OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.
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When it comes to having a great idea in business, the difference between success and failure is hard to pin down till you’re one or the other.
Lisa Lloyd doesn’t have the luxury of hindsight. Lisa is an inventor. She has invented products that have made millions. And she has had days that weren’t so good. On today's Out to Lunch Peter Ricchiuti discusses the invention business with Lisa Lloyd from the Lloyd Marketing Group.
Liz Shepherd is the founder of a business called Life City. Life City also deals in turning good ideas into reality. They help companies change - from traditional ways of doing business to green and sustainable practices that are also profitable.
For his third great idea of the day, Peter introduces Justin Bayer and his entrepreneurial startup, Welcome to College. Hear a longer conversation about Welcome to College with Peter, Justin, Liz, and Lisa here.