Business Growth Café
How will the California Independent Contractor Law (AB-5) impact your business?

How will the California Independent Contractor Law (AB-5) impact your business?

December 14, 2019

HR expert LeiLani E. Quiray, SPHR and the legal team of Ford & Diulio, Brendan Ford and Kristopher Diulio, answer questions and call-ins from those it might impact the most. Join me, Angelo Ponzi, at the Business Growth Cafe to hear a breakdown of the new law and guidance on how to navigate it to protect your business.

Growing your business profitably

Growing your business profitably

December 5, 2019

At the Cafe is Andy Goldstrom, Managing Partner, Midcourse Advisors to discuss topics including product/service differentiation, culture and creating high performing teams for businesses to grow and be successful.

The entrepreneur’s journey to a successful business is never in a straight line.  Ask Dave Daley, Monster Motivator!

The entrepreneur’s journey to a successful business is never in a straight line. Ask Dave Daley, Monster Motivator!

December 2, 2019

I found that a journey as an entrepreneur is never in a straight line…or a path to success.  Twists and turns…lots of litter or failed attempts as we continue to strive for success.

My guest today is no stranger to those struggles.  In fact, it’s those struggles that have led him to a successful business and as important, to a passion of helping others.

Today at the Café I’m excited to have Dave Daley, Monster Motivator to discuss the lessons learned on his journey as a serial entrepreneur and the road that led him to his passion and motivation for the work he does today.

The emergence of the Maryland Style Rye Whiskey brand, Sagamore Spirit

The emergence of the Maryland Style Rye Whiskey brand, Sagamore Spirit

November 19, 2019

I am a vodka drinker. Or rather I was. And now, thanks to my guest, I drink a Rye Whiskey brand out of Baltimore Maryland called Sagamore Spirit. Join me, Angelo Ponzi, at the Business Growth Cafe for my in-depth interview with Brian Treacy, President of Sagamore Spirit, where we discuss the emergence of Maryland Style Rye Whiskey and the growth of the Sagamore brand across the US... one sip, one bottle at a time. Oh, we also do a little taste testing too!

Data Protection and Cyber-security…what you don’t know can impact your business.

Data Protection and Cyber-security…what you don’t know can impact your business.

November 12, 2019

Founder of Metaverse Law, Lily Li, joins me at the Café to explore the various data privacy and cybersecurity laws you need to be aware of and how they can impact your business

Use APPLES to develop your business growth strategy!  What?

Use APPLES to develop your business growth strategy! What?

November 8, 2019

Are you ready to compete in 2020? 

In this Business Growth Cafe episode, I discuss a planning framework called the "Apples Strategy Framework" to get you and your team thinking about the opportunities and challenges you'll face in 2020 and to begin to align and focus everyone in your business on the path to business growth.

Leader’s vs leadership. The path from Management Mess to Leadership Success with Scott Miller, EVP FrankLinCovey

Leader’s vs leadership. The path from Management Mess to Leadership Success with Scott Miller, EVP FrankLinCovey

November 1, 2019

Why should anyone follow you? This is the question in my guest's, Scott Miller'snew book: Management Mess to Leadership Success. This insightful narrative provides a 30-day challenge to help you discover why they should and the journey you can take to becoming the leader you would follow.

Starting and growing a business that challenges the status quo

Starting and growing a business that challenges the status quo

October 24, 2019

Entrepreneur and trailblazer in the medical device space, my guest, Benjamin W. Bobo, MBA, CEO of Cerenetex, recognizes that every business situation presents different challenges, providing him the ability to add value based on his ability to analyze the situation at hand, devise solutions, and work with and through others to accomplish goals. Ben is an evangelist for innovation, turning nebulous ideas into market-ready technologies that will revolutionize patient care and positively impact therapeutic outcomes.

 

The winner is?  The Newport Beach Film Festival!

The winner is? The Newport Beach Film Festival!

October 17, 2019

The Newport Beach Film Festival and The Orange County Film Society have become key destinations for award-worthy films. Join me and my guest, Gregg Schwenk, CEO and co-founder of the festival as we explore the past 20 years, notable stars and events that celebrate movies and the people who make them possible.

Listen up! I’ve got a story to tell you about storytelling.

Listen up! I’ve got a story to tell you about storytelling.

October 8, 2019

Storytelling has been used to shape and redefine events in order to persuade and change possible outcomes in history. Even Julius Caesar famously said that the victor told the story. Storytelling evolved as a way to ensure that history was handed down from generation to generation, so historical events were retold over and over to educate and to entertain an audience.

Join me at the Cafe as I explore the value and strategies of storytelling, along with some practical advice on establishing your story's premise