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Birmingham Shines

May 28, 2015

Amy Bickers is a professional writer and has had successful careers in feature writing, as a newspaper journalist and editor for Southern Living.

In 2009, Amy saw her ex-husband commit suicide. She used writing to make sense of the tragedy and deal with the grief. Ultimately, she turned from journaling to writing her...

May 21, 2015

Taylor Peake Wyatt, co-founder of MotionMobs, shares the story of starting the software development company in 2010. We also talk about the path from idea to funding, how to address the shortage of tech industry talent in Alabama and the benefits of growing a tech business in the Magic City.

Full show notes and a PDF...

May 14, 2015

Javacia Harris Bowser talks about founding SeeJaneWrite-Birmingham when she couldn't find the writing group she was looking for.

 Javacia Harris Bowser, my guest for
Week 3 of the Birmingham Shines
podcast, is a writer, teacher and
entrepreneur. She’s also a successful
blogger and founder of See Jane...

May 7, 2015

Tripp Watson, Birmingham attorney and business adviser, talks about the entrepreneurial scene in Birmingham and how it's changed in the years since he began practicing law and advising entrepreneurs.

Tripp was recently named one of the Birmingham's Top 40 under 40 by the Birmingham Business Journal.

A transcript and...

May 1, 2015

We also have a conversation about what it means to "shine" in an entrepreneurial context and whether Birmingham is now shining as a destination for entrepreneurs, makers, and creators.

Full show notes will be available at:

Birmingham Shines is a featured show on the Shinecast media network....