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Host Jesse Torres, Founder and CEO of Small Business Front Inc., has important and valuable conversations with guests such as policy makers, economic development agencies, CEO's, entrepreneurs, and more to provide resources and assistance to small businesses to hack their way to success.

Hack My Business Small Business Front

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

Host Jesse Torres, Founder and CEO of Small Business Front Inc., has important and valuable conversations with guests such as policy makers, economic development agencies, CEO's, entrepreneurs, and more to provide resources and assistance to small businesses to hack their way to success.

    Why You Should Fire Yourself From Your Business With Simon Severino Founder of Strategy Sprints

    Why You Should Fire Yourself From Your Business With Simon Severino Founder of Strategy Sprints

    There is one single person holding you back from growing your business...and that is YOU. To truly scale up, you need to let go of the reins and become a teacher rather than a worker! Start turning your work into processes that can be delegated and focus on innovating instead. Today we have an expert in small business growth to reveal to us his 12 step method to doubling your income in 90 days. Simon Severino is the founder of Strategy Sprints, a consulting firm built on growing small businesses and giving the entrepreneur their freedom back. It is time to retire from the day to day operations and accelerate into the next level of entrepreneurship!
     
    More from Simon Severino: 
    Visit Strategysprints.com
    Read Strategy Sprints
    Listen to Strategy Sprints
    Finding Simon Severino:
    Facebook, Twitter, Youtube & Instagram: @StrategySprints
    LinkedIn: Simon Severino
    Twitter: @simonseverino
     
    More From Jesse & Small Business Front: 
    Visit: https://www.smallbusinessfront.com/
    LinkedIn: Small Business Front
    LinkedIn: Jesse Torres, Founder-SBF
    Instagram: @smallbizfront
    Twitter & Facebook: @SmallBizFront
     
     Join our community of Frontliners! and get the most up-to-date resources and information for YOUR small business.
    *Thank you for listening and please share the show or an episode you love with your favorite small business! We believe that when you succeed we all succeed, so let’s share the knowledge and resources!
     

    • 33 min
    Forging Cultural Connections Using The Power Of Storytelling With Bianca Quesada CEO & Founder Of ARCUS Studios

    Forging Cultural Connections Using The Power Of Storytelling With Bianca Quesada CEO & Founder Of ARCUS Studios

    Ever wondered how to get your start as an entrepreneur in the entertainment industry? Well you’re in luck, today we are joined by entertainment expert, Bianca Quesada, the CEO and Founder of ARCUS Studios and Zone One Productions. The entertainment industry is teeming with small businesses and Bianca is here to inspire you to take your first steps into entrepreneurship! She will share the key steps to building a pathway into entertainment entrepreneurship and how to authentically connect with a specific cultural market. Tune in and learn how you can join in the pursuit of creating sustainable equity within the entertainment industry and reach a wider audience. 
    More from Bianca Quesada: 
    Visit www.viaarcus.com & zoneoneproductions.com  
    Instagram: @zone_one_productions & @viaarcus 
    Finding Bianca Quesada:
    LinkedIn: @Bianca C. Quesada 
    Instagram: @bianca_quesada
     
    More From Jesse & Small Business Front: 
    Visit https://www.smallbusinessfront.com/
    LinkedIn: Small Business Front
    LinkedIn: Jesse Torres, Founder-SBF
    Instagram: @smallbizfront
    Twitter & Facebook: @SmallBizFront
     
    To join our community and get the most up-to-date resources and information for YOUR small business visit our NEW website: https://www.smallbusinessfront.com
    *Tell us what hack you're applying to YOUR business in the review section of Apple Podcasts and we'll give you and your biz a shout out in an upcoming episode!
    *Thank you for listening and please share the show or an episode you love with your favorite small business! We believe that when you succeed we all succeed, so let’s share the knowledge and resources. 

    • 45 min
    Strategic Planning SIMPLIFIED, With Eric Ryan Founding Partner At Mission Met

    Strategic Planning SIMPLIFIED, With Eric Ryan Founding Partner At Mission Met

    Strategic planning doesn’t have to be complicated. Coming to you on site from the SBDC conference, I’m joined by my dear friend Eric Ryan, a founding partner at Mission Met, an organization that helps other organizations with their strategic planning. We'll discuss how you can surmount the challenges that come with developing and executing your business's VISION. Eric will help walk you through decision making, putting processes into place, and creating realistic goals. If you can shift your thinking, you can develop the fundamental skill set needed to make it through any hardships. Don’t get intimidated by the amount of work, instead organize and take it one thing at a time! 
    More from Eric Ryan: 
    Visit www.missionmet.com 
    LinkedIn: @Eric Ryan
    Read Mission Met
    Finding Eric Ryan:
    Email: info@missionmet.com 
    LinkedIn & Youtube: @Mission Met 
    Facebook: @your.mission.met
    Twitter: @mission_met
    Read The 12 Week Year 
     
    More From Jesse & Small Business Front: 
    Visit: https://www.smallbusinessfront.com/
    LinkedIn: Small Business Front
    LinkedIn: Jesse Torres, Founder-SBF
    Instagram: @smallbizfront
    Twitter & Facebook: @SmallBizFront
     
     Join our community of Frontliners! and get the most up-to-date resources and information for YOUR small business.
    *Thank you for listening and please share the show or an episode you love with your favorite small business! We believe that when you succeed we all succeed, so let’s share the knowledge and resources!

    • 22 min
    The Key To Creating A Strong Community Of Entrepreneurs, With Sal Bednarz Co-Founder & Managing Partner At Port Labs

    The Key To Creating A Strong Community Of Entrepreneurs, With Sal Bednarz Co-Founder & Managing Partner At Port Labs

    Entrepreneurs just see the world differently. I’m joined today by Sal Bednarz, the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Port Labs, an exciting innovation hub located in Oakland, California. Sal has always had an eye for spotting value, and creating community and connection around entrepreneurship. Moving now into a leadership role, Sal is advocating for small business owners all across the Bay Area through different organizations and legislation.
    You’ll learn how to develop and grow your network intentionally, so you can support others along their journeys as well. We’ll break down the opportunity mindset and how Sal and the team at Port Labs are driving innovation forward to help entrepreneurs everywhere! 
    Finding Sal Bednarz:
    Website: www.portlabs.co
    LinkedIn: @Sal Bednarz & @Port labs
    Schedule a FREE tour 
    More From Jesse & Small Business Front: 
    Visit: https://www.smallbusinessfront.com/
    LinkedIn: Small Business Front
    LinkedIn: Jesse Torres, Founder-SBF
    Instagram: @smallbizfront
    Twitter & Facebook: @SmallBizFront
    Join our community of Frontliners! and get the most up-to-date resources and information for YOUR small business.
    *Thank you for listening and please share the show or an episode you love with your favorite small business! We believe that when you succeed we all succeed, so let’s share the knowledge and resources!

    • 42 min
    Discover The Power In Asking For Help, With Jessica Padilla Bowen Communications Consultant & Certified Coach

    Discover The Power In Asking For Help, With Jessica Padilla Bowen Communications Consultant & Certified Coach

    How do you know when it’s the right time to hire an executive coach? I’m delighted to introduce Jessica Padilla Bowen, a certified Executive Coach, and an accomplished Communications and Public Relations professional with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Jessica helps executives tackle the biggest issues they’re facing so they can produce their best work possible. In order to be the best version of yourself, you have to know what you don’t know, and be willing to learn from an expert. Tune in as she debunks the myths around her role, and breaks down the differences between consulting and coaching. Having the awareness to know when you need to ask for help is an invaluable skill that will only benefit you and your business!  
     
    More from Jessica Padilla Bowen: 
    Visit www.katherinepadilla.com 
    Join The mPEAK Course 
     
    Finding Jessica Padilla Bowen:
    Email: Jessica@padillabowen.com 
    LinkedIn: @Jessica Padilla Bowen 
    Instagram & Twitter: @jpadillabowen 
     
    More From Jesse & Small Business Front: 
    Visit: https://www.smallbusinessfront.com/
    LinkedIn: Small Business Front
    LinkedIn: Jesse Torres, Founder-SBF
    Instagram: @smallbizfront
    Twitter & Facebook: @SmallBizFront
     
     Join our community of Frontliners! and get the most up-to-date resources and information for YOUR small business.
    *Thank you for listening and please share the show or an episode you love with your favorite small business! We believe that when you succeed we all succeed, so let’s share the knowledge and resources!
     

    • 31 min
    The Key To Driving Up Economic Vitality, With Dave White The CEO At Opportunity Stanislaus Episode 60

    The Key To Driving Up Economic Vitality, With Dave White The CEO At Opportunity Stanislaus Episode 60

    How can we create better opportunities within the community? I’m speaking with Dave White, the CEO at Opportunity Stanislaus, an industry leading nonprofit organization improving economic vitality in Stanislaus county. Digging into the driving forces behind economic development, Dave will clue us in on the best way to drive economic growth in a specific region, and what we can do to maintain this growth. We’ll discover the connection between economic development and entrepreneurship, and what elements communities are still missing when it comes to supporting business owners. Through advanced automated robotic systems, the reuse of biomaterials, talent development, and good business initiatives, we can improve people’s quality of life one county at a time!    
     
    More from Dave White: 
    Visit www.opportunitystanislaus.com  
    Email: aedwards@opportunitystanislaus.com 
    Call: 209-422-6420
    LinkedIn: @Dave White 
    Instagram: @opportunitystanislaus
    Facebook: @OpportunityStanislaus
    Twitter: @OpportunityStan & @dwhiteoppstan 
     
    More From Jesse & Small Business Front: 
    Visit: https://www.smallbusinessfront.com/
    LinkedIn: Small Business Front
    LinkedIn: Jesse Torres, Founder-SBF
    Instagram: @smallbizfront
    Twitter & Facebook: @SmallBizFront
     
     Join our community of Frontliners! and get the most up-to-date resources and information for YOUR small business.
    *Thank you for listening and please share the show or an episode you love with your favorite small business! We believe that when you succeed we all succeed, so let’s share the knowledge and resources!
     

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

daniela_asnbs ,

Informative and fascinating!

This podcast is informative and fascinating!

Jesse and his team cover many aspects of the entrepreneurial journey and provide valuable resources for businesses at all levels! Great work!

imissarman ,

Great tips , Easy Listen!

Binged this! Every episode has so many great tips!

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