30 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!

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    • 5.0 • 7 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!

    28 - The Business of OCD | Dina Braverman, Organizing Concepts and Designs

    28 - The Business of OCD | Dina Braverman, Organizing Concepts and Designs

    Dina has OCD and with her special trait, capitalizes on it to organize spaces, clean clutter, and seal memories forever. Joel Volk learns of this unique but needed field along with unique cases that turned into success stories. 

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    GUEST: Dina Braverman | Organizing Concepts and Designs | (310) 560 - 5060

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors:

    Mercury Document Imaging

    Miller Haga Law Group

    Fit4TheCause

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

    • 43 min
    27 - The Serial Entrepreneur | Kathy Yamaguchi, Epique Equestrian

    27 - The Serial Entrepreneur | Kathy Yamaguchi, Epique Equestrian

    Kathy Yamaguchi is a serial entrepreneur whose values and lifestyle is inspired by her parents' upbringing and work ethic. Joel Volk sits with her to discuss the challenges her parents and heritage had and how business balanced that unique American narrative.

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    GUEST: Kathy Yamaguchi | Epique Equestrian LLC | Mud & Buds LLC | LuVLu Shop

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors:

    Mercury Document Imaging

    Miller Haga Law Group

    Fit4TheCause

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

    • 29 min
    26 - The Exit Plan | Kevin Berson

    26 - The Exit Plan | Kevin Berson

    Saying goodbye to the business you spent your career scaling can be a daunting and lonely process especially when you're alone. Kevin Berson solves this problem by protecting the liability that comes with selling your business so that you can sell safely and have peace at mind. Kevin specializes in mergers and acquisitions with Seapoint Advisors.

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    GUEST: Kevin Berson | Kevin@SeapointAdvisors.com

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors:

    Mercury Document Imaging

    Miller Haga Law Group

    Fit4TheCause

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

    • 42 min
    25 - Top This Chocolate | Shana Elson

    25 - Top This Chocolate | Shana Elson

    Having the safe but unfulfilling lifestyle of the corporate world, Shana Elson decided to pursue a much more fun endeavor by founding Top This Chocolate, a local chocolate bar store that allows its customers to customize their bars and turn candy into a tasty and interactive experience. Joel Volk sits with Shana to learn about this risky jump and how she turned starting from scratch into a growing opportunity.

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    GUEST: Shana Elson | Top This Chocolate | (805) 535-4167

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors:

    Mercury Document Imaging

    Miller Haga Law Group

    Fit4TheCause

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

    • 37 min
    24 - I Need More Clients | Jason Ciment, Get Visible

    24 - I Need More Clients | Jason Ciment, Get Visible

    Author, podcaster, and brand and marketing expert Jason Ciment of Get Visible Digital Marketing joins Joel Volk on SmallBizCast to talk all topics under the sun under business and values!

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    GUEST: Jason Ciment | Jason@getvisible.com | GetVisible.com

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors:

    Mercury Document Imaging

    Miller Haga Law Group

    Fit4TheCause

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

    • 41 min
    23 - From Victim to Victor | Gregg Garfield, Chip In and Card Connect

    23 - From Victim to Victor | Gregg Garfield, Chip In and Card Connect

    In March 2020, Gregg Garfield became patient zero of the covid 19 pandemic. With symptoms so severe, doctors gave Gregg a 1% chance of survival while he barely hung on to life at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank. Joel Volk starts season 2 of SmallBizCast by talking with one of the greatest success stories to come out of this pandemic!

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    GUEST: Gregg Garfield | Chip In powered by Card Connect | (818) 962 - 4700

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    We'd like to thank our sponsors:

    Mercury Document Imaging

    The Miller Haga Law Group

    Fit4TheCause

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

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 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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