Archive for the Business Growth Cafe Category

Sales training gets the sales organization working from the same playbook

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , on May 14, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Today at the Café I’m excited to have Scott Bailey, a seasoned of Sandler Certified Trainer in the Western Region with over 24 years of service to discuss how sales training gets the sales organization working from the same playbook… using the same communications system to drive business growth.

The importance of planning for post-covid business growth

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on May 12, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Marcia Riner, CEO of Bella Financial and fellow podcaster and host of Profit with a Plan joins me at the Cafe to discuss why businesses need to gain clarity, control, and confidence in order to make the best financial and marketing decisions to compete in the post-COVID world.

It’s Cinco de Mayo today! Time for celebrating…with IZO Joven hand-crafted Mezcal!

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on May 5, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Today at the Café I’m talking with Gaston Martinez, a native of Mexico and founder of IZO Agave Spirits. IZO is a premium, handcrafted all-natural Mezcal distilled based on centuries of distilling tradition. Join us as we discuss taking a passion from field to bottle.

Who doesn’t like Peanut Butter and Jelly?

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , , on April 28, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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As a serial entrepreneur, this is not Clara’s first venture. Inspired by travel and international tastes, Clara Paye, CEO of Unite, talks about her global-inspired brand and her journey to bring her new tasty protein bars to market.  The roll-out of Unite includes fan favorites…PB & Jelly; Mexican Hot Chocolate and Churro.

Real Talk with Industry Leaders on Surviving the Crisis – Part 2

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on April 23, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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In  Part 2, I continue the conversation with 3 new business leaders from different industries to gain their perspective on how they and others are surviving and preparing for tomorrow. 

In Part 2, interviews include: 

  • Lia Holmes – HR Professional
  • Karen Gee-McAuley – PR Professional servicing consumer clients including travel and leisure
  • Josh Walters – Talent optimization and executive search

Real Talk with Industry Leaders on Surviving the Crisis – Part 1

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on April 21, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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To better understand what is happening to business owners in real-time, I conducted interviews with six different business leaders from six different industries.  The goal was to gain insights for listeners, to help better understand how others are coping with the new normal.

In Part 1, interviews include: 

  • Richard Montellano – Supply Chain Consultant
  • Dean Soll – Manufacturer of Insulated Metal Panels for refrigerated products
  • Chris Kramer – M&A and ESOP programs

 

Connecting with remote employees during this crisis and leadership’s responsibility

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on April 14, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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We are in unprecedented times as a result of the Coronavirus.  Offices and businesses are closed, and employees are now working from home.  For many, this is a new experience.  And, for many business leaders, this is a new experience as well.

Today at the Café, I’m going speaking with Kimberly Layne, CEO, and founder of The Kimberly Connection Company, about improving broken cultures through connected leadership.  And, how a leader needs to engage with their remote employees during this crisis.

 

Protect yourself and your team from making dangerous judgment errors, especially in today’s business climate

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on April 8, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Business leaders are navigating unchartered waters in today’s business climate and making decisions that can have a lasting impact on their business. Stop by the Business Growth Cafe to hear insights from my guest, Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Disaster Avoidance Expert as we discuss making rational, well-thought-out decisions vs gut decisions based instincts.  Protect yourself and your team from dangerous judgment errors known as cognitive biases to develop the wisest and most profitable decision-making strategies for today and tomorrow.

NAVIGATE TODAY’S BUSINESS CLIMATE FOR TOMORROW’S SUCCESS

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , on April 4, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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How to Navigate Today while Planning for Tomorrow is on everyone’s mind, especially business leaders. Listen in as me, Angelo Ponzi, Fractional CMO, Rich Cocuzzo, Fractional Revenue Officer and JJ Richa, Fractional Operations Officer discuss critical elements to surviving and thriving in these uncertain times.

We three, make up the leadership of a collective of C-Suite executives called, P4 Collective. Listen as we discuss a holistic approach to address the issues and challenges facing businesses as a result of the actions taken to mitigate the Corona Virus.

Join us on April 7th, 12 – 1 PM for a webinar dedicated to this topic.  Visit https://meetinglab.zoho.com/meeting/register?sessionId=1080300517 to register

Tips for Working At Home

Posted in Business Growth Cafe on March 24, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Sending workers home or laying them off as a result of the Corona Virus is having a massive impact on businesses and their workers.  Many of them have never had to work from home before or use video conferencing technology.  Or, for many, they now find themselves searching for a new job when jobs are currently scarce.  Today on the show, I’ll share some tips and tricks to help you stay focused and productive, while you are home and most likely so is your entire family.  Lots of distractions.  Lots of challenges.  Join me at the Cafe as I share my experiences and recommendations.