OPSG 012: Jack McDonald – Becoming an Entrepreneur in Today’s World

Jack McDonald, Program Director for Executive MBA Program at Walden University and an independent consultant. Jack talks about how much more accessible information is in today’s world; which allows for entrepreneurs to make better decisions. He also touches on some things to know and think about for entrepreneurs who are launching a new product. Jack give his input about if social media has made marketing and adverting easier or harder over the years. Lastly, Jack talks about the Executive MBA program at Walden University.

OPSG 011: Mike Hofman – Orange City, Iowa

Mike Hofman, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce in Orange City, Iowa. Orange City is a small town of 6,000 in Northwest, Iowa. Mike touches a little bit on how he ended up in Orange City and how he landed his current job for the Chamber of Commerce. One of the latest projects that Mike and his team has created is an app called Orange City Iowa. The app focuses on activities, events, and restaurants in Orange City. Mike goes into more detail about this app and what the purpose and goals were for this app.