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Business By The Bay

Business & Economics Podcasts

San Francisco Bay Area has given the world some of the greatest business success stories. Business By The Bay is established to share the wisdom and experience of the business leaders. The purpose is to talk about challenges and possible solutions that will help business owners to get better. The show is sponsored by Payroll Vault. Payroll Vault is a boutique-style local payroll service provider for small businesses. Payroll Vault fully handles the payroll tasks and take over complex payroll activity from the business owners so that they can focus on what they do the best – running their companies.

San Francisco Bay Area has given the world some of the greatest business success stories. Business By The Bay is established to share the wisdom and experience of the business leaders. The purpose is to talk about challenges and possible solutions that will help business owners to get better. The show is sponsored by Payroll Vault. Payroll Vault is a boutique-style local payroll service provider for small businesses. Payroll Vault fully handles the payroll tasks and take over complex payroll activity from the business owners so that they can focus on what they do the best – running their companies.

Location:

United States

Description:

San Francisco Bay Area has given the world some of the greatest business success stories. Business By The Bay is established to share the wisdom and experience of the business leaders. The purpose is to talk about challenges and possible solutions that will help business owners to get better. The show is sponsored by Payroll Vault. Payroll Vault is a boutique-style local payroll service provider for small businesses. Payroll Vault fully handles the payroll tasks and take over complex payroll activity from the business owners so that they can focus on what they do the best – running their companies.

Twitter:

@BBTBayarea

Language:

English


Episodes

Power of collaboration

6/19/2022
Kathy talks about how the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance is harnessing the power of collaboration and creating a big impact by bringing in talented and passionate people together to share great ideas.

Duration:00:29:09

What gets measured gets done

6/12/2022
Candice suggests not to ignore your books, put yourself out there to network with the right people, and keep your business in a healthy state by being proactive.

Duration:00:26:34

Building your personal brand using social media

5/24/2022
Deborah Finestone talks about being yourself, creating a plan and creating content to reach more people and stop wasting time on social media.

Duration:00:30:19

Getting the right help makes the difference

5/19/2022
Lorna Van Ackeren talks about how getting the right help makes it easier for people to go through a very difficult phase. When organizations believe in their mission statements and practice it every day, they are able to provide an excellent quality of service.

Duration:00:26:56

Creating opportunities for a better future

5/7/2022
Sara Subbiondo talks about how the non-profit organizations she is working with are creating opportunities for the people in the community by teaching them the right skills.

Duration:00:28:35

Road to Success

4/26/2022
Mony Nop talks about his inspiring life journey and factors that contributed to his success. He found solutions to numerous challenges life threw at him at an early age. Mony is grateful for his achievements and believes in giving back to the community.

Duration:00:28:07

Content is king

4/5/2022
Content is king. Priscilla Parra talks about building the brand by storytelling that leads people to action.

Duration:00:28:35

How to sell your business for maximum profit?

3/16/2022
Business coach Paul Wildrick suggests business owners to work with a mindset that puts their companies in the best possible position to be sold for maximum cash. He talks about common mistakes business leaders make and things required to be highly successful.

Duration:00:28:30

Bookkeeping and Accounting Services

2/6/2022
Bookkeeping and accounting services can be tricky for small business owners if they try to do it on their own. CPA Steve Kau explains the approach one can take - do it in-house or outsource it, keeping in mind the budget available for business services.

Duration:00:29:08

Average credit card processing fees - are you paying more?

1/29/2022
Efficient organizations try to continuously improve the quality of their offerings, monitor costs, and add more value for their clients. A small percentage reduction in payment processing will result in significant savings for high volume businesses. Jessica Casto provides an excellent overview of the payment processing industry.

Duration:00:28:47

Grow your business by knowing your clients well

1/24/2022
Marketing Advertising Specialist Michel Knutzman talks about how she gets referrals by asking her clients the right questions. She helps her clients by understanding their needs and connecting them with other businesses. The relational capital built by connecting professionals creates value for all.

Duration:00:25:34

How to generate sales leads without cold calling?

11/22/2021
Cold calling is tiring and conversion is poor, in spite of non-stop chasing the leads. Rick Silva suggests there is a superior way - let people chase you to buy your products and services. Listen to find out how.

Duration:00:30:08

Retirement plan mandate

11/12/2021
Any employer with 5 or more employees in California will be required to offer a retirement plan by 30 June, 2022. Mike Schifferle made some valuable suggestions on how to plan it and the options that employers have. CalSavers is not the only option and may not be the best option.

Duration:00:26:27

Demand generation marketing

10/19/2021
Business has two main functions — marketing and innovation. Steve Koel talks about how to advertise effectively and generate the required demand for small businesses to grow.

Duration:00:30:26

Business entity with a strong foundation

10/14/2021
Business and estate planning attorney Ralph T. Kokka talks about different types of business entities and the importance of building a strong foundation.

Duration:00:26:39

Keys to a healthy business

9/26/2021
Jack Harrington, the owner of Franklin Management Systems, Inc., suggests small business leaders keep an eye on three key areas to ensure the business stays healthy - managing employees, managing costs, and managing cash flow.

Duration:00:28:49

Small Business Insurance

9/20/2021
Small business insurance coverage gets tricky for owners because they don't want to be underinsured and at the same time, want to keep the insurance costs reasonable. Bill Evans has been in the insurance industry for 21 years and owns his agency in Pleasanton, California. He talked about all things insurance here and gave some excellent suggestions on how to keep the right coverage.

Duration:00:28:16

Thriving in a challenging business environment

9/12/2021
Christine Sevier, the owner of Creating New Hope, shared factors that have contributed to her tremendous success as a trusted senior advisor. No matter how challenging the business environment is, Christine suggests that good communication, being proactive, and staying updated (continuous education) go a long way towards achieving success.

Duration:00:26:30

Why businesses fail and what can leaders do to succeed?

8/28/2021
45% of new businesses fail within the first 5 years. Business coach Lisa Nichols, a two-time bestselling author, explains the reasons and what the owners can do to succeed.

Duration:00:28:08

You win when you do what you are good at

8/24/2021
Rain or shine, irrespective of the business environment, the Hope team continues to do what it has been doing for 41 years - helping the East Bay community by running some wonderful programs. Listen to Jennifer Hansen, CEO of Hope Hospice, and Marc Rovetti, Director of Philanthropy, as they provide an overview of what they are doing and also how Hope has done so well, in spite of the challenges thrown by the pandemic.

Duration:00:27:34