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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.

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LTB 90 | Raise Capital

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!

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LTB 89 | Human Connection

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.

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How to Establish Your Business Exit Plan―with Randy Long

One of the most important things to know when you enter any building is where the exit is. The same should be said for your business. It’s best to have a business exit plan in place because you never know what could happen and when you might need it. Joining host Meny Hoffman is Randy Long, CEO and Founder of Long Business Advisors (BraveHeart Business). He is also the author of The BraveHeart Exit: 7 Steps To Your Family Business Legacy and, more recently, Bulletproof Your Exit: How to Prepare Your Business and Your Family for a Successful Business Exit. Randy discusses why and how you should already be planning for contingencies for you and your company. It’s never too early to start, so tune in and find out what you should already be doing for your business.

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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.

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5 Creative Ways To Clear Your Biggest Business Hurdles―with Meira Spivak

Innovation is key to any successful business. Even more so when you’re met with a business hurdle you just can’t solve. Meira Spivak is the director of Oregon NCSY and a seasoned speaker who has helped many by sharing techniques that can help anyone innovate on demand. She sits down with host Meny Hoffman and talks about the five templates of her Strategic Inventive Thinking or SIT Method and how you can use it to find opportunities in your biggest business hurdles. Meira believes that creativity and innovation are skills that you can develop and shares the tools to help you do just that.

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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.

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What’s Your Big Why? A Mindset That Will Grow Your Company—with Susie Carder

Your mindset comes from your big WHY. If there’s no bigger why and you’re doing it all for the money, you won’t grow your company. It has to be that passion that motivates you and gets you out of your bed. Meny Hoffman’s guest in this episode is Susie Carder, who went from being a low-paid hairdresser to becoming an entrepreneur and creating not one but two $10-million companies. Susie talks with Meny about the importance of having the mindset before the skillset to being successful in your business. Listen to this episode and discover Susie’s “WHY” and how it helped her succeed. Tune in!

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