Last week, we welcomed in the first day of fall with beautiful weather here in Nashville. Let’s recap what else happened for EO Nashville members last week.
In a blog for the Wall Street Journal, Dan Hogan [Medalogix] discusses how to attract top talent on a shoestring startup budget.
In the Tennessean, Andy Bailey [Petra] wrote a column on tips to make sure you finish out the year strong, because just like the fourth quarter in a football game, it determines the winners and losers. Andy also ran a column in Smallbizdaily.com on tips to get more done in less time.
J.J. Rosen [Atiba] also wrote a column in the Tennessean about the impending end of desk phones. You can read the article here.
Paramore | the digital agency [Hannah Paramore], Facility Planners Inc. [Nancy Leach] and Smart Data Strategies [Susan Marlow] all made “The List” of the top regional women-owned businesses.
Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] penned a column for the Tennessean on how health reform changes the playing field for hospitals.
Ben Hanback [The Hanback Group] wrote an article for EO’s Overdrive blog on staying productive in the office. You can read the article here.
On Sept. 15, Julie May [bytes of knowledge] ran a column in the Tennessean about Square mobile credit card processing. You can read the clip here. b:ok also won the Interactive Marketing Awards’ Outstanding Achievement Award for its work on Nashville Sporting Goods’ website.
In other awards news, Corsair [Darek Bell] won “Innovator of the Year” in Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whiskey awards for the second year straight.
And lastly, Advance Financial [Michael Hodges], NovaCopy [Darren Metz] and Vaco [Jerry Bostelman] all made the Nashville Business Journal’s list of the Top 25 Fastest-Growing Companies.
David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] most recent columns for The Memphis Daily News include an August 28 piece on the rising federal funds rate, and a September 6 piece on emerging markets economies.
Corsair [Darek Bell] was featured on the cover of this month’s Whisky Advocate. The distillery was also included in four articles within the publication: “10 Influential Craft Distillers to Watch,” “Craft Whiskey Moving On Up,” “Craft Nation” and “Craft Whiskey Stills.”
Corsair also recently received press from Story Magazine, the Shanken News Daily (here and here) and on News Channel 5. You can watch that video here. Darek’s other company, Bell & Associates Construction L.P., also recently won two ENR Southeast 2013 ‘Best Projects’ Awards: one for the Music City Center and the second for the Foothills Parkway Bridge. You can read the full list of award winners here.
Ben Hanback’s [The Hanback Group] monthly Tennessean column ran September 1. The column reminded us to enjoy the present moment.
Julie May [bytes of knowledge] also ran a column in the Tennessean. Her piece asked, “Is a virtual team right for your project?”
Bob Bernstein [Bongo Java] will open a new coffee shop in the Omni Nashville hotel. Bob was also included in today’s Nashville Business Journal in the cover story about interview questions. Fellow EO Nashville members George Uribe [Guestbooker.com], JJ Rosen [Atiba], Ben Hanback, Miranda Whitcomb Pontes [Burger Up] and Debbie Gordon [S3 Asset Management] were also quoted in the article.
Andy Bailey’s [Petra] most recent Tennessean column gave tips on purchasing swag.
The Nashville Business Journal also covered InQuicker [Michael Brody-Waite] landing its first local client, Saint Thomas Health.
Additionally, congratulations to Martin Renkis [Smartvue], which won a New Product of the Year award from Security Products Magazine for its Cloud Video Surveillance product.
Happy Friday! Here’s our weekly wrap up of EO Nashville members in the news.
AMC The Pitch announced it will feature Fletcher | Rowley [John Rowley] on its first episode August 15.
The Tennessean featured James Fields’ [Concept Technology] bi-weekly column Sunday. In this week’s column, James discussed 3-D printing.
The Nashville Business Journal featured Alex Tolbert’s [Bernard Health] executive profile Friday.
The Nashville Post mentioned Bernard Health’s new Midtown lease.
The Tennessean featured Burger Up [Miranda Whitcomb Pontes] in an article titled “Nashville is home to many new tastes.”
CAL SAE the Executive featured a column written by Andy Bailey [Petra] in this month’s issue.
The Tennessean published Andy Bailey’s column Thursday titled “If/Then method helps evaluate workers.”
The Tennessean reported that Legacy Instruction Media [Gabriel Smith] recently purchased the historic Rose-Acuff building that once was home to some of Nashville’s most famous recording companies.
Style Blueprint ran a piece about how to host a beer garden party and featured The Filling Station [Will Newman] as a great spot to fill up your growler for a backyard gathering.
A look at EO Nashville members’ news and accomplishments for the week.
James Fields’ [Concept Technology, Scout Staffing] column in The Tennessean published Sunday. In his column, James discussed how to backup your home computer to preserve important records.
Eric Jackson’s [Keystone Business Solutions] guest column appeared in the Nashville Business Journal Friday. He discussed the meaning behind acronym TANSTAAFL.
Slate.com quoted Darek Bell [Corsair Distillery] in its article about the trend in high proof spirits. Slate also mentioned Corsair Distillery in an article titled, “Craft Whiskey Isn’t Necessarily Better.”
The Caribbean Journal named Corsair’s Spiced Rum one of the 10 best American rum’s. The Daily Meal also named Corsair one of the 25 top craft distillery tours in the US.
USA Today and BBC featured NovaCopy‘s [Darren Metz] work on the 3D prosthetic foot for duck Buttercup. News shows Fox and Friends, CNN and NBC’s The Today Show also mentioned the story.
Southern Alpha featured a Q&A with Dan Hogan [Medalogix] Tuesday.
The Tennessean featured Andy Bailey’s [Petra] column this morning. In the article, Andy talked about how a cell phone can be more of a distraction than a tool.
The Journal Star featured Andy Bailey’s column “5 Questions You Need to Ask Your Boss Today.”
Congratulations to the following EO Nashville members who were named 2013 Small Business Awards finalists by the Nashville Business Journal:
Time for another weekly wrap-up. Here’s the scoop on what EO Nashville members have been up to.
David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] regular column in the Memphis Daily News discussed the stock market and asked the question, “How high can we go?” His column was also featured in the Nashville Ledger.
David Waddell was also recently mentioned in a Barron’s article titled, “Tiny funds, big prospects.” David was quoted saying he’s not only willing to give small funds a closer look, but also goes looking for them.
Congratulations to Smartvue [Martin Renkis] whose cloud video surveillance won iBusiness Magazine’s Top 25 Enterprise Business Application award.
The Nashville Ledger featured a story on how 3-D ‘printing’ offers a new dimension in product visualization and cites NovaCopy [Darren Metz] as a company on the forefront of the revolution.
DSi [Tom Turner] was featured in the Nashville Ledger twice this week. One story detailed the new trend in the market called e-discovery or data mining. The second warned readers to be careful of what they type and view on company computer.
EO Nashville members Andy Bailey [Petra] and Eric Jackson [Keystone Business Solutions] were quoted in the Nashville Business Journal today. The story described how EO Nashville members learn from shared experiences in EO Nashville forums.
Bell & Associates Construction [Darek Bell] was mentioned in the Nashville Business Journal for their work on the Music City Center.
OZ [Tim Ozgener] was mentioned by the Nashville Business Journal for its hipness.
Keep an eye out for John Rowley [Fletcher | Rowley] who will be on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC tomorrow morning (9AM-11AM CST).
EO Nashville members stay busy. This week’s no exception.
Tom Turner [DSi] was featured in Document Media where he detailed the seven steps to building an information management policy.
Rustici Software [Mike Rustici] announced the launch of Tin Can API version 1.0 after three years of work.
At the 2013 International Security Conference, Smartvue Corporation [Martin Renkis] launched its Smartvue S9i cloud video surveillance server, powered by Intel NUC and Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Azure.
Congratulations to Smartvue Corporation who won the 2013 Security Products’ Government Security award for cloud computing. The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories.
MedCityNews reported last week that Medi-Copy Services [Elliott Holt] became a partner with BOX.
Congrats to Andy Bailey [Petra Coach], who was a Williamson County Impact Award winner.
Andy Bailey’s regular column in The Tennessean appeared in today’s paper. Andy wrote about improving your focus so that you can get more done in less time.
James Fields’ [Concept Technology] bi-weekly column appeared in Sunday’s Tennessean. This week James discussed changes to Microsoft’s Small Business Server.
The Nashville Business Journal reported Wednesday that Concept Technology plans to join Germantown’s fair share of techies. Concept Technology will occupy 8,700 square feet inside the renamed BowTruss Building. The article mentions CentreSource and Populr.me [Nicholas Holland] who lease space at 1312 5th Ave. North in Germantown. EO Nashville members Julie and Charles May [bytes of knowledge] were also noted. The company will be relocating to 1212 6th Ave. North in the next five weeks from its current location at 3310 West End Ave.
Bell and Associates Construction [Darek Bell] was mentioned by World Interior Design Network for being one of the three construction companies that completed the construction of the Music City Center.
Darek Bell [Corsair Distillery] was also featured on CBS today and was interviewed on the boom in craft spirits.
Here’s the EO Nashville wrap-up for this week and last.
James Fields’ [Concept Technology] column appeared in Sunday’s Tennessean. In his column, James discussed how Internet users can protect their privacy online.
Congratulations to the following EO Nashville companies who were honored with Nashville Business Journal’s Best Places to Work awards:
In his most recent Tennessean column, Andy Bailey [Petra] discussed how inspiration is a catalyst for growth. Read his story here.
Andy Bailey’s bi-weekly column on SmallBizDaily.com detailed the importance of understanding your team members’ strengths to grow your business.
In his recent column in the Memphis Daily News, David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] discussed how it has been a particularly tough stretch for sage taxicab investors.
John Rowley [Fletcher | Rowley] was quoted in Campaigns and Elections. Read what he had to say here.