Follow the Hummingbird

Follow the Hummingbird
Follow the Hummingbird interviews community leaders and entrepreneurs in Buffalo and New Orleans. Through advice, story telling, and discussions this podcast is meant to motivate and educate the budding entrepreneurial communities around the world.

We’re BACK! What Video Games Can Teach You About Business Models
Sep 16 • 43 min
Hello listeners we are back and better than ever now with two cohosts in Adam and Ari Goldfarb. This new format will allow us to upload podcasts more regularly in between interviews we hope you enjoy the show as we dive into a combination of business…
artist Journey Allen
May 17, 2019 • 16 min
Today I speak with artist Journey Allen on her work both as an artist and community leader. Learn more about her community and non-profit efforts by visiting: find information about Camp Oya contact: 5044007224…
Jamil Khoury from Silk Road Rising
Apr 26, 2019 • 31 min
Today I speak with Jamil Khoury the co-founder of Silk Road Rising, a theatre company located in downtown Chicago dedicated to presenting plays written by individuals of Asian and Middle Eastern descent. I met Jamil during…
Althea Luehrsen from Leadership Buffalo
Apr 19, 2019 • 21 min
Althea Luehrsen is the CEO at Leadership Buffalo, Inc. About Leadership Buffalo: “Leadership Buffalo is Making Buffalo Better. Through collaborations, community awareness, and civic engagement, we are uniting…
Sally Lindsay from Big Easel Collective
Apr 13, 2019 • 22 min
Hey Listeners today I speak with Sally Lindsay from Big Easel Collective Big Easel Collective specializes in sets that are rooted in place. They craft permanent transformations for retail experiences, museums activations, interiors, and public spaces that…
Alexander Bigbie, Founder and Executive Director at Flyte
Apr 5, 2019 • 30 min
I am excited to introduce Alexander Bigbie, a New Orleans transplant with a unique financial background. Once an investment banker, he fell in love with the city of New Orleans and uses his wealth of knowledge to aid the youth in our higher education…
Nicole Allen from SPARC
Mar 29, 2019 • 26 min
Nicole Allen is the Director of Open Education for SPARC. In this role she leads SPARC’s work to advance openness in education, which includes a robust state and federal policy program, a broad librarian community of practice, and a leadership program for…
Victoria Adams Phipps Executive Director of 504Ward
Mar 22, 2019 • 23 min
Welcome back listeners! Today I interview Victoria Adams Phipps. Victoria is the Vice President of Programs at New Orleans Business Alliance and the Executive Director of 504Ward. As the Executive Director of 504Ward she has helped nurture and facilitate…
David Deutsch, Managing Partner at Flowered Wellness
Mar 15, 2019 • 26 min
Hey listeners! Today I speak with David Deutsch, Managing Partner at Flowered Wellness in WNY Flowered Wellness is a health and wellness company adopting an educational and holistic approach toward providing education about medical cannabis products and…
Jennifer Weishaupt Ruby Slipper Restaurant Group
Feb 22, 2019 • 26 min
Welcome back to the Follow the Hummingbird podcast! Today we speak with Jennifer Weishaupt, the Founder and CEO of Ruby Slipper Restaurant Group. On today’s episode we dive into the restaurants past, present, and future. We explore the strong culture that…
Tom Ulbrich
Dec 28, 2018 • 41 min
Today we speak with Western New York business leader and entrepreneur Tom Ulbrich. Tom is an an entrepreneur, educator, speaker, author and the Executive Director at UB School of Mgt. Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Tom emphasizes the importance of…
Carol Beth Anderson
Dec 16, 2018 • 40 min
Carol Beth Anderson is the author of the YA Fantasy Sun-Blessed Trilogy. Carol and I first spoke on Twitter when she shared the 2018 results of her debut fantasy trilogy. Her excitement for her accomplishments and passion for writing were contagious and I…
Michael Anderle
Nov 27, 2018 • 26 min
Today I speak with the founder and CEO of LMBPN Publishing Michael Anderle. Anderle is also the best selling author of the Kurtherian Gambit Series and the admin of the popular facebook group 20booksto50k. Since 2015 he has created a vast Science Fiction…
How To Grow Your Newsletter
Nov 15, 2018 • 5 min
Today’s podcast dives into how I grew my personal newsletter by over 100 subscribers and less than a month.
Everyone Has A Story
Nov 12, 2018 • 3 min
Today’s episode dives into why you should publish a book and how it’s never been easier to be an author. Control your publishing future and grow your brand today.
Oct 29, 2018 • 15 min
For Follow The Hummingbird’s first podcast we interview Dylan Penn co-founder of C4Coin.