Business By The Bay

Business By The Bay

Latest Episodes

Retirement plan mandate
November 11, 2021

Any employer with 5 or more employees in California will be required to offer a retirement plan by 30 June, 2022. Mike Schifferle made some valuable suggestions on how to plan it and the options that employers have. CalSavers is not the only option and ma

Demand generation marketing
October 18, 2021

Business has two main functions — marketing and innovation. Steve Koel talks about how to advertise effectively and generate the required demand for small businesses to grow.

Business entity with a strong foundation
October 13, 2021

Business and estate planning attorney Ralph T. Kokka talks about different types of business entities and the importance of building a strong foundation.

Keys to a healthy business
September 26, 2021

Jack Harrington, the owner of Franklin Management Systems, Inc., suggests small business leaders keep an eye on three key areas to ensure the business stays healthy - managing employees, managing costs, and managing cash flow.

Small Business Insurance
September 19, 2021

Small business insurance coverage gets tricky for owners because they don't want to be underinsured and at the same time, want to keep the insurance costs reasonable. Bill Evans has been in the insurance industry for 21 years and owns his agency in Pleasa

Thriving in a challenging business environment
September 12, 2021

Christine Sevier, the owner of Creating New Hope, shared factors that have contributed to her tremendous success as a trusted senior advisor. No matter how challenging the business environment is, Christine suggests that good communication, being proactiv

Why businesses fail and what can leaders do to succeed?
August 28, 2021

45% of new businesses fail within the first 5 years. Business coach Lisa Nichols, a two-time bestselling author, explains the reasons and what the owners can do to succeed.

You win when you do what you are good at
August 23, 2021

Rain or shine, irrespective of the business environment, the Hope team continues to do what it has been doing for 41 years - helping the East Bay community by running some wonderful programs. Listen to Jennifer Hansen, CEO of Hope Hospice, and Marc Rovett

How to grow your business?
June 12, 2021

Maile Collmer, a professional speaker and business consultant, talks about growing your business by building a network of strong strategic partners that consistently brings quality referrals.

Is marketing a form of communication?
May 30, 2021

Is marketing a form of communication? Michael Liebowitz, CEO of Magnetic Mind Studio, tells us that people buy when their mind says, "you are like me". The key for businesses is to communicate meaningfully to attract more of their ideal customers.