Dr Robert Pearl Is Back to Discuss His New Book About AI in Medicine called ChatMD.

Dr Robert Pearl Is Back to Discuss His New Book About AI in Medicine called ChatMD.

Posted On April 30, 2024

Last time on the show Dr Robert Pearl gave a general overview of the impact he predicts AI with have with medicine. I asked him to return to the show on the release of his new book, ChatGPT MD, now availble on Amazon. Dr Pearl gives a wonderful example of someone injured in a ski accident and when they entered details about their accident and the resulting pains, ChatGPT correctly diagnosed the injury and the needed surgey. It’s next level stuff. And there is so much more yet to come. Hear Dr Pearl tell us where he thinks it’s all… Read More

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Talking in the Locker Room

Posted On April 26, 2024

On this week’s Keepin’ It Real, Cam Marston takes a moment to observe the fingerprint of time. And wishes he hadn’t. —– Talking to a naked man is awkward. It’s just…awkward. There are men that have come my gym at the same time every day for decades. And their work in the gym may have kept them alive but it has not kept them from aging. There is nothing firm on them. There’s nothing taut. Age plus gravity has left a sagging fingerprint. And talking to a naked man, especially one with some age on him, is, well, awkward. They’re… Read More

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How to grow a restaurant business (and how not to)

Posted On April 23, 2024

What kind of restaurant has the best chance at scalability? What are the most common mistakes restauranteurs make? What should anyone who wants to start their own business ask themselves? Lauren Fernandez knows, because she’s been there. Fernandez, our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” is the CEO of Full Course, an Atlanta-based investment company and accelerator that specializes in helping restauranteurs scale their businesses with an eye toward eventual sale. Fernandez is an attorney who became a restaurant manager and owner herself, so the advice she provides comes from experience. A self-described “MacGyver” whose… Read More

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Dan Sigmond of the FBI Discusses Financial Fraud and Clever Crooks

Posted On April 22, 2024

Dan Sigmond has seen a great deal in his time with the FBI. He and I discuss his pursuit of financail fraud the the crooks who commit it. Some the crooks are idiots, Sigmond says. Some, however, are brilliant. Sigmond tells us what to look for, how to defend ourselves, and the most common mistakes businesses make. Show Sponsors: Mason Hills Farms – True Farm to Table Meats E3 Termite & Pest Control Roy Lewis Construction Trey Langus – Transworld Business Advisors Allison Horner – State Farm Agent Angelo DePaola – The Coastal Connection Realty Persons Services Corp Seth Cherniak… Read More

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Posted On April 19, 2024

On this week’s KIR, Cam Marston wonders if he could do the same thing for fifteen years and know, just know in his bones, that it would pay off. —– I’ve just watched the documentary on Steve Martin called “Steve! A Documentary in Two Pieces.” I’ve always liked Steve Martin. What caught my attention the most is that he did his standup act for fifteen years. The vast majority of that time, his audiences were very small. In one video clip, he’s counting the number of people in the room during his act – there were fifteen people there. He… Read More

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Examining trends in workforce recruiting

Posted On April 17, 2024

There is value to remote working arrangements. Workers often prefer it. Productivity typically hasn’t been affected – and in some cases even increases. The pool of talent from which a company can recruit isn’t bound by geography. But most companies that embraced it by necessity during the pandemic are moving away from it. So says our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston” – Chris Lawrence of the Chicago-based recruiting firm Hirewell. Lawrence, who is based in Hirewell’s Atlanta office, says the prevalence of remote work made for a banner year for recruiting firms in 2021…. Read More

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Lauren Fernandez IDs a Quality Restaurant Concept, Adds Her Expertise, and Launches it With Private Equity

Posted On April 15, 2024

Lauren Fernandez – Full Course – can spot a restuarant that’s destined to make it. Her years of experience in the industry as an owner / operator and as a promoter has given her the insight. Today she works with owners of small restuarant concepts to get them launched big and fast by helping the owners make smart growth decisions and avoid the pittfalls that she knows can ruin a promising concept. Once the restaurant has its footing, she backs it with private equity money to truly get it soaring. Hear what she looks for, what mistakes too many restaurateurs… Read More

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April’s Fool

Posted On April 12, 2024

On this week’s Keepin It Real, Cam Marston hypothesizes on what a parenting podcast from him and his wife would sound like. —– My wife and I sat together at the beach last week laughing as we retold stories and reminded ourselves of the humor of parenting. Especially as Gen X parents. We decided to compose a social media post together. The date was April first, and that date matters. The post read the following: We are frequently asked how we’ve raised four perfect children. Here’s our response: We are excited to announce our new Parenting Podcast called Gen X… Read More

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Chris Lawrence of Hirewell and Today’s Employment Market

Posted On April 8, 2024

Chris Lawrence has focused on the human capital space helping organizations identify, build, financially assess, implement, and manage outsourced recruiting and consulting solutions. His perspective gives a good view of today’s workplace and workforce needs. We discuss how the workforce needs have evolved since the Great Recession and what he predicts going forward. Notably, Chris explains why there is a greatly reduced demand for IT talent and a huge surge in demand for sales and management talent. Show Sponsors: Mason Hills Farms – True Farm to Table Meats E3 Termite & Pest Control Roy Lewis Construction Trey Langus – Transworld… Read More

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Selling team-branded gear (and getting smiles) just takes some personality

Posted On April 7, 2024

Shadrick Toodle came by his gift of charisma naturally. His mother raised six children and still found time to teach Sunday School and be the “candy lady” in the neighborhood. So when Toodle had kids of his own, he threw himself into their sports and other activities. And that, combined with his personal charm and judicious use of social media, has helped him build a business. Toodle, our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” owns Toodle Boys Sports, which designs, creates and sells unique branded clothing and other merchandise for high schools, club programs and… Read More

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