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Going Deep with Aaron Watson

Aaron Watson is the CEO of Piper Creative. On this show, you'll hear thoughtful, focused conversations with entrepreneurs, executives, and innovators. Guests include Nathan Chan, Kevin Kelly, Bill Peduto, Morgan Housel, Noah Kagan, Tucker Max, and Barry Ritholtz. This is the biggest business podcast in Pittsburgh.
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Nov 26, 2018

Kevin Sousa is the chef and owner of Superior Motors, an American restaurant that opened in July 2017 in Pittsburgh. It was named one of the World’s 100 Greatest Places by Time Magazine, a Top 10 best restaurant in the country by Food and Wine Magazine, and the best new restaurant of 2018 by Pittsburgh Magazine

 

The restaurant was partially funded through Kickstarter, setting a record for a restaurant by raising $310,225 to break ground

 

Kevin was previously the chef/owner of Salt of the Earth, Union Pig & Chicken and Station Street Food.

 

In this conversation, Aaron and Kevin discuss how his current successes have been informed by his failures, how Kevin’s work is tied to his interest in social progress, and the best ways to foster a team environment that supports everyone.

 

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Kevin’s Challenge; Don’t judge people.

 

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If you liked this interview, check out episode 146 with Bill Fuller where we discuss the Big Burrito Group, the Pittsburgh food scene, and how restaurants work.



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Nov 20, 2018

I solicited my friends for advice and wisdom they wish they had when they were 27.

Nov 19, 2018

Priya Amin is the cofounder of Flexable, a company that specializes in providing pop up childcare at professional & personal events, offices, and retail stores.

 

Priya discovered this need when she became a mother and realized she was missing out on networking opportunities and events because of her need for childcare. Together with previous guest Jessica Strong, she founded Flexable to solve the problem and create a more inclusive business community.

 

She holds an MBA from the University of Arizona, and previously worked as a product and brand manager at IBM and Nestle.

 

In this conversation, Aaron & Priya discuss how to hone your presentation skills, the founding story of the company, and how to create a more inclusive community.

 

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Priya’s Challenge; Find cool & innovative ways to be inclusive

 

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If you liked this interview, check out;

 

Episode 75 with Jessica Strong where we discuss Whetstone Workgroup & new models for coworking.

 

Episode 274 with Erica Peterson where we discuss teaching Moms how to Code.

 

Episode 50 with Ilana Diamond her role in launching & leading AlphaLab Gear.

 

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Nov 12, 2018

Kate Zarvis has been in the beauty industry since she was 15 and got a job washing hair. Now, she owns her own nail salon that is growing rapidly.

 

Hannah and I cam by her salon to learn about how she’s doing it.

 

Perhaps the most interesting idea we touched on was the difficulty technology will have in disrupting her industry.

 

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Kate’s Challenge; Stop comparing yourself to other people on social media.

 

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If you liked this interview, check out episode 349 with Bri Conley where we discuss how she’s built a specialty boutique off of Instagram and Snapchat.



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