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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


#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,...


#501 Win More Business and Turn Clients into Raving Fans

Segment 1: Mo Bunnell is author of THE SNOWBALL SYSTEM: How to Win More Business and Turn Clients into Raving Fans. Over the course of his career, he's worked in nearly every area of business development and used this knowledge and experience to build the GrowBIG business development system, resulting from years of testing and peer reviewed research into why people buy and what makes the buying process happen faster, in greater volume, and with more enjoyment. BIG has now certified over 100...


#500 What Changed in Small Business Over the Last 10 Years

Segment 1: Scott Jordan is the CEO of Scottevest. He grew the company from his guest bedroom into one of’s fastest growing companies, now offering more than 60 garments for men and women including jackets, pants, hoodies, hats, even underwear. Segment 2: Seth Godin is an author, entrepreneur and most of all, a teacher. In addition to launching one of the most popular blogs in the world, he has written 18 best-selling books, including The Dip, Linchpin, Purple Cow, Tribes, and What To...


#496 The Definitive Account of Bruce Lee’s Life, 45 Years After His Sudden Death

Segment 1: Matthew Polly is the national bestselling author of American Shaolin and Tapped Out. A Princeton University graduate and Rhodes Scholar, he spent two years studying kung fu at the Shaolin Temple in Henan China. He has a new book out called “Bruce Lee: A life”. Segment 2: Betty Francisco is an entrepreneur, business executive, attorney and community leader. Currently, Betty is the General Counsel at Compass Working Capital and member of Pipeline Angels. Segment 3: Phyllis Weiss...


#499 How to Manage Your Small Business Cash Flow So You Don’t Go Out of Business

Segment 1: Mike Milan is Finagraph's Vice President, Customer Success with over 20 years of sales and entrepreneurship experience. Segment 2: Brandon Bruce grew up in a tiny California town of 800 people where he only had one classmate at a school with no running water. He went from these humble beginnings to now cofounding and growing Cirrus Insight to $12 million in annual revenue, 65 employees, and #41 on the Inc. 500 list. Segment 3: Dr. Richard Nongard is the author of Viral Leadership:...


#498 How to Use Quantum Reality to Succeed in Small Business

Segment 1: John Jay McKey has helped some of the largest corporations in the world minimize risk and maximize results. He is the author of LEVERAGE THE FIELD FOR SUCCESS: Using Quantum Reality to Succeed in the Corporate World. Segment 2: Dan Blatt has over 50 years of experience in finance, law, media, and government and is the author of Understanding the Great Depression and Failures of Modern Economic Policy. Segment 3: Pete Williams is an entrepreneur, business advisor and marketer. He...


#497 How to Design Your Business to Run Itself

Segment 1: Mike Michalowicz is the author of Profit First, Surge, The Pumpkin Plan, and his newest release Clockwork. By his 35th birthday, Mike had founded and sold two companies - one to private equity and another to a Fortune 500. Today he is running his third multi-million dollar venture, Profit First Professionals. Segment 2: Dr. Cristal Glangchai is a scientist, entrepreneur, and mentor with a passion for igniting the entrepreneurial spirit in girls and reducing the gender gap by...


#495 Tom Koulopoulos Shares How Companies Use Customer Data to Build Loyal Brand

Segment 1: Tom Koulopoulos is chairman of the Boston-based global innovation think tank Delphi Group. Tom’s most recent book is Revealing the Invisible: How Our Hidden Behaviors Are Becoming the Most Valuable Commodity of the 21st Century. Segment 2: Kim Christfort is the national managing director of The Deloitte Greenhouse™ Experience group, which helps executives tackle tough business challenges through immersive, facilitated Lab experiences, and client experience. She is the author of...


#494 Social Psychologist Dr. Heidi Grant Shares How to Get People to Help You

Segment 1: Dr. Heidi Grant is a social psychologist who researches, writes, and speaks about the science of motivation. She is the author of "Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You". Segment 2: Michael Ventura is the founder of Sub Rosa, a strategy and design studio that has worked with some of the world’s largest and most important brands, organizations, and start-ups—from GE to the United Nations. He is the author of the new book "APPLIED Empathy". Segment 3: Rich Gallagher is a...


#493 What Self-Made Millionaires Do That Most People Don’t

Segment 1: Ann Marie Sabath is the author of “What Self-Made Millionaires Do That Most People Don’t: 52 Ways to Create Your Own Success”. She is founder of At Ease Inc., a 31-year-old New York-based business consulting firm. Segment 2: William H. Janeway is a Senior Advisor and Managing Director of Warburg Pincus. He is the author of “Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring the Three-Player Game between Markets, Speculators and the State”. Segment 3: Rachel Strella is the...


#492 John Belcher Shares Where Small Biz Can Effectively Advertising Online

Segment 1: John Belcher got his start working at Google on the Adwords team. John has personally managed over $5M in ad spend, consulted on another $20M, and implemented tracking and analytics systems to understand which marketing channels are driving results for their businesses. Segment 2: Jim Blasingame is one of the world's foremost experts on small business and entrepreneurship. He is the author of the new book “The 3rd Ingredient: The Journey of Analog Ethics into the World of Digital...