Dirty Secrets of Small Business

Dirty Secrets of Small Business

Latest Episodes

Couples in Business: Sherry & Dan Jones of Seniors Helping Seniors
January 26, 2023

Today we were joined on the show by Sherry and Dan Jones. They were clients of ours when they owned their franchise business Seniors Helping Seniors.  We not only helped them grow their business but w

How Come Everyone Says You Have To Grow Or Die?
January 19, 2023

One of the reasons we started this podcast was to help dispel many of the myths weve seen in the small business world. One of those chief myths is the idea that if youre not growing youre dying.

Couples in Business: John & Terri Sonnhalter of Sonnhalter
January 12, 2023

Today we were joined on the show by business owners John and Terri Sonnhalter. Oh yeah, they also happen to be Adams parents! They shared with us their 40+ year journey of working together in a busi

How Do I Get A Customer Who Owes Me A Lot of Money To Pay?
January 05, 2023

One of the dirtiest of little secrets weve discussed related to business ownership on this show over the years is that as a small business owner youre also running a bank. With all the talk of rece

How Do I Figure Out Business I Want To Buy?
December 29, 2022

If youve been around us at all then you know one of the things we specialize in with our coaching is helping people with buying and selling companies. Not only have we helped hundreds of people with

Rapid Growth, Bob Scaccia of USA Firmware
December 22, 2022

Today we were joined on the show by business owner Bob Scaccia, who is the Founder and CEO of USA Firmware. Bob shared with us some of the ups and downs of his first decade in business and the tremend

How Do I Know If I Should Have A Partner?
December 15, 2022

We are big fans of partnerships. Surprisingly, we tend to find ourselves in the minority when it comes to that positive view of business partners. Were guessing you may have heard a lot of negative

How Often Should I Contact Past Customers?
December 08, 2022

Everyone loves something new and shiny! Many of our small business clients refer to those bright shiny new objects as squirrels. But while were all chasing these new shiny objects, we might just be

Is It Right To Use Your Vendors As A Bank?
December 01, 2022

One of the things nobody tells you about when starting a business is that youve unknowingly signed up to play the bank. Every time you provide credit to a customer you always risk having someone lik

How Much Growth Is Too Much?
November 24, 2022

One of the common refrains youll hear whether it be in business or life is something to the effect, If youre not growing youre dying. A phrase like that can put a lot of pressure on a business o