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It’s time to run your business – and stop letting it run you. One Next Step, hosted by BELAY CEO and author Tricia Sciortino and Lisa Zeeveld, CFO and COO, is the most practical business podcast in the world. It provides tangible takeaways and actionable insights for listeners every week so leaders can affect change in their business immediately. Because after working with thousands of entrepreneurs, executives, and organizations, powerhouse virtual staffing company BELAY has the real-world business knowledge to help real-life leaders get more done and see more results. World-renown guests like Daymond John and Michael Hyatt join Tricia and Lisa weekly to share the small steps, experiences, coaching and resources that have helped them propel their businesses and lead with confidence. For podcast show notes and additional resources on business growth for the business owner, visit OneNextStepPodcast.com

It’s time to run your business – and stop letting it run you. One Next Step, hosted by BELAY CEO and author Tricia Sciortino and Lisa Zeeveld, CFO and COO, is the most practical business podcast in the world. It provides tangible takeaways and actionable insights for listeners every week so leaders can affect change in their business immediately. Because after working with thousands of entrepreneurs, executives, and organizations, powerhouse virtual staffing company BELAY has the real-world business knowledge to help real-life leaders get more done and see more results. World-renown guests like Daymond John and Michael Hyatt join Tricia and Lisa weekly to share the small steps, experiences, coaching and resources that have helped them propel their businesses and lead with confidence. For podcast show notes and additional resources on business growth for the business owner, visit OneNextStepPodcast.com

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It’s time to run your business – and stop letting it run you. One Next Step, hosted by BELAY CEO and author Tricia Sciortino and Lisa Zeeveld, CFO and COO, is the most practical business podcast in the world. It provides tangible takeaways and actionable insights for listeners every week so leaders can affect change in their business immediately. Because after working with thousands of entrepreneurs, executives, and organizations, powerhouse virtual staffing company BELAY has the real-world business knowledge to help real-life leaders get more done and see more results. World-renown guests like Daymond John and Michael Hyatt join Tricia and Lisa weekly to share the small steps, experiences, coaching and resources that have helped them propel their businesses and lead with confidence. For podcast show notes and additional resources on business growth for the business owner, visit OneNextStepPodcast.com

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English


Episodes

041: Pants Optional: How to Zoom Your Way to Your Best Hire

4/13/2021
As leaders, few decisions carry a price as hefty as hiring the wrong person. It costs us time, money, productivity, morale, and, in extreme cases, relationships with clients and team members. In this week’s episode, we’re going to discuss this issue with Krisha Buehler, BELAY’s VP of Human Resources. She’ll share a few tips on how you can more effectively identify the right people, avoid the wrong people, and safeguard your company culture so you get the help you need without comprising...

Duration:00:20:49

040: How to Infuse Fun Into Any Company Culture

4/6/2021
Does fun in the workplace really matter? Absolutely! In this masterclass episode of One Next Step, Tricia and Lisa talk about the ins and outs of creating a fun company culture – and why creating one matters. The truth is, building a positive and fun company culture is one of the best and easiest ways to recruit new talent and keep your current talent feeling fulfilled and dedicated to your mission. Welcome to episode 40 of One Next Step.

Duration:00:24:58

039: When to Swipe Right for Your Forever Hire

3/30/2021
As leaders, we surprisingly struggle to pick the right people for our teams, which leaves us disappointed, frustrated and asking if we’ll ever get the help we need to grow our organization. In this episode, we’ll discuss this issue with Brooke Cecil, BELAY’s Director of Client Relations. Brooke and her team oversee our client experience, and a big part of their role is matching more than one thousand executive assistants, bookkeepers, and website specialists with business leaders all over...

Duration:00:22:24

038: Being a Pro At Saying “No”

3/23/2021
One of the most simple — yet hardest — ways to enjoy work and get more fulfillment in life is learning how to say “no.” But the demands on your time, combined with the sense of responsibility you feel for your customers, team members, and family, might often compel you to say “yes” to every request and stretch yourself thin as you attempt to support everyone well. In this episode, we’ll talk about how leaders can say “no” – and, in some cases, “not now” – to opportunities, projects,...

Duration:00:24:42

037: How to Amplify Your Energy to Maximize Your Results

3/16/2021
In this episode, we’re talking about burnout and energy management with Mary Brooks, the owner of Sustainable Nutrition and the Fuel Better Formula. She has a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and is a certified Integrative Nutrition Coach. She has more than 28 years of experience in health coaching and helps people get to the root cause of low energy, fatigue, and burnout. This year, especially, has been a challenge for all of us. Learning to work at home, having kids home all day while...

Duration:00:31:35

036: The Enneagram at Work (Part 2)

3/9/2021
This week, Lisa and Tricia continue their conversation about the Enneagram with the author of The Road Back to You, Ian Morgan Cron. In this episode, he shares highlights of Enneagram numbers 6 through 9, what motivates them, and what it’s like to work with them. As an Enneagram expert, trained psychotherapist and priest, Ian knows personality types inside and out. He helps us better understand how the Enneagram can be such a helpful tool for the workplace or really any relationship in...

Duration:00:29:20

035: Ian Morgan Cron on The Enneagram at Work (Part 1)

3/2/2021
This episode is all about the Enneagram and how to interact with all personality types at work. We’ll be joined by Ian Morgan Cron, a champion of the Enneagram, awakener of people, and bestselling author of the popular Enneagram book, The Road Back to You. As a pioneer in the contemporary Enneagram movement, Ian is a highly sought-after speaker for large conferences and corporate boardrooms alike. In this first of a two-part interview, Ian will share highlights of Enneagram numbers 1...

Duration:00:32:12

034: Why Doing Good is Good for Your Business

2/23/2021
In this week’s episode, Lisa and Tricia talk with someone who is highly respected both in the for-profit and nonprofit world — Jeff Henderson. He’ll discuss a concept most entrepreneurs think about as they are launching but usually leave behind in the hustle and bustle of a task-oriented workplace. During those early days when you are trying to get your feet off the ground, you may not have the time or cash flow for your team to strategize and plan big. What leaders sometimes fail to...

Duration:00:35:24

033: The Truth Behind the Response, 'I’m fine.'

2/16/2021
In this episode, we’re going to explore the response “I’m fine!” “On average, we say "I’m fine" 14 times a week, but only 19% of us actually mean it. You know the experience: you’re walking down the office hall and someone casually says, “Hey, how are you today?” What is your instinctual response? Most people say “Fine, thank you. How are you?” And the response repeats itself. Why did that become such a common and acceptable response? It’s almost as casual as saying “hi.” We all say it;...

Duration:00:28:42

032: Why Most Businesses Don’t Work & What To Do About It

2/9/2021
In this episode, Tricia and LZ welcome Casey Graham, co-founder and CEO of Gravy, an organization that helps businesses collect unpaid recurring payments. Before launching Gravy, Casey founded The Rocket Company where he helped church leaders scale their financial leadership and fundraising opportunities. Not only has Casey launched three businesses, but he’s authentic and passionate about helping business owners. He understands what makes a business successful and what can lead to its...

Duration:00:38:23

031: How to Leverage Your Executive Assistant Part 2

2/2/2021
Working with an executive assistant isn’t a one size fits all experience. Each leader has their own communication style and management style and so does each EA. Being able to use your unique qualities to better work together as a team can be the catapult to your potential as a leader and your growth as an organization. This week, we are continuing our conversation around how to help you better lead your organization by learning to leverage your executive assistant in more effective ways....

Duration:00:25:05

030: How to Leverage Your Executive Assistant Part 1

1/26/2021
It’s easy to find yourself in the weeds of running your business but knowing the right time to lean into your team is essential to maximizing your organization's growth. Our executive assistants have helped us navigate through the good, the bad and the ugly. We wouldn’t be able to lead our organization well without their support. We’re honored to have our assistants Kate Sawtelle and Melissa Lawrence join us for this podcast. They’re ready to help us unpack the ways their support has made...

Duration:00:25:28

029: Becoming A Goal-Digger: Why Busy Business Leaders Need to Set Personal Goals

1/19/2021
Everything was different in 2020 as we all faced new and challenging hardships. Some goals shifted, some were thrown out the window, and some we were able to hang on to regardless of what was happening around us. However, no matter what 2021 looks like, we can try to find balance as we continue to lead our organizations and personal lives. If this new year continues to throw us curveballs, the great thing is, we are adaptable. With an initial plan, we just need to reevaluate and adjust...

Duration:00:29:04

028: How Great Sales Teams Scale Organizations

1/12/2021
Scaling sales teams is a challenge. So many products or companies fail because teams didn’t figure out a few key ingredients. Today Scott Leese joins us to talk about just that. When it comes to sales, Scott Leese is the man. Not only is he an author, and we will talk about his book Addicted to the Process, but he is the founder of both Scott Leese Consulting and The Surf and Sales Summit. He joins us today to talk about building a successful sales team while leading it as a small...

Duration:00:33:04

027: How to Think Like a Fortune 500 Company

1/5/2021
Kendra Lewis became a mom as a high school senior and faced many challenges early in her life. Pushing herself to rise above what others said, Kendra worked full time while going to night school. She faced homelessness and doubt. But Kendra eventually graduated with three degrees, created multiple businesses, and has worked for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the world. However, working for a Fortune company was not her dream. Her mission was to work with small businesses....

Duration:00:32:29

026: Grassroots Branding & Marketing: Growing Your Business Authentically from the Ground Up

12/29/2020
Sometimes being pushed in a different direction can turn out to be the biggest blessing of our lives and careers. That’s exactly what happened to Steven Carse, one of the brains behind King of Pops – the delicious popsicles. King of Pops all started as a conversation in Central America. Over the years, that conversation and dream turned into a reality. Steven was laid off from his corporate job during the Great Recession so it was on to a new dream for him. A few months later, Steven’s...

Duration:00:28:15

025: The Power of Personal Branding with Kevin B. Jennings

12/22/2020
At some point, you’re going to hopefully spend time and money building your organization’s brand (if you’re not already). However, in the beginning, more people will likely know you than those that know the name of your company. So your personal brand will probably carry more weight in your community or network than your business. How do you leverage that reality to support the growth of your business? In this episode, we’ll be joined by Kevin B. Jennings, a personal brand strategist and...

Duration:00:40:58

024: Opposites Attract: How We Leverage our Differences to Work Better Together

12/15/2020
We want you to win in your organization. In order to win, you must work well with others who don’t think or process the way you do. And whether you are working from home or back in an office setting, the key is putting forth the effort to learn how to work better together, even if that is using helpful resources like the Enneagram. It’s a challenging time with many organizations working remotely, which brings another challenging layer to team connectedness and understanding. In this...

Duration:00:30:41

023: How to Beat Burnout — Prevention, Recovery & Why So Many Leaders Struggle With It

12/4/2020
Burnout is real, but it’s also misunderstood. Burnout comes from constant exposure to emotional and interpersonal stressors at work or at home, or even both! And who fits that bill? Hard working, high-achieving leaders like you, me and everyone listening to this podcast. People who don’t care rarely get burned out. Joining us this week is Carey Nieuwhof, founder and CEO of Carey Nieuwhof Communications, which produces content and training resources for leaders. He will share wisdom gained...

Duration:00:37:03

022: Finding Fulfillment in Work and Life with Anthony Flynn

12/1/2020
We’ve all met people or heard stories of people who were the best in their field — earned lots of money, helped lots of people, and received lots of praise, but we later discover that their personal life was in shambles or they were burdened by depression. Every business leader listening to this podcast knows there is a psychological price associated with being in charge. Inc. Magazine once referred to as “the downside of being up.” Today, we’re going to learn tips and strategies to make...

Duration:00:38:35