Archive for Human Resources

Increasing Profit Margins with Operational Efficiencies

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on September 3, 2021 by OC Talk Radio

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Joining me at the Business Growth Cafe is Jeff Brown, Founder, and President of Brown and Associates, specializing in improving large-scale systems to develop and adopt a culture that eliminates waste and improves operational effectiveness. With 25 years of experience creating, building, and growing successful companies, Jeff has a unique ability to identify even the slightest improvements in operations and processes that yield dramatic results. A true entrepreneur with a passion and energy for driving results while maintaining fiscal responsibility, Jeff is uniquely able to recruit and hire only the best talent to build winning teams of sales and operational staff successfully.

Learn more about Brown and Associates at: https://www.jsbnetwork.com/

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Managing Payroll, what a pain in the (Fill in the blank)!

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , on April 30, 2021 by OC Talk Radio

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If you own or manage a business and have employees, you know what a pain in the “ass” payroll can be.  It’s not just about cutting the paychecks, it’s about making sure you’re dealing with the taxes, timekeeping, making sure breaks are being taken and everything is being documented.

Today, I have Debbie Biscotti, Senior Product Advisor of Heartland to talk payroll, time tracking, onboarding, Work Opportunity Tax Credits, and much much more.

Are you or your employees burned out?

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on January 26, 2021 by OC Talk Radio

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Employee burnout cases have increased to the point where the World Health Organization has officially recognized it as an occupational phenomenon.  In fact, the WHO has included it in the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases. 

Dr. Sharon Grossman, author of the 7E Solution to Burnout to discusses the root causes of burnout, actions you can take to help reduce your stress, and her new book.

What are you grateful for in these troubling times?

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , , on December 18, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Most, if not all, people can’t wait for 2020 to be over.

We all know someone who has been hurt by this pandemic and has gotten COVID-19.

Lost jobs and income, feeling isolated and disconnected, loneliness, and frankly, you just want to hug someone.

But in all of this darkness, there is light. We all want and need to heal!

Today, in this podcast, we explore the power of positivity. To find light in the darkness we ask that you dig deep to find something that you are grateful for and seek words of inspiration for the world for the coming year.

To help us do that, I’ve invited my friend Leilani Quiray to co-host this inspirational episode, along with a variety of people to share their stories of positivity.

Please join us for this unique 2020, hour-long Business Growth Cafe podcast event to help you heal and lift your spirits.

Special Guests: Charles Antis, Chase Boehringer, Wei Houng, Ric Franzi, Joe Martin and Dawn Reese.

 

A Life in Black and White – Challenges the Black Community Face in the Workplace

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , , on November 10, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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Paul Mitchell, who has been telling his story of  A Life in Black and White: How to Authentically Discuss Race in Business joins me at the Business Growth Cafe.  This is an important discussion!

Because of his life experiences, he is uniquely positioned to provide information and understanding to people of power, primarily White people, to help support better communication and engagement with their employees, families, and expand opportunities to show empathy and compassion to the Black community.

His goal is to help provide information to those who authentically want to learn more about the challenges the black community faces in the workplace and how we can develop a true partnership through genuine understanding and knowledge, to help make our workplaces more collaborative and productive. This is a key time for business leaders to educate themselves on how to have these meaningful conversations with their employees of all races. 

The human and business implications of mental health issues in the workplace

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on September 25, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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We are experiencing a significant worldwide health crisis, the coronavirus which has killed over 200,000 people in the US at the time of this recording.  We now wear masks to protect ourselves from this virus, work at home, not socializing, and living more in isolation than ever before.

This takes a toll, even on the healthiest individuals.  But, it’s not just the current state we are in that is impacting mental health.  It existed long before the pandemic and will exit after.

Today a please to have Sally Spencer-Thomas here with us to discuss mental health in the workplace and home.  This is a timely topic as September is also Suicide Prevention Month.

Sally is a Psychologist and International Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Impact Entrepreneur and Keynote Speaker.

 

To learn more, visit https://www.sallyspencerthomas.com/

How you and your business can benefit from the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS)?

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on February 20, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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What is EOS is all about?  Join me and my guest, Chris Duncan, serial entrepreneur and now an EOS Implementer, explore EOS and the benefits of the program to help leadership teams Clarify, Simplify, and Achieve their vision using the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS).

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The Business of Marketing Fractional CxO’s in the Gig Exonomy

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , on February 6, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

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It is increasingly common for companies of all sizes to hire a fractional CEO, CFO, CMO or other business leaders. When you hire a fractional executive, you get 100% of their know-how, their experience and network from day one, the benefits of full of a seasoned CxO for a fraction of the cost.  Matt Spooner, GigX’s Fractional Chief Business Development Officer joins me at the Cafe to discuss the benefits of using fractional executives and GigX’s journey from inception to revenue generation.

Using benefits to strategically attract and retain employees.

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , on December 22, 2019 by OC Talk Radio

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Managing administrative needs such as health benefits, payroll, and workers’ compensation can impact business owners focus on running their business and addressing more strategic issues. Join me and my guest Brandon Carl, VP Sales with Engage PEO as we explore the world of HR, employee benefits and trends facing businesses in 2020.  No two benefits are alike, so don’t think of them as a one-size-fits-all approach to developing your offering.

How will the California Independent Contractor Law (AB-5) impact your business?

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on December 14, 2019 by OC Talk Radio

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HR expert LeiLani E. Quiray, SPHR and the legal team of Ford & Diulio, Brendan Ford and Kristopher Diulio, answer questions and call-ins from those it might impact the most. Join me, Angelo Ponzi, at the Business Growth Cafe to hear a breakdown of the new law and guidance on how to navigate it to protect your business.