Episodes

Feb. 9, 2022

65. Finding Your Sweet Spot with Donna Leyens

Are you spreading yourself (and your staff) too thin? Do you feel like your marketing isn't working? Do you or your business feel out of alignment? We talk with Donna Leyens , the President and co-founder of Pumpkin Plan You...

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Feb. 2, 2022

64. Recruiting Qualified Candidates with Rebecca Wilson

How do I find top talent for my company? Why is it a good idea to work with a recruiter? We talk with Rebecca Wilson about using executive search as a company and for those seeking opportunities. Rebecca is the …

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Jan. 26, 2022

63. Diversity with Gisselle Feldkamp Rivera

What does HR do for a small business? Do small businesses need HR? What does diversity mean to a small business? We talk about more than just compliance with Gisselle Feldkamp Rivera of GFR Consulting . Gisselle (and Dana) s...

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Jan. 19, 2022

62. Building a Better Business with Steve Bousquet

Do I need more clients or better clients? How do I get better clients? What is a "sweet spot" in business? We meet and learn from Steven Bousquet of American Landscape and Lawn Science. Steve shares his experience of 40 …

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Jan. 12, 2022

61. Pumpkin Planning Strategy with Christeen Era

Are you feeling burned out and unsure about how to grow your business? What is the Pumpkin Plan? What makes Pumpkin Planning effective? We speak with Christeen Era , a certified Pumpkin Planning Strategist and author of Profi...

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Jan. 5, 2022

60. Speak Like a Leader with John Bates

How do I learn to communicate more effectively? Why is communication so important in business? What is my origin story? We have an incredible conversation with John Bates, a world-renowned Leadership Communication expert, an...

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Dec. 29, 2021

59. Look Back to Plan for the Future

Should I evaluate the past year to plan for next year? Is past performance an indicator of future success? Dana and Russ evaluate the podcast and their respective businesses over the last year. Follow the podcast at @itsjust...

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Dec. 22, 2021

58. Understanding SEO with Modern Age Marketing

What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? Why use SEO vs. PPC (Pay-Per-Click)? How do I improve my SEO? Clayton Carini and Dylan Davino are cofounders of Modern Age Marketing LLC . Since an early age, Clayton has been fasci...

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Dec. 15, 2021

57. Learning from Your P&L with Aimee LaLiberte

How do I manage my business finances? How do you understand business finances? Why is it important to understand your company's finances? We talk numbers with Profit First Professional Aimee LaLiberte . As the owner of My V...

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Dec. 8, 2021

56. Green Profit Academy with Christeen Era

How to increase profit margin in a service business? What is the Profit First Method? How do you use the Profit First system? We speak with Christeen Era , author of Profit First for Lawn Care and Landscape Businesses . …

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Dec. 1, 2021

55. Getting PR Exposure with Mickie Kennedy

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 , …

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Nov. 24, 2021

54. Zone of Genius with Anne Hill

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 time...

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Nov. 17, 2021

53. Fuel Your Marketing with Jarod Spiewak

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 …

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Nov. 10, 2021

52. Mindful Choices with Christie Garcia

How does ego affect leadership? How do I change my mindset for success? How does the unconscious affect my business? We talk with coach and facilitator Christie Garcia about bringing the unconscious to light and fixing the ...

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Nov. 3, 2021

51. Profit First in Retail (and beyond) with Ciara Stockeland

How do you improve your retail business? What is a good profit margin for retail? Should you have a brick and mortar or an online business? We talk with Ciara Stockeland whose business mindset and tenacity inspire us (and ...

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Oct. 27, 2021

50. The Solopreneur Journey with Maggie Karshner

What should you know before becoming self-employed? What is a solopreneur? How do I become my own boss? We talk with a self-employment coach Maggie Karshner about working for yourself about overcoming challenges and growin...

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Oct. 20, 2021

Guest Host Scott Mason of the Purpose Highway Podcast

You can connect with or follow Scott Mason here: Podcast : Scott Mason's Purpose Highway Podcast LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/smason1/ Website : https://www.scottmasonllc.com/ Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/s...

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Oct. 13, 2021

Guest Host Dr. Sabrina Starling of Profit By Design Podcast

Connect with Dr. Sabrina Facebook: Tap the Potential LinkedIn: /drsabrina/ Twitter: @drsabrina Instagram: @drsabrina Website: https://www.tapthepotential.com/ Podcast: Profit by Design Discover How To Make Your Time Worth $10...

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Oct. 6, 2021

Guest Host Mike Claudio of the Big Stud Podcast

While we get some rest and relaxation, we're highlighting some of the podcasts from our guests! This first guest host episode features Mike Claudio of the Big Stud Podcast. Connect with Mike Claudio: Web : https://winratecons...

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Sept. 29, 2021

46. A Real Cinderella Story with Jacqueline Goldstein

How to deal with friends and family who don’t support your business? What do you do when your family doesn't support your business? What can you do if you don't have a support system? We talk with Jacqueline Goldstein of …

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Sept. 22, 2021

45. Russ' Business Coach Experience - Chapter 2

How can a business coach help me? Is hiring a business coach worth it? Russ shares some of his recent experiences with Dana after a few months of working with his business coach, a Pumpkin Planning Strategist . Russ talks …

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Sept. 15, 2021

44. Win Fast, Win Often with Mike Claudio

How do I change my mindset? How do you increase profitability? How do you get better customers? We talk with Mike Claudio of Winrate Consulting about mindset, growing your business, and increasing profitability. Mike has e...

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Sept. 8, 2021

43. Helping People is the Focus with Molly Bruno

How do you add value for customers? How important are relationships in business? How do I get my business involved in the community? We talk with Molly Bruno about the power of great service, building relationships, and be...

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Sept. 1, 2021

42. Maximizing Digital Marketing with Karen Etchells

What is digital marketing and why is it important? How effective is digital marketing? Is digital marketing worth it? We talk with Karen Etchells, a digital marketing strategist and owner of Innovast Digital Marketing . Kar...

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