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This show brings together successful leaders, entrepreneurs and influencers to discuss proven strategies that can help you grow your business.

    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "The Jump from Big Firm to Entrepreneurship"

    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "The Jump from Big Firm to Entrepreneurship"

    Tell Me About The Hard Part Podcast

    Host: Shavon J. Smith

    Title: "The Jump From Big Law Firm to Full-time Entrepreneurship"  

    Special Guest: Margeaux Thomas, Founder of The Thomas Law Firm

    Topics of Discussion:

    Shavon interviews Margeaux Thomas, who made the jump from a major law firm to start her own firm. Learn about the sacrifices and decisions she made to propel down the path of success.

    About The Host:

    Shavon J. Smith counsels small business owners, start-ups, and entrepreneurs on a variety of legal issues. The SJS Law Firm has a  mission to partner with clients as part of their team, and to help them achieve the business of their dreams and plans with timely and strategic advice. 

    https://www.thesjslawfirm.com/

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    • 40 min
    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "A Dream Never Dies, Part II"

    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "A Dream Never Dies, Part II"

    Tell Me About The Hard Part Podcast

    Host: Shavon J. Smith

    Title: "A Dream Never Dies" - Part II

    Special Guest: Mr. Clement Troutman, Franchise Owner at Tropical Smoothie Cafe"

    Topics of Discussion:
    The benefits and challenges of running a successful business with your family.The importance of customer service in running a high volume business.The power of the word "So"The importance of embracing what you don't see.Why expecting and embracing ridicule is necessary for success.Mr. Troutman shares his thoughts on the hard parts of business.Mr. Troutman share his thoughts on the great parts of running a business.
    About The Host:

    Shavon J. Smith counsels small business owners, start-ups, and entrepreneurs on a variety of legal issues. The SJS Law Firm has a  mission to partner with clients as part of their team, and to help them achieve the business of their dreams and plans with timely and strategic advice. 

    https://www.thesjslawfirm.com/

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    • 47 min
    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "A Dream Never Dies" - Part I

    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "A Dream Never Dies" - Part I

    Tell Me About The Hard Part Podcast

    Host: Shavon J. Smith

    Title: "A Dream Never Dies" - Part I

    Special Guest: Mr. Clement Troutman

    Topics of Discussion:
    How Mr. Troutman dreams & vision fueled his passion for entrepreneurship in his 60'sFind out how Tropical Smoothie Capitol Heights rose to be #1 in the the company with over 2 million in salesWhy did he choose franchising over starting a business on his ownThe blessing that was presented through Tropical SmoothieThe business side of franchisingHaving the faith to speak what you want into existanceThe process of business planning and preparation prior to the doors opening

    • 30 min
    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "How To Strive For Financial & Business Success"

    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "How To Strive For Financial & Business Success"

    Tell Me About The Hard Part with Shavon J. Smith

    Title: "How To Strive For Financial & Business Success"

    Special Guest: Dwayne Ellis, CEO at The Wealth Syndicate

    Topics of Discussion:
    What does a financial planner do?What should small business owner look for when selecting a financial planner?What is the impact financially, when transitioning into full-time entrepreneurship?What are some of the things that small business owners should consider when thinking about their business and future?What type of financial vehicles should business owners consider as a part of their exit strategy & retirement?Why is it important for individuals to stretch their financial goals?What are the "Hard Parts" of being a financial planner?
    Host 

    Shavon J. Smith, Principle Owner at SJS Law Firm / Business Attorney & Strategist

    Shavon J. Smith helps business owners solve and prevent their legal problems. She is an attorney representing small business owners and entrepreneurs in all legal aspects of their ventures, including entity formation, employment matters, contracts, compliance and strategy. 

    https://www.thesjslawfirm.com/

    Guest Bio:

    Dwayne Ellis - President at the Wealth Syndicate

    The mission of the Wealth Syndicate is to level the playing field of Financial Planning and advice by making quality and comprehensive financial information more accessible and give the consumer more choices on how they receive it. 

    http://www.thewealthsyndicate.com/

    • 33 min
    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "How To Switch Hats To Run A Successful Business"

    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "How To Switch Hats To Run A Successful Business"

    Tune in for another episode of "Tell Me About The Hard Part" with Shavon Smith

    Shavon's guest is Adrian Rich, owner of Simple Technology Solutions Inc.

    Topic: "How To Switch Hats To Run A Successful Business"

    If you are interested in starting an I.T. Business, or contracting for the Federal Government, this is a great podcast for you.

    Discussion:
    The importance of going where the demand is in the market.The importance of leveraging your education and skillsHave to navigate the waters within the Government Contracting space.The challenges of have the Government as your customerThe importance of having chemistry with your business partners.How to navigate the business world as an business entrepreneur that has to wear multiple hats.Developing the strategies and doing the groundwork needed to reach the million dollar milestone.
    Join Us on Wednesday September 4th at 10:00am

    The "Tell Me About The Hard Part" podcast is every Wednesday at 10:00am

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    Produced by Elite Conversations Life Talk Radio

    • 39 min
    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "The Triple Play of Business Knowledge"

    Tell Me About The Hard Part - "The Triple Play of Business Knowledge"

    What can a celebrity chef, a million dollar business architect and a high powered lawyer have in common? They have all overcome the hard parts of business to become successful.

    Listen to this compilation of interviews from three previous guest on the "Tell Me About The Hard Part" podcast, hosted by Shavon J. Smith. 

    New shows are released every Wednesday at 10:00am.

    Produced by Elite Conversation Life Talk Radio

     

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