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Business Growth Talks podcast is created and hosted by Mark Hayward. In this show we talk about how to grow a business in the Growth Stage. The growth stage is often marked by rapid developments, increased revenue, and an escalating customer base. ​  In each episode we talk to entrepreneurs and business owners who have grown businesses and we cover topics like scaling processes, market expansion, financial management, human resource and talent development, and customer retention. If you are looking for actionable advice, tips, and techniques on how to grow, run and build your business, this is the podcast for you!Find more details about the podcast www.businessgrowthtalks.comIf you want to be a guest on 24 or 48 shows to build your personal or professional brand then go to:www.podcastintroduction.comBe a supporter of the channel - https://www.patreon.com/BusinessgrowthtalksFind me onLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-hayward-163721a0/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/markjhayward​Twitter - https://twitter.com/markhayward169TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@mjh169183

Business Growth Talks Mark Hayward

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    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

Business Growth Talks podcast is created and hosted by Mark Hayward. In this show we talk about how to grow a business in the Growth Stage. The growth stage is often marked by rapid developments, increased revenue, and an escalating customer base. ​  In each episode we talk to entrepreneurs and business owners who have grown businesses and we cover topics like scaling processes, market expansion, financial management, human resource and talent development, and customer retention. If you are looking for actionable advice, tips, and techniques on how to grow, run and build your business, this is the podcast for you!Find more details about the podcast www.businessgrowthtalks.comIf you want to be a guest on 24 or 48 shows to build your personal or professional brand then go to:www.podcastintroduction.comBe a supporter of the channel - https://www.patreon.com/BusinessgrowthtalksFind me onLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-hayward-163721a0/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/markjhayward​Twitter - https://twitter.com/markhayward169TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@mjh169183

    I'm answering the important questions

    I'm answering the important questions

    In this unique installment of the Business Growth Talks podcast, host Mark Hayward takes a different approach from the typical interview format. He delves into the personal domain, reflecting on his own experiences, decisions, and insights that have impacted his journey in the world of business and entrepreneurship. This special episode presents an intimate look at the thought processes of someone deeply invested in the art of growing and developing businesses.
    Mark candidly shares his viewpoints on several aspects of life, including career choices, marriage, and the pivotal decision to leave the corporate world to focus on family and his podcasting venture. He emphasizes the importance of deep domain knowledge, referencing Bruce Lee's philosophy on mastery, and discusses the individuals who have most influenced his career path. The episode serves as a self-interview, with Mark responding to the typical questions he poses to his guests.

    Key takeaways
    Embrace deep domain knowledge in your field, much like practicing "one kick 10,000 times," to achieve expertise.Reflecting on the best personal decisions can provide insightful context to career motivations.Mentorship and family can play significant roles in shaping one's career path and personal development.Being harsh on oneself is a common regret; Mark suggests being patient and giving oneself a break.The concept of legacy centers around impacting the immediate circle positively rather than leaving a grand mark on the world at large.Support the show
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    • 18 min
    The Great Wealth Divide: Should Business Leaders Earn Huge Payouts?

    The Great Wealth Divide: Should Business Leaders Earn Huge Payouts?

    Join host Mark Hayward in a thought-provoking episode of the Business Growth Talks podcast. In this insightful discussion, we delve into the controversial and complex issue of executive compensation, a topic that ignites debates across boardrooms and dinner tables alike. This episode touches on how large businesses compensate their CEOs and whether the staggering amounts align with the value these leaders create or perpetuate income inequality.
    Mark Hayward opens the conversation by reflecting on the massive compensation packages of business giants like Elon Musk, questioning the justification behind such high remuneration. He explores the pros and cons of rewarding visionary leadership worthy of substantial earnings and contemplates the societal implications of this practice. With a balanced perspective, Hayward discusses the benefits of attracting top-tier talent with lucrative rewards and contrasts it with the ethical concerns raised when income disparities are evident at the lower echelons of the same companies.
    The debate on executive remuneration is intricate and laced with nuances related to fairness, business strategy, and social responsibility. It's a tangle of economics, value creation, and societal impacts. Hayward posits that finding a middle ground may be the key, ensuring the incredible innovators are well-compensated without neglecting the fair treatment of the broader workforce. This episode promises to stimulate your mind and perhaps challenge your perspective on the future of capitalism and wealth distribution.

    Key Takeaways:
    The growing debate around executive compensation, especially of high-profile leaders like Elon Musk, and its justification based on their value creation.The importance of competitive payouts in attracting highly capable leaders and the impact on innovation and business success.The argument contrasting the morality of unequal wealth distribution, especially when lower-level workers struggle to make ends meet.The ongoing conversation spans across various domains including politics, society, culture, business, and technology markets, focusing on income disparities.Potential solutions lie in a balanced approach, where transformative leaders are well-compensated yet lower-tier workers receive fair pay.Support the show
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    • 8 min
    Surviving and Thriving in Financial Downturns with Rob Braiman

    Surviving and Thriving in Financial Downturns with Rob Braiman

    In the latest installment of Business Growth Talks with Mark Hayward, we delve into a stimulating conversation with Rob Braiman, we delve into a stimulating conversation with Rob, a venerated entrepreneur and the visionary behind Cogent Analytics. This episode promises a treasure trove of insights into innovation, dedication, and transformative leadership that Rob has honed over his expansive career.

    The discussion sheds light on the quintessential growth stage as marked by rapid developments, increased revenue, and an escalating customer base. Focusing on scaling processes, market expansion, financial management, talent development, and customer retention, the conversation provides actionable advice and techniques for entrepreneurs aiming to refine their business acumen.

    Key talking points center around the four critical areas of business: business development, organizational engineering, operational engineering, and the pivotal role of measurements. Furthermore, Rob shares his perspective on navigating financial downturns, developing a strong company culture, and aligning leadership principles with military experience.

    Key Takeaways:

    *   Growth in business encompasses more than just increasing revenue; it involves scaling processes, expanding markets, and fostering talent within the organization.
    *   The four pillars of business, instrumental for success, are business development, organizational engineering, operational engineering, and comprehensive measurement.
    *   Rigorous entrepreneurial analytics require a holistic view, considering not only the mechanics but also the person behind the business—each business owner's unique motivations and goals.
    *   Effective hiring strategies are fundamental for placing the right people in suitable positions which can greatly influence a company's growth trajectory and operational success.
    *   Planning for exit strategies from day one is crucial for entrepreneurs, regardless of their business size, with an understanding that the journey must include potential succession planning.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Lessons from 40 Wisdom I Wish I'd Known at 20

    Lessons from 40 Wisdom I Wish I'd Known at 20

    Business Growth Talks podcast, hosted by Mark Hayward, serves as a beacon for entrepreneurs and business owners seeking actionable advice on propelling their businesses during the intense growth stage. In this thought-provoking episode, Mark engages listeners in a reflective dialogue, drawing from a wealth of experience to share the invaluable lessons one accumulates by the age of 40.
    Centered on the theme 'wisdom I wish I'd known at 20,' the episode traverses through the importance of time management, financial prudence, embracing failure, nurturing relationships, and the pursuit of passion. This journey into self-discovery encapsulates a universal truth about the value of life experiences. As Mark navigates these topics, he imbues each with SEO-rich keywords such as financial freedom, scaling processes, and customer retention that provide a roadmap to personal and professional enrichment.
    The narrative emphasizes that while we cannot turn back the hands of time, embracing the wisdom gained with age can illuminate our path forward. It addresses how to invest time meaningfully, the significance of financial wisdom from an early age, the instrumental role of failure in growth, and the critical essence of robust health and well-being. This episode not only encourages a thriving business but also a life lived with purpose and passion.
    Key Takeaways:
    Time is a precious commodity; honor and protect it to capitalize on your potential future.Financial wisdom in youth can lead to a more secure and liberated future.Embrace failures as learning opportunities that pave the way for resilience and growth.The quality of relationships and connections directly impacts life's fulfillment.Health is a critical pillar - neglecting it can undermine all aspects of success.Support the show
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    Find more details about the podcast and my coaching business on:
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    • 8 min
    Join us for a special live event celebrating 500 episodes!

    Join us for a special live event celebrating 500 episodes!

    Join us for an extraordinary live edition of Business Growth Talks, as host Mark Hayward celebrates the 500th episode at Riverside Studios in Hammersmith on May 17, 2024. Embark on a journey through innovation and inspiration as we delve deep into the minds of change-makers in the world of business.

    In the heart of London, this special episode unfolds as a dynamic blend of in-depth discussions on entrepreneurship and live entertainment. Listeners have the exclusive opportunity to hear from financial savant Rebecca Harbrow, broadcasting innovator Gerard Edwards, and AI expert Louis Halpern. Each guest brings to the table unique insights and stories that promise to not only educate but also captivate the audience.

    Experience an evening where business meets magic. From Rebecca Harbrow's tales of business acquisitions to Gerard Edwards's bold market expansion strategies, and Louis Halpern's futuristic view on AI, the event guarantees an atmosphere buzzing with intellect and inspiration. The added allure of a live magic performance makes this a can't-miss event for any forward-thinking entrepreneur or business enthusiast.

    Buy a ticket on https://buytickets.at/businessgrowthtalks/1153827
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    • 7 min
    HOW DIFFERENT GENERATIONS VIEW THE WORLD

    HOW DIFFERENT GENERATIONS VIEW THE WORLD

    Welcome to a compelling exploration of generational divides in "Business Growth Talks," where we delve into how baby boomers, Gen X, millennials, and Gen Z view work and politics. From the office to the voting booth, discover the unique ways each generation is shaping the world.
    This episode unravels the myths and realities behind generational stereotypes and provides a fresh perspective on the values and expectations driving different age groups in society.

    Dive into an enlightening discussion that spans from the work-centered baby boomers to the innovative and purpose-driven Gen Z. Learn how shifts in technology, socioeconomics, and culture have influenced attitudes toward job loyalty, work-life balance, and workplace expectations. Our episode breaks down key motivators for each generation, spotlighting the evolution from a singular focus on financial gains to a broader desire for meaningful work and social impact.

    Shift gears to the political realm, where each generation's historical context has moulded their stances on conservatism, liberalism, and activism. Identify trends in political engagement and the role of digital media in shaping discourse. With insights into the factors that forged their worldviews, this episode offers a nuanced understanding of the diverse perspectives across generations, from advocacy to voting behaviour.

    Key Takeaways:

    *   Baby boomers are typically hardworking and loyal, with a preference for job stability and promotions.
    *   Gen X strives for work-life balance, favouring flexibility and autonomy over traditional work structures.
    *   Millennials desire meaningful work driven by purpose, highlighting the importance of a positive work culture and professional development.
    *   Gen Z values diversity, inclusion, and technological integration in the workplace, with a strong focus on mental health.
    *   The political landscape reveals a shift from conservative views among baby boomers to progressive and liberal ideologies in Gen Z, emphasizing diversity and social justice.
    Support the show
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    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

DebBrownVolkman ,

Mark is a genius

There are a lot of podcasts out there and this is one of my favorites. Each episode is different. Chock full of great business advice. Highly recommend.

HenryLopez@TheHowOfBusiness ,

Great Show for Entrepreneurs

Mark is an expert interviewer and this show shares valuable information and insights for entrepreneurs. It was an honor to be a guest on this show, and I am a regular listener as well.

Sabrina Osso ,

Sabrina Osso review of Absolute Business Mindset Podcast

It was a pleasure to be interviewed by Mark Hayward on his podcast, Absolute Business Mindset. Mark made me feel very comfortable throughout the interview. He asked excellent questions that would benefit any audience. He was also very encouraging and provided positive feedback throughout the interview which makes for great chemistry between host and guest. Mark really understood Osso Safe’s vision and it’s purpose in the real estate industry as safer residency makes for better residency which is better for business. We would be happy to return on his podcast anytime in the future. -Sabrina Osso from Osso Safe

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