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The Power of Proximity: Networking and Success Through Connections

In a world increasingly interconnected by technology and social media, the age-old adage “It’s not what you know, but who you know” takes on new meaning. The concept and power of proximity, or being close to those with influence and connections, has never been more relevant. As platforms like Clubhouse facilitate unprecedented access to […]

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AV is Bridging the Gap Between the Real World and the Metaverse at Industry Conferences

How is AV helping bridge the gap between the real world and the metaverse? Some of the best examples can be seen in the midst of large-scale trade shows and industry events. For example, ETHDenver, an annual blockchain conference held in Denver, Colorado, hosts more than 20,000 technologists every year to innovate and develop […]

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Networking for Optometrists: 3,100 Optometrist Are Better Than One

Networking and joining doctor alliances are two ways to thrive among the competition in optometry. But is networking worth the investment? According to a report by Market Scope, over 40% of practicing optometrists in the U.S. are affiliated with a doctor alliance or buying group. Whether you’re just starting or looking to make a […]

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Surrounding Yourself with a Strong Team to Revitalize a Company

In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, Greg Crumpton spoke with Wendy Staso to learn more about her incredible journey leading Huckestein Mechanical Services from insolvency to becoming a member of the Service Logic family. Staso discussed her journey from working in the energy division of Westinghouse at the beginning of her career to […]

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Balancing Work, Life and Networking in Today’s Job World

Hosts Tyler Kern and Greg Crumpton welcome Sarah Clark Hopfer, Geographic Marketer at Dixon Hughes Goodman, who has known Crumpton for a long time. The pair met at a Thanksgiving dinner and have since become friends who happen to work together. Crumpton was impressed with Hopfer’s ingenuity, and he started recruiting her for his […]

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Trade Shows are Back But Will They Be Packed in 2022?

Commentary: In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, Hosts, Greg Crumpton and Tyler Kern, sat down with, Scott Meyers, VP of Operations and Strategic Services at Service Logic. The three discussed the importance of relationships in the industry, as well as the future of trade shows in a post-COVID world. Meyers was working for […]

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Opportunities in the Material Handling Industry

Tyler Kern welcomed Satyen Pathak, an Account Executive at Designed Conveyer Systems (DCS), and they discussed the opportunities that exist within the material handling industry. Pathak started as an installer of letter-sorting machines, eventually moving to technical support and research in customer service and ultimately rising to his current job at DCS. Pathak is thankful […]

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Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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5G Network Platforms
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Matt Montgomery chats with Blaze Vincent and Thedy Wana from Ericsson, where they discuss pressing challenges and opportunities within the utility sector, emphasizing the significant role of digital transformation and 5G technology in addressing these issues. The conversation highlights Ericsson’s contributions to smart grid modernization and how their innovative solutions are tailored […]

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Leveraging 5G to Extend Security Policies
April 19, 2024

Guests Jeff Brown and Carlos Augusto from Fortinet join Brett Barganz of Verizon to discuss the integration of extended security policies with 5G technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. They delve into the transformation and challenges in cybersecurity within the utility sector, highlighting the strategic partnership between Fortinet and Verizon to advance security solutions that leverage […]

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EdTech Recruiting and Hiring Trends
May 24, 2021

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Margareta Bancroft, Founder TechEd Connect Executive Recruiters, started her […]

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Maintaining Meaningful Relationships through a Screen
April 1, 2021

Greg Crumpton lives by a simple mantra: Relationships drive business. Each week on Straight Outta Crumpton, Crumpton dives into the lost art of networking and speaks with the biggest influencers in business services to learn how they build, nurture and value their professional relationships.   Among the challenges of the past year, relationship building might be one […]

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Making a Connection: IT and OT: Can These Two Great Tastes Taste Great Together?
March 22, 2021

A growing challenge for businesses across industries is the convergence of IT and OT. How is the merging of these two traditionally separate areas impacting the IT workforce now also managing OT networks? For insights on the common challenges and the opportunities that this transition poses for IT professionals to shine, Making a Connection spoke […]

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How Animal Crossing Can Help Grow Your Career
October 19, 2020

Life is full of unexpected lessons if you look for them. You might learn perseverance from exercise, finance tips from TV or even career lessons from video games. In Nintendo’s new hit game, “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”, players are given a deserted island that they must develop into a thriving society. This is achieved through […]

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How B2B Companies Have Adapted Strategies Mid-COVID
September 22, 2020

The onset COVID-19 has left an undeniable impact on the global economy, affecting companies large and small across all industries. Some businesses experienced massive growth to keep up with consumer demands generated by the pandemic, while others struggled to adapt to this all too real reality. Dan Englander, Founder of Sales Schema, shared some insight […]

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What Will Make a Virtual-Only CES Valuable to Guests?
August 7, 2020

The tech industry’s most astounding innovations often premier on the global stage at CES–the Consumer Electronics Show. Recently the conference organizers, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), announced the world-famous conference will go virtual in 2021. With an event so heavily focused on networking, how will a virtual experience change and perhaps improve a participant’s experience? […]

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Expanding Participation in the Drone Industry with Bronwyn Morgan of Xeo Air: Drones In America
July 29, 2020

Grant Guillot, host of Drones in America, was joined on this podcast episode by Bronwyn Morgan, founder of Xeo Air. Bronwyn describes her life path and how her interest in the aviation industry from a young age and shaped her career and led her to become an innovator in the drone industry. “Our industry […]

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The Role of Social Media in the Kitchen & Bath Industry with Stacy Garcia
April 15, 2020

On this episode of Element Sessions, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin was joined by cabinet industry veteran Stacy Garcia, the owner of Garcia Cabinetmakers and founder of KBtribechat™️, which facilitates weekly social media discussions on Twitter for thought-leaders in the kitchen and bath industry. Litwin and Garcia, who brings four decades of experience in […]

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The Digital Audio Era and the Importance of Making AV Industry Connections
November 14, 2019

The digital era has opened a new frontier for creatives all over the world. Particularly in the music industry, a record deal is no longer a requirement for artists to be heard by a wide audience. Collyer Spreen, an audio consultant at Cutting Edge, has experienced the digital shift firsthand. “If you have talent, […]

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