Tell Me About The Hard Part

Tell Me About The Hard Part

This show brings together successful leaders, entrepreneurs and influencers to discuss proven strategies that can help you grow your business.

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November 6, 2019 40 min
Tell Me About The Hard Part Podcast

Host: Shavon J. Smith

Title: "The Jump From Big Law Firm to Full-time Entrepreneurship"  

Special Guest: Margeaux Thomas, Founder of The Thomas Law Firm

Topics of Discussion:

Shavon interviews Margeaux Thomas, who made the jump from a major law firm to start her own firm. Learn about the sacrifices and decisions she made to propel down the path of success.

About The Host:

Shavon J. Smith counsel...
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Tell Me About The Hard Part Podcast

Host: Shavon J. Smith

Title: "A Dream Never Dies" - Part II

Special Guest: Mr. Clement Troutman, Franchise Owner at Tropical Smoothie Cafe"

Topics of Discussion:
The benefits and challenges of running a successful business with your family.The importance of customer service in running a high volume business.The power of the word "So"The importance of embracing what you don't se...
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Tell Me About The Hard Part Podcast

Host: Shavon J. Smith

Title: "A Dream Never Dies" - Part I

Special Guest: Mr. Clement Troutman

Topics of Discussion:
How Mr. Troutman dreams & vision fueled his passion for entrepreneurship in his 60'sFind out how Tropical Smoothie Capitol Heights rose to be #1 in the the company with over 2 million in salesWhy did he choose franchising over starting a business on his ownThe blessing t...
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Tell Me About The Hard Part with Shavon J. Smith

Title: "How To Strive For Financial & Business Success"

Special Guest: Dwayne Ellis, CEO at The Wealth Syndicate

Topics of Discussion:
What does a financial planner do?What should small business owner look for when selecting a financial planner?What is the impact financially, when transitioning into full-time entrepreneurship?What are some of the things that small business ow...
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Tune in for another episode of "Tell Me About The Hard Part" with Shavon Smith

Shavon's guest is Adrian Rich, owner of Simple Technology Solutions Inc.

Topic: "How To Switch Hats To Run A Successful Business"

If you are interested in starting an I.T. Business, or contracting for the Federal Government, this is a great podcast for you.

Discussion:
The importance of going where the demand is in the market.The importanc...
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What can a celebrity chef, a million dollar business architect and a high powered lawyer have in common? They have all overcome the hard parts of business to become successful.

Listen to this compilation of interviews from three previous guest on the "Tell Me About The Hard Part" podcast, hosted by Shavon J. Smith. 

New shows are released every Wednesday at 10:00am.

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Host Shavon J. Smith interviews Stephanie Lomax, HR Strategist and CEO of HRPro4You, LLC

Ms. Lomax covers a wide range of topics to help business owners discover the importance of have a strong HR program in the early stages of business.

Topics Covered:
What is Human ResourcesThe process of filing the articles of incorporation.Navagating your early years in businessChallenges you may face while trying to service your clientsWhat are t...
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For Episode 5 of "Tell Me About The Hard Part" host Shavon Smith interviews John L. Huggins, CEO of Broadband Connect LLC.

Episode 5 of "Tell Me About the Hard Part" host Shavon Smith interviews John L. Huggins, CEO of Broadband Connect LLC, about the Emerging Leaders Program.

John Huggins profession is communications technology. His excitement is all things business and his passion is being of service to others.

Mr. H...
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On this episode of "Tell Me About The Hard Part", host Shavon J. Smith interviews Chef Maxcel Hardy. He shares his powerful story of how an injury derailed his hopes of becoming an NBA Star, but propelled him into his purpose of becoming a successful chef and business man.

Topics of Discussion:
The decision to go to culinary schoolWorking as a personal chef for high profile clientsThe impact of people who helped me during my ...
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Tune in to another episode of "Tell Me About The Hard Part with Shavon Smith. Get ready for Part II of "Starting a Practice without a Purpose"

Shavon's guest William C. William McCaskill provides some powerful nuggets of how the get through starting a business, and how to rebound from a failed business.
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Host Shavon J Smith interviews lawyer William C. McCaskill about the challenges he overcame in business. He has learned from his past failures, and now has a major Law Firm that is impacting lives everyday.

William McCaskill is a personal injury attorney who has handled more than 2,000 personal injury cases and litigated almost 500 cases in Maryland and the District of Columbia courts. He began his own practice after several years a...
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Welcome to the first episode of "Tell Me About the Hard Part" with host Shavon P. Smith!

Shavon is a Small Business Attorney and Strategist.

She helps business owners solve and prevent their legal problems. She is an attorney representing small business owners and entrepreneurs in all legal aspects of their ventures, including entity formation, employment matters, contracts, compliance and strategy.

In this episode Shavon will...
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Welcome to the first episode of "Tell Me About the Hard Part" with host Shavon P. Smith!

Shavon is a Small Business Attorney and Strategist.

She helps business owners solve and prevent their legal problems. She is an attorney representing small business owners and entrepreneurs in all legal aspects of their ventures, including entity formation, employment matters, contracts, compliance and strategy.

In this episode Shavon will...
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