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Aug. 25, 2021

41. Identifying and Finding Your Ideal Customers

How do I find customers for my business? Who are my ideal customers? How do I know what my customers want? We discuss important steps to take in the customer acquisition process. Utilizing Google and Google My Business, n...

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Aug. 18, 2021

40. Consulting Cannabis Companies with Devin Schleidt

How to open a dispensary in Connecticut? How do I start a CBD business in Connecticut? We talk with Devin Schleidt about investing in and starting a cannabis-based business. Devin's company Schleidt Works , partners as a ...

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Aug. 11, 2021

39. Longevity in Business w/ Jeri Quinn

What ensures longevity in business? What makes a company successful over the long term? We discuss these questions with serial entrepreneur Jeri Quinn . Jeri is the founder and president of Driving Improved Results where sh...

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Aug. 4, 2021

38. Hiring and Retaining Great Team Members

How do I find great employees? How do I increase retention of great team members? What kind of leader am I? Russ and Dana talk about hiring employees in their own businesses and what's important to keep great team members....

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July 28, 2021

37. Build, Brand, & Expand Your Business w/ Lori Giuttari

How do I build my brand and expand my business? How do I incorporate social media into my business? Are there "turn-key" options for social media marketing? We talk with Lori Giuttari of Virtual Thrive and LG Coaching who ...

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July 21, 2021

36. Capturing Life and Business w/ Sasha Dale

How can providing fewer services increase profitability? How do I turn my art into a business? How to find a niche for your business? We speak with Sasha Dale, a professional photographer about turning passion into busines...

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July 14, 2021

35. Resilience. Strength. Fortitude. w/ Scott Mason

Why business should harness the power of purpose? How do I find my company's true purpose? How do I help my team find their higher purpose? We talk with Scott Mason , an inspirational and keynote speaker, focusing on findi...

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July 7, 2021

34. Learning to Listen w/ Kylee Robinson

How do I listen to customers effectively? What are pain points for customers? How do you listen to customers? We talk with Kylee Robinson, a goal-oriented entrepreneur, salesperson, and recruiter with over 10 years experien...

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June 30, 2021

33. How to Hire the Best w/ Dr. Sabrina Starling

How do I hire good employees? What are some small business hiring challenges? How do I hire great talent? We talk with Dr. Sabrina Starling , the Business Psychologist, author of the How to Hire the Best series, and co-hos...

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June 23, 2021

32. Reading the Fine Print with Jonathan Friedler

Why does every business need a BAIL team? Do I need a lawyer for my business? How do I put an attorney on retainer? We talk with Jonathan Friedler attorney at law about business law and how to protect yourself …

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June 16, 2021

31. Stand Out From the Crowd w/ Jenny Knighting

How do I convert leads into business? How do I inspire and influence my audience? How do I connect and engage with potential clients and customers? We talk with Jenny Knighting of the award-winning Nutcracker Agency about ...

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June 9, 2021

30. From Sailor to Surgeon with Dr. Robert McAllister

What is the business side of medicine? Why is understanding business important? Why doing good is good for business? Medicine is a profession and we talk with Robert McAllister, MD about the business of healthcare. We l...

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June 2, 2021

29. Delegating Administrative Tasks w/ Tonya Thomas

What can a Virtual Assistant do for my small business? What tasks can small businesses outsource? Can outsourcing administrative tasks help me grow my business? We talk with Tonya Thomas about organization, utilizing virtu...

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May 26, 2021

28. Grow Your Business on LinkedIn w/ Marc Halpert

Why should I be on LinkedIn? How do I use LinkedIn to promote my business? How do I use LinkedIn to find employees? We talk with "multi-preneur" and LinkedIn expert Marc Halpert about how business owners have the opportuni...

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May 19, 2021

27. Creating a Profitable Niche w/ Anthony Spiratos

How do I find a profitable niche for my business? Can a specialized business still be profitable? What are some steps you can take to find your niche? We talk with Anthony Spiratos who has become an expert in seeing …

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May 12, 2021

26. Family Business and Beyond w/ Pam & Tyler Gracey

Should you mix family and business? How does starting a business affect my family? How do I incorporate my family into my business? We sit with mother and son Pamela Gracey and Tyler Gracey. Tyler started working in Pamela...

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May 5, 2021

25. Getting Started Early with Chris Billias

How old do you need to be to start a business? Do you need a degree before becoming an entrepreneur? How to become a successful entrepreneur and business owner? We talk with Chris Billias about his early journey into busin...

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April 28, 2021

24. From Employee to Owner with Andrew Nollman

How easy is it to go from employee to entrepreneur? What are some tips for a successful mid-career change? How do I switch industries mid-career? We talk with Financial Planner Andrew Nollman about his successful transitio...

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April 21, 2021

23. Russ' Business Coach Experience - Chapter One

Why is my business not making money? Why is my business failing? Why is my business not growing? In an unintentional homage to Mike Michalowicz , Russ shares his plan to hire a coach and implement The Pumpkin Plan and …

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April 14, 2021

22. Partnerships and Protecting Your Business with Jeremy Doyle

What are the pros and cons of having a business partner? What happens if I have the wrong insurance or coverage? How does insurance protect me and my business? We meet with Jeremy Doyle of Jane Ryan Insurance Group . …

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April 7, 2021

21. Get Out of Your Own Way

How do you plan to make your business dreams a reality? Are you your own worst enemy? Prepare yourself to grow and scale now, so when your business is ready -- you aren't the reason it can't grow. Being good …

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March 31, 2021

20. What's Your Exit Strategy? with Steven DeGraff

What is my business realistically worth now? Who is going to buy my business and what strategic reasons might they have to acquire me? How can I improve the value of my business? Business owners rarely consider when and how...

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March 24, 2021

19. Turning Energy into Synergy with Michelle Jacobik

Are you ready to be on the winning side of business? Do you know the top 7 financial mistakes most entrepreneurs are making? We talk with Michelle Jacobik, a highly sought-after Financial Coach & Business Strategist about ma...

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March 17, 2021

18. She Does it Her Way with Amanda Boleyn

What if you always knew that your next move in business was the right move? What if you were no longer afraid of what you are capable of? What if you stopped procrastinating and stopped dabbling and instead went all …

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