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NBA Business School

NBA Business School

By Newtown Business Association
NBA has started a new series of "NBA Business School Podcasts." These podcasts are hosted by NBA member Rodney Warner. The goal is to make the most of your business by providing you with information and advice from NBA members.

Check out the podcasts, and feel free to contact us with any subjects that you would like to see addressed!
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Season 1 - Episode 7: Health Insurance

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Season 3, Episode 1: Estate Planning & the Small Business Owner
Paul Cohen, partner at Curtin & Heefner, LLP, talks about how owners of small businesses can benefit from estate planning.
34:42
January 24, 2022
Season 2, Episode 24: The Seven Significant Questions for Business Success
Franne McNeal of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at the Community College of Philadelphia discusses the seven questions you should ask yourself before starting, and while running, your business.
36:08
December 27, 2021
Season 2, Episode 23: The Three V's for Business Growth - Value, Vision, Veracity
Franne McNeal of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at the Community College of Philadelphia discusses the Three V's for Business Growth: Values, Vision, and Veracity.
33:20
December 13, 2021
Season 2, Episode 22: The Three P's for Business Growth - Purpose, People, and Process
The Three P's for Business Growth:  Purpose, People, and Process, with Franne McNeal, Education Services Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.  This is the third podcast in a series of 5.
26:30
November 22, 2021
Season 2, Episode 21: The Three R's of Business Growth - Relationships, Results, Revenue
Want your business to grow? Maintain relationships, track your results, and make sure your revenue outpaces your costs.  With Franne McNeal, Education Services Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.
32:47
November 08, 2021
Season 2, Episode 20: The 3 M's of Business - Management, Markets, and Money
The Three M's of Business Growth - Management, Markets, and Money with Franne McNeal, Education Services Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.
24:44
October 26, 2021
Season 2, Episode 19: Make the Most of LinkedIn
Sarah Mailloux of the Temple Small Business Development Center talks about how to use LinkedIn to grow your business.
38:32
October 11, 2021
Season 2, Episode 18: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program
A free, part-time program by Goldman Sachs could teach you how to make your business a success.
12:23
September 27, 2021
Season 2, Episode 17: Make the Most of Networking
Make the most of networking by employing effective strategies and avoiding mistakes, with Tony Moore (SCORE), Andy Rich (Sandler Training), and Rocky Romeo (Retail Rescue).
31:18
August 23, 2021
Season 2, Episode 16: SCORE
SCORE offers expert business advice from experienced professionals for free - with Tony Moore, Robert Purdy, Bucks County SCORE Chair Linda Zangrilli and Lydia Grossov from Expresso Design.
26:52
August 10, 2021
Season 2, Episode 15: Selling Your Business, Part 3 - Financial Planning
Plan ahead and prepare for selling your business long before you want to put it on the market. Michael Schwartz of Schwartz Financial talks about the steps you should take before selling your business.
16:60
July 26, 2021
Season 2, Episode 14: Selling Your Business, Part 2 - Legal Issues
An ounce of problem prevention when you sell your business is worth a pound of cure.  Attorney Scott Fegley talks about legal issues that can come up when selling a business.
16:10
July 12, 2021
Season 2, Episode 13: Selling Your Business, Part 1 - Accounting Issues
How to make your business more attractive and get a higher price when you sell it, with Bob Small from Robert Small & Associates. He will help you to prepare to sell and get through the sales process.
18:53
June 29, 2021
Season 2, Episode 12: Sales - Closing, Rejection & The Pipeline
Andy Rich from Sandler Training/BizDev3.0 talks about getting the prospect to say yes, how to handle rejection and the importance of your pipeline.
29:29
June 14, 2021
Season 2, Episode 11: Successful Sales: Questions are Magic
Andy Rich from Sandler Training talks about the importance of preparation and asking the right questions in the sales process.
25:08
June 01, 2021
Season 2, Episode 10: Sales - Persistence, Empathy & the System
Find out What It Takes To be Good At Sales with Andy Rich from Sandler Training/BizDev3.0
23:24
May 17, 2021
Season 2, Episode 9: Payroll Services
Payroll services can save you time, money, and prevent tax issues if mistakes are made.  You have better things to do than payroll!  Steve Sabel of The Payroll Factory is the guest.
25:22
May 03, 2021
Season 2, Episode 8: Employee Discipline and Firing
If you have to discipline or fire an employee, protect yourself and do it the right way. Our guest is The First National Bank and Trust Company of Newtown Human Resources Representative Eileen Austin.
19:02
April 19, 2021
Season 2, Episode 7: Get the Most From Your Employees
Get the Most From Your Employees provides advice on evaluating employees, finding causes of performance issues, and how to address them. Our guest is The First National Bank and Trust Company of Newtown Human Resources Representative Eileen Austin.
14:33
April 05, 2021
Season 2, Episode 6: Hire the Right Person
Hire the Right Person provides useful do's and don't's to help you hire someone who's a good fit with your company. Our guest is First National Bank and Trust Company of Newtown Human Resources Representative Eileen Austin.
19:55
March 20, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 5: Make the Most of Your Time
Advice by Matthew Auterson, from the Bill Mervin Team at Apex Home Loans, could help you make better use of your time.
25:17
March 08, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 4: The Small Business COVID Credit Crunch: Your Options If You Can't Get a Loan
Is your business struggling due to the economic downturn and difficulty getting business loans? Maura Shenker, Director of the Temple Small Business Development Center, has information and advice to help you get through.
23:02
February 22, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 3: Work /Life Balance
Susan Markham of AWAKENING discusses how to balance your work and life to get the most from both.
21:35
February 08, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 2: Videos
Kelsey Jordan (KDG Films) and Juan Ortiz (Redd Penn Media) talk about how videos can tell your story and help market your business.
25:53
January 25, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 1: Business Insurance
Peter Toft of Nottingham Insurance talks about what you need, what you should buy, and mistakes to avoid.
21:55
January 11, 2021
Season 1 - Episode 13: Cybersecurity
Learn how to protect your computer system and when to get help, with Jon Henbest, VP of Technical Operations for Paradigm Technology Consulting.
20:26
December 28, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 12: Benefits
Mike Kirwan of the Haddon Planning Group/The Kirwan Companies, Ltd. talks about how benefits are good for business owners and employees.
14:11
December 14, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 11: Improving Retail Sales
Rocky Romeo of Retail Rescue discusses simple changes that can have a big impact on retail sales.
22:31
November 30, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 10: Temple Small Business Development Center
The Temple Small Business Development Center provides free training and advice that can help you run your business; with Maura Shenker, Director, Temple Small Business Development Center.
18:53
November 16, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 9: Public Relations
Jean Dolan of Bucks County Community College discusses how public relations can help your business.
10:36
November 02, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 8: Branding
Is your brand telling the story you want to tell?  Learn more about branding from guest Tricia Kessler of Kessler Digital Design.
15:22
October 13, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 7: Health Insurance
Ron Hyman of Insurance Shops talks about health insurance for you, your family, and your employees.
25:08
September 28, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 6: Human Resources & Mistakes You Should Avoid
NBA members Eileen Austin, The First National Bank & Trust of Newtown and Jason Pilchman, Stuckert & Yates,  speak to the Do's and Don'ts in Human Resources.
22:46
September 16, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 5: Social Media
with Lauryn Tremblay, Newtown Marketing Co.
17:10
September 06, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 4: Small Business Administration
In Episode 4, host Rodney Warner learns all about the Small Business Administration with Allen Gutierrez, Associate Director, Office of Entrepreneurial Development.
22:36
August 17, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 3: How to Expand Your Market
In Episode 3, Rodney continues the marketing theme  with: Fred Poritsky, FZP Digital; Neil Harner, Inverse Paradox; Sonali Deshpande, InsiderTrendz, and discusses how can you expand your market while we face the challenges of conducting business during the pandemic.
27:53
August 10, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 2: Post COVID-19: Marketing Do's and Don'ts
In Episode 2 - Host Rodney Warner discusses how to get your customers back into your business post COVID-19. with NBA members: Fred Poritsky, FZP Digital; Neil Harner, Inverse Paradox; Sonali Deshpande, InsiderTrendz
23:19
August 10, 2020
Season 1 - Episode 1: Re-Opening Legal Issues with Scott Fegley,
In Episode 1, our host Rodney Warner of Rodney Warner,  Writer, interviews Attorney Scott Fegley of The Fegley Law Firm, who discusses the legal issues regarding re-opening your business or nonprofit organization during the pandemic.
21:49
August 10, 2020