CY6 - Check Your Six

CY6 - Check Your Six

Small Business owners with a military background discuss the challenges of business ownership, transitions from active duty and taking your experience and training from the military into the civilian business world. Join your hosts Craig Leysen with Vets Growth and Tim Proctor with GRP Studios as they discuss and talk with other small business owners on a variety of topics.

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October 24, 2021 35 min

Episode 75 of the Check Your Six Podcast brought John Hughes into the GRP Studios all the way from Winter Haven to talk about the business of golf!! John is one of the top 25 instructors in the country according to Golf Tip Magazine and he has also had multiple club champions, NCAA Champions as well as mini-tour and PGA Tour winners as his students. John talked not only about how he got to where he is today, which includes providin...

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Bob Berry with Cruise Planners dropped by the GRP Studios for Episode 74 of the Check Your Six Podcast. Bob is another Seminole County Chamber member and the creator of your dream land or sea excursions. Bob talked about the personal love he and his wife have for cruising and how that led him to Cruise Planners after serving full time as a minister!! We did ask him if he ever used the "trust me, I'm a minister" line in ...

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Episode 73 of the Check Your Six - CY6 Podcast had Quanisha "Tina" Nugent stop by the GRP Studios and talk about her business S.I. Events & Programs. Quanisha is a Central Florida native and has worked with several non-profits and social impact groups in raising social awareness throughout the Central Florida area. We talked a lot about how her use of the social impact concept for businesses, helps them connect locally ...

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Retired Marine Major Barron Mills stopped by the GRP Studios for Episode 72 of the Check Your Six Podcast. Barron is the current Director of the Florida Association of Veteran Owned Businesses which is just one of the ways he helps give back to both veterans and small business. His involvement with local developmental councils and other non-profits along with his training and experience as an officer in the USMC has given him great...

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Episode 71 of the Check Your Six Podcast brought Sean Esler from The Esler Edge and Jerald Huff from My WebSite Spot back into the GRP Studios to talk about a variety of subjects. Both of us trust these two gentlemen and have been the recipient of their services so it was great to have both of them come back in and talk about some of the things that they specialize in for their respective businesses. From website development to sec...

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Nathalia Bailey dropped by GRP Studios for the 70th episode of the Check Your Six Podcast. Nathalia has created Nathalia Bailey Consulting and perhaps is somewhat different than other consultants that are in the business. The approach she takes to get to know her clients is a little bit unique in the time she takes with each one before she puts her plans into action. Lots of the typical questions about the client, their business, t...

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Episode 69 of the Check Your Six - CY6 brought Army veteran Matt Wood into the GRP Studios to talk about his company EmpowerEmploy. Matt shared information about his military service, his transition out of the service and his decision to start EmpowerEmploy. Many of the businesses that hire veterans do not always understand some of the benefits as well as some of the challenges in helping them adapt to the civilian work force. Matt...

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Episode 68 of the Check Your Six - CY6 podcast brought Army veteran Dottie Adams into the GRP Studios to talk about the way that she helps veterans prepare for their visits to the VA. Dottie had been a VSO(Veterans Service Officer) but decided to take the the experience that she learned working with the DAV(Disabled American Veterans) to help better equip veterans gather the information they need for their visits. We also talked ab...

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It was great having Neeld Wilson in the GRP Studios for Episode 67 of the Check Your Six podcast. Neeld is a Navy Veteran, FAVOB member and owner of Gator Engineering & Aquifer Restoration or G.E.A.R Engineer. We talked a lot about Neeld's time in the Navy aboard several of the aircraft carriers he served on and what his job was during his course of service...sometimes not as glamorous as it looks in the movies. Also talked...

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August 27, 2021 10 min

Today is a bit unusual for the Check Your Six Podcast, we decided to come into the studio and record a short session and release it the same day, to honor the service members that were killed this week in Kabul. Both of us are Air Force Veterans, both of us were cops, Craig retired after 20 years, I got out after 4 and today is just a reminder that there are men and women all over the globe standing in harms way to protect us and k...

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Episode 66 of the Check Your Six podcast brought Jamie Miller into the GRP Studios to talk about the Art Of Conscious Communication. There was so much stuff to cover that Jamie teaches to groups and individuals that we feel like we barely scratched the surface. Just looking at asking different questions, in a different way to get a specific response was just a very small part of what he was trying to teach us. As small or emerging ...

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Episode 65 of the Check Your Six - CY6 podcast from the GRP Studios had Tony Boni, yes, that Tony Boni, drop by to talk about Tradebank of Orlando. Tradebank Orlando is part of one of the oldest know forms of commerce we commonly call the barter system. Perhaps not as much in play as it was back in the Mesopotamia tribes period in early 6000bc when it was reportedly introduced, barter is still part of the American landscape. Coloni...

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Sgt. Major Tommie Maldonado stopped by for another session about helping veterans work through their benefits programs. Episode 64 of the Check Your Six-CY6 podcast was not only that, but also about potential spouse and dependent benefits as well. It is always great having the Sgt. Major in the GRP Studios to talk about everything that he continues to do for our military here in Central Florida! If you are a veteran or know a veter...

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We finally grounded USAF Captain Anna Tanzilla with the Camaraderie Foundation, for Episode 63 of the Check Your Six podcast. Anna flew in to the GRP Studios from Lakeland, actually she drove so I can't use the very old "and boy were her arms tired" pun, to be on the show and talk about the work they are doing at the Foundation. This in not just for veterans but for anyone that is married to a vet, has a veteran in thei...

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Episode 62 of the Check Your Six podcast brought Jennifer Rucco into the GRP Studios with the CG Moneta LLC group. Jennifer talked about helping businesses potentially reduce costs with things like tax incentive studies, corporate expense reductions, telecommunication, cloud and IT Service just to name a few. So many of us small, or emerging business owners, often just look at the cost of the products or services that we use withou...

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Jennifer Englert from The Orlando Low Group stopped by GRP Studios again and talked about non-profits on the 61st Episode of the Check Your Six podcast. Always enjoy meeting with Jennifer and today was no exception as she walked through some of the topics surrounding the non-profit world. Jennifer and The Orlando Law Group have done so much for local charities both in support, instruction, development and helping them grow or at le...

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We could see clearly after Dr. Farhana Yunus and Jerry Muscadin dropped by the GRP Studios for Episode 60 of the Check Your Six podcast. Dr. Yunus owns My Eye Care in Casselberry and is another of the Seminole Chamber members that we enjoyed having on the podcast. Learning what led Dr. Yunus into the field of optometry, her plan, along with Jerry, to slow grow the business and how they funded the start of My Eye Care were just some...

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Episode 59 brought another Seminole Chamber member into the GRP Studios for the latest segment for the Check Your Six - CY6 Podcast. Andre Kratt came in and talked about the need for property adjusters when dealing with insurance companies and the claims process. When you need to call them, why you should call them, what to expect from them and the results that you could get using them as opposed to doin it yourself. Besides doing ...

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Ken Countess of the Countess Group dropped by GRP Studios for his session on the Check Your Six - CY5 Podcast. Ken  shared some great information with Craig and Tim about all the services they provide at the Countess Group for emerging businesses. Besides being a trainer and a top performer for Constant Contact, he also talked about email marketing, targeting your ideal client, finding your niche, standing out in a crowded business...

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Episode 57 brought Jeff and Pam Brown into the GRP Studios for their session of the Check Your Six - CY6 podcast. Besides being a Deputy Sheriff here in Central Florida, both Jeff and Pam are impacting the lives of our first responders through the Hometown Heroes Alliance based right here in Central Florida. While they are based here locally, they are able to impact the lives of first responder and their families all over the count...

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