Running the Bases with Small Businesses

Running the Bases with Small Businesses

I have a passion to work with small businesses and I love baseball - I thought, “Let’s blend them together”. So, Every episode I sit down with local entrepreneurs, business builders and small business owners to talk about their wins and whiffs, their “tools of the trade” and to give actionable tips - you could call them “business signs” to other business-builders.We’ll cover business stats such as Entrepreneurship, Operations, Sales, Digital Marketing, Innovation - Plus a little fun baseball talk.... Show More

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October 19, 2020 35 min

Running the Bases today with Armand Giovannotto the CEO & Founder of Visit Central Italy - a unique real estate venture with offices around the globe.  Visit Central Italy specializes in representing properties, as you would guess - in central Italy.  VCI markets international properties, sells homes via real estate contests, and provides vacation rental accommodations. 

Armand explains how he manages a team with offices in Texa...

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October 5, 2020 40 min

Running the Bases today with David Randall the Founder of WaterHigh® - a unique Ohio-based experience brand apparel company.  WaterHigh® is a full lifestyle celebration of our relationship with and unyielding attraction to the water...an experiential brand to the fullest! David Randall has been thinking, dreaming, and creating WaterHigh® over the last 2+ years. Through our conversation, we discover that WaterHigh® is not just a...

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September 21, 2020 41 min

Running the Bases today with Luke Taylor the CEO & Founder of Traderman Wines - a unique Ohio based wine distributor.  Traderman is a privately owned Akron, OH based “boutique” distributor dedicated to selling an excellent variety of wines to restaurants, country clubs and wine shops throughout the state of Ohio. Luke Taylor started Traderman by recognizing the need for a small, focused boutique wine service that bridges the ga...

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Running the Bases today with Steve Ankerstar the CEO & Founder of Afterburner Financial and “OTOT” - “On Time On Target” - a financial planning and investment services agency from Round Rock, TX.  OTOT - On Time On Target is the platform that Steve Ankerstar launches his financial strategies services.  Steve started Afterburner Financial 6 years ago - shortly after his career as a fighter pilot in the USAF, and he’s been going ...

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Running the Bases today with Eric Dickmann the CEO & Founder of The Five Echelon Group - a Strategic Marketing Consulting Services agency.  The Five Echelon Group offers strategic marketing consulting services including their primary offering, a fractional executive service they call CMO On Demand. 

Eric shares his experience surrounding the launch behind Five Echelon.  After years of working in the financial services and inform...

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August 10, 2020 40 min

Running the Bases today with Renee Cavanagh the Publisher of The Signature Life - a private monthly publication for the residents of Signature of Solon and Rolling Brook Estates in Solon, OH.  The Signature Life is a Homeowners Association publication presenting the life, experiences and resources for the residents by the residents in the association.

Renee shares her story of being a reluctant entrepreneur, and a reluctant writer -...

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Running the Bases today with Ken Fanger the Founder of On Technology Partners - an IT, Network Security, Deployment and Monitoring service, located in Cleveland, OH.  On Technology Partners has been protecting businesses and their teams for over 28 years.  From assisting deployment and securing Office 365 to building backups and monitoring solutions.  Their focus is to help their clients be the heroes in their stories.

Ken shares hi...

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Running the Bases today with Ashleigh Fletcher the CEO & Founder of Booze-Up - an on-demand alcohol delivery service from London, U.K.  Booze-Up is the pioneering company for on-demand alcohol delivery in the U.K. Born out of the question “What doesn’t exist?”, Ashleigh Fletcher started Booze-Up 12 years ago and has been going strong ever since with 20 team members - and still growing.

Ashleigh shares his story of growth, advanc...

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Running the Bases today with Gary Mincer the CEO & Founder of Broadcast Digital Growth Company - located in Chagrin Falls, OH, providing local revenue growth solutions for broadcast stations.  Broadcast Digital Growth’s sole mission is fueling revenue growth. They provide broadcast sales teams with new digital revenue streams for their clients and best-in-class training. They are a broadcasters-only white label digital marketin...

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June 15, 2020 31 min

Running the Bases today with Deby Lexow the CEO & Founder of LOCLE Box - a curated gift box service located in Chagrin Falls, OH.  LOCLE Box helps companies obtain more clients and show appreciation to existing clients and employees. They partner with Ohio-based companies who see value in gifting and showing gratitude with gifts that are locally made by small-batch artisans.

Deby shares her journey in building LOCLE Box over the...

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Running the Bases today with Keith Ferguson from Cleaners Max - a complete and discount dry cleaner in Rockville, MD.  Keith shares his path toward entrepreneurship over the course of his career.  Learn how his past experiences have prepared him for his current project as the owner of a dry cleaning shop in Rockville.

At 61, Keith dove into the business start-up pool at a time when people are thinking about the horizon.  Not Keith, ...

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Running the Bases today with Phil Rankin, CEO of Even Mix and Triad Capital - Even Mix designs and manufactures foldable mixing blade mixers.  Using aerospace engineering techniques to design pump technology into variable pitch blades, bringing true mixing technology to in-drum liquids.  

We discuss the unique business and technology of mixing liquids for commercial and agricultural uses.  Challenges of small manufacturing in today’...

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Running the Bases today with Nadine Glatley, CEO & Founder of Rent A Daughter - a Home Health Care Agency with offices in Beachwood, OH and Naples, FL.  We discuss the challenges of her industry in the face of COVID-19, how to select a caregiver for your loved one, and….where did that business name come from?

Learn more about Rent a Daughter at https://rentadaughter.org

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