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Spencer Shaw interviews business owners about what it takes to run and grow a business. These aren't conversations about raising millions of capital or scaling to become the next billion dollar venture. Our message is for normal, hard working people that want insights to grow their part-time or full time business.

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Spencer Shaw interviews business owners about what it takes to run and grow a business. These aren't conversations about raising millions of capital or scaling to become the next billion dollar venture. Our message is for normal, hard working people that want insights to grow their part-time or full time business.

    How to Spot and Avoid Financial Fraud in Your Business - Episode 107

    How to Spot and Avoid Financial Fraud in Your Business - Episode 107

    Stephen King of www.GrowthForce.com explains how you can avoid having an employee commit financial fraud against your business. You'll learn the things to be aware of, where it originates, and then how to prevent it.
     
    Episode Highlights
    How to reduce risk Who to trust Reducing the risk of fraud Rationalizing behavior Level of risk Understanding your risk GrowthForce goal Helping business owners to grow A webinar about how fraud happens  
    Links and Resources
    www.growthforce.com  https://twitter.com/skingGForce https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenkingcpa  
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    • 25 min
    Why You Need to Know Your Unit Economics - Episode 106

    Why You Need to Know Your Unit Economics - Episode 106

    This is a Twitter conversation from Elizabeth Yin https://twitter.com/dunkhippo33, Co-founder at HustleFund https://twitter.com/hustlefundvc  where she talks about knowing your metrics and where many businesses go off the rails. I asked a question to know which metrics are most important to her. Read our Twitter thread here: https://twitter.com/spencershaw/status/1260645765191331843 
     
    Episode Highlights
    https://twitter.com/hustlefundvc  https://twitter.com/dunkhippo33   
    Links and Resources
    Business metrics and economics The importance of knowing your metrics The hard work it takes to build a business Success on the ideation process Being a unicorn? How much it costs to acquire a customer  
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    • 6 min
    How to Increase Business Cashflow and Your Prices Without Pushback with Stephen King - Episode 105

    How to Increase Business Cashflow and Your Prices Without Pushback with Stephen King - Episode 105

    Knowing your finances and cashflow is critical to growing your business. Stephen King from www.growthforce.com talks about the simple steps to get your financials in order. They also dive into the step-by-step process for increasing your prices and by doing it in a way that customers don't have pushback. In fact, they are happier. Stephen also includes a financial tool to assist your quickbooks accounting software.

    Episode Highlights Knowing your numbers in your business What’s GrowthForce? A conversation about cashflow Finding a reason to be grateful A client cashflow problem A good time to change the deposit amount Automate the processes Pricing the jobs The importance of seeing the numbers Recommending www.bill.com and why  Why you have to use a good bookkeeper How you can improve your cashflow How to increase profit
    Links and Resources www.growthforce.com www.bill.com https://www.growthforce.com/cash-flow-forecasting-tool-and-instructions Here’s a link where you can download the Cash Flow Forecasting Tool: https://get.growthforce.com/cash-flow-forecasting-tool/GrowthForce Bookkeeping Services   
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    • 25 min
    Why Now is the Greatest Opportunity Ever - Episode 104

    Why Now is the Greatest Opportunity Ever - Episode 104

    Saying that right now is the greatest opportunity to grow our businesses may sound hypocritical or insane. But, I honestly believe right now is the time to step up. Not only from a growth perspective but also for leading your team, employing people, and providing value to customers.
     
    Episode Highlights
    What happened the last couple of months Sharing perspectives The best time ever to grow a business Many people devastated Providing clarity and vision  Are you a business owner overwhelmed? Wanting others to succeed right now  
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    • 5 min
    Growing Your Business During COVID-19 with Chris Meade - Episode 103

    Growing Your Business During COVID-19 with Chris Meade - Episode 103

    Crossnet is an e-commerce company with an excellent marketing strategy. Spencer talks with Chris Meade about how you can grow your business during COVID_19.

    Episode Highlights When the company started Taking pre-orders right now Shipping orders as fast as possible  Learning how to play volleyball in a fun way  The financial side of Crossnet 
    Links and Resources www.crossnetgame.com  chris@crossnetgame.com   
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    • 19 min
    Creating a Legacy with a Family Office with David Shirkey - Episode 102

    Creating a Legacy with a Family Office with David Shirkey - Episode 102

    The term “family office” is a little known term and approach in the financial world. I talk with David Shirkey who manages their family office and strategic initiatives at Orbitform. If you're looking to create a family legacy, this episode is rare and full of valuable insights.

    Links and Resources https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidshirkey/   
    Highlights Managing a family office Estate planning and communication Being focused on what it is that you want Think big and record your credits
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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

16 Ratings

gabecarbonara ,

Cashflow

I enjoyed your discussion on increasing cashflow. Find it crazy that so much can be automated.

Ashley Micciche ,

Great topics

Spencer always has great topics, insight, and experience to share! Love this show!!

Steve Gordon, Author ,

Fantastic podcast!

Spencer does such a good job finding the key nuggets you need to know. He's a great interviewer...this one is on my regular listen list!

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