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Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. This is a business radio show where we talk about all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.

Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. This is a business radio show where we talk about all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.
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Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. This is a business radio show where we talk about all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.






1740 West Nelson Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 837-8250


#521 Is Your Online Sales Funnel Working As it Should?

Segment 1: Dave Woodward is the Chief Business Development Officer and Chief Revenue Officer for ClickFunnels, the online sales and marketing software designed as a simple-to-use, all-in-one marketing solution for business owners who want to market their services and products online. We talk about the elements of successful sales funnels. We have all heard of sales funnels, where you identify a prospect and bring them through a series of steps so they eventually become your customer. But how...


#520 How Courage Can Save Your Company

Segment 1: Ryan Berman is the author of RETURN ON COURAGE, the Founder of Courageous, a creative consultancy that develops Courage Brands® and trains organizations through Courage Boot Camp. He has helped brands such as Caesars Entertainment, Major League Baseball, Puma, Qualcomm, and Subway. We dive deep into courage. It’s a word that is thrown around small business and our society a lot these days - you need to have courage to start a business, you need to have courage to say what you...


#519 What Does Love Have to Do with Sales and Marketing?

Segment 1: Michele Pariza Wacek is a professional copywriter where she writes promotional materials for businesses and her work has sold over $50M worth of products and services over the past 8 years. She's the author of the bestselling "Love-Based Business" series of books, which includes "Love-Based Copy," "Love-Based Online Marketing," "Love-Based Money and Mindset" and "Love-Based Goals." We show you why the most effective marketing copy is love-based copy, and how to write it. Segment...


#518 Can Combating Loneliness, Low Productivity, and Low Engagement Really Be as Simple as Putting Your Phone Down?

Segment 1: Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace, and the Founder of both Millennial Branding and He has been recognized on several lists including Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30”, Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30”, Business Insider’s “40 Under 40”, and BusinessWeek’s “20 Entrepreneurs You Should Follow”. He is the author of the new book Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of...


#517 Can Emojis Really Help Business Communication?

Segment 1: Dr. Nick Morgan is one of America's top communication coaches and thinkers. His clients include leaders of Fortune 50 companies, and he has coached people to give Congressional testimony, to appear on the Today Show, and to take on the investment community. His acclaimed books on public speaking and communication include Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing your Personal Impact, as well as Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and...


#516 Why One Family-Owned Company Turned Down a $2.5B Offer from a Large Company

Segment 1: Phuong Uyen Tran, the author of Competing with Giants, is deputy CEO of the THP Beverage Group, a leading beverage company in Vietnam that was founded by her father. She also leads THP’s international marketing programs across 16 countries where THP’s products are distributed including Canada and China. Segment 2: Garrett Sutton is a corporate attorney, asset protection expert and bestselling author who has sold more than 900,000 books to guide entrepreneurs and investors. For...


#515 Cards Against Humanity’s Secrets to Success

Segment 1: Jenn Bane is the Community Director of Cards Against Humanity and was employee #1 at the company. Segment 2: John Collopy, author of the book The Reward of Knowing, is the owner and broker of RE/MAX Results and its 38 offices across Minnesota and Wisconsin. With annual sales of more than $5.3 billion, RE/MAX Results is now one of the largest RE/MAX franchises in the world. Segment 3: Rudy Ruettiger played college football at the University of Notre Dame. Against all odds, as a...


#514 Navigating Ethics in a World of Digital Fear and Greed

Segment 1: Jim Blasingameis one of the world's leading experts on small business and entrepreneurship. He is the creator and award-winning host of the syndicated weekday radio program, The Small Business Advocate Show, since 1997. Jim just released his fourth book, The 3rd Ingredient. Segment 2: David J.P. Fisher (also known as D. Fish) is a speaker, coach, and author of 8 books, including the best-selling Hyper-Connected Selling and Networking in the 21st Century: Why Your Network Sucks and...


#513 How to Build a Massive Social Media Following in 30 Days

Segment 1: Brendan Kane is a business and digital strategist for Fortune 500 corporations, brands, and celebrities. Starting his career at Lakeshore Entertainment, Brendan oversaw all aspects of their interactive media strategy. He then went on to build applications, platforms and campaigns for celebrity clients such as Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Katie Couric, Charles Barkley, Michael Strahan, and Jason Statham. Brendan is known for creating an innovative application for Taylor Swift and Rihanna...


#512 A Look Inside Social Media Site Reddit as a Resource for Small Business

Segment 1: Christine Lagorio-Chafkin is an award-winning journalist who has covered culture, emerging technologies, and entrepreneurship for the past 15 years. She is senior writer at Inc. magazine and her work has appeared in many other publications, including The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, and the Washington Post. She was raised on a sheep farm in rural Wisconsin and now lives in New York City with her husband, cats, and toddlers. She is the author of We Are the Nerds:...


#511 Win Customers with Convenience

Segment 1: Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations. He is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and has been inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement in the speaking profession. His articles have been read in hundreds of publications, and he is the author of the book “The Convenience Revolution”. Segment 2: Denise Kohnke, author of All of the Other...


#510 The Conversations You Need to Be Having with Your Partner about Money

Segment 1: Kathy Longo is the author of Flourish Financially: Values, Transitions, & Big Conversations, and president and founder of Flourish Wealth Management®. She has over 25 years of experience as a wealth manager and financial planner. She was named one of the Top 50 Women in Wealth Management by Wealth Manager Magazine. She has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Money Magazine. Segment 2: Becky McCray is a small town business owner. She and her husband, Joe, own...


#509 Redefining the F Words of Business Ownership, with Fabi Preslar

Segment 1: Fabi Preslar is the owner and president of SPARK Publications, a national, award-winning, custom design firm specializing in niche magazines and independently published books. She was named 2017 Woman Business Owner of the Year by the National Association of Women Business Owners – Charlotte Chapter, and the firm was honored as the 2018 First-Generation Family Business of the Year by the Charlotte Business Journal. She is the author of the new book The Fabulous F Words of Business...


#508 Develop the Mindset Required to Fulfill Your Dreams

Segment 1: Sanyin Siang thinks developing that courage is the key to making your dream a reality. Sanyin Siang is the author of The Launch Book: Motivational Stories to Launch Your Idea, Business or Next Career ( She is an advisor to GV (formerly Google Ventures), received a BSE in Biomedical Engineering and an MBA from Duke. She is a LinkedIn Influencer with almost 1M followers (connect with her here). Segment 2: Nadia Finer is also a dynamic international speaker and...


#507 Make Money Doing What You Love

Segment 1: Carissa Reiniger is the Founder & CEO of Silver Lining Ltd. She has worked with major organizations such as Google, The White House, Hewlett-Packard, Intuit, Citi Cards, Staples, Citrix, and American Airlines to bring more resources and support to small businesses. Segment 2: Joni Fedders is the President, Facilitator and Leadership Coach at Aileron. In her role as President, she oversees Aileron’s strategic direction, culture and operational activities. Segment 3:Jeffrey Shaw has...


#506 Merging Technologies and People for the Workforce of the Future

Segment 1:Alexandra Levit’s goal is to prepare organizations and their employees to be competitive and marketable in the future business world. She conducts primary workplace research on behalf of several Fortune 500 companies and for the Obama administration. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes, Alexandra has authored several books, including the international bestseller They Don’t Teach Corporate...


#505 How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media, with Jessica Abo

Segment 1: Jessica Abo is an award-winning television host, YouTube influencer, professional speaker, and the author of Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media. Segment 2: Matt Johnson is a marketer, entrepreneur, musician, and podcast host/expert. As founder of Pursuing Results, a podcast PR & production agency based in San Diego, Matt runs a worldwide virtual team helping business coaches and agencies break in and dominate new markets through podcasting. Segment 3: Dr....


#504 How to Work with a Spouse, Friend, or Family Member

Segment 1: Jason Feifer and Jennifer Miller are married, and are the authors of the new novel "Mr. Nice Guy". Jason is the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, and the host of two podcasts: Problem Solvers and Pessimists Archive. Jennifer is the author of three prior books (most recently the novel The Heart You Carry Home), as well as a journalist. Segment 2: Nathalie Molina Niño is the CEO and founder of BRAVA Investments, investing in high-growth, innovative businesses that deliver a...


#503 How to Find and Retain the Right People to Grow Your Team

Segment 1: Tom Walker is the president and CEO of Rev1 Ventures. He has been helping entrepreneurs build great companies for most of his career. He’s formed multiple venture capital funds, founded angel groups, and is an active angel investor. As the CEO of Rev1 Ventures, Tom has built an experienced team that has invested in more than 75 startups and added more than $70M in capital to the Columbus, Ohio region in under five years. He’s the author of The Entrepreneur’s Path: A Handbook for...


#502 How to Become Legendary by Being Different

Segment 1: Christopher Lochhead is a #1 Best Selling Amazon Author and Top 50 Apple Podcaster. He’s been called “one of the best minds in marketing” by The Marketing Journal, a “Human Exclamation Point” by Fast Company, a “quasar” by NBA legend Bill Walton and “Off-putting to some” by The Economist. Christopher is a former three-time Silicon Valley public company CMO, entrepreneur, and co-author of Niche Down: How to Become Legendary By Being Different and Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers,...