Episodes
Many people retire and close their businesses without a second thought. They never realize that they are sitting on a very valuable asset. Even a poorly performing business, if positioned correctly, can provide you with sizeable retirement income. I recently sat down with Bart Rupert and discussed his tips and strategies for how to make more when you sell your business as well as how to buy a business without using your own money. Bart Rupert had founded nearly 30 companies, negotiated over...
Published 07/26/20
Growing a small business can be hard. Even if you are lucky enough to get it growing at some point you will hit a plateau. How do you overcome that obstacle and continue to grow your business to its full potential? I recently sat down with Michael Zipursky and discussed his tips and strategies for growing your business. Michael Zipursky is the CEO of Consulting Success®. He’s advised organizations like Financial Times, Dow Jones, RBC, Omron, Sumitomo and helped Panasonic launch new products...
Published 07/06/20
Small business owners unfortunately, occasionally make bad or irrational business decisions. There is no disputing this, but how do we minimize the occurrence of making irrational decisions? I recently sat down with Jeff Redondo and discussed why small business owners make irrational decisions and a few tips on how to minimize the frequency at which we make said decisions. Jeff Redondo is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Invictus Advisors, a bi-national financial consulting firm...
Published 06/07/20
Small business owners rarely consider other alternatives for generating returns on their business. Nor do they consider alternatives for retirement and exit from the business. I recently sat down with Melanie Finnegan and discussed some of these alternatives and how they can help you grow your retirement quickly and with limited income tax impact. Melanie is the nations leading authority on secondary market tax liens. She is also the founder of Tax Lien Wealth Solutions. Melanie has built...
Published 05/24/20
Small businesses are often at a disadvantage when it comes to the ability to offer financing to customers. This unique product was once reserved only for larger corporations. However, that is no longer the case and being able to offer alternative buying solutions can dramatically grow your business. I recently sat down with Bob Lovinger and discussed some of these alternatives and how they can help you grow your business. Bob is the president of Flexxbuy. Flexxbuy offers a variety of...
Published 05/17/20
The rising cost of healthcare and insurance premiums are a heavy burden for most small business owners. Unfortunately the cost doesn’t seem to be going down. However, there are alternatives to paying traditional health insurance premiums and some are extremely cost efficient. I recently sat down with Steve Watson, North Americas  top health insurance insider and discussed some of these alternatives. Steve is a CFO, a licensed CHRO, and a licensed benefits broker. He has helped his company...
Published 05/03/20
If you are a small business owner, entrepreneur or even just a sales person you probably already know the value of being able to influence others. I recently discussed the topic of influence and how becoming MicroFamous can pay off for you and your business in massive ways with Matt Johnson. Matt Johnson is a marketing agency founder, podcaster, and musician. Matt runs a podcast launch & production agency based in San Diego, an international team that helps business coaches,  consultants...
Published 04/17/20
If you are a small business owner, entrepreneur or anyone that is on any social media platform you might have noticed all the ads and noise that is prevalent right now. You might also be thinking about how do you get started with a social media strategy and stand out amongst the noise. I recently sat down with social media strategy expert Tyler Kemp and we discuss his FIRE method that can help almost any type of business do just that, stand out amongst the noise. Tyler is a social media...
Published 04/04/20
If you are a small business owner, entrepreneur or anyone that is currently working from home due to the Corona Virus pandemic then you are probably stressed and considering your options for transitioning your business to another structure. You might also be thinking about how to build a brand using social media. I recently sat down with social media expert Johanna Hunt and we discussed her strategies and best practices for doing just that. Johanna is a social media marketing and personal...
Published 03/27/20
If you are a small business owner, leader, entrepreneur or anyone that depends on great talent to achieve your performance goals then you have more than likely had a few missteps when hiring talent. We recently sat down with Ellie Dailey to discuss how small businesses can improve their hiring and selection processes. Ellie is a small business owner, recruiting expert, and the founder of Intro30. The Intro30 platform allows job seekers to record an online video introduction as part of a...
Published 03/16/20
On this episode we interview Marty Park a coach, consultant, keynote speaker, and author of the best selling book, Tiger by the Tail, 99 Secrets to Tame and Master your Business. We also discuss how pain can sometimes be your compass or guide to letting you know whether or not your going in the right direction. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor,...
Published 02/09/20
Why do small businesses fail? In this installment, part 2 of the series, we discuss market need and having the right team. Both of these issues contribute to the myriad of problems that small business owners face and how they are occasionally the source of the businesses failure. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This Shows...
Published 12/16/19
Wellness programs can be a very useful tool for engaging employees or attracting/retaining better ones. On this episode we discuss the pros and cons of wellness programs and how small businesses can get into the game for less than they think. On this episode we interview Om Suthar the founder of SQRL. Om is the sole founder with a design background building physical and digital experiences that touch millions of lives with over 10 published patents. He is on a mission to help make physical,...
Published 12/03/19
LinkedIn is a powerful social platform and business tool. You can do so much more with it than just recruiting. You can actually create a custom strategy that will help grow your business in ways that you might not be aware of. On this episode we talk with Julbert Abraham a LinkedIn expert and the founder of AGM, a full service LinkedIn agency. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate...
Published 10/31/19
Can small businesses go green? Can they afford to? Should they even be considering going green and why is that important? On this episode we sit down with Anca Novacovici and discuss why small businesses should be going green and why its not only achievable, but how it can also be profitable for their business. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor, affiliates...
Published 09/29/19
Do I really need an accountant or to track my accounting? If you are a small business owner you have probably asked this question (or will at some point). On this episode we sit down with Michael Eckstein and discuss the best practices for small business owners when it comes to accounting and smoothing out your cash flow problems. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show...
Published 09/14/19
Why do some small business soar and other crash and burn? On this episode we discuss a couple common issues that cause most small businesses to fail within the first 18 months. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This Shows Facebook Group
Published 08/18/19
We recently sat down with branding experts Justin Foster and Emily Soccorsy from Root and River, an intrinsic branding firm and discussed why traditional marketing is failing small businesses. If you are trying to improve your marketing and branding; then you are going to love this episode. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This...
Published 06/30/19
We recently sat down with HR expert Sarah Torres-Ferrick and discussed the most common mistakes leaders and business owners make when attempting to give feedback. If you are trying to improve performance and your feedback game; then you are going to love this episode. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This Shows Facebook...
Published 06/23/19
Struggling with the decision of whether to hire outside or develop your own talent? Hiring an eagle has it’s benefits, but also it’s own challenges. On this episode we discuss the pros and cons of hiring and eagle.   Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!           Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This Shows Facebook Group Mophie Products  
Published 06/05/19
Is feedback really a gift? On this episode we discuss this construct and break down a couple things to keep in mind when attempting to give feedback. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to the show on Stitcher and iTunes and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This Shows Facebook Group Mophie Products
Published 04/28/19
On this episode we discuss how activity traps are killing your performance and hurting your organization. We discuss what activity traps are, how to identify them, and how to avoid them. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to my show on Stitcher and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This Shows Facebook Group Mophie Products
Published 04/14/19
On this episode we discuss how mindset can often be the difference between success and failure. On this episode I interview mindset coach Simon Drew. Simon shares with us his philosophy and how it can improve performance and lead to positive changes not just in our business, but also our personal lives. Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to my show on Stitcher and don’t forget to rate it!!     Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This...
Published 03/30/19
On this episode we discuss the word no and its impact on organizational culture. We discuss the impact of compliance versus commitment on performance. Do you really have an open door policy, or are you simply fooling yourself into believing you are approachable? Make sure to click the subscribe button to receive updates on new episodes. Listen to my show on Stitcher and don’t forget to rate it!!   Show sponsor, affiliates and resources: This Shows Facebook Group Mophie Products
Published 03/02/19