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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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Drawing strengths from diversity-- multiculturalism & business success! Guest: Khaled Muneer (Everybody's Business S2E12)
Drawing strengths from diversity-- multiculturalism & business success! Guest: Khaled Muneer (Everybody's Business S2E12)
To finish off our season (and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!) we are thrilled to be talking to Khaled Muneer, who serves as the President of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, empowering and connecting the Asian owned businesses here in Central Florida. In addition to that role, Khaled has over three decades in the real-estate business here in Florida!
56:07
May 20, 2021
Creative resilience & perseverance in Hollywood! Guest: Brian Regan (Everybody's Business S2E11)
Creative resilience & perseverance in Hollywood! Guest: Brian Regan (Everybody's Business S2E11)
Our identity in the world doesn't just happen overnight. Sometimes we need to call it out and step up into what we want to be! This week, we were thrilled to talk to comedian and entertainer Brian Regan, and learn about show business and the entrepreneurial lessons that it takes to succeed in Hollywood.
54:06
May 13, 2021
Learn To Stand Out By Leaning Into Your Strengths! Guest: Davey Jay (Everybody's Business S2E10)
Learn To Stand Out By Leaning Into Your Strengths! Guest: Davey Jay (Everybody's Business S2E10)
If you spend all day swimming against the current, you end up... exhausted! While learning and growing is a life-long process as an entrepreneur (and human), identifying-- and accepting-- our strengths, and learning to lean into them is one of the fastest ways to get a leg up on your competition. Today, we are talking to attorney Davey Jay, whose focus in entertainment and IP law has seen her represent both Oscar and Grammy award-winning clients, as well as educate for over 12 years here locally at Full Sail University for entertainment and communication law. We are thrilled to have her on!
01:05:38
May 06, 2021
If you don't know your target... how will you market? Guest: Tom Marin (Everybody's Business S2E9)
If you don't know your target... how will you market? Guest: Tom Marin (Everybody's Business S2E9)
If you don't know your target... you cannot market! Whether your business is a product or service, whether you sell to consumers or businesses-- knowing your market is integral to being successful! This week, we're talking to long-term marketeer and research consultant Tom Marin from MarketCues.
57:05
April 29, 2021
If you don't know... ask! Getting "unstuck" with Barry Moltz (Everybody's Business S2E8)
If you don't know... ask! Getting "unstuck" with Barry Moltz (Everybody's Business S2E8)
When your business is going well enough to make a living, but not really thriving or growing, you may be finding yourself "stuck" but not sure why. This week, we were honored to talk with Barry Moltz about the top ways businesses stall, and how to drive that growth and change from the top down!
36:34
April 08, 2021
Self-care and mental health-- requirements for entrepreneurial success! (Everybody's Business S2E7-- John Crossman)
Self-care and mental health-- requirements for entrepreneurial success! (Everybody's Business S2E7-- John Crossman)
Entrepreneurship can feel incredibly isolating much of the time. Add in an on-going pandemic, social and political uncertainty, and constant pivoting and adjusting, and we have a perfect storm for an entrepreneur's mental health crisis. This week, we are honored to have friend and real estate entrepreneur John Crossman talking to us about how to stay sane, how to ask for help, and sharing his optimistic view for 2021.
01:03:20
April 01, 2021
The "Secret Sauce" For Success as a Restaurateur (Everybody's Business S2E6- Chef Michael)
The "Secret Sauce" For Success as a Restaurateur (Everybody's Business S2E6- Chef Michael)
Restaurants have always fulfilled a critical need for both food and human connection, and are a source of great pride in communities and Main Streets across the country! We are thrilled to talk to local restaurateur and entrepreneur Chef Michael, of Sanford's Corner Cafe fame, and hear his stories from being a hospitality-industry entrepreneur, especially navigating the craziness that has been the global pandemic.
59:30
March 25, 2021
Leadership-- from idea to action! (Everybody's Business S2E5-- Kellie Parkin, LGBT Pride Chamber)
Leadership-- from idea to action! (Everybody's Business S2E5-- Kellie Parkin, LGBT Pride Chamber)
The concept of leadership cannot exist merely as an idea or aspiration. Teams need real leadership, to cast real vision and help facilitate its delivery. Today we're talking to the Orlando PRIDE Chamber CEO Kellie Parkin, and are thrilled to have them with us!    -----   The National Entrepreneur Center presents Jerry Ross in "Everybody's Business," now in its second season. We discuss entrepreneurship and startups, and the entrepreneur-mentality inside all of us! 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!
51:04
March 11, 2021
How to tell a good idea from a bad idea as an entrepreneur... (Everybody's Business S2E4-- E. Macky)
How to tell a good idea from a bad idea as an entrepreneur... (Everybody's Business S2E4-- E. Macky)
Entrepreneurs especially have ideas to spare, but which are good opportunities for someone, and which are good opportunities for you specifically! This week's guest is entrepreneur extraordinaire E. Mackey, with hands in advertising, content creation, music, fashion and more. With clients like Twitter, Google, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota and more, and most recently bringing to life a photo book about the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020, Mackey knows a thing or two about what works, and we're thrilled to hear from him today!
01:01:03
February 25, 2021
Persistence-- the "hard work" secret to success! (Everybody's Business S2E3-- Michelle Rigby Assad)
Persistence-- the "hard work" secret to success! (Everybody's Business S2E3-- Michelle Rigby Assad)
It's been said, "Success is getting up just one more time than you've been knocked down," and from the entrepreneurs and founders we've known over the years that is definitely the truth! Persistence is often the main difference between those who "make it" and those who do not. Our guest this week knows a thing about not giving up-- Michelle Rigby Assad, who spent over a decade in counter-terrorism for the CIA, as well as defending global human rights for refugees persecuted by ISIS and Al-Qaeda. We are thrilled to have her to speak with us today!
01:11:16
February 12, 2021
Overcome Your Barriers to Success Today (Everybody's Business S2E2-- Lucas Boyce)
Overcome Your Barriers to Success Today (Everybody's Business S2E2-- Lucas Boyce)
They say, "Genius is 1% talent, and 99% hard work," and we can't help but agree. The more entrepreneurs and "success stories" we hear, the overwhelming trend is that persistence and perseverance is key to any type of success. Our guest this week is Lucas Boyce, a former White House Staffer, turned NBA executive, who shares from his life story to inspire us!  
59:28
February 04, 2021
Getting Way Out of Your Comfort Zone (Everybody's Business S2E1-- Michelle Fishburne)
Getting Way Out of Your Comfort Zone (Everybody's Business S2E1-- Michelle Fishburne)
We're baaaack! Everybody's Business Season 2 is here! If 2020 taught us anything, it's that we never know what to expect, and when things keep changing it can be scary. But moving out of that comfort zone, and through that fear, is one of the best lessons we can learn for life and entrepreneurship. Our first guest is a women on the move-- literally! Michelle Fishburne is a PR-executive turned oral historian, traveling the country and recording stories from Americans of all walks.  
01:01:05
January 28, 2021
Everybody's Business S1E11 -- From Idea to Action-- Execution / Guest: Ron Ben Zeev
Everybody's Business S1E11 -- From Idea to Action-- Execution / Guest: Ron Ben Zeev
Taking action is critical to the difference between an idea, and effecting real change. Often times it can seem some of the critical differences between success and failure can come down to simply the small steps you take each day to move your idea further! Special guest is Ron Ben Zeev, President and Co-Founder of Wold Housing Solution, and after a diversified career spanning the globe, he now calls Central Florida home. We're thrilled to have him round out our first season of "Everybody's Business!"
01:12:34
December 10, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E10 -- Insured for Success / Guests: Christina Pinto and Tony Jenkins
Everybody's Business S1E10 -- Insured for Success / Guests: Christina Pinto and Tony Jenkins
Is your future insured for success? From long-term care, to healthcare, insurance products are things entrepreneurs need to know about... before you actually are in need! This week's special guests are Christina Pinto, from MPC Wealth Management, and Tony Jenkins, Market President for Florida Blue to discuss what entrepreneurs and business owners need to know to stay safe, healthy and financially sound for a lifetime and beyond.
53:46
December 07, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E9 -- Entrepreneurial Vision / Guest: Carlos Carbonell
Everybody's Business S1E9 -- Entrepreneurial Vision / Guest: Carlos Carbonell
As an entrepreneur, the vision you have is unique to you. Your background and skillset gives you a unique vision for the future! This perspective is what makes entrepreneurs special, and ultimately successful... but trust us--- not everyone will see it! This week's special guest is Carlos Carbonell, CEO and founder of Echo Interaction Group, and a key player in Florida's tech, business, hispanic and LGBTQ communities, and we're thrilled to have him on with us!
50:55
November 30, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E8 -- Pivot Exhaustion! / Guest: Lois Perry
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. 
01:07:57
November 19, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E7 -- Doable Diversification / Guest: Michael Dermer
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.
50:40
November 12, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E6 -- Silence in Sales / Guest: Courtney Powell
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.
01:06:20
November 05, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E4 -- Referrals Really Matter / Guest: John Dearie
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.
55:10
October 29, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E5 -- Quality control / Guest: Cassandra Willard
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. 
51:20
October 29, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E3 -- Negotiation 101 / Guest: Shawn Flynn
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.
01:03:51
October 22, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E2 -- Expenses, expenses, expenses / Guest: Tanisha Nunn Gary
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.
54:39
October 22, 2020
Everybody's Business S1E1 -- Creating & growing your team / Guest: Valerie Seidel
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. 
01:12:52
October 15, 2020