50 episodes

Small Business-It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s also very hard and takes a lot of skill, talent, luck and inspiration. That where SmallBizCast comes in.

We interview the Small Business Warriors who have won some and lost some. People like yourself, whose waking hours are consumed by their business...and some of your sleep time too!

Small Business-It's a Wonderful Life!

SmallBizcast Mr. Thrive Media

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Small Business-It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s also very hard and takes a lot of skill, talent, luck and inspiration. That where SmallBizCast comes in.

We interview the Small Business Warriors who have won some and lost some. People like yourself, whose waking hours are consumed by their business...and some of your sleep time too!

Small Business-It's a Wonderful Life!

    48 - Keeping Competition on Their Feet | Joseph DiFrancisco, Friendly Shoes

    48 - Keeping Competition on Their Feet | Joseph DiFrancisco, Friendly Shoes

    Shoes are a straightforward product we tend to not think twice about. DiFrancisco realized that footwear isn't always the most accessible. Joseph's startup, Friendly Shoes, leads the way in new footwear technology for all to enjoy. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth learns of the start up journey and how Friendly Shoes stands out amongst the behemoth competition of mainstream footwear. 

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    GUEST: Joseph DiFrancisco | www.FriendlyShoes.com

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors: Hot Dog Business Growth, JorgensenHR and Fit4TheCause

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    Produced by Mr. Thrive Media | Chaz@MrThrive.com

    • 34 min
    47 - Supporting Entrepreneurs with Law | Adam Treiger, SZR Law

    47 - Supporting Entrepreneurs with Law | Adam Treiger, SZR Law

    Adam Treiger believes that small business is the main building block of society. Adam practices at the intersection of business law and employment law.   Host, Joel Volk, and his guest, Adam share some great stories with words of wisdom.  
    Adam has a unique perspective on the world of small business and shares his thoughts in this rich dialogue.

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    GUEST: Adam Treiger | www.SZRLaw.com

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors: Hot Dog Business Growth, JorgensenHR and Fit4TheCause

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    Produced by Mr. Thrive Media | Chaz@MrThrive.com

    • 48 min
    46 - The Power of Storytelling | Michael Ashley, Michael Ashley Publishing

    46 - The Power of Storytelling | Michael Ashley, Michael Ashley Publishing

    Businesses need a story to create that emotional connection customers crave. That's what Michael Ashley is an expert at. With Michael's experience in public speaking and screenwriting, he demonstrates his secrets and techniques with Joel Volk of Hot Dog Biz Growth.

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    GUEST: Michael Ashley | www.MichaelAshleyPublishing.com

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors: Hot Dog Business Growth and Fit4TheCause

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    Produced by Mr. Thrive Media | Chaz@MrThrive.com

    • 46 min
    45 - Happiness With Business | Melissa Kwan, eWebinar

    45 - Happiness With Business | Melissa Kwan, eWebinar

    Good news! It's possible for your business decisions to be based on your happiness. Melissa Kwan is a leader in the digital automation space, giving time back to employers who feel the need to provide repetitive information over and over. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth uncovers the lesser known tips and tricks that build the foundation that prioritizes your happiness.

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    GUEST: Melissa Kwan | www.eWebinar.com

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors: Hot Dog Business Growth and Fit4TheCause

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    Produced by Mr. Thrive Media | Chaz@MrThrive.com

    • 38 min
    44 - Overcoming Saboteurs | Tim Gallagher, 101BusinessCoach.com

    44 - Overcoming Saboteurs | Tim Gallagher, 101BusinessCoach.com

    Inherently Tim Gallagher, of 101BusinessCoach.com, is a problem solver with an incredible reputation. Leading his network as a Vistage Chair, he shares his experience on gathering CEOs and general business leaders in order to help them succeed beyond their shared issues. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth expands on this intrigue in this exciting interview. 

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    GUEST: Tim Gallagher | 101BusinessCoach.com | (805) 276 – 2110

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors: Hot Dog Business Growth, Fit4TheCause, Jorgensen HR

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    Produced by Mr. Thrive Media | Chaz@MrThrive.com

    • 54 min
    43 - Stories That Need to Be Told | Mickie Kennedy, eReleases

    43 - Stories That Need to Be Told | Mickie Kennedy, eReleases

    Just why does your story need to be told and who would listen? Mickie Kennedy of eReleases comes from a multi-faceted background in literature, providing businesses the reason and know-how to get heard in the public eye. Joel Volk of Hot Dog Business Growth learns of Mickie's experience working with the newswire and the unique challenges that comes with running a team in this field.

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    GUEST: Mickie Kennedy | eReleases | www.eReleases.com

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors: Hot Dog Business Growth, Miller Haga Law Group, Fit4TheCause, Jorgensen HR 

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    Produced by Mr. Thrive Media | Chaz@MrThrive.com

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Mr. Thrive Media ,

The Small Business World is Powerful

Small Business takes practice, skill, and motivation to take on. I listen to this podcast for all 3 of those aspects. Great host. Great guests. Can’t wait for the next episode.

AdamLeadership ,

Real insights from small business owners

Joel does a great job bringing on a broad range of small business owners to give listeners access to a wide range of perspectives and goes deep on what small business is all about. Very topical for small business owners and those in the world of small business.

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