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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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Jun 24, 2019

We had a guest no-call/no-show. No fun.

 

HP & I made the best of it by recording a podcast reflecting on Piper Creative being 18 months old, our hardest days of the process, and how great our team is.

 

Hope you have a lovely day.

Jun 17, 2019

Zak Slayback returns to the podcast after a 317 episode hiatus. He’s here because he’s ready to help even more people with his new book, How to Get Ahead.

 

It builds off of Zak’s talk at the 2018 Going Deep Summit where he laid out his framework for building a great career from scratch.

 

Zak is a career building expert and a Principal at Peter Thiel-backed 1517 Fund.

 

He was one of LinkedIn’s most influential voices on education in 2015 and has been published in Newsweek, the New York Examiner, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Christian Science Monitor, the Foundation for Economic Education, among others.

 

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If you liked this interview, check out episode 241 with Michael Gibson where we talk about the vision behind 1517 Fund and episode 226 with Ed Latimore where we discuss his writing, boxing, and pathway into running an online business.


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Jun 10, 2019

Barry Young used to be a pharmacist. Now he makes vodka and rum.

 

In this interview, you’ll hear how Barry transitioned out of corporate life, what makes some vodka better than others, and why he’s so passionate.

 

Barry’s company, Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries, is based in Glenshaw and has been around for about 10 years. Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka was awarded the Chairman’s Trophy from the Ultimate Spirits Challenge - the beverage industry's most coveted award.

 

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Barry’s Challenge; Buy a stranger a drink the next time you’re out.

 

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If you liked this interview, check out episode 232 with Christian Simmons where we discuss disrupting state liquor stores, Christian’s humble beginning in sales, and how to run a great retail location.



Underwritten by Piper Creative

Piper Creative creates podcasts, vlogs, and videos for companies. 

 

Our clients become better storytellers. 

 

How? Click here and Learn more.

 

We work with Fortune 500s, medium-sized companies, and entrepreneurs.

 

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Jun 3, 2019

Kurt Schnieders has served as CIO of DICK’S Sporting Goods, L Brands and ING Latin America and worked internationally in corporate America for 35 years. As a steward of digital revolution in large organizations, he has overseen the creation and launch of websites taking in over 1 billion dollars in annual sales.   

 

Throughout his career, he has provided executive leadership, business strategy and technology solution delivery across multi-cultural landscapes, working in Dubai, India, Australia, Brazil, Argentina and Amsterdam.  

 

In this conversation, Aaron and Kurt discuss a career in IT, how drastically things have changed, and what the future might hold.

 

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Kurt’s Challenge; Read something different.

 

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kurt@dickersoncreative.com

 

If you liked this interview, check out episode 340 with Craig Markovitz where we discuss building a business valued over $250M, university technology transfer, and hard truths about entrepreneurship.


Underwritten by Piper Creative

Piper Creative creates podcasts, vlogs, and videos for companies. 

 

Our clients become better storytellers. 

 

How? Click here and Learn more.

 

We work with Fortune 500s, medium-sized companies, and entrepreneurs.

 

Sign up for one of Piper’s weekly newsletters. We curate links to Expand your Mind, Fill your Heart, and Grow your Tribe.

 

Follow Piper as we grow

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