65 episodes

The Capitalist Sage is a twice a month podcast that seeks out entrepreneurs and business experts, that speak to the real world life of doing business, for their sage advice.

Our audience is future, present, and past small business owners. Our mission is to provide “sage” advice to small business owners from other business owners and business subject matters experts. We aim to inspire business owners to explore traditional and new ideas to improve their business.

Your podcast hosts are Karl Barham and Rico Figliolini

Capitalist Sage Karl Barham and Rico Figliolini

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The Capitalist Sage is a twice a month podcast that seeks out entrepreneurs and business experts, that speak to the real world life of doing business, for their sage advice.

Our audience is future, present, and past small business owners. Our mission is to provide “sage” advice to small business owners from other business owners and business subject matters experts. We aim to inspire business owners to explore traditional and new ideas to improve their business.

Your podcast hosts are Karl Barham and Rico Figliolini

    What Can Businesses Gain from A Chamber Membership

    What Can Businesses Gain from A Chamber Membership

    Local business chambers are important facets of any thriving community. On today’s episode of The Capitalist Sage, Karl and Rico are joined by Steve Dorough, President and chief executive officer of First Community Development and founding member of the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. Steve has years of experience working with nonprofit organizations to help them with developing their dreams and helping them transform their plans into reality. Together Karl Barham, Rico Figliolini, and Dorough discuss the value that local chambers bring to business owners and the entire community.

    • 45 min
    How to negotiate and what to look for before signing a retail or commercial lease

    How to negotiate and what to look for before signing a retail or commercial lease

    One aspect of real estate that is supercritical to business owners is leasing. Here to talk about the ins and outs of leasing is Mario Mireles, Principal of CLR Real Estate Management. Mario has years of experience working with landlords, tenants, negotiating, and creating leases that are win-wins for both sides. On this episode of the Capitalist Sage, Karl Barham, Rico Figliolini and Mario discuss tips for working with commercial leases, what to look out for in the fine print, and much more.

    • 45 min
    How to negotiate and what to look for before signing a retail or commercial lease.

    How to negotiate and what to look for before signing a retail or commercial lease.

    One aspect of real estate that is supercritical to business owners is leasing. Here to talk about the ins and outs of leasing is Mario Mireles, Principal of CLR Real Estate Management. Mario has years of experience working with landlords, tenants, negotiating, and creating leases that are win-wins for both sides. On this episode of the Capitalist Sage, Karl Barham, Rico Figliolini and Mario discuss tips for working with commercial leases, what to look out for in the fine print, and much more.

    • 45 min
    Taking the Leap into Entrepreneurship With Tony Hill

    Taking the Leap into Entrepreneurship With Tony Hill

    What does it take to be an entrepreneur? Tony Hill, Founder and Chairman of Preschool Solutions Inc. who, with his wife, have developed, own, and operate Goddard School Franchises in metro Atlanta talks about taking that huge leap into entrepreneurship and what it takes. Listen in as Hill and hosts Karl Barham and Rico Figliolini discuss getting into a business as well as the importance of wellness for you, your family, and your community. Hill shares interesting insights on planning before starting a business.

    • 42 min
    3 Things and More that Small Business Owners Should Focus on in 2022

    3 Things and More that Small Business Owners Should Focus on in 2022

    On this special episode of the Capitalist Sage, Karl and Rico are joined by Mark Collier, business consultant and faculty member with the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center. What is affectionately called the SBDC, is a great resource to the small business community. Listen in to this episode to learn more about the SBDC and just how this asset can help you build your business.

    • 34 min
    How to be Successful Running a Restaurant Franchise, A talk with Cliff Bramble

    How to be Successful Running a Restaurant Franchise, A talk with Cliff Bramble

    Sounds easy. Buy a franchise and you'll be trained and off you go. There's more to it than that. Cliff Bramble, founder of Hungry Hospitality, restauranteur, author of several books including, the Business Side of Restaurants, and found of Coursini - an online restaurant industry academy - shares his inside knowledge about what it takes to run a franchise.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Andrew Barham ,

Grandson of a farmer

I rather be a farmer then working out corporate world. This make re think my life, this was good listen.

italy4me5 ,

Listener

Informative podcast, thank you for the effort.

kwfb ,

Informative

Great podcast.