How Kirk Halpern Pivoted his Business in Just 13 Hours During the Height of the Pandemic

Learning to pivot quickly is critical, especially during the unprecedented times we find ourselves in, and that is exactly what Kirk Halpern, Founder and CEO of Farmers and Fisherman Purveyors, has continued to do. He pivoted his business at the height of the pandemic...

What Will the Future of Retail Business Look Like in a Post-Pandemic World? – Dr. Patrick Fulbright

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 experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with the University of Georgia Small Business...

How Small Business Owners Can Position Themselves to Increase Online Sales – Melinda Emerson, Quintessence Group

Many businesses are now operating online and in today's digital marketplace it is critical to capture your audience quickly. On today’s show, we’re discussing online sales and some of the marketing avenues available at your fingertips. We're pleased to welcome Melinda Emerson, also known...

How Your Small Business Can Benefit from Pandemic Relief Programs

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 experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with the University of Georgia Small Business...

The Atlanta Small Business Profile – Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Gallery

On the latest episode of Atlanta Small Business Profile, host and small business expert Ted Jenkin connects with Anna Balkan, CEO of Anna Balkan Designer Jewelry Galley, one of Atlanta's premier artisanal jewelry providers.  Transcription: Ted Jenkin: The story you're going to hear today, you've got...

Business Growth Strategist Cory Mosley Discusses ‘5 Strategies Profitable Business Owners Use To Thrive In Any Economy’

On today’s show we’re pleased to welcome Cory Mosley, Founder of Mosley Strategy Group, business growth strategist, and best-selling author. He joins the show today to discuss his latest ebook titled, 5 Strategies Profitable Business Owners Use To Thrive In Any Economy. Transcription: Jim Fitzpatrick : Thanks...

How COVID-19 Challenged the Senior Services Industry in 2020 – Matt Pletcher, Optimus Senior Living

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 experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with the University of Georgia Small...

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 experts. Mark Collier is an experienced business consultant in Georgia, and a faculty member with the University of Georgia Small...

Why Franchising Offers a Better Path to Business Ownership For Many Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Jon Ostenson, FranBridge Consulting

Have you ever entertained the idea of starting your own business, but were fearful of the risks involved? You're not the only one. However, franchised businesses offer aspiring entrepreneurs, a tested and proven business model with an often clearer path to success. Joining us...

Atlanta Small Business Profile – Tom DiGregorio, AquaGuard

On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, host and small business expert Ted Jenkin, speaks to Tom DiGregorio, Owner and President of AquaGuard Foundation Solutions. Well known in the city of Atlanta and all over Georgia, AquaGuard Foundation Solutions is a foundation...
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6 Valuable Ways Entrepreneurs Can Invest in Themselves

It is no surprise that most entrepreneurs will spend the majority of their time investing in their small businesses. Startup entrepreneurs will usually wear...

How to Keep Your Business Meetings Short and Effective

Business meetings can be helpful, and even necessary, but too often they waste time, get sidetracked, and end up accomplishing very little. Good planning...
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Business Leader and Venture Capitalist Mike Smerklo Discusses the Importance of Mental Strength for...

The life of an entrepreneur can vary, but one commonality is the mental strength for the unknown. On today’s show, we have someone who...