300 episodes

Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 25 years. Barry knows the formula for taking your company to the next level!

This is a business radio show where we talk about all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.

The Small Business Radio Show Barry Moltz

    • Marketing
    • 4.8, 21 Ratings

Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 25 years. Barry knows the formula for taking your company to the next level!

This is a business radio show where we talk about all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.

    #597 How to Manage Non-Exempt Hourly Employees Remotely

    #597 How to Manage Non-Exempt Hourly Employees Remotely

    SEGMENT 1: One of the hottest topics in small business right now is how to manage a remote workforce. While people have been working remotely for years, it has never been a situation where everyone is working remotely until COVID-19. Here to help small businesses understand all the rules and regulations your business still needs to comply with is Jaime Lizotte at ComplyRight.

    SEGMENT 2: With the worldwide pandemic, it seems that being outside is the only safe place to be now. Here to talk about how we can shift to outdoor cities is John Judge, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Appalachian Mountain Club.

    SEGMENT 3: One of the biggest questions on most small business owners’ minds is how to reopen successfully during COVID-19. Here to help is Liz Sara is Chair of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC).

    Sponsored by HR Direct and Nextiva

    • 53 min
    #596 Why Your Small Business Needs to Take Sides

    #596 Why Your Small Business Needs to Take Sides

    SEGMENT 1: In the past, businesses rarely took sides on social issues. Nowadays, in this highly divided world, more small businesses are taking a strong stance on at least one particular issue. In fact, my guest Mike Goldman says you MUST take a side, and he’s here to explain why.

    SEGMENT 2: How are small businesses handling the ups and downs of the COVID 19 pandemic? A good place to begin to understand this is the Small Business Coronavirus Impact Poll by MetLife and the US Chamber of Commerce. Here to tell us the results is Jessica Moser who is Senior Vice President, Small Business Solutions at MetLife.

    SEGMENT 3: In small business, you want to be able to identify problems and find solutions quickly, but you need to be careful; jumping to conclusions (and solutions) can actually damage your organization and waste resources. Here to help us identify the right problem to solve is Dan Markovitz who makes organizations more profitable by improving operations and execution.

    Sponsored by HR Direct and Nextiva

    • 53 min
    #595 The Lean Startup is Back During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    #595 The Lean Startup is Back During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    SEGMENT 1: Almost 10 years ago, the Lean Startup movement was born. After the Great Recessions, entrepreneurs found a better way to launch a business without tons of money. Here to explain the concepts of Lean and how it can help today’s businesses through the pandemic is the Father of Modern Entrepreneurship, Steve Blank.

    SEGMENT 2: Millions of people everyday attempt to get into music, and be the next big superstar. So how do you actually become financially successful in the music industry and how has COVID 19 affected that process? Here to share his experience is up-and-coming musician Roland Faunte.

    SEGMENT 3: With more people working from home, business and personal lives are getting merged more than ever. This is also pushing the boundaries of what level of privacy can be expected by employees and consumers. Here to help again is Raju Vegesna, the Chief Evangelist at Zoho.

    Sponsored by HR Direct and Nextiva

    • 52 min
    #594 What Are the New Rules When Your Employees Work from Home?

    #594 What Are the New Rules When Your Employees Work from Home?

    SEGMENT 1: Great leadership is what’s needed during this pandemic. But what exactly does this look like? Here to help is Keith Ferrazzi, the founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a management consulting and team coaching company that works with many of the world’s biggest corporations.

    SEGMENT 2: It has been a difficult transition to having staff members go from the office to working from their homes. Leaders were used to their team being all in one place and everyone knew the rules when you were at the office. But what happens now when your team is working from home? Here to help is Jaime Lizotte, HR & Tax Compliance Solutions Manager at ComplyRight

    SEGMENT 3: For many of us, both business and personal travel stopped in March of this year as many of us are staying home in an effort to stay safe. What does the future of travel look like? Here to help is Lindsay Myers, a Los Angeles-based budget travel and lifestyle expert.

    Sponsored by HR Direct and Nextiva

    • 53 min
    #593 Take the Stress Test to See If Your Small Business Can Survive the Pandemic

    #593 Take the Stress Test to See If Your Small Business Can Survive the Pandemic

    SEGMENT 1: There is no doubt that this pandemic will stress every small business in many ways. How can you figure out if your company will be one that survives and thrives? Here to share the stress test for your business is long-time entrepreneur Jay Goltz.

    SEGMENT 2: To say that these are turbulent times is an understatement. In addition to the Covid-19 pandemic, protests erupted from the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. I have not said much about this on social media, but many people and brands have. Here to help us sort out how to handle this is John Lawson is the “go-to” authority when it comes to online selling success in the Digital Age.

    SEGMENT 3: Staying in and social distancing have put a strain on many relationships. Many forecasts predict that when this is all over, divorces will be up and new births will be way down. Here to share her expertise and insight on love and law gained from her decades-long career as a divorce lawyer and wife is Leslie Montanile of the law firm Hausner & Montanile.

    Sponsored by HR Direct and Nextiva

    • 53 min
    #592 How Effective is Your Customer Communication During the Pandemic?

    #592 How Effective is Your Customer Communication During the Pandemic?

    SEGMENT 1: Now that basically all of our meetings are virtual, small business owners need to learn how to look their best on video calls and in videos that they make. This is not as easy or natural as it seems. Here to help is Kellsie Moore who is an actress and on-camera expert for purpose-driven entrepreneurs.

    SEGMENT 2: During this time of unprecedented change, communication with our customers is critical. Most businesses benefit from communicating with their customers more not less. Your customer will have questions about your service and any issues they face are now more critical than ever. Here to help with how to make these communications benefit your business is Matt Metzger, Vice President of CX Solutions for Mitel.

    SEGMENT 3: This is certainly a stressful time for everyone as we are spending a lot of time indoors and seeing few people. One of the ways that many are coping with these new restrictions is through meditation. Here to help us find our Zen is Richard L. Haight who is the founder of the Total Embodiment Method (TEM), which is an awareness training system designed to integrate meditation into one's daily life.

    Sponsored by Mitel and Thryv

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Barry, host of The Small Business Radio Show, highlights all aspects of business, entrepreneurship and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Business Improv ,

Insightful & informative!

Barry and his guests dissect a wide range of topics to get to the useful and actionable parts. No nonsense and to the point, this show is always time well spent. Well done!

Rosie81200 ,

Great Podcast

You have a terrific podcast! The host is engaging and I love the show’s format. Guests offer helpful tips and provide great insight. Looking forward to future episodes.

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