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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

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 90 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.

    #696 How Ingrid Vanderveldt is Empowering a Billion Women Entrepreneurs

    #696 How Ingrid Vanderveldt is Empowering a Billion Women Entrepreneurs

    SEGMENT 1 with Ingrid Vanderveldt, starting at 0:00: Many of us have bold visions. But not too many people I know would have the vision of empowering a billion women. Ingrid Vanderveldt is here to share how she is giving women around the world the ability to get over 6-7 figures annually and beyond doing what they love.

    SEGMENT 2 with Richard S. Hawkes, starting at 16:45: As we speak, the world and our companies are becoming more toxic. How do we navigate this mess inside our companies?

    SEGMENT 3 with Mike McDerment and Claire McDerment, starting at 35:15: Who inspired you start your business? Our next guest says it was his mother. Mike’s mother Claire inspired Mike to found and scale FreshBooks into the unicorn company it is today. She launched several not-for-profit projects while balancing life as a mother of four.

    Sponsored by Truly Financial.

    • 53 min
    #695 Should We Really Be Imitating Superstar CEOs?

    #695 Should We Really Be Imitating Superstar CEOs?

    SEGMENT 1 with David Gelles, starting at 0:00: In our society today, we revere many of our most financially successful business leaders with almost religious dedication. Think about all the memorials at Apple stores by consumers when Steve Jobs died… or the respect that Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson get. Is this deserved?

    SEGMENT 2 with Ivy Walker, starting at 19:00: I always said that if entrepreneurs knew the risks they were taking in starting a business, they never would be doing it. Risk management is something that every small business owner needs to do. Here to simplify it for entrepreneurs and small business owners is Ivy Walker.

    SEGMENT 3 with Garrett Baird, starting at 36:15: Bookkeeping and accounting consistently confounds small business owners. How can we make it simpler? Garrett Baird is here to help.

    Sponsored by Truly Financial.

    • 53 min
    #694 Why Your Employees Are the Target of Hackers

    #694 Why Your Employees Are the Target of Hackers

    SEGMENT 1 with JD Sherman, starting at 0:00: Cybersecurity is a huge issue for small business owners. Your business is always at risk if you’re not making cybersecurity a priority. It seems like the number one problem is password protection, and there is an easy solution.

    SEGMENT 2 with Tiago Forte, starting at 19:00: One of the things that so many small business owners struggle with is how to be more productive at work and get done every day the things that matter the most. Our next guest says in order to do this you need to develop what he calls a “second brain.”

    SEGMENT 3 with Michael Unbroken, starting at 37:30: Limiting beliefs hold small business owners back – when they think customers are hard to find or that they can’t make enough money in their business, it comes true! Our next guest helps people break through these limiting beliefs to accomplish everything they want in life and in their business.

    Sponsored by Truly Financial.

    • 53 min
    #693 How Looking at Art Can Help Grow Your Business Skills

    #693 How Looking at Art Can Help Grow Your Business Skills

    SEGMENT 1 with Amy Herman, starting at 0:00: How can we sharpen our business observation, analysis, and communication skills? Amy Herman believes we can do it by looking at art.

    SEGMENT 2 with Heenle Turner, starting at 17:00: According to our next guest, 23% of businesses fail because they don’t have the right team. This is increasing because of the difficulty of finding the right employees. How do you become the employer of choice for the ideal candidate?

    SEGMENT 3 with Eric Harris, starting at 36:00: With the difficulty finding and retaining employees, there is a new focus on something called employee branding. What is it, and do you need to focus on it in your company?

    Sponsored by Truly Financial.

    • 53 min
    #692 Inside the Furious Battle to Take Down Netflix

    #692 Inside the Furious Battle to Take Down Netflix

    SEGMENT 1: Netflix broke the mold in 2013 when they released all the episodes for House of Cards at once. Especially over the last few years, Netflix has become a fixture in so many people’s lives. What is the rest of Hollywood doing to compete with Netflix? (with Dade Hayes, starting at 0:00)

    SEGMENT 2: The movie HER with Scarlett Johansson is about an operating system that is self-aware and provides companionship to Joaquin Phoenix. Josh Bachynski says self-aware AI will be here sooner than you think. In fact, he already has a companion he built. Her name is Cassandra. (with Josh Bachynski, starting at 18:15)

    SEGMENT 3: How can fintech companies help small business owners with their biggest problems in 2022, such as rising inflation and supply chain issues? (with Steve Allocca, starting at 36:00)

    Sponsored by Truly Financial.

    • 53 min
    #691 How Can Small Businesses Support Ukraine?

    #691 How Can Small Businesses Support Ukraine?

    SEGMENT 1 with Alina Vandenberghe, starting at 0:00: How can small business owners help with the crisis in Ukraine? Alina shares how her company is supporting people in the region and how others can do the same.

    SEGMENT 2 with John Livesay, starting at 19:00: Selling has changed a lot over the years. First, it was in person and by telephone. Today it’s also through social media, online reviews, texting, email, and Zoom. How does a small business owner put together an effective strategy?

    SEGMENT 3 with Mike Milan, starting at 37:45: There are two classic jokes about banks that small business owners can relate to. One, they will give you an umbrella when it’s sunny out and take it away when it starts raining. Two, we need to remember that bank is a 4-letter word. Can banks be different for small business owners?

    Sponsored by Truly Financial.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

howardtnyc ,

Goldmine for great business tips

Highly recommended for small business owners who want to learn foolproof tips from successful business owners!

Bill Stainton ,

Great interviewer!

Barry is the kind of interview who really listens to his guests. More important, he asks the questions that I would want to ask of the guest if I were a part of the conversation. And each episode DOES feel like a conversation—a conversation between smart people dedicated to helping small business owners succeed.

LK_Jensen ,

Highly Recommend This Show!

This show is full of actionable tips that will definitely help anyone who's looking to better not just their careers, but also their lives. Definitely would recommend.

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