Chick-fil-A franchisee Kevin Williams discusses the value in failure and other lessons from his best-selling book ‘Irrational Kindness’

Finding value in the lessons learned from failed business ventures is a skill that many entrepreneurs work on throughout their careers. On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Kevin Williams, a triple Chick-fil-A franchisee and best-selling author of Irrational Kindness: The Crazy Pursuit of...

7 Ways Any Entrepreneur Can Raise Spirits and Boost Employee Morale

A happy employee is a productive employee. That is why it is in your best interests to learn how to boost employee morale as an entrepreneur. Being in a startup is inherently stressful, and you will need every trick in the book to ensure...

How to Combat Racism in Your Workplace – Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

On today's episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show we welcome psychologist, author and entrepreneur, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic. Dr. Tomas has written 10 books including his latest, Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? and The Talent Delusion: Why Data, Not Intuition, Is...

How Small Business Owners Can Be Positive Influences on Their Teams – Gary Brackett, Super Bowl Champion

From the spotlight of the gridiron to the spotlight of stages across the country, Gary Brackett has found tremendous success throughout his career. Brackett played linebacker for the 2007 Super Bowl Champion team, the Indianapolis Colts. He was a captain for the team alongside NFL legendary...

What Have Small Business Owners Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic? – Joseph Michelli

The pandemic has taught many of us the value of resilience through adversity, especially in business. Joseph Michelli, CEO of The Michelli Experience and New York Times best-selling author has released his latest book, Stronger Through Adversity, and he joins us today to discuss...

How to Be a Strong Business Leader in Difficult Circumstances – Michael Coles, Great American Cookie Co.

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Today on the Atlanta Small Business Show, we welcomed back Michael Coles, co-founder of the Great American Cookie Company. Coles has built a career as a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and best-selling author. Coles is also the former CEO of the widely popular coffee company,...

The Essential Rules of Phone and Email Etiquette for Your Office

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Business communications are a totally different animal than just a decade ago. Former methods of communication included snail mail and telephone with just a light influence from email. Marketing mail volume through USPS has declined more than 20 percent since 2008. Instead, email is...

The Benefits of “Doing Nothing”: Five Ways to Find Creativity Through Reflection

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Are you finding it challenging to come up with new ideas? Do you feel that creativity has left the building? Are you finding it impossible to have time for idea generation during the day? Well, contrary to popular belief, your solution rests in finding...

How to Be a Great Leader Through Good and Bad Times – Mark Crowley

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Leading a team of employees through a global pandemic was probably not on many business owners' lists of things that could ever happen. However, with 30 million people unemployed in the United States, tensions are high and job security is a luxury. On today’s...

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,...

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