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Ep 48: Spark a revolution! Leadership is a vital part of being an entrepreneur. Mervyn Byrd gives some insights and wisdom.



As the the ‎Vice President, Sales & Leadership Development at Waukesha County Business Alliance Mervyn Bryd knows a thing or two about leadership. He also has a wealth of knowledge around finances and entrepreneurship.

In this episode, we chat about Mervyn’s background in business and how he has been able to achieve a high level of success. He talks commercial banking, lessons he learned from failure and leadership. We talk about planning in your business, pivoting, recognizing trends/opportunities and the importance of networking. Mervyn also touches on the green box revolution and how the principles can be used to revolutionize your finances!

Links:

www.enterprise-now.biz

www.waukesha.org

merchant8f@gmail.com


Ep 47: Want to attract the media and get the free publicity you deserve? Katrina Cravy shares some tips and tricks. (Re-broadcast)



As a former Emmy Award-Winning TV Reporter and Talk Show Host, Katrina Cravy is sharing what she knows about the media, customer service, smart consumer choices and how to get the publicity you deserve.

In this episode, we talk about how she made the transition from her day job and how she got over the fear of striking out on her own. 

Links:

http://katrinacravy.com/

www.enterprise-now.biz

www.wqyl-db.com


Ep 46: Mark Concannon – Leverage video to tell your company’s story. (Re-broadcast)



Video is a powerful medium.

Telling your company’s story is important to your brand strategy. Mark had the privilege of telling some great stories during his 23-year multi-Emmy-Award-winning career as an anchor/reporter at Fox 6 in Milwaukee. He still gets to tell great stories as President and Executive Producer of Concannon Communications. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, start-up businesses and independent professionals seeking compelling video content.

In this episode, we talk about tenacity in business and how to succeed as an entrepreneur. We also talk stats on the impact of video compared to other forms of media.

Links:

http://www.concannoncommunications.com/

www.enterprise-now.biz

www.wqyl-db.com


Ep 45: Find your passion and jump! Teri McElrath of Kare Visits (Re-broadcast)



About Kare Visits:

Kare Visits LLC is a professional respite care support service that is based in Chicago, IL. Kare Visits develops innovative tools and resources to support and advocate for the care of those that reside in healthcare facilities that are elderly or disabled. Kare Visits utilizes a survey tool that is used to perform well-being checks scheduled by caregivers.

Topics:

In this episode, we talk about how to find your passion and how to recognize when to make the jump into entrepreneurship. Don’t overthink things and pay attention to the everyday problems that need solutions. Get over fear and follow your passion. We talk about how to collaborate with other entrepreneurs and to engage with those in the start-up community as a way to learn and grow. 

Resources:

https://www.accion.org/

https://www.sba.gov/

Book:

Rework by Jason Fried 

Links:

www.karevisits.com

www.enterprise-now.biz

www.wqyl-db.com