Are you a business owner or dream of becoming one?
Listen in as your host Mike Steward interviews business owners and executives as they tell us their story. Each episode will be focused on sharing stories of startups, trends in hot industries, thought-provoking ideas on how to get into business, how some founders made it past the 10 year mark (only achieved by 10% of small businesses), funny stories and more.
This podcast is here to help small and mid-size business owners hear stories and situations from others who have survived the lonely world of entrepreneurship.
Harold Crye and Mike Steward have a discussion about entrepreneurship and what it takes to successfully grow a company through being intentional with your actions. Mr. Crye’s real estate firm has over 135 locations and is ranked as the 3rd largest independent real estate firm. This is a true classic interview of the evolution of a legacy company.
Listen in as Mike Steward interviews Erin McCullough about how she helps her coaching clients deal with anxiety. Let’s face it owning a business can be tough at times. It’s easy to lose focus on why you started it to begin with. These tips for reframing your outlook can be life changing if you simply practice.
Starting a business is not for everyone. Tim Lower shares with Mike Steward why he left a career in the restaurant industry, to move to a new town and start a home inspection business – from scratch. If you ever thought about taking the leap into a new startup listen in while Tim shares his journey.
Brandon Clifford has worn the shoes of an entrepreneur and the hat of a franchise consultant. Brandon now works with home care professionals and franchising. Join Mike Steward as he has a conversation with Brandon about business ownership, goal setting, keeping your health right and the silver tsunami.
Listen in as Mike Steward and Matt Smithson talk business. Matt is founder of The Smithson Group, a consulting firm and involved in a new real estate task management company he launched in July – Taskativity. During the interview, Matt provides some great perspective and insights on a new approach to looking within your company and getting back to the reason it exists – profit. Mike and Matt talk about mediation, family, and how to prevalidate a new business venture.
Clear communication is essential in order to see the expected outcome when building a business. Aman helps business owners bridge the gap between what business marketers want and what technology engineers may envision as a solution. As a bonus, listen in as we discover an interesting parallel between Judo and starting a business.
Listen is as we discuss business ownership and leadership with a veteran of 26 years in Navy Special Operations and the owner of a multi million-dollar business. Mr. Pizzini shares a bit about his experiences, successes, and failures.
Rob Toomey is co-owner of Efficient Aide. Join in as Mike Steward and Rob have a discussion about how a virtual assistant can offer business owners more time to focus on key dollar-producing activities within their business. Rob and Mike talk about business growth, health, and staying organized.