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#37: Hala Taha—How to Develop an Internship Program to Fill Your Talent Pool

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

Release Date: 09/13/2021

#49: Why Your Product Can't Be Everything to Everyone show art #49: Why Your Product Can't Be Everything to Everyone

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

Let's start with the bad news. If you're attempting to target anyone and everyone as a potential customer, your business will never be known for anything. But here's the good news! When you nail down exactly who your customer is and become super specific in telling them exactly what problem you can solve for them, your business will fly far and fast.   This is what today's episode is all about. Our guest, Stephanie Gray, is a corporate trainer who originally came to us needing help strategizing how to grow her client list. But in her coaching conversation with Donald Miller, an entirely...

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#48: Tom Henschel—Establishing Your Executive Presence show art #48: Tom Henschel—Establishing Your Executive Presence

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

You may take pride in wearing your heart on your sleeve when interacting with your team, feeling it comes across as transparent and honest. The trouble is even though you may have the best intentions, your impact could be leaving team members feeling judged or dismissed. And, even more troubling, it could be holding you and your company back! Today we talk with Tom Henschel, executive coaching expert and host of The Look & Sound of Leadership Podcast, all about how to navigate the gap between intention and impact and how you can strengthen what Tom refers to as your "executive presence."...

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#47: How to Scale as a Solopreneur show art #47: How to Scale as a Solopreneur

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

Solopreneur- we applaud you. You’ve worked hard, started a business, and grown it to where it is today. Now you’re ready to take the next step! ... Except you’re stuck. And because you alone continue to act as the “secret sauce” powering everything inside your business, you never see the light of day. To take the next step in scaling your business and avoiding burnout, you must first figure out how to scale yourself!   Today's guest, Katherine Kelly of , knows this all too well. Katherine is the "secret sauce" powering her very successful stationary business but is finding...

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#46: Hala Taha RETURNS—How to Start and Grow Your Own Podcast show art #46: Hala Taha RETURNS—How to Start and Grow Your Own Podcast

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

Over the last year, podcasts have exploded in popularity, becoming a powerful marketing tool. Podcasts are a great way to engage with and build your customer base, but starting one can seem like a huge undertaking. That's exactly why we invited Hala Taha, host of the Young and Profiting podcast and founder of YAP media, back to the show. She joins Donald Miller to coach you through developing a podcast strategy from start to finish. Hala also reveals which social platform you and your business need to be utilizing to increase engagement and strengthen your customer base.     Find out...

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#45: Tyler Ginn—How to Use Social Media to Actually Grow Your Business show art #45: Tyler Ginn—How to Use Social Media to Actually Grow Your Business

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

You know your business is supposed to be on social media, right? So you keep showing up there, posting randomly, spending time and money trying to connect with customers. But if you’re honest, all of your social media efforts don't seem to be leading to more customers or more revenue.   It doesn’t have to be that way. It’s possible to use social media to connect with prospective customers, add new email addresses to your list, and ultimately drive more revenue for your business. In today’s conversation, Donald Miller and Tyler Ginn, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at...

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#44: Mignon Francois—How to Build a Business When You Have Absolutely, Freaking Nothing show art #44: Mignon Francois—How to Build a Business When You Have Absolutely, Freaking Nothing

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

How can you build your business when you have nothing? Nothing in the bank, nothing left in your fuel tank and nothing much to work with. Believe it or not, there’s a way. That’s why we invited Mignon Francois, founder and CEO of The Cupcake Collection, to share her story of how she started a business at one of the lowest points in her life and grew it into a $15 million empire! If you’re feeling like there’s no way you could ever succeed in your business, Mignon’s story of resilience and reinvention will give you some much needed inspiration.   P.S. If you’re feeling bored...

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#43: Joshua DuBois—How Your Business Can Get the Most Out of Quarter 4 show art #43: Joshua DuBois—How Your Business Can Get the Most Out of Quarter 4

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

With the holidays just around the corner, is your business ready to make the most of it? In this week’s conversation, Joshua DuBois, co-founder and CEO of , returns, packing a powerful punch with his top three predictions for quarter 4. He’ll coach you on how to best position your business so it’s ready to take on your customer’s problems head-on into the new year!     Find out more about Joshua DuBois and how he and his team can help your business get ahead at .   --   If you need help assessing what’s wrong with your business, you can hire a Business Made...

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#42: Tim Schurrer—How to Keep Your Team Focused On Your Big Goals show art #42: Tim Schurrer—How to Keep Your Team Focused On Your Big Goals

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

Are your employees always busy, but your business still doesn’t seem to move forward? Do you feel like you’re always stuck micromanaging? Without a management and execution system, this is the arena you can expect to play in. But if you want employees who are focused, productive, and happy in their jobs, then today’s conversation is for you! Donald Miller and Tim Schurrer, Vice President of Talent Management and Culture at Business Made Simple, coach you through the simple but effective management and execution framework you need to empower your employees, stay out of the weeds and leave...

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#41: Clate Mask—Not Having a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System Is Costing You show art #41: Clate Mask—Not Having a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System Is Costing You

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

Creating and nurturing customer relationships is key to growing your business. You must know where they are in their journey to buying your product so you can easily guide them to the sale. But managing it all can be overwhelming and exhausting which is exactly why you need a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. Speaking from experience, implementing a CRM system helped grow StoryBrand and Business Made Simple to over $15 million! Today we are joined by Clate Mask who is co-founder and CEO of Keap, a leading CRM platform. Clate will coach you on how to easily integrate a CRM to help...

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#40: How To Grow Your Business When You Feel Stuck show art #40: How To Grow Your Business When You Feel Stuck

Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

Growing your business can feel like a constant and overwhelming guessing game. That's exactly what this week's guest, Sheri Rowney, owner of Harmonized Brain Center, was facing when she came to us for help. Sheri is a brilliant business owner with a great business model, but like many of you, she's hit a roadblock when it comes to growing and scaling. In this coaching conversation, Don walks Sheri through exactly what she needs to do to grow her business without adding hours to an already packed schedule. If you're feeling like your business has hit a ceiling when it comes to growth potential,...

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Some the biggest challenges you face growing your business are finding the right talent and managing to pay your people without overhead getting too high. That's why you need an internship program. And we don't mean some stereotypical program where college students complete mindless tasks. In today's conversation with expert Hala Taha, host of the Young and Profiting podcast and founder of YAP media, you'll learn how to build an internship program that makes it easy to find and train the talent you need to grow your business.
 
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Find out more about Hala's Young and Profiting podcast and YAP Media at YoungAndProfiting.com/Yap-Media.
 
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