What Professionalism Looks Like in a Time of Crisis

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Earthquakes, pandemic disease, long term stock market crashes--these are just some of the disasters that can sink businesses without proper leadership. But during these kinds of events, leaders must reevaluate exactly what it means to be "professional". Comparing Non-Crisis and Crisis Professionalism In a non-crisis period,...

By Shifting His Business Model Overnight, This CEO Saved His Food Service Business

Kirk Halpern
On today's show, we welcome Kirk Halpern who is the Founder & CEO of locally based Farmers & Fishermen Purveyors. Originally founded in July 2019, Farmers & Fishermen serviced local chef owned and operated restaurants with the finest meat and seafood products. Their customers...

3 Steps to Managing Your Mental Health Through the COVID-19 Crisis – Dr. Nicole Lipkin

Nicole Lipkin
Today on The Atlanta Small Business Show we welcome  Dr. Nicole Lipkin, organizational psychologist, CEO of Equilibria Leadership Consulting, and Founder of The Young Leader Project. In this segment, Jim and Dr. Nicole discuss the psychological impact of COVID-19, tackling stress during this time, and overcoming...

Atlanta’s Resurgence Grant Fund Offers $40,000 to Small Businesses

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Throughout the past few months, many city-governments—including Atlanta' s—have stewarded resources and small business funding given to them through the CARES Act. While all of the city grants were in the multi-millions, many programs were depleted within weeks. Consequently, the grants distributed through Invest...

How to Deal with Change and Thrive as a Leader – Mark Sanborn, Leadership Expert

Mark Sanborn
On today's episode of The Atlanta Small Business SHow, we’re pleased to welcome Mark Sanborn, acclaimed speaker and President of Sanborn & Associates, an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and life. In this segment, Jim and Mark discuss practical ways to prepare for...

How to Cultivate Healthy Work Relationships While Working From Home – Shasta Nelson, Relationship Expert

Shasta Nelson
On today's episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we’re excited to welcome Shasta Nelson, a leading expert on friendship and healthy professional relationships. Shasta is also an acclaimed keynote speaker and author of Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness. Filled...

How to Shatter Self-Imposed Limitations and Thrive in Your Business – Dan Thurmon

In today’s episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we’re pleased to welcome president of Motivation Works, Inc., Dan Thurmon. Dan is also a renowned speaker, entrepreneur, acrobat, and the popular author of “Off Balance on Purpose: Embrace Uncertainty and Create a Life You Love.” Dan...

Former NBA Star Turned Business Coach Walter Bond on Managing Yourself and Your Staff Through the Crisis

On today’s episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we welcome back best-selling author, speaker, business coach, and former NBA player Walter Bond to talk about pushing through difficult times, coming out a better leader, and more. The Atlanta Small Business Network, from startup to...

Online Work Meetings Are Tiring: Three Ways to Keep Your Team Energized

Zoom or Microsoft Teams meetings are imperative when your team is remote (by design or by necessity). But anyone who has spent hours a day meeting online knows that online interaction can be exhausting. Online meetings require us to concentrate harder, with fewer nonverbal...

Leading and Managing the Expectations of a Remote Team Vs. On-site Employees – Dr. Paul White, Appreciation at Work

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome back Dr. Paul White, psychologist, speaker, international leadership trainer, and co-author of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace. In this segment, Dr. White and Jim talk about the impact of COVID-19 on remote employees vs. on-site employees. The Atlanta Small Business Network,...
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How One Atlanta Restaurant Pivoted its Business Strategy to Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

Welcome to another episode of The Playbook with Mark Collier, an original ASBN series that highlights Atlanta's emerging entrepreneurs, seasoned business owners, and resource...