loader from loading.io

Fear of Failure Drove Alan Clark to Grow His Father's Security Firm - DSI Security - into a 33 State Enterprise

What's Working with Cam Marston

Release Date: 08/14/2023

A Career In Home Improvement in Front of the Camera & Mic. Danny Lipford of Today's Homeowner Removes His Tool Belt show art A Career In Home Improvement in Front of the Camera & Mic. Danny Lipford of Today's Homeowner Removes His Tool Belt

What's Working with Cam Marston

started in TV in Mobile, Alabama, taking calls in the studio about home repairs to fuel his home remodeling business. Upon announcing his retirement, Danny's was broadcast in nearly every TV market in the nation and over five hundred radio stations. His media empire grew through lots of hard work and through a genuine appreciation by his audience. Danny's viewers and listeners liked him. Trusted him. And his from the airwaves leaves a big hole in millions of listeners listening and watching agenda. But the streaming world - a new profit center - has found Today's Homeowner and he'll be with...

info_outline
What Does Your Accent Say About You? How Important Is It to Your First Impression? Professor Paul Reed and I Discuss. show art What Does Your Accent Say About You? How Important Is It to Your First Impression? Professor Paul Reed and I Discuss.

What's Working with Cam Marston

is the Distinguished Teaching Fellow in the Department of Communicative Disorders. Despite the heady title, he's easy to talk to about accents and the impressions they make on others. I read a quote from him in  magazine and had to reach out. As a guy that travels a lot, I hear many accents and I have been told many times "you don't sound like you're from Alabama." Paul explains where my accent may have gone and why, and what we think about people when we hear other's accents. Fun, fun conversation.  Show Sponsors: Find Cam Marston's book - What Works: The Ten Best Ideas...

info_outline
Plastic Surgery Is Evolving Quickly. Dr Chris Park Shares What's New. show art Plastic Surgery Is Evolving Quickly. Dr Chris Park Shares What's New.

What's Working with Cam Marston

Only 187 medical students nationwide graduate into platic surgery any given year. It's an elite field and those that populate it are constantly curious about new procedures, new products, and better outcomes. epitomizes this and continues to bring the newest technologies and treatments to his practice. "You'd be amazed," he said, "what we can do now that we couldn't do a short time ago. You'd be amazed by how non-invasive our treatments have become."  Show Sponsors: Find Cam Marston's book - What Works: The Ten Best Ideas from the First Two-Hundred Episodes on . 

info_outline
Managing and Controlling the Vital Documents of Our (And Our Family's) Lives. Martha Underwood Invented a Solution. show art Managing and Controlling the Vital Documents of Our (And Our Family's) Lives. Martha Underwood Invented a Solution.

What's Working with Cam Marston

father fell when helping a neighbor clean up after a hurricane. He was in Florida and for a while he was incapacitated. Martha, in Birmingham, needed access to his documents that are so important in critical moments like this but...where were they? Her story is not unfamiliar. We all have documents that family, doctors, accountants, lawyers may need at critical moments. Martha has a background in technology and has created a safe place to hold documents with secure access to chosen people called . Hear how it works and what it could mean for you and me. This month's deep dive.  Show...

info_outline
Stanford Professor and Kaiser Permanente Hospital Executive Robert Pearl discusses AI and the Future of Medicine show art Stanford Professor and Kaiser Permanente Hospital Executive Robert Pearl discusses AI and the Future of Medicine

What's Working with Cam Marston

AI was predicted to change medicine a long time ago. Little happened. believes that time has come. A author, a , Stanford professor, physician, and former leader of The Permanente Medical Group in California and then leader of the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Robert Pearl has unique insight into healthcare due to the transformations he's led in both organizations. AI is now learning on its own, and Dr Pearl predicts this ability is what will begin a truly radical healthcare transformation. This is worth a listen to greater understand AI's impact, its ramifications, and what you can...

info_outline
Doing What You Love and Trying to Get Noticed: Kate Teague is Fighting for Attention In the Nashville Music Scene show art Doing What You Love and Trying to Get Noticed: Kate Teague is Fighting for Attention In the Nashville Music Scene

What's Working with Cam Marston

is committed to making music. She can't help it; it's what she does. She lives in the hyper-comptitive music scene of Nashville where every street corner has an aspiring musician or singer-songwriter trying to get noticed and make it big. Kate is doing the things necessary for her career to catch on fire, from performing to writing to shooting music videos (featuring her non-actor father in a role to save money) to keeping a regular job to pay the bills. How does one get the attention in the Nashville music scene? You'll enjoy hearing Kate tell us and how struggling musicians find a way to...

info_outline
If You Could Pick a Career Based in What you Enjoyed and What You Were Good At, What Would You Do? show art If You Could Pick a Career Based in What you Enjoyed and What You Were Good At, What Would You Do?

What's Working with Cam Marston

Friend of What's Working, , is back to update us on his journey. After selling the family business about sixteen months ago, Brent had the luxury to spend time and consider . Not ready to stop working, Brent evaluated what he liked doing and what he was good at and made his decision. Hear how he assessed his talent and made his choices and what lessons you and I can take from his journey.  Show Sponsors: Buy What Works: The Ten Best Ideas from the First Two Hundred Episodes at . 

info_outline
"Begin." A Simple Message from Consultant, Author, and Business Leader Joe Calloway.

What's Working with Cam Marston

It's simple. To do anything you must begin. understands that one of the many barriers to success for an entrepreneur or any business leader is simply to get started. To begin. We can create lists of reasons to delay, to wait, to push off till tomorrow. Success, however, starts no other way than to begin. Meet Joe Calloway. Hear his enthusiasm. Let it take hold. And lets all...begin. Show Sponsors: Find my book outlining the ten best ideas through the first 200 episodes of "What's Working," called What Works, at . 

info_outline
AI + Logistics. Shashank Rao Leads Auburn University's Harbert College of Business in Combining the Two show art AI + Logistics. Shashank Rao Leads Auburn University's Harbert College of Business in Combining the Two

What's Working with Cam Marston

AI is changing everything it touches. Why not supply chains and logistics, too? leads teams of students working with companies to combine the two in unique ways. Shashank gives me some insights into the projects they're working on and what the results have been and how AI will continue to impact logistics. It's fascinating stuff to an outsider like me. To Shashank and his team, though, it's just another day at work. Shashank, by the way, is the Jim W. Thompson Professor at the Department of Supply Chain Management at . Show Sponsors: Buy my book on Amazon.com. 

info_outline
Bringing a Better Beef to Your Table - Joey Mason of Mason Hills Farms Saw A Need for a High-end, Premium Product show art Bringing a Better Beef to Your Table - Joey Mason of Mason Hills Farms Saw A Need for a High-end, Premium Product

What's Working with Cam Marston

Not being beholden to tradition or industry norms has helped Joey Mason make a premium provider of beef for the discerning consumer. His cattle are grass fed and grain finished on his own farm near Grand Bay, Alabama. Never farming before, Joey has learned the business from the ground up, from how to prepare the cattle to how to process and package them to retain the best flavor in the meat. He's now selling it direct to the consumer and is adding a line of ready to cook burgers. And with the scraps? A premium dog food. Joey (like his cattle!) is all in. Show Sponsors:

info_outline
 
More Episodes

Started by a retired sheriff hired to protect construction on a nuclear power plant near Dothan, Alabama, DSI Security Services now has operations in thirty-three states and 5400 employees. Alan Clark is chairman of the board. His father was the retired sherrif and his two sons are now involved in the company. Alan cites solid customer relationships who wanted DSI's services in their new locations around the country as one of the fuels for his growth. Another is his fear of failure. He had to take care of the company his father started and find enough work to employ his sons. 

Show Sponsors:

Get a copy of What Works: The Ten Best Ideas from the first Two Hundred Episodes on Amazon.com.