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...

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...

The Atlanta Small Business Profile – Harry Hutchins, Alma Coffee

On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, host Ted Jenkin catches up with Harry Hutchins, Co-Owner of Alma Coffee. From the farm to your cup, Alma Coffee is a direct trade coffee company nestled in the woods of Holly Springs, GA...

Founder Focus: How Curiosity Drove Justin Davis to Create $425M Startup

Welcome to another episode of Founder Focus with Steve Greenfield, founder of Automotive Ventures, This ASBN original series dives into the inside stories behind some of the most impressive entrepreneurial journeys. In this segment, Greenfield sits down with Justin Davis, who is the founder...

How Kelvin King Applied his Air Force Background into Building an Inc. 5000 Company

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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...

Is There a Future for Your Small Business in the Gig Economy?

It is certainly no secret that the gig economy has been growing at a fast pace for a decade now due to the availability of bandwidth and the Internet. While this trend has caught the attention of entrepreneurial-minded people, many have hesitated to leave...

Founder Focus: How Ibrahim Mesbah, CEO of Revolution Parts, Bootstrapped His Way to Profitability

Welcome to another episode of Founder Focus with Steve Greenfield, founder of Automotive Ventures, This ASBN original series dives into the inside stories behind some of the most impressive entrepreneurial journeys. In this segment, Greenfield sits down with Ibrahim Mesbah, who is the co-founder...

How Karen Gayle Kept Her Business Thriving Through a Decline in Tourism During the Coronavirus Outbreak – Mark Collier

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses had to assess and recalibrate by developing creative ways to survive the sudden transformation in how everyday business was conducted. On today's show, guest host Mark Collier, consultant for the UGA SBDC Dekalb sits down with...

Founder Focus: The Importance of Identifying and Filling Unique Gaps in an Established Market – David Stringer, Insignia Group

Welcome to another episode of Founder Focus with Steve Greenfield, founder of Automotive Ventures, This ASBN original series dives into the inside stories behind some of the most impressive entrepreneurial journeys In this segment, Greenfield sits down with David Stringer, founder of Insignia Group,...

Founder Focus: How the 08′ Economic Downturn Put Jim Flint on the Path to Launch His Own Digital Marketing Agency

Welcome to another episode of Founder Focus with Steve Greenfield, an ASBN original series that focuses on the journeys of some amazing founders. In this segment, Greenfield sits down with Jim Flint, founder of Local Search Group. Transcription: Steve Greenfield : Welcome to this week's Founder Focus...

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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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...
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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...