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Episode #105

Ken Beurmann, CEO of Terrio Physical Therapy & Fitness, (and one who knows small business connections) talks about why now is the time to be conservative with your growth (as we grow out of this recession), learning from employees with their personal dreams are so they can help grow yours, and why you need to constantly ask yourself, "What does the solution need to be?"

Check out what Ken and his team have going on at: https://terriotherapy.com.

 

Episode #104

Chad Tongco, Founder / CEO of Primaris Market Development, who does a lot of social group small business networking, talks about the customer journey, importance of compensation zoning, and why you should focus on the signal, not the noise...and why on earth you want to avoid New York winters!

Check out what Chad and his team have going on at: https://www.primarisglobal.com.

 

Episode #103

Debbi Bagley, owner of Bakersfield Locksmith, (a local woman owned business who hires employees for aptitude) encourages us about the benefits of answering the phone and showing up, how no employee wants to be dictated to, how it’s okay to make a mistake, own it, say you’re sorry, and move on!…and how finding a home for stray dogs can help your business grow!

Check out what Debbi and her team have going on at: https://bakersfield-locksmith.com.

 

Episode #102

Meredith Bell, owner of Autonomy Farms (an organic meat subscription service & new event venue), explains credibility through association, surrounding yourself with people who challenge you, why it's okay to take the path best for you, and...what to when nature obliterates your business!

Check out what Meredith and her team have going on at: https://autonomyfarms.com/

 

Episode #101

Callie Jenkins, owner of Poise, Pilates, and Barre, for whom covid forced her business to reset, has an online subscription service that works, is a successful millennial business owner who walks us through rising out of recession and evolve to the new business trends (that actually works), how intentionally focusing on your customers breads success, why treating yourself to new local businesses is good business...and is it okay to be nervous doing an interview on You Tube?

Check out what Callie and her team have going on at: https://poisepilatesbarre.com/

 

Episode #100

Morgan Clayton, Founder / President of Tel-Tech Security Systems, guides on why to do business with who you know, like, and trust. He also chats about enriching your knowledge of giving back through grace and the need to help others in order to help you and your business...and...one of the biggest personal sacrifices he has made in his personal life.

Check out what Morgan and his team have going on at: http://www.tel-tec.com.

 

Episode #99

Jake Slayton, President / CEO of Goodwill Industries of South Central California, guides us on how to price shelf items (and a goodwill store near me now) guides us in trimming down your admin, why you only need a couple key people,  and what to do with employees you've hired that turn out to have the wrong skill sets...and the key to being the lead horse in fantasy football!

Check out what Jake and his team have going on at: https://thegoodwill.org.

 

Episode #98

Mike Russo, Co-Owner of Russo's Books, a local book store option other than Amazon that is open, guides us on how your physical store can do more than "make it" in an online world, why you have to fail to succeed, and the books REAL successful business owners are reading...plus, a special sales insider secret!

Check out what Mike and his team have going on at: https://www.russosbooks.com.

 

Episode #97

Jessica Pounds, local woman owner of Moo Creamery, chats with us about best practices how people DO notice hard work, about keeping things interesting in your business, READ the fine print...and why would someone leave stable, safe, secure accountancy when they could thrive in the hustle and bustle of a hot kitchen?!

Check out what Jessica and her team have going on at: http://www.moocreamery.com.

 

Episode #96

Clayton Camp, President of Kern Machinery, on why you pay attention to your numbers, see what you're looking at, plus gives us three practical, usable keys that have propelled Kern Machinery into continually sustainable profitability for four generations that you can use today to grow a strong and profitable business...and by the way, who is the janitor?

Check out what Clayton and his team have going on at: https://kernmachinery.com.

 

Episode #95

Sarah Slayton-Price, a local woman owned business during covid and CEO of Jake's Tex-Mex Cafe is on Small Business Celebration about best practices for champion team coordination, adapting, and systematization, how to find that top 1%-2% that makes a BIG difference in your bottom line, and one key element for long-term sustainable assurance in the success of your business...plus, Doug...

Check out what Sarah and her team have going on at: http://jakestexmex.com.

 

Episode #94

David Dobbs, owner of Imbibe Wine and Spirits, tells how he learned the wine, whiskey (whisky), and spirits business from being a sweat-equity partner in his father's third liquor store to owning Imbibe Wine and Spirits that has three very unique features, which combined, that serves his customers in ways that cannot be found anywhere else in California.

David Dobbs also shows us two secrets to the success of his business so that you can learn those concepts to those secrets and create your own competitive advantage for your business.

Check out what David and his team have going on at: https://imbibewine.com.

 

Episode #93

Kevin Oliver, owner of Kevin Oliver and Associates, is on the Small Business Celebration program this week and he’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Don’t over extend yourself.
  2. Even in a down turn, somebody has money you can find.
  3. There is a difference between a house and a home.

Discover what Kevin and his team have going on at: https://kevinoliver.chime.me.

Episode #92

Jere White, owner of White Forest Nursery, is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and he’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. It’s all about social media!
  2. How to evolve your interaction with your customers.
  3. Your vendors are your lifeline.

Discover what Jere and his team have going on at: https://whiteforestnursery.com.

Episode #91

Raji Brar, COO of Countryside Market & Restaurants, is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and she’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Use franchise systems and add your own touch to it for success
  2. Save to grow.
  3. Our world works better when everyone’s involved.

Discover what Raji and her team have going on at: https://www.countrysiderestaurants.com.

Episode #90

Ben Dominguez and Saint Dominguez, owners of Oasis Air Conditioning, are on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and they’re going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Education can bring both knowledge and excitement to your employees and staff.
  2. It’s much more rewarding helping individual people and their outcomes.
  3. You really have to listen to people.

Discover what Ben and Saint have going on at: https://oasisairandsolar.com.

Episode #89

George Masud and George Masud, owners of Waterfall Cleaners, is on the Small Business Celebration program this week and they’re going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Location, location, location
  2. Be genuine, not fake.
  3. Simplify your business for your customers.

Discover what Masud and Masud have going on at: https://www.waterfallcleaners.com.

Episode #88

David Perkins, publisher of “Seven Oaks Living” Magazine, is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and he’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Pay attention to your smallest customer. That customer can become your biggest customer.
  2. Everyone deserves a great value for their investment in your product.
  3. Know your humble beginnings and don’t forget where you’ve come from.

Episode #87

Brooke Antonioni, President / CEO of Form Force, Inc. and Trans-West Services, Inc., is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and she’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Don’t stay stagnate, be flexible and be wiling to change.
  2. Self audits lead to growth and opportunities for your company.
  3. Good data leads to informed decisions.

Discover what Brooke and her team have going on at: https://www.formforceinc.com.

Podcast / Episode 86

Tommy Bathe, owner of Domino Plastics Manufacturing, Inc., is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and he’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Take acquisitions that you can fail at and still make money.
  2. The bigger oil stains means the bigger discounts.
  3. Timeliness and adaptiveness are keys to keeping your customer.

Discover what Tommy and his team have going on at: https://www.dominoplastics.com.

Podcast / Episode 85

Tracy Walker Kiser, owner of H. Walker & Co., is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and she’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Listen to your loyal customers, they will tell you what they want to buy from you.
  2. Have a passion to show compassion for your community.
  3. Find people who can be your sounding board and see things differently.

Check out what Tracy and her team have going on at: https://hwalkers.com.

Podcast / Episode 84

Dr. Ben W. Laverty, President and CEO of California Safety Training Corporation, is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and he’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Evolve, evolve, evolve.
  2. If you have money in the bank, it’s not necessarily yours.
  3. Be prepared!

Check out what Ben and his team have going on at: http://www.cstcsafety.com.

Podcast / Episode 83

Rogers Brandon, President of American General Media, is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and he’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Keep in mind your debt structure, but still be acquisition oriented.
  2. Those who react quickly are the ones who survive.
  3. Act responsibly, continue to take care of it, you will make it to the end of the time.

Check out what Rogers and his team has going on at: https://www.americangeneralmedia.com.

Podcast / Episode 82

Dr. Scott Thor, with Cornerstone Coaching, LLC., is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and he’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. Build a budget/make a plan/then stick to it!
  2. In the end, your business is dependent on making connections and relationships, Covid or not.
  3. Focus on less to make more.

Check out what Scott and his team has going on at: https://www.scottthorllc.com.

Podcast / Episode 81

John Willingham and Carol Bennett, with Sunbelt Business Brokers, are on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and they’re going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. How to create cashflow through multiple revenue streams.
  2. Why buying a business can be cheaper than starting a new one.
  3. It’s all about pairing the right business with the right client.

Check out what John and Carol have going on at: https://www.sunbeltnetwork.com/bakersfield-ca/.

Podcast / Episode 80

Molly Busacca, of Secure Systems, is on the Small Business Celebration podcast this week and she’s going to guide us in the importance of:

  1. You both can’t be the boss at the same time.
  2. What can we address post Covid-19.
  3. You have to like yourself the most…take care of yourself and respect yourself.

Check out what Molly and her team has going on at: https://mysecuresystems.com.

Podcast / Episode 79

Austin Smith, Sage Equities

Podcast / Episode 78

Robert Brumfield, Brumfield Law Group

Podcast / Episode 77

Keith Stoller, Tax and Business Solutions

Podcast / Episode 76

Les Mood, Energy Independence Group

Podcast / Episode 75

Donna Schwartz, Emerald Enterprises

Podcast / Episode 74

Jerry Tyler, Heart of Nature

Podcast / Episode 73

Katherine Hall, Katherine Hall Agency

Podcast / Episode 72

Jay Tamsi, Bakersfield Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Podcast / Episode 71

Judith M. Weigle, Divorce Resource, Inc.

Podcast / Episode 70

Jennifer Deater, The Garage

Podcast / Episode 69

Tim McCorkle, Impax Automation, LLC.

Podcast / Episode 68

Ollie Danner, HempAccess.com

Podcast / Episode 67

Patrick Holmes, Patrick Holmes Painting

Podcast / Episode 66

Ike Krieger, "Easier Way to Sell"

Podcast / Episode 65

Hugh Beatty, M.D., The "Wellness Doc"

Podcast / Episode 64

David Oxley, Oxley Pest Control

Podcast / Episode 63

John Paul Lake, Kern Venture Group

Podcast / Episode 62

Janelle Capra, Alzheimer's Disease Association of Kern County

Podcast / Episode 61

Kevin Oliver, Oliver and Associates Real Estate Team

Podcast / Episode 60

Dr. Justin Hiebert, Next Steps Coaching

Podcast / Episode 59

Ricky Chavez, RMars Creative Group

Podcast / Episode 58

Pastor Kevin Caudle, Christian Life Assembly

Podcast / Episode 57

Yahne Adams - B.I.G. Consulting, LLC.

Podcast / Episode 56

Brian Conner - Bolthouse Properties, LLC.

Podcast / Episode 55

Kevin Burton - Klein DeNatale Goldner, Attorneys at Law

Podcast / Episode 54

Laura Hill, Dan Klingenberger, and Denise Montencino with Kern County Society for Human Resource Management (KC SHRM)

Podcast / Episode 53

Kyle Brown, Bakersfield Business Networking Group

Podcast / Episode 52

Bob Meadows, Business Development Director - City of Shafter

Podcast / Episode 51

Robert Moseley, House of Moseley

Podcast / Episode 50

Rosco Rolnick and Sarah Rolnick, Guaranteed Shoe Center

Podcast / Episode 49

Mike Russo, Russo's Books

Podcast / Episode 48

Jon Slagle and Jean-Luc Slagle, Scope Studios

Podcast / Episode 47

Mike DeSchutter, Cal State Communications

Podcast / Episode 46

Jeannie Bertolaccini, Ordiz Melby Architects

Podcast / Episode 45

Dr. Juanita Webb, J. Webb Consulting

Podcast / Episode 44

Cathi Guerrero, Black & Sterling Management Company

Podcast / Episode 43

Scott Burnett, Burnett and Associates.

Podcast / Episode 42

Terry Denesha, Denesha Insurance

Podcast / Episode 41

Shannon LaBare, Purveyor House

Podcast / Episode 40

Eric Merz, Eric A. Merz Consulting and Delighted Coaching

Podcast / Episode 39

Bill Wright, Oilfield Safety Anchor Service

Podcast / Episode 38

Ron Saylor, Celebrities of Magic

Podcast / Episode 37

Brian Sorci, Sorci Construction

Podcast / Episode 36

Dan Klingenberger, LeBeau Thelen, LLP.

Podcast / Episode 35

Laura Hill, Pinnacle Recruitment Services

Podcast / Episode 34

Jeff Gutierrez, Dewalt Corporation

Podcast / Episode 33

Roosevelt Scott, Triple Threat Solutions

Podcast / Episode 32

Dr. John Heidrick, MDVIP

Podcast / Episode 31

Tracy Leach - Providence Strategic Consulting, Inc.

Podcast / Episode 30

Keith Stoller, Keith Stoller Tax & Business Solutions

Podcast / Episode 29

David Plivelich / Marcom Group

Podcast / Episode 28

Dr. Dana Yeoman / Second Smile Denture Care

Podcast / Episode 27

Wayne Deats, Jr. / Deats Properties

Podcast / Episode 26

Goli Ameri, StartItUp!

Podcast / Episode 25

Karla Cope, Cope's Knotty Pine Cafe

Podcast / Episode 24

Grand Master Ivan and Maria Jadric, Tehachapi Martial Arts Center

Podcast / Episode 23

Richard Chapman, Kern Economic Development Corporation

Podcast / Episode 22

Barry Gribbon, Homerun Entertainment

Podcast / Episode 21

Ariel & Adela Gonzales, Arrive Financial & Insurance Services

Podcast / Episode 20

Robert Voss, MBI Merchant Solutions

Podcast / Episode 19

George and Louis Clerou, The Clerou Tire Company

Podcast / Episode 18

Brandon Martin, Borton Petrini, LLP.

Podcast / Episode 17

Sheri Horn-Bunk, Taft College Foundation

Podcast / Episode 16

Elisa Torres, Pinnacle Enterprises

Podcast / Episode 15

Rod & Julie Crawford, Pyrenees Cafe

Podcast / Episode 14

Cristo Garcia, Cristo Garcia Farmers Insurance Agency

Podcast / Episode 13

Keith Stoller, Keith Stoller Tax & Business Solutions

Podcast / Episode 12

Ken Quarnberg, Valley Gun

Podcast / Episode 11

Corina Carrillo Claxton,

House of Beauty

Podcast / Episode 10

Gary Been, Farmers Insurance

Podcast / Episode 9

Tim McNeely, LifeStone Wealth Management

Podcast / Episode 8

Dr. Calvin Kubo, Golden Valley Medical Associates

Podcast / Episode 7

Rick Mossman, Mossman's Catering

Podcast / Episode 6

Ron Holbert, JoRonCo Party Rentals

Podcast / Episode 5

Marcus Johnson, Starstruck Entertainment Services

Podcast / Episode 4

Mark Hale, Shockdoc Services

Podcast / Episode 3

David Milazzo, Macroscopic

Podcast / Episode 2

Ferris Mitchell, Tekton Engineering

Podcast / Episode 1

Marty Pay, Marty Pay Insurance