Child Care Genius Podcast

Child Care Genius Podcast

Learn how to become a smarter child care leader by listening to the Child Care Genius Podcast. Podcast hosts Brian and Carol Duprey have over 25 years of experience in opening and operating 10 child care centers in central Maine. They are both Certified Child Care Coaches, Best-Selling Authors, and have helped thousands of child care owners, directors, and teachers grow their child care businesses. Formerly the Child Care Millionaire Podcast, the Child Care Genius Podcast interviews the brightest minds in the child care industry, to help guide you into making smarter business decisions. The podcast will feature topics focused on increasing center profitability, expansion, employee hiring and retention, cultivating an amazing mindset, and how to retire wealthy, leaving a legacy for future generations. Child Care Genius is the world's #1 community for brilliant child care leaders.

Episodes

February 27, 2024 24 mins

Have you ever wondered what it takes to build a thriving child care business that stands the test of time? Then be sure to listen to Episode 81 of the Child Care Genius podcast, as we wrap out Black History Month with Frederick and Michelle Wright, a powerhouse couple who have been in the child care business for almost 30 years and are two of our esteemed coaching clients.

Tune in as we explore Frederick a...

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Welcome to Episode 80 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! Carol and I are thrilled to bring you another inspiring episode. This month, in honor of Black History Month, we're shining a spotlight on extraordinary African American child care owners who are making waves in the industry. And today, we have a real treat for you as we introduce Jeff and Tina Banks, a dynamic couple from sunny Statesboro, Georgia.

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Get ready to immerse yourself in another compelling episode of the Child Care Genius Podcast! In episode 79, Carol and I are honored to continue our Black History Month edition by featuring Cleveland and Monica Howard, the visionary minds behind the Sunshine Schools of North Carolina. Throughout February, we're shining a spotlight on four African American owners who have made history in their markets and are doing incr...

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Episode 78 of the Child Care Genius podcast is here, and I'm flying solo for this special Black History Month edition. Throughout February we're highlighting four African American owners that have made history in their markets and are doing incredible things. Today, join me as we sit down with the dynamic duo, William and Vaudrien Ray, owners of Ruby's Academy in South Carolina. 

In this episode, we explor...

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Welcome to a transformative episode of the Child Care Genius podcast! In this edition, Sindye Alexander steps in for Brian and Carol, who are currently living their best genius life in their “Southern office” in the Caribbean. They work hard to play harder, exemplifying what Child Care Genius is all about—having processes and a leadership team in place so you can step away, knowing your business functions smoothly.

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Welcome to episode 76 of the Child Care Genius podcast, hosted by yours truly, Sindye Alexander. Today, I have the pleasure of steering the ship while Brian and Carol are living their best genius life on a Caribbean break. Joining me is the wonderful Elissa Woodle, a dedicated child care business owner and one of our esteemed CCGU coaches. Together, we dive into Elissa's journey, insights, and the ever-evolving landsca...

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Welcome to Episode 75 of the Child Care Genius podcast! In today's discussion, we're thrilled to have Christine McNally, a seasoned child care veteran and multi-center owner from Reno, Nevada, sharing her journey. 

Ever wondered about transitioning from an in-home daycare provider to a multi-site owner and what it takes? Christine's got the insights you've been curious about, drawing from her experience th...

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We welcome you to episode 74 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where we're diving into a brand-new year and its unique challenges. Today, we're joined by Lisa Giancarli, a seasoned child care business owner from central New Jersey and CCGU Professor, offering a fascinating glimpse into her journey within the industry.

In this episode, Carol and I find ourselves recording in an unusual setting, dealing with...

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Happy New Year! Welcome to Episode 73 of the Child Care Genius Podcast, where Carol and I, are diving headfirst into the boundless opportunities of 2024. This time of year is special for us as we take the time to write down our resolutions and sketch out our business goals for the year ahead.

In today's episode, amidst the exhilarating start to the year, we share a story of resilience—a recent challenge wh...

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Welcome to episode 72 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! On the podcast today, Carol and I are thrilled to have Michael Braswell as our guest. Michael is a child care center owner in the San Antonio, Texas area.

Now, Michael's not just any guest; he's recently landed a fantastic role at Child Care Genius University as the VP of Business Development and Coaching.  We've known each other for years, connected ...

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Welcome to episode 71 of the Child Care Genius podcast! I’m flying solo today. It's almost the end of 2023, which is a perfect time to review how things went with your business this year.

In the podcast, I’m diving into an essential topic for child care business owners – the end-of-year wrap-up. I encourage you to reflect on your 2023 journey – the wins, turnovers, and those lessons learned. I also strongl...

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Have you ever entertained the idea of working with a family member in your child care business but are uncertain how it would work out? Join us today for episode 70 of the Child Care Genius podcast! We've got a dynamic duo on the show—Andrea Wortman and Kate Fifield. They are a mother-daughter team but they make sure to keep their relationship strictly professional at work.

These two powerhouses run an incredible child care program...

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Welcome to the Child Care Genius podcast episode 69! As we approach the end of 2023, it's the perfect time to dive into the world of taxes with Darren Hall, our trusted CPA and tax expert. Get ready for an insightful session that may have you rethinking your tax strategies for 2024.

Darren brings his wealth of wisdom to the table, offering clever advice for optimizing your taxes in the upcoming year. Curio...

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Welcome to episode 68 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! We're excited to share some fantastic news! Tickets for the upcoming Child Care Genius Live Conference in Las Vegas from April 14th-16th, 2024 are now available at a special Black Friday rate. But hurry, this offer won't last long—visit childcaregenius.com for more details!

This month, our podcast is highlighting a special series focusing on men in ch...

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Have you ever been curious about launching a franchised child care center and how it differs from creating a business from scratch? If so, you’ll definitely want to tune in to today's podcast! We're thrilled to introduce you to Michael Smith, the owner of Kids R Kids Prairie Hills in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As part of our men in child care month series, we're shining a spotlight on dedicated men like Michael who are...

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Welcome to the Child Care Genius Podcast 66, where this month we are spotlighting men in the child care industry. In this episode, we had the pleasure of chatting with Jagadeesh Putchala, the owner of Children's Lighthouse of Chantilly, located in scenic Loudoun County, Virginia. Tune in as Jagadeesh shares his journey into the child care business, a path less traveled by men in the industry.

With a passio...

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Welcome to episode 65 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! This month we are spotlighting men in child care. Today, we're thrilled to introduce Darren Jones, a remarkable child care owner with a unique perspective. Darren's venture in the child care business is not only inspiring but also groundbreaking, as he navigates the field as a male owner, defying traditional gender norms.

Darren's story is a testament...

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Welcome to episode 64 of the Child Care Genius Podcast! We're thrilled to be back on the podcast together, especially since Carol and I have something incredibly exciting to share! Picture this: the sun-kissed vibes of Las Vegas, a group of passionate child care professionals, and an event that's set to change the game in our industry.

In this episode, I'm giving you an exclusive sneak peek into what await...

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Hello, Child Care Genius community! Join me on Episode 63 of the Child Care Genius podcast; coming to you with a topic that's near and dear to my heart – time management and delegation. Today, I’m flying solo while Carol is out of town. 

In this episode, we’ll dive into the intricate world of time management, a struggle faced by child care owners and directors everywhere. One of the crucial aspects I discu...

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Welcome to Episode 62 of the Child Care Genius Podcast!  I’m flying solo today as Carol takes a break. In this episode, I take a deep dive into the future, sharing my 2024 predictions on the economic landscape for child care businesses. As professional child care owners, it's crucial to stay ahead of the curve, and I'm here to provide insights and strategies to help you navigate the upcoming challenges with a positive ...

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