Crummer Hour

Dr. Robert Prescott Tells Stories With Purpose

Host Clara Mount interviews Dr. Robert Prescott, Former Executive in Residence Associate Professor and Continuing Graduate Faculty of Management. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Spring 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Dr. Prescott and selected Crummer alumni and students, featuring discussions on his thoughts on management and leadership development, his advice for the Crummer community, and some tips for life-long learners.

00:27 — Introducing the panel
04:17 — Change management and trust
10:38 — Early business influences, management lessons
20:51 — Career aspirations and transitions
26:55 — Career philosophy and life-long learning
30:30 — Meet and greet with Dr. Robert Prescott
31:39 — Moving from Alabama to Pennsylvania
35:09 — Lessons learned from students
43:25 — Storytelling in leadership
47:46 — The importance of life-long learning
57:10 — Closing message to the Crummer community

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Books
Managing Change by Nic Beech and Robert MacIntosh — https://amzn.to/3AMhu9M
Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot — https://amzn.to/3xA5Lt0

Resources
Crummer Graduate School of Business — https://www.crummer.rollins.edu
Appreciative inquiry — https://www.centerforappreciativeinquiry.net/more-on-ai/what-is-appreciative-inquiry-ai/
TED Talk: “Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are” with Amy Cuddy — https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_may_shape_who_you_are?language=en

Credits
Guest — Dr. Robert Prescott
https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-k-prescott-phd-sphr-shrm-scp-5344836/
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Creator — J.B. Adams
Host — Clara Mount
Executive Producer — Gerard Mitchell
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka
Production Assistance — Kyle Sawyer

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Dr. Keenan Yoho Leads the Rhythm in Operations Management

Host Clara Mount interviews Dr. Keenan Yoho, Professor of Operations Management. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Spring 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Dr. Yoho and selected Crummer alumni and students, featuring discussions on his personal backstory, the importance of rhythm in operations management, and the #1 operations mistake that startups make. BONUS: Check out the playlist below with song recommendations from Dr. Yoho!

00:28 — Introducing the panel
01:47 — Importance of operations management
07:36 — Growing up in the Midwest and drumming with Kenny Aronoff
14:14 — College and the National Guard, career philosophy, and advice
32:23 — Meet and greet with Dr. Keenan Yoho
33:30 — Changes in the Midwest
37:51 — The rhythm of operations management
47:13 — The importance of storytelling
51:53 — Book recommendations
56:45 — Closing message to the Crummer community

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Books
When by Daniel Pink — https://amzn.to/3qB8rUv
Republic by Plato — https://amzn.to/3AhFTDF
Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity by Scott Galloway — https://amzn.to/2UWqgS8
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell — https://amzn.to/3dyhnVn
The Odyssey by Homer — https://amzn.to/3h8kB41

Resources
Crummer Graduate School of Business — https://www.crummer.rollins.edu
Dr. Yoho’s Music Recommendations — https://rb.gy/yw6gcn

Credits
Guest — Dr. Keenan Yoho
https://www.linkedin.com/in/keenan-yoho-a81542a1
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Creator — J.B. Adams
Host — Clara Mount
Executive Producer — Gerard Mitchell
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka
Production Assistance — Kyle Sawyer

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Be You and Be True: Drive and Determination with Dr. Tracy Kizer

Host Clara Mount interviews Dr. Tracy Kizer, Associate Professor of Marketing. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Spring 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Dr. Kizer and selected Crummer alumni and students featuring discussions on her personal backstory, the impact of marketing on people and society, and messaging in a changing business landscape.

00:28 — Introducing the panel
02:35 — Pandemic marketing challenges; consumers have choices
06:46 — Enterprising parents
12:02 — Enduring challenges and making decisions based on faith
22:39 — A systematic approach to learning
29:10 — Meet and greet with Dr. Tracy Kizer
30:07 — Biomedical engineering and business
32:35 — Marketing’s impact on people and society
46:59 — Crummer Insider Free Association
51:00 — Role as a professor
53:39 — Personal and professional development
57:57 — Closing message to the Crummer community

Resources
Crummer Graduate School of Business — https://www.crummer.rollins.edu

Credits
Guest — Dr. Tracy Kizer,
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracyharmon/
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Creator — J.B. Adams
Host — Clara Mount
Executive Producer — Gerard Mitchell
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka
Production Assistance — Kyle Sawyer

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Family, Faculty, and Finance: Dr. Brian Walkup Scores a 3-Pointer

Host Clara Mount interviews Dr. Brian Walkup, Associate Professor of Finance. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Spring 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Dr. Walkup and selected Crummer alumni and students featuring discussions on his entrepreneurial upbringing, current events in finance, and his experiences as both a student and a professor at Crummer.

00:28 — Introduction of the Crummer Hour panel
07:18 — Early business influences growing up in an entrepreneurial family
23:00 — Career philosophy and finding passion and value
24:57 — Differentiating theory from tools and application
30:00 — Meet and greet with Dr. Walkup
31:07 — Backstory
37:16 — Finance
45:49 — Dr. Walkup’s Crummer Experience
51:50 — Role as a Professor
54:55 — Personal and professional development
57:01 — Closing message to the Crummer community

As an affiliate, Victor Media Group may earn from qualifying purchases.

Books
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis — https://amzn.to/3wmmlMp
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis — https://amzn.to/3izrmgj
Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis — https://amzn.to/3glVskO

Resources
Crummer Graduate School of Business — https://www.crummer.rollins.edu
All Around Charters & Tours — https://allaroundbus.com/
CNL Financial Group, Inc. — https://www.cnl.com/
Warren Buffett — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren_Buffett
Robinhood controversy — https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/technology/robinhood-risky-trading.html

Credits
Guest — Dr. Brian Walkup,
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-walkup-ph-d-4738211/
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Creator — J.B. Adams
Host — Clara Mount
Executive Producer — Gerard Mitchell
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka
Production Assistance — Kyle Sawyer

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Dr. Mary Conway Dato-on Challenges You to Get Out of the Building

Host Clara Mount interviews Dr. Mary Conway Dato-on, Professor of International Business and Social Entrepreneurship. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Spring 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Dr. Conway Dato-on and selected Crummer alumni and students featuring discussions on the importance of international marketing, her career in social entrepreneurship, and how all of us can become more thoughtful consumers.

00:34 — Introduction of the Crummer Hour panel
04:00 — Importance of international marketing and social entrepreneurship
22:50 — Career philosophy; always being ready to pivot
25:20 — Teaching philosophy, challenging student thinking
31:09 — Meet and greet with Dr. Conway Dato-on
32:20 — Women in business
41:46 — International business
46:09 — Corporate social responsibility
53:18 — Personal and professional development
57:00 — Closing message to the Crummer community

Books
The Six New Rules of Business: Creating Real Value in a Changing World by Judy Samuelson — https://amzn.to/3wQV0S1
Global Handbook of Impact Investing: Solving Global Problems Via Smarter Capital Markets Towards A More Sustainable Society by Morais & Herman — https://amzn.to/3g6EUNs
Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart by Rachel Botsman — https://amzn.to/3uLZGXW
Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett — https://amzn.to/3fKQAGU

Resources
Crummer Graduate School of Business — https://www.crummer.rollins.edu
Global Links Initiative — https://globallinksus.com/
Rally — https://www.rallysea.com/
IPADE Business School — https://www.ipadebusinessschool.com/
He For She — https://www.heforshe.org/en
Kaufman study on Economic Engagement of Mothers — https://www.kauffman.org/entrepreneurship/reports/entrepreneurship-employment-motherhood-wage-penalty/

Credits
Guest — Dr. Mary Conway Dato-on,
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-conway-dato-on/
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Creator — J.B. Adams
Host — Clara Mount
Executive Producer — Gerard Mitchell
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka
Production Assistance — Kyle Sawyer

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Keith Whittingham Wants You to Experience to Extremes

Host Clara Mount interviews Dr. Keith Whittingham, Associate Professor of Sustainable Enterprise and Corporate Social Responsibility. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview recorded and broadcast in Spring 2021. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Dr. Whittingham and selected Crummer alumni and students featuring discussions on sustainable business practices, working in coffee production, and a fascinating takeaway from Dr. Whittingham’s favorite rock band.

00:40 — Introduction of the Crummer Hour panel
02:39 — UN sustainable development goals and Artifx Cafe
28:00 — Career philosophy and differentiating fascination from passion
32:58 — Meet and greet with Dr. Whittingham
34:07 — Sustainable business
40:07 — Role as a small business owner and founder of Artifx Cafe
43:55 — Dr. Whittingham’s Crummer experience
48:18 — Personal and professional development
56:25 — Closing message to the Crummer community

Books
Becoming by Michelle Obama — https://amzn.to/3c1Rigp
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown — https://amzn.to/34vx6iS
Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day by Jay Shetty — https://amzn.to/34vSnZX
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown — https://amzn.to/34rHHvd

Resources
Crummer Graduate School of Business — https://www.crummer.rollins.edu
Artifx Cafe — https://www.artifxcafe.com/
United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals — https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/
Howard University — https://home.howard.edu/

Credits
Guest — Dr. Keith Whittingham, https://www.linkedin.com/in/keithwhittinghamphd
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Creator — J.B. Adams
Host — Clara Mount
Executive Producer — Gerard Mitchell
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka
Production Assistance — Kyle Sawyer

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Natalie Schmook MBA’06

In this show, Host J.B. Adams interviews Natalie Hayes Schmook, the founder and owner of Hayes Wealth Advisors LLC. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview that was recorded and broadcast earlier in 2020. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Ms. Schmook and selected Crummer alumni and students

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Tadar Muhammad MBA’17

In this show, host J.B. Adams interviews Tadar Muhammad, the Senior Vice President of Workforce Development at Home Builders Institute. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview that was recorded and broadcast earlier in 2020. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Mr. Muhammad and selected Crummer alumni and students.
Keywords: business, motivation, nonprofit, networking, Home Builders Institute, Crummer, Rollins

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Diahann Smith MBA’17

In this show, host J.B. Adams interviews Diahann Smith, who currently serves as the Director of Marketing and Business Development for Florida Dairy Farmers. The first half of the show is the Crummer Connections interview that was recorded and broadcast earlier in 2020. The second half of the show is a panel Q&A session with Ms. Smith and selected Crummer alumni and students.

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Joshua Snyder MBA’10

Overview:
With his creative upbringing, Joshua Snyder MBA’10 never expected to find himself as a leader in the technology industry. Now he serves as the VP of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development at PowerDMS, a company that provides comprehensive, cloud-based compliance and content management solutions to help organizations reduce risk and liability. Listen and learn from Joshua Snyder’s perspective on business relationships, feedback, career growth, and networking.

02:39 — Current role at PowerDMS
09:45 — Early business influences and upbringing
16:53 — Crummer MBA experience
21:57 — Post-Crummer career
31:49 — Q&A on the technology industry
40:00 — Q&A on Joshua Snyder’s Crummer experience
45:32 — Q&A on skills he applies at his current role
48:19 — Q&A on advice for professionals

As an affiliate, Victor Media Group may earn from qualifying purchases.
Books
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell — https://amzn.to/3gNbsfq
Resources:
Crummer Graduate School of Business — https://www.crummer.rollins.edu/
PowerDMS — https://www.powerdms.com/
Joy & Tom Studios, Inc. — www.joyandtomstudios.com
The Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship — https://crummer.rollins.edu/centers-excellence/advanced-entrepreneurship/
Cari Haught Coats — https://www.accendoleader.com/

Credits
Guest — Joshua Snyder, https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuasnyder31/
Production by Victor Media Group, Inc. — https://victormediagroup.co/
Creator / Host — J.B. Adams
Executive Producer — Gerard Mitchell
Sound Editing — Aaron Trnka
Production Assistance — Kyle Sawyer

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Cameron Dawson MBA’12

In this show, host J.B. Adams interviews Cameron Dawson, who currently serves as Chief Market Strategist at Field Point Private, a boutique private bank and wealth advisory firm that seeks to emulate the large, established institutions, but to serve as an alternative.
Her first exposure to business came when, as a teenager, she moved to Miami to pursue a career as a professional ballet dancer. After spending a year at UCF, she enrolled at Rollins College and participated in the 3:2 program to complete her MBA at Crummer. As a part of EAMBA 17, Ms. Dawson focused on the finance track with help from Dr. Clay Singleton.
After graduating, she received the Edward Moses scholarship, studied to take the CFA, and landed her role with Bank of America where she ultimately served as Director, Senior Equity Analyst in the Chief Investment Office.

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Serg Albino MBA’10

In this show, host J.B. Adams interviews Serg Albino, Co-Founder and CEO of ecoSpears, an impact venture delivering cost-effective and eco-friendly cleantech solutions to destroy persistent organic pollutants from our land and waterways. Mr. Albino is a serial entrepreneur with a long career in technology, engineering, and consulting. He graduated from Crummer in 2010 as a part of SMBA 05.

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