28 episodes

Join Cannon Carr, CEO and Business Owner at CornerCap, as he has conversations with entrepreneurs on lessons learned from the trenches. Cannon and his guests talk about sustaining business success, while appreciating financial independence along the way.

Do you want to learn more about exit strategies for business owners? Visit cornercappodcast.com for a free copy of our ebook with everything you need to know to make a smooth transition out of your business.

Business Owner Tales from the Trenches Cannon Carr

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

Join Cannon Carr, CEO and Business Owner at CornerCap, as he has conversations with entrepreneurs on lessons learned from the trenches. Cannon and his guests talk about sustaining business success, while appreciating financial independence along the way.

Do you want to learn more about exit strategies for business owners? Visit cornercappodcast.com for a free copy of our ebook with everything you need to know to make a smooth transition out of your business.

    Ep 26: Lessons on Entrepreneurial Success from BEHIND the Camera with Chris Jones and Willie Johnson

    Ep 26: Lessons on Entrepreneurial Success from BEHIND the Camera with Chris Jones and Willie Johnson

    In today's competitive digital landscape, establishing trust and connection with your audience is key, and video has become a vital tool for sharing your brand story effectively. In this episode, we are joined by Chris Jones and Willie Johnson, founders of Drone Jones Media and Triple M Productions, as they share insights from their own entrepreneurial journeys into helping other small businesses market themselves.
    You can find show notes, resources and more at: https://tinyurl.com/2umwt3zy 

    • 46 min
    Ep 25: The Power of Accelerating Growth in Your Business with Omar Soliman 

    Ep 25: The Power of Accelerating Growth in Your Business with Omar Soliman 

    Today we are looking into the secrets behind building a successful franchise empire with Omar Soliman, Co-Founder of College Hunks Hauling Junk and CEO of Trash Butler. Whether you're eyeing national expansion or aiming to scale your local business, Omar shares invaluable economic and strategic insights, serving up a playbook for franchise success. We explore the essential accelerators for business growth, from securing third-party capital to mastering PR strategies for maximum visibility. Omar's candid discussion reveals the power of a strong partnership, debunking the myth that friends can't make successful business partners.
    You can find show notes, resources and more at: https://tinyurl.com/57r6x3mx 

    • 49 min
    Ep 24: Part Two: Navigating Key Stages in Scaling Your Business for Growth with Dave Sutton

    Ep 24: Part Two: Navigating Key Stages in Scaling Your Business for Growth with Dave Sutton

    Joining us for part 2 of our conversation is serial entrepreneur and author Dave Sutton. Today, we're diving deep into the intricacies of funding your business as it grows and leveraging your balance sheet effectively. Dave shares insights on navigating the inflection points that businesses encounter during their growth journey, shedding light on the implications for funding, talent acquisition, and strategic planning. 
    You can find show notes, resources and more at: https://bit.ly/4acKx7l 

    • 35 min
    Ep 24: Part One: Managing Successful Exits from Your Business with Dave Sutton

    Ep 24: Part One: Managing Successful Exits from Your Business with Dave Sutton

    At the forefront of marketing services and strategies, you’ll find serial entrepreneur and author Dave Sutton. Dave joins the show today to share insight from his wealth of experience in founding, growing, and selling companies. He has so much to share that we split this conversation into two episodes! In this first segment, we will be focusing on mindset and planning your exit for financial independence.
    You can find show notes, resources and more at: https://bit.ly/48FzmTA 

    • 34 min
    Ep 23: Thinking Through Your Exit Early with Entrepreneur and Coach Catherine Cates

    Ep 23: Thinking Through Your Exit Early with Entrepreneur and Coach Catherine Cates

    The entrepreneurial journey is often filled with ups and downs, twists and turns, and everything in between, and our guest today has seen that firsthand. Having moved from a corporate career to become an entrepreneur—and then a coach for entrepreneurs—Catherine Cates joins the show today to share insight from her hands-on experiences in the world of business and entrepreneurship.
    You can find show notes, resources and more at: http://tinyurl.com/5xa62fhy

    • 44 min
    Ep 22: Building Next Gen Leadership at an Admired Atlanta Brand with Mark Beal

    Ep 22: Building Next Gen Leadership at an Admired Atlanta Brand with Mark Beal

    Mark Beal joins us on the show today as the new owner of the beloved brand, Instead of Flowers. Today, you’ll hear about why he and his investor group bought the brand, what they’ve done in his two years there so far, and their plans for growth in what is a dynamic and constantly changing industry. From lessons learned to important insight into casting a vision and building up the next generation of leaders, this episode is full of wisdom you don't want to miss!
    You can find show notes, resources and more at: http://tinyurl.com/yksa85jv

    • 46 min

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