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Everybody's Business

Everybody's Business

By National Entrepreneur Center
The National Entrepreneur Center presents Jerry Ross in "Everybody's Business," where we discuss entrepreneurship, startups, small business and all things in between. Get practical and tactical advice you can use in your business today, as well as hearing inspiring stories from founders and entrepreneurs who have done it all!
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Everybody's Business S1E8 -- Pivot Exhaustion! / Guest: Lois Perry
Are you tired of pivoting? You're not alone! The key to survival, especially during tough times, is flexibility-- both inside your business and inside your mind. This week we're talking to Lois Perry, a legendary SCORE counselor (and our chapter chair) and former VP of Advertising & CMO for Chuck E Cheese. She brings wisdom and depth in consumer trends and their business impact, and of course a lot of laughs in this week's episode. 
November 19, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E7 -- Doable Diversification / Guest: Michael Dermer
Diversification doesn't have to mean getting into entirely new things, but rather smart moves you can make with what you do already! This week's guest is Michael Dermer, founder of The Lonely Entrepreneur, our partner in online education. Michael is a lawyer and serial entrepreneur and always full of fascinating insights.
November 12, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E6 -- Silence in Sales / Guest: Courtney Powell
While silence may be uncomfortable, it may be your best friend in making a sale! This week's special guest is Courtney Powell, President of AceApplications, a technology solutions provider for businesses, schools, and government agencies, delivering custom software and web development, cloud applications, business consulting and technology sales. He is a past client of our center and a leader in the Orlando business community.
November 5, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E4 -- Referrals Really Matter / Guest: John Dearie
The best way to find your next client or sale is through someone you already know. Learn how to maximize your network to grow! This week's special guest is John Dearie, President of the Center for American Entrepreneurship, in Washington DC. The Center is is a nonpartisan research, policy, and advocacy organization that works with policymakers in Washington and across the country to achieve a policy environment that promotes new business formation, survival, and growth.
October 29, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E5 -- Quality control / Guest: Cassandra Willard
Quality control is not just for products... but your team and people too! Special guest Cassandra Willard shares insights from her background in law, as well as being the current president of the National Association of Women Business Owners in Central Florida. 
October 29, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E3 -- Negotiation 101 / Guest: Shawn Flynn
Make more money when you buy, with a well-executed negotiation. This week's special guest is Shawn Flynn, host of The Silicon Valley Podcast, who brings his depth of experience in the VC and startup scene from the Bay Area, to share knowledge and stories from travels and business life with us.
October 22, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E2 -- Expenses, expenses, expenses / Guest: Tanisha Nunn Gary
We're talking business expenses, and ensuring your business' profitability. Special guest Tanisha Nunn Gary discusses her business experience as an attorney, and how COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting black-owned businesses, and what people can do to help.
October 22, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E1 -- Creating & growing your team / Guest: Valerie Seidel
The National Entrepreneur Center presents Jerry Ross in "Everybody's Business," where we discuss entrepreneurship, startups, small business and all things in between. Our first episode will discuss hiring and building out your team, and features special guest entrepreneur and economist Valerie Seidel, founder of the Balmoral Group, with offices across Florida and Sydney. 
October 15, 2020