13 episodes

"Mind Your Own Business with Mike and Matt" is the podcast for small business owners. How do I improve sales? Keep the books properly? Manage my staff? Market myself? The hosts have done it all, and they're here to help!

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    • 4.8, 17 Ratings

"Mind Your Own Business with Mike and Matt" is the podcast for small business owners. How do I improve sales? Keep the books properly? Manage my staff? Market myself? The hosts have done it all, and they're here to help!

    Episode 12: Networking! Networking!

    Episode 12: Networking! Networking!

    Every small business owner these days knows they need to be networking… or at least they know that they’ve been told so time and time again. But what does that mean? How does someone network effectively? Dave Bresler of Network! Network! joins us to discuss.

    • 32 min
    Episode 11: Tax Time!

    Episode 11: Tax Time!

    Yup, they’re inevitable… and this year, your small business tax returns are full of new rules and guidelines. We sit down with CPA Joe Romano of Romano & Associates to navigate some of the pitfalls and even find some opportunities.

    (This episode is sponsored by Audible, home of the worlds biggest selection of audio books, where you can get a no-obligation 30-day trial by going to www.audibletrial.com/myob)

     

    • 30 min
    Episode 10: Trans-Pacific Entrepreneurship

    Episode 10: Trans-Pacific Entrepreneurship

    Sometime around the year 2000, journalist Larry Schuster decided he needed a new challenge, so he did something pretty extraordinary – pulling up stakes and relocating to Shanghai, China. In our conversation with Larry, we hear about the bumpy road that led to the founding of his successful small business, and along the way, learn some important lessons about networking, persistence, and good old-fashioned chutzpah.

    • 28 min
    Episode 9: Getting Ready for 2019

    Episode 9: Getting Ready for 2019

    It’s a brand new year, and all of us are taking a look how our businesses did in 2018 and how we can improve. To that end, Mike and Matt present a really great exercise for taking stock of the previous year and making plans for the future in a way that’s much more subtle and impactful than traditional new year’s resolutions.

    Play along at home! You’ll find links to the “Reflections and Outlook” worksheet and Mike and Matt’s goals and objectives for the new year on our Facebook and Twitter pages – @myobpodcast

     

     

    • 27 min
    Episode 8: Finding Good Help These Days

    Episode 8: Finding Good Help These Days

    Hiring has always been hard, but has it actually gotten harder? Have online job boards done what they’ve promised and made it easier to find great employees, or were we better off with a classified and a sign in the window? And while we’re at it, what the heck is up with kids these days? Mike, Matt, and David get downright curmudgeonly with the help of Laurie Jakobsen of Jaybird Communications (http://www.jaybirdcom.com/).

    Today’s episode sponsored by Audible, where you can get a free audiobook of your choice with a no-cost no-obligation 30 day membership! Just go to http://audibletrial.com/myob

    • 31 min
    Episode 7: Partnering is Such Sweet Sorrow

    Episode 7: Partnering is Such Sweet Sorrow

    Howdy, Pardner! Bill Goldstein (https://www.billgoldstein.com/) joins us to talk about the dynamics of duos, the myth of complementary skill sets, and why there are no sole proprietors in foxholes.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

David Shriner-Cahn ,

Practical and topical for business owners

Great strategies on a variety of topics you need to know in order to build success in your business - with a style that makes listening and learning easy.

Brian.Rodriguez ,

An inspiring Podcast

A wonderful listen for aspiring entrepreneurs like myself.

Pumatuna1234 ,

Very fun and informative podcast

A fantastic podcast for aspiring entrepreneurs!

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