Creating Buzz with Akron Honey: An Interview with Wesley Bright
October 18, 2016
Hosted by Jody Padar and Liz Gold
Meet Wesley Bright. You may recognize him from his appearance on LeBron James’ new reality show, Cleveland Hustles. Grounded in community building and social responsibility, Bright is the founder of Akron Honey Company, which makes raw urban honey and now, innovative skin care products. In this episode, we talk with Wesley about his experience on Cleveland Hustles -he ended up turning down an investment from the show-, how that impacted his business, and what is next for the company.
Let’s Get Radical
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Small business owners and creative freelancers, get ready. Let’s Get Radical is not your typical business radio show. Jody Padar and Liz Gold take a peek into your company’s financial underwear drawer with an insightful and compassionate eye. You’ll get tips and tricks, strategies and guidance and straight talk on how to get more radical with your practices and policies and reap the rewards. They talk technology, tools, attitudes and passion. They interview those who have done it and are learning to do it now. They talk about how business is changing and operating from the mindset of abundance. This show is for small business owners and creative freelancers like you who are looking for answers with a radical approach and fun. Jody and Liz dislodge the stodgy and energize you to take your business, whatever you do, to the next level.
Jody Padar and Liz Gold
Let’s Get Radical is hosted by Jody Padar and Liz Gold. Jody is the CEO and principal of New Vision CPA Group, a public accounting firm and author of The Radical CPA: New Rules for the Future-Ready Firm. Liz Gold is the founder of Rhino Girl Media, a communications and media company for radical business people and creatives.
Jody is one of the accounting profession’s foremost thought leaders advocating for progress and innovation in the business world. Jody brings her expertise in the area of taxation, small business accounting and consulting to all her customers while adopting best practices for cloud technologies. Jody has been named among the "Top 100 Most Influential to the Profession” for the last five years by Accounting Today and was named as one of 2015's Top 10 Money and Finance Writers on LinkedIn’s inaugural Top Voices list.
Liz has been a writer and editor for nearly 20 years, covering everything from art, small business, corporate culture, recruiting and retaining talent and technology. She is a former senior editor of Accounting Today and the co-founder of Accounting Tomorrow, a blog focused on intergenerational workplace issues. More recently Liz spearheaded the PR activity, brand messaging and thought leadership at a top-25 accounting firm. She works with a variety of clients and businesses of all sizes, helping them to find their voice and bring their essence out into the marketplace through compelling content.