We kick things off this week on the Atlanta Small Business Show, with Pat Rains and Brian Borngesser, co-founders of Gate City Brewing Company in Roswell. We then speak to serial entrepreneur Bill Nussey about his journey in tech and how he created multiple million-dollar businesses. Following that is a portion of the Atlanta Small Business Profile featuring Kim Normand Dobrin, owner of FreeTheMindCo, a professional development resource provider that wants to, as the name suggests, help free one’s mind.
Next up, is our interview with Monica Hooks, Executive Director of the Invest Atlanta Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, an accelerator that helps women-owned businesses and startups grow and scale their operations. We wrap things up with Amanda Sutt, CEO and Creative Director of Rock Paper Scissors, and recipient of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s Culture Creator Award. Be sure to tune into this week’s show!
[Originally aired on 1.17.20]
Gate City Brewing Founders Discuss the Rewards and Challenges of Bootstrapping Their Brewery
Craft beer is a booming industry nationwide, and over the past few years, Atlanta is building its reputation as a must-visit beer town in the southeast. In this segment, of the Atlanta Small Business Show, host Jim Fitzpatrick is on location at Gate City Brewing Company in beautiful historic Roswell with Co-founders Pat Rains and Brian Borngesser, to find out what it takes to build a brewery from the ground up. Watch Now
Bill Nussey Chronicles His Entrepreneurial Path and Reveals Secrets Behind Building a Successful Tech Company
When it comes to entrepreneurship, not many individuals can say they’ve grown multiple multi-million dollar businesses, and even fewer can say they started in their teenage years. However, our guest in this segment has done just that. By creating and working with companies like Silverpop, iXL, and Solar Inventions, serial entrepreneur Bill Nussey continues to thrive from project to project. Watch Now
Atlanta Small Business Profile – Kim Normand Dobrin, FreeTheMindCo
On this week’s episode of the Atlanta Small Business Profile, host and small business expert Ted Jenkin sits down with Kim Normand Dobrin, owner of FreeTheMindCo. FreeTheMindCo is a professional development resource provider that wants to, as the name suggests, help free one’s mind. To do this, FreeTheMindCo teaches skills to change and transform fault patterns. Watch Now
The 4 Pillars of the Invest Atlanta Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative
In this segment, we’re pleased to welcome Monica Hooks, the new Executive Director of the Invest Atlanta Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative. Monica first became involved in the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative as a participant, when her boutique marketing firm, m-oracle graduated as part of the program’s inaugural class. As of October, she is now the Executive Director of WEI, and shares with ASBN what the initiative is all about. Watch Now
The Importance of Cultivating a Healthy and Engaging Work Environment – Amanda Sutt, Rock Paper Scissors
When it comes to attracting top employees for your company, there are many different approaches to take. One of which is to create a consistent and healthy company culture. Studies show that companies that are intentional with cultivating a healthy and engaging work environment, are more likely to have stronger performance ratings, increased employee loyalty, and improved customer service. Here to talk more about the importance of implementing consistent company culture is Amanda Sutt, CEO and Creative Director of Rock Paper Scissors, as well as the recipient of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce “Culture Creator” Award. Watch Now
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