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41 minutes | Apr 23, 2019
Business Startup Ideas for 2020
Considering starting a new business in 2019 or 2020? Justin T. Weller, co-founder of TrueChat.org, and Jon Umstead, business consultant, dive into the startup industries that are hot right now.tags: business, plan canvas, jon umstead, justin t weller, startups, entrepreneur, invest, investor, trends, 2019, ideas, discussion, consultant, coach, truechat
41 minutes | Mar 26, 2019
Business Trends to Watch in 2019 & 2020
Should your business pay attention to trends? What can you expect in 2019 & 2020? Jon is joined by Justin T. Weller, President & CEO of TrueChat, to discuss changes that will impact the world of business.tags: business, trends, trending, topics, modern, small, planning, strategy, 2019, 2020, ceo, jon umstead, justin t weller, truechat
39 minutes | Mar 7, 2019
What Should You Have in Your Pitch Deck for 2020?
Drafting a pitch deck can be challenging, but it is important to include certain key elements. Justin T. Weller, President & CEO of TrueChat, joins Jon to explore the aspects of a pitch deck.tags: business, investor, investing, startup, venture, capital, how to, advice, pitch deck, presentation, money, finance, truechat
48 minutes | Feb 21, 2019
Did Amazon Make the Right Business Decision?
Politics aside, should Amazon have pulled out of the deal for its second headquarters in New York? Justin T. Weller, host of The State of Us podcast, joins Jon to examine the situation.
34 minutes | Feb 14, 2019
Informed Hiring Decisions
How can your business find and select the best candidates for your job? Phil Devendorf, Founder/Owner, of PDServices joins Jon to impart some practical advice for businesses of all sizes.
34 minutes | Feb 7, 2019
When Does Your Business Need Insurance?
Insurance can be a confusing landscape for businesses of all sizes to navigate. Camden Pierce, licensed independent agent, joins Jon to explain when businesses need insurance and what type of insurance they should be looking for.
33 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
Is Your Business Ready for Change?
How will your business handle change? Jon is joined by Rob Deptford, founder of Forge Ahead Coaching, to explain how all businesses can navigate a changing landscape and what individuals should do to maintain their professional profile.
33 minutes | Jan 24, 2019
How to Protect Your Business - Catalog You
Marianne Bailey, founder of Catalog You, joins Jon to discuss the importance of taking preemptive measures to protect your business from the unexpected.tags: business, insurance, inventory, managment, plan, disaster, relief, art, office, theft, fire, damage, how to, truechat, jon umstead
36 minutes | Jan 17, 2019
Keys to Transformation - Mindset Facilitation
What's the best way to change? Leisa Reid, a mindset facilitator, joins Jon to share her distinct perspective on how to approach transformation in business and life.tags: business, advice, leadership, change, transform, manage, facilitate, life, strategy, meeting, small, entrepreneur, truechat
39 minutes | Dec 27, 2018
Women in Leadership - A Fresh Perspective
What does a lifetime climbing the corporate ladder teach a woman? Jon Umstead finds out as Kim Bartley, Chief Marketing Officer at White Castle, shares her experiences and gives advice to women in leadership and for anyone looking to pursue the management path.tags: CMO, White Castle, Jon Umstead, TrueChat, women, woman, leadership, diversity, management, team, men, man, secretary, job, career, advice, interview, fortune, business
35 minutes | Dec 20, 2018
The Business Impact of #MeToo
How should you navigate gender parity in the age of #MeToo? Janice Ellig, CEO of Ellig Group, joins Jon to share her insight. She also announces her new podcast, Leadership Reimagined and discusses what Ellig Group is working on.Tags: women, woman, leadership, movement, gender, diversity, parity, equality, rights, power, men, man, board, room, business, best practices, learning, change, work, worker, truechat, reimagined, jon umstead, plan canvas, business is art
43 minutes | Dec 13, 2018
How to Stay True and Be of Value
Businesses are releasing holiday ads this time of year and it can difficult to know what kind of promotion you should do. In the most recent blog post on PlanCanvas.net, Jon Umstead outlines the importance of thanking the individuals and organizations that have contributed to your success.tags: business, success, jon umstead, art, book, author, thanks, appreciate, holiday, ads, true, value, truechat, tips
36 minutes | Dec 4, 2018
How is marketing changing and where do podcasts fit in? The "Video Girl," Kimberly Scott, joins Jon Umstead to talk about her podcast and answer these critical business questions. Kimberly hosts the Industry Celebrities Podcast.
35 minutes | Nov 27, 2018
Will Your Business Plan Work?
What will it take to make your business viable? In this three-part mini-series, Jon is joined by Justin T. Weller, President & CEO of TrueChat, to examine the three categories of questions that you should answer before starting a new venture. In this final part (3 of 3), we look at what you need to do to make sure that your business plan is viable.
38 minutes | Nov 13, 2018
Is There a Market for Your Business?
Is your business viable? In part-two of this segment, Jon and Justin explore how to determine if there is a market for your product or service. Part one focused on the questions you need to examine to determine if you are personally ready to start your business.
36 minutes | Nov 6, 2018
How to Execute Your B2B Sales Strategy
The sales process is constantly evolving and keeping up with the times is more essential than ever. Steve McCullough works with businesses who sell to other businesses to advise on the entire process. He joins Jon on this episode to answer crtical questions about executing the sales process.
36 minutes | Oct 30, 2018
Is Your Startup Viable?
Jon Umstead and Justin T. Weller examine the process of determining if you and your startup can work. With so many business ideas, it can be difficult to know what is viable. Business is ART breaks this down into two simple podcasts.
29 minutes | Oct 23, 2018
The Importance of a Network and How to Find It
You can't do it all alone. Michael, the founder of Awakened Innovations, joins Jon to discuss the importance finding vendors you can trust. It might sound easy, but sometimes things are too good to be true. Awakened Innovations can help non-profits avoid many misteps.
32 minutes | Oct 9, 2018
How to Make Dual Careers Work
Is it possible to balance multiple careers? The nature of being an entrepreneur often requires it. Jon's guest is a public servant and runs her own business. She left a six-figure job to have the life she does now.
46 minutes | Oct 2, 2018
Out of the Darkness
Why is suicide so misunderstood and why is a business podcast talking about it? Jon is joined by Lance Jackson and Justin T. Weller from The State of Us podcast to breakdown the issue.
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