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In this episode Patricia Stallworth joins Diane to explore five costly mistakes business owners make that can not only cost them money but possibly their business as well. The discussion includes strategies to avoid or mitigate these mistakes so business owners can not only build sustainable businesses but thrive. And, with proper planning they can do this regardless of what’s going on in the economy.
Patricia Stallworth, a.k.a. the profit coach, teaches business owners how to get back to basics – to plan to make the money they had in mind when they first started their business. She says that 4 out of 5 businesses will fail and the majority of the failures will be related to money issues. Patricia is the CEO of PS Worth, the author of The Profit Handbook and the host of the SO BOSS 360 podcast.
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With more than 25 years in the mortgage industry, Indecomm has seen it all. Regulatory and compliance changes. Market upturns, downturns, and then rebounds. Revolutionary technology that continues at a rapid pace. Through it all, large and mid-sized lenders, services, mortgage insurers, and title companies have relied on them to help them succeed and grow.
Indecomm does this by simplifying the complexities of the mortgage lifecycle with a broad spectrum of business services and technology solutions and working alongside clients to implement them. When you choose to partner with them, you leverage the depth of their knowledge and experience, gained through a solid track record in the industry. Their stability and years in the industry have set the stage for their ability to fill the gaps in the mortgage process lifecycle so they can lead the way with new technologies, business resources and education.
EP 1930 On this show, Jeff speaks with Tom Morris about what firms look for when they evaluate resumes.
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John Teza has served in senior executive management roles for several national restaurant companies including Corner Bakery, Jersey Mike’s and Quiznos. Over the course of his career, John led several significant brand expansion campaigns and also served in senior level capacities in marketing, operations, IT, legal, and training. During John’s tenure, Jersey Mike’s was named the fastest growing restaurant company by NRN for three straight years John is also the founder of Janus Brands, a consulting firm he started in 2009, with a focus on multi-unit growth, development strategy and SMB business planning. John is an active member of the restaurant leadership and franchising communities, serves as Trustee of the IFA Foundation and Board Member for the National Restaurant Association and as a board member of the Franchise Leadership and Development Conference. John’s career in franchising began right out of college, when he graduated with a business degree from William and Mary, in 1997.
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"Since 1996 I have pioneered Talent Sourcing - I am credited as the Father of Modern Sourcing". "Some know me as the creator of the original Sourcing Cheatsheet, the one that started it all and launched the sourcing industry".
Hopefully by this time we have all settled into the Covid-19 lifestyle that has so disrupted our lives and you've adapted to the new normal life of an art who used to participate in art fairs. It may be time to assess the business part of your life as an artist.
Do you sell your art online for the world to find? Or are you selling at shows and galleries throughout the year? No matter the case, Artists, Crafters, and Tradesmen Insurance, also known as ACT, can help ease the burden of finding the right insurance for your needs.
Chris Van Leeuwen, Vice President of Business Development for Veracity Insurance, joins the podcast to answer your questions about liability, property damage, loss and accident insurance that protects you against third-party claims that arise out of your business operations. This is an artist question and answer episode. We answer your questions about protecting your business.
After a trial in a divorce or other family law matter, parties are sometimes not happy with the results of the case. They might not be happy with the results entirely. In some cases, a party might like certain portions of the judgment and not like other parts of it. Regardless of the situation, many parties have to decide whether they want to appeal their divorce or family law judgment. Every case is different. The laws also can vary by state. However, this episode talks about divorce and family law appeals. It is based on an episode on Family Law Headquarters titled: Does it make sense to appeal? You can also find out more about Stange Law Firm,, PC by calling 855-805-0595 or by reading about our Oklahoma City, Oklaoma Familiy Lawyers. (Note: Kirk Stange is licensed in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois).
Special Guest: Clara Buckingham: Head of People at James and James eCommerce Fulfilment
Clara Buckingham, Head of People at James and James eCommerce Fulfilment, joins us to talk about the importance of creating a workplace culture of challenge. We’ll be discussing how for businesses to achieve sustained success in today’s volatile world, every single employee regardless of role, must be able to challenge, disagree or question the status quo in the spirit of shared purpose and goals. Clara Buckingham is the Head of People at James and James eCommerce Fulfilment. James and James is among the fastest-growing companies in the UK and Europe, according to The Sunday Times and Financial Times, and Clara joined the business to develop and deliver a new people strategy and put the company firmly on the map as an employer of choice with a culture of challenge, create and deliver. Clara has over 15 years’ experience in the field including household brands such as KP Snacks, Morrisons.
Join us as we discuss the importance of creating a workplace culture of challenge.
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It’s Franchise Friday and we’re talking to Heather McLeod, Chief Marketing Officer at Authority Brands.
Heather sees Online Reputation as the new “Lift” medium: if you have strong reviews online, then all other marketing will perform better and consumers will be more likely to convert. Heather shares many great tips on using reviews to gain an advantage over your competitors on Google and other places.
Bonus! Today we have an update on the current Franchise Economy from Tom Epstein at FPN. And we’ll spotlight some Health and Safety best practices from Northeast Color including stories from Footprints Floors and 360° Painting!
Thanks to Social Joey, Franchise Payments Network, POLN8, and Northeast Color.
We are meeting Scott Talley, CEO and founder of Network in Action. Network In Action Franchise (NIA) applies innovative principles to an industry that has long needed an update! There are an estimated 28 million small business in the United States and every one of them needs some type of marketing plan. According to their research if a business just has the funds for one marketing effort, networking provides the greatest return on investment! Network In Action, a Houston-based networking franchise that has revolutionized the industry with its innovative use of technology, has created a Try Before You Buy program. The initiative gives entrepreneurs the option to go through a day in the life of a being a Network In Action group leader/franchisee, try the business model out by going through a five day training, recruit members, host their own meeting and then decide if they want to be a part of Network In Action within 48 hours. There is no fee associated with this initiative.
The average business owner does not have 100 plus hours annually to attend weekly business networking meetings. NIA’s monthly meetings opens up an entire new market of business owners who wish to network. Additionally, by offering monthly meetings NIA groups tend to enjoy more owners as members than a group that meets weekly.
Cambridge, MA – ?Suzy Marsoubian is the founder and the chief executive officer of We Make Differences, a proudly woman- and immigrant-owned digital technology sales and solutions firm with clients throughout the northeast United States.
“When I go into a new account, I don't think about the money,” says Suzy. “I think ‘What can I do to help these people? Where I can save money and get money back to them so they can put that money into their business and create jobs.’ I help your business through these products, but I'm also trying to make a difference within that, by giving people opportunities.”
With 30 years of excellence in the copier, printer, and imaging industry marked by career-spanning client relationships and a personable approach to account management, Suzy launched We Make Differences with the intention to do just that: make a difference.
“I've made so many differences for my clients because I was true to my word and they got a return on investment,” says Suzy, “but I'm one of those people that wants to make difference both professionally and personally. I want to give an opportunity to people like me, to inner city people or immigrants that don't have a degree.”
After overcoming decades of institutional challenges in her male-dominated industry, including rampant sex discrimination and sexual harassment, she strives to set an example of strong and equitable leadership.
“I'm most proud of is how much I love and embrace helping people,” says Suzy. “I'm growing this business so I can someday give all my time and dedication to helping others.”
For more information, visit www.wemakedifferences.com
In the September cover story of Legal Management, "Working Around Micromanagement," we learned how a tough employee-manager relationship can make work unbearable. Jill Maganza-Ruiz, a senior human resources and talent executive for the largest firm in the United States, joined Legal Management Talk to provide some additional advice for both managers and employees.
Jill Maganza-Ruiz is a senior HR/Talent executive with more than 20 years' experience in the legal industry. She is currently the HR Director for Dentons US LLP and is based in the firm’s New York office. Jill has been a member of ALA since 2006.
If you're looking to launch a business or take your career to the next level, don't underestimate the power of BlogTalkRadio as both an educational tool and a social network – with 23 million listeners a month and 12,000 hosts, you can join discussions lead by the world's leading entrepreneurs, analysts, authors and coaches, and ask all your pressing questions via our chat rooms and live call-ins! It doesn't get much better than financial advice from money-management mogul Suze Orman or brand-building strategy from celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. Need to get up to speed on how to maximize your Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Pinterest presence? You'll find plenty of shows on social media marketing, including tips from tech legend Guy Kawasaki. Network with professionals on every level, on everything from job interviews, career consulting, sales training, productivity, legal advice, financial planning, solopreneurship, real estate trends, product design, work-life balance, mentoring and more.