An Indianapolis Business Podcast: Off the Circle
About the Show
Listen to Indy-based entrepreneurs and business-people, their experience and expertise. Have some laughs and learn along the way on this episode of Off the Circle. Your hosts are Douglas Karr and Ryan Grimes. We're sharing motivating stories, newly discovered businesses, exceptional leaders, and other topics associated with the great city of Indianapolis.
Episode 21: Corporate Security: HIPAA Compliance and Ransomware
January 30th, 2018
55 mins 5 secs
bitcoin, hipaa, it security, ransomware
There was recent news of Indiana hospitals being targeted and successfully attacked with ransomware. These attacks are profitable to hackers and a lot more common than you think. Today, we discuss corporate security and discuss the steps organizations can take to protect themselves.
Episode 20: Startup Challenges... with The Indy Startup Challenge
January 14th, 2018
1 hr 7 mins
app, financial app, indy, indy startup challenge, ladybug collaborative, mobile app, snapshyft, startup
The Indy Startup Challenge started as an idea by Kelly Schwedland and Joe Albano to bring world class startup tools to local companies.
Episode 19: What Every Business Needs to Know About Google Analytics
January 5th, 2018
35 mins 25 secs
analytics, elevated marketing solutions, google, google analytics, google search console, google tag manager
In preparation for an upcoming training class on Google Analytics, we speak with Indianapolis Analytics expert and "all things Google" Jennifer Denney.
Episode 18: What Makes Biking in Indianapolis so Fantastic?
December 18th, 2017
1 hr 4 mins
bicycle trails, bicycles, bicycling, cycling, indy, trails
We gathered some avid cyclists from in and around Indianapolis to speak to why this city is such an amazing place for bicycling. Tune in to hear from veterans, charities, mechanics, and even a cyclist with a national following!
Episode 17: Jen Edds: Indianapolis' Own Business Podcasting Professional from Brassy Broadcasting Company
December 18th, 2017
46 mins 21 secs
brassy broadcast company, indy, jen edds, podcast, podcasting
Jen is a wonderful, positive treasure here in the local community. Her mission is to help the do-gooders of the world make a profound impact by putting them in the ears, heads, and hearts of new audiences with podcasts and other audio content.
Episode 16: So You Want to Be a Solopreneur?
December 7th, 2017
1 hr 8 mins
business, entrepreneur, mentor, mentoring, solopreneur, starting a business, startup
What are the benefits and challenges of being a solopreneur? We share the good, the bad, and the ugly with three new entrepreneurs and some experienced ones here in Indianapolis.
Episode 15: How and Why To Create a Culture of Good In Your Business
November 20th, 2017
1 hr 4 mins
business, culture of good, leadership, philanthropy
Culture of Good is a culture change resulting from a deep-seated desire to do more good in the world. On today's Off the Circle we interview Co-founder Ryan McCarty.
Episode 14: How Indianapolis is Positioning Itself as a Center of IoT Innovation
November 14th, 2017
53 mins 41 secs
central indiana, fishers, indiana, indianapolis, iot, iot lab, technology
Indiana is positioning itself as a leader in the Innovation of IoT technologies with the launch of the Indiana IoT Lab in Fishers, Indiana.
Episode 13: Meet Art to Remember, A Hoosier Fundraising Business That's Saving Art Classes
November 7th, 2017
33 mins 35 secs
art, art class, art education, art to remember, ecommerce
Art to Remember has the perfect school fundraising program to make raising money for your school fun and easy! They turn students’ original artwork from classroom lessons into high-quality keepsakes, giving kids a sense of accomplishment while raising money for their school.
Episode 12: Meet The Passionate Leaders Protecting Indiana's Forests
November 6th, 2017
43 mins 41 secs
department of natural resources, dnr, forestry, indiana, indiana department of natural resources, indiana forest facts, indiana forests
Have you ever wondered why Indiana forests are so amazing? Meet two of the people who fight for them. Anne Laker and Shannon Anderson talk about the importance of saving our forests and what challenges they run into in that battle.
Episode 11: Indy Veterans, Veteran-Owned Businesses, and Companies Interested in Hiring Vets
November 5th, 2017
39 mins 31 secs
indianapolis, indy, veterans, veterans administration
A discussion of the Indianapolis Veteran community and its economic impact.
Episode 10: Women-Owned Businesses Serving Their Community
October 30th, 2017
58 mins 39 secs
fatherless daughters, female, female business-owners, female entrepreneurs, indiana, indiana originals, indianapolis, jen daisy boutique, women, women-owned business
We have an amazing conversation with 3 female business owners who have created businesses serving their community. The founders of JenDaisy Boutique, Indiana Originals, and Fatherless Daughters are an inspiration - and we interview them here in Off the Circle.
Episode 9: Michael Reynolds and the Launch of Zephyr CMS
October 27th, 2017
38 mins 26 secs
cms, content management system, innovation, michael reynolds, software, spinweb, startup, zephyr
Zephyr is an innovative content management solution for agencies and power users to build powerful websites for your clients, with speed and style. It's highly performant, PCI compliant, and HIPAA compliant.
Episode 8: Kenzie Academy: Preparing Indianapolis' Growing Demand for Technology Talent
October 23rd, 2017 | 31 mins 3 secs
Kenzie Academy is a tech apprenticeship school, pioneering a new model in education. We’re developing future tech leaders with the skills, passion, and purpose to meet the demands of growing companies.
Episode 7: Know Your Finances! Learn Both Personal and Business Financial Tips!
October 20th, 2017
42 mins 53 secs
business, finance, finances, small business
Today we talk about personal and business finances and how to plan ahead for the highs and lows of owning a business. What should you do when the money is good, and how to plan for seasonal work, all on Off the Circle!