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  • 01:01

    CAPBuilder Talk w/Marc Parham - The Business of the SBA

    in Self Help

    Join me for this episode of CAPBuilder Talk with my special guest Cassius F. Butts, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration. Mr Butts will discuss;

    Cassius F. Butts – His Story
    The SBA’s record-breaking year in lending to small businesses
    Small Business Saturday on November 28th
    How to get assistance from the SBA

  • NABWIC Talks with Ken Hamilton, SBA

    in Women

    Ken Hamilton assumed his duties at the Small Business Administration as the Assistant District Director for Business Development for the Northern Florida District in June 2006. In this capacity, he is responsible for supervising the district staff and overseeing the management and marketing of SBA certification programs for small businesses in within the 43 counties of Northern and Central Florida. These programs include the 8(a) program that consist of a portfolio of over 170 firms with a contract volume of over $640 million annually to 8(a) certified companies . His department is also responsible for monitoring and marketing other SBA certification programs for small businesses such as the HUBZone, Women Owned Small Businesses, and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses programs.

  • 00:31


    in Culture

    Tune in  April 23, 2015 @ 1:30 pm call in ( 646) 668-8598  special Interview with US SBA District Office Director Teri Denison the Historcal MOU agreement for LGBTE buisnesses and LEADING UP TO THE LGBTE  MOU AGREEMENT IN GEORGIA  .  Today’s partnership is about ensuring that entrepreneurs who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender have the support they need to excel. It’s about economic empowerment. It’s about helping the LGBT community achieve its full economic potential. Diversity and Inclusion the tools and resources will be discussed.  NCGLCC is creating  remarkable results as top Fotune 500 companies join the ranks of seeking  LGBTE owned certified firms to be included in their Diversity business model.

  • 00:30


    in LGBT


  • 00:54

    #324: Hard Truths, Marketing, Partnerships, SBA Resources and Legal Documents

    in Business

    0:00 - Segment 1: Eran Dror is an Israeli-born writer, journalist, and designer who has spent the past 9 years in New York City. He is the author of The Book of Hard Truths, an illustrated guide to the most universally resisted aspects of life.

    14:35 - Segment 2: Kim Feil is the CEO of bizHive, a dynamic online marketplace that matches small business owners to best-in-class marketing service suppliers. Previously, she has been a c-suite executive at OfficeMax, Walgreens, Sara Lee, Kimberly-Clark, Dr Pepper/7UP and Frito-Lay.

    30:25 - Segment 3: Dorene Lehavi is an author, business coach, former psychotherapist and relationships expert known as the Rescuer of Business Partnerships. She is the author of Business Partnership Essentials: A Step-by-Step Action Plan For Succeeding In Business With a Partner.

    39:56 - Segment 4: Robert “Bo” Steiner is the District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Illinois District Office and is responsible for leading SBA operations in Illinois. 

    49:00 - Segment 5: Nellie Akalp is a serial entrepreneur and small business expert. She currently serves as CEO of CorpNet.com, an online legal document filing service.

    Sponsored by Sage, Nextiva and CorpNet.

  • 00:31


    in Business

    Baba Jahi is a tax consultant and a REGIONAL BUILDER IN SURGE 365, Mr. Jahi has been assisting persons with tax issues since 1990 (over 23 years of service). Over the years, he has helped thousands of families save thousands of dollars. Todays show is for SBA's in Surge 365. We will focus on making sure that Surge 365 SBA's understand the how to  legally, morally and ethically reduce their taxes.

  • 00:06

    2 More Months To Apply For Extra Money For Your Business at SBA

    in Self Help

    Matthew Lesko of http://lesko.com/, http://leskofreeradio.com/, & http://lesko.com/fiverr and http://bigdatalesko.com tells us about the 2 more months to apply for extra money for your business at SBA.

    Watch: https://youtu.be/hVbO574ZWmo

  • 01:19

    How to buy Gold and Create Wealth -Jorge Bueno Codex CEO

    in Business

    Jorge Bueno is the creator of "The Business Codex System." It is the training program that shows you how to START your business, FUND your business, & GROW Your Business the correct way. Their training program makes sure that you don’t make the typical rookie mistakes that others make consistently.

    According to Dun & Bradstreet & the SBA, 50% of businesses fail within two years. The main reasons are that they run out of money or are mismanaged. This is why the Business Codex focuses on teaching the funding strategies that have been used by CFO's of large corporations for over 100 years. The average person can finally use the same methods that successful businesses use every day to excel in the marketplace. 

    Once a student is successful, Jorge teaches them how to protect their assets by using methods of the wealthy including setting up a free gold savings account in an offshore foreign jurisdiction. His students also learn how to acquire physical gold bullion to protect their money as a hedge against inflation and general wealth protection.

    Jorge is also Master Practitioner Trainer of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) A system that allows you to remove blocks in your life & helps you breakthrough limitations in your life. He shows you how to increase you communication skills in business so that you make more sales & get what you want every time. 

    Jorge Bueno is Commercial Real Estate Investor specializing in acquiring & holding apartment buildings in Southern California. He is a pilot, a family man, and we’re happy to have him on the show today to share some tactics and strategies with our listeners….. 



  • 00:54

    #363 From Kickstarter to Target, Title III's Good News, 2016 Marketing Plans

    in Business

    Segment 1: Chris Litster has been a member of the Constant Contact team since 2006. He has played a pivotal role in the company’s growth and product expansion and now oversees Constant Contact’s global sales and marketing strategy.  

    Segment 2: Ron D. Miller is the CEO of StartEngine, one of the nation’s only crowdfunding platforms. His success has been publicly recognized as a four-time Inc. 500/5000 Award recipient and as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award Finalist. As a Venture Partner, Miller brings his deep expertise as a leader and operator at many companies, which he has taken to exit. He is especially passionate about cause-based entrepreneurship and holds the trademark for "Doing Well by Doing Good."

    Segment 3: Sarah Burrows is the founder of Modern Sprout. In April of 2013, Modern Sprout launched its first product – an indoor windowsill 3-Pot Wood Planter with an internal hydroponics system hidden inside – on Kickstarter. Receiving both national and international interest, Modern Sprout raised nearly $80,000 in only 35 days. They then went on to get on the shelves at Target.

    Segment 4: Jennifer Warawa is the Global Vice President of Product Marketing for Sage. She works with her team in Sage’s accounting business all around the world to innovate and define the future global solutions Sage will develop for accountants. 

    Segment 5: Linda Forman is a CPA based in Evanston IL. She is the a past winner of the SBA accounting advocate award.

    Sponsored by Sage and Nextiva.

  • 00:25

    Minimize Key Risk Factors When Starting a Business with Author D. Anthony Miles

    in Entrepreneur

    It’s a risk, starting a new business. According to the SBA’s Office of Advocacy,  the general rule of thumb is that a new business has a 50% chance of surviving 5 years or more. Increase your odds by being aware of the risk factors. Author D. Anthony Miles, Ph.D. joins guest host Mary McKenna on Smart Companies Radio to discuss his book “Risk Factors and Business Models: Understanding the Five Forces of Entrepreneurial Risk and the Causes of Business Failure”. Learn the patterns that cause failure and how you can minimize and/or prevent them.

    To hear more shows, please visit our archives.

  • 01:15

    Cathy Doerr - Determine Your Market. FOCUS! FOCUS! FOCUS!

    in Business

    Date January 26, 2016 Time @ 7:00 PM
    Guest: Dominick M. Belfiore, CFCM Small Business Administration
    Subject: Determining Your Market -  FOCUS, FOCUS, FOCUS!
                   (Second in a series)

    Guest Panelist :
    Dominick M. Belfiore, CFCM is the Lead Business Opportunity Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) New Jersey District Office. His specialty is connecting business owners with the resources necessary to start, grow, and succeed in businesses, with specific focuses on aiding small businesses compete for contracts in the federal marketplace. 

    Prior to coming aboard at the SBA, Dominick worked as a civilian in federal procurement for the Army Mission & Installation Contracting Command (MICC) and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and served on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps. Dominick is a Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM)

    MARCH 31st 2016 Alliance Mid-Atlantic Supplier Conference
    Bally's Atlantic City
    1900 Boardwalk
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    Register at Alliance MidAtlantic

    Cathy Doerr can be reached at 509.838.8755 & cdoerr@showorksinc.com and www.allianceforbiz.com

    Join Ronald, Cathy Doerr and Dominick Belfiore on January 26 at 10:00 AM and get your questions addressed about connecting with agencies that buy your goods and services.