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Written for entrepreneurs, corporate management and investors, John D. Sanders expands on his philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital - why to do it, how to do it, when to do it, how to promote it, and what to do with it. Produced by Heard Not Seen Media, Inc.

Written for entrepreneurs, corporate management and investors, John D. Sanders expands on his philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital - why to do it, how to do it, when to do it, how to promote it, and what to do with it. Produced by Heard Not Seen Media, Inc.

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United States

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Written for entrepreneurs, corporate management and investors, John D. Sanders expands on his philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital - why to do it, how to do it, when to do it, how to promote it, and what to do with it. Produced by Heard Not Seen Media, Inc.

Language:

English

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843-491-6060


Episodes

Ep. 16 Punting in Business is an Offensive Tool

1/20/2021
Today John Sanders offers his insights into how a “punt” in business can be an offensive tool, very much like football. When you punt, you’re driving the ball as far back as possible into your opponent’s home field, giving you time to develop your offense to come back stronger. JOHN D. SANDERS Business Consultant, Investor, and Technology Advocate. In the provision of Management Consulting for Entrepreneurs, I design sound business plans I find worth investing In. With several decades of...

Duration:00:25:31

Ep. 15 Can You See a Bubble when you're Inside of It?

12/30/2020
Can you see a bubble when you’re in it? The golden rule - He who has the gold rules. This is the final episode for season 2 in 2020 on John Sanders Parables for Entrepreneurs. If you’re starting a new business in 2021, or even if you’ve been around for a while and haven’t heard… go back 1 episode to #14 published November 17th, 2020, and take the 2 hours required to listen to this episode which is Dr. Sanders complete reading of his book, “Parables for Entrepreneurs.” Written and podcast...

Duration:00:33:54

Ep. 14 Parables for Entrepreneurs (2hrs 6mins)

11/17/2020
This is the complete book read by the author, John D. Sanders. It’s total listening time is just over 2 hours. Written and podcast for entrepreneurs, corporate management, and investors, John D. Sanders expands on his philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital - why to do it, how to do it, when to do it, how to promote it, and what to do with it. Visit JohnSanders.com for more insights, articles, stories, and be sure to catch this podcast anywhere you get your...

Duration:02:06:35

Ep. 13: The Top 3 Most Valuable Lessons I've Learned In Business

10/21/2020
I asked John Sanders, “What are the top 3 most valuable lessons you've learned about business in your long, successful life?" His reply? “I like your question, and here they are.” Have fun in businessHave a positive Cash FlowHave reserves JOHN D. SANDERS Business Consultant, Investor, and Technology Advocate. In the provision of Management Consulting for Entrepreneurs, I design sound business plans I find worth investing In. With several decades of background in investment banking,...

Duration:00:18:37

Ep. 12 The World's First Operational Manual

10/14/2020
Written and podcast for entrepreneurs, corporate management, and investors, John D. Sanders expands on his philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital - why to do it, how to do it, when to do it, how to promote it, and what to do with it. You’ll find at the end of this episode John’s reading of Chapter 26 titled “Loosen the Reins, Lets Grow” from his book “Parables for Entrepreneurs” WHICH in the next few weeks will be released here in its entirety, non-stop, all 31...

Duration:00:31:25

Ep. 11 Charities and Business

9/28/2020
So this morning, I thought we would talk a little bit differently than we've been talking about in our previous weeks. I'm going to talk about charity and its relationship to business. They are tied together because first of all if you don't have a good environment to do business in, you can't do good business. So businesses need to support the community and support charitable activities and make sure that the environment for doing business is as good as possible. And if you've got people...

Duration:00:27:10

Ep. 10 Digital Divide - Teamwork and Collaboration

9/8/2020
John Sanders talks about the "The Digital Divide" and the difference between teachers who basically have to start a new career to learn how to teach in this pandemic digital world, and the students who can adapt quickly to digital and remote learning. And John Biethan asks “Why not have the government recruit some of those that are now out of college with big debts and an innate skill to help with this in exchange to pay-off a portion of their debt?” Be sure to visit JohnSanders.com. JOHN...

Duration:00:34:14

Ep. 9 Capital Gains and Management

8/27/2020
Written and podcast for entrepreneurs, corporate management and investors, John D. Sanders expands on his philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital: why to do ithow to do itwhen to do ithow to promote itand what to do with it. Visit JohnSanders.com for more insights, articles, stories, and be sure to catch this podcast anywhere you get your podcasts. For more information about today’s topic, visit JohnSanders.com, and read the article “Capital and Management.” JOHN...

Duration:00:23:12

Ep. 8 Gems of Wisdom from Experience

7/28/2020
Topics, References, Articles, and Stories $50 Leather Bound Family BibleI said "Maybe" and that's Final -- More Streets and A Big WorldBag of Solutions Looking For ProblemsBringing in an Outsider for Cross-Pollination Five Minute Interviews - One a Failure, One a Total SuccessIf You Leave, I have to replace you with an expensive teacherGet Your Degree, and Then Learn What You Want Be sure to visit JohnSanders.com. JOHN D. SANDERS Business Consultant, Investor, and Technology Advocate. In...

Duration:00:24:33

Ep. 7 Passion, Shoe Leather, and the Internet

7/13/2020
If John Sanders had one passion for working in companies, it would be selling. If you don’t make a sale, nothing happens. It’s the biggest failure in business. In new businesses, people think the sales of products and services will just happen. It’s not true. John takes four of his articles on his website JohnSanders.com and brings it all together here in this episode. Read: Stuff FlowsExciting Time for SellingPassion and Show LeatherWild Frontier More on the movie mentioned Elmer...

Duration:00:38:12

Ep. 6 Advice on Receiving Advice

7/3/2020
Today John Sanders is giving advice on receiving advice centered around his article “Advice on Receiving Advice” published in October 1996, where you’ll find it below. For a couple of years I have had the honor of serving as an FLC National Advisor under the Chairmanship of Dr. David Swanson from NIST, and now under Dr. Jag Mathur from Tracor for next year. On the agenda has been the enhancement of value and effectiveness of advisors at the national, regional, and laboratory levels. In my...

Duration:00:36:30

Ep. 5 Technology and Education

6/15/2020
John Sanders offers his opinion on a recent article he read in the Wall Street Journal’s op-ed opinion piece by Andy Kessler titled “Give Online Learning an Upgrade.” John’s article on “Technology and Education” can be found on JohnSanders.com here. Technology and Education I'm going to step on some toes in this article, and some people won't like it. My summary question is, "Can the education system as we know it adapts to the new technologies of learning, or must we invent around it?"...

Duration:00:30:59

Ep. 4 Bacon and Eggs - The hen is involved. The pig is committed.

6/4/2020
Bacon and Eggs Many times in business we deal with people who leave us cold at a certain point in a project or in driving a marketing deal to conclusion. They seem to have a strong involvement, but it begins to drift just when the tough aspect arrives. Some people are "involved" in a project or deal, and some are "committed." There’s a classic illustration that compares "involvement" with "commitment" as being like "bacon and eggs" where the hen is involved while the pig is committed. If...

Duration:00:35:24

Ep. 3 Being small. Thinking Big.

5/16/2020
Topics, References, Podcasts, Articles, and Stories Companies Running Out Of Money.Article:Solutions Seeking Problems“Here I am, John Sanders, running around the CIA with my bag of solutions looking for problems.”Podcast episode:Ch. 13 Only the Pope Could Finance the Sistine Chapel in the podcastNorthcote Parkinson Lawsited here:Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.If you’re going to develop a product: Make sure you don’t run out of money before you finish itThe...

Duration:00:23:06

Ep. 2 Golden Tongued Wisdom

4/28/2020
Topics covered in today’s episode Sheltering in place at Carlsbad By The Sea.Small businesses adapting to this new future.The two big advantages women salespeople have over men.Talking about technology first-adopters. To be successful, it needs to get into the mainstream. And to get into the mainstream, it needs to be transparent. Mary Cravet use of Zoom breakout rooms to help people build their relationships and business.John Sanders ponders the relationship between the pandemic shutdown...

Duration:00:20:17

Ep. 1 The Music Man’s Lessons for Sales Professionals

12/5/2019
"The Music Man" is a movie (videotape) produced first in 1966, after being a long-running Broadway Musical by Meredith Willson. It's loaded with stars such as Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Ron Howard, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, and Paul Ford. Professor Harold Hill is a gilt-edged con artist who has more schemes than a hound dog has fleas. He hoodwinks the credulous townsfolk of River City, Iowa, into organizing a boys band so he can sell them nonexistent band instruments, then tries...

Duration:00:05:47

Preface and Why I Wrote Parables for Entrepreneurs

9/21/2019
This book has been written in response to the many people who have grown tired of hearing me tell these stories and examples to entrepreneurs, corporate management and investors. I heard, "Write them down so we don't have to listen to you." In putting this series of parables together, I had in mind expounding my philosophies of making companies attractive for outside capital-- why to do it, how to do it, when to do it, how to promote it and what to do with it. Entrepreneurs should gain...

Duration:00:07:39

Ch. 01 Introduction: Small is Beautiful

9/20/2019
Why owner/managers have a healthy conflict. The importance of establishing firm roots. Background of the author's philosophies. John D. Sanders www.JohnSanders.com

Duration:00:06:10

Ch. 02 The Philosophy of Small Business Investing

9/19/2019
Craps table investing and Wall Street investing. Why small business investing can beat both. John D. Sanders www.JohnSanders.com

Duration:00:06:09

Ch. 03 The Parable of the Talents

9/18/2019
The importance of using capital wisely. Why those who do so will find themselves with even more capital. John D. Sanders www.JohnSanders.com

Duration:00:05:22