Recent Episodes

55. Getting PR Exposure with Mickie Kennedy

Dec. 1, 2021

What is a press release and how do they work? How can a small business get free local media coverage? How might a company use media coverage to improve conversions and get more sales? We talk with Mickie Kennedy , founder …

54. Zone of Genius with Anne Hill

Nov. 24, 2021

Why are systems and processes important to business? Why have systems and processes? What are systems in business? We spend time with Anne Hill discussing the implementation of systems in your business that can free up tim…

53. Fuel Your Marketing with Jarod Spiewak

Nov. 17, 2021

What should a marketing plan look like? How do I calculate my ROI in marketing? How do I evaluate my marketing? We have a great conversation with Jarod Spiewak, the founder and lead strategist of Comet Fuel . Comet Fuel i…

About the Hosts

Dana Dowdell


Dana Dowdell is the owner of Boss Consulting HR LLC, a boutique consulting firm that offers human resource and business consulting services to small businesses. Her business was started with an obsession for everything HR and a crazy desire to help others. Dana holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations both from the University of Rhode Island. In addition, Dana has obtained a SHRM-CP designation and brings over ten years of HR experience in the hospitality and non-profit sectors to her work.

Russ Harlow


An Army veteran, former rugby player, and father of three, Russ has lived in Connecticut most of his life. He and his family love life in the Quiet Corner, “We love the richness of life and community. People are genuine, salt of the earth, and look out for one another. In a small town, you get to know a lot of the families in the community”.

At AdvantaClean of Windham we are seeking to build a rewarding workplace and providing an important service to the residents and businesses in the community.

We employ team members that work hard, care about helping people, and are willing to do all that is required to restore healthy homes and businesses in Eastern Connecticut.