Ask host Richard Lenz, and he’ll tell you a successful business needs a legal expert in its corner. This week he sits down with lawyer Marc Hershovitz to talk the importance of business-related legalities. Hershovitz, who works with companies both big and small, led the team of lawyers that obtained the largest trial verdict in Georgia history: $459 million. Hershovitz chats about his political background, shares legal advice for start-ups, and much more. This week “Lenz on Business” returns at its regular day and time, 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 on WSB Radio.
This week’s “Lenz on Business” airs at a special time: 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4 on WSB Radio. Host Richard Lenz welcomes Atlanta veterinary power couple, Drs. Will Draper and Fran Tyler. These college sweethearts joined forces in matrimony and business, eventually owning and operating The Village Vets, a trio of full-service animal hospitals. With locations in Stone Mountain, Decatur, and Buckhead, Village Vets’ business continues to howl with success. The good doctors tell us how they make it happen.
“Start Me Up” by the Rolling Stones is the “Lenz on Business” theme song, and it has special significance on the January 27 show. Brian Goebel, director of the Start:ME Accelerator Program at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, joins host Richard Lenz to talk about this 14-week business training program for promising local small businesses. And we hear from Start:ME graduate Lanard Atkins, owner and founder of Timeless EYEdentity, a full-service mobile eyeglass and contact lens company that works with the film and TV industry.
Our resident social media expert Mark Galvin returns to the program. Mark serves as CEO and founder of ePresence, which manages personal branding for professionals via social media. He talks more about the many intersections of business and social media. How can social media help strengthen a business, and how can it be troublesome? Galvin and host Richard Lenz dispense so much practical advice, you’ll be reaching for the virtual like button.
According to host Richard Lenz, the IQ level in the studio goes through the roof this week thanks to Dr. Jeff Rosensweig. Dr. Rosensweig, an Associate Professor of Finance and Director of The Robson Program for the Study of Business at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, has taught at both M.I.T. and Yale University, and once served as Senior International Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Known for his global trends research, Dr. Rosensweig talks about this and other topics including contemporary issues in finance and investments.
How does psychology intersect with business in the workplace? On Saturday December 30 host Richard Lenz learns about this and more during a visit from Dr. Melissa Williams, an Associate Professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. Dr. Williams, who works in the school’s Behavioral Research Lab, dives into an array of timely topics including power issues, interpersonal interaction, sexual harassment, and business hierarchy. And Dr. Williams explains how Emory University’s Goizueta Business School prepares tomorrow’s business leaders as they suit up for the real world.
On Saturday December 23, host Richard Lenz takes a look behind the curtain of Atlanta’s music industry with DJ Nabs, a legendary hip-hop DJ who played a part in Atlanta becoming a rap music mecca. DJ Nabs was handpicked by producer Jermaine Dupri and became an exclusive DJ for the So So Def label. He’s toured with top artists including Mariah Carey, Ludacris, and the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson. Nabs talks about creating a personal brand and thriving in the music world. As a bonus, we hear from iconic rock ‘n’ roll drummer Ringo Starr of The Beatles, who gives his own perspective of the music business.
Richard talks with Mark Galvin, CEO and founder of ePresence, which manages personal branding for professionals by focusing on social media. They’ll discuss topics including how technology can boost one’s professional identity, social media and politics, and business-related social media tips. “Lenz on Business” airs 6 p.m. Saturdays on WSB radio.
At 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, on “Lenz on Business” Richard J. Lenz talks with Andy Levine, founder and chairman of Sixthman, a successful, Atlanta-based travel company specializing in music- and pop culture-themed cruises.
A special preview episode of “Lenz on Business” airs 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, featuring Atlanta mayoral candidates Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood discussing business and politics in the Big Peach before Tuesday’s big election.