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SPECIAL EPISODE: An Exclusive Interview With Our Host, Meny Hoffman—Part 2

Coming back to the interviewee’s seat in his own show, Meny Hoffman rejoins Chava Shapiro for the second part of their exclusive interview. In this episode, they talk about all things leadership – from its broad definition to the nitty-gritty of what every contemporary leader needs to be aware of as they play their role in today’s changed and changing world. Whether you’re leading a Fortune 500 company or a small business with fewer than five employees, these leadership principles are going to resonate with you and change the way you lead. Leadership certainly isn’t easy, but it’s significantly easier if you’ve got someone by your side teaching you the ropes. Listen in and let Meny be your guide for today.

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How to Build and Sustain a High-Performing Team—with Ira Zlotowitz

We all know that a good team can make or break a business. But do you ever wish you could simply clone yourself and create a team of people just as motivated, knowledgeable, and passionate about your business as you are? Ira Zlotowitz, the founder and president of Eastern Union Funding, knows a thing or two about building and sustaining high-performing teams; he grew his own business from a four-person office to a company of over 100 people, closing roughly $5 billion in national loan volume in 2019 alone. In this practical, no-nonsense interview, we discuss how to cultivate a culture of excellence (starting from the very first interview); how to hire the right people; how to master the skill of delegation; and how to make your current employees more valuable to your company.

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Embracing Failure is the Key to Success—with Brian Scudamore

I’m thrilled to share the newest episode of the Let’s Talk Business Podcast with you. I interviewed my friend Brian Scudamore, founder and CEO of O2E Brands, the banner company for mega-brands including 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and WOW 1 DAY PAINTING.

Brian is no stranger to growing a business; his brands are household names around the world, grossing over $400 million collectively. He’s also no stranger to failure; he speaks openly and humbly in the interview about how his own failures were springboards for his success.

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Why Isn’t My Salesperson Closing Enough Sales?

When is the last time you hired a salesperson that you think is absolutely perfect for the job, only to find out they can’t close a sale if their life depended on it?

If this has happened to you, you’re in good company.

For a long time, I wondered why this is such a common scenario—why is it that someone can seem like a great salesman, but when it comes down to it, they have a hard time gaining the full trust of clients?

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