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The Enterprise NOW! Show is a behind the curtain conversation with B2B founders, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We break down the nuts and bolts of enterprise and learn what it takes to build a profitable business through story-telling, thought leadership and personal mastery. Our mission is building up successful diverse B2B enterprisers . Unlike other shows about people in B2B, only we ask world-class B2B professionals to dissect a single issue within the B2B industry. They will tell the story of their experiences, wins and struggles, and how it affected their careers and lives.

The Enterprise NOW! Show is a behind the curtain conversation with B2B founders, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We break down the nuts and bolts of enterprise and learn what it takes to build a profitable business through story-telling, thought leadership and personal mastery. Our mission is building up successful diverse B2B enterprisers . Unlike other shows about people in B2B, only we ask world-class B2B professionals to dissect a single issue within the B2B industry. They will tell the story of their experiences, wins and struggles, and how it affected their careers and lives.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Enterprise NOW! Show is a behind the curtain conversation with B2B founders, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We break down the nuts and bolts of enterprise and learn what it takes to build a profitable business through story-telling, thought leadership and personal mastery. Our mission is building up successful diverse B2B enterprisers . Unlike other shows about people in B2B, only we ask world-class B2B professionals to dissect a single issue within the B2B industry. They will tell the story of their experiences, wins and struggles, and how it affected their careers and lives.

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Ep 220: 3 Takeaways Every B2B Founder Needs to Know

9/30/2022
In this recap episode, Elzie mentions 3 key takeaways from his conversation with Dallas Gordon for b2b founders. The first is how to find your niche as a b2b founder. The second is how to turn fear into fuel for success. The third is narrowing down options to increase your chances of success. All three of these are important points for b2b founders to keep in mind. The first take away, finding your niche as a b2b founder, is important because it will help you focus your business and make it...

Duration:00:02:52

Ep 219: Tips for Being a Successful b2b Founder with Dallas Gordon

9/29/2022
When it comes to b2b business success, there are a lot of things that go into it. Dallas Gordon joins Elzie to share some of her insights on the most important things. In this episode, they talk about how to find your niche as a founder, how to use your fear to create success, and how not to take your business personally by separating your business life from your personal life. Listen in to learn some tips on how to increase your chances of achieving success in the b2b arena! Highlights:...

Ep 218: Why You Shouldn't Take Business Personally with Dallas Gordon

9/28/2022
As a business owner, it can be easy to take things personally. After all, your business is a reflection of you and your hard work. However, b2b founders need to remember that their businesses are just that - businesses. They are not personal projects or extensions of themselves. This is an important distinction to make, because it can help you to separate your personal life from your business life. When you take things too personally, it can lead to bad decision-making and conflict within...

Duration:00:04:53

Ep 217: How To Turn Fear Into Fuel For Success with Dallas Gordon

9/27/2022
For b2b founders, fear is often a strong motivating factor. The thought of failing, of not being able to provide for their families, or of being embarrassed in front of their peers can be enough to push them to succeed. However, it's important to channel that fear into positive energy and focus it on achieving business goals. Episode Highlight: 03:51 We all know deep down inside what our thing is but sometimes we spend a lifetime remembering what it is because I think that what it is that we...

Duration:00:06:45

Ep 216: How To Find Your Niche As A B2B Founder with Dallas Gordon

9/26/2022
When it comes to niche businesses, b2b founders often have the widest array of options. There are niche businesses in every industry, from transportation to healthcare to manufacturing. The key is to find a niche that is underserved by the existing market. Once you have identified a niche, you can then focus on tailoring your products and services to meet the specific needs of that niche. Episode Highlight: 04:41- In order to win the race and to get where I want to get through this path of...

Ep 215: Establishing Business by Actively Looking for Opportunity with Greg Vetter

9/22/2022
Opportunity is all around us. As an entrepreneur, it's important to be able to recognize opportunity when you see it and take advantage of it. Elzie is joined by Greg Vetter and they talk about how being proactive and looking for opportunities is essential to establish your business. Discover some tips and strategies that will help you get started on how to turn opportunity into success! Highlights 01:29 I knew that I wanted to start something because I wanted to do more with my life. You...

Duration:00:22:49

Ep 214: Scaling Up Business with Deborah Peters

9/19/2022
Businesses come in all shapes and sizes, but there are some commonalities between them. All businesses need customers, a product or service to offer, and a way to generate revenue. However, not all businesses are created equal. Some businesses are much smaller than others, and some are growing much faster. The key to scaling a business is to find a way to grow without sacrificing quality or profitability. This can be a challenge, but it is possible with the right mindset and creativity. In...

Duration:00:13:40

Ep 213: Sales and Business Development with Dan Marx

9/15/2022
Sales is one of the most important aspects of any business. After all, it is through sales that businesses generate revenue and grow. Are you one of the many people who find sales difficult and challenging? Listen as Elzie is joined by Dan Marx and talks about the practical things that contribute to Dan’s success. Find out some essential tips to become a master of sales and business development. Highlights 03:16 I’m up for success either way, whether they do business with me or not. I think...

Duration:00:16:50

Ep 212: Essentials to Increase Productivity in Business with Marques Ogden

9/12/2022
As an entrepreneur, productivity is essential for your business growth. Marques knows a thing about productivity. In this episode, he shares his top tips for business success. First, Marques emphasizes the importance of discipline and consistency. No successful business is built overnight – it takes hard work and dedication to see results. Second, Marques stresses the art of follow-up. Whether it’s following up with clients or suppliers, staying on top of communication is essential for...

Duration:00:15:32

Ep 211: The Challenges and Triumphs of a Black-Owned Business with Maestro Stevens

9/8/2022
Black-owned businesses have always been a vital part of the American economy. However, they have often faced significant challenges, from lack of access to capital to discrimination. In recent years, the black community has made great strides in business ownership, but there is still much work to be done. Racism is one of the biggest challenges that black-owned businesses face. It can manifest in a variety of ways, from customers refusing to patronize black-owned businesses to landlords...

Duration:00:32:22

Ep 210: People and Culture are the Key to Entrepreneurial Success with Shawn Gulyas

9/5/2022
Entrepreneurship is not easy, it requires a lot of dedication. In this episode, Elzie is joined by Shawn Gulyas who shares his favorite area of business which is around people and culture. He also shared what he’s learned about people that lead him to be a successful entrepreneur. For him, it was always about the people he surrounds himself with. A great team can make a big difference in the success or failure of a business. Shawn also talks about some tips on hiring and firing employees....

Duration:00:16:26

Ep 209: Turning Your Passion Into Profits with Sharon Ringier

9/1/2022
Are you passionate about something? Chances are you can turn that passion into profits. It's not always easy, but it's definitely worth it. Elzie and Sharon discuss how to find your passion and turn it into a successful business. Sharon also provides some tips on how to get started and how you must not only talk the talk, but also walk the walk and experience firsthand how you want your audience to feel about your service or product. Highlights: 02:35 For as long as I can remember, even as a...

Duration:00:12:33

Ep 208: People are the Greatest Asset in Business with Stephen Bates

8/29/2022
Businesses are nothing without the people who work for them and the customers they serve. Sales and marketing efforts hinge on relationships with customers, and businesses need employees to function. Elzie is joined by Stephen Bates and they discuss why people are the greatest asset in business and how you can better understand customers and employees in order to create a more successful company! Highlights: 03:32 Understanding people is the key and understanding your job as the owner is to...

Duration:00:13:45

Ep 207: Strategies to Master in Growing a Business with Deirdre Tshien

8/25/2022
If you're an entrepreneur, content is king. But what does it mean to create content that is truly effective? In this episode Deirdre shares her top strategies for leveling up your content creation. She explains the importance of creating content that is relevant to your target audience, and offers tips for making your content more engaging and shareable. She also shares her thoughts on the role of social media in content marketing, and reveals her own personal content creation process....

Duration:00:18:27

Ep 206: The Importance of Building Strong Connections with SF Banks

8/22/2022
In this episode, SF shared that his parents are his role model for why he became a successful entrepreneur. He said that you must have the "I can do" attitude to be successful in this field. He learned that work ethic and service is about being humble and doing the best job. Going above and beyond will pay back huge dividends in the future. His parents have instilled these qualities in him from a young age and have been a continual support system for him as he has grown his business. It is...

Duration:00:19:02

Ep 205: Discovering Business Ideas From Strengths with Cathy Nesbitt

8/18/2022
When it comes to starting your own business, you want to make sure that you're doing something that you're truly passionate about. This is the key to success! You have to consider what your strengths are and what you're passionate about. Cathy Nesbitt joins Elzie to discuss how you find your passion. And once you've found it, how do you turn it into a successful business? Discover how to reach your full potential and become a great entrepreneur. Highlights: 02:39 I have a good work ethic and...

Duration:00:13:28

Ep 204: What It Means to be an Entrepreneur with Gramps Jeffrey

8/15/2022
There are many different things that go into making an entrepreneur successful. While having a great product or service to sell is certainly important, it's not the only thing you need. Elzie discusses with Gramps Jeffrey how you also need to be able to choose the right people to help you bring your vision to life and manage your finances responsibly. Find out the key characteristics that will help you achieve success and be an effective entrepreneur! Highlights: 04:48 You always have to...

Duration:00:13:44

Ep 203: The Right Way to Market a Business with Kathleen Celmins

8/11/2022
As an entrepreneur, marketing is important for a number of reasons. Elzie’s guest, Kathleen Celmins, explains that first, it allows you to share your products and services with the right people in a strategic way. By targeting your marketing efforts, you can reach your ideal customers and clients more effectively. Additionally, marketing helps you to build a strong personal brand. Find out how an effective marketing strategy can help you to maximize your profits and grow your business....

Duration:00:14:27

Ep 202: The Power of Marketing and Advertising with Audra Robinson

8/8/2022
In today's competitive marketplace, it's essential to have a strong enterprise marketing and advertising strategy that takes into account all of the different ways that customers can interact with your brand. Elzie is joined by Audra Robinson to talk about how, with the right strategy in place, you'll be able to maximize your brand's exposure and ensure that it has the best chance of success. Find out the key elements that make up a successful marketing and advertising strategy! Highlights:...

Duration:00:23:45

Ep 201: Never Quit on Your Dream and Passion with Joe Cecala

7/11/2022
In this new episode of the refocused, rebranded, new direction of Enterprise Now, Elzie is joined by Joe Cecala Founder & CEO at Dream Exchange. Joe was a lawyer who worked on many small capital transactions for more than fifteen years. In that time, he saw that small capital transactions, however good, always lack a clear exit. Answering the investor question “How do I sell my investment?” was a constant problem. This, and other problems in raising capital, were especially pronounced in the...

Duration:00:35:08