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The Business Over Breakfast Podcast is expressly for Small Business owners, predominantly the 20,000 people in the CCIQ database. The aim of the podcast is to create more current and energetic engagement with the membership base.
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Feb 27, 2018

If you look around, you’ll notice that there are way too many mediocre businesses. The service isn’t too good and neither are the premises or customer service. There’s no love or attention. This doesn’t just happen overnight, but generally due to a lack of direction or motivation from the business owner. So, in this episode of Business over Breakfast, Bree James and Andrew Griffiths walk you through how to aim for excellence because mediocre businesses simply don’t survive. Learn how to stand out from the crowd and get people raving about you!

 

This episode’s special guest, Hunter Leonard, is an author and marketer who helps mature age individuals start their first business in their 40s and beyond with his company, Silver & Wise. Hunter is also the CEO of Blue Frog Marketing, a company that helps business owners achieve their goals and set up their entrepreneurial ventures. As someone whose business philosophy is to help others solve problems, he gives his thoughts on how to face a seemingly overwhelming amount of hardships. If you need advice on how to tackle your business’s greatest challenges, then this episode is for you!

 

Also discussed in this episode:

 

  • Defining what mediocre and excellence look like in your business
  • Why you need to break down and dissect each part of your company
  • The reality of living in an ultra competitive world
  • Reflecting on your attitude and approach as a business owner
  • Why businesses must shop their competitors’ products and services
  • One of the most dangerous assumptions you can make in business
  • The benefits of going the extra mile in terms of customer support
  • Learning how to become an effective business owner
  • How you can set up your to-do list to tackle your big problems
  • The secret of the seven-week cycle, and how it can transform your business

 

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Hunter Leonard Facebook

Hunter Leonard LinkedIn

Silver & Wise Website

Blue Frog Marketing Website

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Business over Breakfast Book

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Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website

Feb 14, 2018

Today on the Business over Breakfast podcast, Andrew Griffiths and Bree James talk about a wide variety of topics such as managing people in business, Netflix commitment rings, the new use for English telephone boxes and watching melons grow. Yes, that’s right - melons. But their main focus is learning how to better manage people within business, and if you’ve always found that to be especially difficult, then this episode is perfect for you.

 

Their guest on today’s show is the master of mass-management, Chris Robb, who is used to making the jump from managing a team of 20 to a team of 5,000. Chris chats to our hosts about the importance of small business owners knowing how to effectively manage people, and what happens if you fail to do it properly.

 

This episode also touches on things like...

 

  • Understanding your strengths and weaknesses
  • The common issues that occur in people management, and how to overcome them
  • Tips to manage just about anyone
  • How to figure out whether you have a bad company culture or not
  • The most effective way to sort out inter-office problems
  • Chris Robb’s framework to the best people management system
  • Chris’ biggest challenge in management, and how he solved it
  • Five top management tips for those just starting out



Links

Chris Robb LinkedIn

Business over Breakfast Book

Smallville

CCIQ

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website

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