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What's Working with Cam Marston

Release Date: 09/27/2021

Forester Charles Taylor Explains Carbon Offset Credits, the Need for New Forestry Talent, and Who's Making Money and How show art Forester Charles Taylor Explains Carbon Offset Credits, the Need for New Forestry Talent, and Who's Making Money and How

What's Working with Cam Marston

Forester Charles Taylor must keep up with the trends shaping the forestry business today. That includes carbon offset credits, the need for new talent and skilled workers, and the challenges of finding loggers and drivers. Forestry is a HUGE industry in Alabama and this is an important conversation.

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Jim Cox Talks Trends in the Wine Business and We Sample a Couple Goodies show art Jim Cox Talks Trends in the Wine Business and We Sample a Couple Goodies

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It's the annual holiday wine boondoggle. I invite Jim Cox to the studio to sample some great wines to consider for the holidays. He and his wife Carrie run Southern Napa Wines in Daphne, Alabama. We discuss the cool wines of the season, a huge sale of Napa property by friends of his, and sample some goodies. 

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REPLAY: Educator Blair Fisher Discusses the Boy Crisis in Education show art REPLAY: Educator Blair Fisher Discusses the Boy Crisis in Education

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REPLAY: Educator Blair Fisher discusses the alarming trend of boys performing poorly in school. I asked Blair a simple question after watching my daughter's graduation awards day last spring where about twelve girls won awards and only two boys and he offered insight and I had to get him on the air. I say with confidence this is probably the most important show I've done - this issue needs attention. It's a problem. 

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Chef Jule of Fairhope Chocolates - A Primer for High-End Chocolates Just in Time for the Holidays show art Chef Jule of Fairhope Chocolates - A Primer for High-End Chocolates Just in Time for the Holidays

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Chef Jule creates extraordinary chocolate delicacies in her shop in Fairhope, Alabama. Knowing nothing about high-end chocolate, she takes me on a tasting journey to teach me how her delicacies are made, offering insights on the ingredients she sources from across the US and Europe and even the cocoa trees in Madagascar. If you're looking for a perfect finish to a Thanksgiving meal, take a listen and let Chef Jule offer some delicious ways to cap it off with something truly exceptional. 

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Scott Tindle Patiently Explains Bitcoin and Blockchain show art Scott Tindle Patiently Explains Bitcoin and Blockchain

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Scott Tindle's gifts are that 1) he understands the world of blockchain and crypto currencies and that 2) he can simplify it enough to teach people like me what they are, how they work, and why they're important. His company sets people up for Bitcoin mining amongst other things. His name has been shared with me many many times as the resident expert and I finally sit down and begin my blockchain and crypto education. Know nothing about this stuff? This episode is the place to start. 

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Sandifer Wealth Works with Clients to Help Build their Future show art Sandifer Wealth Works with Clients to Help Build their Future

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Jamey Sandifer and Marc Salyers at Sandifer Wealth Management offer a variety of services designed to steward and grow client assets to create the future clients want for themselves. Jamey, Marc and their team offer a no-nonsense, family-feel approach to client services. In a topsy-turvy economy, Sandifer Wealth Management is predictable calm in an often unpredictable financial environment. 

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The High Pressure Job of Health and Safety Supervisor on a Major Motion Picture show art The High Pressure Job of Health and Safety Supervisor on a Major Motion Picture

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It's a rare workplace where one person getting Covid shuts down the entire operation. But that's life on the set of a motion picture. Emily O'Banion is in charge of preventing the spread of any illness on the set. She, along with local testing provider and support, David Lane of Coast Diagnostics, jump through high hoops and manage thorough protocols to keep the set illness free and the production on schedule. After all, the show must go on. 

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T. Bruce MacKinnon Teaches Us how to Dominate a Niche Market show art T. Bruce MacKinnon Teaches Us how to Dominate a Niche Market

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T. Bruce MacKinnon is the President of Elevator World, Inc. With offices across the globe, the HQ is in Mobile, Alabama where their team puts out several publications throughout the year focusing on the elevator industry. While the business of elevators is certainly interesting, what MacKinnon offers in our conversation is a tutorial on how to dominate a niche market - something which he and his family know quite well. 

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Author Stephen Cope on Discovering the Great Work of Your Life show art Author Stephen Cope on Discovering the Great Work of Your Life

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I have not been stirred by a book or a message like the one I discovered reading Stephen Cope's book The Great Work of Your Life. Many of my colleagues today search for work that provides meaning and purpose as they navigate the final third of their working career, myself included. Cope's book taught me what questions to ask and what types of answers to listen for. Enjoy this conversation.

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Chuck Thuss makes Compassionate Connections with Athletes in Transition show art Chuck Thuss makes Compassionate Connections with Athletes in Transition

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Chuck Thuss' career as a hockey goalie surged at Miami (Ohio) and then in the minors, including a gig at the Mobile Mystics. When it ended, Chuck struggled to find purpose - common among athletes at the end of their playing days. Now Chuck co-hosts a podcast with a former NHL player where they talk with athletes about their struggle to transition into life after athletics. Chuck also runs Compassionate Connection where he works with people of all types who simply feel lost. 

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I revisit some former show guests and learn how they used the pause in business caused by the pandemic over the past eighteen months to reinvent themselves. These entrepreneurs don't ever stop. Artious Walker and Smac's Shack Food Truck, Mary Beth Greene and MB Greene bags, and Chris Rainosek at The Noble South restaurant.