SmallBizcast

SmallBizcast

Small Business-It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s also very hard and takes a lot of skill, talent, luck and inspiration. That where SmallBizCast comes in. We interview the Small Business Warriors who have won some and lost some. People like yourself, whose waking hours are consumed by their business...and some of your sleep time too! Small Business-It's a Wonderful Life!

Episodes

September 14, 2022 43 min

What happens in the office doesn't stay in the office. Robert Grossman of Black Diamond Leadership works with managers and teams from a psychological standpoint. Destigmatizing the burdens we feel from work, Robert levels with Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth to relate and workshop solutions for the everyday working person. 

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GUEST: Robert Grossman | www.BlackDiamondLeadership.com

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Shoes are a straightforward product we tend to not think twice about. DiFrancisco realized that footwear isn't always the most accessible. Joseph's startup, Friendly Shoes, leads the way in new footwear technology for all to enjoy. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth learns of the start up journey and how Friendly Shoes stands out amongst the behemoth competition of mainstream footwear. 

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Adam Treiger believes that small business is the main building block of society. Adam practices at the intersection of business law and employment law.   Host, Joel Volk, and his guest, Adam share some great stories with words of wisdom.  
Adam has a unique perspective on the world of small business and shares his thoughts in this rich dialogue.

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GUEST: Adam Treiger | www.SZRLaw.com

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Businesses need a story to create that emotional connection customers crave. That's what Michael Ashley is an expert at. With Michael's experience in public speaking and screenwriting, he demonstrates his secrets and techniques with Joel Volk of Hot Dog Biz Growth.

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GUEST: Michael Ashley | www.MichaelAshleyPublishing.com

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Good news! It's possible for your business decisions to be based on your happiness. Melissa Kwan is a leader in the digital automation space, giving time back to employers who feel the need to provide repetitive information over and over. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth uncovers the lesser known tips and tricks that build the foundation that prioritizes your happiness.

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GUEST: Melissa Kwan | www.eWebinar.c...

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Inherently Tim Gallagher, of 101BusinessCoach.com, is a problem solver with an incredible reputation. Leading his network as a Vistage Chair, he shares his experience on gathering CEOs and general business leaders in order to help them succeed beyond their shared issues. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth expands on this intrigue in this exciting interview. 

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GUEST: Tim Gallagher | 101BusinessCoach.com | (805) 27...

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Just why does your story need to be told and who would listen? Mickie Kennedy of eReleases comes from a multi-faceted background in literature, providing businesses the reason and know-how to get heard in the public eye. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth learns of Mickie's experience working with the newswire and the unique challenges that comes with running a team in this field.

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GUEST: Mickie Kennedy | eRe...

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Being a kick @ss mentor isn't easy! Jason Flame of Moorpark Karate and Krav Maga has led generations of young students to finding their path in the world of martial arts. He has subliminally impacted the well-being of many in their personal lives as well. Jason shares his most endearing experiences with Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth expanding on the business of a martial arts studio and how he turned his dojo into on...

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Ben Skeat trains the most successful Technology Sales team in the United States! His emphasis of removing the sales professional's ego from the experience is the foundation of his team's success. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth reflects with Ben his shared experiences, success and how it relates to his business growth counseling today.  

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GUEST: Ben Skeat  

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Joel Volk, of Hot Dog Business Growth, and Nick Warner, of Nick Warner Consulting, coach Chaz Volk of Mr. Thrive Media, to help him develop his business plan for 2022. Together they discover unique ways to monetize his virtual networking group for artists and entertainment professionals.

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GUEST: Chaz Volk | MrThrive.com | The Mr. Thrive Podcast | The Artists Upsurge

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Jay Rosen of Affiliated Monitors, inc comes armed with a colorful career ranging from entertainment to business development, discussing the multi-faceted world of ethics. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth builds a rapport focusing on the common theme of finding what you value most from work and personal life.

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GUEST: Jay Rosen | www.AffiliatedMonitors.com

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Will Lydgate makes the aloha life of Hawaii a whole lot sweeter with his guided tours at Lydgate Farms. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth picks the brain of Will and how he's able to turn a business's service into an experience.

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GUEST: Will Lydgate | www.LydgateFarms.com

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Jorgensen HR

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Paul Laredo is a self made man who shares the uniqueness of his business and how that allowed him to grow beyond the struggles that all small business owner faces. He shares his experiences with Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth and exchanges important lessons that all businesses owners must know!

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GUEST: Paul Laredo | teaminx.com | (323) 927 - 1452

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Why is diversity, equity, and inclusion so important in the work sphere? Janine Hamner Holman of J&J Consulting, LLC sheds light on lesser-known needs of employers/employees designed to improve the well being and value of everyone's view on identity. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth explores the possibilities of what tomorrow's professional setting will feel like.

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GUEST: Janine Hamner Holman | www....

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Janice has spent her career facing quite a bit of competition. She has mastered her niche by seeing opportunity with her competitors and finding ways to make all parties happy. With her new book Coopertition  Janice explores the ways that competitors can become your greatest  allies when seeking referrals. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth takes a deep dive into their shared experiences and the ways this can be achieved.

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When a business goes hybrid, they are allowing their adaptable workforce to work from the office and their home. This dynamic is an adjustment to the pandemic, which Chris Passmore of Martini Partners is no stranger to. He joins Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth to discuss how this is possible along with challenges they triumphed above as a team. ----------------- GUEST: Chris Passmore | www.martini.cpa | (818) 789-1179  -------...
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Nick Guglielmo works hard to put food on the table. Not just for his family but for his hungry customers at the iconic Fisherman's Catch. Nick shares with Joel Volk that there are no secrets to his expert-level ethic towards getting the job done and building his successful reputation.

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GUEST: Nick Guglielmo | Fisherman's Catch | 1185 S Victoria Ave., Oxnard, CA 93035 | (805) 985-6200

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Mike Fox is no stranger to needing to adapt. As an office supply provider, M&M Paper Company stands the test of time by staying flexible and necessary for businesses across California. Mike Fox joins Joel Volk of Mercury Document Imaging to tell his stories and what makes him so capable of change when it's necessary.

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GUEST: Michael Fox | M&M Paper Company | (818) 908-2222

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Are you one of the companies that fails to train its sales staff? Michael Gordon of Sandler Training explains how expert level psychology and presentation help him and his clients not appear as a sales people. Joel Volk of Mercury Document Imaging and Michael discuss how their worlds relate in the discussion of sales. 

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GUEST: Michael Gordon | Gordon.Sandler.com | Check out his podcast: The Go-To Market Mindset 

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Michael Puldy is an expert at getting businesses to adapt on a professional, technological, and personal level. Puldy's risk management stories certainly drive fear as he recalls the nightmare and redemption stories to Joel Volk on SmallBizCast.

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GUEST: Michael Puldy | Puldy Resiliency Partners - www.puldypartners.com | (877) 780 - 7878

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