the hive life

The Hive Life Podcast
In this episode, we have two guests join the QCC! Zach and Carson sit this episode out so Sarah can chat with Spiracle’s Executive Producer, Kayla Rossi, as well as Mackenzie Austin, a Junior at UNCC.
John Espey is no stranger to starting a company. He has done it multiple times with his latest creation being Defiance Ventures. John shares his take on the important connection between brand and culture as well as what fuels his entrepreneurial mindset.
Emir Dukic has been a part of numerous startups and entrepreneurial environments. His latest venture, Rabbu, is thriving within the short-term rental economy.
Jason Grizzi, Director of Global Marketing for In-Building and Product Brand Strategy at Corning, shares his backstory while hitting on the importance of humanizing your brand.
Charlotte Business Journal publisher TJ Mccullough stops by to talk Charlotte, the transition to virtual events, plus a new partnership to support racial equality.
Robin Hammond of Bullitt Group joins the Hive Life to talk about the world of rugged CAT phones and her ten years as Senior Sales Trainer at one of Charlotte’s fastest growing companies.
Arthur Elliott founder Andy Pfeiffer sits down for a candid conversation to talk about running a business, how Arthur Elliott differentiates itself from the competition, and what’s next in digital.
Ever wonder what it takes to sell Andy Dalton a blender? Have you ever been asked to demo a product you’re trying to sell? Zach, Sarah and Carson sit down with Spiracle Media’s Account Manager & Sales Associate, Davis Conway to discuss what it takes to sell video marketing services, his approach to sales and life.
Like many businesses, Skillpop has had to at least temporarily change its model, moving from in-person classes to pop-up style online. Founder Haley Bohon joins the Hive Life to talk everything from entrepreneurship to the next big opportunity.
We’re Back! What a great way get back in the swing of things by chatting with AJ Chodora, one of our Creative Video Specialists. From his start in the video world to the inner workings of why he loves music, join us on this episode to learn more about one of our production crew teammates.
Stratifyd is one of the fastest growing tech companies in Charlotte. VP of Marketing & Demand Generation, Taylor Busby, speaks to data driven intelligence.
How do you maintain a new or consistent routine when it comes to podcasting? Zach, Sarah and Carson take a moment to reflect on the process of creating a podcast with the added pressure and concern of every day workload increase coming into Phase 2 of re-opening. They also give a wonderful introduction to a new mini-series produced by Spiracle Media called, “Six Feet Apart.”
What does it take to be a Drone Pilot? How do you get over the nerves of putting thousands of dollars of equipment hundreds of feet in the air? Zach, Sarah and Carson welcome fellow Spiracle Media Creative Specialist & Certified Drone Pilot, Thomas Wilson as they all discuss Thomas’ path, passion and dedication to everything drone!
It is time to keep the positive vibes rolling and with Zach and Carson having been on a shoot last week and more to come next week we are so pumped! We can really start to see the light at the end of the tunnel and things are starting to look up after this tough stretch.

The Hive Life podcast focuses on some of our experiences from the last 20 years while connecting you with subject matter experts within the fields of marketing, entrepreneurship and business. Informative, candid and fun is our preferred style.

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