Ever feel like you need to take a few steps back in order to propel yourself forward? This week, I’m excited to bring you Neal Hoffman. You may have heard of him, seen him on Shark Tank, or seen his one-of-a-kind character —Mensch on a Bench— in stores this holiday season. Neal’s creativity and entrepreneurship go unmatched. In our interview, he explains that having awareness of your strengths, limitations, and parameters are the key to true growth. Throughout his journey, he’s been able to turn his ideas into physical products, and how he spends most of his time advising others who want to do the same. He speaks openly about his successes as well as his breaking points along the way. He explains that the best part about hitting rock bottom is that the only place to go is back up, and through creative solutions, anything is possible. Tune in, and you’ll gain practical tips for getting out of a rut, and start making moves in the direction you want.
When Sweat Equity Start-Ups Hit the Ground Running–with Steven Hoffman
Startups are the future. But not every startup idea survives. In fact, 90% of them fail. How do sweat equity startups hit the ground running in this extremely risky environment? In this episode, Steven Hoffman, also known as Captain Hoff, discusses how to survive the competitive market. Steven is the CEO of Founder Space, one of the world’s leading startup accelerators. He joins host Meny Hoffman to share practical strategies to help you overcome the many obstacles that come with starting a business. Steven maps out the process from developing an idea to forming a team. Tune in as he shares invaluable insights to help you grow from his latest book, Surviving a Startup.
Unpacking Effective Communication From its Core―With Brenden Kumarasamy
Effective communication through public speaking is the best way to grow your business. We may not be gifted with great communication skills right away, but it is possible to acquire. Meny Hoffman discusses these with Brenden Kumarasamy. Brenden is a public speaking coach and the founder of MasterTalk, which was created to help us master the art of communication. Leading an organization is not an easy task. Still, with Brenden’s powerful thoughts on fundamental concepts in being an effective communicator, we can take the leap to be the best leader we can be. He shares the proper balance between storytelling, inspiration, and informative speaking. Let’s dive into the challenges behind communication goal settings and practical advice with a public speaking coach expert.
How to Raise Capital with Clarity & Focus―with Shawn Flynn
How can you raise capital with clarity? The first step is to identify your company’s core focus at the moment. Meny Hoffman’s guest today is Shawn Flynn, Principal at Global Capital Markets. In this episode, Shawn reveals what happens behind the curtains when investors decide what company they’ll invest in. Many business owners believe it takes a plane ride and a meeting to have that blank check. But the reality is, you’ll most likely have to go through 200 meetings with investors to get that one check. That’s why you need to be very clear on what your company’s focus is. Otherwise, even the investors will be unsure! Tune in and learn how to raise capital with clarity and focus!
How To Achieve Strategic Results Through Human Connection―With Scott Mann
Human connection is important when running a business. This connection only happens when there is a true leader. In order to be a leader, you need to find clarity within yourself first, and no one will follow someone who is unsure of themselves. Learn how to achieve strategic results through human connection with your host Meny Hoffman and his guest, Scott Mann. Scott is the founder of Rooftop Leadership, and he believes that leadership starts with you. Learn how to find clarity, empathy, and trust so that you can lead your business to success.
Secrets of a Successful Financial & Payroll Department―with Morris Reichman
If you know your numbers, then you truly know your business. Knowing your numbers means staying a step ahead, managing risks and managing capital and cashflow. In this episode, Meny Hoffman interviews the founder and CEO of Payro Finance, Morris Reichman. Morris talks about the struggles of small businesses, how to manage risk and debt, and how his company helps small businesses cover their operational expenses. An episode small business owners won’t want to miss.
The Number One Reason Why Deals Close—with Dan King
Did you know that in the show, Shark Tank, only 20 to 30% of the deals that closed on air actually closed in real life? There’s numerous things that can happen behind the camera and on the business deals. Learn how to succeed in your deals with the Co-Founder of Fireside Strategic, Dan King. In his previous life, Dan was a corporate lawyer and worked behind the scenes for some of the sharks on the Shark Tank TV show. Catch him in this interview with Meny Hoffman on what will make or break your business deals. Also, identify your ideal client and learn how to build a trusting relationship with them. Tune in and learn a few Shark Tank secrets while you’re at it.
How to Energize Your Team for Maximum Productivity—with Dr. Jeffrey Magee
Business success hinges on a lot of factors, but one that stands out in importance is human capital. For a business to boom, it needs to hire the right team. Meny Hoffman is joined by Dr. Jeffrey Magee, author, publisher, and expert on human capital development. Dr. Magee explains how you can identify which persons are right for your team, how you should manage them and why you need to hire the right people. Find out who are the right people for your team and hire them with these tips from Dr. Magee.
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