Business By The Bay

Business By The Bay


Latest Episodes

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.

HR for Small Businesses: What are the best HR practices?
May 08, 2021

HR for Small Businesses: What are the best HR practices? Kira Feick, owner of Ignite HR Solutions shared key insights on the following topics: Companies with HR issues, California HR laws, correct & best HR practices, HR employee relations,

Employee retention tax credit overview
April 10, 2021

ERTC is a very important topic for small and medium sized businesses. Tricia Petteys, Co-Founder and COO of Payroll Vault shared some great insights regarding challenges companies are facing during the pandemic and how successful companies are utilizing t

Just Do It vs. Do It Right
March 27, 2021

Attorney Lynne Hampton, a startup specialist, explained the huge risks small business owners take when they ignore compliance and don't maintain proper documentation. It is a lot easier and cost-effective to do it right from the beginning, rather tha

Build relational capital via effective networking
March 13, 2021

Gil Rodrigues, Founder and CEO of White Rabbit Business Solutions, talks about the importance of networking in building relational capital, why many are not able to do it and how to become good at it.