Entrepreneur Exchange

Business & Economics Podcasts

The Entrepreneur Exchange is a lively conversation between small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business experts sharing tools and tips to assist new businesses get up and running and existing small business grow and prosper in this challenging economy. Topics include small business funding issues, economical ways to market and promote your business, and resources available to entrepreneurs. And more!

Location:

United States

Description:

The Entrepreneur Exchange is a lively conversation between small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business experts sharing tools and tips to assist new businesses get up and running and existing small business grow and prosper in this challenging economy. Topics include small business funding issues, economical ways to market and promote your business, and resources available to entrepreneurs. And more!

Twitter:

@theMESHtv

Language:

English

Contact:

8283289238


Episodes

Productivity in 2023 with Todd Lyden, Small Business Center Director

1/9/2023
Ready to get more productive in 2023? The Entrepreneur Exchange opens the year with a bang as Small Business Center Director Todd Lyden joins the podcast to share productivity tools and technology to help your business operate more effectively. Artificial intelligence is now accessible to all businesses, so listen in as hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller discuss the AI trend with Todd and try to figure out whether Todd is real…or a bot sent from another galaxy. Plus, get some small...

Duration:00:39:38

10th Annual Business Lessons From the Movies

12/12/2022
It’s a holiday tradition…the Entrepreneur Exchange “Business Lessons from the Movies” Podtacular edition, as hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller are joined by the founders of the Footcandle Film Society, Alan Jackson and Chris Frye, to share their movie recommendations which have a business lesson takeaway. When you and the family need to take a break this holiday season, these movies will entertain and give you something to think about. Plus you get a helping of small businesses of the...

Duration:01:05:28

The Entrepreneurial Mindset with Thom Ruhe, NC IDEA

11/1/2022
This month on the Entrepreneur Exchange podcast…Thom Ruhe, President, and CEO of NC IDEA; joins co-hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller to discuss how NC IDEA is working to strengthen the North Carolina economy and support entrepreneurship throughout the state. Thom shares his entrepreneurial background and the importance of having an entrepreneurial mindset--and gives away his favorite vacation spots on this month’s Lighting Round! Plus, it’s good eats and easy travel in this month’s Small...

Duration:00:49:01

Finding Production for New Products & Manufacturing with Domestic Sources, with Catherine Armstrong, Carolina Textile District

10/3/2022
How do you go about finding production for a new product and manufacturing it with domestic sources? Catherine Armstrong with the Carolina Textile District explains how the District works with entrepreneurs and manufacturers to create a supply chain that brings quality products to life and to market. Plus hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller discuss a better way to interview potential hires for your business and share small businesses that you should check out. It’s all here on this month’s...

Duration:00:49:41

Personal Training and Entrepreneurship with Jesse Alden, Phoenix Physical Training

9/5/2022
This month on the Entrepreneur Exchange podcast…you’re a personal trainer…what does it take to start your own business and stand out from others?. How do you get started and how many hats do you have to wear? Jesse Alden shares his story about Phoenix Physical Training in 2021 and how he navigated his business start-up during the pandemic. Plus hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller discuss the best states for entrepreneurs, play the lightning round, and share their small businesses of the...

Duration:00:41:55

"The DO NOT's of Business" with Julia and Ray Campbell, Campbell Design

8/1/2022
Are you tired of people telling you what to do? This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange podcast shares things that you should NOT do when it comes to your business. Hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller welcome Julia and Ray Campbell with Campbell Design who mine their twenty years of business ownership to come up with their dirty dozen list of things we should not be doing in a business setting…and sometimes even in a personal setting! Plus Julia and Ray play our Entrepreneur Exchange lightning...

Duration:00:58:39

Community College Plants Entrepreneurial Seeds with Dr. Garrett Hinshaw, President CVCC

7/4/2022
“If you're afraid of getting a rotten apple, don't go to the barrel. Get it off the tree,” said Sean Connery’s character to Elliott Ness in the movie, The Untouchables. This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Dr. Garrett Hinshaw, President of Catawba Valley Community College, who discusses how the community college plants entrepreneurial seeds on its campus as well as supports entrepreneurship in its community. Dr. Hinshaw and hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller cover the many...

Duration:00:36:19

Legal and Tax Issues Facing Small Businesses, Fred Parker - Gardner Skelton

6/6/2022
Just like eating your vegetables, startups and small businesses need to be thinking about the legal and tax issues that affect them. This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange provides some answers, as Fred Parker with the law firm of Gardner Skelton joins hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller to review legal and tax issues that startups and small businesses should be thinking about. Sole proprietor or LLC? What expenses are tax-deductible? Is the IRS evil? (Actually, no!) Plus Jeff and Gary share...

Duration:00:51:55

Cardstalk with Steph and Brandon Prime

5/9/2022
How does a start-up get traction with a new product and a way that changes how a retail category does business? Join this month’s Entrepreneur Exchange to see how entrepreneurs Steph and Brandon Prime are working to change the greeting card business with their start-up, Cardstalk, working with artists, retailers, and customers to provide unique greeting cards using in-store kiosks…and saving retailers valuable shelf space. They also discuss partners and resources such as NC IDEA and Venture...

Duration:00:41:47

Monetizing Online Content with Teddy Burriss, Burriss Consulting Inc.

3/28/2022
Is becoming an internet influencer part of your business plan? How about figuring out how to monetize your online content? This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange features Teddy Burriss with Burriss Consulting, Inc., to discuss Teddy’s success with monetizing his online content and the steps he’s taken to reach this point. Spoiler alert, it’s not for those trying to be an overnight sensation. Plus hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller share their small businesses of the month, which include a new...

Duration:00:37:50

Insurance for Small Business with Brian Garrison, On Point Consulting

3/7/2022
Insurance isn’t sexy, but it’s a necessity to protect your assets and your business. The Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Brian Garrison to the podcast to discuss the types of insurance a start-up or small business should consider and to identify mistakes in coverage that often occur. Hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller also talk with Brian about his start-up, On Point Consulting, which helps commercial and residential clients navigate their insurance needs. The group also shares their small...

Duration:00:40:25

Side Hustle to Self Sustaining Business with Charles Alexander, TN Small Business Developement Center at Volunteer State College

1/31/2022
Are you making a little money on the side and trying to figure out to make the leap to full-time entrepreneur? Entrepreneur Exchange podcast hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller welcome Charles Alexander, Director of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Volunteer State College, to talk about moving your side hustle to a self-sustaining business. Charles also answers some hard-hitting lightning-round questions, and the group shares their Small Business of the Month...

Duration:00:46:18

Gig Economy Apps & Platforms with Todd Lyden, Bladen Community College

1/10/2022
What apps and platforms can you use to get your business off the ground in today’s gig economy? This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Bladen Community College NC Small Business Center Director Todd Lyden to share tools and resources to start selling products and services without breaking the bank and to help assess your market demand. Plus Todd joins hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller to discuss the pandemic surge in entrepreneurship and business start-ups. Finally, they give...

Duration:00:47:12

9th Annual Business Lessons from the Movies

12/6/2021
It’s a MESH holiday tradition…the Entrepreneur Exchange “Business Lessons from the Movies” Podtacular edition, as hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller are joined by the founders of the Footcandle Film Society, Alan Jackson and Chris Frye, to share their movie recommendations which have a business lesson takeaway. When you and the family need to take a break this holiday season, these movies will entertain and give you something to think about. Plus you get a helping of small businesses of the...

Duration:00:52:12

Starting a Software Business with Brandon Lee, Terra Dotta

11/1/2021
This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange focuses on starting a software business…or is it an enterprise solutions business? Brandon Lee, one of the founders of Terra Dotta and now a golf course owner (Players Ridge GC) joins hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller to share how he and his partner got their software business off the ground and created a successful business managing study abroad programs for colleges and universities. Plus Brandon, Jeff, and Gary share some small businesses which you...

Duration:00:46:11

Avoiding Common Mistakes with Tim Reynolds, DHW CPAs and Strategic Advisors

9/27/2021
What are the mistakes that can kill your business? And how can you avoid them? Tim Reynolds with the accounting firm DHW CPAs and Strategic Advisors shares his 25+ years of accounting and operational experience to review the common mistakes that can be fatal to your new or small business. Plus hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller compare notes on how you can reward your employees without breaking the bank, and they share their small businesses of the month which include some tasty eats and...

Duration:00:47:23

Non-Profit Consulting and Funding with Mandy Pearce, Funding for Good

8/30/2021
Can a start-up make a profit serving non-profits? Mandy Pearce and her business, Funding for Good, have proven that you can. Mandy joins Entrepreneur Exchange hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller to share lessons from operating her consulting and funding business, including how to manage expenses and build sales. Plus Jeff and Gary consider whether to jump into the Tik Tok game and start rapping careers, and they share their small businesses of the month. It’s all here on this month’s...

Duration:00:40:29

Government Contracts with Mark Mills, NC Military Business Center

8/2/2021
Businesses can make big bucks doing business with the government, but you need to know the rules of the road. This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Mark Mills, Business Development Manager with the NC Military Business Center, to discuss the process for businesses to tap into the wide world of government contracts. Plus hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller share their small businesses of the month which range from ice cream to removing your pet’s fur from your clothes…it’s all here on...

Duration:00:44:26

Want to Start a Sports Bra Company? Call the NASA Engineer! with Jen Paulson

6/28/2021
Want to develop the best sports bra? How about starting with a NASA engineer as your designer! This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange features Jen Paulson, the creator, and CEO of Siggie Lodoen Sportswear...a new business focusing on making a better sports bra. Jen shares the challenges of starting an apparel company and lessons from her entrepreneurial journey with hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller. Plus Jeff and Gary share their small businesses of the month…and it’s going to be some tasty...

Duration:00:42:39

Starting Your FinTech Company…and Gnawing on a Turkey Leg!

5/31/2021
How do you start a Fintech company? Giles Nugent, the co-founder of Salusion, shares his start-up story plus provides start-up advice that he has picked up in a 25 plus year career on Wall Street. Hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller discuss how businesses should respond to the changing mask guidelines to keep their customers and employees happy and safe, plus they share their small business of the month. Turkey leg, anyone? It’s all here on this month’s Entrepreneur Exchange! Catawba Valley...

Duration:00:44:29