Episode 2: Creativity in Business with Lon McGowan


Welcome back to skucast! We hope you enjoyed our first episode: Thought Leadership with Heidi Thorne.

In this episode, we will continue with our skucon Chicago speaker series. This is where we track down our speakers who be joining us at skucon in Chicago on July 12 at the Virgin Hotel.

In these discussions, we’ll get a sneak peek of what they’ll be talking about and why their teachings are particularly important to staying ahead in the promotional products industry.

Our guest this episode is Lon McGowan. Lon is the Founder and CEO of iClick as well as the founder of Alpine Modern, a lifestyle brand focused on the world’s mountain communities. Lon is a classic entrepreneur, always restless and looking for a new challenge and opportunity. His company, iClick, has earned numerous awards, including the Counselor’s 2015 Distributor Choice Award for the company’s excellent services and promotional products. Alpine Modern has become a huge success throughout the Boulder community for providing residents with a stylish café, quarterly magazine with article topics ranging from elevated living and designing in the mountains to personal journey stories and topics on architecture in the mountains.

This episode of skucast will focus on creativity in business. Creativity is the engine that drives our success whether it's how we problem-solve, how we grow our companies, how we run our operations, how we hire and how we sell. Creativity is also the theme of skucon this summer.

skucast explores the Who, What, Why and How of the promotional products industry. It shines a light on our industry’s best work, features maverick personalities, and discusses what’s really involved in running a modern promotional products business.