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Local business personalities on their successes, strengths, and perseverance in the marketplace to empower, inform and encourage the 80% of American micro to small businesses that tend to be family owned of 9 employees or less. Shows cover topics on business coaching, networking, health and fitness, criminal justice, cyber security, money, and veteran spotlights. ... Show More

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Meet Jan Murfield, President of Greater Dallas Junior Achievement, talking about this valuable youth program with Seated2Serve Host Jeff Bickerstaff. Founded 65 years ago, Junior Achievement has always been focused on work careers and entrepreneurs. Today the mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in the global economy is still core, teaching age appropriate hands-on financial literacy and business concepts as ea... Read more

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In this episode of Power Group Networking Host Rick Rawson talks with fitness expert Monica Steiner about supporting the local business community. 3X concurrent World Champion Bodybuilder, Ms. Natural Olympia, and wife of a local Allen chiropractor, Monica Steiner is also  a member of Rick's successful Power Groups

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In this episode of OffBeat Business TV, Host Susan Hamilton talks with local DFW personal injury attorneys Tamara Brock and Stephen Goetzmann. Brock & Goetzmann have been instrumental in fighting for people who have suffered through medical device injury, medical malpractice, school shootings and avoidable inmate deaths - and more. At a time in history when the local family business is experiencing these events more frequent... Read more

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In this episode of Seated2Serve, Host Jeff Bickerstaff talks with Wendy Stewart, VP of Account Management with Databank Ltd. in Dallas, TX. Most companies don't have IT staff, so it's important to know and meet governance and compliance issues in a responsible way. Databank has people in place to support and guide local businesses across Dallas and nationally from compliance, to protections, to data center back up, to re... Read more

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In this episode of OffBeat Business TV Host Susan Hamilton talks with The Security Expert, Rod Rodriguez, from PRIDE Security in Frisco, TX. Right behind the mass casualty events in El Paso and Dayton, OH, this conversation is timely and proactive.

Rod is talking about creating a 'blueprint' for the spaces we occupy every day. In the workplace, it starts at the hiring level. Staying close to your employees and maki... Read more

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Host Stephanie Chavez talks with Costas Varkarotas about his role in creative design, especially the experiential marketing side of the trade show industry business. People would rather spend money on experiences than things. On the trade show floor, the experiential approach is here to stay and continuing to evolve. Live interac... Read more

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In this episode of Tricks of the Trade, Host Stephanie Chavez talks with The Trade Group's I&D Traveling Supervisor, Robert Lassiter. I&D, or Installation & Dismantle, keeps event exhibitors from doing the heavy lifting, so they can focus on the ROI they came for! The Trade Group is an internationally know... Read more

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In this episode of Power Group Networking Podcast with Rick Rawson, Rick interviews OffBeat Business Media's CEO Susan Hamilton about his new podcasting approach to the marketplace. Podcast guest spots and advertising offer local communities new ways to get their brand in front of others. 

Most will agree that marketplace education is a str... Read more

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Host Rick Rawson of Expanse LLC talks with Ayisha Otera, owner of Healthy Vibez Nutrition about her Allen, TX location. Her approach to customers keeps them coming back!

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In this episode of Seated2Serve, Regional Director Mindy Willis with Civitas Senior Living talks with Host Jeff Bickerstaff about how senior and assisted living has improved over the years. While adult children of seniors are most likely to be searching for assisted living options, senior living is quite different. Seniors ready to enjoy the benefits of socialization, exercise, and entertainment can do so without the burdens of ... Read more

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Senior Sales Consultant and 18-year trade show veteran, Robin Dean, talks with host Stephanie Chavez about the benefits of an Exhibit Management Program. 

Keep trade show exhibition dependable time after time. Attention-grabbing productions have more going on behind the scenes than you might imagine.

Event exhibition makes you a strong contender in the marketplace, but it's more than just showing up. Don't le... Read more

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In this episode of Tricks of the Trade, Host Stephanie Chavez talks with The Trade Group Co-owner and EVP of Sales, Malcolm Gilvar, on how to train booth reps for maximum event sales. Malcolm has been in the exhibition industry for 35 years. The Trade Group takes training seriously, both internally and through booth staff training offered to their clients. 

80% of attendees say the reason they remember you is the staff at ... Read more

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July 15, 2019 29 min

In this episode of Seated2Serve, Dr. Bryan McElderry  talks with Host Jeff Bickerstaff about the easy setbacks we face when we decide on a health journey.  Change is difficult, but shifting IS possible when we change the way we think about our health.

Are we stressed out? Are paying attention to the way we think? Bryan helps us look at how digestive issues that impact our health are connected to our thought life. Discover ... Read more

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Meet Parimala Deshpande, inspirational host of the wildly popular Hustle Girl Podcast on Tejas-Media. Host Susan Hamilton talks with Parimala about her focus and heart to help legal immigrants find meaningful work - even entrepreneurship! It's not easy to become an American citizen, but when you follow your heart and determine to find your way, Parimala is living proof everyone can have the life they desire.

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In this episode of The OffBeat Business Show, American Business Women's Association District 2 Vice President Rebecca Dollinger sits down with Host Susan Hamilton to promote the July 20 Emergent Leaders Conference in DFW.  District 2 is one of 6 national districts, covering Texas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana to support working women whether or not they own their own business. Rebecca shares her vision for ... Read more

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In this episode of Seated2Serve, host Jeff Bickerstaff talks with John Bacon, owner of local DFW Bacon Roofing, about the roofer-insurance relationship on behalf of homeowners.  In the roofing business there are widely held misunderstandings about how to get a great deal on a roof repair or replacement.  Most homeowners have a difficult time telling the real thing from a fraud, especially when it looks like they can whittle the ... Read more

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Host Stephanie Chavez talks with Claire Phillips, 10-year veteran at The Trade Group, about the best way create an exhibit experience - purchase versus rental? Many businesses don't realize they have options other than custom design. Now, custom-looking rentals are quite possible when you're out to scale for growth.

Depending on what your annual agenda includes, it's important to know you can include a mix of c... Read more

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In this episode of The OffBeat Business Show, host Susan Hamilton talks with business leader Evan Sanchez, founder of Springboard Consulting. Evan has worked nationally to increase sales in corporate arenas. Now, he's bringing his insight to the local DFW markets to improve communication and processes - and ultimately the revenues - for larger impact in his community.

Like most of us growing a family and working indepe... Read more

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In this episode of Tricks of the Trade, meet your host Stephanie Chavez, and discover how to have an awesome event, EVERY time! Stephanie talks with Sr. Sales Consultant, Austin Montgomery about his experiences working to accommodate their client base over the last 10 + years.

When it comes to event marketing, it's important to consider the long game. It makes practical sense to plan your exhibit strategy for multi... Read more

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In this episode of The OffBeat Business Show, Lindsay Huffman talks with Susan Hamilton about how companies use escape rooms for team building. A team that trusts each other and works seamlessly together isn't an accident. Many large corporations have exercises that help their different departments work better together. Discover how they solve issues the staff may be completely unaware of!

Lindsay takes the lid off the... Read more

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