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The Lt. Gov. Of MN Wants Us to Believe Everything Children Tell Us
"Okay, so listen to the Minnesota lieutenant governor, Peggy flanagan. Talking about children, children. Who say they are members of the opposites that they are really the opposite sex. Your ten year old girl says to you might even be younger. And obviously might be older, says, mom, dad, I am a boy. What should you do? Here is the advice of another destructive woman in our society, the lieutenant governor of Minnesota. Can we get the lieutenant governor? Because let's be clear, this is life affirming and life saving healthcare. Right, so hold on there. Hold on, hold on, please. This is the lieutenant governor of Minnesota saying it is life affirming and lifesaving healthcare. To give hormone blockers to remember pre pubescents because once you're in puberty, it's a much tougher to do. So if you give a ten year old hormone blockers because she says she's a boy, it's life affirming. These are the sick women who dominate this field. A lot of men follow it too, but it is an overwhelmingly female proposition. And she is one of them.
"flanagan" Discussed on Climate Cast
"And spurring innovation in the growth of environmentally focused companies, markets, and jobs. Bank of America NA. Member FDIC. I hope that we can only be a star for the rest of the country and make sure that we have a sustainable environment. Minnesota governor Tim walz signed a bill this month requiring 100% carbon free electricity in Minnesota by 2040. The new law requires Minnesota to produce carbon free energy from sources like nuclear, wind, and solar power. Minnesota now joins ten other states with similar laws on the books. So how will Minnesota get to that 100% carbon free goal? Minnesota lieutenant governor Peggy flanagan is here to discuss the new law. High lieutenant governor, welcome to climate cast. Thanks so much for having me, Paul. I'm happy to be here. So let's start with where we are now. Minnesota already produces about 25% of our electricity from renewables. That's faster than many thought it could happen, but it's a long way from 100% carbon free. Can we really get there in 17 years? I have absolute confidence that we can get there and frankly, we need to get there. Climate change is an existential threat, and it threatens many of the things that we love about Minnesota and the rest of the world. So two weeks ago, we learned that Minnesota's greenhouse gas emissions declined by 23% between 2005 and 2020. And that's really thanks to the steps that Minnesota eats have taken. To reduce emissions, but we know that there's a lot more action that we can take. Well, let's talk about how we get it done. The mechanics, if you will, what does the energy mix need to look like in Minnesota, given current and developing technology
"flanagan" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast
"The differences of experiences the owner. It's all real. We've been very blessed. We've we've been able to see the role. Do some really cool things. Meet a ton of phenomenal people over the years and it's Like i said it's the role of much smaller place for us on our kids leading. That will everyone. Hey matt i appreciate come on and everyone out there please. This is a again that flaming in the chief operating officer maze environmental check them out on gloom. Some love over only been with see. They're the right below. We can do this guys. We we can do this guys and girls out there come on crew there right below one hundred followers go go show some love pretty cool a website as well again. I wouldn't think man. I wish i look. I think would've sounds sounds pretty exciting right now. It's okay absolutely and thanks for coming to town and doing this. And i guess i look forward to stay in touch and deals all success in half bill building. That team conduction the row in again after monthly backup years. We're having a different conversation. Be a couple years probably a couple of months. We celebrate over a glass of wine or something like that. So thanks for tuning in to energy crew. Podcast and again. Everyone's stay safe and have a great day. Thank jank matt.
"flanagan" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast
"I went through a phase where royal about the bolshevik revolution in russia. Okay fascinated russia's probably the only place on earth that i've not. We've not had a chance in your regime just fascinated with the What is this is this. Is the people the government the culture that will all just how fiercely the national pride that they have the how unstable they been able to be to actually transform their their country into something that they think they're a super power and they have some measure of power but they don't really have that employee's not like it's not like a team right and you know they've got natural resources like we do but And so i haven't had a chance to live live and work in oliver. Asia live and work in most not all of europe is kinda put the world in. It's made it a lot smaller place for us in our kids which has been fun so reload about that. Every lot of biographies. I went through Through reading all the civil war on illicit grant okay.
"flanagan" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast
"Guys in the in the field especially will bend over backwards to help help help client be successful. And so all. I'm trying to do is to help them. Enable them to have all the other support structure they have so that you know back off the stuff fishing. Have to worry about it in all these folks job. Focus on the so. We're renos a timer. Obviously you know emissions and flair and reducing player and also is a huge aspect or register. And as you said it's kind of one of those things where it's not It's not lip service anymore. This is this is how you not only operate today but how you will operate tomorrow with with capital investment in invest all so. It seems like there's a lot of technology out there. How are y'all differentiate yourself from company x. Down the road of says the oh we can do the same damn because there seems to be a lot of competition right now when it comes to flare reductions and stuff like that so how. Y'all kind of differ. Jane yourself from that I think the biggest thing is a lot of at least some of the competition Not direct competition but there are technologies out there that will with the vrt's vr us and will help reduce the pressure in your in your tank batteries in we look at that through lens of of operational safety more than anything which is important. It used to be at the panel. I said there was a at one of the panels is from tudor pickering and she said he s g is the new. Vhs used to be that you know she gave it lip service and you said we have a health and safety program but we have an incident will pay the fine if we have to fear away more long as nobody gets seriously hurt or worse we'll work through it. Well then it became point where no osha will shut you in They'll shut you down. If you have a certain safety bad safety score they'll come in and shut down your operation so you can't just give lip service. So he has g. is at a point now. We're in insert states that got mandates. And i think i was reading a yesterday that the in in terms of Not necessarily in upstream production but in other sectors were if you're above limits around nitrous oxide sulfur dioxide. It's four thousand dollars per tonne of excess emissions on your slept with so that you you think about the financial impact that can have on but again epa now can come in and shut you in as producer an exit. The power social media. Now i guess we we've seen some were. There's two guys in a pickup truck rolling down and there's a flare going ignored candlestick. They pull off to the side of the road in the middle of west texas next thing. What's on facebook. Your name is everywhere is a right up to the least. The lisa operator sign on. Now you're dealing with a pr the mess and this is something that is kind of a look. Sustainability.
"flanagan" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast
"And so i told even in a corporate environment which even in europe early kind of floor that was the management team. We had. My job is to make you as marketable as i can in the role that you're in so that someday you're going to have my job in there actually a couple of individuals that when i got there were Dot net developers there now. Cio's ten years later while In amazon i did that. But you go into montana part of that right but if you go into mindset of. I'm gonna i'm gonna make remarkable. I'm gonna help you build skills yet. You may leaf. That's the whole idea is if you're remarkable you're gonna have other career opportunities in my job is to make this the most important thing and as long as you're growing developing hopefully you'll stay. Yeah but yeah you may go out and find something that's more you're more passionate about and then all sorts of things but maintaining that that network of connections and so. Yeah i go seek people out i have. I have colleagues and former bosses. That i go still seek out council and i a- folks that reach out to me that seek out council and they sometimes we vent. Sometimes we talk about the good things that we're doing you know it's all it's not always about rid buys. It could be family or obviously with everything that's going on in the last eighteen months. Well that to me is mentorship right there. It's not just professional guidance. As personal to and i think he struck a extremely great point. Right there when you said you you're trying to make your team more marketable you trying to build your team up so they are the best versions of themselves professionally person. We're we're that is because i saw a lot of people get like I'm sure you have tunes downturn. I've found the people that had the management above them. That worked building them up. That were Micromanage didn't let them Didn't empower their employees or let them kind of Give him enough to hang themselves..
"flanagan" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast
"Did some of the original oil deals with the kuwaitis back in the seventies. Wow he was on the board of the business school and he called whoever and they said yeah matt would probably be good and so he called me and offered me a job in grad school to help him build. Dan was commodity trading software but it was basically migrating trading formulas from lotus one. Two three into microsoft excel because back in the early nineties. Everybody was moving onto the microsoft game platform. So he hired me to do that. And i was working alongside some you know. Merrill lynch commodity traders and some of the bear stearns skies and it was a small team of startup do really materialize anywhere. But i got some really good skills out of it. Obviously his stories were were unbelievable coming out of the things that he had seen in the international markets and so forth and then so i graduated from aaron anderson consulting came colin. And i said i've always kind of gravitated towards the consultant world of in they tell you not jobs wherever the same every day is going to be different. It's going jumped on board with anderson. Was there guess about a dozen years half of that. I spent in international markets. We've moved around so we've got now my my wife and four kids kind of dragged along. We're joel around jeeze. The first one will when we met. I was working in billings. Montana okay with conaco spent about a year and a half going back and forth there then. We got married and we're living in lake. Charles a rented house on cinderblocks not too far from the bridge. there was only one game limbo on the back. Then there's no golden nugget. None of the tillman wasn't there yet. But it was it was right working at the in the refining network there and whenever we went to wichita spent some time with coke industries on a couple of roles Actually had lunch with charles coq one day. Okay the scariest thing that i've ever experienced as his obviously his known disdain for consultants especially ones that are have kind of gotten themselves embedded into his business is really anathema to him. He didn't he didn't have actually rule that you not allowed to work at more than two business. Units within coke as a consultant. And then you had to leave okay. So i was doing some work with their pipeline group and had a couple of coq employees and we were sitting in the cafeteria having launched. And all i did was look up when i saw charles cope walking up with a with a try and sat down at the table and i went just completely stone. Ghost white thinking. Oh god he's gonna ask me who i worked with. What group a man. And that's going to be any. He was great. He sat for about ten minutes. Asked us would rupa with and what we're working on so we talked about all the cool stuff. We're doing with biplane group with leak detection. And he said keep up the good work up and left took a depressing And then an opportunity came up in the late nineties to asia which release what kind of took my career on a on a far different dejected than a lot of people at the time because back in the late nineties it was all about..
"flanagan" Discussed on Oil and Gas Startups Podcast
"Jank out there. If you're trying to do well site location. What sounds easier. Take a lift. The sick and smoke signal hengel right after the fourth pump. Jack if you rich the third medium sized boulder you've gone too far or simply plug the location in untrustworthy app and confidently driving there. Oh but gp don't work on these roads. They wanna get close to location but not exactly to the location. Hey i know. I know i hear and i get you..
"flanagan" Discussed on The Stephen King Boo! Club
"You're correct about that. I think you're on that's an god it phoenix. You just clarified a lot for me. I think that's the right word. Is that the horror is not sincere. It's it's it's reflections of reflections. It's tropes and not in not its own thing thank you. Thank you phoenix for connecting. Some things in my brain. Sometimes i get there It always brings me a lot of joy. Hey thank you for and by the way. I don't regret watching this movie. But i'm never going to seek it out. Oh i've had to watch it twice. Its worst the second time i believe. Yeah because the first time you who where are they going with this and they don't and that's a movie that again it's not bad. It has a seventy percent on rotten tomatoes. That it kinda earned. Yeah it's the most competently made bad movie ever made. It's just not good or fun. it's just it's like the perfect five paragraph essay. It's never gonna change your life but you sure did get ney well with that. I think that we should thank everyone. We're glad that you're joining us. Still at this point with our besides we've got a really awesome next couple months for you. I also think that this episode is gonna flow really nicely into our conversations about revival because both this and revival toes some interesting lines around genre versus non genre Join us next time. Join us won't you. For maybe one of my favorite. Stephen king books revival. We will see you then. The bye bye.
"flanagan" Discussed on The Stephen King Boo! Club
"To contrast that gerald's game does the opposite the exact opposite where gerald's game is brutal to watch heartbreaking terrifying precisely because it speaks to a difficult to otherwise see truth about what abuse feels like and and this. This just doesn't do that. It doesn't quite know what it wants. Those scenes to do i think and it is just uncomfortable like it's just on. There's not it's not like problem at it. I don't think that everything that you dislike has to be like morally bad but it is artistically a as you mentioned earlier it actually would have been better if it was more campy. Yeah could've because then you have that layer of artifice. That like fakey nece that you can kind of hide behind that you can engage with it on a more abstract level. If you're using catch up instead of blood. I would've liked to see the disney version of this movie owe. I wouldn't i think i'd rather die. I just i feel like i don't. I don't honestly know how you could do. A better. And i was thinking about it. I don't think that you could make a better movie. But i think that you could make a way fucking better. Tv show interesting because this story just needs more time to cook. There isn't enough space in this movie to really get all the layers that you get in the novel. I mean in the novel. You're talking about themes of alcoholism and intergenerational abuse of family. You're talking about found family in about the kindness of strangers about internet connectivity in the modern age and how that relates to children exploitation but also how it's empowering for the younger generation to get in touch with people like them like it's dense and you just can't get to that in the timeframe that this movie allow when you're as awesome as mike flanagan and stephen king and everyone involved in this show when you rule that much. It's hard to have the humility to not tackle certain things like you. And i is artists. I sure don't tackle stuff. Yeah that's true and in this time talking about the way. The internet affects children brings up for people thoughts of the cunanan cult and conspiracy theories about human trafficking and real human trafficking. Elyssa probably like the biggest and worst and most obvious thing that exists in the world. Is this topic an i as an artist. Not saying anyone else do an. I'd you would choose to just let the not someone smarter is going to deal with it for sure. He'd someone way smarter. If you're going to talk about chatting up. Joe we need whereas malala. Can she come talk about it. 'cause i don't need it. Yeah toy i think the..
"flanagan" Discussed on VOICE Global 2021
"No no word. Yeah we're firmly a b. two b. company We love consumers and we love solving for them but yeah we would most likely rely on our partners to bring something to market i. It's it's a fascinating time and fintech certainly has been kind of front and center. Where do you see things going from. A fintech standpoint. Where where do you think the. Where's the industry and we've seen some really interesting things this past year. You'd think the bank of america rolled out there in app voice assistant and that took off like from a from a use case standpoint. People are you know. I think consumers in general are using voice more and more people are using their voice now to send their text messages right. They're using it more and more so just natural if you're app is going to start allowing it's going to start to be picked up. But but how do you see. Fintech industry evolves in you know. In the next year to two years around conversational interfaces question certain focus on customer servicing and enabling that experience to be better and more efficient I certainly see a day when you will invite a conversational assistant as a third party to the conversation and allow them to Capture data capture biometric data capture information. That is sensitive and also highly relevant to doing verification so the conversation can flow freely between the two humans without putting the cognitive load on the customer service agent who's attempting to maintain a relationship and a positive call experience as opposed to like collecting the nuts and bolts You know there's still a large number of consumers that prefer to do banking in person or on the phone Very large. I think larger than most anticipate expect. And so you know. There's still a lot of opportunity to add intelligence into that conversation and leverage the technology a voice to bring it full circle and And so. I think that there's certainly some some benefits there. What erica is to. Bank of america is huge. It's certainly the trend. That banks are if not applying practically implementing like thinking about spending a lot of time thinking there. 'cause there's a lot of opportunity to improve mobile experience especially when you think about adaptability. There's there's a lot of value there but But yeah we'll see we'll see we'll see how much investments going to pour into the space Over the next few years i think the customer servicing and those types of use cases probably be the majority of the investment over the next two to three years. And then we'll see certainly agree with you there. I think. I think i think the customer service the whole that whole industry is is teeming with teaming with opportunity in the in the boys tech industry and there is a lot of focus in that market both from the major players but then also allow third party platforms and developers and folks as service the call centers bases you know stay tuned for a lot of innovation in those areas. Well let's talk about the phone. Stop let's talk about shopping. It's talk about E commerce and and how that's evolving. I think that you know you said that you know visa was excited. Because of the.
"flanagan" Discussed on Project Voice 2021
"There's that there's that as well right. So there's there's a bunch of other things that are going on patrick. I wanted to talk a little bit about back when we when we met. I looked on your link. It looks like you're you're not doing this word. I thought it was fascinating. You were a volunteer for skiing with the blind and just thought that such a such a cool thing to do and it's unusual tells a little bit about that and how you got involved that and a little bit of what that experience was like sure Yeah we we unfortunately had to close up shop on that. has Would you talk about the failure of small business. Unfortunately nonprofit campus in failure rate were unfortunately just part of that statistic even though we all loved the mission that we Were on and and the activities that we got to do but Yeah i i've been s year for thirty three years i raised semi professionally so i had the skills and i found myself getting bored skiing and i feel awful saying that ca- skiing is still one of my favorite activities and other people go. How can you be bored and And i got interested organization and And i went up and top people who didn't have a site or visually impaired how to ski and was going down green run using every single technique and skill that i had at my disposal to make sure that we were having a safe in the joy experience. this is. This is like the way that. I can translate what i have done in my past and bring it forward and so Selfishly which i think many of start selfishly joining a nonprofit like was obsolete and then i got to meet the people and get really involved in the visually impaired community and understand what their pain points. Were and and bring it back to the workplace and make sure that everybody understood what building accessibility means at like four. An individual for human. Because i had the opportunity have those interactions on the slopes and so So yeah so it was. It was a fantastic experience. I hope we can get going again. to keep us keep us posted..
Behind The Scenes Of HubSpot's Podcast Network Launch with SVP Kieran Flanagan
"How did you figure out who you wanted to work with you. Go through your song and dance and then you have to get through launch. Talk me through the podcast sourcing than what did you do. Once you got. Everyone signed up ken soon after we had acquired the hustle and so the hustle. I think status up. Pretty well to speak to sam parr who is the founder of the hustle. Great creator that was really the first acquisition. We did as we were trying to build this media team so even just that process gives us good experience to go and talk to creators about doing this collaboration. What we did was. We took the information from our customer base. We plotted at the categories of content. They most wanted to listen to podcasts. Specifically what content would you like to hear on podcast. We broke that up into different sections startups marketing sales. Red lobsters one of those. We just went to look to see what content said with our audience. We're looking for again. the cooling was. We made a list. We wanted to start with five. We would approach. Help get the one that we wanted on board that they did want to come aboard. We will get another one on board and work towards getting eventually. All five on board finally worked her way down to the marta podcast. No that's the crazy thing is. We didn't have to really sell much so there wasn't really anyone who said no. I thought the process of getting all of the creators onboard would be a lot more long gated than it was. I thought that would be the cold up. It really wasn't the hold up. There is a couple of other podcasts. We've talked to were excited to get on board. And the only reason they're not on board on the initial launch is because they can't actually start to do this until the start of next year so the only knows got not a we. Don't wanna join this. It was really just a timing issue. Actually wanted to sign up. This is the thing we wanna do are committed to do this thing this year but the start of next year. We'd love to join the podcast network so the process was actually quite smooth. We built categories though the podcast list. And take that for the most part said.
The Role of Content in Marketing with HubSpot SVP, Kieran Flanagan
"So let's talk a little bit about building content at hub spot. What is the content marketing machine. Look like we're inherently a team of educators to help. Spot content has traditionally focused on education education is inherently mapped to search. Like people are trying to search for problems. They have solutions that they have. They're trying to search for education that they need again. It's why in the first episode. I talked about the insight we had a why inbound marketing becomes popular is through the rise and growth of the internet. 'cause people shifted from having to rely on people talking to them on the phone versus being able to actually get answers themselves on the internet so the content team creates content through our blogs we create content through our youtube channel. We create content through this academy. We have people really love academy we free courses on digital marketing on sales crossmond success in business growth and we have a large team an editorial process where we tried to find that all of the things our audience onto educating south on the format that works best for that question they have and then the best way to create that in terms of the right medium whether that is blog podcast video or academy. So i think that there's two things to discuss here. One the actual content production process which it sounds like you have a team of in house content creators as opposed to outsourcing the content production. Talked me about whether that's true. What's the justification for having writers video producers audio editors in house as opposed to freelancing or are you doing both. I think if you're going to be a company that is truly successful. You have to have conviction about a couple of things that will differentiate you. We have always believed that software companies in the future will have like these kind of media. Wars media companies media for us in content for us was always a differentiation. And so we wanted to make that part of the company fabric so we hire internal writers. We hire internal geographers. We hire internal people who create podcasts. We are people who can create world class education to our academy because that's how we believe. We will differentiate ourselves from capacitors. We have some amount of freelancers that we can work with when needed. But we're for the most part in internal content team. Why do i think that's better. I think it's better because great creators wanna work in teams with other great creators. And i think that the companies who can best harness creators work with creators and creators to provide the best environment for those people do the best work must stand out from all of the other
Discussing Marketing Strategies With HubSpot Senior VP of Marketing, Kieran Flanagan
"When you're thinking about marketing and your core customers you sort of outlined hubs spot thinks of itself as the way to scale business a start small and you can get all the way to the enterprise or you're just working with enterprise clients but do you think of your customers in vertical is fashion do you target marketers target sales. Do you target customer success or do you really think about it. Terms of business size and the problems are trying to solve do a vertical so we started as a company offering. Marketing tools will launch a crm sales to customers success so Did market to market. We remarked the salespeople customer success he both you can start on our platform whether you're a marketer and you wanted free tools you can stop there. If you're mark you wanna full mark nonimation fat from you. Start their similar in terms of sales and customer success. You can kind of start. In any of those verticals platform start for free upgrade to versions of those products we also kinda just market to businesses. I feel like we're trying to be the platform for this new generation of companies who are growing and scaling and help spot can give you part of what you need. Whether that's the marketing part of sales part the customer success part the crm or we can provide you as you said the kind of brain for your business to be able to scale in that way. And i would like your description because one of the advantages from hotspot I'm biased. Because i work in hell spot but at worked in other tech companies Attack is that hostile. Actually fosters team designing good collaboration because everyone is using the same product like everything lives same place and people are using the same tool to your point in a lot of companies the marketing team the sales team the customer success team. They're all using their own tools than you have to try to plug them. Altogether very cobbled fashion. I think hub spot as kind of taken the hard road to build that organically in that platform organically but i think the advantages of that are seen by the teams to use. That actually fosters a lot. For collaboration. Across those teams
"flanagan" Discussed on The Roots of Leadership Podcast
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"flanagan" Discussed on The Roots of Leadership Podcast
"Just that's where you. I had the inspiration when you recruit now when you look for for a good a good colleague to come into the business. What are some of the triggers. The traits the talents. That that you look for and sometimes you can spot easily might be hard to find hard to see. Yes so we i mean ultimately. We're looking for people who are waiting for customers. Say best now because we want the our cleaning teams our colleagues to speak to our clients to engage. So you know being confident being able to speak to a client. I contact all last key because euro knee as good as your front line in this type of industry and you're only as good as your loss clean as well and we want someone who's detailed so we do tasks some nice behind the scenes. Why will give them a reuben will ask them. Tell me how you would cleaning this room because obviously And you know there's a. Mac did behind a a personality type as wild latte. How they gang of how they would physically cleaner week do taxes wild where we do trials to go and do a trial so then we can actually see what they liked the Coaching with them and will help them got vigils things to help them do as well. Not try this pasta. Because i think sometimes employer will just check people into the band that you know we can teach so matches whilst that also help sign and just just you know Clean as around when a ceo was around. You know in the nighttimes in the office says and you got to have the meta personable while because fast reading a key. That's what we're looking for ultimately and then we can teach you to give them all the skills you know for all the other staff. Yeah you know something that that you said that. I think we often forget about. Is those those interview or training. That's really based around action scenarios or make see how people think i think too often. Businesses look at resumes and cds and we talk about the stoorikhel achievements or outcomes of the individual. But that doesn't really tell us what we need to know. And what kind of outcomes. We're going to get because it's tough. It's tough to interview and and make the right hire there. You know you. You built in a credible business. You have visions of the future. What's next rachel. you know. Rachel flanagan founder. Ceo of mrs bouquet. Or ed. what's it. What's what's next and.
"flanagan" Discussed on The Roots of Leadership Podcast
"You went you have clean because it makes your life so much easier at and we would just go around and kill. These ten thousand flyers were gone. I literally just had to wait for the phone calls to come in and that is that is how war. Starting the business was back. Then you know yeah because a lot of the things that you're talking about what you started missing k. rate and a little paper strategy and just a lot of courage and shoe leather. That there's there's a lot of listeners right now and entrepreneurs and leaders that that are hearing what you say that they've they may have found the need they may have just like you did or people need their homes cleaned and they found the need but sometimes they they overanalyze it. Too much right. They spend too much time processing. Like here's the need. Let's go and we're just going to get after it has have you found that that energy that -bility that can do attitude. Are you able to still apply it at the size that mrs bouquets now and yes i mean i gotta be careful land. Because i'm running a team. So i i got to be controlled within the nice way and go no as you know. We win william too fast now. We need to slow down because the team needs to do this. Oh processes and things like that. And that i find the baked that we've gone. I suppose in a way like the easier is getting because you can be more agile with a team you can we put the processes in systems in like you know those stocked up days like thin hajjah than starter phase to me like when you've got nestle saying like no money at all and you physically you know stopped everything from scratch. And but yeah. I mean i still have the energy that i have now that when i had back then i mean obscene. I've got you know. I've got much more debt. Family responsibilities and things like that now. Some constant knee john glen. I really run my life my life like a business my personal life. Because that's the way that works me with my children so then i don't. I mean everyone has mom guilt may. I'm wearing multiple hats compared to before when i was eighty know waking empty hours a week doing everything i remember that you know. I'm sure the phone on saturday wound. Pretend tonight as little book. Keep baron staff bill because every saturday morning. That's when i would do the bucks an aspirin every deliver seats. That was the only way. I can do it then i i couldn't afford to keep back..
"flanagan" Discussed on The Roots of Leadership Podcast
"My dance started his business later on in his life. Thank you is more like the middle forty the mid forty s and will he used to do because he used to run a catering company and i actually kicked him out of his office one day and i said to him. I really really wanted to run my own shelf. And he he took me to macro is which is like this big massive warehouse and he has caused so he would lend me the money. I mean i. I was probably ten ten or nine and every day after school. I put my sign up on the main rewards. All these people are going to come in. But they didn't really have is just my. My few will find that. I had a real tail because he got to the year from one of his campaign staff had closed down and just even using hill and the receipt coming out when i was punching the numbers. That was such a strong last sandwich. Oh we now v appreciate because it made me realize a new kind of war it takes to make money. 'cause i was you know it was kind of like a real role play with the shock and it was tiny the office law as you know. And so i think it was like those types of moments I think a lot about that now with having children myself The power of role play is massive and quite the race to just net where we think we need to go to universtiy by all of the amazing entrepreneurs that we know how this crew in determination and they just go out there duets. Man this dry. And so i i feel the spirit came from when i was young. And on having those people and those coaches around me at the time as you were talking rachel the business has really grown you talk about four million three hundred employees and do and due to double this so this was you know the work of an eighteen year old entrepreneur..
"flanagan" Discussed on The Roots of Leadership Podcast
"This is anthony grupo and you are in for a treat today on the roots of leadership. I'm joined by rachel flanagan. Rachel thanks for coming on the show. Thank you really really excited to speak to day. You know ritual. Every time i get to spend time with you. I just walk away so inspired and energized. So i know the listeners are going to get a great deal of from from our conversation so let me just give you a little background for the listeners. About rachel rachel founded mrs boucher at the age of eighteen. This was in two thousand and five and she started with only twenty pounds of promotional flyers. Right is that And i'm going to say a clear. A american audience talking about pounds as in as in a dollars and currency not in weight. So that was right right. Rachel just twenty pounds spent on promotional flyers yet just twenty raids which felt like you know massive amounts of money back then so and i think it was really think about twenty pounds in a hoover. Your ambition was a set up a consistent reliable cleaning service and to give people the opportunity to grow and you really invested in people. You've you've become one of the leaders in the industry you've been published and a lot of therapy thing from business. Live to all kinds of publications. And you're one of the most driven ambitious exciting entrepreneurs i've ever known so let's have a conversation. Yeah rachel your story is one that people dream of and dream about and think about every day in day. Can they do it right. Can they be rachel flanagan. Let's go back to the start in the beginning. And because what. What did you know you had to as a as a young girl you had this spirit. When did you know yes so hard. Isn't it when you kind of always felt this way. But i i think at a young age and just to give you a background of the business is out now. I'm so a way on track for this year for two million and we need grown by a million in the last twelve months through kobe. Jr am as well and we've got three hundred plus staff over the next three years. We're going to be an recruiting another three hundred and but yeah. I never really imagined. Deaths back then when i was eighteen. When you just said no. vote the spirit a Days to me. It's when you know. When i think about it now we're at because i've got two small children of all those little things that make you my man. My dad j.j. go into swim in last sentence. An having really good coach and a use to say to me. You know it doesn't just happen. You gotta be fished in the pool. And you're going to be the law in the poo. And i passed what i do. I always go a little bit Alia train early iras while and then doing some extra training at the end and two and swimming for me. That was really good last son when i was really young and and it was also wax..
Melvin Hazen Helped Segregate Washington DC, And Got A Park In His Name
"Eighty years ago. Any washingtonian would have likely known. The name melvin. Hazen he was the city's defacto mayor before residents were allowed to elect their own leaders now neighbors and officials are calling for hazings name to be removed from local park. Wmu's jacob fenced-in explains why if you've never heard the name. Melvin hazen you're not alone melvyn hayes and was is coretec. Watch hikes to my along. Trail named for mr hazen three times a week with her dog but never knew who was named four or why not. I mean it's got the creek right beside it. The trail crisscrossing. Melvin creek winding valley under a canopy of beach and tulip trees at leads from rock creek. Park up to connecticut avenue. Recently neighbors have begun to learn about the man behind the name basically thanks to him that or free. Upper northwest is as white as it is. Monmouth is a local advisory neighborhood commissioner. She says he's in policies when he ran. The city in the nineteen thirties were racist. He worked to bulldoze one of the only black communities west of rock creek that legacy of segregation is visible to this day word. Three where melvin. Park is located his just seven percent black given the ugly history. Is this really. We want to memorialize answer no in november nemeth and the anc called on the national park service which owns the park to rename it dc congresswoman. Eleanor holmes norton made the same request. It's the latest effort to scrub the city. In the country of names and monuments with racist legacies the scrutiny on hazing is due in part to research done by local historian and writer neil flanagan. It's a story that explains a lot about why. Dc looks the way it does you know why on one side of rock creek park and why qabala live on the other during seasons fifty year career in dc. He went from an axeman clearing land to make way for streets to district. Surveyor president of the board of supervisors
"flanagan" Discussed on WSB-AM
"His shot. Take it away Long, deep three on the other end by Flanagan off the rim and no good, but offensive rebound goes to the Tigers. No to money almost had it. They took it away from him. Flanagan 66 guard dribbles just barrels right through tomorrow, but File happened before Flanagan even got into the lane. I think it was on the little card Well again, the big guy said an illegal screen and He picks up the foul and out of the game, he goes. 12 fours or score Auburn with an eight point edge. Jamal Johnson will try to pester Wheeler into the backcourt is he brings it up into the front side for the dogs tie Fagan's in didn't start tonight. McMillan did For Georgia, Katie Johnson with the ball. They don't guard and tightly puts it on the floor through the legs dribbles inside. The Ark feeds it down low to Garcia and Andrew with the lady and good that was pretty. He used his dribble to draw two defenders and then fed underneath beautifully to tie. 12 6 Dogs trail Over in basketball. They work in the front court. Flanagan High on the wing, the freshman Johnson trying to guard to go Top of the key. Give it to Cambridge. Now it comes in from the left wing into the paint. Camara cuts him off at the elbow all back out on the wing to Flanagan behind a tight screen. Top of the key kick out for three at the shot clock running out and that's off the rim and climbs over the back board hits the shot clock, and I'm not sure if that would have counted anyway. We're gonna.
Saving and Sowing Seed With Ken Druse
"GONNA have that with in the comments with the transcript of the show. So what the heck are you doing over there? Well. You know this this idea started because I when we talk, what am I doing? Oh Yeah I'm collecting aid of things that have ripening, which is this is the perfect time to keep your eye out for seeds especially of ornamental plants that you want to come back next year and I know you've got an abundance of Angelica goes. So those biennial, the plants that. They're so themselves right now or we can collect seeds and scattered them where we can collect seeds and start them indoors in the winter. But the time to catch those seeds before they drift away and You know like the JELICA I can't grow GIG US we've talked about that but I can grow Arc Anjelica and Atro- Perea you ever seen that one with purple stems so beautiful. And Paki carpet sorry he's talking Latin folks already we haven't even gotten. A bit Anjelica attr- appropriate is the purple stemmed Angelica, but I made that name up. so So yes and so some of those. Those Angelica are biennial Lsu, said, what are some of the other things when you look around that? You have in the garden that you would be targeting because you said you, you don't do well with that with the anjelica guess that I grow. That's kind of got those big wine colored. On bowls flowers at this time following that are followed a beautiful purplish green bud. The other ones do quite well for me and they're forming their basal rosettes kind of flat growth which next year just like a lettuce plant will bolt, they'll shoot up their flower spike sometimes with an Argon Jelica. Seven or eight feet tall got some moisture. Right, and and that's what you said when you said. Basal, Rosettes. One of the important things, and this is maybe we'll get to this later but. Know, how to recognize these babies because if they saw themselves or if you some of them outside, you don't WanNa destroyed accidentally later you know anyway. Yeah. So so sometimes takes a little homework looking things up and I always love when websites show or reference books show the seedling the babies as well as the grownup plant anyway. Okay. We'll get to that later we'll digital and. I don't have so much luck with. The Regular Fox glove that everybody loves for some reason I think this is all due to my sandy soil the one little more moisture. The other digital us like Vera Guinnea is that the one lend lend Tanai think is one and Ludia, which is this little plant plant's not that little bit of flowers. The Spike is covered with these creamy yellow little flowers, but it's covered with them and that's self sows or you can collect the seed or you can sprinkle the seed where you'd like it to grow and it's not a big thug just. Usually, one plant will drop a seed and or lots, and then you'll get one flanagan. I do so ver, bask them. I
Bioethicist Jessica Flanigan On Libertarian Views Toward Face Mask Laws
"I'm going to stay on the subject of face mask a little longer as you probably know government orders to wear some kind of face covering whether outdoors or indoors or triggering hostility and some quarters, even though in the absence of a vaccine for covert 19 Health experts say face coverings remain one of the best tools to fight the spread on Wednesday, Georgia's governor Bryant can't even banned local governments for enforcing these laws. Now, critics of these laws generally say these mask orders violate their right to individual liberty, so we wanted to go a little bit deeper on this argument, which is generally described as libertarian. We've called on Jessica Flanagan for this. She teaches bio ethics at the University of Richmond and is the author of the book. Pharmaceutical Freedom. Why Patients have a right to self medicate and she is with us now, Professor Flanagan. Welcome. Thank you for joining us. Thank you. So let me just establish a few things before we start our conversation. We're not going to focus on people who don't take the virus seriously because it is serious. I mean, at least twice as many people have already died from this virus as dying a terrible year of the common flu, and we're also going to skip past people who say they're not wearing a mass because they somehow think it shows their support for President Trump. If they don't wear masks that's not Focus here. We want to focus on the core idea of individual liberty versus the common good and health context. So just start there. If you would, I mean is there a basic libertarian view about public health measures like face masks? I think that there's two questions about this. The first is should people wear masks and stay home? And I think they're the libertarian answer is yes, because libertarians believe, or they should believe that people should wear masks because infecting someone with a harmful illness violates their Bali rights. Self ownership in Bali rights are Foundational to libertarianism. So masks make it less likely that people will violate these rights. So all libertarians should support mask wearing and staying home when it's possible. Second question is harder, though, should the government forced mask mandates and lockdowns and there the answer is more. It depends. The government should only restrict people's freedom and private spaces when it's necessary, and when the benefits of enforcing it exceed the cost of enforcing it. So some cases of Preventing people from exposing other peoples to risks are less problematic. For example, the government enforces speed limits on public roads. But mask mandates or things like lockdowns would applied a private businesses as well. And in those cases, there's a higher burden of proof that the government would need toe. Clear to establish that there really should be a mandate. But it's not as clear in some contacts that that burden of proof of the mat. How has it not been met? When you have more than 130,000 people have already died? This is highly contagious. It's a respiratory virus. People can transmit it without even knowing that they are themselves sick. That's how has that bird not been met? I have salubrious. As I said, I think everybody should wear a mask and people just social distance for sure. But it's not as if enforcing the law is free of any kind of costs. And so in order to enforce the law that's limiting people's authority toe run. Their businesses are Acting certainly is in private spaces. Not we're not talking about the government spaces where I think a mass mandate is totally fine been private contexts. They should be able to show that they have tried less bird in some ways of addressing the virus first. So, for example, Putting more resources behind expanding access to test a medical care provided, more pp. Investing contact. Tracing FDA only approved pool testing yesterday so public officials can require massed on government property and they could buy a lot of other ways to mitigate the virus. But how do you respond to the fact that it is a fact that certain communities, particularly black brown, Native American people have demonstrated to be far more vulnerable for a whole array of reason, so that we've well discussed at this point than other groups? One of the things that were conversations we're starting to see now. Is a real sense that people who are not as deeply affected as they have been on the aggregate just don't care or that they have sort of abandoned a sense of moral responsibility to other people just because they don't look like them and because they are not them or not related to them. How do you respond to that? That's part of the reason that I think that we should really weigh the risks on both sides because On one hand, the virus is disproportionately harmful to marginalized communities, but on the other hand, expanding people's vulnerability to police power that expansion of legal interference or the threat of law enforcement. Is also going to potentially be disproportionately harmful to people who are marginalized or people who lack social power. And so when we're making these types of risk benefit judgments, we should consider the risks of enforcement in the discriminatory effects of law enforcement or that this proportion harms of law enforcement. Alongside the disproportionate harms of the virus that communities who are more marginalized. That's Jessica Flanagan, professor of bioethics at the University of Richmond and author of the book Pharmaceutical Freedom. My Patients Have a Right to Self Medicate Professor Flanagan. Thanks so much for talking to us.
YouTube listening time falls; and working safely during a pandemic
"Americans are spending less time listening to youtube according to new data from Edison Research, six percents fewer. Americans used it last week. According to the data Joe Rogan comes off the platform in September UK music, a group of music organizations have published guidance on working safely through covid nineteen, including in recording studios. The advice should be useful for PODCAST, hosts and editors as well, and if you work in the UK audio industry, fifteen percent of UK audio network members have submitted their salary information anonymously to help with pay transparency. If you haven't done that yet, step to it. In Canada they podcast exchange has launched programmatic advertising premium podcasts. Can now work with agencies to create deals that meet the needs of their clients whether it's buying by Genre Demo publisher region all language. audio boom has closed its Indian office while the podcast market in India has grown over the past five years. See Stewart last tells us it's not become big enough forest to sustain an operation there, and he adds that audio booms hosting platform will still be available to podcast in India. Of course well Aimar Dash Pandey writes about his journey with audio boom, which started in two thousand sixteen willing to that today. His company is now looking at exclusives with different platforms, including Gio sovereign by comparison, spotify now has over two hundred episodes of local spotify originals in India according to the podcast hub which looks out the company's investment that. Street has unveiled rebrand new website promoting their production services with brands. Kosto part is an open source hosting platform made for podcasters. It's due to launch later this year as part of an initiative called pod libra. Hopeful in two thousand. On July the eighteenth to the nineteen, th tickets are available now. One of the speakers is editor that's in panel with other on casts news editors the, podcast academy is doing a true crime workshop on July, the fourteenth and a Webinar mixing and managing your audio on August twelfth. Both events are free and nothing to do with podcasting. That apple's keynote has had an update with a new feature to play a slide show in a window. Those of us who do a lot of presenting in zoom were like Oh and after we reported as a bug player FM's RSS feed checker now identifies itself correctly, which is brilliant, so thank you for fixing that. PODCAST news new podcast for professional wrestling fans has been launched I to match with Jesse Cage. Go behind the scenes with wrestling's superstars. Across the world people are looking for APPs not for human bosses. The Gigi looks at the people behind the GIG economy, starting with the season on the APP. Almost everyone's used Uber. The original, grateful dead podcast, the goodell grateful dead cast has launched focusing on the band's working man's dead album, which was released fifty years ago this year technology untangled as a new fortnightly show from Hewlett, Packard enterprise produced by lower street at tries to decipher technologies rapid evolutions to work out what shape our future and junk food. Yum, the junkies Australian. Comedians David Neil Kitty Flanagan. Eating junk food in this new podcast current episode all about salt and vinegar potato chips, which in this country are in Purple Patch kids,
Austin to consider stopping arrests, tickets in low-level marijuana cases after hemp law
"Now also when the law enforcement front well one ordinance authored by city council member Greg Kosor could basically decriminalize low levels of pot possession we have a close up report on that story has written the proposed ordinance aims to ban a P. D. from making arrests of people caught with low levels of marijuana he tweets quote the war on drugs has been a war on every day people and communities of color it's time we change that heather Fazil with Texans were responsible marijuana policy says this comes as public perception of marijuana use grows more positive on both sides of the aisle we've seen millions of people's lives de railed we think people that could benefit from cannabis being deprived access to this medicine it is really wonderful to finally see people having a meaningful conversation about marijuana policy the ordinance also wants to make sure the city doesn't fund or use staffers to develop THC testing protocols or have access to such testing for marijuana possession cases unless it involves the intent to sell distribute or deliver the ordinance has the support of council members Jimmy Flanagan Natasha her medicine mayor pro tem Delia Garza your need to set for debate January twenty third John cooling newsradio
Australia animals: Steve Irwin's family saves animals in Australian wildfires, encourages donations to help wildlife
"Five hundred million animals estimated jump in kill one facebook user posting this haunting video of a sea of animals. Line debt on the side of the road as the fires ravage much of Australia's fragile ecosystem. Bs Drill Yazoo owned by by the late. Steve Irwin's family hosting instagram. That they've taken over ninety thousand animal pink shirts. It's scary when you think of how many are lost and there's still so much you can learn from them. We have lost thousands thousands of Koalas. Thousands of seventy spacey's criminal. This this is the worst of this country's he's ever say without a doubt horrific Shane. Flanagan is the director at the hospital. In New South Wales say he is burned Burns there but they will heal that was allred role. And it's a little bit north cleaning her hospitals east safe haven for Koalas taking in dozens of animals that that have been burned or lost their habitat. Koalas Lake Paul. He's very shy. Coa Paul went viral after being saved back in November at a nature reserve. He was named after the humid who rescued him. Paul Heavy Salafi. Yeah food's really growing back. Paul is one one of the lucky ones. It's not just burns. That are dangerous to Koalas. Their environment is being destroyed. The fires and the hot air also make them more susceptible able to diseases that could render female Wallis infertile. This disease with a lot of these balloon. Animals is going to take out a lot more of burnt Koalas that have survived before it will kill them. Yes so it's and that end with the drought this moisture out there in eucalypt leaves this groundwater so they're all dying of dehydration Shen Burns and disease. Despite these dangerous she says are created by a changing climate. Change determined to protect the species but up until when these fos happened pinned never thought that would be a possibility but we have another few seasons like this over the next few summers heaven help the populations at me and I say Shaima Chime Australia. Shine not an watch though I meant
Christmas Racing Review: Part 2
"Welcome to our second festive review on the final furlong podcast on Miss Kennedy alongside Bet Fares Connor. Hello Hello Welcome back. My French French TV show. There wasn't it I I like that. What about do you want to do the accident? You can do not Lulu simple. It is also the glorious return from a long absence of at the races. Irish tipster on one of the best writers in the game final. Furlong podcast legend. Tony Kanaan his back on the show up. Build up the only one who really gives us some but this is you. Don't be hyping it up and down and happy new everyone Beta Beta. We agree to bike and show. We'll be talking reassessment and good risk that it's great to have you back. I know that you are incredibly busy. Best of luck a new bundle of joy on the way as well for the New Year so the workload is going to get even harder in in the house but looking forward to having you on the podcast a bit more and particularly unity with you and the children preview with you in the usual venue all being well and we're looking forward to that so look that'll be better Caracas. Well let's get into our review so in part one with Jess and Kate. We look back at Saint. Stephen's Day and boxing day from here. We're going from the twenty seven th onwards. So we'll start with the Patty's rewards club loyalties altis did look for rewards chase. This was check on poor soil is supposed to be crowning moment. I guess his return. He done a brilliant piece of work or at least it looked that way. Danny Mullen said worn the head cam it all it very impressive buddy got blown away. By the two stars of the moment Henry Debrum head and Rachel Blackmore the story on the fair exchange beforehand Karen. I presume shotgun personnel was being well-supported Yeah Second Priscilla laws. I mean this was the hartaway. We're all hoping to see over Christmas. This harstad we spoke about before Christmas was one of the ones who are really excited to see this race and never really for me got GEICO and in the race it did hit a low point. Few eight hundred surround want to four ALU tired hides a BS five point five which is nine to two and did eleven or ten into one in running which again until surprise me to be honest. I mean our plutarch's the youngest one in the race I suppose the kind of almost forgot how amazing and I wrote Shetland. Moore's last time I if I was looking at the shotgun slot ruin it. I don't know twenty split seemed to be almost missing an extra year when it it was coming up. I like to know what they are going to do. Now both does a lot of reasons. I suppose that you could still be in the campus. Well which can persuade was it. I ruin and so will I know some people have said the populist Carson maybe not sold audible for me but I'd like to see off new tired now go onto the right air. I'd like to see how we get on with that and shocking. We'll give it. We'll give one more ago. I wouldn't show the baby out with water. Just it was a disappointing on a strange Leopardstown and a strange Christmas relief for Willie mullins because a number of his big guns severely disappointed. Some of them had very a legitimate excuses. He still ended up being top trainer at Leopardstown which was odd considering the amount of bubbles that were burst but Gordon Elliott currently has a five hundred thousand euro lead over in the trainer's title but sh- as Brian Flanagan said whisper. That one quietly that he's currently got that lead. What did you make out of a plutarch? Let's start with the winner. Tony Ryanair as is the target for him much to Roy frustration. But this was in. This was impressive. Maybe we'll take Willie mullins Christmas for steroid very intentional Christmas and for a yard strange. They're we're having a strange season and history at no over the last couple of weeks mont seventeen eighteen percent whereas there's like William Orleans seasons past twenty percent thirty percent the question. I was asking me winning where all the new horses Commodore Chat Chat. lapis tones past year could be shared with emboldens would have maybe a couple of French horses. That hadn't been seen in on the days run in the mid and orders you'd be seen six to four in the morning east hates. Take that on 'cause off four to five and winds fifteen minutes and you're kicking yourself do toss this year are- recycling the same incident. Orders the fee spirituality. I wanted on Stevens the business and and the game it's Josh. Let's call him Jones. Noga be the Donnie Colorado's debate and Henry sources wherever wherever the new communist of the bar. Quick questions is is. Don't think deeply who's really nervous order the minutes. Jesus is Avenue. Thank you see what I'm getting at this time does pass to be fit the top of a novice whore you'll be thinking about not supreme body body more stats or whatever not this year so that that's a little bit strange. They last year obviously young harsh on in the champion Bumper Cheltenham. Blue Saturday. He'd already disbands. We may talk about emily and so some slightly stain season going on now William owners now some of them just come back to check on Bush lost some of them. You could argue are are needing to run a little bit. That would not be the usually it would win over the years so I was bit. Negatively is the bubble burst Chakma Shaw possibly reports this and he don't have a sort of an impossibly high salen after punches. Tony he destroyed. You officers the officers coming from win and grade wants and as has been pointed out that was. NBC's and follow him. He was a fresh horse. Daffy wasn't fresh injected Geneva wasn't fresh that lottery at that stage taught zoning twenty-seven Puerto a little bit of Lydia. NYDIA is good for very good place. When he tip evening free bought him a electors? The winner m writing is put in the salvaged performance. was dimissed. This one and I was amazed to cope with the drop in trip. Am I tipped this shop and I didn't think this was remotely possible that it was going to afford enough augments stick this Richard said he was on his head a little bit early on. Didn't didn't really look that way and I talked. He was well on top after last. was never allowed on. And you know what I think is he just. After taking another mass of jump he looked very good and am NASTYA. Henry says you need. They're enforcing motor navin. I know he's just he's just a proper a he is only faith it chuck. You'll be seeing all this scope which is seven had raised in France before it came to. Willie mullins wait. It didn't roll Naomi. Ah for whatever many days and just look this up here and toes and named is needed wasn't trained for those days those teams you know for good copy. So I'm I'm a little bit lukewarm checking schlock boat incredibly positive on a plutot on Henry debris made 'em noth- known for Shea and away from big risk so I'm wondering are they going to go championships with this horse and I'd be interested in them. Not just was a brilliant performance and dig a statement another step forward. I was very good on the clock as what trainer comments can always be open to interpretation. And that's something that Mara was referencing in our bonus. Bonus betting special podcast. which if you haven't listened to strongly recommend that you do that? He often takes trainer comments with a pinch of salt and he's more interested in just doing his own form work and coming up to his own conclusions. The initial plan was Ryanair. That was what they were. They were staging they were going to do. And of course. That's the distance that he the handicapped children last year. But Roy was putting the source up as a big price for the champion chase at the start of the season and you have jost post given him a little bit more encouragement. And when you look at the current Marcus like does a question mark over your deputy Sawyer is coming through and has looked very good. He's passed every test so far. But there's probably going to need a little bit more
Hundreds Protest Washington NFL Team Name in Minneapolis
"Taking a strategy I got involved because I thought it was so critical that we defeat a man who is actually review this country apart for USA radio news on Chris Barnes hundreds of protesters chanting we are not sure mascot have marched in Minneapolis against the Washington Redskins team name demonstrators rally to head of the Minnesota Vikings game against Washington the protestors called the team name racist and degrading to American Indians Minnesota lieutenant governor picky Flanagan told the crowd the mascot de humanizes our people Flanagan is a member of the white earth band of GB also speaking was U. S. representative Betty McCollum the Star Tribune reports McCollum said it's long past time for them to change their name Washington owner Dan Snyder has said the team name shows honor and respect but David class president of the national coalition against racism in sports and media and a member of that white earth nation says the name is an offensive racial slurs this is USA radio news do you have an idea for an adventure new product do you think companies would be interested in your idea do you want to try to get a patent now
Northern Ireland Set to Legalize Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage
"And abortion and same sex marriage has become legal in Northern Ireland often last minute bid to block them you failed provokes the pizza Flanagan hands mole the reason was the only part of the United Kingdom where the two measures remain illegal but the British government in London and moved to make both law I made a break down of northern arms devolved assembly it's another blow to the Democrats Unionist Party which has long opposed both measures and the fighting you Kerry prime minister Boris Johnson spreads a deal and Dublin Peter Flanagan Bloomberg day break
Texas task force convened after El Paso shooting discusses 'welfare checks,' private gun sales in first meeting
"Republican governor Greg Abbott is raise concerns about private firearms sales but didn't commit to cracking down on them or act on gun control issues as he emerged from a meeting on ways to prevent mass shootings following the el Paso attack that killed twenty two people I won't lawmakers are feeling pressure to respond quickly to the August third shooting at Walmart governor abit so he said that Texas would take a long hard careful look at gun laws of other safety measures before the legislative session in twenty twenty one that's where we begin this morning the commission was formed in the wake of this month's el Paso mass shooting that left twenty two people dead police say the alleged shooter was targeting Mexicans during the panel's first meeting governor Greg Abbott says a variety of ideas were proposed including more quickly identifying threats made online we had members from social media with this provided great insights about how they operate in great advice about strategies that we can pursue the governor says representatives from Twitter Facebook and Google were all in the meeting and agreed with law enforcement to communicate more regularly they they have water call trusted slugger programs they can flag information whenever they see anything online that may look like it could lead to potential endangerment of someone or a potential terroristic threat another popular proposal doing more than just focusing on background checks when it comes to buying weapons we want to do a better job of addressing stolen guns there's something it didn't matter where you are on the second member right spectrum I think everybody agrees that we as a state with a government have a responsibility to crackdown stolen guns according to the governor concerns were raised about why the Allen Texas police department didn't do more when the alleged shooter's mother called with questions about her son's high powered rifle weeks before the shooting the governor points out the sun did pass a background check but there was a concerned mother he raise issues to law enforcement is there some new top a strategy that we can have that would lead to welfare checks when issues like that our rates the conversation just getting started the commission made up of lawmakers and community leaders meets again next week in el Paso I'm Clayton apple now the Austin city council is making a new gun violence task force a top priority but there was some heated discussion during last night's council meeting on this very issue helps members Natasha Arbor medicine and Jimmy Flanagan both feel adding yet another task force to the system was not the answer which earned this review from councilmember Leslie pull I can't believe we're actually arguing over whether to establish a task force on gun safety and gun violence it just strikes me as is our most of council voted for the new task force and when it gets at least six members it'll have it eight months to study the local gun violence problem and report back to
Tony Awards Preview
"Hi, everybody. It's Peter Travers than welcome to our special popcorn Tony award show. Now, I've gotta say, before we get into the nominees about who will win and who should win. This is been the most amazing year in Broadway history. It has made over two billion dollars at the box office that never happened. And why is it? I think it's Hollywood heat everybody from TV from movies from us. It wants to be on Broadway. They wanna be on that stage. You got this year. Kylo Ren and driver on Broadway. You have Walter, white Bryan, Cranston, there, Jeff Daniels who played Harry done in too, dumb and dumber movies. They're all fighting to be best, dramatic actor, what kind of stuff is happening on Broadway. Well, let's start with the major categories, and I'm gonna start with best musical the nominees are ain't too, proud the life and times of the temptations Beetlejuice remember that movie Haiti's town, the prom, and Tootsie. You remember that movie too? Well. I think the winner is Haiti's town. It's a rigid. It's basically the myth of Orpheus ritzy, but it's got a score by a woman named Naess Mitchell who doesn't come from Broadway, at all and kind of revolutionizes it. So what would happen what could spoil the fun? There's a little musical called the prom. It's really it's totally original. It's about these bunch of Broadway veterans, and they're really hard bitten, and they're not getting any press, and they decide to go to Indiana and help, a lesbian high school student take her girlfriend to the prom. That's it. How good is it? It's really good. And in terms of the Hollywood connection, Ryan Murphy, went to see it fell in love with it, and he's making a movie of it. So how about that? Then we have best play the Ferryman choirboy, Gary a sequel to Titus andronicus. What the constitution means to me an ink. I'm telling you people, the Ferryman is got to be a movie soon. It's an Irish play. It's about the troubles, and in on a stage. We get to see an entire family deal with violence deal with their own feuds. We've got babies onstage. We've got live alive goose. We have everything there's nothing like I don't think there's any competition for it at all except there was a snub, the most successful play in Broadway history. That's not a musical is to kill among bird, and for some reason, the Tony nominee said, let's not nominated what I want. Answer on that one best revival of a play. Arthur, Miller's all my sons the boys in the band, burn this torch song and the Waverley gallery. I think Arthur Miller's all my sons which brought a net. Bending back to Broadway is a show that he wrote in one thousand nine hundred forty seven a bout a guy who was manufacturing airplane, parts and was to rush to do it. And so the planes crashed and killed pilots during the war. We live in the world of Boeing. Now, how timely could this be? So I think that's really up there. And I in terms of seeing a show that by playwright Arthur Miller who says, let's deal with the world we live in this one really, really did it then we have bible of musical. This is easy, because there's only two there's Oklahoma Rogers and Hammerstein Oklahoma and kiss me. Kate. Of course, they were both movies. We saw Oklahoma with Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones in the fifties. But kiss me, Kate is done in a traditional way. Kelli o'hara's in it, Oklahoma is directed by guide named Daniel fish who find darkness. We're Rogers and Hammerstein only found light. It's a revelation to watch this. It's not the Oklahoma you've ever remembered, and it sung in the kind of country western way, look, if you ever get to see this on Broadway or win a tours get there get there quick. Okay. Okay. Best actor in a musical. And so, we'll do alphabetically Brooks as Mantas in the prom, Derrick Baskin and ain't too, proud the life and times of the temptations Alex Brightman and Beetlejuice. Remember when Michael Keaton had their part, Damon down, oh in Rogers and Hammerstein, Oklahoma. And send Tino fun Tanna into okay? The favorite is Tino, Tanna who is playing the part that destined Hoffman immortalized in the movie in the nineteen eighties. But what Centeno Tanna doesn't remember him on TV in crazy ex girlfriend like I'm saying everybody's from TV, or he does so much more. He sings as a man sees a woman, he does physical comedy does everything but stand on his hat. And I say, you know, who's out there that can spoil the win for Santino Tanna. And my answer is no one because this is one of the great performances you'll ever see on a musical, comedy stage. He's the winner. Best actress in a play Benning in Arthur, Miller's all my sons, Laura, Donnelly, in the Ferryman. Elaine may in the Waverley gallery, Janet mcteer in Bernhardt hamlet, Laurie Metcalf in Hillary Clinton, and Heidi Shreck in what the constitution means to me. Okay. Elaine may doesn't win this Tony. You're going to hear from me. She's eighty seven years old. She's returned to Broadway. After decades to play the part of a woman fighting Alzheimer's, and everything is no perfect about what she's done. She started with Mike Nichols doing comedy. She was starring in movies of like the new leaf directed things like the heartbreak kid. She's just one of the best actors I've ever seen anywhere. And if she loses and, you know, I feel bad for an bending because if Elaine may wasn't here this year, I think she would be the winner, but come on. Attention must be paid people. And I also wanna talk about a snub how. How does Glenda Jackson who won the Tony last year for three women returned to Broadway as King Lear? We talk about the age of hashtag metoo and time's up Glenda. Jackson is playing king. Lear gets rave reviews and the Tony committee says we're not gonna nominate her now. No, we're paying attention. And we're gonna come back and get you our best actress in a musical. Stephanie, j block in the share show Caitlyn Kanoun in the prom Beth level, in the prom, Eva nobles, ADA in Haiti's town, and Kelley O'Hara and kiss me cake. Stephanie j block who is that theater veteran is playing share in a way that sometimes she's more share than share. You might think this is just an escapist show thing to know she finds the character of who she is share shows up at this show often does numbers with her, and pus share. There's who's a bigger Hollywood. Name who is coming to Broadway with the show about herself. It takes three actresses to play here. But Stephanie j block plays the central one. And she plays the hell out of it. So she has just got to win. I'm sorry, people. All right. Best featured actress in a play for new of Flanagan in the Ferryman seal, you keep. And Bolger into kill a Mockingbird. Christine Nelson, Gary a sequel to Titus andronicus Julie white and Gary sequel to Titus andronicus and Ruth Wilson and King Lear people if you see if you see to kill among bird, and you should seal, you Keenan Bolger is very controversial because she's playing scout scout in the book and in the movie remember is in eight or nine year old girl. A C Keenan Bolger is in her forties. And yet, what she finds in this character who grew up to be Harper who wrote this novel is the heart and soul of the peace. So I'm telling you people this, this has got to happen. See Keenan Bolger remember that name best featured actor in a play birdie Carville and ink, Robin to hasten boys in the band getting Glick into kill a monkey bird, Brandon your Ranna wits in burn this Benjamin Walker in Arthur Miller's. All my sons birdie, Carville in ink. Those of us, those of you who actually went to Broadway couple of years ago and saw of any kind of a musical where you were shocked at a man playing a woman, you saw birdie, Carville in Matilda, and he played this woman, this horrible headmistress, and now he's playing Rupert Murdoch. So every who in Hollywood, who in politics would anyone hasn't been in an Rupert Murdoch publication or paper and who hasn't been rolled over the coals in it that performance and in London when he played it in one and Olivia ward, he had to play it in front of Rupert Murdoch. It's just an incredible job. I wanna talk a little about the snubs in this category. The non nominees there isn't actor named Bengal Arghanab into Killa mugging bird who plays Tom Robinson. He is the black man who is on trial for raping a white woman, a crime never committed. And he's defended. By Jeff Daniels. Atticus Finch when Aaron Sorkin adapted Harper Lee's novel to the stage. He did it so that he could expand the role of the black characters as he did here. And again, the Tony committee, decided only to nominate the white actors from tequila, Mockingbird ignoring the two black actors who are just brilliant in their roles. You people you're going to get called on the carpet. You need to all right? Best featured actress in a musical, Lilli Cooper in Tootsie, amber, gray and Haiti's town Sarah, styles Tootsie, alley stroke, or in Rogers and Hammerstein Oklahoma and Mary, Testa in Rogers, and Hammerstein Oklahoma there, something totally remarkable that happened this year in stroke, and Oklahoma. This is a woman who when she was two years old was in an automobile crash, and was never able to walk again. And now on Broadway playing eight oh Anne who is like the sexual. Time bomb in Oklahoma, the one who sings, I can't say, no, the part went to Allie. Stroke, she plays it in a wheelchair and you would think that's inspiring enough. But when you watch her play at you, forget the wheelchair exists, and you're watching her take over the stage like Dolly Parton. She, it's just an amazing thing to watch and it works on so many levels. So I wanna be there when she wins that Tony, and I want to be standing up and applauding and going Bravo. She deserves all right. Best featured actor in a musical Andre shields in Haiti town and a groups Luccin. That's a good name into Patrick page in Haiti's town germy, pope in into proud the life and times of the temptations and Ephraim Sykes ain't too, proud the life and times of the temptations, the favorite, the one, I think will win is under the shields and Haiti's town. He's seventy three years old. He stands on that stage is the narrator in like a silver suit. In total control of body and every movement and pulls you in till you're memorized. Your mesmerizing you not take your eyes off of hundred shields. This is a veteran actor who needs to get this Tony. But what if he didn't who would go to there's a young actor named Jeremy pope who plays Eddie kendricks in the into proud the life and times of the temptations? And who does he's playing a difficult man. One of the most difficult of the temptations. But one of the most talented as well. He's also nominated this year as best actor in a in a play in choir, boy, this is to me, the brightest newcomer that you will see on the stage and you're going to see him everywhere, stage movies television. It's just the beginning. So if you get to see this, you're going to be able to tell your friends, I was there win. Okay. Best director of a play Rupert Gould for Inc. Sam Mendes for the Ferryman Bartlett. Fair for to kill a mocking bird Ivo von Hosver for network, and George C Wolfer Gary a sequel to Titus andronicus Sam Mendis in the Ferryman this play. Does a job on stage that equal to his first movie which was American Beauty, which you may remember won the best picture? Oscar and once Mendis the Oscar as best director.
Netflix Sets Title for ‘Haunting of Hill House’ Season 2 – Which Is Definitely Not About Hill House (Video)
"The hunting of hill house season two is in development. And we now know what it is going to be about Chris tell us about it. Yeah. There have been rumors that Netflix was interested in a second season. And at the time, it seemed kind of unlikely because the first season of he'll house wraps everything up pretty well and adapts one book and so on and so forth. But now we know there is a second season and rather than taking a traditional approach, Mike, Flanagan and Netflix. They're gonna turn it into an anthology series sort of similar to what AMC is doing with the terror. So each season is going to be a new story and while the first season adapted. Shirley Jackson's the haunting pill house season two will be adapting Henry James's the turn of the screw. Which is another classic ghost story. It's been adapted into a film into films. If you times before the innocence is probably the best example of this, very spooky black and white are movie. And this is really cool. I'm very excited. This I loved the haunting hill house per season. And I really liked turn of the screw. I think Mike Flanagan is very talented and undis- gonna assume because this is what I hill house. Did it's going to take a lot of liberties with the book because he'll house only really took like names in certain ideas, and then created its its whole like new thing. And I'm guessing that's what they're gonna do with this as well if they're taking that many liberties, why do they even need something to adapt with the second season. I mean, you know, there's brand recognition. I guess I guess it's also like a framework. Work because he'll house it borrowed ideas and frameworks stuff from the book. And I'm guessing this is gonna take that singer a framework where turn a screw it's about a governess who is hired to watch over to orphans, and she becomes convinced. The the mansion she's washing them in is haunted and the kids could see them. But at the same time, the book is very ambiguous in that. Maybe there aren't really go species. Just crazy. So I'm guessing they're going to use that formula where there's a woman who thinks house is haunted, but maybe she's nuts. That's what I'm guessing. They're going to use that as a springboard to create something new Jakup. I know you were a huge fan of this first season. What do you think of this news? Yeah. The first season's phenomenal. Mike Flanagan is phenomenal. I love this idea. I have not read the turn of the screw by have seen the innocence. And I feel that we have this idea the older horror films aren't scary. There could be spookier interesting. But the innocence is scary it holds up as a genuinely unsettling go story. Even though it's my God. Six years old now. So it's I'm very excited by this idea of with funding did in extent what Chris said is he took what Shirley Jackson was with the hanging Phil house and took two Matic core. And built it out in ways that were more personal to him or person was writing staff and transform those ideas into something that was passionate and personal to him as a storyteller. So like, I'm taking this. This very different goes story with very different ideas. And you know, remixing through his lens in the style of the first season that is incredibly exciting. And I am all for more. Great anthology driven hard to sounds like it's such. It's such a great idea to get more cool go stories in front of right
Who is Gerald Butts? And what happens now?
"His resignation, the typical political scandal narrative swirled around Gerald butts, a political stunt up from Ottawa one of the prime minister's most trusted advisers, a longtime friend Gerald butts has resigned amid allegations the prime minister's office interfered to help Quebec engineering giant SNC loveline avoid a criminal prosecution statement butts flato denied any wrongdoing saying the allegations have become a distraction from the prime minister and the government's work. So he stepping aside except Jerry butts, isn't your typical political staffer resignation not at all as much as this move will dominate headlines all week. And of course, it indicates that the SNC level and scandal is probably going to get a lot worse before it gets better. The most interesting story from this is about a break-up. You see Justin Trudeau has never won anything without Jerry butts. And now he's got an election in eight months and butts walked away from his partner and his friend at the time. He was needed more than ever. So why? Who is the man that every insider on the hill has used as an unnamed source at one point or another how much Justin Trudeau's policy came from him. What will the prime minister of Canada do now without his right hand, man. I'm Jordan heath Rawlings. And this is the big story Holwell's is a senior writer at Maclean's. He knows more about the personal relationships at play in politics than anybody on parliament health. Paul who is jailed butts. He was until. Minister's principal secretary, which is which is a job title looking to have many meanings over time. He was the prime minister's right hand Ranya was his right hand since long before he was the prime minister he co managed the campaign in twenty fifteen. He went to McGill University Justin Trudeau in the nineties and they've been nearly inseparable ever since. I mean, I I was hearing rumors guesswork from people who the both of them better than I nearly twenty years ago. Just try to prime minister Sherry butts wants to make up and he did it and then he walked away. Yeah. He there is around town that Jerry butts doesn't have hurt in the job as much lately as he had those rumors are from before Christmas from last autumn. And so to some extent as amazing is not a huge surprise. This is not somebody who was in the middle of new adventures and was looking forward to the next grade accomplishment. There was there was a sense. That but says been a little listless and not not as deeply engaged with files as as yet been for. That's kind of interesting because the first thing that everybody went to is the timing and the relationship to the scandal you're saying that that this might have been brewing for some time. Well, it's pretty clear that the scandal has something to do with it. But it's easier to get someone to give up on a job, if they are have already in toying with the idea, you know, and and a lot of quite reasonably a lot of speculation a lot of the reaction to the announcement of his resignation was people say, well, look if he's done nothing wrong. Then why is he quit if you know if there's no fire than wildest smoke. And I think it's possible that possible we'll find out, but that the resignation was kind of an expression of to hell with this. I don't need. I you know, I made my best friend minister he's been prime minister for three years. I was in all the meetings. I was at dinner with Barack Obama off I go, you know, there's still there's still way more unanswered than. Answered questions around the sessions, he level and business. So I'm hesitant to speculate with great certainty, but that's a that's a looking supposition. What was to the best of your knowledge people around the hill. Anyway, what was their working relationship lake? How how close were they I I mean, I know they were really good friends. But but how did it work between them important decisions were made by the prime minister is chief of staff, Katie Telford and its principal secretary Gerald butts all three of them together in meetings that they would have a few times a day. And you know, sometimes the the circle would be extended is probably ten or a dozen people who would be frequent make frequent appearances at those meetings. But if they were all in the same city together and Telford or would never be absent from those big decision. They were at least as necessary to the process was the prime minister. Maybe who is he is a guy if you spent any time with them, you hang out with them. Remember the first time you met him. I don't remember the first time I met him. But I'll tell you an early extended. That a time. I spent with him was on a big maybe both in the Arctic for a week in probably two thousand eight why the hell did that happen? Because even Harper was would have the Canadian forces do annual sovereignty patrols in Arctic waters. Right. And I was interested in that as a journalist. He's coming Stephen Harper throw budget that point was the head of the World Wildlife federation for Canada, and he was interested in it for climate change. And so I asked the harbor PM. Would you put me on his boat? And when I got there Jerry was there, and so he and I spent a week on the deck of a Canadian navy boat in the art looking at icebergs, and what was he lying? What struck you about him? He he's a low T. He's not emotionally demonstrative. He is friendly to everybody he encounters. He is not nearly as sort of confrontational and abrasive in person as us on Twitter where he's very act and where. Since long before the election every night. He would cheerfully Perec journalists on on his perception of the flaws in their reporting and analysis, which is when I had a bit of a falling. But in person he seeks agreement rather than confrontation. He doesn't pull rank particularly he doesn't say, you know, look, I'm I'm Justin Trudeau in. You're not his competitive advantage in history comes to the fact that when when else these he's in the room until recently, he wasn't room with the leader with the prime minister. And so he he gets the last say, but in the moment, he doesn't he's not look looks for fights. There's been a ton of discussion since he resigned about him kind of being the man behind the curtain when it comes to Justin Trudeau. Do you have a sense of how much power he wielded there? And how many how much of of Trudeau's actions kind of came from him, or is that just kind of the typical stereotype people tend to exaggerate the roles of left tenants for people who are. Supporters or members of government. It's a way to criticize the leader with criticized leader, criticized the people around and for Ponant of the government. It is a handy way to make it look like the prime minister staffed himself up with monsters as having many times with conservative and liberal prime ministers people used to claim that Stephen Harper was we're in for a university of how profit and Tom Flanagan and then for the last seven years. Harper was prime minister was was well known that he wasn't even speaking time finding his angry. He didn't need the supposed send galley was controlling. Similarly, look, I expect that Justin Trudeau will be able to function as prime minister for the rest of this calendar year without without journal butts around, but even people in the gone, even people whose future was bound up with Justin Trudeau's continued electoral success would complain about the extent to which biggest then get made until Jerry butts got around to getting the file and and the decision. This government is not a super fast that decision. And since the beginning large part of perceived reason for that is that Jerry butts and or Tito for half to personally find off on every important decision. And so there was just this huge bottleneck. It was not a discentralising when he came to power Justin Trudeau announced that cabinet government cabinet is none other words ministers have power to make their own decisions. Everything I hear says that hasn't been true you've covered a lot of governments. Do you have a sense of how rare it is for it to be structured that way and decisions to made like that? It is everyone complains about excessive power in in five ministries EM Brodie who was chief of staff to Stephen Harper for a while. We're really interesting book that outlines all the reasons why that's kinda needs to be the case. Why important decisions have to go through the? But I mean, there could be six or eight people who make those decisions the definition of what is the decision. So important that it has to go through the pm couldn't does change from government to government and the combination of very elevated executive decision. Making power in the hands of prime ministers to principal tenants, and the very close personal relationship. It's not unprecedented. But it's very it's very novel. I mean chief of staff John tape phone after back city Christian and Peltier went to seize up together, you know, in the stone age, and so there there have been cases where personal relationship translates to a functional relationship in office. But Harper was not buddies with any of his chief of staff, so if a bit of a pendulum, and and and it can it can go both ways. Do we have a sense yet
HubSpot - From Startup to a Successful Public Company
"By now, we feature businesses of all sizes on this podcast and talk about the one thing that they all have in common. How technology is transforming their industry, but I'm also conscious. You don't always get to see what goes on behind the curtain in here. I mean, you might hear me say Email me or tweet me at the end of every episode what happens to some of those conversations because away from the microphone. I try to be the connector guys ever star found a context may with a problem. They're feeling low all interested in need of a little inspiration on the guard that will say, hey, you need to speak with an important in right direction because helping people is one of my favorite aspects of recording. This daily tech podcast. And like I said I'm conscious that something you don't get to see. So if you are a tech startup founder any stage of your journey. I always try and inspire. You. Every day. And that's why today I've invited the guys from hoop spa onto the show. We all know about hope spa. Right. You know, they're a huge company, but they weren't always like that. And they have been on their own textile took journey, and that's what I wanted to show today. So book elope and hold on tight. So I can be meal is all the way to Duplin in island. So we can speak with Karen Flanagan VP of marketing at hope spot. So massive warm. Welcome to the show Kitale delays. There's a lie about who you are. And what you do. Yeah. My name is accurate Flanagan. I am VP of marketing for a company called hub spot and the real kind of ten second introduction to how spot is we have a full suite of growth tools for growing company, so marketing sales customer success in and serum. And what I do. It helps ball. I really don't three core rules during my time. How spot I joined in the first group of twelve employees way back when to grow at our international business. We will group pretty fast. I did that to half years, then I joined the 'nother small group of people who have been initiatives to grow at a different go to market and kind of disrupt our current gonna market and through freedom, and I did that for another two and a half years. And then over the previous twelve months, I've really done is taken on the entire top part of hubs spots funnel or what we call a flywheel. And it's basically. All of the demand, we generate as a business, and the interesting thing about hub spot is what most people find interesting about is like we're in this group of fastest growing SAS companies and all of our revenue comes from demand created from by the marketing team. So we don't do, you know, coal call at bond sales, sending any of that set type thing, but suspect that most people listening all over the world. We'll know all about your full stock of products for marketing style service, CRM famously powerful alone of way, but when used together an also I think too many people listening particularly startled founders is a huge company. But it's not always been this way. I'm quite conscious that we often own Gioja individual or company bought a success that we say ROY now, but we don't shed ten year overnight success story that contain blood sweat tears sacrifices along the way. So with that in mind, can I take you guys back in time? And maybe ask you to offer. Overview of the story behind hope spoke of the challenges that you had to overcome as a stall to get ROY way you will today. Yeah. I even it's interesting because even when I joined which is when hubs felt were they had product market fit. They were seeing some success in the company was maybe three hundred people, and I really wanted to join a start up, and I was like, oh, why this company maybe it's too big. I where he know a many multiples of that. And I think over the past twelve years we've been lucky in that we've managed to figure out some things that have really helped our growth, and so one of those things was going international. That's that's been a big success of ours of for us internationally continues to grow at a really rapid pace. Like, one of the interesting things about startups in particularly hub spot that this well as I think it's always good to have a mission and a clear enemy or something that you are kind of fighting against. And so in hopes initially launched the story that is interested in that. They had this kind of mission to disrupt then marketing and to help marketers do betta market in the time. We can I a lot on that talked about doing lovable marketing. And what that does is it creates a lot of fans, right? It creates people who have empty towards that want to see themselves being about a marketer. And then nor our job is to supply the tools to help do that. And I would say initially when we first launched our tools, probably didn't fulfil the promise of our mission in overtime or tools have grown into that mission. And that obviously helps a lot generates a word of mice helps with churn, and then we've also managed to continue take risks and disrupt our own go to market. So we were a very fast growing SAS company that had the traditional type of funnel we generate leads, and you turn those leads into opportunities for sales team in sales team qualified them in seldom. And then the start star two thousand six we started to we launched a whole new suite of products sales products, and we went to market. In a very different way. We went through a free model because we believe that customers in the future in that's happening today want to extract value from your softer before they pay you money. And that's been another decision. That's worth with you. While for us. I'm curious as well as someone in your position you've had a lot of expansion these failed as well. And IOT founders listening is that anything that you think star took should be focusing on sooner than they actually usually do. Yeah. That's a great question. Actually, one of the things that is interesting about startups is thinking about the decisions you make today thinking about those decisions through the lands of what will we would we have made the same decision three? You're in three years time like the company that we want to become would we have made that decision because you try to get the balance right between Macon startups, always need to go. They're always under pressure to get growth like most companies, but it's kind of more cute when you're a startup, and so you sometimes make decisions that. Are great in the short term. But maybe have long-term we precautions that you haven't thought about. And so what do I mean by that? Well, a good example of that is when I'm in a start up one of the things I really want to do is hire talented people. And maybe it's a little more difficult for me because I'm not on the salvage company so one of the bargaining chips. I have is titles. And so what I can do is I can offer people who may be a manager or something when in one company like VP rules, or I can give away these titles a lot easier than more salvage companies can and that kind of good in the short term because you get these you get these talented people in, but as the company grows in you need more yet need to add more season than experienced people to advance in your senior leadership team you start to create a kind of problems for yourself. You have weird mismatch show of the people who are like that VP level or whatever level. It is. You can get yourself into a situation where you might actually have to demote people or you or you get yourself in the situation where you can't hire the people you want because when they look at the other people who the same title ISM. They don't think that's the company for them. So I think that goes across like many things in terms of how you build your infrastructure like when you're a startup. We've definitely done this time you cobble together. Tech in the decisions you make when you build that infrastructure a very difficult to untangle when you become a bigger company.