On this week’s episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we kick things off with paralympic gold medalist Mallory Weggemann, one of the speakers at the 2020 TAG Summit earlier this month. She discusses how innovation in technology allows her to train harder and further her athletic career. Following that, we give you a preview of this week’s Atlanta Small Business Profile where host and small business expert, Ted Jenkin speaks with Stephen “Steak” Shapiro, Owner and CEO of Atlanta Eats.
Next up, we sit down Ernest Escobar, founder of Fanaticus XR, a social entertainment center and virtual gaming business that’s drawing more attention to digital experiences and the gaming world as a whole. Then, we speak with Nick Santora, CEO of Curricula, a cybersecurity awareness training platform designed to educate employees through story-based animated simulations using friendly animated characters and voice narrations. We wrap things up with New York Times best-selling author and psychologist, Dr. Paul White, who discusses setting workplace goals and expectations.
The Important Role Technology Plays in Creating a More Accessible and Inclusive Society – Mallory Weggemann, Paralympic Gold Medalist
ASBN was on-location earlier this month at the 2020 TAG Summit where host Jim Fitzpatrick spoke with Mallory Weggemann, keynote speaker, 2-time Paralympian and gold medalist in swimming. They discussed the incredible and innovative ways that technology creates more accessibility in the lives of individuals with disabilities. Watch Now
Atlanta Small Business Profile – Stephen ‘Steak’ Shapiro, Atlanta Eats
On this week’s episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, small business expert Ted Jenkin sits down with Stephen “Steak” Shapiro, Owner and CEO of Atlanta Eats. Boston sports radio station, WEEI, during which he adopted the stage name “Steak Shapiro”. As a producer for the station, he believed that he had the talent and moxie to actually be on the air and eventually, he got his shot in Atlanta. For Steak, making the transition from sports radio to TV host was not all that different in many ways… Watch Now
How Atlanta-Based Fanaticus XR Has Created An Immersive Gaming Experience For Fans to Connect
The gaming industry has continued to climb in revenue and popularity over previous years and has no intention of slowing down. Today’s entrepreneur is a gaming expert that has creatively stretched the imagination of virtual reality and asymmetric gameplay by providing a space where gamers can gather and be immersed in what they love. Ernesto Escobar is the founder of Fanaticus XR, a social entertainment center and virtual gaming business that’s drawing more attention to digital experiences and the gaming world as a whole. Watch Now
Atlanta Based Curricula is Making Cyber Training Experience Based and It’s Working
Team training exercises can take on many forms within various businesses. With the help of modern-day technology, team experiences such as these have made it easier to educate the staff members of small businesses and large corporations. Though technology has made it easier, understanding content such as legal information, documentation processing, or even cybersecurity can still be an unattractive and strenuous process to learn, until now. In today’s show, we speak with Nick Santora, the CEO of Curricula, a cybersecurity awareness training platform designed to educate employees through story-based animated simulations using friendly animated characters and voice narrations. Watch Now
How to Set Clear Expectations For Employees – Dr. Paul White
Whether personal or professional, creating expectations can prove to be beneficial and effective for reaching goals, hitting milestones, and setting high standards. However, as beneficial as setting expectations can be, they can also be detrimental if they’re unrealistic, improperly explained, or even assumed without official clarity. In today’s show, we speak with Dr. Paul White. Paul is a leadership trainer, a renowned psychologist, and a best-selling author with his latest book now available called “The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace.” Watch Now
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