that people wouldn't like her paintings. It wasn't until last year, after constant encouragement from her husband, that Pat truly embraced her gift and began taking classes and working with an art coach. 

This episode of Artists, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs (ae2) explores how Pat conquered her fear by surrounding herself with a community of artists and how she is giving back to that community.

  • Jan 28, 2021 10:41:51 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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Doug Sayer, Co-Founder of Premier Technology, joins us for episode 8 of Artists, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs (ae2). In the episode, Doug teaches us about the importance of specialized knowledge, a burning desire, and having an enormous stomach for risk when starting a new business.

  • Dec 1, 2020 10:21:00 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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Episode 7 of Artists, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs (ae2) introduces us to Douglas Ferguson, author of Beyond the Prototype and President of Voltage Control, a workshop agency that helps companies look past their current design processes.

  • Oct 13, 2020 10:51:25 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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Like many teenage boys in the 1980’s, when Daniel Robinson saw Top Gun, he had visions of one day becoming a real-life Maverick, flying planes at mach speeds. Unlike most Top Gun fans, Robinson actually turned that dream into a career that led to the creation of Red 6, a company that is now revolutionizing air combat training through advancements it’s made in augmented reality.

  • Aug 20, 2020 1:17:48 PM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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Episode 5 of Artists, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs (ae2) is a special one. In this episode, we have a conversation with our own founder, Paul Hiller, about how Hiller Measurements came to be.

  • Aug 11, 2020 8:50:41 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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In episode 4 of Artists, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs (ae2) we learn about going fast. Greg Gill, President of SRO Motorsports America, sits down with us to discuss the business of auto racing. SRO Motorsports America is part of a global group that organizes and promotes GT (grand touring) races internationally. 

  • Jul 1, 2020 8:15:00 AM |
  • Jeff Olsen

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