entrepreneurship

  • Recognizing and avoiding unconscious bias

    Howard Ross, founder of Cook Ross and partner at Udarta consulting, discusses why unconscious and conscious biases aren’t just wrong, but also major disadvantages when it comes to hiring and working with talent and other businesses.

  • Staying on the good side of the IRS

    Two things in life are inevitable: death and taxes. To learn more about how to make at least the latter a little easier, we spoke with Ebong Eka, entrepreneur and tax expert as well as president of Ericorp Consulting.

  • Keeping up corporate social responsibility

    Mary Robinson, entrepreneur and founder of Capacity Partners; and Shannon White, partner at Guidehouse, discuss the various ways that companies and corporations can be a net positive for the communities, and have a purpose and aim beyond just making a profit.

  • Making money by switching to solar

    Benjamin Colbert, founder of City Renewables, discusses how his business helps homeowners and companies convert their buildings to solar power, and how they can even make money by doing it.

  • Moving from private sector to charity work

    Bradley Freedman, management services director for the Salvation Army, discusses the skills that carry over from working in a business to working in a nonprofit, and the striking differences between the two.

  • Helping government leverage AI tools

    Nick Weir, challenge manager for SpaceNet at In-Q-Tel’s CosmiQ Works lab, discusses how his project crowdsources AI solutions for government applications.

  • Why cybersecurity has an open-source solution

    Michael Shinn, CEO of Atomicorp, discusses how open-source software can provide important and useful solutions for cybersecurity problems in the cloud and on a wide range of other cyber applications.

  • Why success is in your sphere

    Zvi Band, author of the new book Success is in Your Sphere, discusses how maintaining healthy relationships that go beyond just transaction can help propel your life and business to new heights, especially in the D.C. region.

  • Building your product mindset

    David DeWolf, CEO of 3Pillar Global, discusses his new book, The Product Mindset, and how best to tackle being a product-based company, even in the government sector.

  • The strengths and weaknesses of capitalism

    On this EXTRA episode, Jason Grumet, founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center; Michael Farren, fellow at the Mercatus Center; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK discuss the ways that politics and lobbying have soured peoples’ expectations, experiences, and opinion of capitalism.