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  • 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.

  • 00:30

    Starting Your Own Business - continued

    in Business

    Pastor Tray Smith and Mrs. Cathy Jobe discusses how to start your own business. They will encourage you to change your mindset from a "I'm going to..." mentality to a "I'm doing it" mentality. This will require the visionary and dreamer to let go of fear, procrastination, and even comfort zones. This show and even subsequent shows will clearly present the steps one must take to develop and build effectively. Q&A will be allowed at designated times. Get your answers from the experts on both a spiritual and natural level. 

  • 00:31

    eCommerce Annual Expo South Florida 2016

    in Current Events

    Do you own a business, need internet support services or work in the development phases of all internet expansion business?  This show is for you.  Experts in all phases of development to bring your business into 2016 and all the new programs with perks will be showcased under one roof.


    This years expo is hosted by Seth Rand, CEO of Rand Marketing, named one of the largest and fastest growing internet marketing firms by the South Florida Business Journal.  Rand provides professional website design, web development and programming, and online marketing services to hundreds of national and South Florida based businesses.


    For more information and to attend the expo click here.  Seth can be reached at www.RandMarketing.com

  • 00:02

    Liz Soria: Starting and Running a Small Business in the USA

    in Books

    Liz Soria, CPB, ATP is the founder of Express Tax and Bookkeeping Services in Florida since 2009. She offers professional and affordable virtual QuickBooks Accounting and tax services. She has been working in the accounting and tax field for over 12 years.


    She earned a Bachelors in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She holds credentials as a Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB) with NACPB, Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) with ACAP, and Intuit QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor Desktop/Online (QBA). She has presented live seminars for chambers and networking groups. She also publishes educational blogs and video tutorials. 


    For Info: http://www.etbsfl.com

  • 00:18
  • 00:30

    Are there benefits to meditation in business?

    in Business

    Join Johnnie and Daniel as they tackle a topic that is gaining more and more traction in the small and large business market place. Why is mediation important, how do you start and does it really help. Studies show that taking just a few minutes a day to reflect can have long lasting results for your health and business. Tune in for this dynamic discussion, you won’t want to miss!

  • 01:06

    The Process of Starting Your Own Business with Earline Marshall

    in Education

    Join Conversations with Deli with your host Verdel Jones as we welcome Earline Marshall, President and CEO of Marshall Management Group.  Earline Marshall is a new business owner dedicated to building lasting relationships with organizations by working diligently to ensure the organization’s success. 


    Marshall Management Group provides exceptional management and administrative services designed to expand clients’ operational capacities to support program implementation, grant management, policy development, events planning and administrative services. Marshall Management works with commercial, non-profits and government agencies.  Earline is the go to person to take your business to the next level. 


    Earline received her B.S. in Management Studies (with a minor in Communications) and her MBA from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC).  She has over 25 years of experience in management that includes grant research and proposal writing, program management, policy development, administration, and strategic planning.

  • 01:00

    The Creation of a Business...One Failure at a Time

    in Marketing

    Failure. We all try to avoid it but sometimes it is our best teacher. Serial entrepreneur, info product marketer, speaker and coach, Heather Havenwood shares some of her best entrepreneurial lessons with us during our interview. She'll share some timeless entrepreneurial secrets that she has discovered and we'll explore the question: What is the number one thing that business owners do NOT do at the start of the creation?

  • 00:42

    Starting A Family Business

    in Business

    The next big thing is here: Family Business. Yeah, I know. It's old, but it's new. A whole new generation is thinking...hmmm...maybe working with my spouse, my sibling, my aging parents, my children is brilliant. Daphne Mallory will speak with us about the ins and outs of starting and growing family business. You'll leave with hope and encouragement to give it a try.


    Daphne Mallory, Esq. is an Entrepreneur Magazine Contributor, Huffington Post Contributor, media personality, and international speaker and trainer on Family Business and Real Community Development. She blogs on family business and entrepreneurship education at daphnemallory.blogspot.com. She posts videos of her radio programs and other tips on her YouTube Channel: Family Business, Pinterest and Facebook Fan Page: Daphne Mallory, Esq.


    Today's show is sponsored by Audible.com and Expert Insights. Audible.com is a leading provider of spoken audio entertainment and information. Listen to audiobooks whenever and wherever you want. Get a free book when you sign up for a 30-day free trial ataudibletrial.com/businessgrowth.


    Expert Insights brings you expertise of business gurus from around the world. Direct excerpts of this show's episodes. Available on Amazon.com.

  • 01:04

    Starting A Virtual Assistant Business with VA Expert Tawnya Sutherland

    in Social Networking

    Tawnya Sutherland is a Certified Internet Marketing Specialist and The Market Leader for Virtual Assistant Resources at VAnetworking.com


    Whether you are an aspiring Virtual Assistant, a seasoned veteran, or somewhere in between, VA expert Tawnya Sutherland will provide gold nuggets for everyone. She will be sharing how, and why, she started her own small business as a virtual assistant; where she began to where she is now and how you can do it too! If you have the spirit and passion of an entrepreneur you will want to listen in.


    Here are just a few questions we will be asking Ms. Sutherland.


    1. What is a Virtual Assistant (VA)?
    2. Is working from home as fulfilling as it sounds?
    3. What advice would you give to a person just starting their VA practice?
    4. What skills or attributes would a person need to be a successful VA?
    5. How much of a market/need is there for Virtual Assistants?
    6. How much can you charge/earn for this kind of work?
    7. Where do VA’s find their clients?
    8. Why would I hire a VA instead of hiring a secretary to have in my office?
    9. Where would one train to become a VA?


    Grab your friends and collegues and tune in right here on December 2, 2015 at 5:30 PST/6:30 MST/7:30 CST/8:30 EST. You may simply listen in by visiting Administrative Services Direct web page or call in and join the discussion (773) 897-6398.  

  • 00:06

    Business, Body & Balance

    in Entrepreneur

    Women how a difficult time finding balance between their busy lives with family, business, careers and having time for needs. Most women take a back seat to their the other priorities which causes a lot of stress in our day-to-day lives.  This episode will discuss ways to handle everyday stressful situations and will change your mindset so that you view the stress in a positive way instead of a negative one.  Stress is the number one factor with heart disease, and heart disease is the number one factor leading to women's death.