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Mind My Business

Mind My Business

By Jonathan Floyd
For the small business entrepreneur looking for some motivation and insight into someone going through the same thing! Enjoy tips from host Jonathan Floyd and interviews with people building businesses from the ground up.
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Mind My Business : Episode 26 - Creating Small Business Culture
On this episode Jonathan talks about what is important in setting up the culture for your business. Though a small business may start with 1 or 2 people, it is important that you begin to set what the future culture looks like. He offers 3 tips on how you can put processes into place to establish culture that every future part of your business would appreciate. Check out the Mind My Business website, www.mmbpodcast.com, for the latest episode. As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
20:10
October 28, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 25 - Henry Poured Mobile Bar(Mishu Ullah)
On this episode Jonathan talks to Mishu Ullah, the owner of the Houston mobile bar business Henry Poured Mobile Bar. She discusses how the business began, where it got it's name, and the process the customers go through. Mishu also describes what got her into entrepreneurship and advice for women who are aiming to start their own operations. She finishes out the interview talking about the future of Henry Poured and what is next for the Houston based company. You can find Henry Poured on their website www.henrypoured.com and on social media: Facebook: @Henry Poured Mobile Bar Instagram:  @henrypoured Check out the Mind My Business website, www.mmbpodcast.com, for the latest episode. As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
40:55
October 21, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 24 - Being Boring In Business
On this episode Jonathan talks about how to make you business more efficient and attractive by making it more boring. He offers 3 tips you can do with your business that will show that boring in business can be a good thing.  As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
17:06
October 14, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 23 - Bliss Wax Bar
On this episode Jonathan talks to the Breia Smith and Sheryl Lucky, the owners of Bliss Wax Bar in Shreveport. The ladies discus how Bliss came to be and they challenges they faced getting the business started. They also talk through managing their friendship and how things have changed for them during Covid. And lastly they give insight into the future of Bliss and what they would change if they could go back in time.  Follow Bliss Wax Bar on: Facebook: Bliss Wax Bar Instagram: @blisswaxbar As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
54:53
October 7, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 22 - Protect Your Peace
On this episode Jonathan talks a little about the first 21 episodes and what the future holds for the show. Also, he talks about how to protect your peace and keeping a sound mind for your business.  As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
20:56
September 30, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 21 - Investing In Your Business
On this episode Jonathan discusses ways to invest in your business and how building yourself could help build your business. He discusses 4 areas that could be used for investment to help the growth.  As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
26:29
September 23, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 20 - Jon Renthrope (Cajun Fire Brewery Owner)
On this episode Jonathan talks with Jon Renthrope, owner of Cajun Fire Brewery in New Orleans. He discusses what got him into the beer industry and how he started the fifth black-owned brewery in the country. Jon also talks about what makes up the flavor profiles of his company's signature brews and what is coming down the road in regards to a new flavor. In addition to the beer, Jon goes in detail about his philanthropy, the history his company has helped create, and what the future looks like for Cajun Fire. You can find Cajun Fire on: Facebook: @Cajun Fire Brewing Company Instagram: @drinkcajunfire As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it. 
44:21
September 16, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 19 - Business Support System
On this episode Jonathan discusses why it is important to have a personal support system to help your business. He gives 5 types of people you can use to start building your support system that will take your business to the next level. As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
22:33
September 9, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 18 - Nicole Jefferson (Realtor)
On this episode Jonathan talks with New Orleans native and now Virginia resident, Nicole Jefferson. She discusses how she got into real estate and how she is trying to build a legacy for her family. She also gives tips on how to get into the industry. They also discuss the 15-year anniversary of Katrina and how things have shaped up for the future. If you want to contact Nicole, you can find her on: Instagram: @nicktheelioness and @nickjrealty Facebook:  Nicole Nick Jefferson As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
46:06
September 2, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 17 - Partnerships in Business
On this episode Jonathan talks about the partnership at the start of his business. He also discusses 5 tips on what a partnership should do/be in a business and 3 tips on what they should not be. If you have ever though about a partner or have gone through something with a partner this episode will make sense to you! As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
33:08
August 26, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 16 - Cloreece Knight (CPA)(Accounting and Finance)
On this episode Jonathan talks with Cloreece Knight, owner of Knight CPA Services. Cloreece discusses how she got into the Accounting field and how her family motivates her on a daily basis. She also goes into steps small businesses can take to prepare during the pandemic. In the end, Cloreece talks about the future of business and her plans. If you are interested in contacting Cloreece contact her at the places below: Email: cdknight@cknight-cpa.com  Facebook: Knight CPA Services LLC Instagram: @knightcpaservicesllc As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
39:57
August 19, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 15 - Positioning Your Business
On this episode Jonathan talks about how important it is to position your business for success. He gives 3 things you can use to help set your business up to be able to take the next step. As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.
22:18
August 12, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 14 - Small Business Expectations
On this episode Jonathan talks about the role expectations play for business. He gives 3 points on how you can shape your expectations to help yourself personally and in business.  As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it. 
21:04
August 5, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 13 - Giving
On this episode Jonathan talks about the 3 things you should be giving to as a person and the 3 things you should be giving. This episode looks to tie the personal parts of yourself and how it relates to business.  As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it. 
09:08
July 29, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 12 - Knowing Your Numbers
On this episode Jonathan talks about why it is important to know your numbers in business. He also discusses in 7 points numbers that any business owner should know in regards to their business.  As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.  
36:54
July 22, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 11 - Aaron Lathan (Houston Real Estate Agent)
On this episode, Jonathan talks with Aaron Lathan (http://www.myagentlathan.com/) about his journey into real estate and how his background in Construction helped shape his work. He discusses parenthood, how his wife has influenced his work, and offers tips for new buyers and potential sellers. If you want to reach out to Aaron email him at aaron@youragentlathan.com.  As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please email him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it.  
1:03:51
July 15, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 10 - Josh Miles (Marketing Guru)
On this episode,  Jonathan talks with Josh Miles of onestadion.com discussing how he got into entrepreneurship, his daily routine, and what new small business owners should know about how to market their business. Josh talks about how he has helped clients to navigate Covid and how important content is for any business. Find Josh on Facebook and Instagram @therealjoshmiles and on Twitter @realjoshmiles.  As always, if you want to contact Jonathan please e-mail him at jonathan@boxofcare.com. Don't forget to like and share the show wherever you found it. 
47:46
July 8, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 9 - The Business Environment
In this episode, Jonathan discuss the role outside environment plays for small businesses. He goes through 5 factors and ways to combat those things to help your operation push through. If you want to contact him please e-mail jonathan@boxofcare.com. Please like and rate the show wherever you find it.
16:08
July 1, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 8 - The Starting Block
On this episode Jonathan opens up talking about why people do what they do. After looking into the psychology of why people do what they do, he touches on a few points before transitioning into why people start things. He offers 5 tips to use to start your business and how you can be set to go to the next level. If you want to contact him please e-mail jonathan@boxofcare.com. Please like and rate the show wherever you find it.
23:50
June 24, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 7 - Wayne Willis (Founder of Well Groomed Man)(Fashion Expert)
In this episode, Jonathan talks with Wayne Willis, founder of fashion brand Well Groomed Man (www.well-groomed-man.com). Wayne discusses what got him into fashion and what drives him on a daily basis. The two discuss the future of the Well Groomed Man brand and the work Wayne does in the wedding industry. If you are interested in Wayne's services reach out to him via e-mail at wellgroomedww@gmail.com.  As always you can reach me at jonathan@boxofcare.com. If you like the episode please like, rate, share, or review wherever you found us. 
53:24
June 17, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 6 - Business Mindset
On this episode Jonathan is flying solo and discussing how important mindset is to survival in business. He gives some tips and techniques on things he has gone through with Box Of Care including: believing in yourself, being proactive, and more. If you want to contact him please e-mail jonathan@boxofcare.com. Please like and rate the podcast wherever you found us.
23:34
June 10, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 5 - Bayley Simmons (HR Consultant)
In this episode Jonathan talks with Bayley Simmons, HR professional, about the George Floyd situation, what is happening in America, and the black experience.  Bayley also discusses her daily routine and how her business is working through the Coronavirus situation in America. She also provides some insight on what it's like to be in the HR field and thoughts on how to get prepared for your next job opportunity if needed. If you would like to get in contact with her please reach out on www.getpropolished.net or her e-mail bayley@getpropolished.net.  As always, you can reach Jonathan at jonathan@boxofcare.com. If you like the episode please like, share, rate, or review it. 
52:40
June 3, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 4 - Antonio Cousin (Real Estate Expert)
In this episode Jonathan and Dean talk with Antonio Cousin, real estate expert, about his daily routine, what inspires him, and how to get into real estate. Cousin provides tips on how to set 90 day goals and goes into detail about the investor club he and some friends started in the last few years. He provides insight on the real estate market and what you need to get started to build your real estate empire. To contact him or join his e-mail list please reach out to him at cousinsellsla@gmail.com or directly at (504)220-7297. 
1:04:26
May 27, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 3 - Time Management
Brothers Jonathan, owner of Box Of Care (www.boxofcare.com), and Dean Floyd, owner of The Luxe Concept (www.theluxeconcept.com), discuss how they manage time and offer some techniques to help you. From using a planner, to setting SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-bound) goals, to accountability, these tips should give you something to use to help you go forward in your business.
16:37
May 20, 2020
Mind My Business : Episode 2 - Networking
Brothers Jonathan, owner of Box Of Care (www.boxofcare.com), and Dean Floyd, owner of The Luxe Concept (www.theluxeconcept.com), discuss networking and the role it has played in their businesses. They offer some tips to help you as well break the ice on your networking skills.
22:12
May 13, 2020
The Intro to Mind My Business
Brothers Jonathan, owner of Box Of Care (www.boxofcare.com), and Dean Floyd, owner of The Luxe Concept (www.theluxeconcept.com), talk about the journeys into their startup businesses from the backstory, to where things are now, to where they want to go in the future. This is the first episode in what promises to be an inspiration to others that will feature other business owners all along the startup path.  Mind My Business is for the person sitting on the sidelines ready to take the next step and wants to learn how to mind their own business. 
23:50
May 3, 2020