The Oval Table is all about helping you and your business both survive and thrive by bringing you timely information every week and insightful interviews from successful people who have solved the same kinds of problems that you face in your business. Douglas Bowers, CPA, author of WE ARE ALPHA DOGS, Carl Walsh, noted speaker and management coach, discuss with their guests the principles that form The Oval Table approach to achieving success in a closely-held small business.
Brian Moran - Scheduling Efficiency with The 12 Week Year
Brian Moran, CEO of @TheExecutionCompany, discusses how his system of the 12 Week Year can help you accomplish more in those 12 weeks than others do in 12 months. He is dedicated to improving the performance of leaders and entrepreneurs everywhere.
Join us at @TheOvalTable as we take a deep dive into effective management technique.
Patricia Fripp - Marketing Your Business
Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine says about our guest, “One of best ways to invest in your career is to learn presentation skills from Patricia Fripp.”In 2019 she was named “One of the Top 30 Women in Sales” and “One of the Top 30 Global Gurus.” A recent business publication called her “One of the 5 Smartest Women in Sales”Companies of all sizes hire her to help them drive more business by perfecting their important conversations and presentations.She is virtually everywhere with her interactive, web-based training… FrippVT on Powerful Persuasive PresentationsOur guest is a presentation skills expert and an entrepreneur at heart.At age 20 she arrived in San Francisco from England with $500, no job or contacts.1.41 Interview – Patricia Fripp – Marketing Your Business
◦I concentrated on being the type of person people would want to do business with
◦Speaking is the best way to promote your business
◦All you have to do is be an interesting presenter who tells a good story
◦You start promoting yourself and you do not stop
◦Proven principles and timeless techniques apply everywhere all the time
◦People are interesting when you give yourself time to listen to them
David Allessandri - Surviving Major Events You Can't Control
This week, we go to the oil patch. David Alessandri, entrepreneur, and ultimate survivor joins us at The Oval Table. David manufactures and sells a product to oil drillers that serves as a low-cost solution to a common and expensive problem. Over the past 8 years, he has survived a major life threatening health event , foreign trade wars, the pandemic and knock-off competitors. All in a days work in the oil patch.
We discuss how he survives while others go under, how he innovates, how coming through these precarious business environments actually makes him and his business stronger.
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Joel Block - The State of The Economy and How To Survive It
Joel Block, Hedge Fund Manager and Venture Capitalist at Bullseye Capital joins us again to discuss what's happening in the economy. In less than 50 minutes we cover: Inflation, Supply Chain Issues, Energy Supply and Costs and The Impact On National Security, Lagging US Technologies, The Real Estate Market, The New Workforce and Their Expectations, Leveraging The Knowledge Within The Workforce, Working Remote, Metrics To Measure Business By, How To Stay Afloat In These Challenging Times... and more.
To reach Joel, just go to JoelBlock.com
Jim Cathcart - Create Your High Performance Team
Do you really know how you operate? How your team operates? Business legend Jim Cathcart joins Carl Walsh and Douglas Bowers at The Oval Table for a discussion of his seminal work, "The Acorn Principle" and much more. He brings with him 45 years as a trainer, speaker, author of 23 books, and consultant. He has guided companies to prosperity and high performance through the understanding of people and what drives them.
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Joel Block - Are You Prepared For The Greatest Transfer of Wealth In Human History?
41% of all Small Businesses are owned by people ready for retirement. We truly are in the middle of the greatest transfer of wealth in human history. Are you ready to take advantage of it... either as a seller or buyer?
This week, Investor Joel Block joins us at The Oval Table to discuss preparing your business for transition. Who are the different types of buyers, and what motivates them? This is critical in knowing the true value of your business. Know the difference between a financial buyer and a strategic buyer. This difference can have tremendous impact on that value. It's also essential to running your business on all cylinders even if you aren't interested in selling... yet.