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Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran gives you an inside look at the entrepreneur's decades-long career. Hear first-person stories of the triumphs and pitfalls that have defined her success, and gain insights and advice that have helped a new generation of young entrepreneurs achieve their goals. Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran had 22 jobs by the age of 23. She built a $5 billion business with a $1,000 loan, and today she is a 'Shark' on ABC's Shark Tank. Her point of view is as unique as her success in New York's ultra-competitive real estate world, and her frank and frequently hilarious observations will entertain as they educate. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran gives you an inside look at the entrepreneur's decades-long career. Hear first-person stories of the triumphs and pitfalls that have defined her success, and gain insights and advice that have helped a new generation of young entrepreneurs achieve their goals. Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran had 22 jobs by the age of 23. She built a $5 billion business with a $1,000 loan, and today she is a 'Shark' on ABC's Shark Tank. Her point of view is as unique as her success in New York's ultra-competitive real estate world, and her frank and frequently hilarious observations will entertain as they educate. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.
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Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran gives you an inside look at the entrepreneur's decades-long career. Hear first-person stories of the triumphs and pitfalls that have defined her success, and gain insights and advice that have helped a new generation of young entrepreneurs achieve their goals. Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran had 22 jobs by the age of 23. She built a $5 billion business with a $1,000 loan, and today she is a 'Shark' on ABC's Shark Tank. Her point of view is as unique as her success in New York's ultra-competitive real estate world, and her frank and frequently hilarious observations will entertain as they educate. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Episodes

63: When It's Time To Change Careers

7/16/2019
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Maybe you've already taken the leap into self-employment and are missing the big salary you left behind...or maybe you're afraid to make the move due to financial issues from your past. No matter what, changing careers mid-stream can be stressful! Listen in as I answer queries from folks who've reached a professional crossroads and help them find the best way forward. If you've got a burning business question, don't forget to call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just...

Duration:00:14:12

62: How To Gain From Growing Pains

7/9/2019
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Got growing pains? Don’t fret! It means you've gotten over the hump of getting started and are now racing forward...but new problems arise: your office is too small, your partner is not working out or you're thinking of bringing your spouse into the company. Listen in for all the answers to your burning questions about the obstacles that get thrown at a young business. Plus, we present my first live call, where I give advice in real time. So, if you've got a burning business question, don't...

Duration:00:21:15

61: How To Get Started The Right Way

7/2/2019
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Starting a business is the hardest part, right? Well, it doesn't have to be. This week, I answer several listener questions about the do's and don'ts of starting a business and give my best advice to get it going. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Subscribe to Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran...

Duration:00:16:41

60: Getting Comfy With The Bros Behind My Biggest Shark Tank Success

6/25/2019
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What does it take to go from $0 to $50 million in sales in under a year? I sat down with Brian and Michael Speciale (the 'e' is silent), the pair behind my biggest - and most unlikely - Shark Tank success, The Comfy. Hear the amazing story of how their sales exploded, where they found their inspiration from, and how you can do it, too. Listen until the end for a special offer from the bros. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on...

Duration:00:39:01

59: How Dyslexia Made Me A Millionaire

6/18/2019
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Think that learning challenges will keep you at the back of the pack for life? Not so fast. Here's how my learning disability gave me the skills to become the businesswoman I am today. Plus, I answer your questions about whether youth can be a disadvantage in a job search and how to put your best arm forward when a disability prevents you from a traditional handshake. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode....

Duration:00:12:12

58: Lessons From Dad

6/11/2019
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What could I learn about business from a man who was always changing jobs? Well, almost everything. With Father’s Day coming up, I wanted to spend some time sharing the most important lessons I learned from my dad that were key to building my business. Plus, I answer your questions about marketing, passive income, and closing a sale. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara...

Duration:00:22:23

57: How Shark Tank's Grace & Lace Turned Tragedy Into Success

6/4/2019
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The founders of Grace & Lace, one of my most successful Shark Tank investments, had anything but a traditional start. Rick and Melissa Hinnant turned tragedy into gold with their accidental business that saw $1M in sales in just 5 days after airing on the show. On today’s episode, we talk about being a victor instead of a victim, their unique community approach to marketing, and why it’s important to never stop learning. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me...

Duration:00:49:16

56: 8 Tricks To Build A Top-Notch Brand

5/28/2019
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I believe in brand building - it made me rich. I didn't realize it at the time, but when I sold my business after 30 years, the real value was in the brand I built. Tune in and I'll give you the 8 solid ways to build a top-notch brand in any field. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of...

Duration:00:24:16

55: Growing a Brand with The Ladies Behind Comments By Celebs

5/21/2019
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What does it take to get 1 million followers in just over a year? I sat down with the girls behind the popular Instagram account @CommentsByCelebs to find out. I thought they could teach me a thing or two about social media, but it turned out to be so much more. We talk seizing opportunity, building a brand, and the power of collaboration. I even read their tarot cards, and you'll never believe what's in store for them. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me...

Duration:00:45:18

54: The 5 Lessons I Learned From A Housewife

5/14/2019
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Think you could raise 10 kids in a 2 bedrooom house? That's exactly what my mom did, and I'll tell you how the lessons I learned from her made all the difference in building my business. Plus, I answer your questions about providing value to others and when to take a loan for your business. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA to ask a question for a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This...

Duration:00:19:45

53: Something About Mary

5/7/2019
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CNBC Producer Mary Hanan has the TV business dream job. I met Mary when she interviewed me for CNBC's "The Brave Ones" and I knew immediately I had to have her on the show. So I turned the tables on Mary and put her in the hot seat to learn how she worked her way up to the top, and she shared many of the interesting situations she found herself in along the way.Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA to ask a question for a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran...

Duration:00:37:13

52: What I Learned From Bad Bosses

4/30/2019
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I had 23 bosses before starting my business and I know that a bad one is sure to kill your confidence. So what do you do when you don't see eye to eye? I answer your questions about dealing with a bad boss and becoming a better leader. Want to hear your question on Business Unusual? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet at @barbaracorcoran to ask a question for a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This...

Duration:00:16:58

51: The Secret Sauce To Raising An Entrepreneur

4/23/2019
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The Secret Sauce To Raising An Entrepreneur Think your kid is either destined for success or not? Think again. Listen up and I’ll tell give you the secret sauce for raising a successful entrepreneur, even if they often do the opposite of what you say. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode...

Duration:00:09:50

50: Deliver the Money, Honey!

4/16/2019
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What do you do when your boss won’t deliver the raise you were promised? I’ll tell you how to get them to pay up. Plus, I answer more of your questions about balancing time and tell you about a bathroom pitch gone wrong. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara...

Duration:00:16:55

49: The 5 Biggest Interview Mistakes That Won't Get You The Job

4/9/2019
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If you really want the job, don't make these stupid mistakes. I've interviewed 1000s of people, and these are the biggest deal breakers. Plus, I answer an interesting question about an unwanted promotion. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is...

Duration:00:11:48

48: How To Make Them Beg For Your Product

4/2/2019
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If you’ve created the perfect product your business should be an instant success, right? Not quite. A good gimmick is just as important. Here’s how to get Big Time attention for your business. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran is presented by...

Duration:00:12:38

47: How Straight D's Built My Business

3/26/2019
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Think a lousy report card means you won’t make millions? Not so fast. Here’s how I turned my liabilities into assets and made a lot of money doing it. Plus, I answer some of your great questions about business plans and measuring success. Got a question for me? Call me at 888-BARBARA or tweet me @barbaracorcoran and I just might answer on a future episode. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode of Business...

Duration:00:18:31

46: 5 Lessons I Learned As A Diner Waitress

3/19/2019
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Want to know what you’ll need to succeed in business? Get a job as a waitress. Here are the top 5 lessons I learned at the Fort Lee Diner that helped me build my business. Plus, I’ll tell you how to get a start on that business you keep dreaming about. Guess what? I’ve got a brand new hotline where you can call in your questions and comments. It’s 1 888 BARBARA. Easy enough, right? You can also tweet your question @BarbaraCorcoran and I may just answer it on a future episode! Follow...

Duration:00:20:49

45: When To Burst Someone’s Bubble

3/12/2019
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For every 10 businesses started, 9 fail. Here’s my argument for being honest when you doubt an idea will fly. Plus, I answer some of your questions about constructive criticism, staying focused, and how to balance your side gig with your kids. Got a question for me? I’ve got a brand new hotline so you can ask me! Call 888-BARBARA or ask me on Twitter and I’ll give it to you straight. Follow Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran on iHeartRadio, or subscribe wherever you listen to...

Duration:00:10:54

44: How To Choose Great People

3/5/2019
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Are you surrounding yourself with people who just don’t measure up? Here are three simple questions to ask before getting stuck with a clunker – in work and in life. Plus, I answer some important questions about start-ups going big with social media and how to face down naysayers and bullies. Guess what? I’ve got a brand new hotline where you can call in your questions and comments. It’s 1 888 BARBARA. Easy enough, right? Looking forward to hearing from you. You can also tweet your...

Duration:00:12:16