Business Growth Café
Unlocking the potential of your sales team! With Rich Cocuzzo of Sales Velocity Advisors

Unlocking the potential of your sales team! With Rich Cocuzzo of Sales Velocity Advisors

February 22, 2019

Sales (and marketing of course) are the engine that drive business growth. Rich Cocuzzo, CSL, Founder & President of Sales Velocity Advisors joined me at the Café on Tuesday, February 19th to discuss on unlocking the potential of your sales team by focusing on People, Process and Performance. For insights on determining the right strategy to achieve your goals and overcome the obstacles you might face on the road to success, this conversation is a good place to start.

The Business of Non-Profits! With CEOs Dawn Reese of The Wooden Floor and Maricela Rios-Faust of Human Options

The Business of Non-Profits! With CEOs Dawn Reese of The Wooden Floor and Maricela Rios-Faust of Human Options

February 16, 2019

Two of Orange County’s leading non-profit CEOs, Dawn Reese of The Wooden Floor and Maricela Rios-Faust of Human Options joined me at the Café this week to discuss how strategy, financial stability and leadership is essential to the growth and sustainability of a non-profit.  You can join us too, download this show on your favorite podcast platform.

Exploring the importance of employee benefits as a business strategy! With Elena Viera of Wood Gutmann & Bogart

Exploring the importance of employee benefits as a business strategy! With Elena Viera of Wood Gutmann & Bogart

February 8, 2019

Hiring the right people for your business is a challenge. Retaining those people becomes even more challenging, especially in today’s employment environment. What is the right mix of employee benefits you offer to attract and retain top talent? In depth discussion with Elena Viera, Vice President, Director of Client Information with Wood Gutmann & Bogart.

What are the Most Important Factors to Consider When Developing Your Digital Plan? With David Mistofsky, Director of Strategy at Rhythm Agency

What are the Most Important Factors to Consider When Developing Your Digital Plan? With David Mistofsky, Director of Strategy at Rhythm Agency

January 25, 2019

How effective is your digital strategy? Want answers? David Mistofsky, Director of Strategy at Rhythm Agency joined us in the Café to answers these questions and many more such as: Do you include Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube or the other numerous digital channels to deliver your messages in your strategy and how effective are they?

The Importance of Planning for Business Growth! With Angelo Ponzi, Fractional CMO

The Importance of Planning for Business Growth! With Angelo Ponzi, Fractional CMO

January 17, 2019

In thinking about growing your business, what keeps you up at night? Sales? Marketing, your employees? The needs and expectations of your customers? Finance? Or, maybe it’s all of these! Planning for growth is easy, it’s the implementation that’s the hard part. And, sticking to the plan is even harder. In this episode of Business Growth Cafe, Angelo Ponzi discussed ideas keep your business moving in the right direction.

Think Locally for Global Expansion! With JoDawn Whitlock-Karnowski, Global Marketing Director of UPS Capital

Think Locally for Global Expansion! With JoDawn Whitlock-Karnowski, Global Marketing Director of UPS Capital

January 11, 2019

How do you define your customer’s journey, and why is it important to do so? Why should you think locally to expand globally? JoDawn Whitlock-Karnowski, Global Marketing Director of UPS Capital, joined us in the Café to discuss these topics and more.

What Keeps You Up At Night? Excerpts from the Business Growth Cafe

What Keeps You Up At Night? Excerpts from the Business Growth Cafe

January 3, 2019

What aspects of your business keep you up at night? This week's episode features selected highlights of 2018 Business Growth Cafe show guests answering this question. 

Business Growth Cafe Year End Highlight Show

Business Growth Cafe Year End Highlight Show

December 26, 2018

Selected guest highlights from 2018 Business Growth Cafe Shows. Listen to get an overview of the insights you may have missed and hopefully they’ll pique your interest to revisit early shows.

How to Avoid Unintended Consequences of the Hiring Process! With Rick Girard, CEO of Stride Search

How to Avoid Unintended Consequences of the Hiring Process! With Rick Girard, CEO of Stride Search

December 20, 2018

Bad hires are among the most costly events a company can experience, particularly when repeated. However, companies don’t choose to make bad hires -- they are an unintended consequence of unstructured processes. Rick Girard, CEO of Stride Search, joined us in the Cafe for an insightful discussion on how to avoid negative unintended consequences in your hiring process.

Embracing Artificial Intelligence! WIth Patrick Schwerdtfeger, Business Futurist & Keynote Speaker on Technology Trends

Embracing Artificial Intelligence! WIth Patrick Schwerdtfeger, Business Futurist & Keynote Speaker on Technology Trends

December 15, 2018

Entire industries are collapsing as new (mostly digital) business models provide better outcomes for fewer dollars. Disruptive innovation generally comes from the edges of industries, not the center. How is your company positioning itself for the future? Patrick Schwerdtfeger, Business Futurist & Keynote Speaker on Technology Trends, joined us to discuss this topic and more.