The Atlanta Small Business Show on CBS: Episode 3 – [03.02.19]

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On this week’s episode of the Atlanta Small Business Show, we spoke to millennial and gen Z expert, Ryan Jenkins about the importance of creating great working relationships with the next generation of employees. We then traveled to ATDC Georgia Tech and talked shop with its new director, John Avery. We then had the pleasure to interview Ashley D. Bell, Region lV Administrator for the SBA, the country’s best-kept secret for small business growth and development. We then caught up with Ted Jenkin, host of the Atlanta Small Business Profile who sat down with Hall of Fame QB, Fran Tarkenton. Startup expert, George Deeb ended our show with The Tip of the Day: How to Pitch to Investors.

Ryan JenkinsHow to Better Lead and Engage the Next Generation of Employees – Ryan Jenkins, Millennial & Gen Z Expert
According to Gallup research, millennial employment turnover is over three times the rate of other generations, costing the U.S. economy a staggering $30.5 billion annually. If your small business has experienced similar issues with the younger generations, then you need to hear from our next guest, Ryan Jenkins. Ryan is a millennial and generation Z expert who has spent the last six years helping clients like Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo, and Delta Airlines better lead and engage the next generation of employees. He is also the author of The Millennial Manual. Watch Now

ATDC Georgia TechOn location at ATDC Georgia Tech: Everything You Need to Know – John Avery, Director
We recently traveled to the Georgia Institute of Technology campus, where we spoke with John Avery, the new Director for ATDC Georgia Tech, a start-up accelerator that helps Georgia technology entrepreneurs launch and build successful companies. John provided a detailed look at the initiatives, programs, and resources that ATDC offers. Watch Now

SBAWhy the SBA is America’s Best-Kept Secret for Economic Development – Ashley D. Bell, Region lV Administrator
The SBA, also known as the U.S. Small Business Administration, might just be the best-kept secret in the Federal Government. This agency provides support exclusively to entrepreneurs and small businesses by offering opportunities for business education, mentorship, and capital lending. If you haven’t heard of this organization before now, then you’ll want to pay close attention to what our next guest has to say. Today we speak with Ashley D. Bell, the 45th regional administrator for the SBA’s 4th region which oversees eight southeastern states. Watch Now

Atlanta Small Business Profile – Fran Tarkenton, Hall of Fame QB
On this episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, Ted Jenkin has an enlightening conversation with Fran Tarkenton, Hall of Fame quarterback and owner of the Tarkenton Companies. Watch Now

incubators and acceleratorsTip of the Day with George Deeb: How to Pitch to Investors 
Atlanta is the country’s best-kept secret for tech startups, due largely in part to its abundance of co-working spaces like incubators and accelerators. Organizations like Atlanta Tech VillageTechSquare Labs, and ATDC Georgia Tech focus all of their energy on supporting entrepreneurs who want to achieve success, in a community that promotes faster connections between talent, ideas, and capital. Watch Now


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