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  • 00:52

    Business Ownership and Strategy

    in Entrepreneur

    This week on What Keeps You Up At Night, host Brendan Major is joined by Kathy Richards of AdviCoach. Kathy and Brendan will be discussing many different aspects of business ownership and strategy, including solving cash flow problems, creating a team atmosphere, implementing monthly financial routines, and so much more!

    About Our Guest

    Kathy Richards is the owner of the TriCities’ AdviCoach business coaching franchise and is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a CPA. In this role, she works with business owners to improve profitability, teamwork and efficiencies. Kathy also currently provides guidance and financial expertise as Treasurer to Engage Kingsport, a regional arts non-profit and to St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Prior professional experience includes work at a CPA firm, as Controller and as a partner at ARK Sign Services in the DC area which she and her husband created, operated and sold a few years ago.

    Kathy received the 2011 KOSBE Impact award for being a strong advocate for local business and she was named the 2011 AdviCoach Franchisee of the Year and received a Marketing Excellence award in 2012 by Franchise Source Brands International.

    A native of Kingsport, Tennessee, Kathy is the wife of Michael Richards and the mother of three grown children and has two adorable granddaughters. They enjoy live music, good food, indie films and fun on the water.

  • 00:29

    Women and Business Ownership

    in Entrepreneur

    This week on Franchise Friday, host Brendan Major is joined by Judy Stoleson of The Entrepreneur's Source. They'll be talking about women and busines ownership; the advantages of being a woman in the business world, finding the "female factor" in busines, key traits that fuel the female advantage and much more! Make sure to tune in as Judy shares her insight into this important topic!

    About Our Guest

    Judy is a results driven executive with 30 years of business experience as a CPA, senior executive with a public corporation, and small business owner. Her area of expertise is finance, management and business development. She has been helping clients achieve their dream of business ownership for the past fifteen years as both a regional developer and a coach with The Entrepreneur's Source. 

    Judy is the co-founder of WEBB (Women Empowered by Business) a nationwide organization whose mission is to promote successful entrepreneurship among women by providing opportunities and resources designed to educate, empower and enlighten them as they embrace the challenges of business ownership. She is currently on the Executive Board of WEBB and leads the charity action team. She has been the team captain of the WEBB SpiderWEBB team for the past six years; the team does the 60 mile Susan G Komen Walk for the Cure and have raised over $ 90,000 toward the cause of ending breast cancer.

    In the past fifteen years she has received Coach of the Year Award, Regional Developer of the Year Awards, and was awarded Franchisee of the Year by TES and The International Franchise Association in 2005.

  • 01:02

    How Black Business Women Are Reclaiming Ownership of the Beauty Supply Industry

    in Business

    Wealthy Sistas® Radio Connecting Business with People, Stories, and Music


    THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: Devin Robinson is a business and economics professor and author of 8 self-help books. Professor Devin is the CEO and Program Director of the Beauty Supply Institute and Urban Business Institute, of which has opened over 70 black-owned beauty supply stores and have generated over $13 Million in revenues.

    Wealthy Sistas® Radio, is a production of Wealthy Sistas® Media Group, Each week the host Deborah Hardnett interviews extraordinary business owners who share their real life, uncensored and uncut stories of triumphs and mishaps on their journey. Each show is packed with sound business concepts that offer solutions to business professionals globally. And is intertwined with some of the greatest R&B music of all time. Listeners will find Wealthy Sistas® Radio show both informative and inspirational and entertaining.

    Wealthy Sistas® Media Group – Promoting Positive People

    Learn more about our Host Deborah Hardnett and services at wealthysistasmedia.com

  • 00:33

    3. Business Stress: Is It Killing You and Your Business?

    in Entrepreneur

    If you dread going to work on Monday morning  - YOU”RE STESSED!

    You probably knew that – but what you may not know is how bad it really is for you.

    Discover the heavy toll stress could be having on you and your business when Hanna Hasl-Kelchner interviews award winning, social psychologist, Dr. Deb Carlin, author of Build the Strength Within: Create the Blueprint for Your Best Life Yet.

    Dr. Carlin focuses on people’s attitudes and perceptions and helps them gain clarity to maximize their potential and performance.

    Her consulting practice, Partners In Excellence, is best known for having repeated success turning negative situations into positive and productive ones. Many identify her work as enhancing corporate culture, improving community unity, and enhancing communication within groups of all types and sizes. 

    Dr. Carlin is also a sought-after public speaker who has shared her expertise in hundreds of audio programs, radio shows, and videos, including her own BlogTalkRadio show: The K Factor.

    She is affectionately known by her fans and clients for her warmth, sincerity and world-class treatment.

    Tune in to hear how you can transform stress that drives you crazy into fuel that can turbo charge your success.

    This program is proudly sponsored by the Legal Leverage® Academy.

  • 00:31

    Transforming Business - A Shaman's Perspective

    in Business

    Musician, shaman, and author Francis Rico Hayhurst combines ancient and modern shamanic wisdom with a irrepressible advocacy for having fun and enjoying life – assisting his clients, students and fellow adventurers in awakening to the gift of their lives. He will be sharing his experience with collaboration in the music business and how it is indeed possible for all to prosper and thrive. Join us for this enlightening and inspiring show

  • 00:43


    in Business


    Here are some traits of people with an employee mentality:

    I work for a paycheck — period.
    There’s no need to give more than I have to, because the company will take advantage of me.
    The business is lucky to have me.
    Somebody is mandated to take care of me.
     I am entitled simply because I work here.
    I only do what I am told to do.

    Believe it or not, even some business owners have an employee mentality. When an employer does not sacrifice personal preference for the good of the business, that employer has an employee mentality. When an employer works a 32-hour week, takes vacations when due, takes little interest in continuing education, and actually jumps at the opportunity to close the office, that’s an employee mentality.

    Employees typically take assignments and complete them without a thought as to how their personal efforts impact the success of the business. Employees also concentrate on the status que in the workplace. They don’t rock the boat, and they exert just enough effort and energy to get by.

    Owners, on the other hand, enthusiastically give the extra effort and choose to do things to attract more business, clients, and profits. Owners see the big picture and know the work they do is making a meaningful contribution to the company’s advancement. Owners also concentrate on developing new, positive solutions to current operation. They think outside the box; they take risks and become problem-solvers.


  • 02:18

    Taking OWNERSHIP in our ACTIONS and LIVES

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    Moment gang member who viciously beat girl at McDonald's LAUGHED as cops led her off in handcuffs... while her accomplice was arrested trying to flee to Jamaica
    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2994253/Moment-gang-member-viciously-beat-girl-McDonald-s-laughing-smiling-led-handcuffs-accomplice-apprehended-trying-flee-country-Jamaica.html#ixzz3UT82m6If

    Pastor who owns two Rolls-Royces pleads for 200,000 church supporters to donate '$300 or more' EACH so he can buy a $65MILLION private jet 'to better spread the gospel of Jesus Christ'
    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2993759/Controversial-pastor-owns-two-Rolls-Royces-pleads-200-000-church-supporters-donate-300-buy-65M-private-jet-better-spread-gospel-Jesus-Christ.html#ixzz3UT8CHfUp


  • 01:01

    Small Business Meetings; More

    in Business

    Rabiah Sutton, SBC Industry Chair, discusses an exciting event for small business leaders.

    Mike Payne, the Product Manager for Presenter at ClearSlide,talks about bringing team members together.

    Successful small business leaders, experts, accountants, lawyers and other specialists offer advice, guidance, strategies and suggestions to help small business managers increase profits, add sales, better manage cash flow, improve employee management and streamline operations.

  • 00:31

    Having a Home Business Should be Super Fun!

    in Entrepreneur

    Let's talk about making your business fun. It will make you much more attractive and it help you build bigger, better and faster! Show up and be fun! Make your opportunity look attractive to others who are in the J.O.B. jail!

  • 00:43

    Are You Social Selling Your Business

    in Social Networking

    Are You Social Selling Your Business?

    Social Media isn't just for kids anymore.  It's a powerful strategy for every small business owner and entrepreneur.  It's no longer an option.  It's a way to attract talent and customers, help you sell your products and ideas, and establish your credibility and authority in your market space.  Experts refer to it as Social Selling your business.

    If you connect with your target market using social media to promote your product or service, you're Social Selling.  Join Rick & Bill and learn 3 simple tips to help you leverage the power of social selling your business.

  • 00:45

    #14- Family Business with Daphne - Professor Egghead Science Academy & Franchise

    in Entrepreneur

    I interview a dynamic team of brothers who run a STEM education franchise:  Professor Egghead Science Academy. Learn what it takes to operate a franchise that solves a problem in education, and why a franchise model works for them.

    Learn more on my blog: daphnemallory.blogspot.com. Like me on Facebook:

    Daphne Mallory, Esq. is a contributor for Entrepreneur Magazine and The Huffington Post, as well as a media personality, and international speaker and trainer on Family Business.

    Billboard Magazine described Daphne as "Engaging Fans... Forging a New Path." Her work and life has been featured on ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC, The Dr. Oz Show, Self Magazine, Woman's Day, Essence Magazine, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Brown Alumni Magazine, Black Enterprise and more.

    She is the radio and television talk show host and producer of Family Business with Daphne Mallory on 103.9 FM KDKI. She appears as a guest expert on other television and radio programs. She has written over 1,000 articles for national and web publications.

    She is originally from Liberia, one of the poorest countries in Africa. Her father was sent to Oxford University by his company which paved the way for her to attend school in London after his return, as a child, and alone. She learned to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and leadership skills to survive in three different countries: Liberia, England and the United States.