Listener Q&A – Taking Action to Help a Slowing Business – Business Brain 407

In our last episode, we shared with you how important it is for Business Brain to engage with our listeners. Some of you answered the call and sent in questions, suggestions, and constructive criticism. Thank you! We dive into your questions and comments with a focus on what actions your hosts are taking to help offset a slowing economy to Read more…

Algorithms, Family Businesses and Slacking Partners – Business Brain 405

It’s time for listener questions! Join us for another episode of Business Brain to hear our take on social media algorithms before we jump in to help Kate with her horse-based family business. Then we tackle a tricky question about a business partner for over a decade that is stuck doing $20/hour work while he ignores the $200/hour projects. Listen Read more…

Working and Succeeding with People You Dislike – Business Brain 404

Let’s face it, not everyone will like you, and you won’t like everyone that you must work with. How do you adjust your Business Brain to change the frame of these relationships to find success? Join your hosts, Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean, as they explore what it takes to overlook personal feelings to achieve great things. 00:00:00 Business Brain Read more…

Learning Quickly, Gamification, Iteration, and Mastery – Business Brain 403

What is the single most powerful skill you can develop? According to Dickie Bush, it’s learning quickly. Join us on this episode of Business Brain as we dive into Mr. Bush’s framework for learning quickly by seeing everything as a game, starting to play immediately, and then iterating as you make mistakes. Will this method lead to mastery and success? Read more…

Can These Habits Transform Your Life? Business Brain 402

What habits could you adopt that would transform both your personal and business life? Join Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton as we discuss habit recommendations from SystemSunday on Twitter. 00:00:00 Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast #402 for Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 00:01:06 A Sale Is a Successful Transfer of Enthusiasm to The Customer 00:09:24 SPONSOR: Shopify – For anyone Read more…

What is the Best Age to Start a Business? Business Brain 401

Too Old to Start a Business? Think Again If you think youth is a prerequisite to starting a company, think again. According to a recent study by the Census Bureau and MIT, a 50-year-old founder is 2.2 times more likely to start a successful business than a 30-year-old. The study included 2.7 million company founders. The average startup founder was Read more…

Find a Mentor, Employee Chatter, and Festivus Employee Meetings – Business Brain 398

It’s a grab-bag of topics today on Business Brain! Listen in to hear about the importance of finding a good mentor, why your employees will always share the info you may not expect them to, and an idea for a Festivus type of meeting where employees can be free to “air the grievances.” Do Team Accountability Meetings have a place Read more…