Business & Finance

The financial markets go up and they go down, sometimes they go around and around, and where they’ll go next, no one can say for sure.  That’s why financial advisors recommend diversification, which can help smooth out the ups and downs.  Our next guest says that you can smooth those returns even further by adding liquid alternative investments to your portfolio.  And no, that does not mean buying stock in Jack Daniels.

John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

  Just like in the White House, there are many business people across the country currently in some form of transition in their careers.  If that’s you, our next guest would like to share with you a few tips on how to make a great impression, proactively becoming aware of the culture and politics of a new organization, and avoiding crucial errors. 

Mike Switzer interviews Dave Baker, a principal and senior consultant with the Palmetto Leadership Center in Anderson, SC.

Leslie Pitner
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Our next guest says that the odds are strong that your child’s orthodontist also treats adults.  What may be news to you though, is that she says you may have a very hard time finding an orthodontist that only treats adults.  And that is the niche market she is attempting to carve a presence in.

Mike Switzer interviews Leslie Pitner, who practices orthodontics for adults only in Columbia, SC.

As the uncertainty in healthcare continues across our state and the nation, one term we are hearing more of lately is high-risk pool.  What exactly is that and if it comes to South Carolina, how will it affect us?

Mike Switzer interviews Lynn Bailey, a healthcare economist in Columbia, SC.