HMBT #132: Information is Power

Information is power. The more you have, the more you know, the better you can run your business and succeed. You should always be asking your customer or potential customers what you can be doing more of or what you can be doing better. There is no better way to know what you are doing […]

HMBT #121: The Book Shepherd, Diana Needham

  Diana M. Needham, The Book Shepherd, joins me today. I met Diana at a LinkedIn Live networking event and really enjoyed speaking with her and learning how she helps people get books published. Diana works with her clients to not only write a book, but market it, and obtain the result that they really […]

HBMT #120: Barbara Hemphill on Productivity

I am joined today by Barbara Hemphill, owner of Barbara Hemphill LLC, to discuss productivity The average employee spends 19% of their time looking for what they need to do their work. It you take a company that has 20 employees at an average wage of $15 an hour, that represents a loss productivity cost […]

HMBT #118: Spring Cleaning

If you are using email marketing to promote your business, you need to clean your list every six months to a year. You do not have to just remove subscribers from your list, you can send them a series of about three emails to try to win them back. You can use a subject line […]

HMBT #117: Eric Megert Makes Jokes

Eric Megert, a comedian, talks about how to use comedy when you are a business owner. Maybe while selling or just going about your day. What does it take to become a successful comedian? Eric said perseverance and the ability to fail (bomb) is important. I mentioned that I discussed failure in a previous episode. […]

HMBT #116 Jerel Bonner and Brand Promises

Jerel Bonner from Corralling Chaos joins me to today to talk about brand promises. I met Jerel through LinkedIn. He is knowledge broker that can help general managers and senior executives form teams that deliver on the brand promises. Companies need to think beyond having a unique selling proposition. This is why you would buy […]

HMBT#115: Failure

Happy New Year! I hope that you were able to plan some achievable goals that will help you grow this year. I hope that you will also be able to network more this year.Good luck with your goals. Let’s talk about failure. People are afraid of failure. I think that you should “double your failure”. […]

HMBT #114: Brandon Hatcher Tells Us To Just Do It Part 2

This is the second part of my discussion with Brandon Hatcher of Social Remedy Marketing. Make sure to listen to part one, which is episode 113. We jump to where Brandon talks about ‘being on social media”. Many business owners have told Brandon that they did not think that their potential customers were on social […]

HMBT #113: Brandon Hatcher Tells Us To Just Do It Part 1

Brandon Hatcher with Social Remedy Marketing joins me for a two-part series to talk about creating content for social media. I met Brandon at Converge South a couple of months ago. Converge South is a technology and creativity conference in Winston Salem, NC. I sat in on his session and was impressed with his storytelling […]

HBMT# 112 Chris Daltorio Discusses Sales

Chris Daltorio from New Velocity joins me today to discuss sales. New Velocity is a sales and leadership development firm. They work with companies of all sizes. Chris likes to help companies grow by helping people become the superstar version of themselves. As a small business owner, your passion alone is not enough. Having sales […]