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  • 01:37

    Law Library Statistics, Ranking and the "Value" of Law Libraries

    in Legal

    Special guests will include, Scott Pagel, Teresa Miguel-Stearns, Frank Houdek, and Darin Fox, current and past members of the ABA Data Policy and Collection Committee and noted experts in law library data and statistics. Regular line up of co-hosts and pundits includes: Ken Hirsh, Elizabeth Farrell Clifford, Roger Skalbeck, Mandy Lee, and Greg Lambert. 
    By some objective measures, academic law libraries are “disappearing” before our very eyes. The ABA Annual Questionnaire may have no law library questions next year and Self Study/SEQs now only contain about ten questions regarding the library! (In the past year I served on two site teams and the report template that I completed last month was smaller than the one I did last year!) Does it mean we’re less important? Nope. Not by a long shot. Other indicators show strong evidence that law libraries in law schools are more important and popular than ever before.
    Topics that will be considered are how the center of gravity is shifting away from objective measures of what is a law library, to subjective ones that emphasize services that we provide to our institutions. Anecdotally, it seems that law libraries are as popular as ever and are providing many expanded services, such as managing digital publication in law schools, PERMA, developing digitization of primary materials, expanded teaching throughout curricula via specialized research classes, etc., etc. But on paper, in the ABA Questionnaire, SEQ, etc., it seems we’re disappearing.
     

  • 00:17

    Ep 4. IU Member Michael Ciklin on Forensic Analysis of Conservatorship of GSEs

    in Finance

    Investors Unite member Michael Ciklin, who is a Princeton graduate and holds a joint JD, MBA, MRE from University of Florida, joins Executive Director Tim Pagliara to discuss the findings from a Special Report he and fellow Investors Unite member Adam Spittler published, which is a forensic look at the bailout of Fannie Mae and subsequent conservatorship and Net Worth Sweep of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Ciklin explains some of their findings, including the assertion that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were not in need of a bailout, and gives his take on recent developments, including the government’s attempts to withhold documents relating to the Sweep and Dr. Jerome Corsi’s series of stories that call in to question the idea that the Obama Administration used proceeds from the Sweep to circumvent Congressional prohibitions on spending on some elements of the Affordable Care Act. 

  • 00:42

    Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

    in Finance

    Retailers stumble. Electronics Arts scores. Snap gets slammed. Whole Foods gets a refresh. And Marriott hits a new high. Plus, award-winning filmmaker Steve James talks about his new film, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail. Thanks to Harry's for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set - go to Harrys.com/Fool .
     

  • 00:31

    How a Recent Grad Dumped $30K in Student Loans in 1 Year

    in Finance

    Today’s guest also highlighted his brand of accountability that helped him kick butt and dump debt. Phil Risher graduated with $30K in student loans. But he got focused and didn’t let those student loans become a permanent fixture. This story is for students, parents of students, or just those who think I’ll never get out of debt – it can’t be done. I’m here to say, after repaying 107K in debt – debt freedom is possible. You  just might need a little accountability.

  • 00:55
  • 00:56

    Common Mistakes in Your Screen Printing Shop

    in Business

    On this week’s show, we’ll discuss some of the common mistakes that occur in screen printing shop. We’ve touched on this subject before, but this week we’ll dig a little deeper into the mistakes and the solutions. These solutions are tried and true production friendly resolutions that will help you as a screen printer today. So put down that You Tube Video and learn from an industry Veteran, Terry Combs.
    Please join us in the live chat during the broadcast, or reach out to us on social media at 2RegularGuys to ask questions or tell us about what is going on in your business. We want your feedback on what works for your business.

  • 00:16

    Business Basics - Financial Metrics and What Really Matters

    in Entrepreneur

    Let's talk about measuring success using our NUMBERS! What do we need to watch for? What metrics are the most important? Many of the clients I coach are intimidated by their business financials. It's time to get comfy. If you don't know the nitty-gritty, who does? Let's dig in and find out what you should be watching for and what the numbers really mean.
    Lara offers business coaching along with parenting tips, small business marketing strategies, and funny stories about the joys and chaos of being a mom entrepreneur. If you could use a little inspiration, or a guide from a mom entrepreneur who's "been there, done that," or if you just want to hear from a woman who has learned to laugh off her mistakes and accept her life as perfect (just the way it is), you'll want to tune in every week.
    Lara is an author, speaker and business coach. Hire her when you need the clarity and confidence to make big decisions and changes in your life or business, or have her speak to your group.
    Learn more at www.LaraGalloway.com or www.MomBizCoach.com. Grab a copy of her book, Moms Mean Business: A Guide to Creating a Successful Company and a Happy Life as a Mom Entrepreneur, published by Career Press at www.MomsMeanBusinessBook.com.

  • 00:47

    Recruiting All-Stars. ft. Steve Levy, Technical Recruiter

    in Jobs

    ft @LevyRecruits with a surprise visit by @Shally, @TheBrianFink and JeremyRoberts
    Also starring: Jerry, Maureen, Cathy Mannis, Alan Fluhrer, Mike Cox, Janet Dwyer.
    The big discussion was: Generalist vs Niche.

  • 00:58

    Jimmy John is in the House!

    in Business

    “I wanted all my stores to be the same, to offer the same customer experience, whether I was there or not. Customer loyalty comes from consistent experience. They learn to count on you. When you screw it up, you fire your customers.” - Jimmy John Liautaud, Founder, Chairman and Majority Owner, Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
    This week on Franchise Today the one and only Jimmy John Liautaud, Founder, Chairman and Majority Owner of Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches is in the house sharing his experience with co-hosts Stan Friedman and Paul Segreto. Jimmy John discusses his leap into the restaurant business at an early age to building a prominent brand that may be known as much for customer service as it is for great tasting sandwiches. On the personal side, Jimmy John provides some insight and perspective on giving back.
    Franchise Today airs LIVE Wednesdays at 11AM CT / 12PM ET with on-demand access on iTunes, and is sponsored by FRM Solutions and Franchise Foundry.  

  • 01:09

    Auto Dealer Live - At Your Service

    in Marketing

    The Autotainment Network (AN) is for Dealer Principals, Executive Management, GM’s, GSM’s, Sales, Front end, Service, Back End, Vendors, and ALL things AUTOMOTIVE! This network is for everyone who wants to control where they get their automotive news and solutions.
     
    AN is for those that refuse to be spectators and demand to be in control of the content they receive, understanding that the outcomes we receive are based largely on what we do and do not consume.

  • 00:33

    Paid Content on Social Media: Should you pay to boost your content?

    in Social Networking

    Christopher Tompkins, CEO of The Go! Agency discusses paid content on Facebook and social media.
    He sits down with Marketing Assistant, Dan, to touch on the topics of:
    What is content? The trend of paid content getting more and more popular. Why is it getting popular? Whether businesses should be paying to boost their content on social media. Our Top 3 tips for attracting a crowd on Twitter. Music provided by Podington Bear under a CC license.