Atlanta Small Business Profile – Hunter Cluthe, William & Reed Academy

 On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, our host Ted Jenkin sits down with Hunter Cluthe, the owner of William & Reed Academy. William & Reed is a fully accredited, private college preparatory school that provides an alternative to public schools...

Atlanta Small Business Profile – Amanda Wilbanks, Southern Baked Pie Company

 On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, our host, Ted Jenkin, caught up with Amanda Wilbanks, CEO of Southern Baked Pie Company. Amanda talks about how she began her pie baking business and how it all started by baking pies out...

Atlanta Small Business Profile – Jamie Bodner, Pinnacle Fitness

 On this week's episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, our host, Ted Jenkin, caught up with Jamie Bodner, fitness design expert, and owner of Pinnacle Fitness. Born and raised in New York, Jamie was working at the World Trade Center during the time of...

How This Third Generation Georgia Shoemaker Strives To Make Sustainability A Priority – Sara Irvani, Okabashi Brands

Recently, ASBN was on-location at the Small Business Series: Atlanta, an annual event hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that promotes opportunities for entrepreneurs to learn new tools, and network with fellow business owners. We had the chance to catch up with Sara...

Coach and Inspire Business Leaders Using These Military Techniques – Noel DeJesus, U.S. Army First Sergeant & Author

“Time, energy, and focus; these are the resources at your disposal each and every day.” Wise words from our next guest, Noel DeJesus, First Sergeant for the United States Army, author, and leadership coach. After three combat tours to Iraq and numerous distinctions, Noel...

How This Young Entrepreneur is Becoming One of Atlanta’s Rising Stars – Beau Shell, Lil’ Ice Cream Dude

 Recently, the ASBN team was on-location at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Series: Atlanta, where we had the opportunity to speak to several of Atlanta’s rising star entrepreneurs. One of these entrepreneurs was Beau Shell. Dubbed “the Lil’ Ice Cream Dude”, Beau...

Bright Futures Atlanta: Providing Educational and Spiritual Support to Atlanta’s Westside – Philip Ross, Executive Director

We’re pleased to welcome Philip Ross and Jordan Jones to the ASBN studios. Philip, along with his wife Gail, co-founded Bright Futures Atlanta, a non-profit organization focused on providing educational and spiritual support to the youth of Atlanta’s westside. Jordan is a 10th-grade student...

Bright Futures Atlanta Announces 15th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Bright Futures Atlanta is excited to announce that it will be hosting its annual golf tournament on Monday, May 13, 2019 at The Country Club of the South. Here to discuss the charity tournament in more detail, is Philip Ross, Executive Director and Jordan...

Make a Living by Making a Difference – Jess Ekstrom, Headbands of Hope

Consumers are drawn to businesses that support a cause and companies like Toms, Zappos and others have figured out the formula needed to not only make a living but also make a difference. Joining us today to talk more about building a socially responsible...

Finding Success in Sudu: How Amari Ruff Persevered to Create the Multi-Million Dollar Trucking Company

Most of us are probably familiar with multi-millionaire stockbroker, author, and philanthropist, Chris Gardner, who was the inspiration for Will Smith’s critically acclaimed film The Pursuit of Happiness. In the film, Chris is a homeless, single father, struggling to break into the financial industry,...
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Fab’rik: How Dana Spinola Built a Fashion Empire Fueled By Passion and Purpose

On today’s show, we take a look at Bridget Fitzpatrick's conversation with Dana Spinola, Founder, and CEO of Fab'rik. With over 40 locations nationwide,...
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How Invest Atlanta and The Guild are Supporting Local Entrepreneurs Through Accelerate Southside –...

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Erika Smith and Nikishka Iyengar. Erika is the Southside Community and Economic Development Manager at Invest Atlanta,...
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5 Common Recruiting Mistakes Business Owners Must Avoid – Ira S. Wolfe, Author of...

Every business owner understands the importance of having a rock-solid recruitment strategy, and that means identifying and adjusting to the latest workforce trends. Here...
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3 Tactics for Improving Internal Communications at Small Businesses

It seems like nearly everyone ends up in an unexpectedly stressful job at some point in their career.  Urgent deadlines might seem to pop up...
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Rigor: How this Atlanta Startup Is Improving the Experience and Performance of E-Commerce Websites...

ASBN recently caught up with Craig Hyde, CEO of Rigor on location at Atlanta Tech Village, the nation's fourth-largest startup incubator. Have you ever...
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