98 episodes

It's Just Business is the podcast for the small business owner. Co-hosted by entrepreneurs Russ Harlow and Dana Dowdell, It's Just Business interviews local, regional, and national business owners and experts. We cover all aspects of small business start-up and growth to help motivate and inspire you to level up your business. As we grow our businesses, we want to help you grow yours.

It's Just Business Dana Dowdell and Russ Harlow

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    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

It's Just Business is the podcast for the small business owner. Co-hosted by entrepreneurs Russ Harlow and Dana Dowdell, It's Just Business interviews local, regional, and national business owners and experts. We cover all aspects of small business start-up and growth to help motivate and inspire you to level up your business. As we grow our businesses, we want to help you grow yours.

    98. Finding Your Passion with Lucas Root

    98. Finding Your Passion with Lucas Root

    Why is community important to business? How will you encourage your community to support your business?  How can we stand on the shoulders of giants? We spend time with speaker, entrepreneur, and author Lucas Root. We tackle questions like toxic employees, building community, and the importance of passion in your business.

    Connect with Lucas Root:
    Website: http://lucasroot.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Lucas-Root-Speaker-Author-Entrepreneur-642366183041519
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucroot/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lucroot
    Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/lucroot
    Elements of Community Podcast: https://elementsofcommunity.us/podcast/

    Follow the podcast at @itsjustbusinesspodcast on all the major podcasting platforms.

    Connect with us:
    To get in touch with us, email the podcast at itsjustbusinesspodcast@gmail.com.
    Join us on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn - we appreciate your support!
    www.itsjustbusinesspodcast.com

    You can find Dana @adashofboss, @dana.dowdell and @hrfanatic
    Dana Dowdell – Boss Consulting – HR Consulting
    Google -  https://tinyurl.com/y4wxnavx

    You can find Russ @reliable.remediation
    Russ Harlow – Reliable Remediation – Disaster Restoration
    Google: https://g.page/r/CXogeisZHEjMEBA

    • 42 min
    97. Joe Knows Dough with Joseph Bautista

    97. Joe Knows Dough with Joseph Bautista

    Why is tax planning important for business? How can businesses save taxes? What is self employment tax? Understanding taxes and tax planning is something businesses and owners have to pay attention to. We talk with Joseph Bautista of Bautista Planning and Analytics about steps businesses and owners can take to reduce their tax burden, boost revenue, and plan for success.

    Connect with Joe Bautista:
    Website: https://bautistaplanningandanalytics.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bautista-Planning-And-Analytics-LLC-111682298257136
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joejbautista/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joebplanning/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoeBPlanning
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPCG9CnAG_qYHwbTx3ScAlA
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@joebplanning

    Follow the podcast at @itsjustbusinesspodcast on all the major podcasting platforms.

    Connect with us:
    To get in touch with us, email the podcast at itsjustbusinesspodcast@gmail.com.
    Join us on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn - we appreciate your support!
    www.itsjustbusinesspodcast.com

    You can find Dana @adashofboss, @dana.dowdell and @hrfanatic
    Dana Dowdell – Boss Consulting – HR Consulting
    Google -  https://tinyurl.com/y4wxnavx

    You can find Russ @reliable.remediation
    Russ Harlow – Reliable Remediation – Disaster Restoration
    Google: https://g.page/r/CXogeisZHEjMEBA

    • 38 min
    96. Moving Forward - Dealing with Struggles and Successes

    96. Moving Forward - Dealing with Struggles and Successes

    Why do quarterly planning? How do I adjust to business struggles? Dana and Russ discuss their business challenges over the last six months, successes they've experienced, and what they're planning for the fourth quarter of the year. Every business struggles, you are not alone!

    Follow the podcast at @itsjustbusinesspodcast on all the major podcasting platforms.

    Connect with us:
    To get in touch with us, email the podcast at itsjustbusinesspodcast@gmail.com.
    Join us on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn - we appreciate your support!
    www.itsjustbusinesspodcast.com

    You can find Dana @adashofboss, @dana.dowdell and @hrfanatic
    Dana Dowdell – Boss Consulting – HR Consulting
    Google -  https://tinyurl.com/y4wxnavx

    You can find Russ @reliable.remediation
    Russ Harlow – Reliable Remediation – Disaster Restoration
    Google: https://g.page/r/CXogeisZHEjMEBA

    • 41 min
    95. Business and Life with Marshall Stern

    95. Business and Life with Marshall Stern

    What are the four pillars of business growth? How do I run my business as a solopreneur? How can I create more freedom in business? We have an engaging talk with Marshall Stern of Marshall Stern Leadership. Marshall believes that leadership and self-leadership is the key to business and life success and fulfillment. He is passionate about helping other business owners and entrepreneurs UnBusiness their business so that they can truly build a business of freedom, prosperity and joy, one that actually serves their life.

    Connect with Marshall Stern:
    Website: https://marshallstern.net/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarshallSternLeadership
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marshallstern/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marshallstern/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/marshallsternonline/
    E-Book: Now is the Time by Marshall Stern

    Follow the podcast at @itsjustbusinesspodcast on all the major podcasting platforms.

    Connect with us:
    To get in touch with us, email the podcast at itsjustbusinesspodcast@gmail.com.
    Join us on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn - we appreciate your support!
    www.itsjustbusinesspodcast.com

    You can find Dana @adashofboss, @dana.dowdell and @hrfanatic
    Dana Dowdell – Boss Consulting – HR Consulting
    Google -  https://tinyurl.com/y4wxnavx

    You can find Russ @reliable.remediation
    Russ Harlow – Reliable Remediation – Disaster Restoration
    Google: https://g.page/r/CXogeisZHEjMEBA

    • 46 min
    94. Layoffs and Terminations - Letting Employees Go

    94. Layoffs and Terminations - Letting Employees Go

    What's the best way to let an employee go? What's the difference between a layoff and termination? What are the best practices for letting employees go? Dana Dowdell is a Human Resources professional and we discuss her experience in letting an employee go. 

    Follow the podcast at @itsjustbusinesspodcast on all the major podcasting platforms.

    Connect with us:
    To get in touch with us, email the podcast at itsjustbusinesspodcast@gmail.com.
    Join us on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn - we appreciate your support!
    www.itsjustbusinesspodcast.com

    You can find Dana @adashofboss, @dana.dowdell and @hrfanatic
    Dana Dowdell – Boss Consulting – HR Consulting
    Google -  https://tinyurl.com/y4wxnavx

    You can find Russ @reliable.remediation
    Russ Harlow – Reliable Remediation – Disaster Restoration
    Google: https://g.page/r/CXogeisZHEjMEBA

    • 36 min
    93. Remote, Global, and Making a Difference with Damien Filiatrault

    93. Remote, Global, and Making a Difference with Damien Filiatrault

    How do I find someone to create an app for my business? How much does it cost to contract software developers? How can I create a brand with a global reach? We talk with Damien Filiatrault, the founder and CEO of Scalable Path, a software staffing agency that matches leading companies and startups with vetted, remote software developers.

    Connect with Damien Filiatrault
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/damienf/ 
    Website: https://www.scalablepath.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScalablePath

    Follow the podcast at @itsjustbusinesspodcast on all the major podcasting platforms.

    Connect with us:
    To get in touch with us, email the podcast at itsjustbusinesspodcast@gmail.com.
    Join us on Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn - we appreciate your support!
    www.itsjustbusinesspodcast.com

    You can find Dana @adashofboss, @dana.dowdell and @hrfanatic
    Dana Dowdell – Boss Consulting – HR Consulting
    Google -  https://tinyurl.com/y4wxnavx

    You can find Russ @reliable.remediation
    Russ Harlow – Reliable Remediation – Disaster Restoration
    Google: https://g.page/r/CXogeisZHEjMEBA

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

One More Plant Plz ,

Fave business podcast!

I love this show. Great insights from business owners across different industries. I love listening to Dana and Russ and hearing their different perspectives. Great job guys.

Trevor Oldham ,

Awesome!

One of my new fav podcasts!

SamanthaMary P ,

So Relatable!!

I love hearing the different perspectives of a female vs make on being a business owner. It definitely makes me feel more understood as a female business owner. The topics are so on point!