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Accelerate Your Business Growth

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Featured on Inc.com's list of 100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser, MSNBC's Your Business, and on the Fit Small Business list of best small business podcasts, this show is designed to help small business owners, salespeople, and aspiring entrepreneurs with the various aspects of business success. We have a great lineup of guests and topics scheduled. We’ll be talking about everything from sales to employee issues; from technology to social media; from work-life balance to exploring uncharted territory. My goal is to help you remove challenges so that you can realize your own success with your business. Be sure to subscribe to the iTunes channel or follow this podcast so you never miss an episode!

Featured on Inc.com's list of 100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser, MSNBC's Your Business, and on the Fit Small Business list of best small business podcasts, this show is designed to help small business owners, salespeople, and aspiring entrepreneurs with the various aspects of business success. We have a great lineup of guests and topics scheduled. We’ll be talking about everything from sales to employee issues; from technology to social media; from work-life balance to exploring uncharted territory. My goal is to help you remove challenges so that you can realize your own success with your business. Be sure to subscribe to the iTunes channel or follow this podcast so you never miss an episode!

Location:

Cleveland, OH

Networks:

BlogTalkRadio

Description:

Featured on Inc.com's list of 100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser, MSNBC's Your Business, and on the Fit Small Business list of best small business podcasts, this show is designed to help small business owners, salespeople, and aspiring entrepreneurs with the various aspects of business success. We have a great lineup of guests and topics scheduled. We’ll be talking about everything from sales to employee issues; from technology to social media; from work-life balance to exploring uncharted territory. My goal is to help you remove challenges so that you can realize your own success with your business. Be sure to subscribe to the iTunes channel or follow this podcast so you never miss an episode!

Twitter:

@dhelbig

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 771329 Cleveland, OH 44107 216-534-2030


Episodes

Data Skills to Future-Proof Your Workforce

10/25/2021
Matt Cowell discusses how organizations can develop their strongest asset in this revolution: their people. He explains why it is no longer optional for companies to invest in their team's data skills and how they can upscale through microlearning in the flow of work. Matt is CEO at QuantHub, a leading data upskilling and assessment platform that helps companies create a data literate workforce across the entire enterprise. Prior to QuantHub, Matt spent 15 years running product and tech at...

Duration:00:37:40

The Decision-Making Death Spiral

10/21/2021
John Baird built his career working with top leaders at companies ranging from early-stage start-ups to Fortune 500 firms like Apple, Nike, and Twitter. John is currently the Senior Partner and Board Chair at Velocity, where he coaches companies at various stages of growth, including Google, Doordash, and many others. John shares how businesses today can avoid a chronic problem among founders and executives: the decision-making death spiral. Numerous executives are not scaling the...

Duration:00:37:14

Let's Talk Loyalty

10/18/2021
Why does loyalty marketing work so well? Paula Thomas, host of the Let's Talk Loyalty Podcast, is here to tell you all about the latest trends in the loyalty industry, and why it is necessary to throw marketing dollars toward this avenue in 2021. Paula is also here to give tips on how brands can build customer loyatly. Paula Thomas has over twenty years of experience delivering tangible results for some of the top brands, and she is the creator & host of the podcast, Let’s Talk Loyalty....

Duration:00:37:16

How To Become Profit Wise

10/14/2021
Serial entrepreneur Jeff Morrill shares actionable ideas that will help you make more money by doing the right thing. He explains why the high road is the most direct path to the bottom line, and how to build a Profit Wise business. Jeff co-founded Planet Subaru, “your undealership,” in 1998, and built it into one of the most successful privately-held car dealerships in the United States. He later started other businesses in automotive retail, real estate, telecommunications, and insurance...

Duration:00:59:50

Search-ability Is KEY!

10/11/2021
SEO today looks quite different than it did in the early days. It isn’t just about keywords now. To be truly effective, companies need to incorporate content generating initiatives across multiple mediums into their arsenal. And as hard as it is for companies that operate in the national or international marketplace, it’s even harder for local startups to make a name for themselves and gain traction in their own communities. Eric Seropyan joins us to share some ideas and insights around...

Duration:00:37:18

Why Every New Strategy or Goal Needs an Execution Plan!

10/4/2021
How many times have we set a major goal, strategy or initiative only to watch it die thanks to the constant demands that come with the day-to-day grind? With organizations spending more than $30 billion annually on strategy creation and more than 80% of them failing, many need a plan for execution! That’s where Jim Huling comes in with the 4 Disciplines of Execution. Jim is the Global Managing Consultant for FranklinCovey's 4 Disciplines of Execution. In this role, Jim is responsible for the...

Duration:00:47:40

The 7 Essential Stories Charismatic Leaders Tell

9/30/2021
Storytelling is important in many aspects of business. Kurian Tharakan shares the essential stories charismatic leaders tell. Kurian is the founder of the sales and marketing strategy firm StrategyPeak Sales & Marketing Advisors and a 27-year veteran of the sales and marketing industry. He has consulted for companies in numerous sectors. Mr. Tharakan is also the author of the Amazon Bestseller, “The 7 Essential Stories Charismatic Leaders Tell,” which details how anyone can move people and...

Duration:00:37:29

Small Businesses Can Sell More Effectively to Big Organizations

9/27/2021
Many startups and small businesses who are targeting larger organizations can find it quite challenging. This episode with John Smibert will explore ways in which small businesses can gain more traction in larger organizations. John is an Australian who invested 38 years as a successful sales leader in four USA and Japanese IT corporations. Since 2004 he has assisted startups and small B2B selling organizations to transform the way they sell. John is passionate about enhancing...

Duration:00:37:41

Why Exponential Growth Is So Powerful

9/23/2021
Are YOU ready to ride the Skate Ramp of exponential growth? Join in on the conversation as Dr. James Richardson shares why growth is so difficult for any business based on his 20 years of studying America's fastest growing consumer brands and why exponential growth is so powerful and necessary for success. Dr. Richardson is an expert in exponential growth in the consumer sector and author of Ramping Your Brand. At his company, Premium Growth Solutions, he works with fast-growing emerging...

Duration:00:37:47

Turn Your Vision into Reality with the Velocity Mindset®

9/20/2021
Ron Karr’s number one premise is “What would the world be like if everyone acted like a leader and not a victim of circumstances?” Join us as Ron shows you how a leader can do whatever it takes to solve their problems, even when the process is difficult and frustrating. Ron has worked with leaders of organizations on six continents to eliminate risk, gain buy-in and achieve better results faster with the Velocity Mindset®. For the past 30 years, his presentations and advisory services have...

Duration:00:37:29

Trust-based Selling

9/16/2021
Ari Galper shares insights around trust-based selling. Ari is the world's #1 authority on trust-based selling and has been featured in CEO Magazine, Forbes, INC Magazine, SkyNews and the Australian Financial Review. Ari has created a unique and different sales approach based on trust and integrity called UNLOCK THE GAME -- designed so the dreaded act of "chasing" and the painful experience of rejection is eliminated forever - a feat never thought possible, until now. Whether you’re a...

Duration:00:33:21

Sell Different!

9/14/2021
Salespeople face fierce competition in their pursuit of winning deals. Differences in product features and functions get smaller by the minute and are not always meaningful to buyers. How do you stand out from the pack and not just land the account, but win deals at the prices you want? Tune into this episode when Lee Salz fills us in on how to Sell Different! When salespeople aren’t winning deals at desired levels or price points, executives and business owners turn to Lee B. Salz, a...

Duration:00:43:10

Have more conversations (without “selling”)

9/13/2021
For a lot of people in professional services, the number and quality of conversations determines the size and quality of your practice. But many entrepreneurs don’t have a real plan to have more conversations. Reuben Swartz shares how to put one together, and how it works even for introverts. Reuben is the founder of Mimiran, the CRM for solo consultants who hate “selling”, and the host and “Chief Nerd” of the Sales for Nerds podcast. Whether you’re a seasoned designer or a total novice,...

Duration:00:32:27

Growing Through Customer Reviews

9/9/2021
Eric Edelist joins me to talk about why customer communication is essential to business growth, and to provide quick tips on improving public image. Eric is a Business and Marketing Strategist and the CEO of Bizooy. After over a decade as an SEO and marketing consultant, Eric started Bizooy in 2019, a customer communication platform that enables your business to rank first on local search results, improves customer reviews, and increases revenue. Eric is passionate about empowering small...

Duration:00:34:01

3 Alternatives To Scaling For Business Growth

9/2/2021
Diane Tarshis joins me to explore the idea of scaling versus growth. She provides alternative ideas for growth as well. Diane is a seasoned business advisor and founder of Startup Distillery. Working with entrepreneurs across the US and the globe, Diane uses her unique mix of finance, retail, manufacturing, and operations experience to help entrepreneurs distill their ideas into profitable, growing businesses. Whether you’re a seasoned designer or a total novice, with Visme, you can create...

Duration:00:31:24

The Important Role of Language in Doing Business

8/30/2021
Valerie Fridland shares insights regarding the importance of understanding how we talk and what it communicates. Dr. Fridland is Professor of linguistics at the University of Nevada, Reno. An expert on the relationship between language and society, she is co-author of the book Sociophonetics and writes for various journals such as Nature and American Speech. Her language blog is featured on Psychology Today, and her lecture series, Language and Society, appears for The Great Courses. She is...

Duration:00:51:10

What Is A "Refounder"?

8/26/2021
“You're going to need to have a founder movement in your organization, your institution and even your city. And so, you know, success is wonderful, but it also leads to comfort in many cases. And so as organizations think about teaching those next level leaders, just this whole philosophy and the movement of being a founder become all the more important.” When we think of entrepreneurship we easily veer to start-ups and Silicon Valley. But what about the entrepreneurs and founders who have...

Duration:00:32:07

Sell From Love

8/23/2021
Finka Jerkovic joins us to share how to align our purpose, our client and our offer – authentically. She created the Sell From Love framework to offer heart-centered entrepreneurs an alternative to the aggressive, traditional sales processes. Even more importantly, Finka’s method addresses the reason entrepreneurs hate doing sales -- their own fear. Fear of failure, fear of rejection, and fear of being seen. Finka is an author, international speaker, workshop leader and coach. She brings...

Duration:00:47:30

Freedom Through Financial Fitness

8/19/2021
“It's not your fault if you don't know, because a lot of times I'm seeing people who are embarrassed or ashamed that they don't know about the business finances. But where would you have learned if you went to school beyond high school? You probably were studying your craft and you're a passionate and excellent and whatever your business is in so high school didn't teach you and certainly your program probably didn't teach you.” Discover how financial fitness is a journey and a spectrum,...

Duration:00:36:41

The Future of Branding

8/15/2021
“So identity build branding really just changes the perception of how to take on the work that is needed.” Julius Geis joins the podcast to explain a new branding methodology: Identity Built Branding. Julius is a German Branding Expert with over 16 years of professional experience. He currently lives in Hawaii, where he found his personal and professional reinvention. Throughout his career, Julius has worked with important companies, such as Microsoft and Sony Music, among others. His...

Duration:00:30:36