28 episodes

SafeguardingYourBusiness is a podcast created for you, the Entrepreneur, Home-based Business Owner, Small Business Owner, and Wantrepreneur. This is the podcast that'll provide you many ways to safeguard your business. Ernie Bryan provides your frequent dose of excellent content and, at times, subject matter experts who share their expertise each episode for small business entrepreneurs in areas of such as accounting, insurance, computer and cybersecurity, advice for home-based owners, legal advice from Attorneys, and much, much more.

Safeguarding Your Business with Ernie Bryan Entrepreneur, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Expert, Retired US Veteran

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SafeguardingYourBusiness is a podcast created for you, the Entrepreneur, Home-based Business Owner, Small Business Owner, and Wantrepreneur. This is the podcast that'll provide you many ways to safeguard your business. Ernie Bryan provides your frequent dose of excellent content and, at times, subject matter experts who share their expertise each episode for small business entrepreneurs in areas of such as accounting, insurance, computer and cybersecurity, advice for home-based owners, legal advice from Attorneys, and much, much more.

    028: Six Habits to a More Effective Entrepreneur, with Chief Side Hustler, Author, Podcaster, Nick Loper

    028: Six Habits to a More Effective Entrepreneur, with Chief Side Hustler, Author, Podcaster, Nick Loper

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    What steps should you take to safeguard your business?  Join us as Entrepreneur and Side Hustler, Nick Loper, share numerous tips and insights on six habits that will make you a more effective entrepreneur.
    I thought it would be good for you guys to hear straight from a practitioner in the field.
    The subject at hand is Nick Loper.  Nick helps people earn money outside of their day job. He's an author, online entrepreneur, and life-long student in the game of business. His latest role is as Chief Side Hustler at SideHustleNation.com, a growing community and resource for aspiring and part-time entrepreneurs.
    In this episode, you’ll learn about:Side hustle ideas to supplement your income6 habits that will make you a more effective entrepreneur...and much moreInterview Links(podcast) The Side Hustle Show(book) Work Smarter: 350+ Online Resources Today's Top Entrepreneurs Use To Increase Productivity and Achieve Their Goals by Nick Loper(book) Virtual Assistant Assistant: The Ultimate Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Working with Virtual Assistants by Nick Loper(book) Essentiali

    • 27 min
    027: How to Create Margin in Your Life with Passive Businesses, with Entrepreneur and Fundraising Expert, Matt Miller

    027: How to Create Margin in Your Life with Passive Businesses, with Entrepreneur and Fundraising Expert, Matt Miller

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    What steps should you take to safeguard your business?  Join us as Entrepreneur and Fundraising Expert, Matt Miller,  share numerous tips and insights on how to get out of the rat race and start working on your business and not in your business.
    I thought it would be good for you guys to hear straight from a practitioner in the field.
    The subject at hand is Matt Miller.  Matt spent the first 9 years of his career as an Air Force pilot, before entering the corporate world to work at both Abbott Laboratories and Valassis.  While a top performer for both companies, his long-term desire was to start a business and be his own boss.  A good friend one day mentioned the gum ball machines he and his young daughters owned, and that conversation began a 10 year business quest that has brought Matt's company, School Spirit Vending, to the cutting edge of both the vending and school fundraising industries.
    Today, School Spirit Vending's Hassle-Free fundraising program is helping schools in 23 states raise money in it's own unique way.  Aside from fundraising, Matt developed a passion for reading at a very early age by reading comic books he bought at a local 5-and-dime store. With his unique positioning with schools across the country, he decided to start a comic book company, Sticker Swarm Media, in hopes of inspiring today's kids to read like he was inspired 30+ years ago.
    Sticker Swarm's 1st comic book series, Marlin & Percy, provides challenging reading and good clean fun for kids and adults alike.
    In this episode, you’ll learn about:What is meant by companies created under "unbusiness" or "uncompany" philosophies.How Matt built his businesses so differently in some ways from the typical company and how this methodology can help you do the same.The concepts and benefits a passive business. Interview Links

    • 28 min
    026: How to Live a Successful and Significant Life with Aaron Walker, Life and Business Coach for Men

    026: How to Live a Successful and Significant Life with Aaron Walker, Life and Business Coach for Men

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    Calling all men, this episode is geared toward you.  You are in for a a great episode!  Sorry ladies, there are great tips here for you as well and I'll have a future episode exclusively for women also.
    What steps should you take to safeguard your business?  Join us as Life and Business Coach, Aaron T. Walker,  share numerous tips and insights on how men can change their lives and business significantly.
    I thought it would be good for you guys to hear straight from a practitioner in the field.
    The subject at hand is Aaron T. Walker.  Businessman and Life Coach, Aaron, has inspired many through his leadership, mentorship, and consistent pursuit of excellence.  Aaron enjoys helping others and believes experience is a great teacher. Thirty-five (35) years of entrepreneurship and marriage have given him a wealth of experience.
    Aaron continues to reach new heights and broaden his perspective of the terrain by examining his experiences and growing from them.
    In this episode, you’ll learn about:How Aaron assist men to reach their full potential and discover their identity.How men and businessmen can live a successful and significant life.How grit and determination has paid off for Aaron and the lesson us men/businessmen can learn from it. Interview Linksviewfromthetop.com/safenation - download three complimentary documents to help you live a significant lifeBook -  Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

    • 25 min
    025: HR Expert, Beth De Lima, Shares How to Avoid Crucial HR Mistakes and Reduce Litigation

    025: HR Expert, Beth De Lima, Shares How to Avoid Crucial HR Mistakes and Reduce Litigation

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    If you're like me, you're always on the lookout for ways to safeguarding your business from yourself at times and your employees.  You are in for a a great episode!
    What steps should you take to safeguard your business?  Join us as HR Expert, Beth De Lima,  share numerous tips and insights on how to implement your HR program the right way and keep yourself out of ligitation.
    I thought it would be good for you guys to hear straight from a practitioner in the field.
    The subject at hand is Beth De Lima.  Beth, president and principal of HRM Consulting, Inc. is nationally certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources with a state-specific certification in California (SPHR-CA) by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and has been appointed to sit on the Employee Health, Safety, and Security Special Expertise Panel.  She is a certified mediator through the UC Berkeley Extension program and has been appointed to the Amador County Superior Court Mediation Panel.  Beth is also an expert in the HR aspects of employment regulation compliance, litigation, and vocational rehabilitation.
     
    In this episode, you’ll learn about:What is the Employee Life Cycle and how do you find and keep the right people and terminate an unproductive relationship.What are the dos and don’ts concerning Policy Manual / Employee Handbook creation.How do business owners reduce sexual harassment in their workplace.What do business owners need to know about the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).What do business owners need to know to comply with the ADA. Interview LinkHRMconsulting.com - How to guides...Leave Management Solutions

    • 19 min
    024: How to Grow Your Business and Multiply Your Income with Business Growth Coach, Kelly Roach

    024: How to Grow Your Business and Multiply Your Income with Business Growth Coach, Kelly Roach

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    If you're like me, you're always on the lookout for tools, methodology, techniques to grow your business and multiply revenue.  You are in for a treat!
    What steps should you take to safeguard your business?  Join us as Kelly Roach  share numerous tips and insights on how the rapidly grow your business with proven methods and steps.
    I thought it would be good for you guys to hear straight from a practitioner in the field.
    The subject at hand is Kelly Roach.  As a Business Growth Coach, Kelly has helped hundreds of individuals rapidly grow their business and multiply their income. Kelly teaches business owners proven and profitable strategies to maximize their income while minimizing their hours, so they can achieve financial freedom, without compromising their quality of life.
    As a Senior Vice President for one of the World's Global Fortune 500 Firms, Kelly achieved 7 promotions in 8 years, hiring, training, coaching and developing a team of 50 preparing her to support businesses from start-up through multi-million dollar enterprises.
    In this episode, you’ll learn about:
    The 6 strategy secrets to maximizing our income, while minimizing our hours.The 3 keys to hiring, training and retaining top performers for our company.What is the BOOMERANG Effect and how do you avoid it in your business when hiring, working with contractors and outsourcing.The critical things you must do to safeguard your investment in getting help in our business.How to avoid the pile-up that can happen after a termination or turnover situation. Interview LinkKellyRoachCoaching.com - download the free eBook

    • 24 min
    023: Build A Values-Centered Business You Can Be Proud Of - With Company Culture Expert, Lisa Huetteman

    023: Build A Values-Centered Business You Can Be Proud Of - With Company Culture Expert, Lisa Huetteman

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    What steps should you take to safeguard your business?  Join us as Lisa Huetteman  share numerous tips and insights on how the proper use of core values and value-centered leadership can help your business prosper.
    I thought it would be good for you guys to hear straight from a practitioner in the field.
    The subject at hand is Lisa Huetteman.  A company culture expert, Lisa, transforms small business owners who want to experience the freedom they sought when they started their companies, into business leaders who make it happen.  After working with Lisa, these leaders don’t just hire people, they inspire them.  They don’t just pay their employees, they invest in them.  The result is a rock-solid team that pursues a common vision in an environment that is a great place to work.
    Although she’s worked with leaders in public, government, and non-profit organizations, her passion is in helping small business owners who are serious about making big change happen but are stuck in the mire of the day-to-day.  Lisa has discovered the formula for creating a winning culture using “Five Keys” that lead to stellar results.
    Lisa is the author of the book, THE VALUE OF CORE VALUES: Five Keys to Success through Values-Centered Leadership.
     
    In this episode, you’ll learn about:Motivation for the book, The Value of Core Values: Five Keys to Success through Values-Centered Leadership.Explanation of core values.Most organizations have mission, vision and values statements. What might they be missing when it comes to core values?Examples of companies that have failed because they've lost sight of their core values.Values-centered leadership and the five keys that ens

    • 28 min

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"Texas Z" ,

Great work Ernie!

Thanks for discussing relevant topics and success stories in todays business landscape. Keep it up!

thedfh1 ,

Do's and Don'ts of Interviewing

This was the most practical and straightforward program I have seen on getting the best candidates into an organization as employees.

ChristopherMW ,

Small Business Owner

Great set of Podcasts. I look forward to listening and learning. As a small business owner and just starting out. This information is very valuable. Thanks - Keep up the great work.