Business Ideas

Electric Advisors – The Money Saving Business Service

EPISODE 36 WITH RUSSELL LACEY OF ELECTRIC ADVISORS Thank you for joining us today for episode 36 of the the Business In Real Life podcast. Our guest is Russell Lacey of Electric Advisors.  This is an unusual conversation in that it’s more educational about his business than information about how to be successful in some

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Who Is Your Coach?

EPISODE 35 DO YOU HAVE A COACH? If you thought you were listening to the Select Business Team podcast, we changed the name of the podcast and we are now Business In real life. Listen to the last episode # 34 and we explained why we are rebranding. It’s a new year and if you

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Rebranding

EPISODE 34 BRANDING AND REBRANDING  You see, after this episode, the Select Business Podcast is rebranding and will have a new name and a new iTunes Graphic. This podcast was started as a way to promote members and clients of my company, Select Business Team. At Select, or as it has been nicknamed, SBT, we

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Non Business Books Recommended By SBT Members 2018

Every year we check in with our members to see what they are reading. Many are reading business books or listening to podcasts but a few have been reading non fiction books. Below is a list of  books that members of SELECT BUSINESS TEAM have been reading in their spare time. Several members say that

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Sales Call Planning

While not everyone wants to admit it, if you are responsible for bringing in revenue, you are in sales. In 10 or 20 years, it might be called something else, but for today, it’s sales! From many of the professionals that I talk with, many don’t like to think of themselves as a sales person

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Creating A Year End Referral Marketing Plan

What do you want to accomplish in the last few months of the year? Select Business Team members have a variety of goals, but one that we heard from many members was to work on their marketing plan. For some, working on the referral marketing plan means creating one and for others, it means fine

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Books Members Are Reading 2018

One of the recent business idea segments for our Select Business Team meeting focused on the books our members are reading. If you missed the meeting or you are looking for something to add to your library, here’s the list! This list is focused on business books and are member recommended. INFLUENCER NUDGE FRED FACTOR

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EP 33 The Benefits Of Mediation With Ellen Kandell

BUSINESS AND MARKETING PODCAST WITH ELLEN KANDELL Today we are talking about the important stuff in a business – conflict in the workplace, sexual harassment and mediation with Ellen Kandall who is a litigator turned mediator and trainer. Our conversation starts with how people in her position can help an organization but once we get

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EP 32 Women Speak With Ansylla Ramsey

BUSINESS AND MARKETING PODCAST WITH ANSYLLA RAMSEY  My guest, Ansylla Ramsey, is venturing into a new career – opening a speaking circle just for women. You’ll learn what this is and how it will benefit women who participate. Starting a new venture can be difficult and we talk about some of the challenges Ansylla has

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Buying A Franchise with Mari Millard

BUSINESS AND MARKETING PODCAST WITH MARI MILLARD Today we are talking with Mari Millard who is the  owner of Two Maids and A Mop, a cleaning service franchise in Rockville, MD and Alexandria, Va. Mari purchased the franchise last year and she’s extremely passionate about her new venture. Our conversation explores the decision process of

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