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How to Manage your Revenue Pipeline to Maximize Profits

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

When it comes to growing our business in the most cost effective way many entrepreneurs are lost. Sales leader, Shawn Peterson of Quantum Business Solutions, walks us through simple changes you can make using automation and technology to attract the right clients. He also discusses how to recruit and manage a business development manager, and close business. If there was ever an episode with simple actionable steps that will lead to more business this is the one.

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Managing Remote Employees

With all the uncertainty of the past few years, one thing we know for sure is that the pandemic changed the way we live and work- probably forever. Whether your company was already prepared to handle a remote workforce, or your business was thrust into it kicking and screaming under a wave of COVID-19, nearly every company had to adjust to retain their teams. There were many individual reasons for needing flexibility to work from home, but the landscape has changed for nearly all of us. And, it looks like having remote employees (at least in some capacity) is here to stay. 

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Aligning our Personal and Professional Values

Our personal values are our core principles. They are what we believe is important and they guide how we evaluate situations and make decisions. They serve as an internal moral compass. Our values are formed early- shaped by our experiences and influenced by important people in our lives. It isn’t always easy to articulate exactly what our values are, but when something doesn’t align with our personal values- we feel uncomfortable.

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Managing Explosive Growth

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

What are the habits of really successful people? On this show we interview Michael Krause, of Atrium Management in Orlando, FL about how he grew his business incredibly fast in a short period of time. We discuss his disciplined approach to strategic planning, networking deliberately, his tribe of mentors, reading while he works out and other things he has done to create a thriving business.

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Keeping Remote Employees Engaged

The pandemic brought on many challenges for businesses- that is no surprise to anyone. One of the most notable changes has been a huge increase in the number of employees working remotely. That shift to remote work has had a significant impact on today’s workforce. Most business experts agree- there is no going back. Remote work is here to stay. How do we, as business owners, adjust and thrive in this new normal? 

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What Makes Your Company Grow or Stagnate?

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

You’ve started your business and it’s running, but it seems to have stalled. Growth isn’t happening and it’s become stagnant. Brian Hughes of BizDev Mastermind has tons of experience as a business development consultant and has helped numerous clients in those idled situations. He sits down with Gwenn and shares key indicators to look for and what you can do to continue the growth of your company.

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Managing Stress as Entrepreneurs

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Many business owners quietly struggle with managing stress. In this episode, Jeremy and Gwenn open up about the health issues brought on by the stress of owning and managing businesses. They talk about the lessons they have learned over their careers as entrepreneurs and how they have learned to reframe specific events in their business in a more productive way so they can stay alive, live and be happy. 

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Shiny Object Syndrome: The Entrepreneurial Equivalent of Chasing Squirrels

Chances are, if you’ve got an entrepreneurial spirit and a creative mind- you’ve experienced “Shiny Object Syndrome” (SOS) at some point in your career. This phenomenon isn’t a diagnosable condition, but rather a business term used to define a tendency to be easily distracted by new ideas. The “shiny object” catches your eye and can take your focus away from the task at hand- like a curious child might hop around between shiny new toys at a dizzying speed. Or, how dogs can be easily distracted by one of those pesky squirrels.

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