In hour one, Nicole Smith, the owner of spa810 at Atlantic Station joined us to talk about her transition from the corporate world to business owner. We talked about saving up to start, figuring out what business to be in, and how to connect with the community. One way spa810 Atlantic Station is doing that is with their teacher appreciation charity event, going on now!
In hour two, Chris Brotherson a Senior Director at Rosetta Stone joined us to talk about the ROI, both tangible and intangible that companies can expect from offering language training to their employees. We also talked about creating a culture that encourages practice and makes rewards the effort of employees.
In the local headlines:
- Gwinnett judge resigns after controversial Confederate monument posts ( http://on-ajc.com/2vHvAtr )
- Arby’s switching from Pepsi to Coke ( http://bit.ly/2vHsyW9 )
- Kasim Reed to decide fate of Confederate statues, streets in 60 days ( http://on-ajc.com/2vHG7F8 )
- Home Depot transforming store rooftops into ‘mini solar farms’ ( http://bit.ly/2vH5Ptc )
- Metro Atlanta’s Life University sued for race discrimination and retaliation ( http://bit.ly/2vHDYJi )
- The Falcons’ new stadium has a Chick-fil-A, which won’t be open for most Falcons games ( http://wapo.st/2vHQFnN )
In the national headlines:
- Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society cancel plans for galas at Mar-a-Lago ( http://wapo.st/2vHRddl )
- Mylan Settles EpiPen Medicaid Overcharge Claims for $465 Million ( http://on.wsj.com/2vJ80MU )
- Google’s app store has banned Gab — a social network popular with the far-right — for ‘hate speech’ ( http://read.bi/2vIZwWf )
- White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests — but many don’t like their results ( http://read.bi/2vJkO63 )
- The world’s largest movie-theater chain is trying to block MoviePass’ new $10-a-month plan ( http://read.bi/2vJjpMO )