Predicting Energy Markets & How to Choose the Right Business Partner with Terry MacGregor, USNA ‘00

Nov 9, 2017 | USNA

“When you have a great partner, it’s unbelievable.  It’s worth its weight in gold.  You’re much stronger with somebody else.” -Terry MacGregor, USNA ‘00

Terry MacGregor graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2000 and is the founder of Byte Lion and Law IQ.  At Byte Lion, Terry’s team works with innovators in the startup and corporate world to create disruptive products and services.  And at Law IQ, Terry’s team uses predictive data analytics to turn energy infrastructure events into actionable insights which help customers navigate the complexities of the energy regulatory landscape.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How Terry’s team uses data analytics to predict energy markets
  • Tips for choosing the right business partner
  • Tips for improving team communication

Words of Wisdom

When selecting a business partner, it’s important to choose the right person.  Terry said in the interview that a business partnership is like a marriage.  So it’s important to choose someone you trust.  It’s also important that your partner’s strengths complement your strengths.  If you are really good at something, it might be best that your partner is really good at something else.

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Special thanks to Terry for joining me this week.  Until next time!

-Scott Mackes, USNA ’01

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