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.

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July 25, 2022 49 min

Running the Bases today with Nicole Morgan, CEO and Founder of Resolute PR.  Resolute PR is an integrated PR and marketing agency with a mix of public relations consultants, digital marketing strategists, graphic designers, and media buyers. 

Nicole has over 14 years of public relations and branding experience.  She shares how she started from the ground up with one employee in a coworking office space, to a thriving PR agency helpi...

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Running the Bases today with Arjun Rai - the Founder and CEO of HelloWoofy.  HelloWoofy is a cloud-based social media management platform for businesses across all industries. Arjun shares how he took an idea and passion to help small businesses to launch a successful SaaS operation providing artificial intelligence for digital marketing.

Arjun Rai is a NYC-based entrepreneur who is on a mission to support small businesses with the ...

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Running the Bases today with Morgan Taylor, CEO of Teamworks Group. For seven years, Taylor owned an agricultural business, growing and shipping hay worldwide. The company was very complicated, dealing with perishable products, maritime transport, labor unions, local & international rules, regulations, and endless red tape. He learned that running a business meant dealing with a lot of variables and problems while building a so...

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Running the Bases today with Terry Samuels, Co-Founder of Salterra Web Design. This “Sailor of the Year” has had quite a journey to his current endeavor of running a successful web design and SEO agency.   US Navy, Real Estate Investor and Home Flipper to thought leader in the digital marketing world - Terry has a marvelous story to tell.

Salterra Web Design was established 12 years ago after Terry and his wife Elisabeth found thems...

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Running the Bases today with Dr. Patricia Delzell the Founder at Advanced MMC, Inc - a unique Ohio based integrated pain management center.  Dr. Delzell is a board-certified musculoskeletal radiologist specializing in integrative treatment of chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Dr. Delzell combines traditional medicine with an integrative pain management approach so her patients can lead a life without chronic pain. She specializes in the...

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Running the Bases today with Chanda McFarland the Founder of Inflatable Party Magic - a Texas-based and Texas-sized Entertainment company.  For 20 plus years, Chanda has been building her entertainment business of inflatables, party rentals, extreme games, and mechanical rides.  As she likes to say “We deliver Fun!”

Starting from her garage with three inflatables - Inflatable Party Magic grew to offer 30 inflatable products in the f...

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Running the Bases today with Sindy Warren, Life and Business Coach from Blue Tree Coaching. Lawyer, Consultant, Yoga Instructor, Author (she wrote a Yoga Theory Book - Radi8, sells on Amazon), Blogger, Podcaster, Life Coach and Business Coach - she’s quite busy!

Today’s guest is a self-described - “Passionate Side Gigger”.  Originally from Connecticut, outside of Hartford.   She made her way to Tufts University and then headed acros...

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April 18, 2022 42 min

Running the Bases today with Laura Hancock, Sales Manager at Vacation Homes Collection. VHC- a global full-service, tech-enabled, short-term rental management company (STR) focused on driving revenue for homeowners and providing unforgettable travel experiences. 

Originally from  Mobile Alabama, Laura is a true competitor.  A High School state Champion with 13 state swimming titles and 2 titles in Track and Field.  

She attended the ...

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April 4, 2022 57 min

Running the Bases today with Doron Friedman - Entrepreneur, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Spot On.  SpotOn is one of the fastest-growing software and payments companies with comprehensive, cloud-based technology for small, midsize, and enterprise businesses in the restaurant, retail, sports, education, and entertainment space.

Doron is an entrepreneur who loves working on industry-changing ideas and leading companies from ...

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Running the Bases today with Yolanda Albergottie the Corporate Gift Basket Consultant and Wine Education Coordinator for Chuck’s Fine Wines, Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  In addition, she is also the Market Development Manager for BNI® (Business Network International) NE Ohio, and Director of Marketing and Downtown Expansion for WIN (Women In Networking) Cleveland.

Yolanda’s passions are good friends, good food, good drink, cooking, reading...

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Running the Bases today with Pam & Steve Corsner the Founders of 3 Monkeys Inflatables - a PA-based Entertainment company.  For 15 plus years, Pam & Steve have been building their entertainment business of inflatables, party rentals, extreme games, and mechanical rides.  

Starting from the garage with three inflatables - 3 Monkeys has grown to offer over 300 inflatable products, party rentals (think tables, tents, chairs, et...

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February 21, 2022 98 min

Another episode of “The Random Show”!

Today I’m sitting down with one of my favorite guests & clients - Phil Rankin - it’s cold and snowing but we’re behind the mic warming our souls with strong beverages and good conversation. A couple of farm boys hitting various topics that are important today to our businesses, management, entrepreneurship, fatherhood, and life.

Phil Rankin, CEO of Even Mix and Triad Capital - Even Mix design...

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February 7, 2022 68 min

Running the Bases today with Danny Jenks, Executive Chef, and Owner of Augie’s Pizza. The classically trained executive chef shares his experiences of growing up in the restaurant business,  what it was like going out on his own, attending Culinary School at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park New York,  Working his way up through the restaurant business, and finally coming home taking ownership of the restau...

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Running the Bases today with Susan Stone and Kristina Supler Co-Chairs of KJK’s Student & Athlete Defense/Title IX Practice Group - an Ohio-based law practice serving clients across the country.  From representing individuals involved in misconduct and Title IX matters to advocating for students with special education needs and those with autism or mental health issues facing criminal charges, their nationally renowned practice...

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Running the Bases today with Peter Balunek the Founder at Peter’s Safaris - a unique socially conscious luxury safari company that explores fascinating corners of our world.  Peter’s Safaris started in 2015 and has grown to spend over 65 weeks on Safari -including locations like Africa, India, and Alaska.

Peter shares his experience of his first safari in 2014 - that ultimately changed his life.  He returned from that trip and short...

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December 27, 2021 59 min

Running the Bases today with Devin Miller the Founder at Miller IP Law - Miller IP Law is a law firm that focuses on helping startups and small businesses with patents and trademarks.

Miller IP Law was founded by Devin Miller, a patent attorney that lives in Utah. As Devin worked for a large law firm helping fortune 100 clients with their intellectual property, he realized that there was not a good resource out there to help start-u...

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December 13, 2021 49 min

Running the Bases today with Viktoria Altman the Founder and CEO of BSP Legal Marketing a highly focused digital marketing agency - helping lawyers get to the top, one google search at a time.  BSP Legal Marketing was started by Viktoria Altman, who is a serial entrepreneur and a former paralegal. As a successful entrepreneur, she understood what it takes to start a small business – but more importantly what helps a small business ...

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November 29, 2021 50 min

Running the Bases today with Michael Henry the Founder at HG Agents eXp Realty - an Ohio-based realty agency.  HG Agents is a full-service real estate company employing a staff of trained and experienced professionals, equipped with proven and modern techniques in the listing, marketing, sale, and purchase of residential real estate throughout Northeast Ohio. Michael started HG Agents 7 years ago and has been going strong ever sinc...

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Running the Bases today with Rick Coleman from Jackpot Chicken Food Truck - an award-winning, Greater Cleveland food truck operation.  Rick’s food truck has been a “Best of Cleveland” top finisher every year since 2016.

On today’s show, we explore the ins and out’s of operating a food truck - it’s not quite like what you see in the movie “Chef” - but it is exciting, fast-paced, and a lot of work!

Rick takes us on his journey from spo...

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November 1, 2021 75 min

A little bit of a different show today on Running the Bases - the great experiment!  I’m calling this “The Random Show”!

I’m sitting down with one of my favorite guests - Ken Fanger - and we chat about various topics that are important today to our businesses, management and entrepreneurship.

Ken Fanger is the President of On Technology Partners - Known for his 30+ years of experience, Ken takes great pride in helping clients imp...

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