Another season has come to a close, so it’s time to look back. Season 2 of Let’s Talk Business was packed with amazing guests who all had some advice to share culled from years of experience in their respective industries. Let’s Talk Business host Meny Hoffman sits down once again with Chava Shapiro, podcast producer and Director of Content at PTEX Group to do a retrospective of some of the best that Let’s Talk Business Season 2 had to offer.
The second of two highlights episodes, there are spectacular soundbites from the likes of Jamie Geller, Jason Swenk, Daniel Gefen, Clate Mask, Zacharia Waxler, Marc Bodner, Isaac Wolman, Mark Levy, Joe Apfelbaum, David Nour, Chester Elton, and Garry Ridge. Get your piping hot and fresh life (and business) advice here now!
Many entrepreneurs have trouble building a culture that enables them to build a scalable company.
In this episode, Garry Ridge, the CEO of WD-40 Company, joins me on the show. WD-40 is a product found in 8 out of 10 American households and sold in more than 176 countries around the world. In this interview, Garry and host Meny Hoffman discuss the approach WD-40 took throughout the years to turn one product into a billion-dollar company, the qualities that make a good leader, and how to build a culture that truly allows you to scale your company.
If you could motivate your people to perform at their peak every single day, how would you do it?
I’m excited to share my interview with one of today’s most influential voices in workplace trends, Chester Elton. Chester has spent two decades helping business owners engage their employees in their organizational strategy, vision, and values. He provides real solutions for real leaders looking to build culture, manage, change, and drive innovation.
In this episode, Chester covers the best practices of successful leadership and breaks down the five disciplines every leader needs to have in order to empower and motivate their team. Chester also shares practical tips for developing a company culture that supercharges employee performance and serves as a key differentiator for you in your industry.
Listen and enjoy!
Whether we like it or not, we all need to build the right relationships in order to survive in the world of business.
This week’s guest is David Nour, the CEO of the Nour Group, Inc. David is an internationally acclaimed speaker and author of ten books, including his best-sellers Relationship Economics and ConnectAbility. He has spent the past two decades studying business relationships and has helped countless organizations, from small enterprises to Fortune 100 companies, learn to leverage the value of their greatest off-balance-sheet asset—their relationships.
In our interview, David and I discussed the power of building relationships to drive strategy, innovation, growth and profitability. David explains the number one reason why companies fail at cultivating valuable relationships and clarifies the correct steps to identify the people in your life or your business that you should prioritize.
Listen and enjoy!
Is it time for your company to pivot in a different direction?
If you’re ready to shake up the status quo, I’m excited to share my interview with business strategist, acclaimed author and motivational speaker Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union. Joe shares his personal experiences with growing million-dollar companies and demonstrates how pivoting is crucial for personal and professional growth. He outlines his proven method for staying “mojovated,” energized, optimistic, action-oriented, and hungry to succeed. Finally, Joe demystifies why networking doesn’t work for most people, explains why LinkedIn needs to be part of your business strategy before it’s too late, and breaks down the steps to successfully build your brand online.
I know you’re going to love the awesome energy and information in this interview, so listen below and enjoy!
How are your customers’ lives better because of you? If you’re ready to dig deep for an answer that sets you apart from the competition, you don’t want to miss my interview with Mark Levy, founder of Levy Innovation.
Mark Levy, the founder of Levy Innovation, has consulted some of the world’s most prominent CEOs and thought leaders, including Simon Sinek of Start with Why, and helped them differentiate themselves with a big idea that sets them apart.
In this episode, Mark shares the importance of finding your purpose, your “why,” and making that your differentiator. Through riveting anecdotes of clients he has worked with, Mark explains why most companies fail to differentiate themselves and offers practical tips on how to define and articulate your “why” to the world in ways that will transform your business and scale it.
I hope you listen and gain from all the valuable advice Mark offers in this episode!
Retail has boomed through the years and as it progresses, so do the challenges.
In today’s episode, Meny Hoffman interviews Isaac Wolman, the CEO of Make It Real, about the future of brick-and-mortar business and how the business of retail is changing. Isaac also breaks down the importance of mentorship and networking in retail, and shares what you need to do in order to grow from early-stage growth and being retail ready to scalability.
Finally, Isaac highlights Tribeworks, which is a one-day event for business owners to learn and network from the pros.
How do you inspire and empower your people to help you challenge the status quo and get your business to the next level?
If you want to peek into the mind of a CEO whose company has skyrocketed to the top of its industry, you’re going to want to listen in on this episode with Marc Bodner, CEO of L&R Distributors.
In this interview, Marc shared insights into the key attributes of a leader, and how your vision of the company guides your most critical decisions and provides your leadership team with the tools to help you lead. We discussed how to create a culture to provide the ultimate shopping experience for customers, the roles of operational planning and strategic planning, key performance indicators that you need to know in order to grow your business, and the importance of guarding your personal time as CEO.
Marc shared so many great ideas, and I cannot wait to share this incredible interview with you. Listen and enjoy!