★ PRACTICAL ★ TIMELESS ★ NO NONSENSE ★ Discover the business issues hiding in plain view that matter to your bottom line. Created for smart business owners, executives, managers, and entrepreneurs who want to increase their business leadership effectiveness and side-step the School of Hard Knocks. Each Thursday you’ll hear top-line insights, tools and straight talk from experts, authors and change makers who share their secrets for more success on a wide range of business topics. These are the trusted advisors, the ones Big Business pay big bucks for, who are quietly igniting change behind closed doors and transforming businesses around world. And now, you can join those conversations too by simply tuning in. It’s easy. Our topics vary from week to week because business is multi-faceted and the higher you climb in your organization the more information you need to effectively lead your company and keep all of its moving parts aligned and moving forward. We talk about everything from leadership and people management, to sales, marketing, and finance, corporate governance and risk management. Why? Because business has lots of nooks and crannies. It’s impossible to be good at everything or know everything. Your expertise makes you a valuable contributor early in your career; but as your management and leadership responsibilities grow, so too does the need to expand your knowledge base because it’s essential to keep your finger on the pulse of your business and be able to ask the right questions to get the information you need to make informed decisions, as well as recruit the right talent. We even talk about how to manage stress and keep your head from exploding because, let’s be real, things pile up sometimes and it’s tough to juggle everything. It’s OK – you’re not alone – it’s a big club, one that you can join for free by listening to Business Confidential Now, one where you’ll be able to access resource packed information on every single episode page at https://BusinessConfidentialRadio.com. The show was created by Hanna Hasl-Kelchner, founder of Business M.O. and the Legal Leverage Academy, several years ago because business comes at you fast and no one can afford to get blind-sided. Especially by something you didn’t know, but somehow SHOULD know in your role as a business leader and key decision maker. Look - It’s not your fault, even if you have one of those fancy Ivy League MBAs, it’s impossible to have all the answers. Hanna knows this to be true as a matter of fact because she HAS one of those fancy MBAs and even taught in a few top tier MBA programs. She’s also been a practicing business attorney who has seen first-hand what happens when things go south. That’s why she created this podcast. Hanna knows how to ask the questions that get the answers YOU need to succeed. She’s been a trusted advisor, who for more than 35 years has helped influential business leaders and decision makers ranging from start-ups to the S&P 500 to the White House. Hanna has also seen how what you don’t know in business really can hurt you and bite you in the assets. The show typically runs approximately 25 – 35 minutes and releases a new episode every Thursday. It’s usually an interview show; but, once in a while Hanna will put on her lawyer hat and feature some no-nonsense legal information. Join Hanna and start listening to Business Confidential Now today. The more you dive into our rich archive of past episodes, follow and subscribe to Business Confidential Now, the more you’ll be able to grow and protect your business NOW. Listen on any app that supports podcasts, and visit https://BusinessConfidentialRadio.com. Please remember to tell all your business friends about the show and leave a positive comment.
Everyone has encountered the elephant in the room, that obvious problem or risk that nobody wants to talk about. It creates awkward situations and sometimes paralysis. Join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she welcomes communications expert Diane A. Ross, who has a solution for how to conquer the beast and restore harmony and productivity to your business.WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER ABOUT THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM:
· The most important que...
Email and the need for speed in business is a challenge we all face. It’s also what makes the convenience of electronic gadgets so seductive and alluring. But email convenience has a dark side. Join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she sheds light on that dark side and the unwanted legal liability that goes with it.
WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER ABOUT EMAIL BLIND SPOTS:
● How one sneaky email blind spot creates 5 different legal landmines. ...
Effective listening is challenging. Have you ever been introduced to someone at work only to forget their name 10 seconds later? Join the club.
Also join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she welcomes listening expert and author of LISTEN UP SECOND EDITION Dr. Kittie Watson who says the same thing happens with all kinds of other business information and it’s costing your company more than you know.
WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER ABOUT EFFECTIV...
A super connector always seems to know all the right people. What's their secret sauce? Join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she welcomes networking expert, Joyce Layman, author of Your Connecting Advantage to Business Confidential Now.WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER ABOUT A SUPER CONNECTOR:
• How a super connector leverages the art of business connecting.
• How connecting differs from networking.
• The biggest obstacle business professio...
Want to know how to REALLY connect with buyers and thrive in today’s marketplace? Join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she welcomes sales expert and author Deb Calvert, who says, "stop selling.” Is that crazy or what?
WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER ABOUT HOW TO CONNECT WITH BUYERS:
● 3 powerful ways to build trust and connect with buyers.
● How to find out what really matters to buyers.
● How asking salient questions creates customer val...
Creating a memorable marketing message that sets your business
apart from the competition can be serious challenge for many small and mid-size
businesses. It’s easy to bounce from one “marketing idea of the week” to the
next with little to show for your efforts except frustration.
Join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she welcomes Duct Tape Marketing
guru, John Jantsch, who has a better solution and a proven system to build
demand for your p...
Do you have some start up business ideas? Can entrepreneurship be your ticket to fame and fortune? It worked for Mark Zuckerberg. Why not you? If the thought of starting your own business has ever crossed your mind, you’ve got startup fever. Join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she welcomes Professor Ted Zoller. He has a prescription for how to achieve more entrepreneurial success and tips for how to separate the start up business idea...
Their business startup turned trash into treasure, by “up-cycling”
architectural salvage. They were saving America’s past for America’s future.
And as their business grew it also turned into a hit reality show on the DIY
Network called "Salvage Dawgs." Join host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner as she
welcomes Black Dog Salvage founders Mike Whiteside and Robert Kulp to talk
about how they built their incredible business.WHAT YOU'LL DIS...
Is excellent customer service dead?
If you’ve ever been on hold for what feels like forever getting menu to death by dumb artificial intelligence or struggled to reach a knowledgeable person who actually answers the phone, can speak your language, pay attention to details, you might definitely think customer service is dead.
But today’s guest, Mitche Graf, helps you discover how to deliver six-star service i...
How do you successfully market on TikTok, the new, fastest growing social media platform when you don’t really know anything about it.
Today’s guest, Austin Armstrong has the answers and gives you a front row seat.What You’ll Discover About How to Successfully Market on TikTok (highlights & transcript):
* Where the opportunities to successfully market on TikTok...
Humility is not a word we typically associate with alpha business leaders. Yet one survey published in the Journal of Management found that humble leaders had higher-performing teams, better collaboration and more flexibility.
Today’s guest, Warren Rustand, explains how humility is NOT a weakness but rather the most important quality of outstanding leaders.What You’ll Discover About Humility (highlights & transcript):
Employee career advancement is typically thought of a climbing the ladder of success with one promotion after another. But Julie Winkle Giulioni says they’re SO yesterday and offer fresh perspectives on employee career advancement to help your business win the war for talent.What You’ll Discover About Employee Career Development (highlights & transcript):
* How ...
Creating passive income streams for busy entrepreneurs might sound like one more thing on a business owner’s already long to-do list.
But in today’s interview, you’ll discover how passive income streams are actually an excellent way to grow your business faster.What You’ll Discover About Passive Income Streams for Busy Entrepreneurs (highlights & transcript):
Branding brilliantly, like a rock star, might sound like something that’s out of reach for a small or mid-size business. But today’s guest says it’s not. When we come back, discover how you can message your business in a way that is both fresh and unique.What You’ll Discover About Branding Brilliantly (highlights & transcript):
* The difference between branding, market...
Is self-awareness really necessary for business leaders? I mean, seriously, they’re large and in charge . . . isn’t that enough?
Self-awareness sounds like we need to break out the crystals and candles – right. Well, in this interview Prof. Sim Sitkin shares some eye-opening research that explodes those assumptions. Buckle your seatbelt!
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M&A, mergers and acquisitions, can be a terrific way to increase the value of your business and accelerate growth.
But there’s always a lot on the line when you do that and it can be an emotional rollercoaster.
Fortunately, today’s guest is an M&A expert who will explain what to expect when you’re expecting to do a merger or acquisition so you can enter the process with more confidence.What Y...
Can you really increase revenue without selling more? How cool would that be? Right?
Today’s guest, Ken Wentworth, also known as Mr. Biz, says yes you can. Listen now to find out what the secret is.What You’ll Discover About How to Increase Revenue (highlights & transcript):
* How to eliminate the “silent business killer” to increase revenue
* Myth of the Loss Leader as a ...
Are you unsure of how to read nonverbal body language at work? Could you be missing out on subtle clues about what someone is really thinking?
Imagine how valuable it would be if you were better at decoding those signals? It could help you be a more effective leader, negotiator, or team player.
It’s powerful indeed, my friends. Today’s guest, Martin Brooks, creator of the Body Language Decoder, will give u...
Emotional intelligence is rarely discussed in the classroom and that’s why today’s guest says traditional education has failed entrepreneurs.
She’s Elizabeth Miner and through her research she’s discovered distinct patterns when comparing the success and failure of business owners that boil down to emotional intelligence.
What exactly is “it”? Why is it so pivotal? And what does it mean for your business?
Could you be accidently self-sabotaging your success? At work? In your business?
My next guest, Sarah Peyton says yes. We make unconscious contracts with ourselves to protect ourselves from trauma and interpersonal hurt. In the process, we engage in harmful behaviors like self-criticism and procrastination that self-sabotage our ability to be more successful. Listen now to discover how it happens and what we can do ab...
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