53 episodes

The place where businesses and entrepreneurs find the forest through the trees.

We cover business, accounting, management, marketing and IT (information technology). A professional accountant teams up with a professional marketer to share their consulting expertise and experience revealing a real and tangible perspective to issues facing businesses and entrepreneurs.

John Michael Kledis, EA, CVA, CFE -owner of Peridot Consulting Inc. is a professional tax accountant, Enrolled Agent (EA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) (Business Valuations), and Certified Fraud Examiner.

Mari Peterson- owner of Marketing Outpost, where she implements real marketing solutions beyond just the tools.
Visit www.bamm-it.com for more and to download episodes.

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The place where businesses and entrepreneurs find the forest through the trees.

We cover business, accounting, management, marketing and IT (information technology). A professional accountant teams up with a professional marketer to share their consulting expertise and experience revealing a real and tangible perspective to issues facing businesses and entrepreneurs.

John Michael Kledis, EA, CVA, CFE -owner of Peridot Consulting Inc. is a professional tax accountant, Enrolled Agent (EA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) (Business Valuations), and Certified Fraud Examiner.

Mari Peterson- owner of Marketing Outpost, where she implements real marketing solutions beyond just the tools.
Visit www.bamm-it.com for more and to download episodes.

    Wrap Up Season 2 of BAMM-IT Podcast

    Wrap Up Season 2 of BAMM-IT Podcast

    Can you believe it? The end of another season of BAMM-IT podcast. This season we featured a lot more guests. We knew  you were tired of hearing from us!  Here's our recap of episodes, where we screwed up and what we learned from John Michael Kledis of Peridot Consulting and Mari Peterson of Marketing Outpost.

    • 30 min
    Inside Perspective of Accounting Industry by John Michael Kledis, EA, CFE, CVA

    Inside Perspective of Accounting Industry by John Michael Kledis, EA, CFE, CVA

    With 17+ years experience working in the accounting industry, John Michael has a well of knowledge to share.  Listen to this episode as he shares what it is like, the challenges, the rewards and of course, why he chose the field.  He also shares about the differences in credentials and provides relevant advice to those considering entry into the industry. Lastly, John Michael shares insight into what the future of the accounting industry especially as an opportunity for younger generations.

    • 49 min
    Mari Peterson Explains Hiring Marketing Consultant

    Mari Peterson Explains Hiring Marketing Consultant

    Mari Peterson is the owner of Marketing Outpost, a marketing company based in Asheville, NC, working with limited clients with long term retainers providing strategic marketing services.  Over the last 15 years Mari has worked with both enterprise marketing agencies, advertising and media companies and marketing freelancers. In this podcast, Mari explains the ins and outs of hiring a marketing professional, what questions to ask, what kind of fees are charged and why.

    • 44 min
    Interview with Business Attorney Ryan Coffield

    Interview with Business Attorney Ryan Coffield

    Ryan Coffield is a business attorney with the Business Practice Group at Van Winkle Law firm based in Asheville, NC. His advice to anyone starting a business is to hire an attorney - why? Because the owner is focused on getting it going while the attorney focuses on ensuring you are protected legally, considers tax implications and works to protect you in your business relationships. Learn more in this podcast including the challenges and opportunities and Ryan's advice to entrepreneurs.

    • 50 min
    Interview with John Silver Owner of Brewery Home Place Beer

    Interview with John Silver Owner of Brewery Home Place Beer

    Today, John Silver is the owner and brewer at Home Place Beer in Burnsville, NC where he was born and raised.  Becoming a brewer and owning one has been 15 years in the making. He has worked at several breweries learning each stage of the process and operations.  Learn more about what it takes to become a brewer, the trends and opportunities John sees and what the future holds for Home Place Beer as they plan their expansion in 2020.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Billism: Insanity in Business

    Billism: Insanity in Business

    Bonus Episode: Billism with Bill Kelley, Management Leader Guru and former Operations Director at Grove Park Inn:  If you're always do what you've always done and keep expecting the same results, that is insanity.  Listen in as Bill explains about the difference between systems problems and people problems.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Charlieinthemountains ,

Great information!

Really enjoy their insight on a variety of topics. As a small business owner we have many hats to wear and the hosts are great at explaining those topics I have the least depth of understanding. Looking forward to many more episodes to come!

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