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The Self-Employed Life Podcast (formerly Creative Warriors) provides business and personal development strategies for self-employed business owners that create sustainable success. A community of self-employed and small business owners, entrepreneurs, innovators and ambitious individuals that need creative solutions in business. Being self-employed and a business Warrior is a mindset, a spirit and a challenge. We need a different way of doing business. This is business with a soul. We discus ...
 
Learn how to use the Duct Tape Marketing System created by John Jantsch, widely regarded as the world's most successful small business marketing system. Our practical how-to tips, advice, and real-life examples will teach you what you need to know to implement this system in your business. Take the mystery out of your marketing and get inspired to grow your business! Marketing topics covered on the podcast by Kevin Jordan from Redpoint Marketing Consultants will include marketing strategy, i ...
 
There are several approaches to growing or scaling a small business. Some would recommend growth hacking strategies for aggressively marketing your products or services. In contrast, others would say that the only way to cross $10 mil in revenue would be through inorganic growth. If you asked any business owners or executives, 90% of them, including ME, suffer from dream-reality confusion—some claiming their growth ambitions to be as high as 3x in the next three years. Yet, the stark reality ...
 
Tom Libelt from SmartBrandMarketing.com brings over two decades of marketing and sales experience. The goal of the show is to bring on the best possible guests to share their sales, marketing and branding strategies along with insights from their active and passive businesses to help you gain an edge and be ahead of the curve with your marketing efforts. Since 2018 one of the main focuses of the show is online course creation and online course marketing. Tom has helped over a 100+ course cre ...
 
Andrew Pappas, founder of RenGen Marketing helps take indie devs and their games to a whole new level by discussing business best practices and sharing marketing strategies and tips to better navigate the world of indie game marketing. Regardless if you’re an indie dev starting out or a veteran small team, the topic discussions apply to anyone wanting to better understand the online environment and stand out in a saturated market. A marketer since 2011, Andrew has found a passion for applyin ...
 
This Old NEW Business with Jeff Korhan Is a weekly podcast show featuring SALES and MARKETING Experts sharing how businesses are successfully taking old practices for building profits, and making them new again - by adapting to a DIGITAL, SOCIAL, and GLOBAL environment. Plus, you get inspirational stories and productivity tips to accelerate your business and personal growth.
 
Discussing all things related to transforming your business or department into a high performing organization. Best practices will be shared on topics like strategy, vision, process improvement, culture, strategic cost reduction, change management and more. Proven concepts and principles will resonate with Fortune 500 CEO's as well as small business owners.Derrick Strand is a management consultant, trainer and speaker that has over 20 years of experience in management consulting with industr ...
 
Former homeless, single mom shares her journey as single mom and full-time employee to her transition to a 2nd marriage and becoming a full-time entrepreneur. My first business was a product based business I began in 2010. I made over $12,000 the first 6 months working only on the weekends (20 days total!) I spent a lot of money purchasing items, paying booth rent, building the business, paying consultant commissions and making a TON of mistakes. By the end of 2012 I wanted out of that busin ...
 
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Success and happiness are essential to all of us, especially entrepreneurs who often strike out on their own to be happier and create their success. If this is you, today's episode will inspire and excite you. Dr. Pele is the author of the new book Social Velocity: Why Going Fast Won't Get You Far. He believes that you have to be happy before you c…
 
If you are trying to penetrate an account, the involvement of their procurement department is the last thing you want to see as they are hard negotiators on price. Selling to FMCG buyers could even be more challenging as they need to move fast and make quick decisions. In 2021, most offerings are fairly competitive, so you could only do so much whi…
 
Manufacturers carry thousands of products, and each of them requires several materials with their own dependencies. This chain can go on and could feel cyclical. That's how complex is our supply chain. One critical component could block the production and further impact the production of products that may depend upon it. The best way to mitigate th…
 
Out of all the different ways that games can get attention, the method that has stood the longest has been events. While major events like E3 started with different intentions compared to today, it’s a telling sign how the event landscape has shifted for numerous reasons, but one being the continued growth of indie games. Discussing everything from…
 
Join 18,000 subscribers looking to do "business with a soul" and sign up to receive The Self-Employed Life Nutshell Newsletter! Sign up here! Contact Jeffrey- Website Coaching Support My book, The Self-Employed Life is now available! Check out everything available for self-employed business owners Watch my TEDx LincolnSquare video and please share!…
 
There is a lot that goes into planning for a warehouse. Some warehouses are complex, while others may not be as complex depending upon the shipment types and the influx of shipments. If you don't plan well, it may lead to poor utilization of labor and inefficiencies in the warehouse. It may also lead to missing sales opportunities due to the unavai…
 
Do you know what it means to be business intrigued? Answering that question is what this episode is all about. Many professionals have experience with their craft or trade, but sometimes they have to learn about business through experience and the school of hard knocks. There seems to be a lack of business education in the professions. Kiera Dent i…
 
Demand planning is a double-edged sword, and it's tough to predict. Demand planning requires you to plan enough and then be nimble and agile while tweaking the demand as the market condition changes. Most companies take an algorithmic approach to their demand planning, resulting in wasting critical resources. The agile approach is especially releva…
 
Complying with regulatory bodies is more than just producing the documentation when they ask for it. If the regulatory body is as stringent as FDA, they look for several red flags, including completeness and thoroughness of the documentation and confidence level. But speed is typically the most critical factor. Manufacturers with manual processes a…
 
Join 18,000 subscribers looking to do "business with a soul" and sign up to receive my Self-Employed Nutshell Newsletter! Sign up here! Contact Jeffrey - Website Coaching Support My book, The Self-Employed Life is now available! Watch my TEDx LincolnSquare video and please share! Resources - Take The Self-Employed Assessment! Ever feel like you're …
 
Remember when you bought five shirts last time and ended up returning all? Let's face it. Consumer behavior is unpredictable. It is especially challenging for the apparel industry, where one loose thread or difference in perceived color could be the reason for return. But the supply chain planning for the apparel industry is not only complicated be…
 
Do self-employed people need to cultivate leadership skills? Most of us know the answer is a resounding yes! Being a leader is even more critical when you are the person calling the shots for your business and livelihood. That’s why I’m thrilled to have today’s guest Jim Knight on the show. Jim’s new book, Leadership That Rocks: Take Your Brand’s C…
 
What helps you compete in the market? Is it your unique product? Is it your operational efficiency? Is it your market segment? Or is it the alignment of your manufacturing and operational strategies with market needs and business goals? Since most manufacturers are part of a large process for their customers, simply thinking about your product's va…
 
If you are involved in vendor negotiations or expense management, it's hard to know if you may be overpaying for services or goods. What if there was a way to benchmark your expenses against other companies. Enter big data for expense management. These data lakes have amassed trillions of data points in the last ten years through several data sourc…
 
If there is one common dream that most indie devs share, it’s probably to be able to make indie games full time. But with such a goal there lies great challenges and what may seem like a daunting objective. Thankfully, Thomas Brush of Atmos games shares his journey and experience on how he achieved this very goal while providing insight and tips on…
 
Join 18,000 subscribers looking to do "business with a soul" and sign up to receive my Self-Employed Nutshell Newsletter! Sign up here! Contact Jeffrey - Website Coaching Support My book, The Self-Employed Life is now available! Watch my TEDx LincolnSquare video and please share! Resources - Take The Self-Employed Assessment! Ever feel like you're …
 
Warehouses have been using automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) for a long time. While they have come a long way in their capabilities and along with their interactions with other newer technologies such as robotic arms or cobots, their adoption is still very low. Although ASRS systems provide excellent capabilities, the key is to deeply …
 
You are a big deal. If you don't believe me, you will by the end of this episode. Erin King is the author of You're Kind of a Big Deal: Level Up by Unlocking Your Audacity. Her book is all about leveling up by thinking of yourself as a big deal, having the audacity not to care what others think, and lessons and stories from some of her challenges. …
 
How would you feel if you had a handful of customers with huge leverage decided to consolidate their vendors and put pressure to cut the prices further that you might not be able to afford? No one wants to be in this situation. What would you do if you faced this situation? Would you expand your operations to explore further cost reduction opportun…
 
Whether you are releasing new parts or making changes to existing parts, you will likely go through the engineering change process (ECN). More often than not, engineering organizations are siloed from the downstream organizations and don't understand how their engineering decisions will impact the production floor. As you add more engineers to the …
 
SMB manufacturers and distributors in the personal care industry face unique challenges. These difficulties could be even more for organic products or the items that need to comply with FDA., such as sunscreens. They need to ensure enough demand for new products or struggle to find contract manufacturers and labs that will accept the lower batches …
 
Join 18,000 subscribers looking to do "business with a soul" and sign up to receive my Self-Employed Nutshell Newsletter! Sign up here! Contact Jeffrey - Website Coaching Support My book, The Self-Employed Life is now available! Watch my TEDx LincolnSquare video and please share! Resources - Take The Self-Employed Assessment! Ever feel like you're …
 
John Ramstead is a former Navy fighter pilot. He’s also been a Fortune 500 manager and a passionate serial entrepreneur. He is currently a leadership coach, author, and host of the Eternal Leadership Podcast. He also has a new book called On Purpose With Purpose: Discovering How to Live Your Best Life. He shares his unique perspective and experienc…
 
As procurement departments and buyers become more sophisticated, manufacturers and distributors will see more scrutiny from their customers, especially if they might be selling high-value and complex items. They have already been facing cost pressures from their customers, but now they might see an elongated sales cycle with RFPs to compete. The RF…
 
Your CRM system is key to managing your customer relationships and providing the customer experience to help you stand out among your competitors. While most organizations may use some form of CRM system, the adoption rate is low. Most CRM systems are either overengineered, making them difficult to use and maintain, or under-engineered with data qu…
 
Some people may think that marketing to cultural audiences only involves partnerships and localizing your game. But to really cater and serve that audience, it starts with having a core understanding and how to best represent those people. That’s why today Osama Dorias shares his experiences and understanding of global gaming culture and how applyi…
 
When you grow in transactions and have many low-dollar transactions, the cost of processing transactions could be higher than the expense being paid. You might also face this when you may be purchasing cheaper consumable items from one-time vendors. Understanding the cost of processing is critical as that allows you to introduce different strategie…
 
Join 18,000 subscribers looking to do "business with a soul" and sign up to receivemy Self-Employed Nutshell Newsletter! Sign up here!Contact Jeffrey -WebsiteCoaching Support My book, LINGO: Discover Your Ideal Customer's Secret Language and Make Your Business Irresistible is now available! Watch my TEDx LincolnSquare video and please share! Resour…
 
Remember walking around a gym to find the weight you wanted for your next set of exercises? It could be even more frustrating and inefficient to locate a tool or asset in a large manufacturing facility or a warehouse. What if you had real-time tracking of your tools and assets that you could locate by tracking their real-time locations. The RTLS te…
 
Phil Buckley is the author of Change with Confidence: Answers to the 50 Biggest Questions that Keep Change Leaders Up at Night and his new book Change on the Run: 44 Ways to Survive Workplace Uncertainty. He has over 25 years of experience helping global businesses drive performance through change. He’s also held multiple senior leadership position…
 
If you are building or upgrading your e-commerce capabilities, you are likely to evaluate several platforms. This evaluation needs to be comprehensive, covering factors ranging from legal contracts, deployment issues, customer experience needs, product model complexities, and your teams' skillset. If you chose a platform without performing due dili…
 
Cash is the lifeblood of a company. Cash forecasting is the discovery process to predict your future cash needs. How would you feel if you discovered that you had four months of cash left to operate? I am sure you will lose your sleep. Thus, cash forecasting and understanding your balance sheet are essential. It is especially vital for cash-intensi…
 
If you focused on the metrics for each employee where they contributed to the organization's overall improvement, it could result in millions of dollars of savings. But finding the areas of improvement is easier said than done. It requires you to perform gap analysis and trace the Gemba. It requires you to perform a deeper study of data, identify a…
 
What do you think of when you think of swagger? This episode is about thinking about swagger in a different way. Leslie Ehm is the author of Swagger: Unleash Everything You Are and Become Everything You Want. Which just happens to be one of the best books I’ve read in a long time. I found it life changing, and I’m excited to have Leslie here to tal…
 
RFID technology has been available for a long time, but its adoption has been limited to high-value assets. Most manufacturers might not believe that RFID technologies can track commodities and be an excellent replacement for barcode labels. Unlike barcode labels requiring warehouse and production workers to hold the pointed gun and scan each item,…
 
Since the show’s inception, Indie Game Movement has come a long way. What started out as a means to offer clear insight around topics that needed further attention has developed into a platform that supports and educates a thriving community. In today’s episode, we share our experience so far, what the progress was like and how we have decided to t…
 
Energy has always been one of the heaviest line items on a P&L for manufacturers. While manufacturing executives are acutely aware of the energy costs, they have struggled to enforce energy-saving procedures. In fact, the push for quality and productivity could have counterproductive effects on energy consumption. To find the cost-saving opportunit…
 
Join 18,000 subscribers looking to do "business with a soul" and sign up to receive my Self-Employed Nutshell Newsletter! Sign up here! Contact Jeffrey - Website Coaching Support My book, LINGO: Discover Your Ideal Customer's Secret Language and Make Your Business Irresistible is now available! Watch my TEDx LincolnSquare video and please share! Re…
 
Material requirement planning helps in keeping the appropriate inventory levels that you need for manufacturing. If the MRP processes are not optimized, it could result in surplus inventory or component shortages that could halt your production. While several technologies are available to implement MRP, the biggest challenge is the cross-functional…
 
What do mindfulness and compassion have to do with the workplace? Turns out, a lot. Scott Shute is the head of mindfulness and compassion at LinkedIn. Mindfulness has always been important to Scott. He’s been meditating since he was 13 years old and feels strongly about the importance of mindfulness. He’s also been at LinkedIn for 8 and 1/2 years. …
 
With new trends and technologies such as additive manufacturing and experimental design, it's never been this easy to launch and disrupt a hardware product category. The traditional manufacturers that are slow in taking advantage of these trends run a risk of being disrupted and become irrelevant in their market. The new trends require manufacturer…
 
While other industries such as banking or logistics have successfully differentiated purely because of technology, manufacturers treat digital technologies as their stepchild, especially in the SMB space. SMB manufacturers and distributors rarely have internal IT or use external research to augment their business or digital transformation initiativ…
 
Join 18,000 subscribers looking to do "business with a soul" and sign up to receive my Self-Employed Nutshell Newsletter! Sign up here! Contact Jeffrey - Website Coaching Support My book, LINGO: Discover Your Ideal Customer's Secret Language and Make Your Business Irresistible is now available! Watch my TEDx LincolnSquare video and please share! Re…
 
Running a machine shop is complicated with complex parts, heavy precision needs, and tricky materials handling requirements. With cost pressures from customers, rising material costs, and shrinking margins, one inaccurately estimated job could wipe out the profits for the whole month. Also, customers are savvy with their evaluation as they now want…
 
Loneliness comes in many shapes and forms. There's also a difference between loneliness and isolation. It's predicted that by 2030, the leading cause of death is going to be mental health problems, and loneliness is a huge factor when it comes to mental health. With the pandemic, lockdowns, and Zoom meetings face-to-face interaction has been reduce…
 
Cost accounting is a complex topic. You have so many different choices, and sometimes it's hard to decide which method may be appropriate for your business. If you choose an incorrect accounting method, you may get a significant variance and require more admin effort to discover the source of variance and tweak the processes to reduce it. The incor…
 
So I can’t think of how many times we have discussed or at least mentioned the importance of knowing your audience, but never took the time to really dig deep and explain what exactly that entails or how to really know what is going on in your ideal player’s head. So that’s why Mustapha and I wanted to dive deep in this conversation to explain the …
 
New product development is complex. There are financial risks associated with research and development. The experience could be even more frightening if you are new to R&D, have a tight budget, or working with external or overseas partners. While you might perceive that the risk may be lower with internal initiatives, it may not be true as it's har…
 
Join 18,000 subscribers looking to do "business with a soul" and sign up to receive my Self-Employed Nutshell Newsletter! Sign up here! Contact Jeffrey - Website Coaching Support My book, LINGO: Discover Your Ideal Customer's Secret Language and Make Your Business Irresistible is now available! Watch my TEDx LincolnSquare video and please share! Re…
 
The lines keep blurring between traditional retail supply chains with trends such as DTC and buy-online-pick-up-at-store. With large retailers offering such convenience, it's harder for smaller retailers to compete. These models require you to have your fulfillment centers within 20 miles of the customer location to match consumers' delivery time e…
 
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