David Greene of law firm Greene & Phillips: It’s about accountability

David Greene of law firm Greene & Phillips: It’s about accountability

Posted On January 27, 2020

David Greene went from owning a landscaping company out of college to deciding to go to law school and starting a law firm. Today they have six attorneys and employ sixty support staff and have opened an office in Atlanta. He’s prolific advertiser in our area and the motivation for it? Many people, he says, don’t know a lawyer and he wants to be theirs. Yet for all the advertising, most of his business is referral and repeat. It’s a great growth and success story.  Check out this episode!

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How to throw a party: Hanging out with the man behind the Hangout Festival

Posted On January 26, 2020

In a few months, some 40,000 people will converge on the beach in Gulf Shores for one of the biggest music festivals in the Southeast, the Hangout Festival. What does it take to put together an event of that size? It’s probably not surprising to hear that it’s more than meets the eye. Our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston” can attest to that. As Vice President of Operations for AEG Presents Gulf Coast and Winter Circle Productions, Reeves Price is in charge of managing the Hangout Festival, from ticket sales to booking to hiring… Read More

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Reeves Price is Running the Hangout Festival – a Huge Event made up of 10,000 tiny details

Posted On January 21, 2020

First and foremost, Reeves Price loves music and is a connoisseur of music festivals. He’ll hold Gulf Shore’s Hangout Music Festival up against any in the world in terms of quality of the acts, fan experience, and the care and attention given the talent. He manages festivals in the deep south for AEG and gives us an insider’s look at what it takes to pull it off successfully. Hint: Though he may be rubbing shoulders with today’s most popular and in-demand entertainers, it is not an easy or glamorous job. It’s hard work. Check out this episode!

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For selling whiskey, a bootlegger’s story helps, but the proof’s in the bottle

Posted On January 17, 2020

How important is a good story to branding? It certainly doesn’t hurt. In a crowded marketplace for whiskey, a great story helps set Clyde May’s Alabama Style Whiskey apart. May was a bootlegger who never sold a legal bottle in his life. But he was also an innovator who found a unique way to create a smooth finish even in batches that weren’t aged nearly as long as they are now. After May’s death, his family took the business legit and now we can all taste why people all over Bullock and Pike counties asked for May’s “Christmas whiskey.” May’s… Read More

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How specialty milkshakes and a lot of work brought growth (and Mark Cuban) to The Yard

Posted On January 12, 2020

What does it take to win on Shark Tank? What does it take to create a successful business in the same space where others in the same industry have failed? Chelsea and Logan Green can answer both those questions. The owners of The Yard Milkshake Bar, our guests in the latest episode of “What’s Working With Cam Marston,” opened their first location just three years ago and now have franchises in four states with others in the works. Among their investors: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who bought a stake in their business after a successful appearance on the ABC… Read More

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LC May – Brand Ambassador for Clyde May’s Alabama Style Whiskey

Posted On January 12, 2020

Clyde May was never without a still somewhere in the woods of Bullock Country, Alabama. His special Christmas offering, which he only sold to family and friends, was flavored with apple slices and aged in oak barrels. Today Clyde May’s Alabama Style Whiskey is sold in all 50 states and is represented by his grandson, LC May, who carries the family’s reputation with great pride. We discuss the whiskey business, how social media is selling whiskey, and how LC prefers his whiskey after a long week on the road. Check out this episode!

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Is iGen the Impatient Generation?

Posted On January 9, 2020

“Take it slow and things will be just fine. All we need is just a little patience.” Axl Rose sang that back in 1989 on Guns N’ Roses’ second album. Some millennials weren’t even born back then, and iGen wasn’t thought of yet. Maybe if they had been, they’d be a little more open to his advice. The leading edge of iGen is entering the workforce, and they expect to move up quickly. The Wall Street Journal recently cited a survey by workplace-coaching firm InsideOut Development, which found that over 75 percent of iGen respondents believed they should be promoted… Read More

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The Yard Milkshake Bar – Beautiful Treats, Huge Growth, and a Shark Tank Deal

Posted On January 5, 2020

One would think a milkshake that runs upwards of $10 would have a very limited market. Not true. Begun in Gulf Shores, Chelsea and Logan Green have discovered a robust market for their magnificent creations and are now operating several stores with plans in the works for franchise operations. And the cherry on the top is an offer from Mark Cuban on ABC’s Shark Tank to help them grow. Listen to their story. Check out this episode!

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The key to a happier new year: Gratitude

Posted On January 3, 2020

Gratitude is important. We have an entire holiday built around it (Thanksgiving isn’t just about turkey, you know). But how many of us actually give thanks on a daily basis? As we come to the close of another holiday season, Christmas 2019 and New Year’s 2020, we stepped away from the workplace to look at the concept of gratitude on a live holiday episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston.” Our guests in this episode are Columbia University psychology professor Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, whose book Happier examines the importance of gratitude, and two Mobile residents who have gone through traumatic medical… Read More

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