The Morning Tempo podcast is for small business owners and entrepreneurial spirited, with a slant on creativity. Episodes will feature insights and expertise curated by host yours truly with the help of featured guests. The intent here is to share information and lessons that will help make your entrepreneurial journey easier. Most episodes feature long form interviews with business owners, startups, and otherwise creative individuals. Find it wherever you get your favorite podcasts.
Consumer Health, Animal Welfare and Environmental Stewardship – Jacqueline Bedke, Tierra Mia Oganicos
Jacqueline Bedke of Tierra Mia Organicos runs her farm on principles of consumer health, animal welfare and environmental stewardship. Tierra Mia is a free range organic chicken and egg producer in Panama. Tierra Mia Organicos supplies eggs and chicken to major grocers here in Panama including Riba Smith, Deli Gourmet and Organica. The company operates with care for the health of its consumers, animal welfare and environmental preservation.
Business Growth, Podcasting and Connection – Max Branstetter
Max Branstetter is the founder of MaxPodcasting, a service that offers podcast production. We connected through Podcast Movement Virtual 2020. In addition to podcast production, Max also hosts the Wild Business Growth Podcast, where he interviews entrepreneurs and innovators to discover the creative and unusual ways they grow their businesses.
Linking In With Louise Brogan
Louise Brogan of SocialBee is on a mission to teach others how to build businesses with LinkedIn. We met at Youpreneur Summit 2017 in London, but recently reconnected at Podcast Movement Virtual 2020, where she was a speaker. In this conversation, Louise and I talk about some of the finer points of building a LinkedIn network, new features in the LinkedIn app and website, how she’s using LinkedIn in her own business, and much more.
WordPress Security Begins With Understanding Common Vulnerabilities – Beto Rubio
Website security is obviously relevant to the world of small biz and creative entrepreneurship. In this episode I'm joined with Beto Rubio, Founder of Servidores Rapidos, a Panama based web hosting company. In this conversation we discuss commonly overlooked practices, the top 5 WordPress security issues, common hacking attempts that use stolen passwords, hosting considerations and much more.
Catering During a Crisis—Kristina Zhao
Today on the podcast we're joined by restauranteur, Kristina Zhao. Kristina runs their family business Sichuan House, which prior to the pandemic made 80% of their sales through dine-in services. It's not as easy to switch to delivery as you might think, particularly when third parties take such a large cut.
Kristina helped Sichuan House make the pivot in a strategic way to adapt technology for their needs, keep their values intact and make the margins work for them.
A People-Centric Approach To Business—Chuck Surack
Chuck Surack is the founder of online music retailer Sweetwater, a thriving business that employs over 1800 people and is privately owned by Chuck and his wife. The business began in 1984 with a now legendary story of his discovering and reverse engineering the Kurzweil keyboard. While many businesses are currently struggling, Sweetwater is thriving. We talk about the importance of putting people first, constant professional development, and the little touches that help a business stand out.
Roberto is awesome
One of the best interviewers I’ve come across and a spitting image of Tim Ferriss to the ears. Delightful episodes and awesome insights