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Helping Local Small Business Owners like handymen, cleaners, landscapers, painters, tradesman, dog groomers, franchisees, pool cleaners, brick & mortar, etc, earn a 6 figure income. So if you're working 60, 70 hours a week and struggle to grow your small business and you want more financial freedom, this show is for you. My mission is to help you earn an awesome income!
 
Do you have a dream to own or operate a local small business? If so, this is the podcast for you! The Start a Local Small Business Podcast focuses on what it will take for you to go from Concept to Open for Business. So, if you are ready to open a business that serves your local community, then subscribe today and get the resources you need to ensure the success of a thriving local small business.
 
Welcome to Theory of Pets Podcast, a show for dedicated pet parents looking to learn more about pet ownership, the pet industry and improve the way we care for our dogs and cats. On this podcast we bring together long-time pet owners, experts from many different fields, industry professionals, veterinarians, trainers, authors, entrepreneurs, bloggers, celebrities and personalities to talk exclusively about pets and the industry. The podcast covers any and all pet related subjects that majori ...
 
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You are having a great year. You are ROCKING IT! Good money at the end of the day. But are you profitable? Do you make the sale, pay the bills and live off the rest? Then you might want to listen to this episode, as your business might not be as profitable as you think you are. **SMALL BUSINESS OWNER TIPS for RUNNING A PROFITABLE BUSINESS** Want mo…
 
What Is It You Do? | The Answer Might Surprise You Mindset is HUGE in your business. Sometimes it is the little things we say that give insight into what blocks us from huge success and profits. The answer to this one little question of “what is it you do” can really make the difference between earning employee wages and having a successful, thrivi…
 
Yes! You Do Have Cost of Goods in Your Business! There are many small business owners who own a service-based business and their bookkeeper is telling them they don’t have costs of goods only expenses. Or they just take a lump sum of money at the end of the month and do not properly account for the labor hours that are part of the service. Let’s ta…
 
The number one mistake many small business owners make is failing to save for their taxes for their small business. This can lead to thousands of dollars in back taxes. We will discuss the best practice that can help save you from having the IRS on your back. **SMALL BUSINESS OWNER TIPS for RUNNING A PROFITABLE BUSINESS** Want more? Here are some p…
 
The most powerful and important thing you can do to earn more money in your business is to learn your business numbers. By knowing your business numbers, you make better decisions on how to price and where the spend the money you take in via your sales. Make a commitment to know your business's numbers and watch your profits grow! **SMALL BUSINESS …
 
Time to finish the year strong! Sales dip so what can you do to increase your sales at the end of the year? Here are 3 things you can do that some businesses find some great success with. Always remember, finish the year strong so you can start the new year even stronger! **SMALL BUSINESS OWNER TIPS for RUNNING A PROFITABLE BUSINESS** Want more? He…
 
Start 2022 Strong in Your Business by Focusing on These 3 Areas You want to finish 2021 strong but more importantly, start 2022 even stronger than you started 2021. The best way to do this is to dive into these 3 core areas of your business. They will have the biggest impact on your profits, time & money. Free eBook: 10 Questions to Ask in Your Bus…
 
You should always check your prices at least twice a year. As we head into the new year, it is time to make any adjustments you might need to start the new year off correctly. Your pricing needs to cover costs, labor, and expenses. You also need to make sure you are paying yourself correctly when setting your prices. Want more? Here are some videos…
 
How long should you reinvest your profits into the business? There is a difference between profits and a fair wage for yourself. Don’t make the mistake of not separating these out and you for sure want an end date. ~~~~ **SMALL BUSINESS OWNER TIPS for RUNNING A PROFITABLE BUSINESS** Click to Get Your Badass Business Owner Merch Get the Free eBook: …
 
What was the last time that you stopped to think about your customer and what they want long before they even pick up the phone to call you? Knowing what your customer is thinking and the basic needs they have, can give you a competitive advantage over your competition. I’ll walk you through a series of questions that you will want to ask yourself …
 
Do you find yourself not hitting your business goals? Looking for a better method to have more focus and accomplish more in your business than you ever have? You might find that the 12 Week Year Method is perfect for you. But what is the 12 Week Year? How does the 12 Week Year work? More importantly, how will the 12 Week Year help you create more s…
 
Sales Do Not Mean Someone is Profitable Way too often we hear someone is doing some amazing sales and we think, dang they are rocking it. But are they? At the end of the day, it is about the profits and not the sales. Someone doing $200,000 in sales can actually be making more money than someone doing $500,000 in sales. Make sure you are focused on…
 
More sales and profits are left on the table due to business owners who simply do not get back with customers that have money in hand, ready to spend on their business! Are you really doing that well that you don’t need new business? ~~~~ Click to Get Your Badass Business Owner Merch Get the Free eBook: 8 Steps to Earning $100,000 in Income in Your…
 
The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs These two kids came into our office to stock their little snack business. They couldn’t be more than maybe 7 & 9. Watching them reminded me that they are the next generation of entrepreneurs we are building! ~~~~ Get the Free eBook: 8 Steps to Earning $100,000 in Income in Your Small Business The Badass Business…
 
Within each business owner lies two people. The you that is passionate about your business and always thinking of ways to drive your sales and the business-minded you that should be slowing down the passionate you to take a look at the numbers to make sure that the great ideas you come up with will also be profitable! ~~~~ Get the Free eBook: 8 Ste…
 
If you want to increase your business profits, then you might want to see if you are making one of these 5 common mistakes that could be costing your small business thousands of dollars in profits. Business doesn’t have to be complicated, and it is often times the things we know deep down that are costing us the profits our business needs. Sales ar…
 
When we need more profits, we automatically think we need more sales and that just isn’t true. There are plenty of places to find profit in our business and honestly, this is where you should always start. There are only so many hours in the day and before you can increase your sales you need to ensure your business profit is maxed for what you are…
 
Check Your Pricing | Here is What to Look for When Reviewing Your Pricing You should check your prices in your small business at least twice a year. You need to make sure your prices are hitting your profit goals. You need to ensure you are being competitive on pricing yet not racing to the bottom on pricing. You also need to make sure that your pr…
 
Don't Forget to Check Out the Badass Business Owner YouTube Channel Hey Future Badass Business Owner! Thanks for listening to the podcast and allowing me to be part of your journey on your new business. Getting started is just the first hurdle. Running a successful, profitable business is the goal! To help you out, head on over to the Badass Busine…
 
What are Your Business’s Weaknesses? The best CEOs focus on the weaknesses of the business. Celebrate the successes but always know what is holding your business back from sales and profits. While you can always find tons of opportunities, by keying in on the top 2-3 weaknesses your business has, you can have a huge impact on profits and sales. ~~~…
 
There is NO ONE to Hire! It has never been harder to hire new employees than it is right now. BUT! You cannot let this derail you from the mission of finding good people to hire. They are out there, but they aren’t about to show up on your doorstep either just because you invited them in. If you are having trouble finding good people to hire, let’s…
 
Do You Have Raving Fans? Why You Need Them! How many raving fans does your business have? How many customers do you have that will do all they can to help make your business successful? Raving fans are the diehards that love you and your business more than anything. They aren’t the fans that would just give you a 5-star rating. They are the type to…
 
No Sales? Do This First!! Need more sales in your business? Want to find more Customers or Clients? Here is some advice for folks that some might not want to hear, but honestly, there are a group of small business owners that need to hear it! I see small business owners hop into Facebook groups and discussing that they need more customers for their…
 
Don’t recreate the wheel in your small business. There is so much you can learn and get inspiration from. Other businesses have blazed a trail before you so why not “borrow” what they have done to be successful, then add your secret sauce? You are the difference in your business but others have come before us, so why not take what they have learned…
 
Sometimes You Just Need a Vacation I tried to take a vacation last week. I was 75% successful. I want to share why sometimes your brain just needs to shut down for a week so it can process. We need to step back and have no thoughts so we can think clearly again. I will rattle as I share my thoughts as I end my first vacation in 2 years. ~~~~ The Ba…
 
The Wheels Fell Off! Now What?? Did you watch your business tank last year due to the pandemic? Or maybe there was a big event that caused your business to tank? If you want to get your business back on track, then here are a few things to keep in mind. ~~~~ The Badass Business Owner Podcast is for Small Business Owners who are tired of living job …
 
Are You Setting Your Business Up to Fail? Your business has had an amazing year! Business is Booming! Time to make some decisions on how you should grow the business even more. But are you actually setting your business up to fail? This past year has been crazy for small businesses. Some have thrived during the coronavirus, and some have failed and…
 
What Lessons Did Your Business Learn from the Crazy Covid Year? This past year saw some crazy times for many small businesses (large ones too). Whether you had the best year of your business’s life or had one of the worst, there are plenty of lessons to learn from what Covid did to many businesses and continue to impact as we head into the end of 2…
 
Stop Chasing Business All Over the Place! Want more business? Think smaller, not bigger! Learn to focus on the 5 miles around your neighborhood and your business will grow! You are wasting time, money, gas, wear and tear and meanwhile, you aren’t serving 95% of the potential customers who live around you! So if you want more business and you want t…
 
3 Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make Is Your Business Stuck? Odds are you are making one of these 3 common mistakes I find most small business owners make. You must know who you serve, what is the plan, and you really must know your business numbers. I’ll go into more detail on how these three mistakes are hurting your small business and ke…
 
Crazy Busy Doesn’t Mean You Are Successful Just because a business looks extremely busy, doesn’t mean it is making any money. Way too many small business owners are victims of their own success. They do more and more sales, yet the profits do not follow. I don’t want you to become another statistic of a failed small business. We will discuss in mor…
 
Study the Storm of Your Busy Season Most businesses have crazy busy seasons. Time’s when you spend what feels like 100% of your time “in” the business, “doing” the business vs working “on” the business. The key is to ensure that you are studying what is going right and what is going wrong and what you need to fix before the next crazy season of you…
 
Time to Pivot from Sales to Profits You’ve built a great business for yourself, but you need more profits. There is no more time for more sales, so you need to focus on profits. Let’s discuss how now is the perfect time to pivot your business to the products and services that grow your profits not just your sales! ~~~~ The Badass Business Owner Pod…
 
Whip Out Your Profit & Loss Income Statement! Time to grab your profit and loss income statement and see who you are doing so far this year. What are the wins and the opportunities? What can you do today to course correct or take advantage of? Compare your profit and loss to last year or the year prior and see what other trends you see. The key to …
 
Grow Your Business by Tapping into Your Tribe Do you have a tribe of people that you hang out with on a regular business? Did you know that this tribe can be instrumental in helping you grow your business? Your tribe already knows, likes, and trusts you. So why not tap into this and help them realize how you might be able to help their family, frie…
 
Who Are You Talking To? Are you chasing the wrong customers or clients? Are you so focused on talking to everyone that you end up talking to no one? Did you know that if you focus your energy on the ideal, target customer that you will grow your business much faster than trying to talk to everyone? Let’s face it, not everyone will use your business…
 
Maximizing Your Seasonal Business Do you have a seasonal business? Looking for ideas on how you can maximize your sales and profits? There are three crucial things to look at. You will want to make sure you have the funds to cover your slower months as a top priority. Your next priority is to ensure you are as profitable as possible on the sales yo…
 
Your Communication Sucks! Your (Lack of) Communication is Costing You Sales and Profits! This has been an infuriating week. It has been filled with poor communication from various people who all impacted my client’s experience. While we might not be able to prevent the problems, the hiccups, the frustration came from the lack of communication. Way …
 
20 Ways to Stop Flushing Profits Down the Toilet! Stop Flushing Your Business Profits Down the Drain!! Let’s take a look at 20 ways that most small businesses are causing their business to lose profits. If you are looking for ways to increase your profits, then take a look in these areas and you should be able to increase your business profits! ~~~…
 
Do You Need to Use Social Media in your Local Business? If you run a local business in your community, is social media a necessary evil for your business? No. You can build a great business from word of mouth. You do need a Google Business Page but honestly, let your customers, your raving fans, use their social media to help you build up your busi…
 
Empower Your People & Increase Your Profits It is so hard for small business owners to “let go” and trust their people. But you are losing way too much time and profits by babysitting them. If you have hired the right people and have trained them well, don’t you think it is time to take off the training wheels? ~~~~ The Badass Business Owner Podcas…
 
Learn These Business Numbers First While many business numbers are important, paying attention to these four numbers will make a huge difference in your profitability immediately! ~~~~ The Badass Business Owner Podcast is for Small Business Owners who are tired of living job to job but want to grow their personal income. Each episode we discuss how…
 
Help! I’m Losing Business! Help! I'm Losing Business! - If this sounds familiar, then you will want to take a step back and dive into a few areas of your business to ensure you stop the bleeding and fix the core problem. If your Spidey senses are going off that something is wrong in your business, then listen to it! It is probably the beginning of …
 
You Must Remember this to Make More Money in Your Small Business This one mistake costs small business owners so much profit that could be working its way into their pockets. It is tied to a mindset that is more based on being an “employee” vs a “business owner”. If you want to take your business profits to the next level, then please remember this…
 
Why Not Grow Your Business Together? Small Businesses Want to Grow, Larger Businesses Want to Grow. Why Not Grow Your Business Together? There is a great opportunity for smaller businesses to partner up with larger businesses to help each other out. There is a problem you both have that the other can solve. Let’s discuss. ~~~~ The Badass Business O…
 
How to Prepare for a $15 Minimum Wage The $15 minimum wage will be a reality at some point over the few years. It isn’t a matter of if, but rather when. As a business owner, don’t make it political. Start thinking now about what you can do to prepare. We will walk through some ways to tackle the change, so you are ready and ahead of the game. ~~~~ …
 
What Profit Stage is Your Business In? Previously we have discussed the 6 stages of a small business. But how does Profitability tie into it? Can you be running a $500,000 business yet still be stuck in the struggling stage? YES! Let’s discuss where you are from a profit standpoint and what stage you are probably in and what it will take to get you…
 
How Does Your Customer See Your Business? When Was the Last Time You Saw Your Business Through Your Customer's Point of View? It is always a great practice to do this several times a year. Let’s take a look at some examples and how they can help your business improve. ~~~~ The Badass Business Owner Podcast is for Small Business Owners who are tired…
 
3 Levels of a Business Owner’s Pay – Know Your Value Let’s have an honest conversation about what business owners pay themselves. The reality is, there are way too many business owners who haven’t taken money out of their business in years. Then there are others who are just glorified employees and finally, we have the ultimate goal, the money you …
 
Have You Looked Yet? | How Did You Finish Financially Last Year in Your Business? So, How Did You Finish Financially Last Year in Your Business? Have you looked yet? Could you tell me what your COGS were? Or maybe what your expenses ran? How about profits? Would you be able to know that you ran a 30% profit line? Let’s discuss… ~~~~ The Badass Busi…
 
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