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51 minutes | 18 hours ago
Lessons Learned While Building the Business Hireology to Inc 500 Fastest Growing Company
In today's podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his Guest Adam Robinson from Hireology, an Inc 500 fastest growing company, discuss their top lessons learned when building a business. These lessons will help you grow and expand your business while avoiding mistakes along the way.
28 minutes | 8 days ago
Common Mistakes Small-Business Owners Make Growing Their Business
In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik from Financing Solutions and his guest Brian Scudamore Founder of 1-800-Got-Junk discuss some of the top common mistakes that small-business owners make when growing their business.
53 minutes | 2 months ago
8 Financial Management Strategies to Increase Profits
In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his guest Ken Boyd discuss 8 Financial Management Strategies to Increase Profits. A lot of people believe that sales and profits go hand in hand; however, they do not. It is about the profit one makes, not the sales that are generated.
45 minutes | 2 months ago
The Power and Skill of People Networking
In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his guest Joe Mindak discuss the power and skills of people networking. Becoming a networking expert is a very valuable skill in the business world.
50 minutes | 2 months ago
Difficulty That Business Owners Have at New Revenue Levels
Stephen Halasnik and his guest Barbra Alves discuss the difficulties that business owners have at new revenue levels. As exciting and thrilling as having a new business can be, it can also present some of the biggest challenges while passing different revenue levels. For small businesses, the challenges that come with success can be resolved in various ways, some with simple adjustments. Depending on your business industry, you will be faced with various challenges. However, these are some essential tips that all individuals who own a small business or startup should keep in mind.
54 minutes | 2 months ago
Personal Finance Mistakes Business Owners Make
Stephen Halasnik and his guest Eric Rosenberger discuss personal finance mistakes that business owners make. Whether you have owned your business for years, or maybe you are a small startup, these money mistakes can be applied to anyone. New business owners should be aware of their personal financial planning before they get too deep into the business. It is crucial that you know how to manage and avoid making the same common mistakes that other business owners make. Of course, all business needs are different, but these are some tips when it comes to personal financial and business ownership.
70 minutes | 2 months ago
How To Raise Funds From Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists
Stephen Halasnik and his guest Chris Saxman discuss how to raise funds from angel investors and venture capitalists. When first-time businesses or existing businesses are looking at how to raise funds, they look for potential investors. Accredited investors are those investors who have a special status granted to them under financial regulation laws. Some conditions must exist in your company in order to approach angel investors. First, not every business should be raising funds, and business people and owners need to have an understanding of the type of business they have, and what the appropriate equity financing mechanisms are for that business.
40 minutes | 2 months ago
How Being An Author Can Help You and Your Business
In today's podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his guest Steve Kidd discuss how being an author can help leverage your business. Being an author comes with credibility and recognition, and these rewards can benefit small business owners and entrepreneurs. Many people in the business world or those who are involved in the business life of things may forget how beneficial a piece of writing can set you up for success. A piece of professional writing will set you up for a long time of credibility and recognition. Today, the benefits of how writing a book can be not only to you but also to your business are discussed.
52 minutes | 3 months ago
Biggest Challenges of Building a Business in the Arts
In today’s podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and his guest Lee Prosenjak discuss the biggest challenges of building a business in the arts. A business in the arts must have sustainability and balance for it to be successful. To thrive, having a business partner can be beneficial, so those in the art world can then focus on getting their pieces into arts organizations, arts institutions, or performances.
47 minutes | 3 months ago
7 Keys to Building Relationship that Transform Culture and Drive Productivity
Stephen Halasnik and his guest Mo Fathelbab discuss business forums and the 7 keys to building relationships that transform culture and drive productivity. A good business forum can be extremely beneficial in your professional growth and should not be overlooked. The 7 keys Mo has developed help build strong relationships with your colleagues and can improve a workplace in multiple areas.
57 minutes | 3 months ago
Changing Direction When Business Strategy Isn't Working
A great big-picture business strategy is essential to a great business, but what may appear as a great business strategy at first can change in the blink of an eye. Companies need to be able to adapt, stay relevant, and keep growing in an ever-changing marketplace.
90 minutes | 3 months ago
How to Prepare and Bounce Back from Recessions and Disasters
As a small business owner, it is important to understand that a crisis is not a matter of “if”, but a matter of “when”. Do not fall into the trap of thinking your business is recession-proof. Being able to effectively handle a financial crisis in your industry or supply chains will ultimately determine the longevity of your business and prevent job loss, high unemployment rates, and layoffs in your company.
48 minutes | 3 months ago
How to Achieve Hyper Sales Growth for Your Business
As a business owner, there comes a time where you need to take a deep dive and analyze your own company, and the people in it. For many business owners, you can get so lost working in your business that you forget to work on your business. If sales and marketing are not your strong suits as an owner, it is crucial to make sure you have people working in your business who are. Building a team of people who know how to grow quickly & profitably are some of the most important things to skyrocket your sales.
51 minutes | 3 months ago
Building My Company From 2-200 Employees By Hiring Right
Today, Stephen Halasnik and Frank Riordan discuss their experience with hiring employees at scale and cultivating company culture. When it comes to running a business, it’s important to be able to have a plan and execute it reliably. Having the right team behind you can help put your plan in action, accelerate your company's growth, and allow you to scale your small business or startup. However, finding the right people for new positions to hire isn’t always an easy task, and sometimes it’s hard to know when you actually need to make job openings in the first place. It is crucial to have a clear vision of how you want your company’s workforce to look, feel, and act as your company expands.
44 minutes | 3 months ago
The Importance of Legacy and Purpose for Business Owners
Matthew Weiss, lawyer and filmmaker, was a guest speaker on the Entrepreneur MBA Podcast talking about the importance of having a purpose for business owners. It can be easy for big and small business owners to get so caught up in the success of their company, that they forget to take time to think about business purpose and their lasting legacy. Having a positive impact on the people and communities around you can end up paying dividend. Stephen and Matthew use their own personal anecdotes to explain how having a purpose can drive your business and make your life happier.
38 minutes | 4 months ago
How Business Strategy Affects Small Businesses
Today Stephen Halasnik and his guest Kiesha King-Brown talk about business strategies that affect small businesses. For a small business, having a proper strategy is really what will help you take your business to the next level. If you are looking to grow and expand into a bigger business, it is imperative to know your business strategy. Having the proper business strategy for small business owners will impact your company by serving as a tool to help during any circumstance, while also providing agility and survival mechanisms. Business strategies help tackle priorities in the correct order while being proactive about any future issues. Stephen and Kiesha go through three main points regarding business strategy; knowing where you currently are, creating a future blueprint, and engaging in partnerships.
32 minutes | 4 months ago
Growing Revenue Through Improving Customer Experience
In today's podcast episode, Stephen Halasnik and Ray McKenzie discuss how you can grow and expand your business through maintaining positive customer experience. There is no doubt that having effective customer experience management is a crucial part of ensuring a positive experience for new or returning customers. Furthermore, it is important to relay superior customer experience at your company. Having an average customer experience should be the bare minimum for any business. However, being able to go above and beyond to help your customers is going to increase profitability, and pay dividends. Depending on what your customers experience is can truly make or break the future relationship with your customer, so it is important to get it right the first time around.
38 minutes | 4 months ago
How to Align Marketing With Your Sales Efforts to Grow
In today's episode, Stephen Halasnik and CJ Terral discuss the importance between sales and marketing alignment. As a business owner with a sales and marketing team, it is crucial to have an environment that encourages communication between all teams within a business. In order to enhance customer relationships with a business, all teams including sales and marketing need to be in alignment. Ensuring that your sales strategy and marketing strategy complement each other will help generate more leads, improve the timeline of your sales cycles, retain more customers, and make better predictions for the future.
55 minutes | 5 months ago
Slaying the Email Monster: Confession of a Complexaholic
Stephen Halasnik and his guest Perry Marshall talk about the steps to detox and declutter your work and personal life. It is so easy to get caught up in the new age of social media and emails that we can lose sight of the importance of time management. Being an entrepreneur should not be looked at like a sprint, but rather a marathon and Stephen and Perry share their personal experiences with this. They will go through the major steps regarding how to detox, declutter, and dominate in order to assist small businesses expand and reach maximum productivity.
45 minutes | 5 months ago
How to Effectively Grow and Scale Your Small Business.
In today's podcast episode Stephen Halasnik and Ron Carucci discuss how to take a deeper look at your business and reevaluate it, in order to make the proper changes. Identifying what makes a business unique is going to allow for better utilization of resources, improve time management, aid in better leadership, and utilize technologies to help scale your business as a whole.
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