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Host Dwight Carey, an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at Temple, examines the future of business with two very different companies and the Temple Owls who founded them.
Tim Bennett’s business collects food scraps and waste material from individuals and businesses in Philadelphia to turn into compost, which is then sold. Bennett Compost is a local small company that seeks to make an environmental impact and fill a need for trash collection that isn’t built-in to the city’s waste department. Although his business requires knowledge of biology and chemistry, Bennett got a degree in Entrepreneurship from Temple, but he has used his ability to do research and make connections with knowledgeable people to his advantage.
An hour south of Miami is the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation, Haiti. In 1991 its citizens elected a former Roman Catholic priest and exponent of liberation theology, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, as president. Read more on Aristide and the Endless Revolution…
Hot and Cold is about building and renovating houses as well as updating with new types of insulation and alternative energy. It’s somewhat the tone of a This Old House, but in Hot and Cold, the host, Tom Gocze, is the expert and does the work. Tom gets his hands dirty as he explains how homeowners can do a lot of the work themselves or be more knowledgable if they were to hire someone.