Archive for Business Growth

Where you born a great leader or have you evolved into one?

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , , on June 2, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Leadership comes in all shapes, sizes, and levels of experience.  I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, he/she is a born leader.  But I’m not sure anyone is really born a great leader.  Given today’s challenges in the business world; however, leadership is even more important than ever.

Adam Mendler, CEO, of Veloz Group joins me at the Business Growth Cafe.  Adam is a serial entrepreneur, motivational speaker, author, and today, my guest, to explore the importance of leadership, as well as advice for entrepreneurs about improving their leadership skills.

Strategies for buying or selling a business in a post-pandemic world.

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on May 26, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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At the Café, I’m joined by Carl Allen, founder of Dealmaker Wealth Society, a world-class entrepreneur, investor and corporate dealmaker who has worked on more than 330 transactions worth close to $48 billion to discuss post-pandemic strategies and buying or selling a business.

Skateboarding legend Per Welinder talks about his journey from skateboarder to VC

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , , on May 19, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Per Welinder, freestyle skateboard legend, actor (you can find him in Back to the Future), serial entrepreneur and founder of iconic skateboard brands such as Birdhouse, and now Venture Capitalist and co-founder of WelinderShi Capital to talk about his journey and his focus on helping young active lifestyle and consumer-facing brands turn into successful iconic brands.

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