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We have weekly conversations around our morning coffee break with a mission to share business ideas, practices and strategies.
Listen to informative conversations with owners, leaders, managers and entrepreneurs that share practical ideas to help you impact your world.

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New Episodes Weekly - Tuesday 9AM EST
We have weekly conversations around our morning coffee break with a mission to share business ideas, practices and strategies.
Listen to informative conversations with owners, leaders, managers and entrepreneurs that share practical ideas to help you impact your world.

    EP 60 | Practical Applications of Advertising | Guest: Michael Hernandez

    EP 60 | Practical Applications of Advertising | Guest: Michael Hernandez

    Chad Lingafelt chats with Michael Hernandez of Arthur Elliot Ad Agency in Charlotte, NC all about practical applications of advertising. Learn how to engage in your market and the importance of localized strategies!

    Michael has spent his entire career in sales and marketing and even took a brief sabbatical as as professional photographer.

    He’s worked along side author and speaker, Jeffrey Gitomer, for 6 years. As well as his mentor, Brian Parsley to start a global e-learning company.

    After 7 years of being a pro photographer, he joined friend, Andy Pfeiffer at his digital marketing agency, Arthur Elliott.

    Connect with Michael:

    @capturehappy

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mchernandez/

    • 51 min
    EP 59 | Fundamentals of Service | Guest: Alex Martinez

    EP 59 | Fundamentals of Service | Guest: Alex Martinez

    Chad Lingafelt chats with Alex Martinez of H.L. Flake about the Fundamentals of Service to succeed in any industry. Learn what the folks at H.L. Flake are doing in our industry that is unique and can be applied to your business! Find out more about the upcoming H.L. Flake Trade Show in Houston, Texas below. Our Leader, Chad Lingafelt, will be teaching 2 classes on March 26, 2020 and March 27, 2020 on Scaling Your Business & How to Build a Successful and Sustainable Team! Register Today for the Educational Classes here! 

    H.L. Flake 2020 Trade Show and Education

    Mar 26 at 8 AM – Mar 28 at 4 PM CDT

    The Trade Show and Party Will Be Held at:

    H.L. Flake Security Hardware

    5235 Glenmont Dr

    Houston, TX 77081

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    Classes Will Be Held at the:

    Houston Marriott Westchase Hotel

    2900 Briarpark Dr

    Houston, TX 77042



    26 T - Scaling Your Business

    3/26/20

    Is your business model scaleable? If growth is a current or future desire and you are wanting practical, tangible action items to start the process, join us for an exciting conversation that will kick start your path. We will share lessons and best practices from operating a Lock, Access Control and Door company growing from 3 - 20 service trucks.What does it take to scale?

    Instructor

    Chad Lingafelt

    8:00 AM-5:00 PM

    44 F - How to Build a Successful and Sustainable Team

    3/27/20

    Instructor

    Chad Lingafelt

    8:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Do employees scare or annoy you? If your experience with hiring people has been frustrating or you are ready to start hiring to grow your business This class will share interview tips, hiring processes, training ideas and when to fire people! Be prepared to take notes because we will share insights to help you lay the groundwork for a successful, high productive, energized team. You’ll learn about communication, innovation, and how to cultivate an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.

    • 32 min
    EP 58 | Financial Planning in 2020 | Guest: Derek Coffren

    EP 58 | Financial Planning in 2020 | Guest: Derek Coffren

    On this episode of Coffee Break, Chad Lingafelt chats with Derek Coffren, Financial Planner, all about planning for your future. We talk about mastering Dave Ramsey's Baby Steps to Financial Freedom before investing and we even dive into Financial Planning for your business. 

    Here are Dave Ramsey's Baby Steps that we cover. 


    Baby Step 1 – $1,000 to start an Emergency Fund
    Baby Step 2 – Pay off all debt using the Debt Snowball
    Baby Step 3 – 3 to 6 months of expenses in savings
    Baby Step 4 – Invest 15% of household income into Roth IRAs and pre-tax retirement
    Baby Step 5 – College funding for children
    Baby Step 6 – Pay off home early
    Baby Step 7 – Build wealth and give!

    Find out more about Financial Planning with Derek Coffren at SmartPro Financial below:

    SmartPro Financial

    derek@smartprousa.com

    (704) 564-0511

    • 38 min
    EP 57 | Enneagram - Building a Balanced Team (Part 2) | Guest: Andrea Isaacs

    EP 57 | Enneagram - Building a Balanced Team (Part 2) | Guest: Andrea Isaacs

    Part 2 of the Enneagram series!

    Looking to better understand your team? Want to become more self aware? Interested in the Enneagram but not sure where to start? Today we are talking all about the personality model that is gaining popularity in the business industry, the Enneagram.

    In this episode, Chad Lingafelt chats with Andrea Isaacs, Enneagram Coach, about the 9 different personality types on the Enneagram, the pros and cons of each, and how to utilize the enneagram to build a balanced team. How do you become a better business leader? It starts with discovering who you are. Knowing who you are, discovering your weaknesses and your strengths, can help you develop confidence. Together we will dig deep to discover the root of what drives your Number, what fears you may unknowingly have, and how to conquer them. We also talk about what to look for when building a balanced team.

    Sit back and buckle in for one of the most interesting and engaging conversations we've had on a trending topic. Enneagram Coach, Andrea Isaacs goes into depth on each of the 9 personality types and shares great insights. We definitely did not want this conversation to end (as you will see by the 2 part series) and hope you enjoy this conversation on such an interesting topic.

    Connect with Enneagram Coach Andrea at andreaisaacs@me.com or online at the following links:

    Personal Website 

    Instagram 

    Books We Mention:

    The Road Back To You

    • 46 min
    EP 56 | Enneagram - Building a Balanced Team (Part 1) | Guest: Andrea Isaacs

    EP 56 | Enneagram - Building a Balanced Team (Part 1) | Guest: Andrea Isaacs

    Looking to better understand your team? Want to become more self aware? Interested in the Enneagram but not sure where to start? Today we are talking all about the personality model that is gaining popularity in the business industry, the Enneagram. 

    In this episode, Chad Lingafelt chats with Andrea Isaacs, Enneagram Coach, about the 9 different personality types on the Enneagram, the pros and cons of each, and how to utilize the enneagram to build a balanced team. How do you become a better business leader? It starts with discovering who you are. Knowing who you are, discovering your weaknesses and your strengths, can help you develop confidence. Together we will dig deep to discover the root of what drives your Number, what fears you may unknowingly have, and how to conquer them. We also talk about what to look for when building a balanced team. 

    Sit back and buckle in for one of the most interesting and engaging conversations we've had on a trending topic. Enneagram Coach, Andrea Isaacs goes into depth on each of the 9 personality types and shares great insights. We definitely did not want this conversation to end (as you will see by the 2 part series) and hope you enjoy this conversation on such an interesting topic. 

    Connect with Enneagram Coach Andrea at andreaisaacs@me.com or online at the following links:

    Personal Website 

    Instagram 

    Books We Mention:

    The Road Back To You

    • 48 min
    EP 55 | A Conversation with Tech Entrepreneur | Guest: Dean Drako

    EP 55 | A Conversation with Tech Entrepreneur | Guest: Dean Drako

    Chad Lingafelt chats with Dean Drako, Businessman and Tech Entrepreneur on this episode of Coffee Break.

    • 38 min

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