Business & Finance

You might have heard our recent discussions with local experts about the economy.  They feel pretty good about continued growth even though we are now in the third longest recovery in our history.  Does this mean that investors should feel good, too?

Mike Switzer interviews Wes Johnson, a certified financial planner with ACT Advisors in Charleston, SC.

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.

Ron Reece
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Many family businesses are run by sibling partnerships.  When brothers and sisters are being asked to work side by side, their success may require special attention.  Our next guest says that just because they grew up together does not mean they can run a business together, and therefore could be dangerous to both the business and the family.

Mike Switzer interviews Ron Reece, a family business consultant in Greenville, SC.

Frank Cason
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The last time we interviewed our next guest, he was so excited about the prospects for commercial real estate in the Midlands of our state that he launched his own development company.  It’s two years later now, is he still excited?

Mike Switzer interviews Frank Cason, founder of Cason Development Group in Columbia, SC.

While many of us believe that we should be treating the planet well and trying to minimize our human impact on our natural resources, our next guest in fact, believes that "During the next 50 years, the greatest wealth creation on earth will be driven by leaders who develop solutions for humanity and/or the planet".  And he’s concentrating those efforts right now in Charleston where his organization is working to motivate others to make a difference while they’re making a profit.