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Location:

Tempe, AZ

Description:

The Second Stage serves as an entrepreneurial forum to exchange ideas and best practices amongst peers. While each business is unique, most companies face the same obstacles on their path to success.

Language:

English

Contact:

3333 Richmond Road, Suite 480 Cleveland, OH 44122 216-593-0402


Episodes

2016 Year in Review Special Edition: Part 2

12/19/2016
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With 2016 winding down, we feel it’s a great time for small business owners to reflect on their successes and failures (or better stated, growth opportunities) in the past year, and then begin developing new strategies that build on these experiences in the year to come.

Duration: 00:54:27


2016 Year in Review Special Edition: Part 1

12/12/2016
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With 2016 winding down, we feel it’s a great time for small business owners to reflect on their successes and failures (or better stated, growth opportunities) in the past year, and then begin developing new strategies that build on these experiences in the year to come.

Duration: 00:57:43


Encore: Is Investment Crowdfunding a Viable Option for My Business?

12/5/2016
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On today’s episode of The Second Stage we welcome Bill Hubbard, Owner and Founder of Hubbard Business Counsel, to shed light on the newest of the crowdfunding options for both business owners and investors, Reg CF or Title III.

Duration: 00:54:55


Encore: From Entrepreneur to Investor

11/28/2016
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We are thrilled to welcome Joan Crain, Global Family Wealth Strategist, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, this week to The Second Stage. Joan works closely with wealthy families and their advisors to provide comprehensive and customized wealth planning solutions.

Duration: 00:55:05


Encore: How financially capable are your employees?

11/14/2016
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We talk often about the importance of great financial metrics and reporting as you establish and grow your organization.

Duration: 00:56:50


Encore: Conquer Complexity in Your Business: Scale is Possible

11/7/2016
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At a certain point in the lifecycle of every business, there comes an awkward phase of organizational development where the complexity of a business is overcoming its team’s capabilities as leaders and the systems they created.

Duration: 00:54:40


Encore: Employee Onboarding Best Practices

10/31/2016
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As business owners grow their organizations, attracting AND retaining the right talent is crucial.

Duration: 00:57:35


Encore: Exit Your Business on Top

10/24/2016
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A journey every business owner MUST take, exiting your business can either be the most rewarding or the most deflating.

Duration: 00:55:53


Strategies for Small Businesses to Find the Best Capital Partner to Fuel Growth

10/17/2016
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Growing your small business is a challenge, no matter the size or industry, with many owners identifying access to capital as one of the biggest hurdles in achieving their goals.

Duration: 00:54:29


Privacy and Data Security: Is Your Business Prepared?

10/3/2016
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Kim Ferenchak, Practice Leader of Executive Risk at Oswald Companies, joins us on today’s episode of “The Second Stage” to discuss privacy and data security risks and how to ensure your business is prepared as well as protected.

Duration: 00:53:19


Encore: Create an Advisory Board of Innovators

9/19/2016
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An important element of a great business many overlook is assembling a diverse advisory board, committed to developing your organization and exchanging knowledge.

Duration: 00:55:38


The Power of Attentional Networking to Switch Relations to Revenue and Grow your Business

9/12/2016
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Can intentional and “attention”al networking have a meaningful impact on your business and life? Global Leading Authority on Networking and Relationship Capital, Itzik Amiel, joins us on The Second Stage to share how to utilize ATTENTION to not only find the RIGHT people to connect with, but how to create both exciting and authentic connections to grow your business.

Duration: 00:51:46


Encore: Make Your Management Meetings Meaningful

8/22/2016
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It’s your weekly management meeting and everyone is late, there is no agenda and mentally most in attendance are off somewhere

Duration: 00:56:45


Encore: Law 101 for Business Owners

8/15/2016
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Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur or new to business ownership, the law can be confusing when it comes to protecting

Duration: 00:55:12


Encore: Business Insurance Basics

8/1/2016
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Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur or starting a business for the first time, the world of insurance, including the terminology, can be overwhelming.

Duration: 00:57:27


Encore: The Impact of Sustained Growth on Business and the Economy

7/25/2016
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As demonstrated by the name of our show, Second Stage Companies are our passion. In broad terms, these are established businesses with typically 10-99 employees, a local or regional reputation, and most importantly, establishments consistently adding jobs.

Duration: 00:55:44


Open-Book Management in Action at West Paw Design

7/18/2016
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We are thrilled to welcome Spencer Williams, President and Owner of West Paw Design, a US manufacturer of eco-friendly pet toys and beds for cats and dogs, to The Second Stage.

Duration: 00:54:54


Encore: Create a 'Contagious Culture'

6/27/2016
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Introduced through the Small Giants Community, we are thrilled to welcome leadership advisor and strategist, Anese Cavanaugh, to The Second Stage.

Duration: 00:55:19


Encore: The Seven Simple Numbers for Business Success

6/13/2016
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Back by popular listener demand, we are thrilled to welcome back Greg Crabtree, financial expert and author of “Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!,” to The Second Stage.

Duration: 00:56:19


Conquer Complexity in Your Business: Scale is Possible

6/6/2016
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At a certain point in the lifecycle of every business, there comes an awkward phase of organizational development where the complexity of a business is overcoming its team’s capabilities as leaders and the systems they created.

Duration: 00:54:40

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