Business owners and industry experts provide advice and share tips on starting as well as running a business.
Mon, 9 Sep 2019 12:59:21 GMT
Small business expert Gene Mark explains why it's difficult for small businesses to rise to the top of internet searches and how Google is working to fix that. Marks also talks about the importance of customer reviews and why hiring outside help might be needed to improve your search engine optimization.
Mon, 9 Sep 2019 08:51:55 GMT
Jennifer Krottinger, a business opportunity specialist at the Small Business Administration, offers valuable insights into how to position your small business to win government contracts. Krottinger walks us through the certification process to become eligible for government contracts, explains recent rule changes for certification, and reveals how much contracting work is set aside for small businesses. Finally, Krottinger offers helpful tips to stand out when bidding for federal contracts.
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 09:00:16 GMT
There's been a lot of focus in Washington on rolling back regulations. But which regulations have been changed or scrapped? What impact are those decisions having on businesses? And which regulations still need to be addressed? Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council President Karen Kerrigan takes us through the most significant regulatory changes.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:25:10 GMT
Jacqueline Newman explains how to protect yourself and your business from divorce before you ever tie the knot and what options remain if you're already married.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:06:05 GMT
Learn the 5 phases of building a self-managed company. Pinnacle Global Network CEO Allison Maslan walks us through the five phases of scaling, taking us from the formation of a company to a business structure that delegates many responsibilities to your most trusted subordinates.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:06:02 GMT
Serial Entrepreneur Harrison Rogers started his first successful business in high school and has gone on to expand his career into running a group of businesses that work together in unique ways.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:05:59 GMT
Business identity theft is a common occurrence, but most small businesses lack proper understanding and resources to prevent it from happening. We discuss how to keep your business safe and what to do in the event of a data breach.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:05:56 GMT
Adam Levin of CyberScout discusses cybersecurity, why it requires constant focus from business owners regardless of the company size as it doesn't make you any less of a target from hackers and thieves.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:05:52 GMT
"Take Your Human to Work" author Erica Keswin discusses the results of her "Spaghetti Project," proving that strong relationships at work lead to better performance. Noting that millennial and Gen Z employees expect relationships to be a priority in the workplace, Keswin details how to turn your company in that direction.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:05:46 GMT
Dean Foster, founder of DFA Intercultural Global Solutions and author of "Bargaining Across Borders," explains how knowing traditions and customs in other parts of the world can be the beginning of successful working relationships and how not knowing those things can ruin your efforts before you even begin How can an introduction or an exchange of business cards be a plus or minus for you and how will people in other countries expect you to negotiate?
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:05:42 GMT
Join us as we discuss the importance of transitioning your company from the antiquated “outbound” culture to an inbound one. Dan Tyre formerly of Hubspot and author of "Inbound Organization," provides key insights into what an inbound organization looks like, as well as how to get started.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:32:18 GMT
Join us as we discuss the challenges and steps to success for small, local business owners with Square Sales Specialist Erin Archuleta. Square recently published a survey revealing their findings on what motivates small business owners, as well as the daily challenges they face. She discusses problems with cash flow, why business owners do what they do, as well as four simple steps to ensure success for your small business.
Thu, 7 Jun 2018 15:31:10 GMT
Beena Soiefer, nonprofit services and finance manager at Vcorp, joins us to discuss why filing for nonprofit status could be very beneficial for your business and how to apply for that designation. Soiefer also walks us through the tax implications of such a change and what the compliance requirements look like. Join us for a concise tutorial on the nonprofit world.
Wed, 6 Jun 2018 14:28:07 GMT
Meet Jeannette McClennan, entrepreneur, founder of the McClennan Group, and author of Innovators Anonymous: Seven Steps to Get Your Product off the Ground. In this interview, she describes how to bring together a unique streamlined process to produce and bring new digital products to market.
Wed, 6 Jun 2018 14:24:36 GMT
Representative Steve Chabot, Small Business Committee Chair, speaks about the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), how it can help small businesses, cybersecurity for your small business, & much more.
Mon, 2 Apr 2018 14:59:15 GMT
Barbara Weltman, a tax and business attorney, guides us through the recently signed tax reform law and how to stay ahead of your tax responsibilities.
Mon, 2 Apr 2018 14:54:34 GMT
Gene Marks, Small Business Expert, discusses small business taxes in 2018 and how it's not the only defining factor to running a successful and compliant business.
Mon, 2 Apr 2018 14:47:24 GMT
Michelle Seger, Global Sales Strategy and Change Management Leader at SalesGlobe, explains why all business owners should have a change management plan.
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:39:12 GMT
Melinda Emerson, “The Small Biz Lady”, discusses online business best practices. Learn why you should incorporate in order to stand out in a crowded marketplace.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:20:13 GMT
Tom Szaky founded TerraCycle in an effort to recycle the unrecyclable. Learn more about how this entrepreneur expanded an idea to an international scale.