What entrepreneurs need to know about HR

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About HR

Brandon Uttley Business And Legal Issues, Financial Issues, Podcast 2 Comments

go for launch podcast show 83I recently talked to two experts about what entrepreneurs need to know about HR (human resources).

Shannon CookShannon Cook is a SHRM Senior Certified Professional with over 17 years’ experience in Human Resources. She received her Professional Certification in Human Resources Management from UCLA, and is the proud wife of a business owner. She works with Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 30 years that provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance.

Shannon has served her clients as an HR Specialist and as a Client Liaison. Shannon also developed national level trainings and resources for her colleagues in the field to support client satisfaction and efficiencies for the service teams. Earlier this year, she transitioned to a Business Performance Advisor role within Insperity and support’s Insperity’s mission to Help Businesses Succeed So Communities Prosper. Having the unique combination of business owner perspective and a HR background, she is able to empathize with the challenges a business owner faces and offer solutions that fit their long and short term strategies.

Luke WilliamsAlso joining us on the podcast is Luke Williams. Luke is the head of sales and operations for Zenworkforce. An entrepreneur nearly his entire life, he has founded multiple companies and has a great deal of experience helping start-ups and emerging companies start and grow their sales and organization functions.

Luke joined Zenworkforce in 2015 to assist the company with entering the B2B market.His company, Grab A Cloud, specializes in consulting pre-revenue companies to acquire their first customers and develop strategies for scaling operations.

Zenworkforce is an employee performance documentation software that allows managers to document activities in real-time to encourage positive reinforcement and ensure accurate documentation of areas of opportunity. Zenworkforce allows managers to operate more efficiently, it helps facilitates employee engagement, and provides risk mitigation assistance to the executive team.

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Making Millions With WordPress

Making Millions With WordPress

Brandon Uttley Business Motivation and Inspiration, Growing A Business, Marketing And Sales, Overcoming Business Obstacles, Podcast, Resources And Tools, Starting A Business Leave a Comment

Go For Launch Podcast Show 82How does a high school kid who speaks no English immigrate to America, overcome racial tensions, graduate from college and go on to earn millions with WordPress (among other things)?

That is just part of the amazing story of Syed Balkhi. I had the honor of meeting Syed two different times in 2015. He joins me on today’s podcast to talk about his impressive entrepreneurial journey.

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Develop A Winning Edge

Develop A Winning Edge

Brandon Uttley Business Motivation and Inspiration, Marketing And Sales, Podcast Leave a Comment

Go For Launch Podcast Show 81Dan Waldschmidt helps billion-dollar companies and high performers develop a winning edge. His bestselling book, EDGY Conversations: How Ordinary People Can Achieve Outrageous Success, is a blueprint that goes beyond typical self-help advice.

Dan is a popular speaker, business strategist and an ultra-runner who since birth has been refusing to accept business as usual.

Like many kids, he had a lawn mowing business, but he turned his into a money-making machine (though he opted not to tell his mom about his increased profits).

He ran track like plenty of other kids, but he pushed himself to break his high school’s mile record. He got the usual entry-level job right of college, but then he changed the sales process, earned millions of dollars for the company, and became CEO by the time he was 25.Dan Waldschmidt

These days, Dan is a people strategist and a conversation changer, serving as president and chief antagonist at Waldschmidt Partners International.

Dan and his team help people arrive at business-changing breakthrough ideas by moving past outdated conventional wisdom, social peer pressure and the selfish behaviors that stop them from being high performers.

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how to work on purpose

How To Work On Purpose

Brandon Uttley Business Motivation and Inspiration, Growing A Business, Podcast Leave a Comment

Go For Launch Podcast Show 80Are you just running a business merely for the sake of making money—or have you discovered how to work on purpose, with a clear mission?

Scott Beebe has many missions in life, among them helping small business owners and organizational leaders uncover what they cannot see. As the founder and head coach of MyBusinessOnPurpose.com, a business coaching, training, and strategy group, he does this in three primary ways:Scott Beebe

  • Through the development and implementation of organizational Vision, Mission and Values
  • By systematizing and automating business systems so owners can work ON their business and less time IN their business
  • By leading virtual Business On Purpose Mastermind groups

Scott is also the host of The Business On Purpose podcast, a weekly podcast where Scott interviews small business owners to get their insights on how they are living out their business on purpose.

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automate your business success

Automate Your Business Success

Brandon Uttley Business Motivation and Inspiration, Growing A Business, Marketing And Sales, Overcoming Business Obstacles, Podcast, Starting A Business Leave a Comment

Go For Launch Podcast Show 79When it comes to starting and running your own business, Joshua Latimer has a great saying:

Everybody sees the wine, but no one sees crushing of the grapes.”

Josh knows firsthand how challenging it is to start your own venture—and how much grape-crushing is needed. He left his job as a banker for JP Morgan Chase to start a cleaning business in Michigan that he eventually grew and sold to a California based cleaning conglomerate in 2015.Joshua Latimer

Now, he is living and working from Costa Rica with his wife and their four kids, where he helps small business owners all over the world understand the power of business systems and automation, and the freedom they can bring.

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how to invent new products

How to Invent New Products

Brandon Uttley Business Motivation and Inspiration, Podcast, Starting A Business 1 Comment

Go For Launch Podcast Show 78Admit it: You’ve had at least one idea for a “million dollar product” in your lifetime. But chances are, you never actually followed through and saw your idea actually come to life. Am I right?

The idea of envisioning something new then developing it into a viable product is as old as the American Dream. But if you want to know how to invent products the right way—and there is a ton of information to digest—the best person I know to consult with is Louis Foreman. He joins me on today’s podcast to delve into the fascinating world of product ideation, development and commercialization.Louis Foreman

Louis is founder and Chief Executive of Enventys, an integrated product design and engineering firm. He is also CEO of Edison Nation, and Edison Nation Medical.

Read on for his complete bio.

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Monetize your expertise work anywhere

Monetize Your Expertise and Work Anywhere

Brandon Uttley Business And Legal Issues, Business Motivation and Inspiration, Growing A Business, Overcoming Business Obstacles, Podcast, Starting A Business Leave a Comment

Go For Launch Podcast Show 77Discover how to monetize your expertise and work anywhere with Caitlin Pyle.

Caitlin is a 29-year-old former desk zombie turned business transformation consultant. She’s the creator of ProofreadAnywhere.com, home of the online course Transcript Proofreading: Theory and Practice™, the first-ever online course on how to work from anywhere by proofreading transcripts for court reporters. She teamed up with a colleague to expand the brand by launching Transcribe Anywhere in January 2016.Caitlin Pyle

An authentic and effective content marketer, Caitlin turned ProofreadAnywhere into a six-figure+ blog and business within three months, and total business revenue reached $1 million within 15 months. To teach others her unique method of building platforms, carving out authority in a niche, and monetizing digital products, Caitlin developed TheWorkAnywhereLife.com blog and the Monetize Your Genius™ course.

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