Businesses are all the same because it’s all about building relationships. Lew Jaffe, the Godfather of Video Conferencing, considers this to be true. One such way to continue to build those relationships is through video conferencing. Lew is an entrepreneur, a former high-tech CEO, a college professor, and a philanthropist. He joins us to talk about how he got started in creating over $1 billion in shareholder value, as well as dive deep into video conferencing, gaining and retaining customers, the fear of change, and what he thinks is the most important question to ask anybody.
A lot of people talk themselves out of things because they’re afraid to cause trouble or make things worse. Professional troublemaker Mark Modesti puts out an argument for trouble and why he thinks stirring up trouble isn’t such a bad thing. Mark is the co-founder of PlatformCreator and a recent winner of the altMBA Walker Award. He shares his insights on troublemaking, what’s like to be in Seth Godin’s altMBA workshop, developing a platform, and what he’s doing now with PlatformCreator and his work with colleges.