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Episode 16: Selling To Your Audience
After a lengthy summer hiatus, Derrick has a chat with litigation support guru and podcast extraordinaire, Robb Helt. Robb is an industry veteran who knows the business like few others. He is currently the driving force at DeFacto Trialworks, and lives and breathes the strategies he presents in this episode. He takes us through his sales process and provides valuable insight for any small consulting business looking to increase their customer base. Learn more about Defacto at...
Episode 15: Criticism and the 1-Star Review
Eric and Derrick discuss responding to criticism and the most productive way to confront clients and customers who aren't happy with your work.
Episode 14: David Hergert - Financial Advisor (Continued)
Derrick continues his chat with Core's primary financial advisor, David Hergert, and goes into further detail about retirement plan options. Between this episode and last week's, they discuss everything from cash reserves, contingency planning, corporate structure, setting up employee benefits, and making sure your business is covered with liability insurance. To find out more about David and the services he offers, check out his profile (https://www.ameripriseadvisors.com/david.hergert/)...
Episode 13: David Hergert - Financial Advisor
Derrick has a chat with Core's primary financial advisor, David Hergert, to discuss the many financial considerations when starting a small business. Between this episode and the next, they discuss everything from cash reserves, contingency planning, corporate structure, setting up employee benefits, and making sure your business is covered with liability insurance. To find out more about David and the services he offers, check out his profile...
Episode 12: Striking a Balance
Eric and Derrick are back with a new episode about the need to find balance in so many aspects of running a consulting business. After a particularly hectic couple of months, it seemed like a good way to jump back in. Work vs family, casual vs professional, valuable vs high-maintenance - always walking a tightrope to try and keep everyone happy and keep your business moving in the right direction.
Episode 11: Please Call Me ASAP
In this episode, Eric and Derrick do their best to offend almost everyone with their take on business communication processes and procedures. Voicemails? Unhelpful emails? Small talk chats on business calls? There are a few rants, a few laughs, and hopefully laced throughout - there are some helpful tips for making the most of your day-to-day business interactions.
Episode 10: Just A Couple Of Tools
This week Eric and Derrick discuss a few of the essential online tools they recommend when starting your business. In lieu of comprehensive, unbiased reviews of all the options out there, they rather lazily give you biased reviews based on nothing but gut feelings and the simple fact that they don't hate these tools after using them every day for years on end. They highly recommend checking out the following tools discussed in this episode by visiting their respective websites. In order of...
Episode 9: CreADDive Lessons | Alex Miller
In this week's episode, Derrick chats with friend and Core colleague, Alex Miller, about his passion for fine art, construction graphics and his newest source of anticipation, the OneWheel. But the real story here is an idea that he and his kids have developed over the past several years that he recently took public called CreADDive Lessons. http://www.creaddivelessons.com (http://www.creaddivelessons.com/). Great concept and great execution. Also check them out at the social media...
Episode 8: Shock of Silence
The topic this week is what to expect when you first start working with a remote team you don't know, and how to establish an effective work routine right off the bat.
Episode 7: Finding The Ladder
Eric and Derrick discuss that infamous corporate ladder and their take on the differences between advancing at a large company vs a small one.
Episode 6: Extended Family
In a somewhat holiday-themed episode, Derrick talks with special guest and colleague, Kim Levine, about her key role in creating a close-knit culture at Core. They discuss the importance of trying to maintain that vibe as the company grows, and how fortunate they are to work with such a great team. Special Guest: Kim Levine.