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Fisher's Document Systems' Podcast Series
Agents of Change Author: LeeAnn Darrington   Episodes: 10
Interviews with business leaders whose companies and concepts have shaped the Treasure Valley business environment.
Friday, July 30, 2010
Chris Taylor shares the key to turning around an ailing company
Fisher's Document Systems' CEO, Christopher Taylor, was interviewed this week on Wright Stuff Radio. Chris talked with the show's host, Brandon Wright, about the company culture turnaround he has orchestrated at Fisher's over the past several years. He also shared the key to that turnaround: finding good people. They wrapped up the interview by discussing how to innovate in customer service.
Posted by Fisher's Document Systems on 7/30/2010 9:50:00 AM Download | 00:11:30
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
An Interview with Chris Taylor, Fisher's CEO
Idaho's largest locally owned copier company relocates to Veterans' Parkway. Our interview with Fisher's CEO, Chris Taylor, on what this move means to the company and their customers.
Posted by Carrie on 12/12/2007 10:02:00 AM Download | 00:12:37
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
An Interview with Troy McClain on Idaho Business Weeks LAUNCH event
The experience of vying for a job with one of the biggest real estate tycoons in America, played out to a national TV audience, continues to reverberate in the life and work of Troy McClain. The lessons learned from that experience are ones that he continually looks for opportunities to share, and in this spirit McClain has accepted the role of Scholarship Chairman for the 2007 Idaho Business Week LAUNCH program. Our interview with Troy was originally recorded back in February, when Troy announced his decision to participate in LAUNCH. Fishers is a sponsor of LAUNCH, which sends Idaho high school students to a week long business boot camp.
Posted by Corey Smith on 6/13/2007 2:27:00 PM Download | 00:16:15
Wednesday, May 2, 2007
An Interview with Vincent Kituku
What we do for ourselves is what gets us by. What we do for others is what gets us ahead. This statement sums up not only what Vincent Kituku believes, but also the values he encourages individuals and organizations to embody. Born and raised in the East African country of Kenya, Vincent came to the U.S. and earned a PhD in range management from the University of Wyoming. In this interview you'll learn about Vincent's cultural journey and how he uses the stories and lessons from this journey to enrich the lives of Treasure Valley businesses and individuals.
Posted by Corey Smith on 5/2/2007 7:54:00 AM Download | 00:32:30
Monday, April 23, 2007
An interview with the CEO of Boise-based Keynetics Inc.
Did you know that the 10th largest technology company in the state is not only one that started less than 10 years ago, but that follows a business model more familiar to academia than the private sector? That company is Keynetics, and in this podcast interview with CEO Brad Wiskirchen you'll learn about the innovative business model behind Keynetics and the state of Idaho's technology sector.
Posted by Corey Smith on 4/23/2007 2:36:00 PM Download | 00:30:08
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
An Interview with Jim Everett, CEO of the Treasure Valley YMCA
Jim Everett has been the guiding hand behind the Treasure Valley YMCA since 1977. As the CEO of a more than $13 million organization, he works with over 6,000 volunteers, 900 staff, 40,000 members and 60,000 program participants in three facilities and 80 different locations. During this interview with Jim we discuss the YMCAs contributions to the Treasure Valley past, present and future.
Posted by Corey Smith on 4/18/2007 3:05:00 PM Download | 00:32:39
Thursday, March 1, 2007
An interview with Phil Reberger of the political consulting firm Sullivan and Reberger.
In grade school, Phil Reberger was passing out I Like Ike buttons so you could say that his career in politics was destined from an early age. A retired Naval officer and pilot, a Vietnam veteran and an advisor and operative who has played a role in the political fortunes of Dirk Kempthorne (for whom he served as chief-of-staff), Jim McClure and Robert Byrd, to name a few notables in local and national politics. In this Agents of Change interview, Phil recounts his career in politics and his view of our states current political environment as a very engaged spectator.
Posted by Corey Smith on 3/1/2007 3:04:00 PM Download | 00:44:58
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
An interview with Norris Krueger, a highly cited expert on entrepreneurial cognition.
An entrepreneur in academics clothing, Norris Krueger looks at fostering entrepreneurial activity in a manner that is equal parts empirical and anthropological. Small wonder, consider Krueger studied physics at Caltech before moving into quantitative social sciences. Norris is frequently invited to speak around the country and the world on how to nurture more entrepreneurial communities, organizations and individuals. In this Agents of Change interview he shares his thoughts on Idahos current entrepreneurial mindset.
Posted by Corey Smith on 2/13/2007 8:50:00 PM Download | 00:49:09
Thursday, January 4, 2007
An interview with Kevin Learned, a founder of Learned Mahn, a financial software provider whose products presaged the PC revolution.
Kevin Learned never set out to become a software entrepreneur. He and partner Gary Mahn were just trying to figure out how to succeed as business consultants and investors. In the process they stumbled across an opportunity to create accounting programs that ran on timeshare mainframe computers. Just as this business was maturing, along came a major technology paradigm shift known as the PC. Listen to the story of challenge and business model adaptation from one of Idaho's first high-tech entrepreneurs.
Posted by Corey Smith on 1/4/2007 12:58:00 PM Download | 54:00:00
Tuesday, December 26, 2006
An interview with the former head of the Idaho Department of Commerce, founder of Idaho's first software company and the current owner of Fisher's Document Systems.
Gary Mahn's business career mirrors the trajectory of Idaho's high tech economy. Business consultant, entrepreneur, public servant and CEO of a company that successfully went "up against the Wal-Marts," Gary looks back over his business career and shares some of the lessons he has learned along the way.
Posted by Corey Smith on 12/26/2006 2:34:00 PM Download | 00:34:00