September 11, 2019
We hear so much about the issues with hiring the right people, especially senior management. Yet, finding the right people continues to be a challenge.
This week at the Cafe, Josh Walters, President of Admerge joined me, your host, Angelo Ponzi to share his data-driven and scientific approach to hiring, as well as his insights on running his own small business.
September 6, 2019
Inspired by his bootlegging great grandfather, CEO Brian Christenson and me, explore the past to stepping out to start his own business, from business plan through the entire process of distilling, bottling, and marketing. It's a fascinating journey that gives insights and guidance to small to medium-sized businesses. And, we share a bottle or two of his products!
August 27, 2019
Over the year's we've all received some great advice. Maybe from your parents, friends or business associates. Some of that advice stayed with us and helped shape who we are today. This weeks' episode includes my interviews with 15 guests over the past few months and their answers to the questions, "what is the best business advice you've ever received and/or given if different?" 25 minutes of great insights in one show!
August 24, 2019
Chase Geiser Digital Ad Man, of Cube, LLC. joined me at the Cafe this week to explore approaches to developing a social media strategy and campaign, as well as the tactics for different markets and audience segments.
August 15, 2019
From Accountant to a controller to president to consultant and business owner, join me, Angelo Ponzi your host and fractional CMO and Ken LaCroix, CEO and Fractional CFO, of Insightful Partners for a discussion about the journey to launch your own business as a consultant and the role technology, plays in delivering actionable insights to business financials. Understanding your company’s financial data across departments to give you the relevant and actionable information you need to keep your business growing, achieving goals, and executing strategy.
August 7, 2019
Have you ever thought and wondered how you became an entrepreneur? What drove you to start your first business?
At the Business Growth Cafe this week, I dig into where I believe I got my start, motivation, drive to start my own businesses.
I'm calling this show, Life lessons from the #1 plumber, in the #2 business, lessons my father taught me that I never listened to, but found valuable later on in life. And, the simple lessons that translated into life-long values that continue to drive me today.
August 2, 2019
What do Honda, Subaru, Volvo, Mack Trucks, Airstream, Zoox, Embraer Executive Jets, Eddie Bauer, Ford, Levis, Samsonite, SkyLabs, and Set Design Illustrations for multiple Katy Perry videos have in common? Designs by Brian Thompson. A leader in recognizing new areas for product development, emerging trends in design and technology, Bryan has extensive experience developing and executing brand visions for companies that range from globally recognized household-name brands, to newly established brands. Bryan Thompson joins me Angelo Ponzi at the Business Growth Café this week as we take a ride on the road to building a successful design business.
July 25, 2019
Adam Miller, CEO of Vibrant Software joined me, your host Angelo Ponzi to discuss how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can impact on the growth of your business.
July 19, 2019
We all want to achieve work/life balance. And, it’s easier said than done. Joining me, Angelo Ponzi at the Business Growth Café for a truly interesting conversation is Chrissy Eblin, Founder and CEO of Carefree Concierge to discuss how to get more time back in your day to focus on your business and other important things in your life.
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July 10, 2019
LeiLani E. Quiray, SPHR, CEO of bethechangeHR and me, your host and fractional CMO Angelo Ponzi, at the Business Growth Cafe this week to explore the many HR topics that can impact your short and long-term business growth.