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Advice From the Pros

Being an entrepreneur means that you’ll often blaze your own trail: No guide books, expert advice, coaches or road maps will take you precisely from one step to another, sometimes You’ll have to make it up as you go.

However, like anyone else, you’ll experience moments of doubt and uncertainty. Well, we’re here to help! Our segment, Advice From the Pros features quick business tips, advice, inspiration, and know-how from those that have proved their worth.

How Readiness Can Benefit Your Business – Skip Prichard, Author of The Book of Mistakes

On this segment of Advice From the Pros, Skip Prichard, Author of The Book of Mistakes, discusses the concept of readiness and how it can benefit your business. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: One of the things that entrepreneurs and organizations really need to master is this concept of...

Remember to Say ‘Thank You’ – Shep Hyken, Customer Experience Expert

 On this segment of Advice From the Pros, Shep Hyken discusses the importance of always saying 'thank you' to the customer, whether it's in-person or on a hand-written note. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Hi Shep Hyken here, Customer Service and Experience Expert, here with a tip on how...

Get it Right so You Don’t Have to Make it Right – Scott McKain

On this segment of Advice From the Pros, best-selling author and business consultant, Scott McKain discusses how to consistently get it right for every single customer. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: One of the fundamental challenges in small business today is that we think it's great to make it right when we...

People Want to Work With You, Not Just for You – Randy Ross, Founder & CEO of Remarkable!

 On this segment of Advice From the Pros, Dr. Randy Ross, best-selling author, and Founder and CEO of Remarkable! discusses the importance of creating value for your employees. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: This is Dr. Randy Ross with Remarkable and just want to give you a few things...

Believe in Your Entrepreneurial Capabilities – Ryan Wilson, The Gathering Spot

On this segment of Advice From the Pros, Ryan Wilson, co-founder, and CEO of The Gathering Spot, discusses how important it is to truly believe in yourself and your vision. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: I'm Ryan Wilson, CEO and co-founder of The Gathering Spot. One of the main...

The Essence of Your Brand – Verne Harnish, Founder of EO

On this segment of Advice From the Pros, Verne Harnish, founder of EO and best-selling author of "Scaling Up" discusses how to enhance the essence of your brand. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: I'm Verne Harnish, author of "Scaling Up" and "Rockefeller Habits 2.0". For me, the essence of...

The Importance of Doing a Trust Audit – Jeanne Bliss, CEO of Customer Bliss

On this segment of Advice From the Pros, Jeanne Bliss, best-selling author, and CEO of Customer Bliss discusses why it is crucial for a business, big or small, to examine their practices and operations through the eyes of their customers. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: My name is Jeanne...

How to Properly Conduct Market Research for Your Business Plan – George Deeb, Startup Expert

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One of the first and most important steps in the business planning process is doing the proper market research for your product or industry. This relevant data is necessary in order to develop effective marketing strategies and prepare for challenges you might have down...

Utilizing Positive Self-Talk – Jon Gordon, Business Consultant & Author

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On this segment of Advice From the Pros, business consultant and author, Jon Gordon, discusses how positive self-talk can be the key to overcoming self-doubt. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: Hey, I'm Jon Gordon and the best advice I ever heard from Dr. James Gills, the only person on...

Is a Franchise Business Right For You? – Leslie Kuban, Owner of FranNet Atlanta

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On this segment of Advice From the Pros, Leslie Kuban, franchise industry expert, and owner of FranNet Atlanta discusses the countless benefits that franchises bring to the table. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: I'm Leslie Kuban with FranNet. If you're thinking about starting your own business, consider a franchising...

Why Entrepreneur Nancy Glass Left Corporate America to Open Atlanta’s first Clean Eatz Franchise

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is...
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The Atlanta Small Business Profile – Melanie McGriff, Kid’s Creek Therapy

Today on the Atlanta Small Business Profile, host and small business expert Ted Jenkin has a discussion with Melanie McGriff, Owner of Kid's Creek...
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What Makes a Franchisor Successful and Desirable to Work With?

Welcome to the premier of the Atlanta Small Business Network's brand new original series, Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant...

How CDFIs Play an Important Role for Small Businesses in Traditionally Underserved Markets –...

Access to capital is the lifeblood of small businesses and Community Development Financial Institutions or CDFIs are playing an increasingly important role in getting...

3 Strategies to Influence and Impact the Success of Your Small Business – Bill...

We are often influenced by the people and work that surrounds us, at any level. So how can you better influence and impact your...