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The Ideal Business Podcast
18 minutes | Dec 2, 2021
How to Know When You Can Afford to Hire
If you're an entrepreneur, you've probably asked yourself "how do I know when I can afford to hire someone?" After you listen to this episode, you'll know exactly what the answer is for your business...listen now!
13 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
Strong Entrepreneurs Build Strong Families!
It takes a special person to support their family through entrepreneurship. When you listen to this episode, you are going to find how much impact it really makes!
16 minutes | Nov 11, 2021
Doing it all yourself is a losing strategy
You probably know that successful businesses are a marathon not a sprint, right? After you listen to this episode you will learn how to level up from the short term DIY mentality!
13 minutes | Nov 4, 2021
This one habit could CRUSH your business growth!
If you're like most business owners, multitasking is a natural thing. But you may not realize yet how much this habit is actually costing you. After you listen you'll know why!
20 minutes | Oct 28, 2021
Do you run your business or does your business run YOU?
If you're like most entrepreneurs, you probably started your business to have freedom, impact, and income. And as you know, that freedom can quickly disappear as you get pulled into putting out fires, wearing all the hats, and more. After you listen to this episode, you will discover 4 simple ways to become the Dialed in CEO with the freedom you dreamed of!
12 minutes | Oct 21, 2021
4 Steps to Hiring A-Players in Your Business
If you're someone ready to take your business to the next level, this episode is for you! You probably know that great businesses are built by great teams. You will discover 4 simple steps to hiring your BEST team after you listen!
18 minutes | Oct 15, 2021
Waiting to Hire is Costing You Money
If your like most entrepreneurs, you may have thought "I'll hire someone when I have more revenue." But when you listen to this episode, you will realize that is exactly what's keeping you stuck!
14 minutes | Oct 7, 2021
There's Nothing Small About YOUR Business!
When you listen to this episode, you will realize how one simple word can impact how you see your business. The more you understand this concept, the higher you can take your own business!
26 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Adapt, Adjust, & Thrive: Patrick Patino of Patino Law
Starting a small business can be tough, but starting in a pandemic can be almost impossible...until you adapt and thrive! Patrick Patino was forced out of his corporate gig and into entrepreneurship in 30 days. Listen to discover how he found what he loves to do and is now thriving in his own business!
26 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Get out of "Busy" and Get into Your Business: Kelly Spurgeon CEO/Founder of Zeal
Life gets busy...and it gets especially busy when running a small business! In today's start-up series episode, Kelly Spurgeon CEO/Founder of Zeal tells us her story of how she went from corporate to start-up during a pandemic! If you enjoy small business
26 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Start with Your Exit
You probably have heard before that the golden rule in business is to “begin with the end in mind.” And if you’re like most entrepreneurs, you already know that before you can achieve huge results, you must understand the steps needed to get there. That’s exactly why we speak with Jill and Brad from Exit Playbook as part of our “IDEAL Start-Up Series!” after you hear this episode you will fully understand why it’s so important to have a plan in place from Day 1!
27 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
Hiring Your Best Employees
When building a successful business, finding great employees can make or break your company. Today Mike Zeigle from Careerlink brings us proven ways to help your business find and hire the best staff possible! Mike’s many years of experience will benefit you whether you’re hiring your 1st or your 100th employee! Click and take a listen!
20 minutes | Oct 30, 2020
There’s a lot of chaos in the world today. There’s more division than ever before. If you’re tired of all the negativity and suffering you see on the news and online, take a few minutes to watch this video. Tara Bowne shares a deeply personal and amazing story of how her family brings light into the world through their son Ryker. Do yourself a favor and shut off the news, close your social media apps, and embrace this story of love and good-will that makes our world a better place.
20 minutes | Oct 27, 2020
New Baby, New Biz, No Problem!
Do you ever feel overwhelmed with your business? Trying to juggle home, work, and personal life all at once? Well, today we speak with Jenny Alford of Davis & Co Designs, who had a new born baby, started a business, AND navigated the impact of COVID right as she opened her doors! Jenny has an amazing start-up story to share as part of our “IDEAL Start-Up Series!” Her business is thriving through all the turmoil of 2020 and has a bright future ahead. Watch the video now and click the link in the comments for future updates!
5 minutes | Oct 15, 2020
Is Starting a Biz Safer than Your 9-5?
This one is for the dreamers, the doers, the entrepreneurs...who have not started yet.Or maybe you’ve started your business but you’re questioning if you made the right move. Or maybe you’ve been at this start-up game for a while and you’re just having one of those days where you think having a “real job” would be much easier! So if you dream of having a small business, if your goal is to work for YOU, but you continue believing that the risk is too great, then you are leaving your fate up to something outside of your control. And where will that get you in life?
24 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
Risk, Reward, & Donuts!
Have you ever dreamed of starting a business? Today we hear an amazing story of risk, reward and, most importantly, donuts as part of our “IDEAL Start-Up Series!” Elizabeth Pooley, founder of Square Donut in Omaha, is our guest and she tells us about the obstacles she faced, the divine intervention she experienced, and what it’s like starting a new food business during COVID! If you’re someone who appreciates determination, entrepreneurship, and sweet tasty treats then click and listen to her story now!
9 minutes | Oct 8, 2020
The True Cost of Hiring an Employee
One of the biggest mistakes people make in business is not fully understanding their numbers before hiring an employee. Hiring without knowing the true costs is like buying a new car without checking the sticker price! If you’re someone who is serious about running a successful business then you already know the value of planning ahead. Listen now to learn exactly how to budget for your next employee!
22 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
Do You Need a Registered Agent to start your business?
If you are starting a new business, one of the hardest things to navigate is the paperwork needed with your state. Where do you start? Do you need a registered agent? Can I file all the paperwork myself? We discuss these questions and more with Amy Purdy of URS Agents today as part of the “IDEAL Start-Up Series!” If you’re someone who wants to start your business off right, you’ll want to listen to Amy in this interview!
4 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
Small Business Means Big Impact
Small business makes a big impact in our communities. In fact, small businesses are responsible for creating millions of jobs and provide income for families all over the world. By supporting local businesses, we help improve our economy and increase our sense of togetherness. Our mission at Ideal is “Local Business Success!” Let’s make a conscious effort to stand behind local and build a better future together!
31 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
IDEAL Start-Up Series: Christen Scofield Owner The Bright Side of Happy
We are featuring new businesses to support in our "IDEAL Start-Up Series!" Today we speak with Christen Scofield from the Bright Side of Happy! Christen tells her start-up story of juggling health, family, and a new business through the challenges of COVID-19!
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