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Season 10: Making sense of the freelance economy. Host, Dennis Wisco, interviews business leaders and influencers who present greater insight into the current freelance economy. Past guests of the show include chief executives of publicly-traded ...more

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April 07, 2020 01:00:21
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Managing Credit During an Economic Crisis feat. Rod Griffin

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Establishing good credit is a critical part of navigating the 21st century culture, whether you are a business owner, entrepreneur, or rabid consumer. However, many Americans are still in the dark when it comes to their credit scores and general financial well-being. In this episode, host Dennis Wisco speaks with credit expert and passionate financial wellness educator, Rod Griffin, who currently serves as Experian’s Senior Director of Consumer Education and Advocacy, to divulge critical tools to the mastering of the language of consumer credit, considerations of risk management, and tips to help folks plan for the future. Rod Griffin has worked at Experian for 23 years. This extensive history with the same company makes Rod not only an expert on the organization’s structure and culture, but also on a breadth of topics within his position, such as public education, public relations, community involvement, and government affairs. Rod’s consistency has helped to grow the company from a small organization with a single-digit number of employees to a large multinational group with offices spread across the globe. Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas, Rod is a keen communicator and considers educating the public at large on personal finance management among his favorite initiatives at Experian. Experian is a multinational consumer credit reporting company that collects and aggregates credit data to create a bigger picture of consumer trends for individual consumers, small businesses, and industry leaders. In addition to providing marketing, data analysis, consulting, and more to help businesses reach their full potential, Experian offers a wide range of consumer-centered services, such as generating credit reports and scores, providing identity theft protection, and wrap-around services to help better ...

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April 01, 2020 00:35:18
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Ridesharing Has Plateaued. Agree or Disagree. Feat. Harry Campbell and Jonah Bliss

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Over the past decade, Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft have shifted the role of ridesharing from cool to necessity within the modern movement economy. However, as TNCs start to expand their services - through e-scooters, e-bikes, and even public transit connectivity - dynamics within their user base, driver pool, and overarching business models are, in turn, affected. In this episode, host Dennis Wisco speaks with ridesharing expert and entrepreneur Harry Campbell, and CoMotion MIAMI’s Jonah Bliss, to answer the ever-looming question: Has ridesharing plateaued? Entrepreneur and ex-aerospace engineer Harry Campbell is the founder of TheRideshareGuy.com, a blog, podcast, and YouTube channel dedicated to reaching rideshare drivers and enthusiasts alike to serve as a platform for drivers to connect and share their experiences. Always having been drawn to uncovering the inner-workings of our modern world, Harry studied aerospace engineering at UC San Diego and then worked for six years at Boeing. After a while, Harry realized a yearning to embark upon his own entrepreneurial endeavors and entered the gig-economy. When Harry started driving for Uber and Lyft in 2013, he quickly realized that there’s a lot more to getting people safely from Point A to Point B. Harry started blogging about his experiences and conversations, and TheRideshareGuy.com was born. In addition to his dedicated content on TheRideshareGuy.com, Harry continues to write for top tech publications, like WIRED, Forbes, Fusion & Business Insider. His first book, “The Rideshare Guide,” was published in 2018. Since then, Harry has continued to work on creating educational content and reference materials to help new drivers navigate the industry. The Rideshare Guy was founded in 2014 and has quickly grown into a thriving community ...

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March 24, 2020 00:15:39
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2020 Subaru Ascent | 2012 Subaru Impreza WRX STI | MARKETPLACE

[vc_row][vc_column width="4/5"][vc_column_text] Want to know what is a good deal on a brand new 2020 Subaru Ascent lease or looking for a used car gem? Welcome to Marketplace by Wisco Weekly. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/5"][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1551208959067{border-left-width: 2px !important;padding-right: px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;border-left-color: #d3d3d3 !important;border-left-style: solid !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1551209510648{margin-top: -100px !important;}"][vc_custom_heading text="Related Episodes" font_container="tag:h4|text_align:left|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1551212450918{margin-right: 5px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;padding-right: 5px !important;padding-left: 5px !important;border-bottom-color: #d3d3d3 !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}"][vc_column_text] Uncertain times, independent contractors, delivery services 2020 update on why the car biz still has a future USC Racing Aztec Racing [/vc_column_text][vc_facebook css_animation="flipInX"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="4/5" css=".vc_custom_1584979298422{border-top-width: 0px !important;border-top-color: #cecece !important;}"][vc_column_text] Announcements: Do you have a used car gem that you are selling? Maybe it's a 2012 Subaru WRX STI with low miles; 1997 BMW 3 series with solid motor; or VW bus. Share with us your used car gem and we'll help promote it. Send a link or description with pics to [email protected]   Are you not entertained? We are featuring singers, yogis, joke tellers, and more in our new segment, Online Talent Show. If you would like to be featured, send us an email at [email protected] and we will schedule a video recording of your talent. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/5" css=".vc_custom_1579794380339{padding-left: 30px !important;}"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator align="align_left" style="shadow" border_width="2" el_width="70"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] ***** Wisco Weekly ***** New Business Models for the Mobility of People and Goods. Become a Fan. Soon, become a Member. Subscribe for now. ✌(-‿-)✌ [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][/vc_row] ...

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March 23, 2020 00:18:07
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Uncertain Times, Independent Contractors, Delivery Services

[vc_row][vc_column width="4/5"][vc_column_text] Stock markets don't like uncertain times. Independent contractors are the thread holding together the US economy, and delivery services use too much cardboard, at least that "was" a concern. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/5"][vc_row_inner css=".vc_custom_1551208959067{border-left-width: 2px !important;padding-right: px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;border-left-color: #d3d3d3 !important;border-left-style: solid !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1551209510648{margin-top: -100px !important;}"][vc_custom_heading text="Related Episodes" font_container="tag:h4|text_align:left|color:%23000000" use_theme_fonts="yes" css=".vc_custom_1551212450918{margin-right: 5px !important;margin-left: 5px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;padding-right: 5px !important;padding-left: 5px !important;border-bottom-color: #d3d3d3 !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}"][vc_column_text] Micromobility Regulation for Urbanites and Suburbanites From Private Property to a Shared Economy 2020 update on why the car biz still has a future USC Racing [/vc_column_text][vc_facebook css_animation="flipInX"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="4/5" css=".vc_custom_1584979298422{border-top-width: 0px !important;border-top-color: #cecece !important;}"][vc_column_text] Announcements: Do you have a used car gem that you are selling? Maybe it's a 2012 Subaru WRX STI with low miles; 1997 BMW 3 series with solid motor; or VW bus. Share with us your used car gem and we'll help promote it. Send a link or description with pics to [email protected]   Are you not entertained? We are featuring singers, yogis, joke tellers, and more in our new segment, Online Talent Show. If you would like to be featured, send us an email at [email protected] and we will schedule a video recording of your talent. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/5" css=".vc_custom_1579794380339{padding-left: 30px !important;}"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator align="align_left" style="shadow" border_width="2" el_width="70"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] ***** Wisco Weekly ***** New Business Models for the Mobility of People and Goods. Become a Fan. Soon, become a Member. Subscribe for now. ✌(-‿-)✌ [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][/vc_row] ...

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February 28, 2020 00:37:52
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2020 Update On Why The Car Biz Still Has A Future feat. Andrew Rains

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is old is becoming new again as dealers introduce new programs to boost used-car sales. Equally, consumers are delighted by the money they save by buying used, while still getting the technology upgrades they crave. In this episode, host Dennis Wisco welcomes back Chief Commercial Officer of automotiveMastermind, Andrew Rains (episode #99), and Director of Product, Alexandra Shea, to delve into an in-depth analysis of the used car market. "Dealers need to use innovation, they need to be leveraging data, and they need to take friction out of the buying process in order to grow." - Andrew Rains As automotiveMastermind's Chief Commercial Officer, Andrew Rains oversees new business, customer retention, account management, and marketing. He is responsible for aligning all departments to achieve the strategic vision of the company as a whole. Before joining the automotiveMastermind team in 2018, Rains spent more than 20 years building sales and marketing with Fortune 500 companies, including Oracle, Intuit, and PeopleSoft. Rains holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Baylor University Hankamer School of Business. automotiveMastermind is a predictive analytics and marketing automation company that is transforming the traditional consumer purchase journey through revolutionary software that gives automakers and dealers insight into the outcome of cars made and sold. This software incorporates data collected from automakers, dealers, and global informational services company IHS market in order to predict buying  behavior. Through their expert data analysis, they have helped countless automotive enterprises identify high potential buyers, communicate with intelligent marketing to create personalized sales campaigns, and close deals with confidence. Tune in to this episode to learn more about Mr. Rains' insights into retail automotive operations, factors supporting the trending growth of the used car ...

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February 27, 2020 00:48:02
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The New Relationship Between Mentor and Mentee feat. Giorgia Favaretto-Illig

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Behind every great supervisor is a brilliant mentor that helped them learn the ropes. In previous episodes of Wisco Weekly, the power that mentorship has on shepherding new leaders in automotive has been discussed in passing with various guests. In this episode, host Dennis Wisco welcomes automotiveMastermind's Vice President, Giorgia Favaretto-Illig, to delve deeper into the phenomena of mentorship, and how companies are re-prioritizing creating space for mentor-mentee partnerships in order to bring up their next generation of leaders. This episode was recorded at the National Automobile Dealer's Association Conference at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Originally from Venice, Italy, Giorgia is the Vice President of Marketing at automotiveMastermind. Well-versed in global business and marketing, Giorgia holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics and business administration from The University of Venice CA'Foscari, a certificate in marketing from the University of San Diego, and is fluent in English, Italian, and French. Before joining the automotiveMastermind team in 2018, Giorgia was the Senior Director of Strategic Marketing and Operations with Thomson Reuters. At automotiveMastermind, Giorgia oversees brand, digital, and event marketing teams, collaborating with all units to ensure that the company's message is presented cohesively across channels. Giorgia is proud to be a leader in automotiveMastermind's endeavor to create a more formal mentorship program within the company. Inspired to get the program off the ground by her experiences participating as both a mentee and mentor, Giorgia brings more than a decade of experience in marketing, implementing marketing strategies, and cross-channel demand generation programs. Tune in to this episode as Dennis and Giorgia address the integral moving parts that contribute to starting a successful mentorship program. They explore the ins-and-outs of how companies within ...

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